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Union July 4th Festivities and Fireworks 2020 CANCELLED
July 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pmFree
2020 Update: From the Union Township website, the traditional July 4th fireworks have been cancelled. There will be drive in movies for residents ONLY. Please visit here to learn more.
Come down for the 2019 Fourth of July Festivities, taking place along Stuyvesant Ave and in Biertuempfel Park, on Wednesday, July 4th. Kick off your day with the Annual Soapbox Derby then enjoy music in the park and fireworks!
Mayor Michele Delisfort and the Township Committee are proud to invite residents to the 2019 Fourth of July Festivities taking place along Stuyvesant Ave and in Biertuempfel Park on Wednesday, July 4th.
The Fourth of July schedule of events is as follows:
10:00 a.m. festivities will begin on Stuyvesant Ave, between Mountainview and Tyler Ave., with the12th Annual All-American Soap Box Derby.
7:30 p.m. for your listening pleasure, enjoy a concert by Smooth Band and Orchestra at Biertuempfel Park
9:00 p.m. the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at Biertuempfel Park
All events are family-friendly and free to the public.
Boys and girls who wish to participate in the 12th Annual Township of Union All-American Soapbox Derby must be between the ages of 8-12 years old, be no more than 100 lbs, must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and must bring their own helmet. Registration is currently open; deadline is on Wednesday, June 19th. Space is limited to the first 24 qualified contestants. To register, please contact Union’s Recreation Department at 908-686-4200 and stop in for a registration form.
The 2019 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Bed Bath & Beyond, Summit Court Luxury Apartments, PSE&G, BCB Community Bank, Dunkin Donuts, Regional Industries, ConnectOne Bank, and Union Batteries Plus Bulbs.