Fourth of July Fun

Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, so countless activities are planned throughout the Main Line. Here are some of our top picks.



Broomall

Rotary Club of Broomall’s 2015 4th of July 5K Run

The Broomall Rotary’s Firecracker 5K precedes the Marple-Newtown 4th of July Parade, which begins at 10 a.m. on July 4 at St. Albans Circle in Newtown Square and ends at the Broomall firehouse on Malin Road.

More info: www.firecracker5krun.com

Downingtown

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day is a daylong event on July 4 that starts with the Run for Life and 5K Freedom Walk at 8 a.m. Throughout the day, you can enjoy food, visit 80-100 craft exhibitors, and join in one of the many activities at Kerr Park (1 Park Lane). The festivities are capped off with fireworks at dusk.

More info: www.goodneighborday.com

Exton

West Whiteland Township Friends of the Parks’ Summer Concert Series

All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. On July 12, Independence Day will be celebrated with a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m., following the concert. Concerts are free and held at Miller Park.

More info: www.wwtfriendsoftheparks.org

Malvern

Malvern Fire Company Fair

The fair runs 6-10 p.m. on July 7-11 at the monument grounds on Monument Avenue. Fireworks will begin at nightfall on July 10 (rain date: July 11). Discounted coupons are available from local merchants.

More info: www.malvernfireco.com

Narberth

Narberth Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Narberth Playground becomes a carnival of fun family activities, with food, parades, races, contests and games. Don’t miss the fireworks display, which attracts thousands of people from around the Main Line. The Narberth Playground is located next to the Narberth Library (80 Windsor Ave.).

More info: www.narberthfourthofjuly.com

Phoenixville

Independence Day Celebration

Grab lawn chairs or a blanket, and lay out at Reservoir Park or Friendship Field. Fireworks launch at 9 p.m.

More info: www.phoenixville.org

Radnor/Wayne

4th of July Fireworks at Radnor High School

On July 4 (rain date: July 5), the 29th annual Independence Day Fireworks will be held at Radnor High School to benefit the Radnor High School Scholarship Fund. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and fireworks begin at dusk. On the day of the event, admission is $10/adults and $5/kids under 13, or $20/carload. Advance tickets are discounted and can be purchased at Wayne Sporting Goods, D’Amicantonio Shoes, Braxton’s Animal Works, the Radnor Township building, Dayton Lock Co., and Bryn Mawr Trust.

More info: www.radnorscholarshipfund.com

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