Howard County’s July 4th Fireworks. Bring a picnic or purchase food from on-site vendors and enjoy the sights and sounds of 4th of July Fireworks along the Columbia Lakefront. Tickets: Free. Fireworks will start at dark, around 9:30pm, weather depending, rain date July 5th. Columbia Lakefront 10275 Wincopin Cir, Columbia. https://www.howardcountymd.gov/July4th 410-312-6330.