Catonsville residents love July 4th. The parade is so popular, residents put out chairs a week ahead of time. Catonsville offers 14 hours of fun for all ages.
Meet at Atwater’s Bakery, 815 Frederick Road and join a group of cyclist who will go to Ft. McHenry and back. Wear something Red, White and Blue!
9:30 a.m. Kid’s Games (2-13 years)
Catonsville High School Athletic Fields (Valley Rd.)
Decorated Bike Contest, Lollipop Scramble, Quarter Hunt, Ball on Spoon Race, Shoe Scramble, Leapfrog, Wheelbarrow and Sack Races, Water Balloon Toss for all ages. Prizes for the winners!! All kids who decorate bikes are encouraged to ride in parade at 3 p.m.
Boys and girls events to be divided among children in four age groups; 2–3 years, 4–6 years, 7–9 years, 10–13 years. Sponsored by the Catonsville Men’s Civic Association, Catonsville Recreation and Parks and Association of Government Accountants Catonsville High School Grounds (corner of Rolling and Valley Roads)
11:00 a.m. Christian Temple Concert , 5820 Edmondson Ave.
Enjoy an American Music Concert at Christian Temple. Concert is free and open to the public. Call 410-747-2041.
Get out your chair and watch the grand parade featuring 12 marching bands. Parade will be held rain or shine. Starts at Frederick Road and Montrose Avenue, proceeds east on Frederick Road to Bloomsbury Avenue, south on Bloomsbury Avenue to the Community Center.
6:30 p.m. Fireworks Family Fun Fest
Avoid the traffic and bring the family to the fireworks early for an evening of fun. Enjoy live music featuring the rock and roll sounds of The School of Rock. Food vendors will provide fun foods.
9:15 p.m. Mammoth Fireworks Display