Celebrate our nation’s independence in historic Somerset County! This 4th of July weekend honor our country’s founding and the freedoms we enjoy as American citizens by showing off your patriotic pride at one of the many holiday celebrations occurring throughout the weekend! Here are our recommendations for the best local festivals to check out this Independence Day!   


2017 Montgomery Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks

Date: Thursday, June 29th

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Montgomery High School (1014 Route 601, Skillman)

Start the holiday celebration early by attending this great family event! Enjoy food, patriotic activities, and live music by The John Oakes Band before the fireworks display at 9:15 pm.


Hillsborough's Independence Day Celebration 2017

Date: Saturday, July 1st

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: Auten Road Intermediate School (281 Auten Road, Hillsborough)

There is so much to do at this Independence Day celebration. Check out the Basketball Dunk Pit, Castle Fun Center, Family Fun Slide, and Pirate Obstacle Course. Enjoy a fun dance party with musical entertainment by a DJ. Fill your bellies with food at the tent. The fireworks display will start around 9:00 pm.


Summit's 70th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: 9:30 am - 9:45 pm

Location: Soldiers Memorial Field (Ashland Road, Summit)

Show off your patriotic pride at this spectacular community event in Summit. Dine on delicious food during the food truck festival. Dance to live music throughout the day from bands, such as The Kootz and The Infernos. Have some fun with the rides and amusements. Find the perfect spot for the fireworks display at 9:15 pm.


Independence Day Family Festival

Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: North Branch Park (355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater)

Celebrate Independence Day at Somerset County’s largest holiday festival. See a spectacular “Jersey Blues” Revolutionary War Encampment to see what life was like at the time of our nation’s founding. Enjoy family fun activities and delicious food. Do not miss the stunning fireworks display that will begin at 9:30 pm.


RS Home Team wishes everyone in Somerset County a very Happy & Safe July 4th weekend!