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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Permitted Public Fireworks Displays

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO

The Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department encourages everyone to attend one of the following public fireworks displays.  All consumer purchased "backyard" style fireworks are illegal in the County.  Please don't be confused with neighboring jurisdictions that are permitted to sell and use these type of fireworks within their respective jurisdictions.

The law in Prince George's County is a law we can live with.  Its designed to keep you, your family, friends safe from injury and property free of the devastation of fire that are often associated with the use of seemingly innocent fireworks.

Permitted Public Fireworks Displays

City of Laurel -  Can be viewed from Grandville Gude Park at 8300 Mulberry Street, Laurel MD 20707 at 9:15 pm on Saturday July 2nd with a July 3rd rain date.

Town of Morningside -  Can be viewed from Benjamin Foulois School at 4601 Beauford Road, Suitland MD 20746 at dusk on July 4th with a July 5th rain date.

Town of District Heights - Can be viewed from the District Heights Municipal Center at 2000 Marbury Drive, District Heights MD 20747 on July 4th (no rain date set)

City of Greenbelt - Can be viewed from Buddy Attick Park at 555 Crescent Road, Greenbelt MD 20770 on July 4th with a July 5th rain date.

University of MD - Can be viewed from Lot 1 adjacent to Campus Drive off of Adelphi Road at dusk/9:00pm on July 4th with a July 5th rain date.

These events will require an admission ticket from the venue.  

Six Flags  - July 4th Fest - For additional information click here.

Bowie Baysox - Independence Day Celebration - For additional information click here.

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