BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County Park Commission invites all to attend the Annual July 4th Fireworks Display to be held on Wednesday, July 42018 at 9:30 P.M. at North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Admission is free to July 4th celebration and food is available for purchase. The event is offered in part to the generous sponsorship by The Courier News. 

North Branch Park gates will open at 6:00 P.M. to allow vehicles to enter the park and families to picnic on park grounds. The fireworks display will begin at 9:30 P.M.  Visitors should plan to arrive early.  Milltown Road will be closed at approximately 9:00 P.M.  Heavy car and foot traffic is expected.   

The NJ 3rd Regiment Revolutionary War encampment will be onsite. Food will be available for purchase, and park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin. 

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Picnic baskets are allowed but alcohol is prohibited. Personal fireworks are not allowed.

Milltown Road will remain closed at the conclusion of the fireworks for 30 minutes to one hour while local neighborhood pedestrians walk from the park.   Bridgewater Police will be on hand to assist park staff with traffic flow.    

Updates will be available on the Activity Hotline at 908-722-1200, ext. 5351. For information on this and all Park Commission programs and activities log onto