Every year Baltimore City commemorates Independence Day with live music and an incredible fireworks display choreographed to today’s hits and classics in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The festivity draws a lively crowd for an exciting evening in the city’s sightseeing hub. While you can enjoy all of the festivities for free, some attractions along the Harbor are offering special events to amp up the celebrations.
1. While Eating Crabs
The Rusty Scupper is bringing back their Independence Day tradition! They’ll have an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring #1 Jumbo Male Crabs, Maryland Crab Soup, Black Angus Hamburgers, Chicken Wings, their famous Bread Pudding and many other summertime favorites. Drink specials, live entertainment and giveaways will also be available throughout the evening—as well as deck seating with the best views the Inner Harbor has to offer. Reservations are required, call (410) 727-3678 to get your seat!
2. On the Deck of a Historic Ship
Celebrate our nation’s independence aboard an American Treasure! Board the USS Constellation, high above the Inner Harbor crowds for the best view of the fireworks! You’ll enjoy backyard favorites along with local beer, wines, and assorted sodas. There will be music, special tours, cannon firings, giveaways and more! Find out more and get tickets.
3. While Exploring a Museum
Enjoy the best view of fireworks in the city from the museum’s waterfront campus. Bring a picnic, enjoy hands-on activities, and explore the museum’s exhibits before the fireworks show. Ticket includes parking for one car and museum admission for all passengers. Find out more and get tickets.
4. At the Top of the World
Top of the World Observational Level offers an unmatchable view of the fireworks. High above Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the attraction has a 360-degree view of Baltimore and the festive fireworks, food and beverage, children’s activities, sounds by a DJ and a photo booth. Find out more and get tickets.