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New Brunswick's 4th of July Weekend Celebrations

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JUL 3, 2022
June 29th - July 4th


New Brunswick
New Brunswick City Center

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Get ready to make your way out to New Brunswick for a very exciting and eventful Independence Weekend as we host fireworks, farmers’ markets, live music, and kid-friendly events! Check out this list of all the events happening in New Brunswick this weekend!


Live music and a fireworks display between the City of New Brunswick and the Borough of Highland Park will take place on Sunday, July 3 at Boyd Park, on the banks of the Raritan River. 

Music will begin at 6 p.m., with live performances and fireworks scheduled to go off at 9:15 p.m. over the Raritan River. In the event of rain, fireworks will be rescheduled to Thursday, July 7th.

Admission is free and open to all. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs for seating at the park. Food will be available for sale.  

East Jersey Old Town Village - July 3

  • Date: 4/3/22 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: East Jersey Old Town Village - 1050 River Road Piscataway, New Jersey

Declare your loyalty to the King! British and Loyalist troops will be on patrol. Explore and meet the historical interpreters that bring the Village to life through their trades and crafts. Bring a blanket or chair and watch the Liberty Base Ball Club home opener. Enjoy children's activities and more.

Cornelius Low House Museum - Discover Treasures of Middlesex County: 300 Years of Raritan Valley History featuring historically significant artifacts including muskets, maps, documents, ceramics, furniture, and more.


  • 11:00 AM - Site Opens
  • 1:00 PM - Baron Von Steuben
  • 2:00 PM - George Washington
  • 3:00 PM - Cannon Fire
  • 3 PM-5 PM - Mark Heter Band
  • 4:00 PM - Cannon Fire
  • 5:00 PM - Cannon Fire
  • 5:00 PM - Feu de Joie

More details at MiddlesexCountyNJ.gov


Looking for Parking? New Brunswick Parking Authority offers several parking garages and on-street metered parking to get you close to every venue in town. Use the ParkMobile App to reserve & pay on the go, wirelessly. 

Have an event you want to add to this Page? Please email details to Chris at CMoore@NewBrunswick.com

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