Fourth of July Fireworks and Festivals

Guide to 4th of July festivals and activities for kids and families in the Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware areas for 2018.

Here's where to go for 4th of July 2018 fireworks and celebrations with your kids and family in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware.

Philly's Wawa Welcome America Festival

The biggest 4th of July festival in the Philadelphia area includes a week of FREE events & activities, June 29 – July 4. 

Thursday, June 28

Free Museum Day at the National Constitution Center

Philly @ the Movies: The Nutty Professor at the Dell Music Center,

Sand Sculpture Spectacular at the Shops at Liberty Place

Wawa Hoagie Day at Independence Mall & National Constitution Center Lawn

Friday, June 29

Beer-BQ at the Piazza at Schmidt's Commons

A Celebration of Community and Culture at Mifflin Square

Free Museum Day at the Penn Museum

Free Museum Night at Eastern State Penitentiary

Go 4th and Learn at Penn Park

Philly @ the Movies: E.T. at the Piazza at Schmidt's Commons

Saturday, June 20

Free Museum Day at the First Bank of the United States

Free Museum Day at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Rare Books Department

Free Museum Day at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Free Museum Day at the Philadelphia History Museum

Free Museum Day at the Rosenbach Museum and Library 

Go 4th and Learn at the Fireman's Hall Museum

On the Delaware Music Festival at Pennypack on the Delaware Park

The Philly Ice Cream Scoop at Reading Terminal Market

Red, White and Brew Fest at Sugarhouse Casino

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks at Penn’s Landing

Sunday, July 1

Free Museum Day at the African American Museum in Philadelphia

Free Museum Day at the Barnes Foundation

Free Museum Day at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free Museum Morning at One Liberty Observation Deck

Freedom Fit Fest at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philly @ the Movies: Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Monday, July 2

Citywide Reading at select Free Library of Philadelphia branches

Free Museum Day at the Mütter Museum

Free Museum Day at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Go 4th and Learn at Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books

Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia Performance at Independence Hall

Philly @ the Movies: Pitch Perfect at Xfinity Live

Tuesday, July 3

Free Museum Day at the National Liberty Museum

Free Museum Day at the Rodin Museum

Historic Philadelphia Block Party at Independence Mall

Philly Pops Performance at Independence Hall

Wednesday, July 4

7th Annual Birthday Party at Independence Visitor Center

Celebration of Freedom Ceremony at Independence Hall

Children’s Naturalization Ceremony at the Betsy Ross House

Free Museum Day at the National Museum of American Jewish History

July 4th Concert and Fireworks at Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Party on the Parkway at Benjamin Franklin Parkway


Wednesday, July 4 Fireworks Locations

Click on a location below for details.

Abington, PA
Beach Haven, NJ
Bethany Beach, DE
Clifton Heights, PA
Collingswood, NJ
Dewey Beach, DE
Dover, DE
Downingtown, PA
Eagleville, PA
Evesham, NJ
Glenside, PA
Hockessin, DE
King of Prussia, PA
Langhorne, PA
Limerick, PA
Middletown, DE
Tredyffrin Twp., PA

Narberth, PA
New Bloomfield,PA
Ocean City, NJ
Ocean City, MD
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenixville, PA
Pottstown, PA
Quakertown, PA
Radnor, PA
Skippack, PA
Southampton, PA
Washington Twp., NJ
Wildwood, NJ
Wilmington, DE
Whitemarsh Twp., PA

















Additional Fireworks Dates and Locations

Saturday, June 30
Elsmere, DE

Sunday, July 1
Nottingham, PA
Rehoboth Beach, DE

Monday, July 2
Mount Holly, NJ

Tuesday, July 3

Bethel Township, PA 
​Haddonfield, NJ
Medford, NJ
Upper Darby, PA
Frackville, PA
Langhorne, PA
Conshohocken, PA

Friday, July 6

Ambler, PA

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