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Philly 4th of July Jam & Fireworks: Wawa Welcome America! Thursday night on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th Street to Eakins Oval, 7-11 p.m. The Roots are back as the house band. Other musical acts include John Mayer, Jill Scott, Ne-Yo, Grace Potter, J.Cole and Ben Taylor. Fireworks to follow over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Bucks County

Fireworks at Sesame Place, 9:25-9:35 p.m. Thursday, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA. Call 1-866-GO4-ELMO. Fireworks will begin after the "Neighborhood Street Part" Parade. Limited park entry. http://sesameplace.com/en/langhorne/Events/Fourth-of-July-Fireworks

Southampton Day is celebrating Independence Day Thursday. National Anthem at 9:30 p.m., Fireworks at 9:35 p.m. General Admission fee of $3 is only on the 4th of July which includes entrance to the Fair, Fireworks and Concerts. http://www.southamptondays.com/parade.html

Friday Night Fireworks over the Delaware River in New Hope, every Friday at 9:30 p.m., May 24 (Memorial Day Weekend) to August 30 (Labor Day Weekend).

Chester County

Downingtown – Good Neighbor Day: Fireworks Thursday around 9:30 p.m. Free. http://www.goodneighborday.com/events-schedule/

Phoenixville – Annual Fireworks: Friendship Field on the corner of Fillmore St and Franklin Avenue. Free.

Tredyffrin Township – Annual 4th of July Celebration: Wilson Farm Park at dusk. There will be live music from 7-9:15 p.m. beforehand. Free.

Delaware County

Chadds Ford – Fireworks and Wine at Penns Woods Winery, with Special hours for Independence Day! There will be a Fireworks show at sunset Thursday right across the street! http://www.pennswoodsevents.com/fireworks-and-wine.html

Lehigh County

Bethlehem – Fireworks on The Fourth, Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks, 789 East First Street, in Bethlehem. July 4 marks the first of three days of music and patriotic programs with the Allentown Band

Montgomery County

Abington – For the 13th consecutive year, the celebration finale will be an "America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular," expected to begin about 9:15 p.m. Over $15,000 dollars worth of 1,000 rockets. Abington Sr. High (900 Highland Avenue). Free admission. http://www.glensidejuly4thevent.com/

Limerick – Fireworks Extravaganza Show 9:30 p.m. Waltz's Golf Farm (303 West Ridge Pike) http://www.waltzgolffarm.com/

Lower Providence Township – Fireworks start at dusk, 100 Parkland Avenue, Eagleville, PA http://www.lowerprovidence.org/events.htm

Narberth – Fireworks start at dusk, Narberth Playground http://www.narberthpa.com/2013_events/2013_4th_of_July.html

 Norristown – 4th of July Parade and Celebration. Fireworks will begin at dusk Thursday. For more details, contact 610-270-0467. http://norristown.org/userfiles/file/events/952.pdf

Skippack Township – Join us in Skippack Village for an explosive 4th of July. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Palmer Park between Heckler and Creamery Roads. https://www.facebook.com/events/132013286823268/

Upper Merion Township – Fireworks start Thursday at dusk, Heuser Park (West Beidler Rd & Geerdes Blvd., King of Prussia, PA 19406). Rain date: July 5. http://www.umtownship.org/index.aspx?NID=254

New Jersey

Atlantic County

Atlantic City – DO AC Fireworks Spectacular, Atlantic City Boardwalk, Thursday, 9:30 p.m., free. http://www.atlanticcitynj.com/events/details.aspx?id=2600

Atlantic City – Fireworks @ The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Thursday, begins at dusk (9:00 p.m.), free. http://www.atlanticcitynj.com/events/details.aspx?id=2491

Margate -- Fourth of July Fireworks will be Thursday at 9:00 p.m. http://www.margate-nj.com/cfm_docs/com_events.cfm

Burlington County

Florence Township – "CELEBRATING OUR FREEDOM" Saturday, July 6, Concert 6-9 p.m., Fireworks at 9:10 p.m. (Water Works Field, 6th and Broad Streets). Rain date Sunday July 7. http://www.florence-nj.gov/events/2013-patriotic-day.html

Shamong – Valenzano Winery & Vineyard, 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, adult admission $10, under 21 admission $5. http://valenzanowine.com/independence-day-fireworks-festival-2

Camden County

Audubon – Evening program begins at 7:30 p.m. in the High School football stadium, Fireworks begin just after dark, funded by the Borough of Audubon (rain date for the fireworks is Friday, July 5th). http://www.celebrateaudubon.com/

Barrington – Independence Day Parade, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. http://barringtonboro.com/

Camden –Adventure Aquarium Waterfront Fireworks Spectacular over the Delaware River, approximately 9 p.m. Watch fireworks from along the Camden Waterfront or the deck of the Battleship New Jersey (with admission). http://www.camdenwaterfront.com/events/adventure-aquarium-waterfront-fireworks-sspectacular | http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/

Cherry Hill – Independence Day Celebration begins Wednesday at 8 p.m., followed by Fireworks, Michael J. Santarpio Field/Jonas Morris Football (2101 Chapel Ave.). http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=722

Collingswood – Fireworks, festivities and "To The Max." Admission is free, gates open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.. Fireworks kick off at approximately 9:15 p.m. at the high school stadium (424 Collings Ave) http://www.collingswood.com/entertainment/fourth-of-july

Gloucester City – Gloucester City Fireworks Display, Wednesday night at dusk, approximately 9:15 p.m. (rain date Friday, July 5), Gloucester City Jr./Sr. High School. http://www.cityofgloucester.org/events.htm

Haddon Township – This year's annual fireworks display is Wednesday night. Gates open at 7 p.m. at the HTHS stadium. Admission is free. http://www.haddontwp.com/

Haddonfield – Independence Day Fireworks Wednesday at 7 p.m., HMHS (401 Kings Highway East), free but donations accepted. http://haddonfield300.org/events/

Cape May County

Avalon -- The bor­ough cel­e­brates with a Bay-Atlantic Sym­phony orchestra con­cert (no tickets needed) and a large fire­works dis­play at the 30th Street beach set to patri­otic music. http://avalonboro.net/july-4th-field-races-fun-fest-boat-parade-symphony-and-fireworks/

Cape May – Fireworks beachfront at dusk. http://www.capemay.com/eventcalendar/index.php?eID=4820

Middle Township -- Live music from the band Soulshine and free fireworks Thursday at 9 p.m. at Davies Sports Complex (626 Goshen Road). Rain date is July 5. http://www.middletownship.com/Recreation/Independence%20Day/4THofjulyflyer12.pdf

Ocean City -- Kite-flying competition at 7 p.m. followed by entertainment. A spectacular fireworks display off 9th Street beach tops off the evening at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 609-525-9300. http://www.oceancityvacation.com/details/814-fourth-of-july-celebration.html

Sea Isle -- Fireworks Thursday at 9 p.m. at the 50th St. Beach, 263-0050. http://sea-isle-city.nj.us/VisitorInformation/CalendarofEvents/tabid/1974/Default.aspx

Stone Harbor -- Fireworks and band concert July 4th sponsored by the Stone Harbor Fire Dept., 7 p.m. til dusk, 80th Street Field. http://stoneharborbeach.com/public/event/july-4th-festivities-at-the-field/

Upper Township -- Display starts at dusk on Thursday at Amanada's Field Recreation Complex (Rt. 50 & Sunset Drive, Petersburg). Rain Date July 5. http://www.uppertownship.com/images/PDF/News/4th%20of%20July%20Notice.pdf

Wildwoods – Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on the Beach at Pine Avenue, 10 p.m. Thursday, free. And there's a summer fireworks extravaganza on the beach every Friday night at 10 p.m. http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/calendar.cfm

Cumberland County

Gloucester County

Monroe Township – 4th of July Celebration begins 5 p.m. Thursday at Thompson Park, Fireworks at dusk (Rain Date Friday 7/5). http://www.monroetwp.com/polCalendar.cfm

Pitman – The Borough of Pitman is having fireworks on the Fourth of July at dusk. They will be launched from Alcyon Park, over Alcyon Lake. Rain date is July 5 at dusk. http://pitmanparade.webnode.com/

Washington Township – Independence Day Celebration, concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, fireworks at 9 p.m., Washington Lake Park Amphitheater (626 Hurffville Cross Keys Road). http://www.townshipnj.com/

Mercer County

Mercer County – Freedom Festival fireworks display Saturday, June 29, with live music from the Mercer County Symphonic Band. http://www.wpst.com/pages/12179535.php

Trenton – The Thunder are offering special deal called "Uncle Sam's Picnic" which includes: a seat at a table in the private picnic area; an all-you-can-eat buffet; a photo with a player; and an opportunity to watch fireworks on the field (immediately after game). Each ticket for the deal is $26 dollars, and they are limited. They can be purchased by phone at 609-394-3300.

Monmouth County

Atlantic Highlands -- Fireworks will be held Friday at the ongoing Atlantic Highlands Fireman's Fair. http://www.atlantichighlands.org/events/firemans-fair-5-3

Asbury Park – 4th of July Fireworks will take place on Thursday on the beaches south of Convention Hall, show will begin approximately at 9 p.m.. http://www.cityofasburypark.com/

Bradley Beach – Fireworks on July 4 at 5th Avenue beach starting around dusk (rain date July 5). http://www.bradleybeachonline.com/

Freehold -- Fireworks at Freehold Raceway on July 4th (raind date July 5) follow concert featuring the Rock & Roll Chorus. http://www.downtownfreehold.com/

Hazlet Township -- The Hazlet Township Fireworks will be held Friday at Veterans Park at dusk. The rain date for the fireworks is July 6. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=616229805062734&set=a.198517313500654.48535.181602735192112

Long Branch – 23rd Annual Oceanfest and Fireworks on Thursday night. http://www.oceanfestnj.com/

Manasquan -- Concert Friday at 7:30 p.m., featuring Billy Lawlor, at Main Beach, Fireworks display to follow. http://manasquantourism.com/

Ocean Township -- Fireworks will take place Wednesday night at Joe Palaia Park. (Whalepond Road off Deal Road, Oakhurst). Gates open 6 p.m. http://www.oceantwp.org/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=482&ShowDetailsDate=false

Union Beach -- Independence Day Celebration Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the beachfront. "After the Reign" will perform at 6:30 p.m. Then, the "Mavericks" perform at 8:15 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. (Rain date is Friday only for the fireworks). http://www.unionbeach.net/

West Long Branch – Independence Day Concert, Fireworks around 9 p.m., Franklin Lake Park (Locust Avenue). http://www.westlongbranch.org/

Ocean County

Barnegat Township -- Concerts, fireworks and a special holiday farmer's market will make it a festive time. Fireworks will be on Friday at the Barnegat Municipal Dock at dusk. https://local.nixle.com/alert/5026235/?sub_id=1331704

Beach Haven -- Fireworks presented by the Red, White & Blue Committee on Thursday at 9:15 p.m. on Taylor Ave. Rain date is Friday. http://beachhaven-nj.gov/event/4th-of-july-fireworks/

Beachwood -- Annual Fireworks display, beachfront at dusk Thursday. http://www.beachwoodusa.com/pages/calendar.html

Brick Township -- SummerFest Concert and 4th of July Extravaganza Thursday with DJ. Fireworks at 9 p.m. http://www.bricktownonline.com/Summerfest.htm

Jackson – July 4th Fest at Great Adventure presented by Coca-Cola, featuring exclusive ride time, live music, games, fireworks, prizes, and refreshing activities. 1 Six Flags Boulevard, included in admission to park. https://www.sixflags.com/greatAdventure/events/July4thfireworks.aspx

Lakewood -- Independence Day Events include Fireworks at dusk Thursday (Rain date for Fireworks Saturday). http://lakehurstnj.org/

Lakewood -- Lakewood Blueclaws Baseball and Fireworks after Wednesday's game. http://lakewood.blueclaws.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t427

Lakewood Township -- Independence Day festivities and fireworks CANCELLED for Wednesday July 3 due to weather, re-scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 1. http://www.lakewoodnj.gov/


Salem County

Woodstown – Independence Day Celebration Thursday, Fireworks at dusk at Marlton Park. http://www.woodstown4thofjuly.com/


New Castle County

Elsmere -- Join us Saturday at Fairgrounds Park (Filbert & Dover Avenue) for our annual patriotic event for fun, music, food and our fireworks show at dusk. (Rain date: Sunday, July 8) http://elsmere.delaware.gov/2012/06/05/annual-independence-day-celebration/

Hockessin -- Events all day leading up to fireworks. The parade starts at 3 p.m., and the fireworks start at dusk. http://hgrotary.org/Hockessin_July_4/parade.html

Middletown -- The annual Fireworks display will be held on Wednesday, July 4, at dusk. Pets and open fires are not allowed in the Park. For more information, call 378-2711. http://www.middletownde.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&id=3565&typeID=226

Newark -- Fourth of July Fireworks and Liberty Day with fireworks, UD Athletic Complex, cost is free. Fireworks rain date July 5. http://www.cityofnewarkde.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=1104&month=7&year=2012&day=4&calType=0

Wilmington -- "The Red, White, and Blue July 4th Celebration" takes place Thursday in Tubman-Garrett Park along the Riverwalk. After a day's worth of events, the Delaware Symphony Orchestra will perform a 75-minute finale concert leading up to fireworks at about 9:45 p.m. July 5 rain date for concert and fireworks. http://www.visitdelaware.com/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=19527

Kent County

Clayton/Smyrna -- The 4th of July fireworks will start at dusk at the James T. Vaughn Sr. Baseball Complex on Duck Creek Parkway. Parking will be available at the schools. http://clayton.delaware.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=58

Dover -- Fireworks will be Thursday night over Legislative Hall, and they'll be set to this year's musical theme, "car tunes." http://www.dover4thofjuly.com/

Sussex County

Bethany Beach -- The theme of the 30th annual event is "Wish You Were Here For Bethany in Bloom." Fireworks start Thursday at dusk. http://www.townofbethanybeach.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=330

Lewes -- View fireworks Wednesday night at Cape May Terminal with Pirate Pete, facepainting by Donna and live music by Jumper. Fun for all ages! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=562705737101315&l=d07956de35

Laurel -- Come out on July 4th and watch The Bo Dickerson Band perform at 7 p.m. in the bandstand at Market Square Park on prior to the fireworks. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Laurel-4th-of-July/192148920817244

Rehoboth Beach -- Celebrate Independence Day Downtown! Gather on the boardwalk and shoreline to watch Thursday night's Fireworks. http://www.downtownrehoboth.com/downtown-happenings/july-4th-fireworks.htm

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