Collingswood, New Jersey

Independence Day Events

Collingswood has made parking and traffic changes for the Fireworks event. Read details here. 

Collingswood welcomes band Party Wave Band for the 4th of July
All events take place on July 4.

Fireworks, festivities and 'Party Wave Band'
Party Wave Band will take the stage as the Borough celebrates America’s independence. The band, one of the liveliest in the Philadelphia region, will entertain the crowd with popular music and play patriotic tunes during the fireworks. Admission is free. Gates open at 6:30 pm; Show starts at 8 pm. Collingswood display is one of the best fireworks shows in the area - the works kick off at approximately 9:15 p.m. at the high school stadium (424 Collings Ave). In the event of rain, fireworks are postponed to July 5. A decision regarding postponement, if necessary, will be made the morning of July 4 and posted on as well as Collingswood's Facebook page here. 

Fireworks are Proudly Sponsored by 1st Colonial Community Bank and the law offices of Brown & Connery, LLC.

Bike Parade hosted by Bike Up Collingswood - 10am
Take a community ride to celebrate the 4th! Kids, families and cyclists are encouraged to decorate their bikes, wagons, strollers and scooters patriotically. Bike up Collingswood will host a short ride from West Zane Ave to the Harrison Avenue entrance of Knight Park where participants can finish up the morning with treats from Mister Softee. Full details here!

Memorial in Knight Park - 10am
Please bring the family and join the Tatem Shields Post 17 American Legion in celebrating the Fourth of July holiday in Knight Park. At 10am at the Harrison Avenue entrance the Legion will celebrate Independence Day by honoring those who fought in battle.

Fun at Robert’s Pool
Summer days like the Fourth of July can be hot, so Collingswood’s Roberts Pool welcomes kids to take a dip - but with a twist and a turn! Starting at 2pm, events for kids such as water games, raft races, coin toss, watermelon games and a host of other activities will keep everyone cool and prizes are offered for participants.

Proud Neighbors of Collingswood House Decorating Contest
Who said only kids have all the fun? Proud Neighbors of Collingswood welcomes the town to take part in the annual house decorating contest.

Collingswood homes, businesses and town blocks will be judged on creativity, originality, appropriateness to architecture, best historic home and overall best look. Show off your banners, flags, stars or stripes to paint the town red, blue and white! The official judging will take place on the morning of 4th of July and the winner will be announced in style at the Collingswood fireworks displays that evening. Winners will be awarded Collingswood Cash.

This event requires advance registration – email with your name, address, phone number and email address to participate. Judges will only visit homes that provide address, name, phone and email in advance. The Proud Neighbors of Collingswood, a not-for-profit civic organization established in 1983, is dedicated to restoration, historic preservation and working with volunteers, neighbors, business and government to maintain Collingswood’s historic character. For more info or to call for regiatration call 609-932-8207.

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