Independence Day

Rockville’s Independence Day Celebration is held annually at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park in King Farm. This location offers wonderful spectator viewing, and ample and convenient parking for the 4th of July festivities. Enjoy live music by Vertigo Red and a 20-minute fireworks display.

Event Date
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
7 - 10 p.m.

Event Location
Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park
1800 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD 20850


Still have questions? Contact: 

Special Events
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240-314-8620

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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850

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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Parking 

Free parking is available in lots along Shady Grove, and Gaither Roads as well as on Piccard Drive. These lots are conveniently located near the event site. There is no parking available in the King Farm neighborhood.

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 parking map.

Accessible parking is available in the parking lot on the corner of Shady Grove Road and Gaither Road. Please display your Accessible Parking Pass when entering the event site. 

General Information

  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event.
  • Bring beach chairs or blankets to ensure comfortable seat­ing. Be considerate so that those around you can see the show too
  • No chairs or blankets allowed within 100 feet of the stage. 
  • Outside, prepared food is permitted 
  • Most events will take place rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, cancella­tions will be posted on this page and at www.Facebook.com/CityofRockville

For the safety of all, please follow these guidelines: 

  • Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park is smoke and vape free  
  • No tents, barbecuing or open flames
  • No outside alcohol
  • No wheeled recreational devices
  • No noisemakers, glass containers, drones, laser pointers
  • No weapons, illegal substances, explosives
  • No throwing footballs, frisbees, baseballs or other projectiles