Join us at the 4th of July annual fireworks celebration. The event features live entertainment. Bring a picnic or purchase food from on-site vendors. Parking is free. 

Fireworks start between 9:10 p.m. & 9:20 p.m. (weather permitting).

Info: 410-313-1668

Free for all ages.


This page will be updated with details closer to the date. See below for information from last year's celebration.


Howard County and the Columbia Association will co-host the annual July 4th fireworks at the Lakefront at Columbia, with the fireworks display beginning between 9:10 p.m. & 9:20 p.m. on July 4.

We ask that all firework goers wait until after 3 p.m. to lay down any blankets so as to preserve the grass. 

Free public parking for this event will be located at:

  • The Mall in Columbia
  • One and Two Merriweather Garage – 10970 Grantchester Way (Free on July 4)   
  • Symphony Woods garage, 6275 Mango Tree Road (Free on July 4)
  • Sterrett Place North * limited * 

There is no parking at the Lakefront. The Whole Foods parking lots will be closed at 6pm and will reopen at approximately 11pm. Parking on the Wincopin top deck or garage below is reserved for event staff and will require a permit for access.

Please note, on the evening of July 4th, Howard County Police Department will be closing both directions of Little Patuxent Parkway between Symphony Woods Road and Governor Warfield Parkway from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Additionally, eastbound Little Patuxent Parkway between Broken Land Parkway and Symphony Woods Road will be closed from about 8 pm to 11 p.m. Traffic delays can also be expected as a result of these closures and increase vehicular and pedestrian traffic for the July 4th fireworks celebration.

There will be two live music bands on the Lakefront stage. 

Fireworks start between 9:10 p.m. & 9:20 p.m. (weather permitting) at Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia. 

July 4, 2024
05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Columbia Lakefront

10275 Wincopin Cir
Columbia , MD 21044
United States


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