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Edison Holiday Fireworks Tonight At Papaianni Park

EDISON, NJ – Edison will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th, at Papaianni Park across from the Municipal Complex starting at 5:30 p.m. with music performances by the Shore Soundz Band and Jo Bonanno & The Godsons of Soul. 

Garden State Fireworks will begin an Independence Day spectacular at 9 p.m., sponsored by Magyar Bank and JFK Medical Center. Residents should arrive early and bring low-back chairs or blankets.  There will be food vendors and kiddie rides on site starting at 5:30 pm.

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