Area Independence Day festivities and fireworks
Independence Day festivities will take place on Sunday, July 3, beginning with a parade at 6:00 p.m.
- Starts at Clements Bridge Road and Atlantic Avenue, then turns:
- Right on Gloucester Pike
- Right on Moore Avenue.
- Left on 5th Avenue.
- Right on Reading Ave.
Fireworks will be set off at dusk behind Woodland School and can be seen at many locations throughout the city.
Due to fire/public safety concerns, residents cannot gather behind Woodland School to view the fireworks. Only residents of Newton and Woodland avenues will have access to these streets.
The Yankee Doodle Do will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. It will take place on Kings Highway between the PATCO Lane Bridge and Haddon Avenue, which will be closed to traffic for the event.
There will be food trucks, a stage with music, inflatable games for the kids (for a fee) and a chance to enjoy a good old-fashioned street party.
The evening will end with a fireworks display around 9:00 p.m.
There will be no formal viewing area. For public safety reasons, only residents of Newton and Woodland Avenues will be permitted access to these streets.
Haddon Township – Happy Birthday American Fireworks!
The festivities begin at 7 p.m. until dusk at the Haddon Township High School football stadium on July 3. (The rainy date is July 4).
There will be a performance by High Fidelity and refreshments will be sold.
Fireworks will be launched at dusk.
Free entry. The location is 406 Memorial Avenue, Westmont.
- Baby Parade: 9:00 a.m. parking lot behind the municipal building
- Bike Parade: 10 a.m. Parking St. Joachim
- Main Parade: Starts at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joachim
The borough’s annual 4th of July celebration will take place on Monday, July 4, 2022.
Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the party!
The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at New Broadway and Chestnut St. and will descend New Broadway on the train tracks to Memorial Park.
Today’s program :
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Parade registration at
West Side Fire Station (New Broadway and Chestnut St.)
9:45 a.m. Line-up (running order)
Grand Marshal Mayor Teri Branella
10:00 a.m. – Start of the parade
10:30 a.m. Brooklawn American Legion Color Guard and National Anthem singing by David Chorzelewski followed by Parade Awards
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Food and refreshments inside the fire station, games, bouncy house
- Best walking costume
- Best Clown
- Best costume symbolizing the 4th of July
- Best Pulled Wagon or Float
- Best Decorated Stroller
- Best Decorated Bike (Age Groups 4-8, 9-12)
- Little Mr. & Miss Brooklawn (Residents – 2 and 3 years old)
- Best Decorated Motor Vehicle
The parade will take place on Monday July 4 and will start at noon at the West Center and continue along Kings Highway through Black Horse Pike.
Go out and show your patriotism!
The morning begins at the Harry Williams Community Center, 2 Broadway.
Monday, July 4 – rain or shine:
9:30 a.m. – Parade and bicycle contest
9:45 a.m. – Registration for the Baby Parade
10:00 a.m. – Parade and baby contest
5 years. and under (must be resident of Runnemede)
1:00 p.m. – Parade begins at Clements Bridge Rd. & Black Horse Pk. Ends at 8th Ave. & Black Horse Pk.
* Rain date for the main parade only is Sunday July 10 at 1:00 p.m.
The parade begins at 8:15 a.m. on July 4 at Amherst Rd. & Paris Ave. and down Pine Street to Edgewood Avenue, then down Washington Terrace, ending at Audubon Family Park.
Launch of fireworks at dusk on the grounds of Audubon High School. The high school is located at 350 Edgewood Ave.
Camden County Freedom Festival
Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners and the City of Camden at Wiggins Park, celebrate Independence Day at the Freedom Festival on Camden Seafront.
July 4, 2022
5 p.m. – Kick-off. Tri-County Symphonic Band – A Tribute to America and Our Veterans
6:00 p.m. – Traffic lanes. Hailing from the Philadelphia music scene, Travel Lanes blend infectious melody with their brand of power pop rock
8 p.m. – The O’Jays. For over fifty years, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and music legends of Philadelphia have brought electric energy to soul and R&B.
Spectacular fireworks over the Delaware River
9:30 p.m. – This festival brings together thousands of people to enjoy a series of artists and a spectacular fireworks display by Serpico Pyrotechnics. Be sure to come to Camden Waterfront for food, beer, music and fireworks during the annual Freedom Festival.
The July 4 parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. It will start at the corner of Kings Highway and Chestnut Street and run down the highway to Haddonfield Memorial High School. There will be rope groups and other groups, local commissioners and citizens of the year, civic and neighborhood groups, as well as vintage cars and kids on bikes.
*Editor’s note: Gloucester City and Westville hosted their Independence Day festivities and fireworks on June 25, 2022.