Summit 4th of JulyGet our your streamers and crepe paper and get ready to decorate! It’s time to get ready for Summit’s Fourth of July celebration including favorites like the Children’s Decorated Bicycle Parade and the Grand Fireworks Display.

New this year, a Food Truck Festival will welcome a variety of vendors from throughout NJ. New evening entertainment will feature Barbara Harris and the Toys on the main stage. Carnival rides and children’s entertainment will also continue into the night for the first time ever.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:30 AM – Food Truck Festival Begins
  • 9:45 AM – Flag Raising Ceremony
  • 10 AM – Decorated Children’s Bicycle Parade
  • 10 AM – 1 PM – Rides & Amusements
  • 10:45 AM – DJ and Family Dance Party
  • 11:30 AM – The Kootz in Concert
  • 12 NOON – City Services Softball Game
  • 1:00 PM – Memorial Field Closes for Setup
  • 6:00 PM – Food Truck Festival & Carnival Rides Reopen
  • 6:15 PM – Presley and Melody Kids Concert on Hay Wagon
  • 7:30 PM – The Infernos
  • 9:00 PM – Retire the Colors
  • 9:15 PM – Grand Fireworks Display

For more information or to donate to the celebration, visit Summit 4th.

What will you be making for 4th of July?
Check out our Baby Back Ribs Recipe.
grilled baby back ribs

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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