Thursday, December 30, 1999

Annual Events

Numerous events take place in Burlington City throughout the year. For precise dates or additional information, please contact the City's Director of Public Affairs at City Hall, (609) 386-0200.

February
Black History Art and Essay Contest and Awards Ceremony
Held at the Captain James Lawrence School in late February. Sponsored by the Oliver Cromwell Black History Society.
April
Boat Ramp opens
The City's public boat ramp on the Delaware River opens for the summer season.
May
Spring Festival
Crafts, food and family entertainment along High Street between Broad Street and the Delaware River.

Memorial Day Parade

June
Historic Yorkshire Alliance Yard Sale
First Saturday in June

Slade-Valentine American Legion Post #336 Street Parade

Summer Concert Series begins
Last Thursday evening in June on the Riverfront Promenade - Free
July
Summer Concert Series continues
Thursday evenings on the Riverfront Promenade - Free

Lunch at the Movies
Classic movies presented at the Burlington County Historical Society's center. Bring your own bag lunch.
August
Summer Concert Series continues
Thursday evenings on the Riverfront Promenade - Free

Festival of Lights
Typically third Saturday in August. Concert, parade of lighted boats, and fireworks show. Concert begins at 7:00 PM, parade of boats around 8:00 PM, fireworks at 9:00 PM.
September
Summer Concert Series finale
Labor day evening on the Riverfront Promenade - Free

Wood Street Fair and High Street Art Show
A craft fair on Wood Street and art show on High Street. Crafts, art, food, entertainment, antiques.
October
Boat Ramp closes
City's public boat ramp closes for winter at end of month.
November
Veteran's Day Parade
High Street. Parade at 10:00, Ceremony at 11:00 on the lawn of the American Legion.
December
Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
On the first Saturday in December, the City's annual Christmas Parade proceeds down High Street through town, ending with the lighting of the City's Christmas Tree at the Riverfront Promenade.

Home for the Holidays

Storefront Decorating Contest

Holiday House Tour (every other year)
Year-Round
Tour & Tea
Fourth Tuesday of the month. Tour of preserved historical houses and tea. $18 per person, starts at 1:00 PM. Sponsored by the Burlington County Historical Society.



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