Beachwood will celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2014 with a community festival and fireworks at the Bayside Avenue beachfront. The celebration begins at 8:00 p.m. and the fireworks are scheduled to start at dusk. There will be vendors selling merchandise and local food vendors also. Their fireworks can be seen for miles all along the river and the bay. There is no rain date noted for the show. The borough recreation department is quite active all year long. They sponsor snowman contests, egg hunts, a Memorial Day RiverFest, a yard sale, a river run and Christmas events.