Collingswood, New Jersey

Independence Day Events

Collingswood has made parking and traffic changes for the 2014 event. Read details here. 

Due to inclement weather, the 4th of July Bike Parade will be cancelled. 

Fireworks on July 4 will go on as scheduled.

Holiday trash schedule: Due to the Independence Day Holiday, Friday trash pickup will happen on Saturday. Regular trash schedule will resume Monday, July 7.

Collingswood welcomes band To The Max for the 4th of July
All events take place on July 4.

Fireworks, festivities and 'To The Max'
To The Max 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).

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

Bike Parade in Knight Park – Thursday, July 4th at 10 a.m.
The Annual Bike Parade at Knight Park invites children of all age groups to deck out their bikes, strollers and wagons in colors truly patriotic! This year, parade contestants will be categorized by age groups. Event registration begins at 9 a.m., in the gazebo by the Grant Avenue entrance to Knight Park and the parade kicks off at 10am. To end it all on a sweet note, participants receive free ice cream from Mr. Softee and an American flag after the parade. Registration information TBA.

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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