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4th of July Activities
4th of July Activities and Information
Independence Day celebrations will be occurring all day long throughout the Township. Please find below events, traffic and safety information to help make your 4th a spectacular holiday!
- 9:00 AM: McKinley Parade begins at McKinley Fire House and continues northbound on Jenkintown Road to Huron Avenue. It will make a left on Huron Avenue to Cypress Avenue and a left on Cypress Avenue to Cadwalader Avenue, where it will make a right on Cadwalader Avenue to Township Line Road. It will make a left on Township Line Road to High School Road, then a left on High School Road to Jenkintown Road with a left onto Jenkintown Road finishing at the fire house.
- 10:00 AM: Greater Glenside Patriotic Association (GGPA) Children's Morning Program (Renninger Memorial Park in Cheltenham Township)
- 4:00 PM: GGPA's The Grand Glorious, Patriotic Parade (click on link to see route)
- The parade route runs down Jenkintown Road from Edge Hill Road to Easton Road, then turns right and runs down Easton Road from Jenkintown Road to Waverly Road
- Approximately 2 hours long
- 7:45 PM: GGPA's Pre-Fireworks Concert - U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band Concert (Abington Junior and Senior Highschools)
- After Dark: GGPA's America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular (Abington Junior and Senior Highschools)
|Easton Road||Edgehill Road to Waverly Road||1 - 6 PM|
|Jenkintown Road||Tyson Avenue to Abington Avenue||1 - 6 PM|
|Roslyn Avenue||Geneva to Jenkintown Road (both sides)||12 PM - 1 PM|
|Roberts Avenue||Geneva to Jenkintown Road (both sides)||12 PM - 5 PM|
|Keswick Avenue||Geneva to Jenkintown Road (both sides)||12 PM - 5 PM|
|Jenkintown Road||Tyson Avenue to Easton Road (both sides)||12 PM - 5 PM|
|Easton Road||Jenkintown Road to Mt. Carmel Avenue||12 PM - 5 PM|
|Tyson Avenue||Geneva to Jenkintown Road (East side only)||12 PM - 5 PM|
|Charles Street||Easton Road to Abington Avenue (both sides)||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Jericho Road||Susquehanna Road to Horace Avenue (east side only)||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Wheatsheaf Road||Susquehanna Road to Horace Avenue (both sides)||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Cumberland Road||Susquehanna Road to Horace Avenue (east side only)||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Canterbury Road||Highland Avenue to Old York Road (south side only)||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Highland Avenue||North of entrance to Abington School District Administration Building||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Susquehanna Road||Between Edge Hill Road and Highland Avenue (both sides)||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|Abington Avenue||Charles Street to Pleasant Avenue||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
|School District Administration||South Entrance to Abington School District Administration Building to Ghost Road||4 PM - 12:01 AM|
- Glenside Parade Route: Cars along Glenside parade route will be towed starting at 11:00 AM on July 4, 2019
- Fireworks: Parking is available at Copper Beach Elementary School, Abington Junior High and Abington Senior High, Abington Free Library, Memorial Field, Highland Elementary, Roslyn Elementary
- Click here for more information about day of event traffic and parking information.