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17 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July on and Around the Main Line 

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Celebrate the Fourth of July around the Main Line, Philadelphia region or Jersey Shore for fireworks and holiday fun.

Independence Day is right around the corner. Whether you choose to celebrate the Fourth of July on the Main Line or travel for beach fireworks, we have you covered with plans for the holiday. 

Stick Around the Main Line… 

Bala Cynwyd Fourth of July Celebration 

The annual Fourth of July Celebration in Bala Cynwyd is back this year on the Main Line. Sponsored by the National Catholic Bioethics Center since 1916, the fest invites locals to gather at the Union Fire Association at 8:45 a.m. for the 9:30 a.m. departure of the annual parade. Following the parade will be a patriotic ceremony at the Bala Cynwyd Playground with music, pony rides, petting zoos, refreshments and more.  

July 4. Bala Cynwyd 

Conshohocken’s July 3rd Fireworks Display 

Gather around Sutcliffe Park for the fireworks display beginning at 9:30 p.m. The large-scale display will be visible around the borough, so don’t miss the Independence Day celebration. 

July 3. Conshohocken 

Fourth of July Celebration at Wilson Farm Park 

From 7:15-9:15 p.m., enjoy the patriotic sounds of the holiday from the Chester County Concert Band with fireworks beginning at dusk.  

July 4. 500 Lee Rd, Wayne 

Garrett Hill – Rosemont July 4th Parade 

The Garrett Hill-Rosemont Parade Committee is hosting the annual Fourth of July Parade, which will feature bike decorating and floats. It will begin at the Rosemont Business Campus and end at the Clem Macrone Park, where there will be entertainment, refreshments and games for the family to enjoy. 

July 4. 919 Conestoga Rd, Bryn Mawr 

Marple Newtown 4th of July Parade 

This year’s Marple Newtown Parade will kick off at 10 a.m. from St. Albans Circle and end at the Broomall Fire House.  

July 4. St. Albans Circle, Newtown Square 

Media Independence Day Celebration 

The Media Recreation Board will be celebrating Independence Day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with food, fun and entertainment. Live performances, a water slide and children’s games will be held for a day of family fun. 

July 4. 301 N. Jackson St., Media 

Narberth July 4th Family Fun & Fireworks 

Bring the entire family for the Narberth July 4th carnival, concert and fireworks celebration. The carnival begins at 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the concert and fireworks will be held 7:15-10:30 p.m.  

July 4. 80 Windsor Ave, Narberth 

Philly Balloon & Music Festival 

Running July 1-4, the Philly Balloon & Music Festival offers fun for all with hot air balloon rides, music, food trucks and different children’s activities. There will be fireworks on Sunday. 

July 1-4. 1326 Pottstown Pike, Glenmoore 

Phoenixville Fireworks

Don’t miss out on this year’s Phoenixville fireworks, which will take place on July 2 at 9:15 p.m. The Friendship Field at Fillmore and Franklin Ave will host the fun, with parking available behind the reservoir. 

July 2. Fillmore and Franklin Ave., Phoenixville 

PWCA 3rd of July Independence Day Parade and Carnival 

Come out July 3 for a parade beginning at 10 a.m. followed by a Community Service Recognition Award as well as a family fun carnival. There will be pony rides, food, a vertical rush, a moon bounce, music, carnival games and more sponsored by Lankenau Medical Center. 

July 3. 130 Overbrook Parkway, Penn Wynne 

Skippack Village July 4th Parade 

Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Main Line at the Village Parade, which begins at 11 a.m. and travels down Skippack Pike. Following the parade, there will be a barbecue at Parc Bistro at 3 p.m., then fireworks beginning at dusk. 

July 4. Skippack Village 

Upper Merion’s July 4th Celebration 

The July fourth celebration will be at Heuser Park in King of Prussia featuring a carnival from 1-10 p.m., a beer garden, food trucks starting at 4 p.m., live music at 6 p.m., fireworks around 9:15 p.m. and more family fun throughout the day. 

July 4. 694 W Beidler Road, King of Prussia 

Travel to Philadelphia or the Jersey Shore… 

Atlantic City Fireworks 

Kick off the holiday weekend with fireworks in Atlantic City on July 1 beginning at 9:30 p.m. The fireworks are free and open to the public with viewing locations throughout the end of the boardwalk. 

July 1. Atlantic City, N.J. 

112th Annual Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration 

Don’t miss the annual flag raising ceremony in Wilsey Square at 9 a.m. followed by a parade beginning at 10 a.m. There will also be evening fireworks and entertainment. 

July 4. Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, N.J. 

Oceanfest at Long Branch 

Traveling to the Jersey Shore for the holiday? Don’t miss Oceanfest, the biggest seasonal event on the Jersey Shore. After a two-year hiatus, the event invites attendees to gather across the city’s oceanfront promenade for music, food, craft sales, fireworks and much more.  

July 4. 228 Broadway, Long Branch, N.J. 

Wawa Welcome America 

Don’t miss the iconic party on the Parkway this year at the Wawa Welcome America festivities in Philadelphia. Check the website for different events happening like concerts, fireworks, ceremonies and much more.  

June 19-July 4. Philadelphia 

Wildwood Fourth of July Fireworks 

Travel to the Wildwood Boardwalk for fireworks with patriotic music playing over the boardwalk’s sound system. The fireworks are visible from anywhere on the boardwalk. 

July 4. Wildwood, N.J. 

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