4th of July Celebration to be Held at Memorial Oval

July 2, 2014 at 3:18 PM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The 78th annual 4th of July Celebration will be held at the Memorial Oval on S. Livingston Avenue this year. Festivities will start at 9:00 a.m. and will end with fireworks spectacular staring at 9:15 p.m.

Liliana Branquinho, senior and adult enrichment and special events supervisor, and the Livingston 4th of July Committee have organized this event, which is being presented courtesy of the Livingston Township Council.

The morning program will begin with Livingston’s 21st annual July 4th car show, hosted by Natural Glass Corvette Club, in the high school parking lot. Antique, collector and muscle cars are to be displayed and accompanied by music played by DJ Chuck Russo.

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From 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m., food will be provided by Dinosaur Bar-B-Que of Newark. Three Livingston and Essex County-based bands are set to perform as well: The Stiff Joints, The Red Light Band and Livingston Leo.

In case of inclement weather, a decision will be made by 2:00 p.m. and the rain date for the fireworks will be Saturday, July 5th at 9:15 p.m. All daytime shows will be run on the 4th in the high school auditorium, while all other activities will be cancelled. Afternoon and evening performances will be held as scheduled at the covered stage on the Oval.

Other activities of the day will include pony rides, mini golf, the Kiwanis Swim Karnival at Haines Pool, and a Patriotic Ceremony at Haines Pool.

General parking will be in the lot of St. Philomena’s Church.

For the full list of the day’s activities, click here or call (973) 535-7925.

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