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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Rockville to Celebrate a Fabulous Fourth with Fireworks in King Farm

Rockville, Maryland, June 18 – A Rockville tradition, the city’s annual Independence Day celebration, returns to King Farm on Wednesday, July 4.

Hosted by the Mayor and Council, the celebration is held annually at the 26-acre Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Drive, in King Farm, which offers easy access and ample free parking, with convenient exits within a short walk of fireworks viewing areas.

The celebration includes live music by The Nighthawks at 7 p.m. and a fabulous 20-minutelong fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. There is no rain date.

The entertainment and fireworks can be viewed from the park grounds. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and food and beverage. Parking will be available in lots on Shady Grove and Gaither roads and Piccard Drive, near the park. Rockville police will guide traffic to and from the designated lots before and after the event.

To prepare for the celebration, the Rockville Dog Park at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park will be closed from 7 a.m. Sunday, July 1 until 9 a.m. Thursday, July 5. The fireworks safety zone, which includes the football fields, tennis courts, playground and parking lots, will be closed from 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 3 through Wednesday, July 4. There will be limited access to other parts of the park from Sunday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 4.

For additional parking and general information, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/independenceday, email specialevents@rockvillemd.gov or call 240-314-8620.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov
 

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