Delaware Beaches Fourth of July Events

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with these Free Events

Celebrate Independence Day in the towns that make up the Delaware Beaches. From Lewes to Bethany Beach you’ll find plenty of events activities to celebrate America’s Independence. Enjoy live music, spectacular fireworks and more on the Fourth of July in the Delaware Beaches.

Delaware Beaches Fourth of July Events

Here are some of the free activities you can enjoy in the Delaware Beaches for the Fourth of July.

Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach will be celebrating the Fourth of July all day, starting with the 35th annual parade at noon. Stick around for the free concert at the Bethany Beach Bandstand. Jimi Smooth & the Hit Time Band will be performing. At dusk, the sky lights up with fireworks that can be seen all along the beach.

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A long-standing tradition, the Old Fashioned 4th of July in Lewes returns for another year. This event features children’s games, a boat parade, a parade for all to join in, live music and fireworks. The Doo-Dah Parade does not require registration, allowing any and everyone to jump right in. The day ends with a firework display from Lewes Beach that can be seen from the Roosevelt Inlet to Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal.

Click here to read more about Lewes Old Fashioned 4th of July.

Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach celebrates the Fourth of July with live music and fireworks. On July 3, enjoy a firework spectacular that can be seen from the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk to Dewey Beach. Before and after the fireworks, The Funsters will be performing at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand.

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On July 4, head back to the bandstand for a free concert from the United States Navy Concert Band. This premier wind ensemble will perform an array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern repertoire.