Celebrate Americana in Bucks County, PA this 4th of July Weekend!
(Bucks County PA) Come out and celebrate freedom in Bucks County with fireworks set amongst scenic views. Grab your lawn chairs as you enjoy some of our classic small town parades, or simply learn about Historic Americana. Get a hug from your favorite furry friend Elmo or stroll down some streets for some good shopping or old fashioned fun. Festivites are happening all weekend long so take your friends and family and have a blast this Independence Day!
FRIDAY NIGHTS FIREWORKS IN NEW HOPE
Date: July 2
The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce and Lambertville Chambers of Commerce will present Friday Night Fireworks, a spectacle of lights over the Delaware River. Every Friday night at 9:30 pm starting May 28, 2010 for 15 weeks and ending September 3, 2010, a ten-minute firework show conducted by Garden State Fireworks will illuminate the sky for the summer season. In addition, the retail businesses on both sides of the river will stay open late until 10:00 pm.
2010 CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM
Date: July 3
Join us for our 7th annual “Celebration of Freedom”. Live entertainment, children’s activities, and picnic-style favorites await you at this patriotic event. Fireworks display at 9:15pm. Free admission. Music accompanying fireworks courtesy of Signature DJ’s.
Location: Peddlers Village
Routes 202 & 263
215 794 4000
INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS AT SESAME PLACE
Date: July 3 – July 4
Time: 5pm Dinners begin, 9pm Fireworks
The night sky will be sparkling at Sesame Place, with a spectacular fireworks show, set to a Sesame Street sound track, making the festivities on Independence Day weekend truly memorable. Fireworks are at 9pm Saturday and Sunday Only. Twilight admission not valid. Tip: For the best view watch from the parks front plaza! Plus enjoy a dinner luau in Riverside pavilion at 5pm and 7:30pm. Dinner is not included with admission. Reservations for dinner required.
Location: Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
OLD FASHIONED 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION AT FONTHILL CASTLE
Date: July 4
Time: Noon to 5pm
Experience "the good-old days" as Fonthill re-creates an early 20th century July Fourth Celebration! Festivities include a decorated bike parade, a town ball game (19th-century baseball), a watermelon eating contest, free old-time games and live music. Food is available or you can bid on a picnic basket.
Location: Fonthill Castle
Route 313 & E. Court Street
215 348 9461
HISTORIC TRADES AT PENNSBURY MANOR
Date: July 4
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Independence Day – Site Open 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Hear the clang of the hammer and the sound of wood being cut as our joyner and blacksmith demonstrate their skills.
Location: Pennsbury Manor
400 Pennsbury Memorial Road
215 946 0400
CONCERT UNDER THE STARS – RIVERSIDE SYMPHONIA
Date: July 3
Time: 6pm (Gates open)
Prepaid Tickets: Adults: $22, Child: $10
Tickets at Gate: Adults: $27, Child: $10
Children under 3: Free
Information: Happy Birthday America! Come celebrate an evening of light classical, popular and patriotic music – all under the stars at scenic Tinicum Park! Our summer concert is an ever popular holiday tradition that’s become the quintessential Bucks County 4th of July experience. So bring your family, bring your friends, and enjoy a spectacular Independence Day with us!
Location: Tinicum Park, River Road (Rt. 32), Erwinna, PA
TRI-MUNICIPAL 4TH OF JULY PARADE
COME OUT AND CELEBRATE INDEPENDANCE DAY WITH US!
Date: July 3
Information: Bring your lawn chairs and join us for your hometown parade. Fire Trucks, Marching Bands, Floats, and More. Please stand and salute the Red, White, and Blue as it passes by. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be leading the parade and collecting food donations that will be dropped off at the New Britain Food Larder after the parade. If you would like to join the festivities by marching with us or entering are float contest download the registration form and rules & regulations form on the Park & Recreation Forms page. Return both forms to Angela at New Britain Township, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914. If you have any questions please contact Angela at #215-822-1391 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us after the parade for a ceremony at New Britain Township’s Veterans Monument, located at North Branch Park, to Honor those who have served and are currently serving our country.
Location: Parade starts at Town Center (Route 202), Following Route 202S to 152N and ending at North Branch Park, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont.
Phone: Contact Angela with any questions 215.822.1391
Date: July 5
Time: As follows below
Information: As follows below
Location: Various Places
Baby Parade forms at Firstrust Bank
9:30 – 11:30am
Parade forms at Jaymor Rd and precedes North on
Second St. Pike to Klinger Middle School
11:30 – 12:00pm
Flag raising ceremony, introduction, presentation to
"Citizen of the Year" and awarding of parade prizes in
Lions Grove - MC Patrick Miller
ENTERTAINMENT AT TAMANEND PARK
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Crafts, Bingo, Food, Children’s Games and
4:00pm – 6:00pm
6:00pm – Closing
Country Fair Activities
7:30pm – Closing
Midway Stage – "BONEHEAD"7:30pm – 10:15
Concert & Fireworks at Klinger Middle School
7:30pm – Burning House Band
on the football field
Sponsored by: MAC Medical Gases 215-443-0782
9:25pm National Anthem
9:30pm FIREWORKS – FIREWORKS
NEWTOWN’S FIRST FOURTH & FIRST SATURDAY
Date: July 3
Time: 12pm to 7pm
Information: Celebrate the birth of our nation Newtown style with this enhanced First Saturday event. There will be sidewalk sales, Musicians and Carriage Rides on State and Sycamore Streets, and Colonial Reenactments at the Old Presbyterian Church on Sycamore St.
Location: State and Sycamore Streets, Newtown, PA.
WASHINGTON CROSSING PARK INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES
Date: July 4
Time: 11am – 3pm
Admission: $9.00 – adults / $5.00 – children/seniors
Information: Tours of Washington Crossing Village, the Thompson-Neely House, and Bowman’s Hill Tower. Other planned events include reenactments of drills, Honor Guard, musketry, cannon firing and Durham boat barn, demonstrations, tours of village houses, and children’s colonial games, recruitment drills, quill pen writing, and art activities. A reading of the Declaration of Independence is also scheduled. The gift shop and visitor center will be open.
Location: Washington Crossing Park