If you're looking to celebrate the Fourth of July in or around Newtown, look no further. Here's a roundup of local festivities:
- will ring in Independence Day with a parade starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending late in the evening, after the legendary fireworks bonanza. (The fairgrounds will be closed between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. in preparation for the fireworks.) A general admission of $3 will be charged for everyone over the age of 3 this night.
- Middletown Township will hold its starting at 9 a.m. The parade starts at Veterans Memorial Park on Veterans Highway and continues along Trenton Road, ending at Twin Oaks Park.
- The historic Moland House in Warwick will celebrate . The house served as George Washington's military headquarters in the summer of 1777.
- Lower Southampton Township is hosting a parade, that will start at 1 p.m. at Second Street and Bustleton Pike and will move north on Route 213 Bridgetown Pike to and the . The parade will feature a Mummers string band, jug, pipe and pep bands, the Jody King Show, Mad Dog, the Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band to the Boogie Dogs, Dixieland music, a motorcycle drill team, local and visiting fire departments and colorful floats.
- Fonthill Museum in Doylestown will host an . The will include a decorated bike parade, town ball game (19th-century baseball), watermelon eating contests, free old-time games and live music.
- Iron Abbey in Horsham will be hosting a starting at 3 p.m. The event will take place at the Horsham gastro pub's outdoor patio.
- will begin at 3 p.m. with a parade. The parade will start at the Newtown Business Commons. The route will follow Newtown Yardley Road, making a left turn on South Elm and a right turn on Center Avenue. It will then make its way to Sycamore Street and go right, ending at Starting at 6 p.m., a block party will be held at and continue until a fireworks show caps off the events after sunset. Parking for the fireworks and block party is at