Thousands flocked to Delmarva to celebrate the Fourth of July.
In Hockessin Delaware Governor John Carney walked in parade alongside an antique car even as temperatures soared into the 90’s.
There were other celebrations in Bethany Beach, Smyrna, Newark and Laurel.
In Wilmington, there were many who braved predictions of thunderstorms during the annual fireworks display hour.
On Maryland’s Lower Shore there were fireworks displays from Red, White and Boom in Salisbury to Ocean City where thousands of tourists flocked to celebrate the holiday.