July 4th in Glenside

The Greater Glenside Patriotic Association (GGPA) sponsors the annual July 4th Independence Day celebration events in Glenside, Pennsylvania. The parade began in 1904 and is one of the nation's oldest consecutively run 4th of July parades.

All events are admission free and sponsored by the Greater Glenside Patriotic Association (GGPA). This not-for-profit 501(c){3} organization accepts tax-deductible financial contributions year round. Donations can be made via Paypal or mail-in at P.O. Box 72, Glenside, PA, 19038. This year's flyer can be located here

Upcoming Events & Announcements

July 4th, 2023

Glenside's July 4, 2023 celebration planning is underway!!! For more information on the July 4th events, click below.

NEW: Parade Addition

Kids are invited to JOIN the July 4th parade (with a responsible adult) to show off their decorated wagons, bikes, etc. 

fire truck
Annual 5k Event

Our annual 5k/1 mile walk fundraiser happens every April. Our next race date is set for Saturday, April 15, 2023 so mark you calendars!

july 4th photos

Every year Glenside's July 4th events draw tens of thousands of visitors. Check out some photos of the day from past years!