During the summer months, the Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor hosts a free fireworks show over the Potomac River on select Saturday nights at 9:30 p.m. Whether viewed from an atrium-view guest room, a window-side table in one of the resort restaurants or outside along the hotel’s waterfront, the fireworks are a great way to celebrate summer.
2014 Dates: June 7, 21, 28; July 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. (No fireworks are displayed on the 4th of July)
Gaylord National Resort
National Harbor, Maryland
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National Harbor is a 300-acre waterfront destination in Maryland with a prime location on the Potomac River, located near Washington DC. The mixed-use community includes hotels, restaurants, retail stores, condominiums, a full-service marina, a convention center, and commercial office space. For more information, see a Visitors Guide to National Harbor.
More Summer Fun at the Gaylord
- Atrium Fountain Shows - Watch the resort’s atrium come to life each night with its amazing water fountain show that performs and “dances” to music with water that shoots 60-feet high. The fountain shows are held on the hour at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
- Splashin’ Pool - Take a dip in the hotel’s Junior-Olympic-sized pool or play in the outdoor “splash zone” fountain while overlooking the Potomac River. Kids can experience an extra special treat on Saturdays during PEEPS Pool-ooza, where the PEEPS mascot will make a special appearance from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
See also, Top 10 Things to Do at National Harbor
Looking for information about Independence Day? Read 4th of July Fireworks in the Washington, DC Area