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Independence Day festivities and fireworks for July 3 and July 4.

July 3


Independence Day festivities will take place on Sunday, July 3rd, beginning with a parade at 6:00 p.m.

Parade Route:

  • Kicks off at Clements Bridge Road and Atlantic Avenue, then turns:
  • Right onto Gloucester Pike
  • Right onto Moore Ave.
  • Left onto 5th Ave.
  • Right onto Reading Ave.


Fireworks will be set off at dusk behind Woodland School, and are viewable at many locations all over town.

Due to fire/public safety concerns, residents may not gather behind Woodland School to view the fireworks. Only residents of Newton and Woodland Avenues will have access to those streets.


The Yankee Doodle Do will start at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3rd. It will take place on Kings Highway between the PATCO track bridge and Haddon Avenue, which will be closed to traffic for the event.

There will be food trucks, a stage with music, bounce houses for children (a fee is charged) and a chance to enjoy a good old-fashioned street fair.


The evening will culminate with Fireworks around 9.00 p.m.

There will be no formal viewing area. Due to public safety concerns, only residents of Newton and Woodland Avenues will be permitted access to those streets.

Haddon Township – Happy Birthday America Fireworks!

Festivities begin at 7pm until dusk at Haddon Township High School’s football stadium on July 3. (Rain date is July 4).

There will be a performance by High Fidelity and refreshments will be sold.

Fireworks will be launched when it gets dark.

Admission is free. Location is 406 Memorial Avenue, Westmont.


July 4


  • Baby Parade: 9:00 a.m. rear lot of Municipal building
  • Bike Parade: 10:00 a.m. St. Joachim parking lot
  • Main Parade: Kicks off at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joachim

The Borough’s Annual 4th of July Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4, 2022.
Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy the celebration!
The parade begins at 10:00 am at New Broadway and Chestnut St. and will travel down New Broadway over the railroad tracks to Memorial Park.
Schedule for the day:
9:00 – 9:45 am Parade Registration at
West Side Firehouse (New Broadway & Chestnut St.)
9:45 am Line up (order of march)
Grand Marshal Mayor Teri Branella
10:00 am – Parade Begins
10:30 am Brooklawn American Legion Color Guard & Singing of the National Anthem by David Chorzelewski followed by awarding of parade prizes
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Food and Refreshments inside the firehouse, games, bounce house
Parade Categories:

  • Best Walking Costume
  • Best Clown
  • Best Costume symbolizing the 4th of July
  • Best Wagon or Pulled Float
  • Best Decorated Stroller
  • Best Decorated Bike (Age Groups 4 – 8 years, 9 – 12 years)
  • Little Mr. & Miss Brooklawn (Residents – 2 & 3 years old)
  • Best Decorated Motorized Vehicle

Mt. Ephraim

Parade will be on Monday, July 4 and kicks off at noon at the West Center and continues along Kings Highway across Black Horse Pike.

Come out and show your patriotism!


Morning starts at the Harry Williams Community Center, 2 Broadway.

Monday, July 4 – Rain or Shine:
9:30 AM – Bicycle Parade and Contest
9:45 AM – Registration for Baby Parade
10:00 AM – Baby Parade and Contest
5 yrs. and under (Must be Runnemede residents)

Main Parade
1:00 PM – 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 PM


Parade starts at 8:15am on July 4 at Amherst Rd. & Paris Ave. and runs down Pine Street to Edgewood Avenue, then down Washington Terrace, ending at the Audubon Family Park.


Fireworks launch at dusk at Audubon High School’s field. The high school is located at 350 Edgewood Ave.

Camden County Freedom Festival

Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioner and the City of Camden at Wiggins Park, Celebrate Independence Day at the Freedom Festival on the Camden Waterfront.
July 4, 2022
5 PM – Kickoff. Tri-County Symphonic Band – Salute to America & Our Veterans
6 PM – Travel Lanes. Hailing from the Philadelphia music scene, Travel Lanes blend infectious melody into their rockin’ brand of power pop
8 PM – The O’Jays. For over fifty years, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and Philadelphia music legends have brought electric energy to soul and R&B.
Fireworks Spectacular over the Delaware River
9:30 PM – This festival brings thousands of people together to enjoy a series of artists and a spectacular firework show from Serpico Pyrotechnics. Be sure to come to the Camden Waterfront for food, beer, music, and fireworks in celebration of the annual Freedom Festival.


The Fourth of July Parade will start at 10.00 a.m. It will kick-off at the corner of Kings Highway and Chestnut Street and go down the Highway to Haddonfield Memorial High School. It will have string bands and other bands, local commissioners and citizen of the year, civic and neighborhood groups, along with vintage cars and kids on bikes.

*Editor’s note: Gloucester City and Westville held their Independence Day festivities and fireworks on June 25, 2022.

*Post has been updated

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