July 3, 2012 (Kearny, NJ) The Annual Town of Kearny Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks is scheduled for Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Veterans Field starting at 6:30 p.m. Veterans Field is located between Bergen and Afton Streets on Belgrove Drive.

Starting at 6:30 p.m. your favorite cartoon characters Sylvester, Tweety Bird, Scooby-Doo and Sponge Bob, Gracie and Whistles (the clowns) will supply balloon art, mime acts and variety of clown activities. In addition Carl the magician will perform a 30 minute magic show for those in attendance. Pony rides and inflatable moon walk and giant slide will be available for the kids.

At 7:00 p.m. the Garden State Concert Band will entertain the audience. Following the concert by the Garden State Concert Band, Fireworks will be begin at approximately ten minutes after 9 p.m. at the Frank A. Vincent Marina located directly in front of the Veteran's Field. The best location to view the fireworks is on Belgrove Drive between Bergen Avenue and Afton Street.

Please bring your own lawn chair and/or blankets. There are no alcoholic beverages allowed. Vendors will be on hand for those who want to get a snack or drink during the festivities. Mayor Alberto Santos will be in attendance along with most of the town council.

The forecast calls for rain on July 4, 2012. In case of rain the event will be moved to July 5, 2012 at the same time.

Mayor Alberto Santos and the Town Council thank the sponsors of the fireworks:

Here is a preview from last year's Kearny 4th of July Fireworks:

Gold Sponsors: Apruzese, McDermott, Mastro & Murphy; Cali Carting, River Terminal Development Company.

Bronze Sponsors: Spectraserv, Apple Food Services New Jersey, Shop Rite of Kearny, Brown Brown Metro Inc. (Statfield Insurance), Kearny Federal Savings, Neglia Engineering Services, Castano Quigley, Dominate Food Services, LP.

Boosters: Ferrioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva,Brady Brady & Reilly, Spectra Color Corp., Dubrow Management Corp.