Independence Day Celebrations

Posted: July 02, 2014

 Thursday, July 3


Upper Darby: Upper Darby Concert and Fireworks at Upper Darby High School Memorial Stadium in Drexel Hill (7:30 p.m.)

Ambler: Ambler Kiwanis Fourth of July at Wissahickon High School. Through Saturday. Celebration and fireworks Thursday night (6 to 10:30 p.m.)

Lower Providence Township: Fourth of July Celebration at Eagleville Park (6:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk)

     Friday, July 4


Philadelphia: Wawa Welcome America! Reading of the Declaration of Independence on the steps of Independence Hall (10 a.m.), Philadelphia Independence Day Parade (11 a.m.), Party on the Parkway (noon), and Fourth of July Jam and Fireworks (7 to 11 p.m.)

Narberth: Narberth Fourth of July celebration at Narberth Playground. (Daytime activities begin at 10 a.m., fireworks at dusk).

Abington: The 111th Annual Grand, Glorious, Patriotic Parade steps off (4 p.m.) and fireworks (about 9 p.m.)

Langhorne: Fireworks at Sesame Place in Langhorne as part of admission to the park (9:25 p.m.)

Quakertown: Quakertown Community Day and Fireworks in Memorial Park (9:30 p.m.)

Southampton: Southampton Days will include a baby parade, Fourth of July parade, and live entertainment (8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.)

Skippack: Skippack Parade and Fireworks in Skippack Village and Fireworks at Palmer Park (11 a.m.)

Limerick: At Waltz Golf Farm, festivities include food vendors, live music, balloon artists and fireworks (6 to 10:15 p.m., fireworks at 9:45)

Norristown: Norristown Independence Day at Elmwood Park includes parade, live entertainment and fireworks (10:30 a.m.)

Doylestown: Fonthill Castle's early 20th century inspired Fourth of July Celebration (Noon to 4 p.m.)

Lansdowne: Lansdowne Independence Day with parade, prizes, games, fireworks at Penn Wood High School (9 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

Radnor: Radnor Fourth of July Fireworks with music, food and games at Radnor High School in Radnor. (Gates open at 6:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk.)

Chadds Ford: Wine and fireworks at Penns Woods Winery in Chadds Ford (Noon, fireworks at dusk).

Clifton Heights: Clifton Heights parade and fireworks at Clifton Heights Athletic Field (10 a.m., fireworks dusk)

Upper Merion Township: At Heuser Park, festivities include carnival rides and live entertainment as well as fireworks (3 p.m., fireworks dusk)

Kennett Square: Fireworks and Fountains at Longwood Gardens as part of admission (9:15 p.m.)

Downingtown: Downingtown Good Neighbor Day with races, rides, and fireworks in Kerr Park (6 a.m., fireworks at dusk)

Tredyffrin Township: At Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road in Chesterbrook, the West Chester Community Concert Band will play (7 p.m., fireworks at dusk.)

New Jersey

 Sea Isle City: Sea Isle City Fireworks at 50th Street Beach (9 p.m.)

Ocean City: Ocean City Fireworks on Ninth Street Beach, Ocean City Boardwalk (9:30 p.m.)

Cape May: Cape May Fireworks, off the beach between Congress Hall and Convention Hall (8 p.m.)

Wildwood: Wildwood Fireworks on Pine Street Beach, Wildwood Boardwalk (9 p.m.)

Stone Harbor: Fourth of July celebration includes sand-sculpture contest, races, live music, and fireworks at 80th Street Recreation Field (9:30 p.m.)

Upper Township: Music and fireworks at Amanda's Field, Petersburg (8 p.m., fireworks at dusk.)

Atlantic City: Atlantic City Fireworks on the Boardwalk (9:30 p.m.)

Margate City: Margate City fireworks on Huntingdon Avenue Beach (9 p.m.)

  Saturday, July 5


West Nottingham Township: Nottingham County Park Freedom Fest in Nottingham Park, with live music, entertainment and fireworks. (6 to 11 p.m.).

Coatesville: Community Unity Explosion-Gateway Park. Fireworks at dusk after a day of kids' events (2 p.m. to end of fireworks).

Newtown: Newtown First Fourth Celebration with inflatable rides, a remote-control airplane show, and fireworks at Newtown Middle School (3 to 10 p.m.).

Philadelphia: Fireworks at Penn's Landing (Begins between 9:30 and 10 p.m.)

New Jersey

Camden: Camden Waterfront Fireworks Festival at Wiggins Park, Camden (Noon to 10 p.m.)

 Sunday, July 6


Perkasie: Pennridge Community Day at Lenape Park (Noon to 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.)

Exton/West Whiteland Township: Concert and Fireworks at Albert Miller Memorial Park at the Gazebo in Exton (6:30 p.m., fireworks 9:30)

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