From the Jersey Shore to Burlington County, South Jersey is celebrating Independence Day with a wide range of activities.
Below, we’ve listed some of the fireworks displays, concerts, parades and other events happening this week in a variety of areas, but we want to know what you can recommend to our NewsWorks readers.
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Atlantic City: Enjoy some live music, free outdoor movies, farm fresh fruits and, of course, fireworks this July 4th in Atlantic City. You can find a calendar of holiday events on the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority website.
Ocean City: See some of Ocean City’s best bike’s at the July 4th Bike Parade, sponsored by the Gardens Civic Association. The parade begins at 10 a.m., with registration at 9 a.m. at the Longport Bridge Parking lot. For more information, call 609-525-9300.
Celebrate July 4th in Evesham with a full day of events complete with a fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. You can find a list of the events, times and locations on the Evesham website.
Paul Rodgers of Bad Company takes the stage at Cooper River Park on July 4 with a fireworks show following the concert. The event begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. You can find all of the information you need on the Camden County website.
Enjoy the music of The Cumberlands, along with the Red, White & Blue Band on July 4, as part of the City of Vineland’s 2012 Concert Series at Giampietro Park.
Celebrate Independence Day at Washington Lake Park, Tuesday, July 3 with live music at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.
Enjoy the July 4th parade in Pittman, beginning at Highland Terrace at 9:55 a.m. Fireworks begin at dusk at Alycon Lake.
Princeton Borough: Enjoy some Independence Day fireworks a couple of days early on Monday, July 2 in Princeton Borough. Organizers recommend viewing Monday’s fireworks from the Princeton University sports fields next to The University Stadium. The fields open at 7 p.m. with the fireworks scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. You can find more information on the Spirit of Princeton website.
Hamilton: Celebrate Independence Day with Hamilton during the Welcome Home Returning Troops Parade at 9:30 a.m. at Grice Middle School and Veterans park.
Woodstown: Take in the July 4th 5K Firecracker Run at Marlton Park, enjoy the parade down Main Street and watch the fireworks in Woodstown. Times and additional information are available on the Woodstown website.