Audubon New Jersey will celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 4, 2015. The parade starts at 8:30 in the morning at Amherst Road and Paris Avenue and ends at the reviewing stand at Audubon High School. The parade goes on rain or shine except for severe weather. The parade features the mayor and commissioners, string bands, cheerleaders, bicycles, softball teams, little league teams, floats, decorated kid’s bikes, local churches, floats, veterans, beauty queens, classic cars, firetrucks and more. The theme for this year is “Service, Sacrifice & Strength” The parade celebrates Audubon’s First Responders for their contributions and dedication to public service.
During the day there are athletic events for all starting at 11:00 am. The Audubon Fire Department will have an open house from noon to 2:00 pm with free fire engine rides, hot dogs, water ice, soda and beer.
At 7:30 p.m. there’s a concert and ceremony that features live music, and a presentation of prizes from the Audubon 4th of July parade. When it gets dark the day comes to a close with a fireworks display funded by the borough. Get more info on the celebration website.