UNION, NJ – The Township of Union has announced their line-up of events in celebration of the Fourth of July. 

Residents are invited to the 2017 Fourth of July Spectacular taking place along Stuyvesant Ave. and in Biertuempfel Park on Tuesday, July 4.

“There is nothing more patriotic than the coming together with your neighbors, family and friends to celebrate this great country,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. “This is truly a hometown experience we look forward to every year.”

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The Fourth of July schedule of events is as follows:

•     10:00 a.m. festivities will begin on Stuyvesant Ave, between Mountainview and Tyler Ave., with the All-American Soap Box Derby.

•     7:30 p.m. for your listening pleasure, enjoy a concert by John Christian & Soiree in Biertuempfel Park

•     9:00 p.m. the fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

All events are family-friendly and free to the public.

The All-American Soap Box Derby is open to Union girls and boys ages 8-12, measuring up to five feet, and weighing up to 100 pounds. Participants must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to participate and must bring their own helmet. Space is limited to the first 24 qualified contestants. The deadline to register is June 23rd. For additional information, or to register for the Soap Box Derby, please contact the Township of Union Department of Recreation at 908-686-4200.

For additional information on the Fourth of July Spectacular or the Township of Union Summer Concert Series, visit uniontownship.com or contact Natalie Pineiro, Public Information Officer, at npineiro@uniontownship.com.