BENSALEM TOWNSHIP, PA —Independence Day is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on in and around Bensalem Township for 2023.
We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades, and festivals happening in and around Bensalem Township so you can start planning now.
Here's what's in store this July 4 in and around Bensalem Township:
July 4 Festivities
What: Free family fun in the Picnic Grove, and food and drink specials. DJ Tonka will be in attendance.Where: Parx Racing, Street Road, BensalemWhen: Tuesday, July 4. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the first post is 12:55 p.m.
What: 16th Annual Patriotic Concert —The free concert includes musical tributes to notable rock figures and Broadway musicals of American history. Where: St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd., Northampton TownshipWhen: 7 p.m. July 3
Lower Southampton Township
What: The Lower Southampton Fourth of July Independence Day ParadeWhere: Parade starts on Bustleton Pike in Feasterville and ends at the Lower Southampton School at School Lane.When: 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. (Rain date is Saturday, July 8.)
Upper Southampton Township
What: The 51st Annual Southampton Days Country Fair (Events, Parade, Fireworks). Visit SouthamptonDays.com for more information.Where: Second Street Pike, Churchville. When: July 3 to 8. On July 4, a baby parade starts at 9 a.m. followed by the main parade at 9:30 p.m. kicks off the day at 9 a.m., followed by the main parade at 9:30 a.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
What: “C is for Celebrate” fireworks displayWhere: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd., Middletown TownshipWhen: June 28 - July 4
Visit Sesame Place for more information.
Chalfont / New Britain
What: Tri-Municipal 4th of July parade. Visit chalfontborough.com for more information.
Where: Parade starts at the Town Center on Butler Avenue and Ute Road and ends at North Branch Park in Chalfont.
When: 9:30 a.m., Monday, July 4.
What: Red, White & Blue BBQ Bash —The Village will serve all-American grilled favorites along with patriotic music and family fun including sack races, balloon tosses, and a watermelon eating contest. Click here for more information.
Where: Peddler's Village, Lahaska
When: Noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 4.
Upper Makefield Township
What: Colonial Field Day, Living History Day. Visit washingtoncrossingpark.org. for more details.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park, Upper Makefield Township
When: Colonial Field Day, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1; Living History, Noon-4 p.m., July 4.
What: Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration —A day of fun, food, games, entertainment, crafts, and live music. Visit mercermuseum.org. for more information.
Where: Fonthill Castle, South Pine Street, Doylestown
When: Noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 4