BRIDGEWATER – Families from across Somerset County will celebrate the Fourth of July at Somerset County’s biggest party, the 43rd Annual Independence Day Family Festival.
The Festival begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Admission is free. Corporate sponsorship is provided by Courier News/mycentraljersey.com.
The evening of Americana represented by patriotism, music, and family entertainment will include a variety of performers, a reenactment of a Revolutionary War encampment by the Third New Jersey Regiment Revolutionary Encampment, children’s games and activities, plenty of food, and a sensational display of fireworks. Stage performances will provide a range of American music styles for the enjoyment of children and adults alike.
Verdict will kick off the Independence Day live stage performance ay 6:30 p.m. turning North Branch Park into a tropical vacation paradise with their rich blend of classic reggae, calypso, soca, and funk island music. Then it will be time to recapture the days of Boogie Fever and do The Hustle to all of the top Disco hits of the 70′s when headliners Dancin’ Machine hit the stage at 8:30 p.m. With a great brass section and cool vocals, Dancin’ Machine will keep the party rocking!
Central New Jersey’s most spectacular fireworks display will begin at at 9:30 p.m.
In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks only will be presented on July 5 or the first clear evening at 9:30 p.m.
For further information call the Somerset County Park Commission at 908-722-1200, ext. 221 or the concert/activity hotline at extension 2. Individuals with a hearing or speech impairment may call the NJ Relay service at 711.
Information on this and all other Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found at www.somersetcountyparks.org/
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