July 4 is just around the corner! Celebrate Independence Day all week at these fantastic events happening in Bucks County.

June 29

Riverside Symphonia Concert Under the Stars

When: Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m.
Where: Tinicum Park, River Road, Erwinna, PA
Advance Tickets: $20
Day of Event: $25
Students 7-18: $10
Children 6 & under: FREE

Kick off the 4th of July week with an evening of light classical, popular, and patriotic music followed by a grand fireworks finale under the stars along the banks of the Delaware River.  Plan a picnic and enjoy this regional tradition.

July 1 – 6

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Southampton Days Country Fair

When: July 1 to 6, open 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Where: 1255 Second St. Pike, Southampton

The Annual Southampton Days Country Fair is a charming old-fashioned fair featuring vendors, amusements, entertainment, and fireworks. The fair is open each night, but there are additional festivities on the 4th. At 8:30 a.m. on July 4th, there is a baby parade; followed by the Southampton Days Parade from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to noon. View the complete schedule of events for the week here.

July 4

Peddler's Village BBQ Bash (Photo from Facebook)

Red, White & Blue BBQ Bash

When: Thursday, July 4 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village, 2400 Street Road, Lahaska

Come out for a classic barbecue picnic of all-American grilled favorites, live music by the Galena Brass Band, watermelon eating contest, family entertainment, and kids' activities.

Washington Crossing Historic Park (Photo from Facebook)

Historic Reenactments and Readings

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
When: Thursday, July 4 from noon to 4 p.m.

See living historians demonstrate their crafts, tour historic buildings, and see a military encampment. Readings of the Declaration of Independence will happen at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.
Admission to the rain-or-shine eventis $8 for adults ages 12 and over, $4 for children ages 5-11 and free for under 5. Refreshments will be available for purchase. All proceeds from this event support educational and historical programming at the park.

Revolutionary Run

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
When: Thursday, July 4, Registration opens at 6:30 a.m.

Choose a mile fun run, a 5k run, or a 10k certified road race. The first race starts at 8 a.m. Go to www.revrunpa.com to register for the 39th Annual Revolutionary Run and to find out more.

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Sesame Place 4th of July Fireworks

Where: Sesame Place Theme Park, 100 Sesame Place, Langhorne.
When: Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5; following the 9 p.m. parade both nights.
Celebrate with Elmo, Cookie Monster, and all the other characters. The display is set to music.

Quakertown Community Day and Fireworks

When: Thursday, July 4 from 8 a.m. on, with fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Memorial Park, 600 Mill Street, Quakertown PA 18951

Start the day with a pancake breakfast and spend the rest of the day in Quakertown. This event features live, all-day entertainment including dance shows, a parade, a Legion baseball game, bands, and more.

Fonthill Castle (Photo from Facebook)

Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

When: Thursday, July 4 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Fonthill Castle, East Court Street & Route 313, Doylestown

Celebrate the holiday with some good old-fashioned fun. The whole family will enjoy activities including sack races, watermelon eating contests, a cakewalk, wheelbarrow races, an obstacle course and more. The event kicks off with the Children's Decorated Bike Parade at 12:30 p.m.

Cost is $5 adults, $3 members, $1 youth, and free for 5 and under.

Lower Southampton July 4 Parade

Where: Begins at Second Street and Bustleton Pike, Feasterville and moves north on Route 213 to Lower Southampton Intermediate School.
When: Thursday, July 4 at 1 p.m.

“Remember Why It's the 4th of July” is the theme of the Lower Southampton Independence Day Parade. The parade features the Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band, South Philadelphia and Uptown String Bands, local and visiting fire companies, colorful floats, antique and classic cars, government representatives, the Lower Southampton Police Honor Guard, community organizations and bicycle and baby parade and more.

Independence Day Picnic at Rising Sun Inn

Where: Rising Sun Inn, Telford, PA
When: Thursday, July 4 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Lots of fun for everyone.  Celebrate Independence Day at Rising Sun Inn. Participants can earn prizes by entering the buffalo hot dog eating contest, Quoits Tournament, and Chili Cook-Off Contest, while enjoying food and drink specials. The contests are free to enter.

Middletown 4th of July Parade

Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 700 Veterans Hwy., Levittown
When: Thursday, July 4 at 9 a.m.

The parade starts with a short ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park. Families are invited to decorate bikes, wagons, and strollers and walk the 1.5-mile parade route. Dress in patriotic outfits or dress up your pets and march in the parade. Families who want a shorter walk can join the parade at the halfway point at the Raymond P. Mongillo, Sr. Community Center.

July 5

New Hope Fireworks (Photo by Lawrence Ogden)

1st Friday Night Fireworks

When: Friday, July 5 at 9:30 p.m.
Where: the stretch of the Delaware River between New Hope and Lambertville

The sky will be lit with fireworks throughout the Independence Day holiday but be sure to also mark your calendars for the 1st Friday Fireworks on July 5. Visit New Hope and Lambertville on the 1st Fridays of each month for a dazzling nighttime display as well as arts, crafts, live music, and entertainment. This location provides a breathtaking backdrop to the fireworks and the opportunity to catch them all summer long.

Fireworks Friday Party at Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn

When: Friday, July 5 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Lambertville Station Inn – Riverside Room, 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville

Join the party at the Station for the best view of the fireworks! There will be live music performed by Phase 3. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door and include two drinks. Call Jackie (Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at 609-397-8300 ext 500 for reservations.

Scoogie’s Firecracker 5K and ½ Mile Kids’ Sparkler Run

Where: The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown
When: Friday, July 5 from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate with this family-friendly event! With live music till 9 p.m., yard games, and inflatable attractions, it is guaranteed to be a good time for all. Race participants receive custom medals and a freeDelVal Creamery Ice Cream or PA Draft Beer.Stay for DelVal’s Friday Night Wine Concert after the race. Local Pennsylvania Craft Beers and Rosebank Winery Wines will be available for purchase during this event.

Historic Tours

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
When: Friday, July 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring the family to the park for a free tour of the Historic Village or the Thompson-Neely House and Grist Mill, or free admission to Bowman’s Hill Tower.

Colonial Field Day (Photo from Facebook)

Colonial Field Day

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing.
When: Friday, July 5 at 10 a.m.

Bring a team of family and friends and compete in the most popular games and activities from the 18th century. The event is free, but registration is required. Call (215) 493-4076.

July 6

Washington Crossing Historic Park Classic Car Show (Photo from Facebook)

Rebels vs. Redcoats: A Revolutionary Car Show

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
When:  Saturday, July 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rebels vs. Redcoats: A Revolutionary Car Show will be held in the large field diagonal to the park’s Visitor Center. Registration is $20 per person. On-site registration will not be permitted. The public is invited to attend the car show for free.

Shady Brook Farm (Photo from Facebook)

Summer UnWined Concert with Fireworks

Where: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley
When: Saturday, July 6 from 5 to 10:30 p.m.

The Tom Petty tribute band Radio Petty will perform. The cost is $12.50 and there is wine, beer, and food available for purchase.

July 7

Doylestown Fireworks and Concert

Where: Central Park, 425 Wells Road, Doylestown
When: Sunday, July 7 at 7 p.m.

The band Big Romeo will perform. The cost is $5 a car.

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