BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission is holding its annual Independence Day Family Festival July 4 at North Branch Park.

The gates will open at 6 p.m.

The Third New Jersey Regiment “Jersey Blues” Revolutionary War Encampment will hold its historical reenactment from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.

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The event is free, and will also include food and fun.

Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the fireworks. Picnic baskets are allowed, but alcohol is prohibited.

Vehicular traffic exiting the park after the fireworks will be delayed for about 30 minutes to allow pedestrians to cross Milltown Road. In case of inclement weather, fireworks will be held July 5.