Forth of July - 2015
Time: 7–11 p.m.
Location: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval
The "Largest Free Concert in America", the Wawa Welcome America! Philly 4th of July Jam is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the FREE concert features some of the largest musical acts in the country including Philly's own The Roots. The 2015 Philly 4th of July Jam stars The Roots, with special guests Miguel and Jennifer Nettles. Keep an eye out for more special guest announcements as made available. Can't make it to the Parkway? The festivities will be covered live locally by 6ABC and online.
Immediately following the concert, July 4th comes to an explosive end with an incredible fireworks finale over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
BORDENTOWN: Fireworks display and community celebration on Friday, July 3 at Joseph Lawrence Recreational Facility at Veterans Memorial Park on Ward Avenue. The celebration begins at 4:15 p.m., with fireworks at dusk.
EVESHAM: Community celebration at Cherokee High School on Saturday, July 4 at 7:45 p.m. Features military tribute and fireworks display at 9:45 p.m.
FLORENCE: On Saturday, July 11, fireworks will be displayed at 9:10 p.m. at the Water Works Field.
MEDFORD: free fireworks on Thursday, July 2 at Freedom Park on Union Street. Park opens at 6 p.m. with a food court and live entertainment. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
MOUNT HOLLY: A free celebration at Ironworks Park, located at 157 Wollner Drive including rides, bounces and slides. The event will last from 5 pm until 10:30 pm, with fireworks around 9 p.m.
RIVERTON: Festival beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4 at Riverton Picnic Grove.
EAST WINDSOR: music by Jerry Rife's Rhythm Kings Dixieland Jazz Band and the Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One, culminating with fireworks, July 2, 6 p.m. Etra Lake Park, 9 Etra Road. eastwindsoronline.com, 609-443-4000.
HAMILTON: concert by Renaissance Orchestra, concluding with fireworks, July 2, 6 p.m. Veterans Park, Kuser Road. HamiltonNJ.com/Fireworks, 609-890-3622.
HOPEWELL TWP.: Reading of the Declaration of Independence, with musket-firing demonstration, 2 p.m. July 4, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum, Washington Crossing-Pennington Road in Titusville. $5 parking. washingtoncrossingstatepark, 609-737-0623.
LAWRENCE: concert and fireworks hosted by the township, July 3, 7 p.m. Rider University, Student Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road (Route 206). 609-896-5033.
PRINCETON: July 4th Jubilee, live bluegrass music, historic presentations, demonstrations and portrayals, July 4, noon-3 p.m. Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton St. historicmorven.org, 609-924-8144.
Princeton University Football Stadium fields on Washinton Road open for picnicking, with fireworks at dusk, sponsored by Spirit of Princeton, July 2, 7 p.m. spiritofprinceton.org, 609-258-3000.
TRENTON: fireworks following Trenton Thunder baseball game, July 2-3, 7:10 p.m. Arm & Hammer Park, 1 Thunder Road. trentonthunder.com, 609-394-8326.