Cancelled: University of Maryland, City of College Park Fourth of July Celebration
Annual Independence Day celebration cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The City of College Park and University of Maryland have announced that they will not host their annual Independence Day Celebration this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
City offices and the University of Maryland will be closed in recognition of Independence Day on Monday, July 5, 2021. City refuse and recycling collection will slide forward one day.
A Reminder about Fireworks:
All personal use of fireworks are illegal in Prince George’s County and the City of College Park. Residents who wish to report fireworks should immediately call 9-1-1 (at the time fireworks are being used) with specific information, including location/address. Residents may hear fireworks being used throughout the area over the July 4th weekend. Fireworks use is a crime, but Police can only enforce this law when they arrive at the location where and when they are being used. Use of personal fireworks is dangerous, especially around children.