The City of Perth Amboy will present its Independence Day Festival and Fireworks along Sadowski Parkway on Sunday July 3rd (updated today from July 2nd due to rain forecast).
The Pre-Fireworks Festival will be held along Sadowski Parkway on the Historic Perth Amboy Waterfront from 3pm-10pm and will feature food vendors and artisan and souvenir vendors. The food vendors include Rita’s Italian Ice, Paradise Ice Cream, Danny’s Soft Serve Ice Cream, Machupichu Restaurant serving Peruvian and Seafood, Juicy Hot Dogs serving hot dogs and burgers, Roejoe Kettle Corn, Smoke and Roll BBQ Truck, The Empanada Truck, The Best Taco Food Truck, Sweet Concessions LLC serving funnel cake, fried Oreos and lemonade, Torres Cafe serving pinchos, Chef Deluxe Me Food Truck will have fusion food and desserts. The Greek Orthodox Church will have a beer garden and desserts and coffee. There are 13 souvenir vendors and artisans to check out.
Sunday, Concerts by the Bay featuring the Garden State Symphonic Band will be performing in Bayview Park from 3-5pm and Proprietary House will have an Open House from 1-4pm.
The fireworks on Raritan Bay begin at 9:20pm, but arrive early to ensure a great view. The fireworks are launched from a barge on Raritan Bay and the best view in Perth Amboy will be from Sadowski Parkway on the waterfront. Fox Sports will be hosting the simulcast music for the fireworks. Tune in at 93.5 fm/1450am.
Roads will be closed to traffic at 6:00 pm. Roads that will be posted no parking are Sadowski Parkway (both sides) and Water Street (East Side) Lewis St. to the Raritan Bay Yacht Club, as well as Water St both Sides from High St to Lewis St.
The fireworks were cancelled for the past 2 years due to COVID.