There is no better place to be to celebrate America than Deep Creek Lake-side! Boat parades, the Accident Fourth of July Homecoming, and Fire on the Mountain are just a few of the patriotic events happening THIS WEEKEND!

Deep Creek Lake

Here are the highlights:

Deep Creek Lions 4th Annual Boat Parade

July 2nd from 7 to 9pm

Parade begins from Deep Creek Marina in McHenry Cove and ends at Suites at Silver Tree. The parade will proceed in a single file past a number of judging stations along the route. Spectators at the judging stations will be awarded in a number of categories. Free to spectators!

Bradford Park Fireworks

July 3rd, 7:30pm

The Garrett Community Concert Band and The Garrett Choral Society are honored to present a musical celebration of our Nation’s Birthday. The celebration will begin at 7:30pm at pavilion #1 where you will find plenty of room for picnics. The fireworks will begin at the conclusion of the Stars and Stripes Forever, which will be at approximately 9:30pm.


Accident Fourth of July Homecoming

July 4th from 9am to 7pm with the parade happening at 11am.

It’s no accident that Accident is the place to be on Independence Day. Join the entire town for a patriotic parade, program, arts & crafts, food, games and historic tours! Be sure to visit our friends at FireFly Farms creamery & market for delicious handmade cheese from mountain Maryland!


Fire On the Mountain Fireworks

July 4th

Launched from the top of Bear Claw Tubing Park at WispResort out toward the waters of Deep Creek Lake. Viewing spots include scenic overlook on Rt. 219, McHenry Cove on Deep Creek Lake, and businesses in McHenry.


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