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Fireworks in Plainfield and More On Tap To Celebrate July 4

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NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ready to find the best spot to view.

July 1

  • Wall at the Wall Township Fairgrounds on Bailey's Corner Road at dusk

July 2

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  • Highland Park at Donaldson Park at around 9:20 p.m.
  • New Brunswick at Boyd Park at around 9:15 p.m. (rain date July 3)

July 3

  • Elizabeth at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park at 9:30 p.m.
  • South Amboy/Perth Amboy's joint display at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park at 9:20 p.m.  (rain date July 5)
  • South Brunswick at Crossroads South Fields on Major Road at 9 p.m. (rain date July 6)
  • Woodbridge at Alvin Williams Park at 9:15 p.m. (rain date July 5)
  • Flemington-Raritan at the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School Upper School parking lot at 9 p.m.
  • Franklin Township at the Municipal Complex at 9:15 p.m.
  • Freehold at Freehold Raceway at dusk
  • Hazlet at Veterans Memorial Park at dusk (rain date July 5)
  • Manasquan at Main Beach at dusk (rain date July 7)
  • Union Beach at the beachfront at dusk
  • Ocean Township at Joe Palaia Park at dusk (rain date July 5)
  • New Providence at South Street at 9:30 p.m.

July 3 and July 4

  • Keansburg at the Keansburg Amusement Park at 9 p.m.

July 4

  • Plainfield NJ at Cedarbrook Park - concert and fireworks starting at 5 pm
  • Chatham Borough at Chatham Middle School at dusk
  • East Brunswick at the Community Arts Center at 9:30 p.m.
  • Long Branch at the Ocean Promenade at 9 p.m.
  • Milltown at Gloria Bradford Park at 9:30 p.m. (rain date July 7)
  • Monroe Township at Thompson Park at dusk
  • Piscataway at Piscataway  High School at 9:30 p.m.
  • Point Pleasant at Jenkinson's Boardwalk at 9 p.m.
  • Seaside Heights at the boardwalk at 9:30 p.m.

July 5

  • Brick Township at Windward Beach at 9 p.m.
  • Cranbury at Village Park at dusk (rain date July 6)

July 6

  • Atlantic Highlands at Atlantic Highlands Marina at 9:45 p.m. (rain date July 7)
  • Bridgewater at North Branch Park at 9:30 p.m.
  • Lambertville at Delaware River Towns Chamber or Commerce at 9:30 p.m.

July 7

  • Aberdeen at Cliffwood Beach at 9 p.m.
  • East Windsor Township at Etra Lake Park at 9:30 p.m. (rain date July 14)
  • North Plainfield at West End School Field at dusk (rain date July 14)

July 14

  • West Windsor at Mercer County Park at 10 p.m. (fireworks are part of the Freedom Fest State Fair) (rain date July 15)

July 15

  • Marlboro at the Marlboro Recreation Center at 7 p.m.

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