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July 4th Fun & Fireworks Around Lower Bucks County


Lower Bucks County played a major role in the founding of the United States. This year, towns around the lower end of Bucks County will celebrate our nation’s independence and the role our area had.

We’ve compiled a list of activities – including fireworks– to help you plan your holiday weekend!

Lower Southampton

The town’s annual Independence Day Parade will be held Tuesday beginning at 1 p.m. Local sports teams, musical performers, first responders floats and more will be part of the annual parade. The parade kicks off on Bustleton Pike at Second Street and will end in the area of Lower Southampton Early Learning Center (former Lower Southampton Elementary School.)


The annual Fourth of July Parade will kick off Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the area of Veterans Memorial Park on Veterans Highway (Route 413) and ends at Twin Oaks Park.

Sesame Place will host fireworks following the 9 p.m. performance of the park’s Neighborhood Birthday Party Parade Monday and Tuesday. Fireworks time is subject to change.

Newtown Township

Fireworks are returning to the township! The Greater Newtown Republican Club is hosting a free fireworks show shortly after dusk for the Fourth of July on Tuesday. The show will be held at Veterans Park off Durham Road.

Upper Makefield (Washington Crossing)

The Upper Makefield Business Association 37th annual Revolutionary Run will kick off at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The run supports a scholarship program. For more information on the fun run, 5K and 10K, please click here. 

Washington Crossing Historic Park will be hosting numerous events throughout the holiday weekend. Click here to learn about all the events.

A free fireworks display will be presented at Washington Crossing Historic Park at 9 p.m. usk on Sunday.

Upper Southampton

The Southampton Days Parade will start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Second Street Pike at Jaymor Road and march to Klinger Middle School. The parade will feature first responders, local sports groups, musical performers and much more.

The annual Southampton Days Fair starts Monday (opening every evening at 6 p.m.) and ends Saturday evening. The fair will have Fourth of July fireworks starting at 9:35 p.m. adjacent to the fairgrounds.

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