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Abington Township Pennsylvania - 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Information 30 June 2022 ( news )
Abington Township , state Pennsylvania ( By Press Release office)
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The Greater Glenside Patriotic Association Parade and Fireworks
Below is the schedule of events planned for the day:
10:00 AM: Children ' s Morning Program held at Renninger Memorial Park
4:00 PM: The Grand , Glorious , Patriotic Parade held on a 1 . 5 - mile stretch through Glenside (
Click here to see a map of the parade route
After Dark: America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular held at Abington Junior and Senior High Schools
Please note: The Greater Glenside Patriotic Association ( GGPA ) sponsors these celebration events . There is no rain date for the parade and fireworks . For more information , visit www . glensideparade . com .
4th of July Celebration Safety Message and Traffic Plan from Abington Township Police Department and Emergency Management & Planning
On Monday , July 4th , 2022 , the Greater Glenside Patriotic Association will be sponsoring the Annual Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Display . Abington Township works closely with the Patriotic Association to ensure that a safe and memorable day is had by all . To ensure everyone’s safety , please adhere to the following guidelines:
The parade begins at 4 p . m . and will last approximately 2 hours .
The parade route runs east down Jenkintown Road from Edge Hill Road to Easton Road , then turns right and runs south down Easton Road from Jenkintown Road to Waverly Road .
Jenkintown Road will be closed to all traffic between Tyson Avenue and Briarwood Road , and Easton Road will be closed to all traffic at Edge Hill Road starting at approximately 3:15 p . m . until the end of the parade .
Cars parked on the parade route will be towed starting at 11:00 a . m . on July 4th .
Please refrain from using any fireworks along the parade route .
If you See Something , Say Something! If you notice anything suspicious , please notify one of the Abington Police Officers that will be staged along the parade route .
The fireworks are scheduled to begin at dusk ( approximately 9:15 p . m . ) .
Parking is available at Copper Beech Elementary School , the Abington Junior High School , and the Abington Senior High School .
Ghost Road will be closed to all traffic starting at 7 p . m .
Arrive early . Highland Avenue will be closed to all traffic between Jenkintown Road and Susquehanna Road starting at 8:30 p . m .
Edge Hill Road will be closed between Easton Road and Susquehanna starting at 7 p . m .
Parking regulations will be strictly enforced in the area of Highland Avenue and Jericho Manor , including ticketing and/or towing .
Parking at Mt . Vernon Garden Apartments on Easton Road is strictly for residents of Mt . Vernon . All others will be towed .
Please do not sit in any of the posted restricted areas on the school campus , as this will delay the fireworks display from starting .
Please do not block any of the roadways on the Copper Beech or Junior/Senior High Campus .
Please do not bring any fireworks to the school campus .
In the event of a thunderstorm , please take shelter in your cars .
If you See Something , Say Something!
Traffic after the Fireworks
Expect temporary traffic congestion in the area of Copper Beech and the Junior/Senior High Campus after the show . Please be patient and courteous . Everyone is trying to get home safely .
Watch for pedestrians when driving .
Pedestrians should cross only at designated cross walks .
If you park at Copper Beech in the south parking lot ( closest to Charles Avenue ) , police will direct you to turn left out of the parking lot to head south on Easton Road .
If you park at Copper Beech in the north parking lot ( across from Dairy Queen ) , police will direct you to turn right out of the parking lot to head north on Easton Road .
If you park at the Abington Junior High School , you can exit onto Susquehanna Road at Jericho Road or onto Highland Avenue at Tyler Avenue .
If you exit onto Highland at Tyler , police will direct you to turn left onto Highland to head north on Highland toward Susquehanna Road .
If you park in the Senior High faculty parking lot , you will be directed to exit across Highland Avenue to Canterbury Road . Take Canterbury Road straight until Old York Road where you will be directed to turn right to head south on Old York Road .
Traffic from Jenkintown Road and Susquehanna Road will not be allowed to turn on to Highland Avenue until after the fireworks traffic has subsided .
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