2017 4th of July Parades,Fireworks, and Events in the Philadelphia Area

Below is a list of parades, events, and fireworks in the Delaware County area. Don't forget the Wawa Welcome America celebration in Philadelphia that includes a parade on July 4th, concerts, and outdoor movies. Click here for the calendar of events in Philadelphia.

Please let me know if I forgot any and I will add them to the list. Happy 4th of July!

Saturday June 24th

Our yearly fireworks show is set for June 24th (rain date June 25th). Music and games start at the Interboro Baseball Field at 7 p.m.
The fireworks show is scheduled to go off at dusk (shortly after 9 p.m.).

YachtStock RiverJam Fireworks
Fireworks this year are held as part of the Yachtstock RiverJam event. RiverJam lasts from noon to 10 pm and includes 50 bands at 3 venues, plus a car show, vendors, food, and family fun. Proceeds benefit Shriners Hospitals Philadelphia and other local charities. Fireworks 
start at 9:15 at Gov. Printz Park

Saturday July 1st

Ridley Park’s annual Big Bang Fireworks at The Lake begin at dusk on July 1st. 

Sunday July 2nd

Bethel Township Presents July 4th Fireworks
The Bethel Township Parks and Recreation Board invites our residents to celebrate the Fourth of July with a display of fireworks. The fireworks will be launched from the Francis Harvey Green School site beginning at 8:00 PM. Parking will be available, but limited, at the Bethel Elementary School and Bethel Community Park on Foulk Road.

Monday July 3rd


Live Band and Fireworks start at 7:00 on Monday, July 3rd at the lower Park. Parade, sporting contests and refreshments beginning at 8:30 am on Tuesday, July 4th. The parade starts at Interboro High School and ends at the Upper Park.

Upper Darby Township proudly presents the 2017 Independence Day celebration

Join friends and family to celebrate Independence Day at Upper Darby Township’s premier fireworks show! This evening includes much more than just fireworks! The event kicks off with performances by the popular Philadelphia band Chico’s Vibe and the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars.

The fireworks display will take place at the Upper Darby High School Memorial Stadium behind the high school. Address is 601 N. Lansdowne Ave. in Drexel Hill. Gates open at 7 pm and admission is $4, cash only. Children 5 and under are free and tickets are sold only at the gate. Parking is free. The event rain date is July 5.

Tuesday July 4th
Aldan’s Independence Day Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m.

Independence Day Celebration will be on Tuesday, July 4th, behind Sun Valley High School scheduled to begin at dusk.

The State Champion Sun Valley High School Marching Vanguards will have the concession stand open at the high school football fields to sell food and refreshments. For those parking on the other side of the street, the Aston Township Fire Department will also be selling food and refreshments as well as glow necklaces.

South Ardmore (Haverford Township)Ardmore Independence Day Celebration on July 4th10:00 AM Parade Starts at Chestnutwald Elementary goes to Elwell Park

Clifton Heights
the fireworks will be held at Clifton Heights Athletic Field (Springfield Road and Sycamore Avenue), with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

4th of July Parade starts at 8:45 at Nazarene Church Parking lot

The Union Athletic Association of Lansdowne presents the annual Independence Day parade featuring marching bands, antique cars, decorated bikes, and floats. The route starts at 9 am on July 4th at East Greenwood.  Fireworks begin at 9 pm

Marple Newtown

Come out and watch the parade on July 4th starting at 10 AM. The parade starts at St. Alban's Circle in Newtown Square and travels down West Chester Pike to the Broomall Fire Company. Stop by the firehouse for free refreshments such as hot dogs, pretzels, and bottled water. 

Narberth 4th of July Program
 Join us on July 4th as we celebrate Independence day in the best little town ever of Narberth! Daytime activities start at 10:00 am with game, music, great food, and great company! Check it out! And of course, you don't want to miss out on the best Fireworks on the Mainline.

Radnor Garrett Hill Parade will be July 4th. Opening ceremonies of the parade are at 10:45 a.m. at Clem Macrone Park.

The annual Radnor Township July 4th Fireworks will take place at the Radnor High School fields on King of Prussia Road. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at dusk. The stands will be open, or you can bring a picnic basket and chairs and sit on the field. Tickets purchased in advance at the Radnor Township Building are $12 and tickets at the gate at $20.

Thornbury Township

Thornbury will hold its Annual Fourth of July Parade, on July 4th. Parade along Glen Mills Road to Thornbury Park. Refreshments and games at the park. Formation begins 9:30 am at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Parade begins at 10:00 am

Upland's annual Fourth of July family picnic will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bristol Lord Field, located at Sixth and Church streets. You need a wristband and a current resident to attend this event.