BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The annual Mount Carmel Festival is under way, and residents are taking over the fairgrounds at night to enjoy the rides, food, raffles, music and family fun. The fair runs from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, July 16.

There are 15 rides this year that include a ferris wheel, carousel, teacups, Graviton, slide, fun houses, and the Screamer. Unlimited ride wrist bands are available for $25 every night except Thursday.

The  "Mini" Family Friendly Fireworks Show is on Wednesday, July 15 beginning at 9:30 p.m. and the Fireworks Extravaganza will be held Thursday, July 16 at 11 p.m. There will be no parking on the fairgrounds on July 15 or 16 for safety reasons and in order to allow more room for viewing the show.

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Mount Carmel Festival is located at 56 River Road in Berkeley Heights. Watch TAPintoBerkeleyHeights.net for more photos and coverage of the festival.

Click here for more information on the Mount Carmel Feast Day, parking and to pre-purchase tickets for July 16.