Fireworks ‘n’ Food

“Oh say can you see…” THAT one? That firework looked like neon green spaghetti with glitter! But that could just be me; I seem to see food everywhere. And luckily, it’s that time of year to celebrate freedom, fireworks and fabulous food! Here’s a list of all the fireworks in the greater West Chester area and some great food options to go along with them.

29th Annual Good Neighbor Day Celebration – July 4

Kerr Park, Downingtown, PA
Schedule: fireworks begin at 9:30 PM

Birchrunville’s 26th Annual Unofficial Parade – July 4

Don’t tell the police, but we are having a party!

Downtown Birchrunville
Schedule: parade begins at 2:00 PM

Come see a color guard, a Playboy magazine model, beauty queens, a monster golf cart and a unicycler, among others. Enjoy cooling off with the grand finale from the Ludwigs Corner Fire Company.

Ludwigs Corner Fire Company Fireworks – July 4

Ludwigs Corner Horseshow grounds on Route 100
Schedule: gate opens at 6:30 pm; fireworks start at 9:15 pm

East Goshen Township Park – July 4

Concert and Fireworks!

Schedule: the fun begins at 7:30 with the music of Jellyroll. Fireworks begin at dark (NOTE: Rain date is July 5 – same time…same place!).

Third Annual Tredyffrin/Easttown Township Fireworks & Concert – July 4

Music, Snacks and the Works

Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road, Chesterbrook
Schedule: music starts at 6 PM (Canal Street Hot 6); fireworks begin around 9 PM. The snack bar is open with snacks, drinks and glow sticks.
Fee: No charge; open to the public
Questions: (610) 408-3626 or e-mail park&[email protected].
Directions: Take 202 South and exit at Chesterbrook. Turn right onto Chesterbrook and right onto Lee Road. The park entrance is at the end of Lee Road.

If you can’t make it on the 3rd or 4th…

Longwood Gardens – July 21st

1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Tuesday, July 3rd, 9:15-9:45 PM
Saturday, July 21st, 9:15-9:45 PM
Tickets: Call 610-388-1000 ext. 100

Or you could try some tunes…

Independence Celebration in Exton – July 8

Schedule: music starts at 6 PM (The Chester County Lawmen, The Chester County Concert Band); fireworks start at 9:30 PM.

Most appropriate food options…

Pick up some party platters from The Works to enjoy while you are watching the works! Not only is the name appropriate for the festivities, but they claim to have the best cheesesteaks in the area.

Grilling? Don’t forget the WC Dish BBQ Tips.

For home entertaining, don’t forget to check out our Tipsy Tunes to impress friends and family.

The Final Dish: Happy 4th WC Dishers!