Edison, NJ - Edison’s Fourth of July celebration will offer kiddie rides, food vendors, music, and fireworks.  The event, which begins at 5:45 pm on July 4, will take place at Lake Papaianni Park, off Route 27 and Municipal Boulevard, near the Edison Municipal Complex.

“Our Independence Day celebration and fireworks display over Lake Papaianni is an annual hometown tradition that brings together so many people and families in our large, diverse community,” Mayor Thomas Lankey said. “It’s the best place to be on the Fourth of July.”

Music performances by the classic rock band, Black Rose, and by Joe Bonnano & The God Sons will start at 5:45 pm.

Fireworks will begin after dark, at about 9:45 pm, over the lake, according to the Township.