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Independence Day
American FlagFriday, July 4, 2014
7 - 10 p.m.
Montgomery College - Rockville Campus

Rockville's Independence Day Celebration is hosted by the Mayor and Council of Rockville at Montgomery College - Rockville Campus located at 51 Mannakee Street. Join us for a night of music, entertainment and fireworks!  Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Schedule of Events 
 Time Event Location
 7 p.m.  Fugitive Brass Band Main Stage 
 7 p.m.  Get Off My Lawn  Campus Stage
 8 p.m.
 Rockville Concert Band  Main Stage 
 8:45 p.m.  Mayor and Council Greeting   Main Stage
 9:15 p.m.  Fireworks   Football Stadium

Parking is available at Montgomery College and at the parking lots on the corner of Mannakee Street and Route 355. Please be respectful of surrounding neighborhoods and park in the public parking lots indicated. Please note that it could take up to approximately 1 hour to exit the parking lots at the conclusion of the fireworks.  

Handicap parking will be available in Lot 2, as well as in Lot 10.  

View Map of the Event Layout

General Information
  • Best fireworks viewing is closest to campus.  
  • For inclement weather information on July 4, check this website or call 240-314-5022.
  • No smoking on campus.
  • Please no barbecuing, open flames or alcohol at the event site.
  • Please bring chairs and blankets for seating.
  • Lost children should report to the First Aid booth.
  • Recycling and garbage bins are located throughout the event.
  • Dispose of trash, plastic bottles and cans responsibly.
  • The fence at Princeton Place will remain closed due to construction on the college campus.
  • The gates at Scarborough Square off College Parkway will be open from 5 - 11 p.m.for pedestrian access to the campus.

After the Show
  • Spectators who entered at Route 355 and North Campus Drive will exit NORTH on Route 355 past East Gude Drive
  • Spectators who enterted at Route 355 and Mannakee Street and parking in the Board of Education lots will exit SOUTH on Route 355 past Beall Avenue
  • Spectators who park in Lot 10 will exit onto Mannakee Street and proceed towards West Montgomery Avenue
  • Bus Service: Ride On bus service to Montgomery College will be interrupted from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. while the site clears of spectators. Bus services will resume to its regular schedule after 10:30 p.m.
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City of Rockville
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Ph: 240-314-8620
Fax: 240-314-8659