2013 Chester County Fireworks Schedule and Map

1 May

Your locally-curated annual guide for fireworks shows in and around Chester County, PA: featuring the best fireworks from Coatesville, Phoenixville, Downingtown, Exton, East Goshen, Parkesburg, Ludwig’s Corner, Nottingham, Tredyffrin, Malvern, Uwchlan, and Longwood Gardens.

If you know of a fireworks happening in the Chester County area this year, let me know in the comments or by emailing me at info at chestercountyfireworks dot com.

[NOTE: LISTINGS WILL BE ADDED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE]

Fireworks that we have confirmed are not happening this year:

  • Chester County Balloon Fest - new location and events but no fireworks this year
  • Ludwigs Corner Fireworks – verified with fire chief
  • United Sports (USTC) – verified with them, they are sponsoring Good Neighbor Day instead.

May 25, 2013 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Rocket Man: Music of Elton John, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, details. MAP

May 31, 2013 – Friday

  • Strawberry Festival – runs Thurs May 30 to  Sunday June 2 on grounds of Brandywine Hospital. Fireworks at 9:45 PM. FREE, details. MAP

June 22, 2013 – Saturday

  • East Goshen Township Community Day – Events start at 5PM, Fireworks at Dusk. FREE, details. MAP

July 3, 2013 – Wednesday

  • Longwood Gardens – Celebrate America, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

July 4, 2013 – Thursday

  • Downingtown Good Neighbor Day - Fireworks at Dusk (9:30ish PM), with entertainment all day at Kerr Park, Pennsylvania Avenue. Part of Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Day festivities. A full day of family goodness. FREE, details. MAP
  • Phoenixville Annual Fireworks – Held at Friendship Field (corner of Fillmore St and Franklin Ave. FREE, details. MAP
  • Tredyffrin Township Annual 4th of July Celebration. Wilson Farm Park. Fireworks at dusk. Live Music 7:00-9:15 PM Chesterbrook, PA. FREE, details. MAP

July 5, 2013 – Friday

  • Keystone Valley Fire Department Fair – Parkesburg PA Fireworks – Fair runs Tuesday July 2 thru Saturday July 6, 2013. Fireworks are Friday night (Rain date Saturday July 6 2013). FREE, details. MAP

July 6, 2013 – Saturday

  • Freedom Fest Nottingham County Park: (Herr’s fireworks) An Independence weekend concert, children’s entertainment, activity & food vendors, and fireworks display, 6-11 PM. Parking Fee, detailsMAP
  • North Coventry Fire Company Fair - Runs Monday July 1 thru Saturday July 6. Fireworks Saturday at 10:30 PM. FREE, details. MAP
  • Brandywine Picnic Park – Park open 4-8:30PM. Fees, details. MAP

July 7, 2013 – Sunday

  • Celebrate Coatesville - Fireworks at dusk following a day of kids’ events, 3PM to 9:30 PM, FREE. details MAP
  • Exton Independence Day Celebration – Fireworks at 9:30PM following concert at Exton’s Miller Park. FREE, details. MAP

July 12, 2013 – Friday

  • Malvern Fire Company Fair – Runs July 9 through July 13 with fireworks Friday July 12 (rain date Saturday July 13). Fireworks at 9:30 PM, FREE. details MAP

July 13, 2013 – Saturday

  • Uwchlan Community Day – Lionville Park, 4-8PM, Fireworks at dusk. FREE, details. MAP

July 20, 2013 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Dmitri Shostakovich, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

July 26, 2013 – Friday

  • Kimberton Community Fair – Annual fair runs July 22-27. Fireworks Friday night 10 PM, rain date 7/27, details. MAP

August 17, 2013 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Rocket Man: Music of Elton John, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

August 27, 2013 – Tuesday

  • Eagleview Concert Series Summer Finale – Entrain plays 7-8:30PM followed by fireworks. Canned Food entrance fee, details. MAP

August 31, 2013 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Dmitri Shostakovich, 8:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

September 14, 2013 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Rocket Man: Music of Elton John, 8:15 PM. Entrance Fee,  detailsMAP
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2012 Chester County Fireworks Schedule and Map

2 May

Your locally-curated annual guide for fireworks shows in and around Chester County, PA: featuring the best fireworks from Coatesville, Phoenixville, Downingtown, Exton, East Goshen, Parkesburg, Ludwig’s Corner (No fireworks in 2012), Nottingham, Tredyffrin, Malvern, Uwchlan, and Longwood Gardens.

If you know of a fireworks happening in the Chester County area this year, let me know in the comments or by emailing me at info at chestercountyfireworks dot com.

[Last updated: July 1, 2012 - will update as events are added]

May 26, 2012 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Swan Lake, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, details. MAP

June 1, 2012 – Friday

  • Strawberry Festival – runs Thurs May 31 to  June 3- Sunday June 5 on grounds of Brandywine Hospital. Fireworks at 9:45 PM. FREE, details. MAP

June 16, 2012 – Saturday

  • Chester County Balloon Festival – runs June 15-16. Fireworks at dusk on Saturday. FREE, details.MAP

June 23, 2012 – Saturday

  • East Goshen Township Community Day Fireworks. Events start at 5PM, Fireworks at Dusk. Food, air stunt show, Army parachutist, Helicopter landing and more. FREE, details (PDF). MAP

June 29, 2012 – Friday

  • Fireworks at United Sports – Live music, classic car show, games, food, School of Rock. Opens at 5PM, fireworks at dark. FREE, details. MAP

June 30, 2012 – Saturday

  • Freedom Fest - Nottingham County Park: (Herr’s firworks) An Independence weekend concert, children’s entertainment, activity & food vendors, and fireworks display, 5-10:30 PM. Parking Fee, details. MAP

July 1, 2012 — Sunday

  • Celebrate Coatesville - Fireworks at dusk following a day of kids’ events, noon to 9PM, FREE. details MAP
  • Exton Miller Park - Concerts at 7PM, Fireworks at 9:30PM. (Rain Date, July 8) detailsMAP

July 3, 2012 – Tuesday

  • Longwood Gardens – Stars & Stripes, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP
  • Whitford Country Club – Private country club on the ridge above D’Ambrosio dealership, Evian townhome community on Rte 30 west of Exton before the 30 by-pass on-ramp. Viewable from Rte 30. MAP

July 4, 2012 – Wednesday

  • Downingtown Good Neighbor Day - Fireworks at 9:30 PM, with entertainment all day at Kerr Park, Pennsylvania Avenue. Part of Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Day festivities. A full day of family goodness. FREE, details. MAP
  • No Fireworks Ludwigs Corner Fire Company Fireworks. Confirmed with the chief that there are no fireworks this year.
  • Tredyffrin Township Annual 4th of July Celebration. Wilson Farm Park. Fireworks at dusk. Live Music – 7:15-9:15PM  Chesterbrook PA. FREE, details. MAP
  • Phoenixville Independence Day Celebration - Fireworks 9ish. Food vendors. Friendship Field located at the corner of Fillmore Street and Franklin Avenue.  Rain date: 7/5/2012. details. MAP
  • Chester Valley Golf Club – private country club but fireworks can be seen all over. Fireworks usually at dark. details. MAP

July 6, 2012 – Friday

  • Parkesburg Fire Company Fair Fireworks. Minch Park in Parkesburg, PA. Fair runs July 3, 2012 to July 7, 2012. Fireworks after dark Friday, July 6 2012. Rain date: Saturday July 7th. FREE, details. MAP

July 7, 2012 – Saturday

  • Uwchlan Community Day. Lionville Park, 4-8PM, Fireworks at dusk. FREE, details. MAP
  • North Coventry Fire Company Fair. Runs Monday July 2nd to Saturday July 7th. (Fireworks on July 7) 10:30. detailsMAP

July 13, 2012 – Friday

  • Malvern Fire Company Fair. Fair runs Tues July 10 – Saturday July 14, 2012, 6PM to 10PM. Fireworks are Friday night (7/13/2012) at 9:30PM. Rain Date: Saturday July 14, 2012. details. MAP

July 21, 2012 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Swan Lake, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

August 11, 2012 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – The Amazing ’80s, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

August 28, 2012 – Tuesday

  • Eagleview Concert Series Finale. Entrain plays from 7-8:30PM followed by fireworks. FREE, details. MAP

September 1, 2012 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Swan Lake, 8:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

September 29, 2012 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – The Amazing ’80s, 7:15 PM. Entrance Fee,  detailsMAP

2011 Chester County Fireworks Schedule and Map

22 Jun

Your annual guide for fireworks shows in and around Chester County, PA: featuring the best fireworks from Coatesville, Phoenixville, Downingtown, Exton, East Goshen, Parkesburg, Ludwig’s Corner, Nottingham, Tredyffrin, Malvern, Uwchlan, and Longwood Gardens.

If you know of a fireworks happening in the Chester County area this year, let me know in the comments or by emailing me at [info] at  [chestercountyfireworks dot com].

Add your tips for best viewing and fallout avoidance to the comments below!

Please note: Ludwig Corners will not be having fireworks in 2011.

May 29, 2011 – Sunday

  • Longwood Gardens – Summer Pops, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, details. MAP

June 3, 2011 – Friday

  • Strawberry Festival – runs Thurs June 2- Sunday June 5 on grounds of Brandywine Hospital. Fireworks at 9:45 PM. FREE, details. MAP

June 11, 2011 – Saturday

  • East Brandywine Fire Company Kids Festival – Kids Festival 11 AM – 5 PM, East Brandywine Community Park. Parking for the fireworks starts at 8, fireworks at dark. Donation: $10/child. details MAP

June 18, 2011 – Saturday

  • Chester County Balloon Festival – runs June Friday 17-18. Fireworks at dusk on Saturday. FREE, details.MAP
  • Longwood Gardens – Stravinsky ‘Stravaganza, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

June 25, 2011 – Saturday

  • East Goshen Community Day – bands, moon bounce, helicopter, obstacle course, games, activities. Starts at 4PM, fireworks at dusk. East Goshen Park (rain date Sunday, June 26), FREE, details. MAP

July 1, 2011 – Friday

  • Fireworks at United Sports – Live music, classic car show, games, food, School of Rock. Opens at 5PM, fireworks at dark. Rain date: Sunday July 3. FREE, details. MAP
  • Parkesburg Fire Company Annual Fair – Fireworks on Fri July 1, but the fair runs June 28 to July 2 2011. Minch Park, Parkesburg. Rain Date July 2, 2011. details. MAP

July 2, 2011 – Saturday

  • Freedom Fest - Nottingham County Park: An Independence weekend concert, children’s entertainment, activity & food vendors, and fireworks display, 5-10:30 PM. Parking Fee, details. MAP

July 3, 2011 – Sunday

  • Celebrate Coatesville - Fireworks at dusk following a day of kids’s events, noon to 9PM, FREE. details MAP
  • Exton Miller Park – Exton – Independence Day Celebration – The Bryn Mawr Mainliners & The Chester County Concert Band. Concerts at 7PM, Fireworks at 9:30PM. (Rain Date, July 10) details. MAP
  • Longwood Gardens – Celebrate America, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP
  • Whitford Country Club - A private country club up on the hill. Supposedly you can see the fireworks from the Jeff D’Ambrosio car dealership parking lot below or the Lowe’s parking lot. If you don’t mind tons of light pollution. MAP

July 4, 2011 – Monday

  • Downingtown Good Neighbor Day - Fireworks at 9:30 PM, with entertainment all day at Kerr Park, Pennsylvania Avenue. Part of Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Day festivities. A full day of family goodness. FREE, details. MAP
  • Phoenixville Fireworks – Fireworks at 9PMish at Friendship Field, corner of Fillmore St and Franklin Ave. Rain Date is July 5, 2011. FREE, details. MAP
  • Tredyffrin Township Annual 4th of July Celebration. Fireworks at dusk. Chester County Concert Band – 7:15-9:15PM  Chesterbrook PA. FREE, details. MAP
  • Chester Valley Golf Club – private country club but fireworks can be seen all over. Fireworks usually at dark. details. MAP

July 9, 2011 – Saturday

  • Uwchlan Township Community Day. Games, food, live music and Fireworks (self-proclaimed best in Chester County). 4PM – 8PM. Fireworks at dark, details. MAP
  • North Coventry Fire Company Fair. Runs Monday July 4th to Saturday July 9th. (Fireworks on July 9) 10:30 PM. details. MAP

July 15, 2011 – Friday

  • Malvern Fire Company Fair. Fair runs Tues July 12 – Saturday July 16, 2011, 6PM to 10PM. Fireworks are Friday night (7/15/2011) at 9:30PM. Rain Date: Saturday July 16, 2011. details. MAP

July 23, 2011 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Summer Pops, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

August 13, 2011 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – Stravinsky ‘Stravaganza, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

September 3, 2011 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens – “Summer Pops”, 9:15 PM. Entrance Fee, detailsMAP

2010 Chester County Fireworks Schedule and Map

8 Jun

Still thinking about 2010? It’s 2011, baby, see the updated 2011 Chester County Fireworks schedule.

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Your annual guide for fireworks shows in and around Chester County, PA. If you know of a fireworks happening in the Chester County area this year, let me know in the comments or by emailing me at [info] at  [chestercountyfireworks dot com].

Add your tips for best viewing and fallout avoidance to the comments below!

June 3, 2010 – Friday

  • Strawberry Festival – runs June 3-6 on grounds of Brandywine Hospital. Fireworks at 9:45 PM

June 19, 2010 – Saturday

  • Chester County Balloon Festival – runs June 18-19. Fireworks at dusk on Saturday. FREE, details. MAP

June 26, 2010 – Saturday

  • East Goshen Township Community Day Fireworks at East Goshen Park, at dusk – FREE, details (Rain date: June 27) MAP

July 2, 2010 – Friday

  • Parkesburg Fire Company, Minch Park. After dark. Part of the ongoing Parkesburg PA Fire Company Fair happening 6/29-7/3. detailsMAP
  • United Sports Training Center, Downingtown. Events start at 5PM includes performances by Downingtown School of Rock – FREE, details
    • 1426 Marshallton Thorndale Rd, Downingtown PA 610.466.9744 MAP

July 3, 2010 – Saturday

  • Ludwig’s Corner Horse Grounds hosted by Ludwigs Corner Fire Company at Dark. Pretty sure it’s free but probably a ‘donation’ to park, details (Rain date: July 10) MAP
  • Downingtown Good Neighbor Day. Fireworks at 9:30 PM with entertainment all day at Kerr Park on Pennsylvania Avenue – FREE, detailsMAP
    • Crowd avoidance tip from Debbie: “By the way, you can see Kerr Park fireworks from the CCIU!”
  • Nottingham County Park Freedom Fest, Concert & Fireworks. Fireworks begin at about 9:45PM. $10 parking fee at the park and Herr’s Corporate Center with shuttles from parking areas. Events start at 5PM, details. (Rain date: July 4) MAP
  • Whitford Country Club, Exton PA – Dusk. [Corrected to Saturday] A private country club up on the hill. Supposedly you can see the fireworks from the Jeff D’Ambrosio car dealership parking lot below or the Lowe’s parking lot. If you don’t mind tons of light pollution. MAP (Lowe’s parking lot)

July 4th 2010 – Sunday

  • Tredyffrin Township Annual 4th of July Celebration. Fireworks at dusk. Joe Biaone Jazz Ensemble – 7:00-9:00pm  Chesterbrook PA. FREE, detailsMAP.
  • 2nd Annual Philadelphia Area Idiotarod and Phoenixville Fireworks, Phoenixville, PA. 4PM – 9:45PM. Shopping cart races followed by fireworks [Thanks, Phoenixville Fun Guide]. MAP
  • Longwood Gardens Founder’s Favorites 9:15PM, Admission fees apply. MAP
  • Chester Valley Golf Club, Malvern PA – Dusk. [Not confirmed yet] Private country club event. Supposedly, you can watch in your car from Great Valley School District parking lot on Church Road MAP

July 10, 2010 – Saturday

  • Uwchlan Township Community Day,  Music, Games, Food and promised ‘fun for all.’ The self-proclaimed “Best Fireworks in Chester County”, FREE, details.
    • Lionville Park, Devon Drive, Exton PA MAP
  • Celebrate Coatesville, Fireworks at 9/dusk following a day of kids’s events, FREE. details MAP
  • Norco Fire Company Fair, 10:30 PM Pottstown, PA, FREE(?) details MAP
    • 144 West Schuylkill Rd Pottstown PA 19465 610.323.3263
  • Longwood Gardens Ladies & Gentlemen, The Beatles 9:15PM, Admission fees apply. details MAP

July 11, 2010 – Sunday

  • Miller Park, Exton PA 7:15 PM concert followed by 9:30 PM fireworks FREE MAP

July 16, 2010 – Friday

  • Malvern Fire Company Fair, Dusk. Part of annual Malvern Fire Company Fair July 13-17 Malvern PA. Rain Date Saturday 7/17. FREE details MAP

July 24, 2010 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens Gershwin Gala 9:15PM, Admission fees apply. details MAP

July 31, 2010 – Saturday

  • Brandywine Picnic Park, Fireworks at dusk. Admission fee (probably) but may be some good ‘free’ viewing spots in the area. details MAP

August 14, 2010 – Saturday

  • Longwood Gardens Ladies & Gentlemen, The Beatles 9:15PM, Admission fees apply. details MAP

September 5, 2010 – Sunday

  • Longwood Gardens Gershwin Gala 8:15PM, Admission fees apply. details MAP
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