The Fourth of July is nearly here! There’s no better time to enjoy a barbecue, relax with family, or catch some fireworks. Bergen County and North Jersey have plenty of festive celebrations to visit this year.
4th of July Running Events
Leonia Recreation Department Run for Fun 2014
Start times are: 8:30 am for Walk, 9:00 am for 5K Run. 1 Mile Dog Walk starts immediately after the start of 5K Run. 1 Mile Run starts at the conclusion of 5K Run. Around the Block Run for children 9 years and younger follows the start of the 1 Mile Run. – From http://www.leonianj.gov/content/Recreation_Department.aspx
Glen Rock Tribute Run
G.R.A.C.E. Glen Rock 9/11 Tribute 5K/2k Jr. Run July 4th, 2014 at Veterans Park – From http://tributerun.com/
Bergen County Town Celebrations
Several towns in Bergen County have patriotic festivals throughout the weekend. Here are some of the best!
Hackensack 4th of July Celebration
Enjoy a softball game, rides, live music, a flea market, food vendors, and of course fireworks at Foschini Park in Hackensack. Click the following link for the full schedule of events and the official flyer – http://www.hackensack.org/controls/eventview.aspx?MODE=SINGLE&ID=826
Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration
Ridgewood is throwing its 104th annual 4th of July celebration. Don’t miss out on the parade and fireworks! http://www.ridgewoodjuly4th.org/
This Patriotic festival includes a baby parade, civic parade, decorating contest, and fireworks. http://www.ridgefieldpark.org/fourthjuly.html
There’s no better day of the year to take in some extraordinary fireworks than July 4th, and Northern New Jersey has plenty of opportunities to do just that. View the following two links for a large list of town by town fireworks occurring in and around Bergen County this weekend, including all the information you need!
4th of July Fireworks Bergen County NJ 2014 – http://www.thedsmgroup.com/blog/4th-july-fireworks-bergen-county-nj
2014 North Jersey Fireworks – http://bestofnj.com/north-jersey-fireworks
Macy’s is getting ready for their huge 4th of July fireworks show, and it’s just a short commute from Bergen County! Check out the preparation for the show and the official website for more information.
4th of July Decorations
Have 4th of July suggestions for North Jersey? Feel free to comment below!