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Fireworks In and Around Northeast Philadelphia


July 3, 2011
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Spectacular Fireworks In and Around the Area


Sunday, July 3rd

Conshohocken

Festivities begin around 5:30 and fireworks begin at dusk. My family will be there as my daughter's in-laws live in Conshohocken!  Great fun and great fireworks every year!

Cost: FREE!

Where: Sutcliffe Park at West 9th and Freedley Streets



Doylestown

Sounds of Summer 2011: Philly Horn Band and Fireworks at 7:30 PM

Cost: FREE!

Where: Central Park, 425 Wells Rd


Sesame Place

The night sky sparkles at Sesame Place, with a spectacular fireworks show, set to a Sesame Street music, making the festivities on Independence Day weekend truly memorable.   Fireworks are immediately following the 9p.m.evening performance of the "Neighborhood Street Party" parade.

Fireworks start at 9:00 PM

Cost: Included with price of admission.

Where: Sesame Place at 100 Sesame Rd.

Note: Entry into the park will be limited 5 minutes prior to the start of fireworks.

Tip: For the best view watch from the parks front plaza!



Monday, July 4th

PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

Lawncrest Recreation Center
Parade featurimg string bands, armed service groups, community groups, churches, sports teams and more starts at 9 AM at Rising Sun & Longshore through Rising Sun & Comly (Lawncrest Rec.), and will be followed by a flag raising ceremony. Flea Market is scheduled from 8 AM to 6 PM. Food court is open 9 AM to 5 PM.  Car show runs from 10 AM to 2 PM. Kids' rides and live entertainment (magic show) start at 11 AM.  Fireworks begin at dusk.  Raindate: July 9th.

Cost: FREE!

Where: 6000 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111. Info: 267-467-0034 or 215-287-7056.


Philadelphia Museum of Art
Approximately 10:30 PM, following Philly's 4th of July Jam.

Cost: FREE!

Where: Art Museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Tip: For the best viewing, park your lawn chair on Lemon Hill, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Boathouse Row, Kelly Drive, Martin Luther King Drive, or in Schuykill River Park.


EASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY & BUCKS COUNTY

Abington / Glenside / Jenkintown  4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

At 10 AM the We Love America Children's Program will start at Cheltenham Township's Harry Renninger Memorial Park, Keswick Ave. at Waverly Rd. in south Glenside. Decorated bicycle and stroller contests will launch festivities, followed by girls and boys field sports events at 10:30 a.m and, at 12 noon, the serving of refreshments for youngsters.

The 108th Annual Grand, Glorious, Patriotic Parade is at 4 PM. This colorful march through the heart of Glenside is among America's oldest running 4th of July parades. Starting at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 676, Jenkintown and Edge Hill Rds., the 1.5-mile route for the three-division parade will be east on Jenkintown Rd., south along Easton Rd., and east on Waverly Rd, for two blocks to the end point at Keswick Ave. The reviewing stand will continue being front, main entrance steps of St. Luke the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Easton Rd. at Fairhill Ave.

America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular at 9:00 PM

Cost: FREE!

Where: Abington Sr. High, 900 Highland Avenue, Abington, PA 19001


Newtown Fireworks

Fireworks begin at 9:30 PM

Cost: FREE!

Where: Newtown Middle School, 116 Richboro Newtown Road, Newtown, PA 18940-2344


Quakertown Fireworks

Fireworks begin at dusk

Cost: FREE!

Where: Memorial Park on Mill Street

Sesame Place

The night sky sparkles at Sesame Place, with a spectacular fireworks show, set to a Sesame Street music, making the festivities on Independence Day weekend truly memorable.   Fireworks are immediately following the 9p.m.evening performance of the "Neighborhood Street Party" parade.

Fireworks start at 9:00 PM

Cost: Included with price of admission.

Where: Sesame Place at 100 Sesame Rd.

Note: Entry into the park will be limited 5 minutes prior to the start of fireworks.

Tip: For the best view watch from the parks front plaza!

Southampton Township Fireworks

Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE!

Where: Klinger Middle School, 1415 Second St. Pike



Did I miss any fireworks? Leave a comment below or send me an email at [email protected] and I'll add them to the list!


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