CRANFORD, NJ – The Fourth of July is just around the corner and Cranford is preparing for a day of festivities leading up to fireworks. Here is the schedule for Cranford’s July 4th celebrations:

The Cranford Canoe Club will hold its annual canoe races at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the club, 250 Springfield Avenue.

“There are a lot of Fourth of July activities planned, “Commissioner Mary O’Connor said at Tuesday night’s Cranford Township Committee meeting. “Come out and enjoy the festivities in town.”

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The Cranford Jaycees Annual Fourth of July Firecracker Four-Miler and Fun Run kicks off at 8:30 a.m. on the 4th at Nomahegan Park. The four-mile starts at 9 a.m. Registration information can be found here.


After the race, Nomahegan Park will feature food vendors, games and amusements from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The fireworks will begin promptly at 9:15 p.m. in Nomahegan Park. Residents are encouraged to walk to the park if possible.
“Cranford does a great job putting on Fourth of July celebrations,” Commissioner Andis Kalnins said at the meeting. “Please come out and enjoy our town. I hope to see you there.”