Fireworks will light up the Kent Narrows sky July 3rd during Queen Anne's County Independence Day Celebration that includes family fun, food, music, rides and of course the fireworks. The rain date, for fireworks only, is July 5. Admission and parking are free. Bring your own blankets and chairs, but please leave your pets at home.
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. Children’s activities include face painting, balloon artist, and a photo booth. The free inflatable rides are courtesy of the Bay Times/Record Observer. Musical entertainment is by Dave and Matthew Jam Acoustica.
The up-close-and-personal view of the fireworks display begins at dark. Parking for the event will be at the old Kent Narrows Factory Outlets and all Kent Narrows public-parking areas.