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Where to watch the 4th of July fireworks in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate America’s independence than with fireworks.

Whether you’re spending the holiday at the beach or firing up the grill in your backyard, one thing is for sure: you’ll probably hear fireworks. You can join in and watch one of the many spectacular fireworks displays taking place this Independence Day.

Here’s where you can watch fireworks on July 4th and the period leading up to it in the Philadelphia area.

Fireworks Shows in Pennsylvania

Wawa Welcome America Concert

Where: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 200 N. 19th St., Philadelphia

When: Thursday, July 4, 2024 | Between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m.

Abington, Montgomery County

Where: Abington Middle and Senior High Schools, 2056 Susquehanna Rd.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:15 p.m.

Allentown, Lehigh County

Where: J. Birney Crum Stadium, 2027 Linden St.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:20 p.m.

Aston Township, Delaware County

Where: Sun Valley High School, 2881 Pancoast Ave.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:30 p.m.

Bethel Township, Delaware County

Where: Bethel Springs Elementary School, 3280 Foulk Rd.

When: Wednesday, July 3, at dusk

Bethlehem, Lehigh County

Where: SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:00 p.m.

Clifton Heights, Delaware County

Where: Clifton Heights Athletic Field, 217 N. Springfield Rd.

When: Saturday, July 6, 9.30 p.m.

Conshohocken, Montgomery County

Where: Conshohocken District

When: Wednesday, July 3, 9:30 p.m.

Drexel Hill, Delaware County

Where: Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast High School, 403 N. Lansdowne Ave.

When: Thursday, July 3, 9 p.m.

King of Prussia, Montgomery County

Where: Heuser Park, 694 W Beidler Rd.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:15 p.m.

Langhorne, Bucks County

Where: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9 p.m.

Narberth, Montgomery County

Where: Narberth Park, 80 Windsor Ave.

When: Thursday, July 4, at 9 p.m. or as soon as it gets dark

New Hope, Bucks County

Where: Stockton Avenue (between Bridge and Ferry Street)

When: Friday, July 5, 9 p.m.

Phoenixville, Chester County

Where: Dayton Street Field

When: Friday, July 5, 9:15 p.m.

Ridley Park, Delaware County

Where: Ridley Lake

When: Saturday, July 6, 7 p.m.

Southampton, Bucks County

Where: Tamanend Park, 1255 Second Street Pike

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:35 p.m.

Tredyffrin Township, Chester County

Where: Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Rd.

When: Thursday, July 4, at dusk

Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County

Where: Furey Road Park, 8500 Furey Rd.

When: Friday, July 5, at dusk

Yardley, Bucks County

Where: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd.

When: Saturday, July 6, at dusk

Fireworks in New Jersey

Atlantic City, Atlantic Coast

Where: Atlantic City Beach, view from the Boardwalk

When: The fireworks display at Tropicana takes place on Thursday, July 4th and every Saturday through August 31st at 10 p.m.

Barrington, Camden County

Where: Intersection of Clements Bridge Rd and Barrington Ave.

When: Wednesday, July 3, at dusk

Camden, County Camden

Where: Battleship New Jersey, 62 Battleship Place

When: July 3, 9:30 p.m.

Camden, County Camden

Where: Wiggins Park 2 Riverside Drive, Camden

When: Wednesday, July 3, 9.30 p.m.

Cherry Hill, Camden County

Where: Cherry Hill West High School, 2101 Chapel Ave.

When: Wednesday, July 3, 9 p.m.

Evesham Township, Burlington County

Where: Savich Field, 510 E. Main St.

When: Thursday, July 4, at dusk

Haddon Township, Camden County

Where: Haddon Twp. High School Football Stadium, 406 Memorial Ave.

When: Wednesday, July 3, at dusk

Lower Township, Cape May County

Where: Bayfront in North Cape May

When: Wednesday, July 3, 9 p.m.

Margate, Atlantic County

Where: The beach on Huntington Avenue

When: Thursday, July 4, 9 p.m.

Medford Township, Burlington County

Where: Freedom Park, 86 Union Street

When: Wednesday, July 3, at dusk

Pine Hill, Camden County

Where: Overbrook High School, 1200 Turnersville Rd.

When: Wednesday, July 3, 7 p.m.

Pitman, County Gloucester

Where: Alcyon Lake/Alcyon Park/Betty Park, Cedar Avenue and County Road 624. A $4 ticket is required for the best view from Alcyon Park.

When: Gates to Alcyon Park open at 8pm on July 4. The show begins at dusk.

Ocean City, Cape May County

Where: Ocean City Boardwalk

When: Thursday, July 4, 9 p.m.

Sea Isle City, Cape May County

Where: 50th Street Beach

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:30 p.m.

Stone Harbor, Cape May County

Where: Recreational areas at 81st Street and Second Ave.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:30 p.m.

Ventnor, Atlantic Circle

Where: Newport Avenue

When: Wednesday, July 3, at dusk

Vineland, Cumberland County

Where: Vineland High School

When: Thursday, July 4th, 9pm after the 7pm concert in Giampietro Park. In case of rain, on July 5th.

Washington Township, Gloucester County

Where: Washington Township High School

When: Thursday, July 4th. Fireworks at 9pm, followed by a parade at 6:30pm. Rainy day: July 5th.

Wildwood, Cape May County

Where: Wildwoods Boardwalk

When: Thursday, July 4, 10 p.m.


Fireworks at the Waterfront in Camden, New Jersey 2024 from
CBS Philadelphia on Youtube

Fireworks Shows in Delaware

Bethany Beach, Sussex County

Where: Bethany Beach Bandstand (Boardwalk – Bethany Beach)

When: Thursday, July 4, following the concert at 7:30 p.m.

Dover, Kent

Where: Legislative Mall, 410 Legislative Ave.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:15 p.m.

Dewey Beach, Sussex County

Where: Near McKinley Street in Rehoboth Bay

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:30 p.m.

Hockessin, New Castle County

Where: The primary spectator areas are at Swift Park, Piedmont Baseball Fields, Hockessin Library and Artesian Soccer Fields.

When: Thursday, July 4, at dusk

Laurel, County Sussex

Where: Janosik Park, Front St.

When: Thursday, July 4, after 8pm car show

Lewes, County of Sussex

Where: All along the beaches of Lewes (fireworks can also be seen from the town)

When: Thursday, July 4, 7 p.m.

Middletown, New Castle County

Where: Silver Lake Park, 200 E Cochran St.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9:00-9:30 p.m. start

Millsboro, County Sussex

Where: 32267 Clubhouse Way, Millsboro (The Clubhouse in Baywood)

When: Thursday, July 4, 9 p.m.

Newark, New Castle County

Where: University of Delaware Sports Complex

When: Thursday, July 4, at dusk

Rehoboth Beach, Sussex County

Where: Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk & Beaches

When: Saturday, July 6, 9.30 p.m.

Wilmington, New Castle County

Where: Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, Rosa Parks Dr.

When: Thursday, July 4, 9.30 p.m.

CBS News Philadelphia interns Moira Vaughan and Victoria Newsome contributed to this report.