Community Events

Special thanks to the New Providence Business Community for sponsoring many of the Borough’s events.  For inquiries regarding community events,  please call 908-665-1400 ext. 8232 or go to


Independence Day Celebration:  On Monday, July 3, 2017, festivities will take place on South Street.  Fireworks launch at 9:30pm.

Summer Family Concerts:  Enjoy shows beginning at 6:30pm on Thursday nights in July at Centennial Park (Springfield Ave. and Academy St.).

National Night Out: Sponsored by New Providence PBA Local 132, this event is Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at Centennial Park (Springfield Ave. and Academy St.)

Trick-or-Treat Downtown: Wear your costume and visit stores with the orange pumpkin in the window. Date TBD.

Street Fair: On Sunday, October 22, 2017.  The fair, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and New Providence Business, will be held on Springfield Avenue, between South Street and Livingston Avenue.

Downtown Christmas Walk: Kick of the Holiday on Friday, Nov. 24. Come watch Santa arrive in town with a parade led by the NPHS Pioneer Band and the NPFD. The fun begins at 4:30pm and Santa arrives at 6:00pm at Provident Bank on South Street.