Celebrate Independence Day in Talbot County

We give you three nights and a week-long carnival to help you celebrate America’s Independence!

With fireworks in three towns in three days, and all within 20 minutes of each other, you can get more bang for your weekend in Talbot County, Maryland!  Come join the towns of Easton, Oxford, and St. Michaels as they celebrate America’s Independence Day.  There’ll be a carnival atmosphere, vintage car parade, fireworks, and more.

Here’s what the schedule looks like for this year:


Easton Carnival & Independence Day Celebration

June 23 to July 4 | 6-10 p.m.
Waterside Village at Easton Shopping Center (Behind the Target store) | Easton Parkway (Rt. 322) & St. Michaels Road

All week long, enjoy a summer’s evening of amusement park rides, traditional carnival food, live music, and fireworks.  On July 4th, the Carnival starts at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7 p.m. and fireworks beginning after dusk. Dance the night away under the sparkle and glitter that only fireworks can bring. 


Pre-Independence Day Classic Motor Museum Parade

July 1 | 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Downtown & Talbot Street

The Classic Motor Museum will hold its Annual Classic Motor Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m. Participating cars line up at Perry Cabin Park, then cruise along Talbot Street, and end the parade at the museum at 102 E. Marengo Avenue where you can view the cars up close and talk with their owners.

Big Band Night and Fireworks
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum | View by boat, on Museum grounds, or from St. Michaels Harbor
July 1 | 7-10 p.m. (Rain Date: July 2)

In celebration of Independence Day, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum opens its doors for a night of live music at its Tolchester Beach Bandstand. Fireworks will launch after dusk, around 9 p.m., with CBMM’s waterfront campus a great venue from which to enjoy the spectacle. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs. There are also great viewing spots from local restaurants, parks, or come by boat and anchor out in the Miles River!


July 3 | Dusk
@ The Strand

Sponsored by the Tred Avon Yacht Club, the Oxford fireworks show celebrates Independence Day on the “Strand” – the beautiful riverside street along the Tred Avon River – on July 3.  Watch the sky light up with this beautiful fireworks display beginning at dusk, usually around 9 p.m.  Bring your lawn chair and get a spot early!

Here’s the easy way to find a hotel, Inn, B&B, or rent a vacation home; make your restaurant reservations; and other things to do while you’re in Talbot County. 

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