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With its endless opportunities for community involvement, East Hanover is an ideal location for families and new homeowners. Nestled between the Whippany River and Passaic River, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy during the summer months. Whether you’re looking for something to do with the kids or a concert to attend with your friends, there are tons of events happening this summer in East Hanover!
Fourth of July Fireworks in East Hanover
A popular event with East Hanover residents is the annual 4th of July fireworks at Lurker Park! Grab your friends and family to celebrate our nation with fun music, delicious food, and of course, an explosively colorful fireworks show. Be sure to get there early for the best view!
Splashplex at Night
With a great public school system in East Hanover, there’s no surprise that the town is full of fun establishments for kids! One of the town’s favorites is the Funplex Amusement Center. On July 28th, they will be keeping their doors open late for you and your family to enjoy all of your favorite attractions at night. Whether you’re a fan of lounging on the lazy river or speeding down one of the many waterslides, experiencing these attractions in the dark will be an unforgettable night. Attendees from 7:30pm-10:00pm will receive a frozen drink, glow giveaways, and more. Can’t make it to on July 28th? They will be having events all summer long!
Music in the Park
Enjoy an evening with live music and good company under the stars! The Township of East Hanover will be sponsoring concerts in Lurker Park all summer long. Whether you’re more into R&B, Doo Wop, or Jimmy Buffet, there’s a concert scheduled for you! The first show is July 12th, but be sure to check the full list of concerts to see which bands peak your interest.
Night Tours of the Turtle Back Zoo
Ever wonder what a zoo looks like after hours? Meet the creatures of the night at the Turtle Back Zoo! Just a 15 minute drive from East Hanover, families can enjoy a behind the scenes guided tour of the different zoo exhibits on certain Thursday and Friday nights during the summer. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight for the full effect!
Unlimited Bowling on Monday Nights
Do you love bowling? Head over to Hanover Lanes and bowl until your fingers roll! From 9pm-12am for just $10 per person, enjoy playing unlimited games with your family or friends. With 32 lanes and a sports bar, you’re in for an enjoyable night!
An Intimate Evening with Eric Stonestreet
Are you a huge Modern Family fan? Head on over to the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, just a short drive away from East Hanover, on July 14th for an evening of stand-up with Eric Stonestreet (Cameron Tucker). This two-time Emmy winner will be offering behind-the-scenes insight with an anything goes Q&A. Be sure to purchase your tickets before they sell out!