It’s fireworks season, and the weeks leading up to July 4th are full of brilliant fireworks shows in Philadelphia and beyond.
From fireworks at Phillies, Union and Riversharks games to the massive fireworks shows at Penn’s Landing and on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, there are plenty of opportunities to catch sky-illuminating spectacles.
Beyond the fireworks shows detailed below, there are a number of great fireworks in the countryside, too. Click here to check out Visit Philly’s guide to countryside July 4th events.
Our guide to the best fireworks shows in and around Philadelphia, below.
• Camden Riversharks Post-Game Fireworks
Saturdays, June 20 and July 11
Saturday nights at the Camden Riversharks stadium mean post-game fireworks shows for all to enjoy. The fireworks erupt from the Camden side of the river and fill the sky with pretty colors and displays. MORE INFO
• Tchaikovsky with Fireworks at The Mann
Tuesday, June 23
The Philadelphia Orchestra and The Mann kick things off on June 23 with a Philadelphia favorite: Tchaikovsky with Fireworks. This summer, the Orchestra begins their summer residency at The Mann with this rousing performance that ends with a thrilling rendition of the 1812 Overture that lights up the night sky with a brilliant fireworks finale. MORE INFO
• Giant Fireworks Celebration at Penn’s Landing
Saturday, June 27, 8 p.m. New Date: Sunday, June 28; concert, 8 p.m., fireworks, 9:30 p.m.
**UPDATE: The free concert and fireworks display over the Delaware River scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed to Sunday, June 28.**
After exploring the Tall Ships Festival nearby, head to the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing for an inspirational, free concert from The United States Active Duty Navy Band. Immediately following the rousing performance, look to the sky for a spectacular fireworks display. MORE INFO
• Fireworks with the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park
Saturday, June 27, 7 p.m.
Head to the beautiful PPL Park on Saturday, June 27 to see the Philadelphia Union take on the Montreal Impact. Stick around after the game for a spectacular fireworks display framed against the Delaware River and the Commodore Barry Bridge. MORE INFO
• Philly Party Band and Fireworks in Doylestown
Sunday, June 28, 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate with an evening of live music from the Philly Party Band followed by a fireworks display in Doylestown’s Central Park. Admission is $5 per car, and the park opens at 5 p.m. MORE INFO
• XFINITY Fireworks Show at Citizens Bank Park
To celebrate America’s independence, the Philadelphia Phillies illuminate the sky above Citizens Bank Park following the baseball games against the Milwaukee Brewers on July 1 and 2. The fireworks occur 15 minutes after each game, so tickets are necessary to catch the action. MORE INFO
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• Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert & Fireworks
Thursday, July 2, 8 p.m.
Now in its 8th year, the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra will perform a free Neighborhood Concert on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Following the orchestral show, enjoy a land-side fireworks display on the Delaware River Waterfront. MORE INFO
• Lambertville — New Hope Fireworks Display
Friday, July 3, 9:30 p.m.
Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA — towns separated by a narrow stretch of the Delaware River — come together to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display on July 3. The show begins at 9:30 p.m. south of the Lambertville – New Hope Toll-Supported Bridge. MORE INFO
• C Is For Celebrate: Fireworks at Sesame Place
Celebrate Independence Day at Sesame Place with your favorite characters from Sesame Street including Elmo, Abby Cadabby and Cookie Monster. Following the 9 p.m. evening performance of the “Neighborhood Street Party” parade, look up to the sky to see brilliant bursts of color. MORE INFO
• July 4th Fireworks Above the Art Museum
Saturday, July 4, about 10:30 p.m.
When it comes to celebrating America’s birthday, nobody rocks it like America’s birthplace: Philadelphia. And 2015 — the country’s 239th birthday — will be no exception. Starting at 7 p.m., The Philly 4th of July Jam features The Roots and special guests including Miguel and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland before an explosive fireworks finale over the Philadelphia Museum of Art. MORE INFO
• Phoenixville Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 4, 9 p.m.
Grab lawn chairs or a blanket and lay out at Reservoir Park and Friendship Field for Phoenixville’s Celebration Day Celebration. Fireworks launch at 9 p.m. MORE INFO
• Skippack 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
Saturday, July 4
Pick your favorite spot for the 4th of July Parade in Skippack Village starting at 11 a.m., followed by a barbecue at Parc Bistro at 3 p.m. At dusk, fireworks will light up the sky above Palmer Park. MORE INFO