2017 Fireworks June 29 - New Info on Parking

2017 Fireworks June 29 – New Info on Parking

Posted on June 22, 2017

The 2017 Montgomery Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks will be held at Montgomery High School, 1014 Rt. 601, Skillman. Activities start at 6 PM.

A limited supply of onsite parking passes are still available for in-person purchase only. Go to the reception area of the Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Rd., Skillman, NJ 08558 during business hours M-F 8 AM to 9 PM. Passes cost $15.  Passes can no longer be purchased online. (Handicapped parking spots will be reserved at the high school and will be available at no charge).

Please note: SHUTTLE BUSES will run continuously on June 29th from the Montgomery Upper Middle School, 375 Burnt Hill Rd., Skillman to the fireworks grounds at Montgomery High School. Shuttles will begin at 6 pm and the last run from UMS to the high school will be at 8:55 pm.  Shuttles will run again after the fireworks end to return people to their cars at UMS.

There will be lots of fun for the whole family on the front lawn of Montgomery High School on Thursday, June 29th (rain date July 6th)! Starting at 6 pm, there will be plenty of games and activities for children, food vendors selling everything from hotdogs, hamburgers, grilled chicken and pizza to delicious deserts like cheesecake, ice cream and the ever-popular kettle corn and funnel cakes. Get there early to get a great picnic spot under the stars!  Feel free to bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the sounds of ‘The John Oakes Band’ playing hits from today and yesterday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm up on the stage. After the singing of the Star Spangled Banner at dusk (approx. 9:15 pm), get ready for a spectacular display of patriotic fireworks, sure to bring out the kid in everyone!

This event is funded by contributions from corporations, small business leaders, residents, and vendors fees and parking passes.

Please visit our website, www.montgomeryfireworks.org for the latest information and to view a list of our generous corporate sponsors. Weather related updates will be posted here and via ebulletin.

Further questions regarding donations may be directed to Mr. Shueh at fireworksfundraising@twp.montgomery.nj.us.

Mayor Ed Trzaska commented, “As always, this is a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together, honor the nation, and enjoy a night out with our families and friends.  Please mark your calendars.”

“Most of all, the spectacular fireworks will be the star of the show!  My thanks to our Corporate Sponsors, who support us year after year, and help ensure that the Montgomery Fireworks provide joy and fun to our entire community” said Recreation Director Karen Zimmerman.

Reminders: Bring your lawn chairs and blankets! Alcohol is prohibited and all pets must remain at home. Thanks again to all of our wonderful supporters. Prepare to HAVE A BLAST at the 2017 Montgomery Township Fireworks Extravaganza!!

Source: Montgomery Twp. Recreation Dept.