SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains will host its annual Independence Day Fireworks at the historic Scotch Hills Golf Course on Saturday, June 29 (rain date June 30th).

This year’s celebration will feature a performance by The Scotch Plainsmen, a talented group of musicians who have performed as the backup band for our own Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens during his solo performances.

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will host a “Red, Y, and Blue” station with fun activities for kids. Food Vendors will be on site throughout the evening. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the premises.  Pre-fireworks activities begin at 7:30, so come out early and set down chairs and blankets.

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The fireworks will go off at dusk. There will be several road closures leading up to and during the event to ensure safety for pedestrians and motorists alike. Check the Township website for details. The golf course will be open Saturday morning for golfers with the last tee time at 12:00 noon. The course will re-open at Noon on Sunday, June 30.

No heels will be permitted on the golf course.  For more information please contact the Manager’s Office at (908) 322-6700 Ext. 314. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.