SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Monday, September 2nd, 2019, South Plainfield will again host one of the most, well-attended and traditional Labor Day parades and festivities in the state.  The parade kicks off at 10:00 am from the PAL building on Maple Avenue and the Middle School Festivities start at 12:00 noon.  Vendors will sell food and drinks, arts and crafts, novelties as well as games and rides for all to enjoy!  Entertainment at the festivities will be provided by the band Amp’d as they will perform from 12 noon to 3 pm and Elliot the Magic Man will be performing during the band’s two 20-minute breaks.

Bill Cochrane, Robert Niemeyer and Bill Seeselberg will be announcing throughout the parade at different locations on the parade route.  All parade entries will be considered for the top awards including:

Best Band

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Best Entry (selected by the Honorary Grand Marshals)

Best Theme

 Best Antique Vehicle

Best Youth Entry

George and Marie Page Award for Service Organization

The judges this year are: Calvin Gross, Bob Longo, Darlene Cullen, Ellen Decker Lorys, Shannon Jefferies, Tom Lanza, and Cheryl Nagel-Smiley.

To view the lineup for the parade, please click the link below:

 The Public Celebrations Committee would like to take this opportunity to announce the 2019 Labor Day Parade sponsors and vendors at the Middle School festivities:


Rich Tree Service, Inc.


AJ Jersey, Inc.

Coppolas Garden Center, LLC

D'Annunzio & Sons, Inc.

Gibraltar Management Co., Inc.


Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical


Buddha's Light International

Butler Printing

CRC Associates, Inc.

Elks Lodge #2298

EyeKrafters Medical Optics

Fischer Contracting, Inc.

I. B. E. W.


Park Avenue Dental

TAPinto South Plainfield

The Tabernacle, Inc.

Vail Hardware Store, Inc.


Beatrice Home Fashions, Inc.

Creative Kids Academy

Fire & Safety Services, Ltd.

Frank P. Licato, Jr., DMD

Harris Realty Company, LLC

J&L of Plainfield, Inc.

Just Packaging, Inc.

Lehigh Utility Associates Inc

Royal Coffee New York, Inc.

Sanitation Truck Repair, Inc.

U.S. Plastic Sales, LLC

A very special thank you goes out to the following businesses for their continued support:


Halls Warehouse Corporation

Norbet Trucking, Inc.


Captain G's Sweet Tooth

Maglione's Italian Ice

South Plainfield Lions Club

SPHS Music Boosters

Uncle Louie G's


Atlantic Health System

American Legion

Cedarcroft Bible Chapel

First Baptist Church of South Plainfield

League of Women Voters of Plainfield Area

Mexican Alliance of NJ

Noki Dog Treats

Plainfield Area Humane Society

Rutgers Research (School of Nursing)

South Plainfield Pop Warner Tigers Cheer

St. Stephen the Protomartyr

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! - Taleana Hurst

Wesley United Methodist Church


Brown Dog Productions

Elliot the Magic Man

Family Solutions Counseling Services

KDL Jewelry

J&N Soto Designs

Joe Kiernan's Toys and Games

Naleesa Hardian Jacob

Putting on the Glitz with Carol

Reimax Diamond Realtors

Sky Zone South Plainfield

South Plainfield Republican Organization

The Max Challenge of Piscataway

Unity Bank

There will be a magnificent fireworks display at dusk by “Pyrotechnico”. Get your seats early at Spring Lake Park.

As always, we thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing everyone on Labor Day! 

The 2019 Public Celebrations Committee members:  Amy Bengivenga-Johnson/Chairperson, Debra Anne Leporino/Secretary, Gina D’Urso, Gina McConville, Jen Ratti, Jessica Spina, Kelly Daley, Bill Sesselberg, Scott Miller, Stephanie Bartfalvi and Stephanie Wolak.  Borough Council Liaison is Councilwoman Christine Faustini.