Celebrate Independence Day 2018 in Takoma Park

An entire day of festivities in Takoma Park on Wednesday, July 4th:

129th Annual Takoma Park Independence Day Parade, 10:00 – 12:00 noon

This year’s theme: Takoma Park: A City of Dreamers.
For map and info: takomapark4th.org

Freedom Fest 2018, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Republic’s 5th Annual Independence Day Beer Festival. Tickets will be sold at the door for food, drinks, craft beer, games, and more. Featured Breweries include:Silver Branch Brewing Company, Denizens Brewing Co, RAR Brewing and The Brewer’s Art.
Republic, 6939 Laurel Ave


4th of July Fiesta at the Crossroads Farmers Market, 11:00 am -3:00 pm

Stop by for a post-parade popsicle or pupusa at this family-friendly 4th of July market. With kid’s activities, live flute/guitar music from Yana Hristova and Cristian Perez, festive food demo samples, and all your last-minute picnic items like corn, cherries, blueberries, and tomatoes! Hot lunch options include all-natural beef or vegan hot dogs. Join Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and Ward 6 Councilmember Talisha Searcy for lunch and free entry into an artisanal ice-cream raffle
Anne St. between University Blvd. & Hammond Ave., Takoma Park

Takoma Park’s Independence Day Evening Celebration (7:00pm) & Fireworks (display begins at dark – approx 9:30pm)
Performances by Elena & Los Fulanos, the AcroAirs, and the Takoma Park Community Band. Fireworks at approximately 9:30 pm

(rain date: first clear evening)
Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd
For other local businesses, check out websites or call for holiday closures or abbreviated hours.