Sunday, February 1, 2015

Your guide to Fourth of July parades and fireworks

Summer is in full swing and we are all looking forward to the Fourth of July celebration. Whether you are down the Jersey shore or barbecuing with family and friends, we have your guide to community days, parades and firework celebrations all week long in the Philadelphia area.

Your guide to Fourth of July parades and fireworks

Gerald Gonzalez and son Sebastian, 19 months, walk in the 1500 block of Chestnut Street. The 2013 Wawa Welcome America kick-off event, the Liberty Block Party inside Liberty Center and surrounding streets.
Gerald Gonzalez and son Sebastian, 19 months, walk in the 1500 block of Chestnut Street. The 2013 Wawa Welcome America kick-off event, the Liberty Block Party inside Liberty Center and surrounding streets. MICHAEL S. WIRTZ / Staff Photographer

Summer is in full swing and we are all looking forward to the Fourth of July celebration. Whether you are down the Jersey shore or barbecuing with family and friends, we have your guide to community days, parades and firework celebrations all week long in the Philadelphia area. Heads up: check with your local municipality to be sure the festive events are going on as scheduled. Check here for any events that were canceled or rescheduled.

PENNSYLVANIA

July 3, 2014:

Upper Darby: Upper Darby Concert and Fireworks at Upper Darby High School Memorial Stadium in Drexel Hill has been postponed to Saturday, July 5

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Ambler: Ambler Kiwanis Fourth of July at Wissahickon High School has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 5

Lancaster: Lititz Independence Day Parade in Downtown Lititz starts at 6:30 p.m. at West Lincoln Avenue and Warwick Street. For more information click here. Tonight's parade has been cancelled. Additional programming will resume at 8:30 p.m.

Lower Providence Township: Fourth of July Celebration at Eagleville Park in Eagleville is cancelled with no plans to reschedule

July 4, 2014:

Philadelphia: Wawa Welcome America! Philadelphia Parade and Fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Langhorne: Fireworks at Sesame Place in Langhorne as part of admission to the park

Quakertown: Quakertown Community Day and Fireworks in Memorial Park

Southampton: Southampton Days will include a baby parade, Fourth of July parade and live entertainment

Skippack: Skippack Parade and Fireworks in Skippack Village and Fireworks at Palmer Park

Limerick: At Waltz Golf Farm, festivities include food vendors, live music, balloon artists and fireworks

Norristown: Norristown Independence Day at Elmwood Park includes parade, live entertainment and fireworks

Doylestown: Fonthill Castle’s early 20th century inspired Fourth of July Celebration

Lansdowne: Lansdowne Independence Day with parade, prizes, games, fireworks at Penn Wood High School

Radnor: Radnor Fourth of July Fireworks with music, food and games at Radnor High School in Radnor. For more information, click here.

Chaddsford: Wine and Fireworks at Penns Woods Winery in Chaddsford

Clifton Heights: Clifton Heights Parade and Fireworks at Clifton Heights Athletic Field

Upper Merion Township: At Heuser Park, the festivities will include carnival rides and live entertainment as well as fireworks

Kennett Square: Fireworks and Fountains at Longwood Gardens as part of admission

Downingtown: Downingtown Good Neighbor Day with races, rides and fireworks in Kerr Park

Tredyffrin Township: At Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road in Chesterbrook, the West Chester Community Concert Band will play from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and then fireworks will start at dusk. For information, click here.

Lancaster:  Their July 4th Celebration includes a baby parade, games, Queen of Candles Pageant and fireworks at Lititz Spring Park.  For more information, click here.

Narberth: Narberth Fourth of July Celebration at Narberth Playground

July 5, 2014

West Nottingham Township: Nottingham County Park Freedom Fest in Nottingham Park. For more information, click here.

Lower Pottsgrove Township: Norco Fair and Fireworks on Route 724 East of the Coventry Mall, Pottstown

Newtown: Newtown First Fourth Celebration with inflatable rides, a remote control airplane show and fireworks at Newtown Middle School

Philadelphia: Fireworks at Penn’s Landing

July 6, 2014:

Perkasie: Pennridge Community Day at Lenape Park

West Whiteland Township: Concert and Fireworks at Albert Miller Memorial Park at the Gazebo in Exton. The concert will start at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks following at 9:30 p.m. For more information, click here.

NEW JERSEY

July 03, 2014

Medford:  Fourth of July Celebration with live music and fireworks at Freedom Park has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 19

Shamong: Fireworks at Valenzano Winery have been tentatively rescheduled to Friday, September 19

Haddonfield: Fireworks at Haddonfield Memorial High School have been rescheduled to Sunday, July 6

Barrington: Fireworks and Parade at Woodland Middle School have been rescheduled to Sunday July 6, parade is cancelled

Washington Township: Fireworks at Washington Lake Park Amphitheater, Sewell has been rescheduled to Sunday, July 13

July 04, 2014

Collingswood: Fireworks at Collingswood High School

Sea Isle City: Sea Isle City Fireworks at 50th Street Beach have been rescheduled to Saturday, July 5

Ocean City: Ocean City Fireworks on 9th Street Beach, Ocean City Boardwalk have been rescheduled to Saturday, July 5

Cape May: Cape May Fireworks, off the beach between Congress Hall and Convention Hall have been rescheduled to Saturday, July 5

Wildwood: Wildwood Fireworks on Pine Street Beach, Wildwood Boardwalk have been rescheduled to

Saturday, July 5

Stone Harbor: Fourth of July celebration includes sand sculpture contest, races, live music and fireworks at 80th Street Recreation Field 

Upper Township: Music & Fireworks at Amanda’s Field, Petersburg

Atlantic City: Atlantic City Fireworks on the Boardwalk have been rescheduled to Sunday, July 6

Margate City: Margate City Fireworks on Huntingdon Avenue Beach

Evesham Township: Fireworks at Cherokee High School, Marlton

Monroe Township: Fireworks at Williamstown High School, Williamstown

July, 05, 2014

Camden: Camden Waterfront Fireworks Festival at Wiggins Park, Camden

Mount Holly: Mount Holly Celebration & Fireworks at Ironworks Park, Mount Holly

DELAWARE

July 04, 2014

Dover: A celebration of Independence in the Capitol of the First State with parade and fireworks

Newark: Liberty Day and Fourth of July Fireworks at the University of Delaware, Newark

Rehoboth Beach: Fireworks will start at 9:15 p.m. along Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Rehoboth Beach. For more information, click here

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