Prince George's County, Maryland

Fourth of July Approved County Fireworks Displays

For Immediate Release: 6/27/2013 1:00 PM

Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department wishes everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July. To enjoy holiday festivities we ask that you attend one of the public and municipal fireworks displays that will occur throughout the County. The following locations will conduct approved fireworks displays. Please visit respective web sites for additional information. Some of these venues may require an admission charge.

Date: July 3, 2013
Prince Georges Stadium City of District Heights
4101 NE Crain Highway 2000 Marbury Drive
Bowie, Maryland 20716 District Heights, MD 20747
Time: Post game Time: 9:00
Trinity Assembly of God City of Bowie
7800 Good Luck Road 4101 NE Crain Highway
Lanham, Maryland 20706 Bowie, MD 20716
Time: 9:00 pm
Concert Woodmore Bevco, LLC
1230 Pleasant Prospect Road 14001 Candy Hill Road
Mitchellville, MD 20721
Date: July 4, 2013
City of District Heights
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, MD 20747
Time: 9:00
City of Bowie
4101 NE Crain Highway
Bowie, MD 20716
Time: 9:15pm
Spirit of Faith Christian Center
14001 Candy Hill Road
Upper Malboro, MD 20772
Time: 9:30 pm
Six Flags America
13710 Central Avenue
Bowie, MD 20721
Time:9:30 pm
Town of Morningside
6901 Ames Street
Morningside, MD 20746
Time: Dusk
City of Greenbelt
555 Crescent Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Time: 9:20 pm
City of College Park
University of Maryland Lot #1
Time: Dusk

The City of Laurel will hold a daylong Fourth of July celebration that will end with fireworks on Saturday, July 6th.

All of these events have been granted a permit to conduct a fireworks event and will have the pyrotechnics inspected by a member of the City, County or State Office of the Fire Marshal. A Fire Inspector will remain on-site during the fireworks display.

Citizens, businesses and visitors should know that any consumer purchased fireworks are illegal in Prince George’s County. All fireworks from sparklers up to ground display are illegal - our law removes any doubt about what is permitted and what is not!!! All consumer fireworks are not permitted in Prince George's County.

Consumer purchased backyard fireworks can cause injuries and damage from fires. Please enjoy your fireworks at one of the many public displays.

Penalties for violation of this law carries up to $1,000 in fines and 6 months in jail. Enjoy Fourth of July safely and legally, attend a public or municipal display