The annual Woodbridge Township Independence Day Festival and Fireworks, which draws thousands of residents, will be held on July 3 at Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park on the Sewaren waterfront.
The Pyrotecnico Fireworks will bring a pyrotechnics display to the Sewaren waterfront with more than 25,000 shots fired electronically by computers in synchronization to a wide selection of patriotic and contemporary music.
The Independence Day festivities kick-off at 5 p.m. with live music by the City Hicks. At 7:15 p.m., Mayor John E. McCormac and township officials will recognize veterans and military personnel. AM GOLD will take the stage at 8 p.m. followed by the “Bringing the Night to Life” fireworks display choreographed to music at dusk at approximately 9:15 p.m. This year, the fireworks will be simulcast on 1079 WOLD radio.
Alvin P. Williams Park will be closed during the day to allow for the fireworks set-up. At 4 p.m., the gates will open to the public. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics are encouraged. There is no reserved seating and no alcoholic beverages are permitted in the park. For more information call 732-602-6045 or visit www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.