Howard County’s July 4th Fireworks

  • Dates: July 4, 2019
  • Time: 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Bring a picnic or purchase food from on-site vendors. Parking is free (no VIP parking available).

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 5-10pm
Fireworks after dark 
Rain date: Thursday, July 5
(Fireworks Only) 
Location: Columbia Lakefront
Site Map: Map of Area
Inclement weather line: 410-313-4451 

Fireworks will start at dark, around 9:30 pm, weather depending.   

Note: Those wishing to place a blanket or sheet may do so beginning at 8 am on July 4. Those wishing to place a tarp on the grass may do so beginning at 3 pm. Placement of tarps and chairs must wait until 3 pm in order to protect the grass. For more information on your tarp, contact the Columbia Association at 410-312-6330. No boats are permitted on the lake July 3-5. We encourage all attendees to arrive early to avoid traffic congestion. Little Patuxent Parkway will be closed at approximately 7 pm and is not to be reopened until the conclusion of the fireworks. 

Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lots at the mall or off of Wincopin Circle.  

Download the FREE festival app, "HoCo July 4th", to listen to the soundtrack playing at the fest before 7 pm, or to view maps, directions, parking info, and vendors.

Howard County’s July 4th Fireworks