The Lily Inn - Burlington, New Jersey, 08016, United States

2015 Calendar of Events

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May Events

May 2 to May 7, 2017: New Jersey's Tall Ship

The 1928 oyster schooner, the A. J. Meerwald, docks for 5 days of sailing and lessons about the beauty natural resources of the Delaware River and Bay.

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May 20, 2017: Burlington Day One World Festival / 5K Run

Hours: 10 am - 4 pm

Celebrate Burlington with a full day of kids games, activities, music & dancing, crafts & food. 

August Events

August 12, 2017: Festival of Lights / Boat Parade and Fireworks

Hours: 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Enjoy food, activities and fun on the Promenade. When the sun sets, get ready for a concert, followed by a parade of boats lit up and decorated for your pleasure. The evening ends with a spectacular firework display set off from Burlington Island.

The festival concert begins at 4 PM. The Boat Parade starts at 8 pm and the Fireworks are at 9:30 pm.

September Events

September 9, 2017: The Wood Street Fair

Hours: 9 AM to 4 PM.

Now in it's 49th year, the Wood Street Fair brings vendors and artists from around the state for a wonderful day on the river. Enjoy, crafts, jewelry, antiques, and food. For more information visit

Early September (TBA): A.J. Meerwald

Once again you will have an opportunity to visit the A.J.Meerwald when it docks at the City of Burlington

October Events

October 7, 2017: Downtown K9 Car Show

Hours: 10 AM to 3 PM (rain date October 8)

Always a wonderful event, see vintage cars while enjoying food and music. Benefits the City's Police K9 program.

October 27 & 28, 2017: Walk with the Ghost Tours

TIme: Tours begins at 6:30 PM. Tickets and tours start at the anchor on the Promenade. Tickets also available in advance at designated merchants

Guided ghost tours through the historic district of Burlington along the river. Dress warm and prepare to have some serious fun and frights! (rain dates TBA)

December Events

December 2, 2017: Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony

TIme: 5 PM

Guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit! Floats, music, and more!

December TBA: Holiday House Tour 

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The Lily Inn
214 High Street
Burlington, New Jersey, 08016, United States
Call: (609) 526-7900 | Toll Free: (888) 900-5459


The Lily Inn

Step back in time to an age of quiet elegance. The Lily Inn is nestled in the Historic City of Burlington, New Jersey, along the green banks of the Delaware River.