Rutherford’s Annual Fireworks Display
Friday, June 30 - Memorial Park
Activities Begin 7:00PM. Fireworks begin 9:15PM
Rutherford Borough Officials are pleased to announce that Rutherford’s annual fireworks display will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Memorial Park. Activities start at 7:00 PM with music by Rutherford’s own, Luke and the Troublemakers, food and drinks will be sold by Rutherford Junior Football and Cheer to benefit their program. The fireworks display will begin at 9:15 PM. Thanks to our sponsors Boiling Springs Savings Bank and PSEG.
Visitors are reminded to bring lawn chairs or blankets for their own comfort. For residents’ safety, the following will be strictly enforced: no coolers, backpacks, fireworks (including sparklers), alcoholic beverages, pets, or drones will be permitted at the fireworks display or on any part of Memorial Park. Bags will be subject to search.
A reunification meeting place for lost children has been designated at the fire truck with the green flashing light stationed at the intersection of Darwin and Yahara Avenues. Those attending the fireworks should advise all in their party of the reunification site in the event of separation from their group. Limited port-a-john facilities will be available at Darwin Avenue and Monona Avenue.
Tryon Field will be closed starting June 21 for turf and track replacement and will remain closed through early September. For our festivities, Memorial Park, will close at 10:00 AM on the day of the event. Since streets will be closed for the celebration, residents are discouraged from travelling to the site via automobile. A non-vehicle traffic perimeter will be established from Grand Avenue and West Erie Avenue, extending south to Hobart Avenue and west on Hobart Avenue to Riverside Avenue. Handicapped parking will be available on West Erie Avenue (from Jackson to Grand Avenues) on the north side of the street by the community garden.
For event updates, refer back to the Borough Website (www.rutherfordboronj.com) or call the Event Hotline at 201-460-3017. In the event of inclement weather, please refer to www.rutherfordboronj.com for a rescheduled date.
While visiting the Borough’s web site residents are encouraged to sign up for emergency notifications and other important Borough notifications through the Swift911 and Nixle notification systems. Links to sign up for Swift911 and Nixle are available on the home page of the Borough’s web site.