Burlington County Plans Fireworks Shows, Parades, and Celebrations for Independence Day 2016
The Fourth of July is quickly approaching and Burlington County communities are planning 2016 July 4th fireworks shows, parades, and other Independence Day celebrations! Read on for a complete guide to Independence Day parades and July 4th fireworks in Burlington County, NJ…
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July 4th Fireworks In Burlington County NJ
Festivities begin at 4:00pm
Fireworks at dusk
Joseph Lawrence Park
Bordentown, New Jersey
Bordentown’s annual July 4th Celebration will include a free kids corner, music, and fireworks. Food will be available for purchase. Rain date: July 8th.
Evesham July 4th Celebration and Fireworks
Register by 10:00am
Cooper Avenue & Main Street
Evesham, New Jersey
Children up to grade 5 are invited to ride in the Evesham Kid’s Bike Parade, which will begin at Cooper Avenue and Main Street and end at the Wiley Home. Bikes can be decorated as long as they are still safely operational, and children should be able to control their bikes well. Helmets must be worn. Children may also be pushed in strollers or pulled in wagons, but must be strapped in. If your wagon does not have straps, your child must wear a helmet.
Evesham, New Jersey
The Evesham Township Fourth of July Parade will march down Main Street from Maple Avenue to Bettlewood Road. The Marlton Recreation Council will provide refreshments in several locations along the route.
7:00pm – Food & beverages available from local vendors
9:30pm – Fireworks
Cherokee High School
120 Tomlinson Mill Road
Marlton, New Jersey
Enjoy food and beverages from local vendors beginning at 7pm. Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm.
Florence Patriotic Day Celebration
11:00am – Flag Raising
12:00pm – Parade
The annual Florence Township Patriotic Day Celebration will take place on July 9th and will begin at 11am with a flag raising ceremony at the Oak Street Circle. The parade will step off from Oak Street Circle at noon. See website for parade route.
Water Works Field next to Municipal Complex
The Florence Patriotic Day festivities continue in the evening with a free patriotic concert on Water Works Field at 6pm. Food will be available for purchase. Rain date: July 10th.
Veterans Park behind Municipal Complex
The Florence Township Patriotic Day Celebration culminates in a fireworks spectacular in Veterans Park. Rain date: July 10th.
Maple Shade July 4th Parade & Fireworks
1:00pm – Parade
9:30pm – Fireworks
Parade on Main Street
Fireworks on Babe Ruth Field (S. Coles Ave.)
Maple Shade, NJ
The Maple Shade Civic Activities Association will host Maple Shade’s annual Fourth of July parade and fireworks on July 2nd. The parade begins at 1pm at Main Street and Fellowship Road and marches down Main Street to Lippincott Street. The July 4th Parade features the Maple Shade High School Band, five string bands, the McKenzie Karate Club, antique automobiles, the Camden County Emerald Society Pipes and Drums, as well as local sports leagues and civic organizations and the Maple Shade Fire Department and First Aid Squad. Children with decorated bikes are invited to join the parade.
The Maple Shade July 4th fireworks will be held on July 2nd at the Babe Ruth Field behind Maple Shade High School and will begin at approximately 9:30pm. Vendors will be on hand selling kettle corn, cotton candy, pretzels, ice cream, and more.
Medford, New Jersey
Medford’s Annual Independence Day Celebration will be held at Freedom Park on July 2nd. Highlights of this Fourth of July tradition will include a kid’s activity zone, live music on the main stage, a food court, and a spectacular July 4th fireworks display! Admission is free; donations are requested.
Chester & Central Avenues to Main Street
Moorestown, New Jersey
Moorestown’s annual 4th of July Parade will step off at noon from the corner of Chester and Central Avenues and will process up Chester Avenue to Main Street, then all along Main Street to Church Street.
5:00 – 11:00pm
Mt Holly, New Jersey
The annual Mount Holly Independence Day Celebration will be held on July 3rd from 5pm – 11pm at Iron Works Park. This year will feature free kid rides and bounces, games, live music, food vendors, merchants, and fireworks!
10:00am – Parade
11:30am – Awards & Festivities in the Park
The 119th Annual Riverton 4th of July Parade will begin at 10am and will march down Main Street. The Riverton parade features decorated bikes, strollers and kiddie cars, floats, classic cars, local fire companies, marching bands and other musical groups, and more! Following the parade, the National Anthem will be played and awards will be presented in Riverton Park. Immediately following the awards, the July 4th festivities in the park will continue with fun activities such as the backyard challenge, pony and camel rides, moon bounce, games, petting zoo, face painting, carriage rides, a pet pageant, food, live music from Friends Band, and the greased pole! Other festivities will include the Bill Oliver 5K & 1-mile Run for Fun at 8:30am (day of race registration 6:30-8am), the Joe Zaneski Downhill Race (2:30pm) at Elm Terrace at Park Avenue, and the Great Annual Riverton Raft Race (4:30 registration) at Bank Avenue north of the Riverton Yacht Club.
July 4th Celebrations in Shamong
5:00 – 9:00pm
1090 Route 206
Shamong, New Jersey
Valenzano Winery’s family-friendly Independence Day Festival features wine tastings, music, children’s activities, food vendors, and a fireworks display at dusk. All tickets must be purchased online and in advance (Adults – $15 / Children – $10). There will be no ticket sales at the gate. Rain Date: September 16th.
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