The Star Spangled Spectacular in Baltimore is September 10-16, 2014 to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem!

On Saturday the 13th, there is the Star Spangled Spectacular at Fort McHenry from 6-10pm, and Star Spangled Spectacular at Pier Six from 7-10pm, culminating in Fireworks at 9:30pm. The fireworks program will be 20 minutes long, and will be launched from six barges from the Inner Harbor to Fort McHenry. This should be the largest fireworks and light display since 1814!

On both Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th, there will be the Star-Spangled Air Show over Fort McHenry, with the Blue Angels performing from about 2pm.

In addition, from 10am-5pm both days, Martin State Airport is open for the Star-Spangled Aircraft Display and Festival. The Festival Village offers local Maryland foods and crafts, Blue Angels souvenirs, music, and more.

Beginning at approximately 1:30pm, the Blue Angels will prepare for take off to perform the air show over Fort McHenry. At approximately 4pm, the Blue Angels will return and land.

Attendees to Martin State may be able to meet some of the pilots and get autographs!

Here are more details about the large number of events happening to celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner.

There are many activities to celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner during the week. Don’t miss these great activities in Downtown Baltimore!