What's the Fourth of July without fireworks?
So here's a list of places a short drive from Hyattsville where you and your family can enjoy those sparklers in the sky.
Where: Parking Lot 1, off Campus Drive near the University Boulevard/Adelphi Road entrance.
What: Food and music start at 7 p.m., with fireworks around 9 p.m. The Fabulous Hubcaps will perform and concessions will be available.
Where: 555 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt.
What: Entertainment begins at 5 p.m.—with a Hula Hoop Jam, Community Drum Circle Juggling School and a performance by the Greenbelt Concert Band. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
Where: 7611 Piney Branch Road, Takoma Park.
What: Parade at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Carroll and Ethan Allen avenues. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Where: 4101 N.E. Crain Hwy, Bowie.
What: Fireworks display after the game against the Reading Phillies. Enjoy a two-hour all-you-can-eat buffet featuring hamburgers, all-beef hotdogs, corn on the cob, barbecue baked beans, chips, watermelon and soft drinks. Tickets for the barbecue are $26, or $22 for kids ages six to 12. For more information or to order tickets, call Jeff at 301-464-4881 or order online at www.baysox.com.
Where: 13710 Central Avenue Mitchellville.
What: Spend the day at the amusement park and then check out the spectacular fireworks display.
What: Fireworks and Summer festival on July 3 beginning at 6:30 p.m.. Tickets are required.
What: Parade and fireworks: Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Parade Route: West Street, around Church Circle, down Main Street to the City Dock. Naval Academy's Concert Band will perform at the end of City Dock just prior to the fireworks.