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Celebrate the 4th of July in Ocean City, MD

A weekend to celebrate the USA
Picnics & bonfires on the beach!
A day with friends and family
each year in Ocean City, Maryland
Lots of options for 2024

Celebrate the 4th of July in Ocean City!

The Fourth of July is all about American traditions like freedom, family, friends, and fireworks. As an American, you have the freedom to assemble your family and friends in Ocean City, Maryland for July 4th celebrations to make your holiday vacation memorable. July 4th and Ocean City are synonymous with each other, so every year the town goes above and beyond to give guests an extraordinary experience by hosting several Fourth of July celebrations.

If you’re downtown, the action all takes place on the beach at North Division St. and if you’re uptown, Northside Park is where you want to be. 

Sundaes in the Park has fireworks on Sundays both before and after the 4th (on Thursday this year.)  These events takes place at Northside Park

Both town celebrations are free to attend, but remember to bring a chair or blanket and get there early to grab a great spot. 

Whether you choose to commemorate our nation’s birthday by lounging in the sun, splashing in the surf, boating on the bay, cooking out, eating crabs, shopping on the boardwalk, or bar hopping, Ocean City offers all the attractions and amenities you need for a star spangled celebration that will make our Founding Fathers proud. Whether you spend every July 4 in Ocean City or are coming for the first time, there a few better ways to celebrate Independence Day than with the sand between your toes.

Independence Day musical entertainment at two locations:
July 4 – Caroline St. Stage
Festivities kick off at 6:30pm
Fireworks start at 9:30pm
July 4 – Northside Park
Festivities kick off at 8:00pm
Fireworks start at 9:30pm
July 5 – Caroline St. Stage
The U.S. Army Band Downrange – 7:45pm


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