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


Memorial Day Parade:  Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00am, Springfield Ave. from Central Ave. to Academy Street.  Please click below links for additional information:

Memorial Day Program of Events

Parade Line of March

NJ Sharing Network 5K Race:  Sunday, June 4, 2017.  Race begins and ends at The Sharing Network, 691 Central Ave., New Providence.  Additional information can be found at

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.