David Anderson

Independence Day festivities in Harford County start Saturday

Independence Day festivities in Harford County start Saturday

A five-day stretch of Independence Day celebrations in Harford County and its neighboring communities begins Saturday.

There will be parades and other activities in Darlington, Havre de Grace, Bel Air, Kingsville and Joppatowne, plus fireworks in Darlington, Havre de Grace and Bel Air to celebrate the United States’ 242nd birthday.

The first community celebration will be the annual Darlington Independence Day Celebration on Saturday evening. That celebration, put on by the Darlington Lions Club, is typically the first of Harford County’s slate of Independence Day festivities.

The parade through downtown Darlington begins at 5:30 p.m. Participants will follow the route...

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