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4th of July celebrations4th of July celebrations in Bergen County are held in many of our towns.  Since the 4th is on Monday this year, a large number of towns are celebrating then.  Others are starting before the weekend.

What I have for you here is a run down of everything I could find happening in our Bergen County towns.  So let’s take a look at our 4th of July celebrations in Bergen County.

Wednesday June 29th


Come to the front lawn of Dwight Morrow High School for a carnival like fair followed by nearly 1 full hour of fireworks.  DMHS is at 274 Knickerbocker Road; it starts at 7:30 pm and ends around 10 pm.

Thursday June 30th

Edgewater – 

Since Edgewater has grown tremendously, so has their 4th of July celebration.  Held at Veterans Field on River Road, you have food trucks, games, children’s activities, vendors, live music and fireworks at 9:20 pm.  It all starts at 6 pm.

Friday July 1

Lyndhurst –

It’s all happening at the Riverside Ave Little League ball field beginning at 6 pm.  Grab food from one of the vendors and walk along other vendor displays.  Enjoy a patriotic display at 8:30 followed by fireworks.

New Milford –

Starting with the Women’s Club at 6, then opening ceremonies at 6:30 followed by a live band at 7-9:30 and then fireworks.  I’m sure there will be food and activities available too.  It’s on the Village Green (off of Bank St).

Ramsey –

Starting at 5 pm, Ramsey has 2 different band concerts at 6:30 and 8 pm followed by fireworks.  The baseball and softballers will be selling snacks while the VFW will be grilling dinners.  It’s all fund raising for a good cause.  Location is Finch Park (315 Island Rd).

Saturday July 2nd

Fair Lawn –

While you wait for the fireworks to begin at 9 pm, enjoy dancing music by a DJ starting at 7:30 pm.  There will be food and drink vendors as well as others too.   Location is Memorial Park (1st & Berdan Ave); gates open at 6:45.

Maywood – 

Fireworks tonight in town is the 1st of 2 holiday events because there’s a parade the next morning.  It’s at Memorial Park (Spring Valley Rd & Coolidge) with festivities starting at 6:30 pm.

Rutherford –

Come to Memorial Field (intersection of Randolph & Patterson) at 7pm for fun, food, music and fireworks all starting at 7 pm.

Saddle Brook –

Residents only, follow this link for details

Sunday July 3rd

Glen Rock –

This is the 1st of a 2 day 4th of July celebration in town  The Glen Rock Pops is giving a live concert tonight at 7 pm on the Borough Hall lawn (1 Harding Plaza).

Oradell –

The 1st of 2 celebrations.  This starts at 6:30 pm and you’ll enjoy a DJ, food trucks, activities and then fireworks at 9 in Memorial Field (343 Prospect Ave)

Monday July 4th

Allendale –

Residents only, follow this link for all the details.

Glen Rock –

Here’s the 2nd event in town.  A 4th of July Parade starting at 9:30 am at Glen Rock High School (400 Hamilton Ave).  Details are online.

Hackensack –

Hackensack’s 4t of July starts at 5 pm and concludes at 9 with fireworks.  They have games, food trucks, a live concert that will get you up and dancing (7:30 pm) plus fireworks (9 pm).  Location is Foschini Park (278 River St).

Maywood –

It’s the 113th Maywood 4th of July Parade.  Since they take this very seriously, expect to see floats too.  The parade begins at Maywood Ave and Orchard.  Because it’s not a straight route, check out all the details posted online.

Norwood –

Fireworks at Kennedy Field (453 Broadway) when dusk comes.

Oradell –

Oradell’s parade starts at 9 am moving from Oradell Ave and 3rd to Memorial Field (343 Prospect Ave).  Then it’s even more fun with food, a beer garden and wet down.

Paramus –

The Paramus 4th of July Parade goes down Farview Avenue from Century Road at 9 am and ending at Petruska Park (475 N Farview Ave) at 11 am.  This is a colorful display of patriotism that’s a lot of fun to watch.

Paramus also has a major food truck and music festival at the Garden State Plaza shopping mall.  This runs from 2 pm to 8 pm followed by fireworks.

Ridgefield Park –

This is the oldest 4th of July parade in New Jersey and one of the oldest in the US because it began in 1894.  The day begins at 7:30 am with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and goes on all day culminating with fireworks at night.  Go to this link for all the details because you’ll want to read about it too.

Ridgewood –

This is a ticketed event although you can watch for free from the Greenway Markets parking lot at 112 N Maple Ave.  Because fireworks are from the famous Grucci family, this is always a spectacular event.  Details and tickets are all online.

4th of July Celebrations

4th of July celebrations also go on in the State Fair Meadowlands with fireworks on the 3rd and 4th.  This is at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford and this fair goes through July 18th.  Have fun on the Fourth of July no matter where you celebrate.


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