As one of Time Magazine’s 2014 “Best Places to Live in America,” it’s no surprise that people are looking to move to Parsippany. Not only is the township home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies, but it is also home to 800 acres of beautifully preserved land, over 30 recreational parks, and several breathtaking lakes. With a vibrant, booming community, there is never a shortage of things to do in Parsippany! We have compiled a list of the best events happening around town that are perfect for both your family and friends to check out this summer.
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4TH of July Fireworks
Spend the 4th of July with your neighbors, live music, and of course, fireworks at Parsippany Hills High School! Rock out to The Trip, one of the top rock cover bands in America, while catching up with your neighbors and celebrating our nation. The concert starts at 7PM and the fireworks begin at dark.
Ladies Night at Fun Creation Studio
Escape reality and get your creative juices flowing! Fun Creation Studio in Wayne, just a short drive from Parsippany, is a great stress-reliever for all ages. Grab your best girl friends and head to their Ladies Night Out event every first and third Friday of the month! Ladies Night is BYOB, where you will be able to create a beautiful piece of pottery you can take home with you. Be sure to check their Facebook page for events the whole family can enjoy too.
2016 Concert Series in Veterans Memorial Park
Do you love live music? Starting July 4th, there will be concerts in Veterans Memorial Park all summer long. Whether you’re a fan of country music, the oldies, or rock n’ roll, there’s a concert for you! Most shows (other than the 4th of July) begin at 7:30PM sharp, so be sure to get there early and grab a great spot.
Mad Science Minions Show at The Parsippany Public Library
Get your children excited about science! On July 21st at The Parsippany – Troy Hills Public Library, Mad Science will be putting on a special Minions-themed show. With a hands-on approach to science, this educational presentation sparks imaginative learning in children and invites them to pursue STEM careers. Make sure you register soon before the show fills up!
Unleash your inner child and head to the ToyCon convention on August 27th and 28th at the Parsippany PAL facility! New Jersey’s largest toy show is jam packed with thousands of current and vintage hard to find toys, comics, model kits, action figures and more, along with many special guests. This event is perfect for the whole family to enjoy!
Bruce Springsteen at Metlife Stadium
Don’t miss the biggest concert event of the summer! On August 23rd, 25th, and 30th, Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will be rocking MetLife Stadium, which is only a half an hour away from Parsippany. This will be the first time Bruce will be back at MetLife Stadium in four years! He will be performing classics as well as selections from his most-talked about album “The River.” Tickets are selling out quickly, so be sure to pick yours up today!