CRANFORD - The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in Union County Parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19.

The announcement includes fireworks at the following sites:

  • Cranford fireworks scheduled to take place in Nomahegan Park on July 2. 
  • Plainfield fireworks scheduled to take place in Cedar Brook Park on July 4.
  • Springfield fireworks scheduled to take place in Meisel Park on July 4.
  • Rahway fireworks, which uses Rahway Park as a viewing area but are shot off from an adjacent location. The display was scheduled for July 3. 

According to the announcement, the annual Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4 Miler and 1 Mile Fun Run held in Nomahegan Park on July 4 has also been canceled.