2016 FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR THURSDAY, JUNE 30th – Don’t Miss It!
The weather looks fine for lots of fun for the whole family on the front lawn of Montgomery High School Thursday night at Montgomery’s annual Independence Day Celebration!
Starting at 6 pm there will be games, entertainment, and vendors including grilled foods, drinks, and the ever-popular kettle corn and funnel cakes. Get there early to get a great picnic spot under the stars!
Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the sounds of a popular music band, “Just Duet – with Friends” playing at 7:00 pm on the mobile stage. There will also be a warm-up band this year at 6:00 pm – “Perfectly Sharp” – a seasoned jazz quintet from Montgomery High School’s own jazz band. After the playing of the Star Spangled Banner at dusk (approx. 9:15 pm), get ready for a spectacular display of patriotic fireworks, sure to bring out the kid in everyone. This year’s grand finale is rumored to be especially grand!
This free event is funded in part by contributions from individuals, corporations, and small businesses, plus fees from our vendors, making this a true community event.
Mayor Patricia Graham, Deputy Mayor Ed Trzaska and the entire Township Committee invite and encourage the Montgomery community to come together, honor the nation, and enjoy a night out with our families and friends.
The celebration will take place on the front lawn of Montgomery High School, 1014 Rt. 601, Skillman, NJ 08558.
NOTE: PRIORITY PARKING PASSES FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL LOT ARE ALMOST GONE. A LIMITED NUMBER MAY STILL BE PURCHASED AT THE RECREATION DEPT. RECEPTION DESK AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER, 356 SKILLMAN ROAD, SKILLMAN FOR $15. OPEN DAILY 8 AM to 9 PM, M-F.
Handicapped parking spots will be reserved at the high school and will be available at no charge.
Free parking will be available at the Upper Middle School in the main parking lot where there will be shuttle buses to and from the high school. Buses will run from 6 pm to 11 pm and more buses have been added this year for your convenience. There will also be limited parking in Skillman Park. There will be no parking this year in the field adjacent to Otto Kaufman Community Center due to farming activities there.
Community groups and businesses can also visit this website for 2016 sponsorship opportunities. In addition to on-line credit card donations, individual donations (checks) can be mailed to Montgomery Fireworks c/o Montgomery Twp, 2261 Van Horne Rd Belle Mead, NJ 08502. For questions regarding donations contact Committee Chair George Jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reminders: THIS IS A NON-ALCOHOL EVENT. ALL PETS MUST REMAIN AT HOME FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY.
Prepare to HAVE A BLAST at the 2016 Montgomery Township Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza!!
CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS ALWAYS AIM TO PLEASE!
For a video of the Fireworks and photos from the 2015 Independence Day Celebration, go to the Township’s Flickr album at:
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