ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting their 13th Annual Independence Day Celebration this Saturday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Officials are boasting their showcase to be the best fireworks program in Union County, and expect to attract thousands to Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field located at 214 West Colfax Avenue, in Roselle Park.

“This years fireworks are going to be the best ever,” said Rupen Shah, Director of the Casino Community Center. “We are having a flag raising ceremony, and it has a personal touch to it. It’s going to be extra special. You do not want to miss it!”

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The celebration will feature fun for the whole family, including food vendors, kid activities, arts and crafts, movie characters, a live concert by the band Face 2 Face, followed by the fireworks show at dusk.

The gates will open at 5 p.m. and festivities begin at 6 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and an appetite. There will be food vendors on West Colfax Avenue, including funnel cakes, BBQ, Italian ice, ice cream, pizza, popcorn, hot dogs and more. 

Note, for security purposes, all bags are subject to search.

Sponsors for this event are as follows:

Gold Sponsors: First Independent Auto Repair Services, McDonald’s of Roselle Park, American Wear Inc., FDR Hitches LLC., Samuel Klein and Company, and Ramani Group.

Diamond Sponsors: Suburban Disposal Inc., NJ American Water, and Neglia Engineering Associates.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders also lends their support and sponsorship of the fireworks.

The rain date for this event is Saturday, July 7. For more information, or to sponsor any Borough events, contact Rupen Shah at (908) 245-0666. is Roselle’s official electronic news source! To get your free daily Roselle or Roselle Park news, click on your town. 

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