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Fireworks near me: Events in Moorestown on July 4, 2024

MOORESTOWN, NJ — Independence Day is fast approaching, so it’s time to find out where you can celebrate in and around Moorestown. Events in the area include fireworks, festivals and other Fourth of July fun.

To help you fill your 4th of July calendar, Patch has put together a guide to current events.

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Find out what’s happening in Moorestown and the surrounding area.

Moorestown 4th of July Parade 2024: Big Old Flag

  • Where: The parade begins on Chester Avenue at E. Central Avenue, goes up Chester Avenue, turns right on Main Street and continues to Church Street.
  • When: July 4, 12 noon
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Independence Day Celebration – Mount Holly

  • Where: Iron Works Park (155 Wolner Dr., Mount Holly)
  • When: July 3, 12pm-9:30pm.
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Independence Day celebration and fireworks in Medford

  • When: July 3, 6-10pm – fireworks at dusk. In case of rain, the display will be on July 6.
  • Where: Freedom Park (86 Union St., Medford)
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127th Riverton 4th of July Children’s Parade

2024 Freedom Festival at Camden Waterfront

  • Where: Wiggins Park (2 Riverside Dr., Camden)
  • When: 5:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., July 3 – Concert begins at 6:00 p.m., fireworks over the Delaware River at 9:30 p.m.
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Annual Independence Day Puppy Parade 2024

  • Where: Monroe Township Dog Park (700 N Tuckahoe Rd., Williamstown) – entrance via Braves Boulevard and Owens Park
  • When: June 29 – Check-in by 10:30 a.m., parade at 11 a.m.
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Independence Day celebration in the Cherry Hill community

  • Where: Michael J. Santarpio Field at Jonas C. Morris Stadium, Cherry Hill High School West (2101 Chapel Ave., Cherry Hill)
  • When: July 3 – Gates open at 6:30 p.m., masked ball performances at 8 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. In case of rain, the event will be held on July 5.
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Fireworks for Independence Week from the Battleship

  • Where: Battleship New Jersey (100 Clinton St., Camden)
  • When: July 3, 7-10 p.m.
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4th of July Collingswood Bike Parade

  • Where: The parade goes from West Zane Avenue to Knight Park at Browning Road.
  • When: July 4th – Decorating at 9am, Parade at 10am
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Spectacular fireworks in Collingswood

  • Where: Collingswood High School (424 Collings Ave., Collingswood)
  • When: July 4th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., performance by TO THE MAX at 7:45 p.m., fireworks at nightfall.
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“Happy Birthday America” celebration in Haddon Township

  • Where: Haddon Township High School Football Stadium (406 Memorial Ave., Westmont)
  • When: July 3, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. – Fireworks at dusk. In rainy weather on July 5.
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Independence Day 2024 Parade in Haddon Township

  • Where: Parade registration is at the Municipal Building (135 Haddon Ave.); the parade route goes down Haddon Avenue and ends at the Crystal Lake Pool Complex (Crystal Lake Avenue).
  • When: Registration on July 4th at 10:30 a.m., parade from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Independence Day celebration in Haddonfield

  • Where: Haddonfield Memorial High School (401 Kings Hwy. E, Haddonfield)
  • When: July 3, 6 p.m.
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Fourth of July Parade in Haddonfield

  • Where: Kings Highway to Chestnut Street in downtown Haddonfield
  • When: July 4th – Participant registration at 8:30 a.m. on Chestnut Street; vintage cars can be parked at PATCO after 9:30 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m.
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Today, Americans celebrate the birth of a new nation with fireworks, parades, concerts, family reunions and barbecues. But these celebrations date back centuries before Independence Day was established as a federal holiday in 1941.

In the crucial summer of 1776, the pre-revolutionary celebrations in honour of King George III’s birthday were replaced by mock funerals in order to create a symbolic break with the Crown.

It was an exciting time in Philadelphia: The Continental Congress voted to secede from the Crown and two days later, on July 4, the original 13 colonies – New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia – adopted the Declaration of Independence.

The first annual commemoration of the nation’s independence took place in Philadelphia on July 4, 1777, while the Revolutionary War was still in progress. Fireworks have been a part of the Fourth of July celebration since the first celebration in Philadelphia.