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July 4, 2022
4:00 pm
10:00 pm

Baltimore Fourth of July Celebration

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore (WPB) are excited to announce that 4th of July festivities are returning to the Harbor! 

Starting at 3:00 p.m. there will be food & drink trucks, selfie stations and more at West Shore Park.
At 4:00 p.m. listen to the traditional performance by the Navy Band Commodores at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater.
After the concert, there will be street performers and activities along the promenade.
BSO Artistic Partner and Baltimorean Wordsmith will deliver a spoken word performance of Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” at 7:30 p.m.
Then at 8:00 p.m., the BSO will host a Star-Spangled Celebration concert under the baton of Assistant Conductor Jonathan Rush.
The full orchestra performance will culminate around 9:30 p.m. with a dazzling 13-minute fireworks display.

Other holiday activities include an Oriole’s game at Camden Yards and AVAM’s annual pet parade. See below for a full schedule of events and details. 

8:30 a.m. Pet Parade registration begins AVAM
9:00 a.m. Pet Parade begins AVAM
1:05 p.m. Orioles v. Rangers; national anthem performed by the BSO Camden Yards
4:00 p.m. Navy Band Commodores performance begins Harborplace Amphitheater
6:30 p.m. Street performers and activities Waterfront Promenade
7:30 p.m. Spoken word performance by BSO Artistic Partner Wordsmith BGE Pavilion mainstage in Rash Field Park
7:30 p.m. Picnic at the Top begins Top of the World Observation Level
8:00 p.m. Star-Spangled Celebration concert by the BSO begins BGE Pavilion mainstage in Rash Field Park
9:30 p.m. Fireworks begin, accompanied by the BSO Waterfront Promende, BSO at the BGE Pavilion mainstage 9:43 p.m. Fireworks end Waterfront Promenade

Multiple locations along the Inner Harbor Promenade



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