4th of July in PGCo

Where are you going for the 4th of July to celebrate? Prince George's County offers some great options AND there's parking.

The Common restaurant and pub, located inside the Marriott Inn and Conference Center in Hyattsville,  offers a family-style buffet dinner to celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, 2013.  After dinner, guests have access to a private outdoor viewing area to enjoy the fireworks show put on by the University of Maryland, College Park. Dinner buffet is available from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The fireworks are scheduled to begin between 9:10 and 9:40 p.m. on July 4. Rain date for the fire works in Friday July 5, 2013. If the fireworks are rained out on Thursday, special seating will still be available on the rain date (Friday, July 5).
The Common RestaurantThis special family dinner buffet is $14.95 plus tax for adults and $8.95 plus tax for children ages 6 to 12. Children under 6 are admitted free. Free garage parking is available. Guests must make a reservation through The Common’s website, www.TheCommonCollegePark.com, and use the Open Table reservation option, or call 301-985-7300.
 A delicious menu of mouth-watering summer favorites includes: Caesar Salad, Garden Salad, Fingerling Potato Salad with Mustard Dressing, Slaw Salad with Celery Dressing, BBQ Short Ribs, Country Fried Chicken, Grilled Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes, Cream of Corn, dinner rolls and sodas. The kids’ buffet features: Cheeseburger Sliders, Grilled chicken Fingers, Mac and Cheese and Curly Fries. Save room for luscious desserts, including: Apple Pie, Key Lime Pie, Watermelon Wedges, Fresh Berries, Whipped Cream, Cookies and Brownies.
exclamation markPlease note that National Harbor WILL NOT be having a fireworks display this year.
Prince George’s County approved Fireworks displays are happening at the following spots on the 4th of July:
City of District Heights
2000 Marbury Drive District Heights, MD 20747
Time: 9:00p
City of Bowie
4102 NE Crain Highway Bowie, MD 20716
Time:  9:15p
Spirit of Faith Christian Center14001 Candy Hill Road Upper Marlboro MD 20772
Time: 9:30p
Six Flags America
13710 Central Avenue Bowie, MD 20721
Time: 9:30 pm
BRING A CAN OF COCA-COLA AND COME IN AN HOUR EARLY Guests who bring any Coca-Cola product on July 4 will be granted entry to the park an hour early for exclusive ride time on Riddle Me This, THE JOKER’s Jinx, SUPERMAN: Ride of Steel and THE PENGUIN’s Blizzard River.
Present can of Coke along with an admission ticket or Season Pass to get exclusive ride time.
 Town of Morningside
6901 Ames Street Morningside, MD 20746
Time: Dusk (PENDING)
City of Greenbelt
555 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD 20770
Time: 9:20 pm
City of College Park at the
University of Maryland Lot #1
TIME: Dusk



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