Laurel 4th of July Celebration

Celebrating our Nation's Independence in Laurel, MD

The City of Laurel, Maryland's
40th Annual Independence Celebration
will take place on Saturday, July 7, 2018!

Saturday, July 7, 2018
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:00am - Parade Lineup @ 6th and Montgomery Streets
- Antique & Classic cars line up in parking lot behind McCullough Field
11:00am - Parade Begins, Judging Stand on Domer Ct.
- Various Food & Craft Vendors Open for Business through conclusion of the Fireworks;
- Car Show Registration at Mulberry Street between Lowes and Holiday Inn Express
12:00pm - Car Show Begins
2:00pm - Reading of Parade Awards and Acknowledgements;
3:00pm - Field Events begin hosted by Laurel Parks and Recreation;
3:15pm - Grand Opening, Flag Raising, Pledge and National Anthem sung by Neil Lenet;
- Invocation by Jacqueline Ringgold Jones, B.S. M.S. M.A. from St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
3:30pm - Registration for Hot Dog Eating Contest begins
- Car Show Ends
4:00pm - Hot Dog Eating Contest
4:15pm - ***NEW*** 40th Anniversary Picture Taken on Laurel Lake Field
5:15pm - Music by Oracle
7:00pm - Welcome & Introduction of Mayor and City Council
7:15pm - Acknowledgements & Committee Awards
7:30pm - Music by Oracle
9:15pm - Fireworks from the Lake

**All times are approximate**

NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED!
NO SPARKLERS or FIREWORKS!
NO PETS! Service Animals Permitted!