The Fourth of July, a.k.a. Independence Day is right around the corner and we have all you need to know to celebrate the birth of American independence. With festivities ranging from parades, fireworks, concerts, cookouts and patriotic 5Ks, our 2022 4th of July Guide has all the resources you need to plan a fun and memorable weekend with family and friends! Scroll down for events and activities, food and drink, fireworks and parades and other local services.
Upper Merion’s July 4th Celebration
Where: Heuser Park, 694 West Beidler Road, King of Prussia, PA
When: July 4, 1 pm – 10 pm
UMPR’s July 4th celebration takes place on Monday, July 4th. The event will feature a carnival operated by Tons of Fun from 1 pm to 10 pm. There will be a beer garden, a variety of food trucks, live concert and fireworks to begin at dusk. The event is free to the public, family, kid and dog friendly.
Pottstown Patriotic 5K
Where: Pottstown, PA
When: July 4, 8 am
The classic 4th of July race through the streets of Pottstown is back for its 36th year! Join the RUNegades for the most patriotic 5k of the year. Deck yourself out in red, white and blue and burn off the afternoon barbecue before you eat it!
Newtown Athletic Club
2022 Happening List Finalist for Amusement!
890 W. Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA
Visit Snipes Farm this 4th of July weekend, a 7th generation family farm. The farm offers the use of its land for the establishment of a not-for-profit educational resource: The Snipes Farm and Education Center. At Snipes Farm, you’ll find classes, as well as a Farm Market on Saturdays. They also offer diverse volunteer opportunities including farming, education, maintenance, seasonal events, etc.
Planet Smoothie Horsham
575 Horsham Road (Located in the Horsham Corner)
Horsham, PA 19044
Cool off on the fourth at Planet Smoothie Horsham with 15% off smoothies all day!
Come see why Planet Smoothie is The Best Tasting Smoothie on the Planet! With over 35+ varieties of smoothies blended with real fruit that are lower in sugar and calories, we’ve got smoothies to fit every lifestyle. Start your holiday weekend off with one of our protein options for a protein-packed snack or meal replacement. Planet Smoothie Horsham is located in the Horsham Corner Shopping Center.
2022 Bucks Happening List Winner for Appetizer!
River House at Odette’s
2022 Bucks Happening List Winner for Hotel!
274 River Road, New Hope, PA
Fête de la Bastille
Join us for a Bastille Day celebration like no other at River House! On Thursday, July 14th from 6-9PM, we will be throwing an indoor/outdoor Parisian fair in the Rhapsody Ballroom, recreating the sights and sounds of the city of lights as a nod to our leading lady Actress Odette Myrtil who inspired the heart and soul of the hotel! Partnering with local businesses for our “Terrasse Odette,” there will be music, picnic tables, a variety of shopping, St. Germaine cocktails, French Wine, and more! With the sun shining, our Bastille Day celebration is the perfect excuse to spend a day living your chicest Parisian life with a whole lot of Joie de Vivre!
Playa Bowls of Newtown
2022 Happening List Winner for Smoothie/Juice!
2913 South Eagle Road, Newtown, PA
Playa Bowls is your slice of summer, anytime. Using the freshest, highest quality ingredients, they serve healthy, delicious açaí, pitaya, coconut bowls, award winning smoothies and fresh juices with sustainability and community in mind. Their bowls and smoothies are the perfect way to cool off in the summer heat. Stop by our Newtown, PA location and enjoy their indoor and outdoor dining area from 7am to 9pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday or come see us in Fairless Hills, PA 7am to 10pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday. Stop by and try their summer specials including the Glow Bowl, Pineapple Mango Pina Colada smoothie, Coconut Cold Brew, Watermelon Refresh Juice, and Coconut Protein Bites. See you in Pineappleland!
Skippack Township Firework Party
Where: Palmer Park, 4022 Heckler Road, Collegeville, PA
When: July 4, 6-9 pm
Skippack’s annual 4th of July Firework Party is back with live music by The Vincent James Band, food trucks, FREE kids activities and more. The event is free but there are fees for limited parking so carpooling is suggested and arrive early!
Independence Day Fireworks | 4H Center
Where: Montgomery County 4H Center, 1015 Bridge Road, Collegeville, PA
When: July 4, 7 pm
Watch the Skippack fireworks from the hill at the Montgomery County 4H Center. A $5 donation per car is requested.
Pottstown 4th of July Parade and Duck Race
Where: E. High Street, Pottstown, PA
When: July 4, 10:15 am – 10 pm
The Pottstown GoFourth Festival is an all day event that includes the Pottstown Rotary Parade and infamous Duck Race fundraiser. The parade begins at 10:15 am, the street fest is from 11 am – 5 pm, the fireworks pre-show is from 5-9:30 pm and the fireworks show start at 9:30 pm.
Whitemarsh Township Fourth of July Parade
Where: 4021 Joshua Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA
When: July 4, 10 am – 12 pm
Whitemarsh Township and the Lions Club of Whitemarsh present their annual Fourth of July Parade on Monday, July 4th at 10 am. The parade begins at Barren Hill Fire Company, goes down Germantown Pike, and ends at Miles Park, where there will be a celebratory picnic.
4th of July Parade | Skippack Village
Where: 4044 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA
When: July 4, 11 am – 4 pm
In the heart of the historic Skippack Village, you’ll find the annual 4th of July Parade at 11 am. Grab some BBQ at Parc Bistro at 3 pm and at dusk, there will be a fireworks display at Palmer Park.
Hillis Adjustment Agency
2336 Street Road, Bensalem, PA
As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day with our family and friends, Hillis would like to provide you with some helpful tips to have a safe Fourth of July.
1. Ensure That Fire Extinguishers Are Readily Available
2. Ensure That Fireworks And Other Flammable Material Are Stored Safely And Utilized Responsibly
3. Avoid The Use Of Professional-Grade Fireworks
4. Do Not Light Fireworks Close To Your Home
5. Soak Used And Unused Fireworks In Water For Several Hours After Use
6. Do Not Position Your Barbecue Grill Against Your Home Or Any Other Structure
7. HAVE FUN, STAY SAFE!
If you do sustain damages to your home call Hillis Adjustment Agency as we can assist you in each aspect of your claim.
We assist with ALL property claims and if we can not be of service we have built solid, trusted relationships over the past 35 years so we can refer to you someone who can assist you!
La Chelé Medical Aesthetics
2022 Happening List Winner for Med Spa!
NEW HOPE, PA: 215.862.6100 | NEWTOWN, PA: 267.753.7676
We all know that it is important to protect your skin all year long – but even more so when we are spending more time outdoors in the hot summer sun. La Chelé offers the products you need to protect your skin from the sun, keep your skin hydrated and prevent the factors of aging! Their La Chelé BB Cream SPF 44 is a water-resistant physical sunscreen that utilizes a moisturizing base with a sheer, universal tint suitable for most skin tones. Gentle and light to wear under makeup for skin protection! Contains Zinc Oxide 10% and Titanium Dioxide 5.5% to protect against UVA-aging and UVB-burning rays. Their (Plated) Revitalizing Essence provides Regenerative exosomes delivering antioxidants and growth factors to help calm the skin and help prevent against the factors of aging. Great for sensitive skin! Finally, their (Plated) Intensive Repair Serum is a fast-acting hydrating serum that delivers antioxidants and growth factors to the skin and protects against signs of aging.
Stay protected and look great with skincare from La Chelé this summer and all year long!
Weed Man Bucks County
2022 Happening List Winner for Landscaping!
211 N Sycamore St
Newtown, PA 18940
Bucks County Office: 215-968-1845
Montgomery County Office: 610-940-6900
Get your yard BBQ ready! Weed Man’s lawn care services result in a lush, green and weed- and insect-free lawn! Offering lawn fertilization, weed control and integrated pest management services, Weed Man Lawn Care program will ensure you have a beautiful yard all summer long. And through our sub-brand, Mosquito Hero, we can also help with controlling mosquito populations on your property! Beat the buzz with our full range of effective lawn care and mosquito control services. Locally owned and operated, Weed Man Bucks County is backed by decades of experience! We are committed to the health and beautification of residential landscapes, working to give homeowners a place where they can comfortably relax and feel proud to call home. Spend uninterrupted time in your yard this season, with our help. Want to learn more? Visit us online today at weedman.com to request your free quote!
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