SOMERSET, NJ - If you want to see fireworks without traveling too far from home, click the headlines below for top picks from our editors:

All of the other shows are great, but if you are from Franklin you know where you can go to see the best show.

Franklin Township: Fire Works, Food Trucks and More, Independence Day Celebration Set for July 3 (VIDEO)

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Hillsborough will follow tradition once again this year, holding its July 4th celebration several days in advance, this Saturday evening. 

Hillsborough Gets the Independence Day Holiday Party Started Early

Did you know that on July 4, 1778 the first national Fourth of July celebration was held in Piscataway?   

Fourth of July Festivities in and around Piscataway, Home of the #First4th

Related article: 4th of July Safety: Keep Fireworks in the Hands of the Experts

Independence Day celebrations will begin on July 2 and continue with events on the following two days, including a reenactment of General George Washington with his army.

New Brunswick Fourth of July events announced, includes fireworks

Want your 4th of July fun to last 7 days? Then bring your family and join in Middlesex County’s “Revolutionary Celebration” for 2018! Our Office of Arts and History has planned events for June 30 and July 1-7 that are fun, educational, and a great way to honor the spirit of Independence Day. 

Free Music, Fireworks and Fun in “A Revolutionary Celebration”

Okay, Bears, we've celebrated moms, dads and grads, now it's time to give a shout-out to the Good Old USA!

East Brunswick's July 4th Celebration and Fireworks

The Sparta Elks have announced Donna Jenkins will be the Grand Marshal of the Fourth of July parade this year. The Elks held their annual Parade Marshall’s brunch in the lodge on the boardwalk on Sunday.

Sparta Elks Announce Donna Jenkins Grand Marshal of July Fourth Parade

Looking for fun ways to celebrate Independence Day locally? Head to Downtown Westfield the evening of July 3 for the kickoff of Westfield’s annual summer-long Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival. 

Things to do the Week of July 4 in & Around Westfield

For the sixth year in a row, Morris County visitors and residents will have the opportunity to enjoy an authentically patriotic 4th of July just the way the Founding Fathers might have imagined it. 

Patriotic Festivities Planned for the 4th of July in Morristown

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