Your Guide to July Fourth Events

Posted: June 29, 2007

Your guide to Fourth of July events

Tuesday

 *FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Fiesta Goya Celebration of salsa music & dancing. Part of the city's 4th of July celebrations. Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/3 2-8:30 pm.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Go 4th & Learn - History Games & activities with a history theme. Part of the city's 4th of July celebrations. Atwater Kent Museum, 15 S. 7th St.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/3 10 am-noon.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Pops on Independence Light classical & pop tunes. Part of the city's 4th of July celebrations. Independence National Historical Park, 6th & Markets Sts.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/3 8:30-10 pm.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Philly at the Movies Film screening. Part of the city's 4th of July celebrations. Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/3 9-11 pm.

*FREE* 4th of July Craft Library Company of Burlington, 23 W. Union St., Burlington; Registration required: 609-386-1273. www.burlco.lib.nj.us/libraries/burlington. 7/3 6:30-7:30 pm.

Celebrate America Special fireworks show featuring patriotic classics. Longwood Gardens, Rte. 1, Kennett Square; 610-388-1000. www.longwoodgardens.org. $30; $14 children 15 and under. 7/3 9 am-10 pm.

Independence Eve 8K Run & 2 1/2 Mile Walk Proceeds benefit the community & charitable activities of the Lions Club. Registration required: 267-685-2517. Swarthmore Public Library - Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave., Swarthmore; Registration required: 267-685-2517. www.delcolibraries.org/sw.htm. $20. 7/3 7 pm.

Ambler Kiwanis Carnival Enjoy rides, games, food & more. Call 215-646-5302 for more info. Wissahickon High School, 521 Houston Rd., Ambler; 215-646-5302. www.jtmonline.com/goodtime. Free; $5 parking donation fireworks night only. 7/3-7/5 6-11 pm.

Wednesday

4th of July Celebration Take part in a kite-flying contest, followed by entertainment & a spectacular fireworks display. Carey Stadium, 6th St. off Boardwalk, Ocean City; 609-399-1989. 7/4 5 pm.

*FREE* 4th of July Parade Fun annual event featuring displays by local businesses & groups. Washington Township High School, Hurffville-Cross Keys Rd., Sewell; 856-589-8500. www.wtps.org/wths. 7/4 6:30 pm.

*FREE* 4th of July Parade: A Salute to Veterans 2007 Pep bands, drill teams, string bands, Irish dancers, procession of antique cars & more. 215-357-7300 x301. Lower Southampton Township Municipal Building, 1500 Desire Ave., Feasterville; 215-357-7300. 7/4 1 pm.

Concert & Fireworks Featuring Kansas 4th of July celebration: fireworks & concert with band known for 'Dust in the Wind.' Cooper River Park, North Park Dr., Pennsauken; 856-216-2122. www.ccparks.com. 7/4 5 pm.

Fonthill's Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration Old-time 4th of July celebration. Bike parade, ball game, old-fashioned games, watermelon-eating contest & more. Fonthill Museum, E. Court St., Doylestown; 215-348-9461. www.fonthillmuseum.org. $3; $2 members; $1 children 6-17; free for children under 6. 7/4 noon-5 pm.

Independence Day Celebration Reading of the Declaration of Independence, early printing press, period music, colonial children's games, re-enactors. Washington Crossing Historical Park/Memorial Building Auditorium, 1112 River Rd., Washington Crossing; 215-493-4076. www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing. Included in admission. 7/4 11 am-5 pm.

*FREE* Independence Day Parade Annual parade presented by the HPFC. This year's Grand Marshal is Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood. Highland Park Fire Company, Park Ave., Upper Darby; 610-449-8144. 7/4 9 am.

*FREE* Let Freedom Ring Celebration Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St.; 215-965-2305. www.let-freedom-ring.org. 7/4 2 pm.

Ludwig's Corner Fire Company Fireworks Ludwig's Corner Horse Show Grounds, Route 100, Uwchlan; 610-458-3344. www.ludwigshorseshow.org. Dusk. 7/4.

Ocean City Pops: All Patriotic Tribute The Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn & the Boardwalk, Ocean City; 609-525-9291. www.njoceancity.com. $10-$15. 7/4 7:30 pm.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Happy Birthday America Visit the nation's most historic mile to enjoy a sweet taste of American history. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.; Reservations required: 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/4 noon-2 pm.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Independence Day Ceremony Formal ceremony honoring the country's birthday. Independence Hall, Chestnut St.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/4 10 am.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Southwest Airlines July 4th Parade Part of the city's 4th of July celebration. Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/4 6:30-8:30 pm.

*FREE* Sunoco Welcome America!: Sweet Sounds of Liberty - Hall & Oates Concert with Hall & Oates & fireworks. Part of the city's 4th of July celebration. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 1-800-537-7676. www.americasbirthday.com. 7/4 8:30-11 pm.

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