Jersey City will hold the 50 Star Fire Show, their 6th annual Independence Day celebration, on July 4th at Exchange Place on the Hudson River waterfront.
The festival is the largest Independence Day celebration in New Jersey and features live entertainment including headliner Pitbull, a carnival midway with rides and games for all ages, food trucks with a wide variety of delicious food and treats, and a dazzling fireworks display over the Hudson River by Grucci.
Parking is limited for this event with only street parking available. Guests are encouraged to use mass transit to get to Exchange Place. The festival is easily accessible via PATH train, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, ferry, or bus. Check the event’s Directions page for details.
The 50Star Kids Carnival will take place on Hudson St, between Bay & 2nd Streets, and will remain open on Friday and Saturday from 12-9pm each day.
- Thurs, July 4th: 12 noon – 10pm
- *carnival will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (12-9pm Fri & Sat)
Event Sites & Contact
Please note that NJ Carnivals does not operate nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website.
Liberty Science Center
Admission for One or Two to Liberty Science Center (Up to 37% Off) Save Now »
Field Station: Dinosaurs
Explorer Pass at Field Station: Dinosaurs (Up to 34% Off) Save Now »