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Ridgefield Park July 4th Parades and Celebration 2022

Here’s another July 4th event in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

  • As of June 20, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Fourth of July event.

“Ridgefield Park…The Only Place to be on July 4th… ” Since 1894… Our 128th Celebration!

The Village of Ridgefield Park is the quintessential All American Town. For the last 128 years, our Village, rooted in family and community, has celebrated our country’s birthday. The Fourth of July is our longest and deepest tradition.

The Ridgefield Park Fourth of July Parade and Celebration, founded in 1894 is one of the oldest parades in the United States, and the oldest in New Jersey. The Ridgefield Park Fourth of July Citizens Committee prepares for the day’s events months ahead of time. Many organizations, schools, churches and families also plan for the day’s activities. Invitations are sent to organizations in and outside the community to participate. Emergency Service Units prepare for every possible occurrence so that residents and visitors to the Village can relax and enjoy the day. The Mayor and Commissioners welcome all to our Village for these events. During the weekend, decorated homes and businesses are judged and prizes awarded.

When is this Fourth of July event?

July 4 @ 7:30 am 1:00 pm EDT

When is the raindate for this July 4th event?

No rain date information has been provided.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Ridgefield Park July 4th Activities

  • Reading of the Declaration of Independence
  • Flag raising ceremony
  • Baby and Youth Parade
  • Main Civic Parade

Ridgefield Park Fourth of July Parade Route

  • The Baby and Youth Parade begins at 9:00am and is at Poplar Street and Euclid Avenue. This parade consists of village and visiting children, who walk, ride in decorated carriages, elaborate floats, or personally decorated bicycles. You will see red, white, blue and lots of patriotism on this day. Prizes are awarded and a grand time is had by all. The theme this year is “May the Fourth of July Be with You” honoring Star Wars’ 45th Anniversary.
  • The Main Civic Parade steps off promptly at 11:30 at Preston Street and Hudson Avenue.

Entertainment Schedule

  • 7:30am: Declaration of Independence Reading at Memorial Plaza
  • 7:45am: Flag raising ceremony by the Boy and Girl Scouts
  • 9:00am: Baby and Youth Parade
  • 11:30am: Main Civic Parade

What time do the Fourth of July fireworks start in Ridgefield Park?

The fireworks start at 9:30pm. See our event listing for more information: Ridgefield Park July 4th Fireworks and Concert

What is the admission price for this Fourth of July event?


This July 4th event is being organized and hosted by

Ridgefield Park 4th of July Committee

View Organizer Website

Please contact them with any questions regarding this NJ July 4th event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this 4th of July event happening?

This event is happening at

Euclid Avenue and Mt. Vernon Street
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey 07660 United States

To learn more about this event visit the website below

To find more kid-friendly July 4th events across New Jersey visit our New Jersey July 4th Events, Fireworks, Parades, AND More.

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