“Red, White and Blue in 2022” is the theme of Lower Southampton Township’s Independence Day Parade and celebration, set for Monday, July 4, beginning at 1 p.m. Free. The public is invited.
“We are thrilled to be able to announce that we will be parading and celebrating with our highest spirits again this year,” said Ed Shannon and Jennifer BeVier, parade committee chairpersons. The committee is hosting the parade in partnership with the township supervisors.
There will be appearances by the Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band, South Philadelphia and Uptown String Bands, the Marching Cobras and more. There will also be performances by country/western entertainer Jody King and the St. Columcille United Gaelic Band. The Lower Southampton Police Department honor guard will carry and display America’s colors.
There will be antique and classic cars, local and visiting fire departments, members of the Feasterville Business Association and its college scholarship winners, and the Lower Southampton Township Veterans Advisory Committee. Also marching will be the Dave Adams Motorcycle Car and Jack Bergen Police Motorcycle. Young residents will represent the Lower Southampton Athletic Association, Action Karate and Leaps & Bounds. There will also be baby and bicycle competitions and prizes.
The parade will begin at 2nd Street and Bustleton Pike in Feasterville at 1 p.m. and move north on Route 213 Bridgetown Pike to the Lower Southampton Intermediate School and the Lower Southampton Township grounds. Volunteers are needed to help set up and serve as marshals for the event.
For more information about event participation or volunteering, contact Jennifer BeVier at 732-579-7467. Rain date is Saturday, July 9.