The Annual Independence Day Celebration will be held at the Chesapeake Heritage Visitors Center on July 2, 2019. The event will include free entertainment, food trucks and a fireworks display at the conclusion. Free parking is available at the old outlets, located at the end of Piney Narrows road with transportation by “people movers” to the event site. Rain date will be July 3 with no vendors.
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Lots of food to pick from. Some of our favorite food trucks and vendors along with some new faces will be there. Choose from ice cream and snow cones to barbecue.
Kids entertainment includes, bounce houses, face painting, balloon twisters and more!
Ferry Point Park including the walking bridge will be closed at sunrise July 1st until sunrise July 4rd, for the QAC Independence Day Event taking place on July 2nd. If the fireworks are rained out on the 2nd the park will remain closed until July 6th.
Queen Anne’s County Independence Day Celebration - Official Press Release
KENT NARROWS - Fireworks will light up the Kent Narrows sky July 2, as part of Queen Anne's County Independence Day Celebration that includes family fun, food, music and of course the fireworks. The rain date for fireworks only is July 3. Admission and parking are free.
Parking for the event will be at the old Kent Narrows Factory Outlets and all Kent Narrows public-parking areas.
Festivities begin at 6 p.m. on the waterfront grounds of Chesapeake Exploration Center, located on the northwest side of Kent Narrows off Piney Narrows Road. Vendors will be on hand to sell treats, such as hot dogs, hamburgers, pit pork and beef, popcorn, funnel cakes, and other festival food and drinks.
The up-close-and-personal view of the fireworks display begins at 9:20 p.m. Blankets and lawn chairs are recommended for prime fireworks-viewing and comfort.