Gaithersburg, Maryland celebrates the 4th of July with live music, food, and spectacular fireworks. Note, the Independence Day celebration is on Saturday, July 1 this year! Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, the 60-acre park, provides an ideal setting for a full day (and night) of activities including concerts by Nation, one of DC’s top dance bands, plus local R&B, soul, pop and rock bands, inflatables, interactive games, roving entertainers, face painting, and food trucks.
Following the fireworks, stay for the Summer Glo After Party, have some fun and avoid the usual traffic backups. Concert and activities will be held from 5-11:30 p.m.
Fireworks at Bohrer Park Essential Info
Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm is located at 506 S. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD.
Bohrer Park is home to the Gaithersburg Water Park, Skate Park and Mini Golf course, plus walking paths, a playground and ponds. It also houses the Activity Center at Bohrer Park.
Limited parking is available on site. Bohrer Park is within a short walk of Olde Towne, Gaithersburg, where there will be free parking in a variety lots and in the parking garage.
Schedule of Events
- Family Fun Activities begin at 11 a.m. (Water Park and Minigolf will be open until 7 p.m)
- SummerFest festivities begin at 5 p.m.
- Fireworks launch at dusk (approximately 9:25 p.m.)
- Summer Glo After Party begins after the fireworks, 10-11 p.m. The playground will be fully lit, the Skate Park will stay open until 11 p.m., and there will be glow-in-the-dark giveaways and activities, dancing to the sounds of a lively DJ, plus late night snacks.
In the event of rain, the fireworks only will be held on July 2nd.
The air-conditioned Activity Center will be home to more festival fun with inflatables, a DJ and kid’s crafts. It also serves as a comfort station with indoor bathrooms and space to relax up until 9 p.m. Food will be sold at the celebration.
Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and blankets to enjoy a picnic during the event. Alcoholic beverages, glass containers, rollerblades, skates, bikes, pets, or fireworks are not permitted.
Read more about other great Fourth of July fireworks displays in the DC area.