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

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin's Independence Day Celebration will be held July 3 at the Franklin Township Municipal Complex starting at 6 p.m., and Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.

Attendees can expect live musical performances, food trucks and kid-friendly activities according to an announcement by the township.  

Parking will be available at Sampson G. Smith School, Franklin Twp Municipal Lot (Corner of DeMott Lane and Amwell Rd), and at the Franklin Township Board of Education Lot.

Animals are not permitted unless they are service animals. The rain date is Friday, July 6. 

TAP here to see some of last year's fireworks! 

For more information, contact Franklin Recreation 732-873-1991 option 4.

 

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin's Independence Day Celebration will be held July 3 at the Franklin Township Municipal Complex starting at 6 p.m., and Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.

Attendees can expect live musical performances, food trucks and kid-friendly activities according to an announcement by the township.

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