UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in its parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19.
The announcement includes fireworks that were previously scheduled to take place at the following sites:
- Cranford's fireworks scheduled to take place in Nomahegan Park on July 2.
- Plainfield's fireworks scheduled to take place in Cedar Brook Park on July 4.
- Springfield's fireworks scheduled to take place in Meisel Park on July 4.
- Rahway fireworks, which uses Rahway Park as a viewing area but are shot off from an adjacent location. The display was scheduled for July 3.
According to the announcement, the annual Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4 Miler and 1 Mile Fun Run held in Nomahegan Park on July 4 has also been canceled.