July 4th Celebration

Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park


2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The public is invited to bring a blanket, chair, lawn games, and your own picnic. Local vendors – including an old-fashioned Eastern Shore crab feast tent – will be on hand, as will local bands, children’s games, trackless train rides, and other family-themed activities.

8:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. The Delaware Symphony Orchestra performs a celebratory concert of American music commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moonwalk. Finale: Ringing of the Bells of Remembrance during the 1812 Overture.

9:30 p.m. The July 4th Celebration Fireworks Show by Pyrotechnico will conclude the evening.

Riverfront Day Activities

You can also enjoy these additional activities during the day on July 4, brought to you by the Riverfront Development Corporation:

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Kalmar Nyckel Tours
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. River Taxi Family Night Cruise
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Live Music by Country By Night at Constitution Yards Beer Garden

To learn more about the daytime July 4th activities along the Riverfront, visit the Riverfront Development Corporation at www.riverfrontwilm.com.

Event Parking

Patrons are encouraged to park at any of the many lots around the Orange Street and Market Street areas.

Take advantage of free parking at the Shipyard Shops, Frawley Stadium and at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.

Visit the Riverfront Wilmington website for directions to these sites.

Please note that parking at restaurants along the Riverfront is for restaurant patrons ONLY.

Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Prince of Piedmont Lodge #475 in Wilmington for sponsoring the children’s tent!