4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations in New Jersey 2019

New Jersey has over 90 Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks displays occurring on and around Independence Day, July 4th, 2019. Below is a list of festivals, carnivals, and fireworks celebrations taking place in New Jersey this 4th of July.

Events are listed by town in alphabetical order with details on dates (not all are on July 4th), times, fireworks info, and a link containing additional information. Be sure to check the links for details on postponements or rain dates.

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Atlantic

  • Atlantic City: July 4th
    • There will be two fireworks displays on July 4th in Atlantic City. The first will be in the Marina District at Borgata starting at 9pm. Borgata will also have a party in the beer garden with DJ entertainment (must be 21 or older after 6pm. See details.) A second fireworks show will be hosted by Tropicana at 10pm. The fireworks are launched from the beachfront and can be viewed from the boardwalk. See Tropicana’s website for more info.

  • Buena Vista Twp: July 6th
    • 31st Annual Independence Day Celebration. Festivities begin at 11am at Michael Debbi Park. Fire Truck and EMS parade is at 2pm. The festival will have food, children’s activities, live music vendors, and fireworks at dusk.

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  • Margate: July 4th
    • Margate’s annual fireworks take place on the beach and are sponsored by the Margate Mothers’ Association. Fireworks are at approximately 9pm.

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  • Northfield: July 4th
    • Northfield’s annual 4th of July Parade will begin at 10am, taking place along Shore Road and Mill Road, before continuing to Birch Grove Park. There will be complimentary hot dogs and soda at the Burton Avenue Fire Station Pavilion at the conclusion of the parade along with frozen treats by the Northfield Mothers’ League. Rain date is July 6th.

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Bergen


  • Allendale: July 4th
    • 4th of July activities are held by the Allendale Holiday Observers with daytime events starting at 8:30am at the Recreation Park with field events, contests, and races. During the evening, festivities take place at Crestwood Lake starting at 7:30pm with a concert by the Community Band of Waldwick with fireworks at 9pm (Fireworks are admission by ticket only for Allendale Residents and their guests, see this page for more info.)

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  • East Rutherford: July 3rd - July 4th
    • State Fair Meadowlands, the largest fair in New Jersey, will have fireworks on July 3rd & 4th along with over 100 rides and attractions, free entertainment, a huge selection of food, and more!

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  • Edgewater: June 28th
    • Edgewater’s Independence Day celebration will take place at Veterans Field Park on River Rd with festivities kicking off at 6pm. Live music, food trucks, and children’s activities followed by a spectacular fireworks show at dusk (rain date June 29th.)

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  • Fair Lawn: July 1st
    • Fair Lawn’s Fireworks Show takes place at Memorial Park and will feature live music, food vendors, and fireworks around 9-9:15pm. Admission required, see website for more info.

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  • Hackensack: July 4th
    • Festivities will be at Foschini Park on July 4th featuring games, kiddie rides, food vendors, and flea market. In the evening, there will be music by The Infernos at 7:15pm with fireworks to follow at 9:15pm.

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  • Lyndhurst: July 2nd
    • Independence Day festivities take place on July 2nd at the Little League Field on Riverside Ave starting at 6pm. The celebration will have a food vendors, DJ music, and novelty vendors. A Patriotic exercise will be held at 8:30pm with fireworks to follow at dusk.

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  • Maywood: July 3rd
    • Maywood’s Independence Day celebration is held on July 3rd and located at Memorial Park. Festivities begin at 6:30pm featuring live entertainment by Jumpin’ Dragons with fireworks to follow at approximately 9:15pm.

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  • Oradell: July 3rd - July 4th
    • Oradell’s fireworks will be held on July 3rd at Memorial Field. Food trucks and live music start at 7:30pm with fireworks at dusk. Rain date for the fireworks is July 6th. The following day, July 4th, will be the Independence Day Parade starting at Oradell Ave & Third St at 9am (lineup at 8:30am) with activities at Memorial Park following the parade. See the parade program for details.

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  • Paramus: July 7th
    • Fireworks in Paramus are sponsored by Westfield Garden State Plaza and are held at the Cliff Gennarelli Sports-Plex with festivities beginning at 6pm on July 7th. Food trucks and snacks will be available along with entertainment by Jumpin’ Dragons, DJ Raphael Valentino, and the Paramus Community Orchestra.

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  • Paramus: July 4th
    • Paramus’ annual Independence Day Parade will be held on July 4th. Festivities begin at 9am on Century Road and Farview Avenue with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Afterwards, the parade heads north on Farview Avenue, ending at Memorial Elementary School.

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  • Ridgewood: July 4th
    • Ridgewood’s 4th of July festivities begin with a flag raising at 9am with Parade to follow at 10am. In the evening, events move to Veterans Field at 6pm with music by Blue Plate Special, Joe Oriente’s Band, and Dad’s Night Band, 50/50 raffle, and fireworks at dusk. Tickets are required for the evening festivities, see this page for details.

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  • Rutherford: June 30th
    • Rutherford’s fireworks will be on Sunday, June 30th at Memorial Field. The event begins at 7pm and features music by the classic rock cover band Yosemite, food and drinks sold by Rutherford Junior Football and Cheer, and fireworks at approx 9:15pm.

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  • Tenafly: June 29th
    • On June 29th, the Borough of Tenafly will have a town-wide Independence Day celebration at Roosevelt Commons from 10am-2:30pm with amusements, games, food, and fun! Fireworks will be held later that evening at Tenafly High School at 9pm with music by The Pettets at 8pm.

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Burlington

  • Bordentown: July 5th
    • Festivities will be held at Joseph Lawrence Park on July 5th starting at 4pm. Food, Music, Kid’s Corner, Cornhole Tournament, and fireworks at dusk!

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  • Medford: July 3rd
    • Medford’s Independence Day Celebration will be on July 3rd at Freedom Park from 6-10pm featuring live music, food, kid’s zone, and fireworks at dusk. Rain date for this event is July 5th.

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  • Mount Holly: July 5th
    • Mount Holly’s Independence Day events begin at 5pm at Iron Works Park featuring free rides & bounces, live music, over 25 food vendors and merchants, and fireworks at sundown. Raindate is July 6th.

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  • Riverton: July 4th
    • Riverton will feature activities all day on July 4th including a 5K Race and 1 mile Fun Run, 122nd annual Children’s Parade at 10am, activities at Riverton Park, downhill race, pet pageant, and raft race.

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Camden


  • Camden: July 4th
    • Camden County’s Freedom Festival kicks off at 5pm on July 4th at Wiggins Waterfront Park. The festival will feature music by the Tri-County Symphonic Band at 5pm, UCC Royal Brass Band at 6:30pm, and Burton Cummings at 8pm with the fireworks spectacular over the Delaware River to follow at 9:30pm.

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  • Collingswood: July 4th
    • Collingswood will have their annual 4th of July Bike Parade at 10am. Festivities move to the stadium at Collingswood High School in the evening featuring music by To the Max at 8pm with fireworks to follow at 9:15pm (gates open at 6:30pm). Stadium seating will not be available so bring a blanket! Rain date for the fireworks is July 5th.

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  • Haddon: July 3rd - July 4th
    • Haddon will hold their “Happy Birthday America Celebration” starting at 7pm on July 3rd at Haddon Twp High School with fireworks at dusk (rain date for the fireworks is July 5th.) July 4th will feature the annual Independence Day Parade at 11:30am starting at the Municipal Building and ending at Crystal Lake Pool.

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Cape May


  • Avalon: July 4th
    • July 4th activities kick off with the annual Boat Parade at 11:30am. In the evening, there will bounce houses and children’s activities starting at 6pm at the 30th Street beach and parking lot, followed by a concert at Avalon Community Hall featuring the Bay Atlantic Symphony at 7pm. The fireworks spectacular will be at 8:45pm with the fireworks set to music that will be simulcast on 98.7FM The Coast.

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  • Lower Twp.: July 3rd
    • Lower Township’s Independence Day Festival & Fireworks begins at 5pm on July 3rd, located on the bayfront in North Cape May. The festival will have children’s rides, food, entertainment, and fireworks at 9pm.

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  • Ocean City: July 4th
    • Ocean City’s Independence Day festivities include a Bike Parade at 10am (registration @ 9am at 40th & Asbury Ave), kite flying competition at 7pm, and entertainment by the Tidal Wave Band next to Music Pier at 7:30pm leading up to the fireworks display over the boardwalk at 9pm.

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  • Sea Isle City: July 4th
    • Activities in Sea Isle City on July 4th begin at 9:30am with the Jr Olympics at Dealy Field and guided beachcombing from 10-11am at the  94th St. Beach. In the evening, there will be a concert at Excursion Park (40th St & Pleasure Ave) starting at 7:30pm with fireworks to follow at 9pm, launched from an ocean barge near 50th Street beach.

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  • Wildwood: July 4th
    • The 4th kicks off with the Family Parade starting at 9th & Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood (registration 8:15am, parade 9am.) During the evening, there will be music at Byrne Plaza in downtown Wildwood starting at 7:30pm followed by the fireworks spectacular at 10pm. Fireworks are launched from the Pine Ave beach in Wildwood and can be seen along the boardwalk. Rain date for the fireworks is July 5th.

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Cumberland

  • Bridgeton: July 4th
    • Bridgeton’s Independence Day Celebration will take place at Alden Field in Bridgeton City Park on July 4th. The annual Horseshoe Tournament starts at 11am with fireworks in the evening at 9:30pm.

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  • Millville: July 6th
    • A fireworks & food truck festival will be hosted at the New Jersey Motorsports Park. The celebration begins at 5pm with 15-20 food trucks, live music, vendors, and a kids zone. Fireworks will begin at 9pm.

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Essex


  • Belleville: July 4th
    • Independence Day events will be held at Belleville Municipal Stadium. Festivities begin at 6pm with DJ music, activities for kids, inflatable rides, and a trackless train. Fireworks begin at approximately 9pm. Rain date for this event is July 5th.

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  • Cedar Grove: June 30th
    • Fireworks will be held at Panther Park on June 30th (rain date July 2nd.) Gates open at 7pm with DJ, food, artificial tattoos, and glow items, with fireworks at dusk. No lawn chairs or food permitted on the turf field. Suggested donation upon entry.

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  • Fairfield: July 2nd
    • Fairfield’s Independence Day Celebration takes place at the Recreation Complex on July 2nd. Festivities begin at 5:30pm with food, and music by The Belletones and Mahoney Brothers starting at 7:30pm. Fireworks begin at dusk (approx 9pm.)

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  • Livingston: July 4th
    • July 4th events will take place near Memorial Oval on Robert Harp Drive. Events throughout the day include a Classic Car Show from 9am-3pm, activities and bounce houses for children along with free pony rides, live entertainment including Wanted DOA Bon Jovi tribute band at 7:45pm, beer & wine cafe from 3:30pm-7pm with live bands, and fireworks at 9:15pm.

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  • Maplewood: July 4th
    • Maplewood’s Fourth of July Celebration is located at Memorial Park and will feature events all day including a 5K race, Bike Parade, Car Show from 10am-4pm, midway with rides for kids and carnival games, entertainment pavilion, food court, bingo, live music by The Nerds and The Cameos, and fireworks at approx 9:25pm. Admission required, tickets are available at Eventbrite.

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  • Millburn: July 4th
    • 74th Annual July 4th Celebration presented by the Millburn/Short Hills Fourth of July Committee. Morning events begin at 9am with a flag raising ceremony and stroller parade at Taylor Park. Afternoon and evening activities begin at 3pm at Millburn High School with bands, food, and rides along with a fantastic fireworks display at 9:30pm.

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  • Nutley: July 4th
    • July 4th festivities in Nutley begin at 6:30pm on Franklin Ave (between Chestnut & Church) and Park Oval with DJ music and food vendors. Fireworks will begin at dusk.

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  • Verona: July 1st
    • Verona’s Fireworks will be held on July 1st at the Community Center Complex. Music and entertainment begin at 7pm on Liberty Field with fireworks at dusk. Rain date is July 2nd.

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  • West Orange: July 4th
    • Events on July 4th are held at West Orange High School with a Kids Zone from 4:30pm – 7:30pm, and fireworks at dusk. Chairs are not permitted on the fields so bring blankets! Rain date is July 6th.

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Gloucester

  • Monroe Twp: July 4th
    • Events on the 4th of July include the first annual Patriotic Pup Parade at the Pfeiffer Community Center at 11am (flyer) and the annual Independence Day fireworks at Williamstown High School at dusk (rain date July 5th.)

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  • Wenonah: July 4th
    • The Wenonah Lions Club will hold their 64th annual Independence Day Celebration on the 4th with several activities throughout the day including the annual Parade along Mantua Ave at 8:30am, Patriotic Ceremony and events at Wenonah Park starting at 10am, and the 37th annual Fun Run at 5pm followed by a free concert by Local 12.

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Hudson

  • Jersey City: July 4th
    • Jersey City’s 50 Star Fire Show will take place at Exchange Place on July 4th from 12 noon – 10pm. The festival will have live music including headliner Pitbull, carnival rides, plenty of food and refreshments, beer festival, and an incredible fireworks display over the Hudson River by Grucci.

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Hunterdon

  • Flemington: July 3rd
    • Flemington-Rariton Parks & Recreation Committee will be sponsoring fireworks on July 3rd, located at Reading Fleming intermediate School. DJ music will begin at 7:30pm in the upper lot with fireworks at 9pm. Rain date for the fireworks is July 5th.

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  • Lambertville: July 5th
    • As part of the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday festivities, fireworks will be held on Friday, July 5th at approximately 9:30pm. Additionally, fireworks will also be held on Friday, June 7th and Friday, August 2nd.

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  • Lebanon: July 4th
    • Lebanon’s 72nd annual 4th of July Parade. Events begin at 9:30am with the Children’s Parade on Main at Sutton Place (registration at 8am, judging at 9am.) The Main Parade kicks off at 10am near Main St & Rt 22, traveling down Myrtle before proceeding down Brunswick Ave. Festivities will be at Holjes-Sheppard Park following the parade.

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Mercer

  • East Windsor: July 6th
    • East Windsor will hold their Independence Day celebration at Etra Lake Park on July 6th with music starting at 6pm by Jerry Rife’s Rhythm Kings, Dixieland Jazz Band, and Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One Band. Fireworks will be at 9:30pm.

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  • Hamilton Twp: July 3rd
    • Hamilton Twp will have their Independence Day Concert and Fireworks at Veterans Park on July 3rd. Concert begins at 6pm featuring The Heartbeats with fireworks after dark (approximately 9:30pm.) Rain date for this event is July 4th.

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  • West Windsor: June 29th
    • The annual 94.5PST Freedom Festival will take place at Mercer County Park on Saturday, June 29th from 3pm-11pm. The festival is Mercer County’s biggest celebration heading into 4th of July weekend and features live music, carnival rides, vendors, games, and the largest fireworks display in Mercer County!

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Middlesex


  • Carteret: July 3rd
    • The annual Independence Day Festival takes place at Waterfront Park from 6-11pm on July 3rd. Rides, games, food, vendors, live music from 6-9pm, and fireworks at 9:15pm. Rain date for the festival is July 6th.

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  • East Brunswick: July 4th
    • Festivities take place at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center starting at 4pm on July 4th. Food Vendors, Live music by Amsterdam along with DJ Wacky Wayne, Bounce Rides, Face Painting, contests, and Fireworks. Rain date is July 5th.

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  • Highland Park: July 3rd
    • Fireworks will be held at Donaldson Park on July 3rd with events beginning at 5pm. The festival will have live music, youth theater musical review, activities for kids, food, and live entertainment by the Highland Park Municipal Band, Rugburn, and Ray Andersen & The First Verse. Fireworks will be held at approximately 9:20pm. Rain date July 7th.

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  • Milltown: July 4th
    • Milltown’s 4th of July festivities throughout town on the 4th and include a fishing derby, Fun Run and 5K Race, a parade along Main St, and activities at Bradford Park including music, rides, and food. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm. Rain date is July 6th. See the website for a full schedule of events!

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  • Perth Amboy: July 3rd
    • Perth Amboy and South Amboy will host their annual Celebrate Our Stars & Stripes festival on July 3rd. The festival will be on the Waterfront in Perth Amboy starting at 5pm with fireworks over the Raritan Bay at 9:20pm. Fireworks can be viewed from either side of the bay! Rain date for this event is July 5th.

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  • Piscataway: July 4th
    • Piscataway, home of the first national July 4th celebration, will have activities throughout the day on July 4th. Events at East Jersey Old Town Village take place from 11am-5pm with music, BBQ, and period actors. Festivities at Piscataway High School Stadium kick off at 6pm with food vendors, kiddie rides, and music, with fireworks at 9:30pm.

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  • Sayreville: June 29th
    • Festivities will be held on June 29th at Kennedy Park starting at 4pm. The celebration will have children’s rides and games, a food court, and music by Wanted DOA Bon Jovi tribute band from 7-9:30pm. Fireworks start at approximately 9:30pm.

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  • Woodbridge: July 3rd
    • Woodbridge will hold their Independence Day fireworks on July 3rd, at Alvin P Williams Memorial Park in Sewaren. Gates open at 4pm and will feature live entertainment by AM Gold Yacht Rock Party and special guest Kickback at 8pm followed by a fantastic fireworks display choreographed to music at approximately 9:15pm – fireworks will be simulcast on 1079 WOLD radio.

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Monmouth


  • Freehold: July 3rd
    • Freehold’s Independence Day Concert & Fireworks will be held at Freehold Raceway on July 3rd. Gates open at 6pm with free inflatable games and entertainment, food & beverages, and live music by the Rock N Roll Chorus at 6:30 pm and Daddy Pop from 7-9:15pm with the national anthem and fireworks to follow.

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  • Hazlet: July 3rd
    • Hazlet’s fireworks will be held on July 3rd at Veterans Memorial Park with a rain date of July 5th. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:15pm.

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  • Long Branch: July 4th
    • Oceanfest, New Jersey’s largest Independence Day celebration, takes place on July 4th from 10am – 10pm. The festival has live music all day, strolling entertainment and shows, plenty of fantastic food, craft and retail vendors, and a world class fireworks show over the ocean at 9pm.

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  • Ocean Twp: July 3rd
    • Ocean Twp’s Fourth of July festivities will take place on July 3rd at Joe Palaia Park. There will be food trucks and entertainment along with fireworks at dusk. Rain date for this event is July 5th.

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  • Union Beach: July 3rd
    • Union Beach will hold their annual fireworks on the beachfront on July 3rd. Festivities include entertainment by One Way Entertainment and DJ Ron with fireworks to follow. Rain date is July 5th.

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  • Wall Twp: June 30th
    • Fireworks will be held on the final night of the Wall Fair on June 30th following the national anthem. The fair will also have several bands performing on the 30th along with carnival rides, games, and food.

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Morris


  • Chatham: July 4th
    • On July 4th, Chatham Borough will hold their Independence Day parade at 10:30am along Main St. In the evening, fireworks will be held at Chatham Middle School. Festivities begin at 7pm with musical entertainment with fireworks at dark.

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  • Denville: July 4th
    • Denville will hold their Independence Day fireworks celebration on July 4th at Gardner Field. Prior to the fireworks will be a performance by Street Hassle from 7-9:15 pm with fireworks to follow.

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  • Dover: July 3rd
    • Dover will hold their annual Fireworks and Concert on July 3rd at the Hamilton Field Complex. Gates open at 6pm and will feature live music by the Dr. Cheeko, food & beverages, and fireworks at dark. Admission is $3 for Adults, $2 for Students (1st Grade thru College), and $1 for Seniors 65+. Seating is available on track and bleachers only. Rain date is July 5th.

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  • Hanover Twp: July 1st
    • Hanover will hold their independence day events on July 1st at the Township of Hanover Municipal Complex. Gates open at 6pm with a variety of food trucks, games & activities, and music by The Infernos at 7:30pm. Fireworks will be held at dusk.

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  • Lake Hopatcong: June 28th
    • The Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club will be sponsoring their annual Fourth of July fireworks display on Friday, June 28th. Rain date for the fireworks is July 7th.

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  • Montville: June 27th - June 29th
    • Montville will hold their 4th of July Celebration from June 27th through June 29th, located at Montville Township High School. There will be rides, games, food, and live entertainment each day with a spectacular fireworks display choreographed to music on the final night of the festival.

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  • Morris Plains: June 29th
    • The Borough of Morris Plains will hold their annual Family Day & Fireworks on Saturday, June 29th at Morris Plains Community Park on Jim Fear Dr. Family Day activities begin at 5pm with fireworks at 9:30pm. Rain date is June 30th.

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  • Morristown: July 4th
    • The annual Revolutionary Times will take place on July 4th. The event features a march from Ford Mansion to Morristown Green at 11:30am followed by the reading of the Declaration of Independence at 12 noon. See Morris Tourism for more info.

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  • Randolph: July 4th - July 6th
    • Randolph’s annual Freedom Festival will take place at the Community College of Morris from Thursday, July 4th through Saturday, July 6th. Rides, games, food and fun! On Saturday, there will be a parade prior to the festival’s opening with fireworks during the evening.

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Ocean

  • Barnegat: July 3rd
    • Barnegat will have their Independence Day fireworks on July 3rd, located at the township Municipal Dock on E Bay Ave. Prior to the display will be a concert starting at 7pm with fireworks to follow at dusk.

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  • Beach Haven: July 4th
    • Beach Haven’s fireworks will take place on July 4th near Bay Village. Fireworks will start at approximately 9pm. Rain date is July 5th.

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  • Beachwood: July 4th
    • Beachwood will hold their fireworks display on July 4th, located at the beachfront. Fireworks will start at dusk (approx 9pm.)

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  • Brick Twp: July 4th
    • Brick’s Summerfest concert series kicks off on July 4th at Windward Beach Park featuring food, beer & wine garden, and music by Jessie’s Girl starting at 7pm with a spectacular fireworks display to follow! Free shuttle buses will run from several area schools starting at 5pm; see the event’s Facebook post for details.

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  • Jackson Twp: July 3rd - July 6th
    • Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson will be holding a July 4th weekend celebration featuring fireworks each night at 10pm from July 3rd through July 6th.

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  • Lakehurst: July 3rd - July 4th
    • Lakehurst’s Fourth of July events start on July 3rd with a fireworks display over Lake Horicon at dusk (rain date July 6th.) On July 4th, there will be an Antique Car Show from 8am to 3pm at Lakehurst Elementary along with the annual Parade on Union Ave at 11am.

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  • Point Pleasant: July 4th
    • Jenkinson’s Boardwalk will be hosting a fireworks display on the beach on July 4th. Jenkinson’s also holds fireworks every Thursday night June through August.

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Passaic

  • Clifton: July 4th
    • On the 4th, Clifton will host their City Picnic from 12-6pm at Main Memorial Park featuring food, crafts, health screenings, clowns, free activities and rides for children. Fireworks will be at Clifton High School Stadium at dusk with the Clifton Community Band playing a pre-fireworks concert starting at 7:30pm. The picnic is free. Fireworks admission is $3, tickets can be purchased at the City Clerk’s Office

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  • Little Falls: July 4th
    • The Little Falls PBA #346 will host their annual Street Fair along Main St and Stevens Ave from 10am – 5pm. Craft and retail vendors, great food, pony rides, activities and rides for kids, and much more!

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Salem

  • Woodstown: July 4th
    • Events in Woodstown on the 4th kick off at 8am with the Firecracker 5k and Sparkler 1 Mile Fun Run. Later on, Woodstown’s annual Fourth of July Parade begins at 10am along S Main St and Marlton Rd.

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Somerset

  • Bridgewater: July 4th
    • Festivities on the 4th will be held at North Branch Park starting at 6pm. The celebration will have live music, revolutionary war encampment re-enactment, food and beverages, and a fireworks show at 9:30pm.

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  • Franklin Twp: July 3rd
    • Franklin Township will hold their Fireworks Celebration on July 3rd, at the Franklin Twp Municipal Complex. Festivities begin at 6pm with music at the main stage by Little Jimmy & The Starlites and the Community Fellowship Mass Choir of Somerset, and the New Brunswick Jazz Project Band playing at the gazebo. Fireworks will begin at 9:15pm.

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  • Hillsborough: June 29th
    • Hillsborough will have their Independence Day Celebration on June 29th at Auten Road Intermediate School. Gates open at 5pm with free inflatable rides from 5-8pm, DJ and live entertainment, food tent, dunk tank, carnival games, and fireworks. Shuttle buses will be available from Hillsborough High School starting at 4:30pm. Rain date is June 30th.

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  • Montgomery Twp: June 27th
    • Montgomery’s Independence Day Celebration takes place at Montgomery High School on June 27th. Starting at 6 pm, there will be plenty of games and activities for children, live entertainment, food, and fireworks at dusk (approx 9:15pm.) Free parking at Skillman Park with shuttle service from Upper Middle School. Paid reserved parking available at the High School. Rain date June 28th.

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  • North Plainfield: July 6th
    • North Plainfield will hold their Community Day and Fireworks on July 6th, located at West End Elementary School. The festivities begin at 4:30pm and will have music, food, and fireworks! Rain date is July 7th.

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Sussex

  • Sparta: July 4th
    • The Sparta Elks #2356 will host their annual Fourth of July Parade starting at 11am on July 4th (lineup at East Shore Trail and Twin Elm Terrace.) Refreshments and the free hot dogs will be served following the parade.

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  • Vernon: July 6th
    • Vernon and Highland Lakes fire departments will host their annual fireworks display on July 6th, located at Lounsberry Hollow Middle School. Gates open at 5pm and will feature DJ music, food trucks, and fireworks. Tickets are $20 for a family or group of four, free for children under 5.

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Union


  • Clark: July 4th
    • Clark Township’s annual fireworks display will be held on July 4th at the Arthur L Johnson High School grounds on Westfield Ave. Fireworks will start at approximately 9:30pm. Rain date is July 5th.

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  • Mountainside: July 4th
    • The Mountainside PAL will hold their annual Independence Day fireworks at Our Lady of Lourdes fields on July 4th. Fireworks begin at dusk with giveaways, snacks, and DJ music starting at 7pm.

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  • New Providence: July 3rd
    • New Providence Business and Investors Bank will sponsor the annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd. Festivities are held along South Street starting at 7pm with DJ entertainment, activities for kids, and fireworks at 9:30pm. Rain date is July 5th.

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  • Roselle Park: July 3rd
    • Roselle Park’s Annual Independence Day celebration will be held on July 3rd from 6-10pm at the Roselle Park High School athletic fields. The festival features activities for kids, food vendors, a concert by Little Nikki’s Radio, arts & crafts, and fireworks at dusk. Rain date is July 7th.

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  • Scotch Plains: June 29th
    • Scotch Plains will hold their annual Independence Day celebration on Saturday, June 29th at Scotch Hills Golf Course. The celebration begins at 7:30pm and will have food, live music, activities for kids, and fireworks at dusk. Rain date for this event is June 30th.

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  • Summit: July 4th
    • Summit’s 72nd annual July 4th celebration takes place at Soldiers Memorial Field. Daytime activities begin at 9:30am and include a Food Truck Festival, children’s decorated bicycle parade, live music, bounce houses for kids, and city services softball game. Activities resume in the evening at 6pm with food trucks, bounce rides, and live music, with the grand fireworks display at 9:15pm.

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  • Union: July 4th
    • The township of Union will hold their July 4th festivities along Stuyvesant Ave and at Biertuempfel Park. Activities begin at 10am on Stuyvesant with the 12th annual All-America Soap Box Derby. Evening activities start at 7:30pm at Biertuempfel Park featuring live music by Smooth Band and Orchestra with fireworks at 9pm.

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Warren

  • Allamuchy: June 29th
    • Rutherford Hall will hold their annual fireworks display on June 29th. Gates open at 5pm and will have live music by Uncle Shoehorn, food vendors, 50/50 raffle, and an awesome fireworks display at approximately 9pm. Admission is $1 per person. Shuttle service will be available from Panther Valley Ecumenical Church. Preferred parking is also available, see the website for details. Rain date is June 30th.

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  • Blairstown: July 4th - July 5th
    • The annual Blairstown Fourth celebration will be at Footbridge Park on July 4th from 10:30am – 4:30pm. The event features a reading of the Declaration of Independence, contests and races, plenty of great food, music, and more! The following night, July 5th, will be the annual Fireworks display hosted by the Blairstown Rotary Club, located at North Warren Regional High School. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:15pm. Rain date for the fireworks is July 6th.

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