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Independence Day

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Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 7 - 10 p.m. 
(Rain Date: Sunday, July 5, 2015)
NEW! Location: Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park 

General Information 
Rockville's Independence Day Celebration is moving to Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park.  This new location offers better spectator viewing and ample and convenient parking as well as a larger fireworks display.  This event is hosted by the Mayor and Council of Rockville.  

Schedule of Events
 Event Location Time 
 The Nighthawks Stars Stage  7 p.m.
 The Fugitive Brass Quintet Stripes Stage 7 p.m.
 Rockville Concert Band Stripes Stage 8 p.m.
 Mayor and Council Greeting Stars and Stripes Stages 8:45 p.m.
 Fireworks Display Football Stadium* 9:15 p.m.
*The football stadium is closed to spectators. 

Viewing Areas 
The entertainment and fireworks can be viewed from the park grounds. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and food and beverage. 

Parking is available for free in lots along Shady Grove Road, Gaither Road and Choke Cherry Road. These lots are conveniently located near the event site.  

Please use main roads such at Route 355, Gude Drive, and Shady Grove Road to access these parking lots. There will be ample signage directing people to public parking. 

View the public parking map. 

Special Events
City of Rockville
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Ph: 240-314-8620
Fax: 240-314-8659