Independence Day is the quintessential American summertime holiday. A perfect combination of warm air, bright sun, great food, and unconditional patriotism makes July 4th a hit each and every year. This year will arguably be our most active outdoor holiday in recent time as events span from early morning parades to late evening fireworks. Fill your mid-day with great music and food as you and your loved ones explore our area’s most anticipated outdoor dining experiences. As our community continues to reopen, here are just a few up-to-date ways to celebrate the red, white and blue in Hunterdon County.
Events & Things to Do
Hunterdon County is celebrating Independence Day with events all weekend long. Whether you are up for walking down main street viewing classic cars or prefer to sit back and listen to live music at the vineyards, there’s something for everyone this weekend.
Flemington Car Show
Head to the Flemington Car Show on Saturday, July 3rd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm! All year, make and model cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome. The spotlight will be on Foreign, Motorcycles & Trucks. Two stages of live music will be set up for all to enjoy. The stages will be on the lawn at the Historic Hunterdon Chamber of Commerce, 119 Main Street and on the porch at Main Street Bagel, 26 Main Street. Hangout on the beautiful historic Main Street with your family, friends, & neighbors to enjoy live music and check out some cool cars! Admission is free.
Quarry Concerts – Summer Concert Series
Music in the Vines
Ice Cream Party
Firework Displays & Parades
Lebanon Borough 4th of July Parade
The Lebanon Borough 4th of July Parade is celebrating its 74+ years as the oldest parade in Hunterdon County NJ. Festivities will begin with the children’s parade. Residents of Lebanon Borough are urged to decorate their homes for inclusion in the house decorating contest. The main parade will step off promptly at 11:30AM and follow West along Main Street, down Myrtle Avenue and then down Brunswick Avenue.
Stop by Holjes-Sheppard Park following the parade for festivities including singing of “The Star Spangled Banner”, the flag raising ceremony, presentation of awards, refreshments, games & friendly competition for folks of all ages!
Titusville 4th of July Parade
The Titusville Community Fourth of July Parade is a long-standing special tradition in the community and is back for 2021. Here is the order of events:
10:00 am- River Drive Closes
10:00 am -Music by River Dogs
11:00 am- Baby Parade
11:15 am- Bike Parade
12:00 pm- Titusville 4th of July Big Parade