You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In New Jersey This Year
The Fourth of July is less than two weeks away, so you’ll want to plan your celebration soon. Right about now, you’re probably wondering… Where can I find fireworks near me? You’re in luck, because I have the answer. New Jersey is hosting dozens of fireworks displays this year, scattered all over the state. I found plenty of fireworks shows near me, and there’s certainly a display near you to light up the sky. Following are a few favorites, followed by a more complete listing of fireworks.
Below is a complete listing of New Jersey July 4th fireworks displays along with festival information. The 2015 and 2016 celebrations were fantastic and these are sure to be a blast. If you know of other New Jersey fireworks shows, let us know in the comments.
Atlantic County Fireworks
- Atlantic City Fireworks, July 3rd & 4th. The show will be held along the boardwalk and marina at 9:30 p.m.
- Tropicana Fireworks, July 4th, 10 p.m.
- Buena Vista Independence Day Festival, July 2nd. There will be a parade at 2 p.m. followed by a festival with live music, free hayrides and children’s activities, culminating with fireworks at dusk.
- Egg Harbor City, July 8th on Egg Harbor City Lake, 9 p.m.
- Margate, July 4th, Huntington Avenue Beach, 9 p.m.
Bergen County Fireworks
- Allendale, July 4th, Crestwood Lake, 9 p.m. The fireworks are open to residents and their guests only.
- East Rutherford, July 3rd & 4th, Metlife Stadium, 9 p.m. Must pay state fair admission.
- Fair Lawn, June 29th, Memorial Park, 7:30 pm. Admission: $5-$7. Food vendors will be on-site.
- Hackensack, July 4th, Foschini Park, 9:15 p.m. Enjoy games and rides all day, food vendors, a flea market and live music.
- Lyndhurst, July 2nd. The show will be held at 225 Riverside Ave. (little league fields) at dusk.
- Maywood, July 2nd, Memorial Park, 9:15 p.m.
- Paramus, July 2nd, Garden State Plaza. There will be live music starting at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks.
- Ramsey, July 1st, Finch Park, 9 p.m.
- Ridgefield, July 1st, Veteran’s Field. Events from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. including a car show, parade, live music, food stands and game trucks. Fireworks to start at 9 p.m.
- Ridgewood, July 2nd, Veteran’s Field. Live music starting at 6 p.m., fireworks to start after 9 p.m..
- Rutherford, June 30th, Memorial Park, 9:15 p.m.
- Saddle Brook, July 3rd, Otto Pehle Park, 9 p.m.
- Tenafly, July 1st, Tenafly High School, 9 p.m. There will also be a festival from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Burlington County Fireworks
- Bordentown, June 30, Joseph Lawrence Park, Dusk
- Evesham, July 4th, Cherokee High school, 9:30 p.m. Food and drinks available from 7 p.m.
- Medford Township, July 1st, Freedom Park, Dusk. Celebration starting at 6 p.m. includes live music and food court.
- Mount Holly, July 2nd, Mill Dam Park, 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Free rides and performances. Fireworks start at sundown.
- Shamong, July 3rd, Valenzano Winery. Festivities start at 5 p.m. with fireworks after the sun sets. Admission: $12-$18
Camden County Fireworks
- Audubon, July 4th, Audubon High School, 7:30 p.m. Fire department open house from 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
- Camden, July 4th, Wiggins Marina. 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
- Collingswood, July 4th, 424 Collings Ave., 8 p.m.
- Haddonfield, July 3rd, Kings Highway, 9:15 p.m. Parade at 10 a.m.
Cape May County Fireworks
- Avalon, July 4th, Avalon Community Hall, 9:15 p.m.
- Cape May, July 4th, Congress Beach, 9 p.m.
- Lower Township, July 3rd, North Cape May bayfront between Lincoln Boulevard and Emerson Avenue. Festivities start at 5 p.m., fireworks start at 9 p.m.
- Ocean City, July 4th, Boardwalk. Festivities start at 6 p.m. with a kite flying competition. Live entertainment follows concluding with fireworks at 9 p.m.
- Sea Isle City, July 4th, 50th Street Beach, 9 p.m.
- Stone Harbor, July 2nd, 80th Street Beach, dusk. Live music at 95th St. Beach Pavilion from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.
- Wildwood, July 4th, Pine Avenue Beach, 10 p.m.
Cumberland County Fireworks
- Bridgeton, July 4th, Bridgeton City Park, 9:30 p.m.
Essex County Fireworks
- Belleville/Newark, June 30th, Branch Brook Park, 9:15 p.m. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
- Belleville, July 4th, Belleville Municipal Stadium, 9:15 p.m. Magic show and live music to start at 6:30 p.m.
- Bloomfield, July 4th, Foley Field. Festivities starting at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Cedar Grove, June 29th, Panther Park Athletic Field, Dusk. Festivities including concert to start at 6 p.m.
- Fairfield June 28th, Rec Center. Food, music, free face painting at 5:30. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
- Livingston, July 4th, Memorial Oval. All day celebration. Car show at 9 a.m. Rides, games, contests, music and more. Fireworks to end the night.
- Maplewood, July 4th, Memorial Park. Event starts at 8:15 a.m. Car show, live music, games, face painting, contests. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
- Millburn, July 4th. Festivities start at 9 a.m. at Taylor Park. Events including a flag raising, awards, a bike parade and softball game. Festival starts at 3 p.m. at Millburn High School. There will be live entertainment, a variety of thrill and carnival rides, live music and more. Fireworks at 8:45 p.m.
- Montclair, July 4th, Yogi Berra Stadium, gates open at 6:30. Admission: $3 per person or $10 for a family of 6 or less
- Montclair/Newark, July 3, Brookdale Park. Live music at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
- Newark, June 29, Weequahic Park, 7:30 p.m.
- Verona, June 29th, Verona Community Center, 9:20 p.m.
- West Orange, July 4th, West Orange High School. Festivities start at 5:30, fireworks to follow.
Gloucester County Fireworks
- Washington, July 4th, Washington High School, Parade at 6:30 p.m., fireworks to follow.
- Woodbury, July 1st, Woodbury High School, Dusk
Hudson County Fireworks
- Jersey City, July 4th, Liberty State Park. Festival from 1 p.m.-10 p.m. concluding with fireworks.
- Kearny, July 4th, Veterans Field. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m., fireworks to start at 9:10 p.m. from Frank A. Vincent Marina
- Secaucus, July 3rd, Town Pool. Food, rides, and live music beginning at 4 p.m., Fireworks after dark. Residents and guests only.
Hunterdon County Fireworks
- Califon – Fireman’s Carnival held from July 3rd-8th. Fireworks on the 5th and 7th.
- Flemington, July 3rd, Reading-Fleming Intermediate School, 9 p.m.
- Lambertville, July 7th, Delaware River, 9:30 p.m. Part of First Friday celebration.
Mercer County Fireworks
- East Windsor, July 1st, Etra Lake Park. Celebration at 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Ewing, July 1st, TCNJ Soccer Field, Dusk. Festivities to start at 9 p.m., including rides, games, music, musicians and food trucks.
- Hamilton, July 3rd, Veterans Park. Concert at 6 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.
- Lawrence Township, June 30, Rider University. Concert at 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Trenton, July 4th, Arm & Hammer Park, Post Game
Middlesex County Fireworks
- Cranbury, July 5th Village Park, Dusk. Concert at 6:30 p.m.
- East Brunswick, July 4th, East Brunswick Community Arts Center. Celebration starting at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Festivities include free rides, games and food eating contests.
- Edison, July 4th, Papaianni Park. Celebration starting at 6 p.m., fireworks starting at 9 p.m.
- Highland Park, July 2nd, Donaldson Park. Festival starting at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:20 p.m.
- Monroe Township, July 4th, Thompson Park.
- Perth Amboy, July 3rd, Perth Amboy Waterfront, 9:30 p.m.
- Sayreville, July 1st, Kennedy Park. Festivities starting at 4 p.m. including free games and hot dog eating contest. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- South Brunswick/Monmouth Junction, July 30th, Crossroads School South Fields in Monmouth Junction. Celebration 6 p.m., fireworks 9:15 p.m.
- Woodbridge, July 3rd, Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Seawaren, Dusk
Monmouth County Fireworks
- Aberdeen, July 1st, Fireman’s Field, 8:30 p.m.
- Asbury Park, July 4th, Beachfront, 9 p.m.
- Atlantic Highlands, July 7th, Atlantic Highlands Marina, 9:45 p.m. Fireman’s Fair from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.
- Bradley Beach, July 3rd, Beachfront, 9 p.m.
- Freehold, July 2nd, Freehold Raceway, Dusk
- Hazlet, July 2nd, Veterans Memorial Park, Dusk
- Keansburg, July 3rd & 4th, Keansburg Amusement Park, Dusk
- Long Branch, July 4th, Pier Village. Festivals starting at 11 a.m., fireworks in the evening.
- Manasquan, July 1st, Main Beach, 9 p.m. Music at 7:30 p.m.
- Marlboro, July 10th, Marlboro Recreation Center, 7 p.m.
- Matawan, July 1st, Lake Lefferts, Dusk
- Ocean Township, July 3rd, Joe Palaia Park. Festivities starting at 6 p.m., fireworks to follow.
- Union Beach, July 3rd, Beachfront, Dusk
- Wall, July 2nd, 1870 Bailey’s Corner Road, 9:15 p.m. Festivities beginning at 5 p.m.
Morris County Fireworks
- Chatham, July 4th, Chatham Middle School, Dusk. Ice cream trucks & live music prior to display.
- Dover, July 3rd, Hamilton Field Complex, Dusk
- East Hanover, July 4th, Lurker Park, 9:15 p.m. DJ & food vendors at 8 p.m.
- Florham Park, July 4th, Borough Hall. Events throughout the day including a parade, picnic and fireworks at 8:15 p.m. Admission: $1
- Hanover Township, June 29th, Veteran’s Field in Whippany. Parade starting at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks.
- Hopatcong, June 30, Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, 9:15 p.m.
- Montville, June 24th, 9:30 p.m.
- Morris Plains, June 24th, Morris Plains Community Park. Family Day starts at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Parsippany-Troy Hills, July 4th, Parsippany Hills High School. Concert at 7:00 p.m. followed by fireworks.
- Randolph, July 1st, County College Of Morris, 9:30 p.m.
Ocean County Fireworks
- Barnegat, July 1st, Municipal Dock. Concert and fireworks starting at 7 p.m.
- Beach Haven, July 4th, Bay Village, Dusk
- Beachwood, July 4th, Beachfront, 9 p.m.
- Jackson, July 1st-4th, Six Flags Great Adventure, 10 p.m.
- Lakehurst, July 3rd, Lake Horicon, Dusk
- Lakewood, July 3rd, Lake Carasaljo, 9:15 p.m.
- Lakewood, June 30th & July 3rd, First Energy Park, following Blue Claws game.
- Lavalette, July 2nd, Gazebo, 9 p.m.
- Manchester, June 24th, Harry Wright Lake in Whiting, Dusk. Rides, games, scavenger hunt and music at 2 p.m.
- Point Pleasant Beach, July 4th, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Dusk
- Seaside Heights, July 4th, Boardwalk, 9:30 p.m.
- Tuckerton, July 4th, Tip Seaman Park, Dusk
Passaic County Fireworks
- Little Falls, July 8th, Yogi Berra Stadium, Post Game
Salem County Fireworks
- Pilesgrove, July 1st, Four Seasons Family Campground, 9:30 p.m., $5 per carload
Somerset County Fireworks
- Bridgewater, July 4th, North Branch Park. Festival starts at 5 p.m. and includes a Revolutionary War encampment. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Bridgewater, June 29th, July 7th, TD Bank Ballpark, Post Game
- Franklin Township, July 3rd, Municipal Complex, Celebration at 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
- Hillsborough, July 1st, Auten Road Intermediate School Festivities at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.
- Montgomery Township, June 29th, Montgomery High School in Skillman, 9 p.m.
- North Plainfield, July 9th, West End School Field, concert at 7 p.m., fireworks at dusk
Sussex County Fireworks
- Augusta, July 4th, Skylands Stadium, Post game
- Vernon, July 1st, Lounsberry Hollow Middle School, Dusk
Union County Fireworks
- Clark, July 4th, Arthur L. Johnson High School, 9:30 p.m.
- Elizabeth, July 4th, Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park, 8:45 p.m. Festivities start at 5:45 p.m.
- New Providence, July 3rd, South Street. Celebration at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
- Roselle Park, July 1st, Roselle Park High School. Carnival at 6 p.m. and fireworks at dusk.
- Scotch Plains, July 1st, Scotch Hills Country Club, 7 p.m.
- Summit, July 4th, Soldier’s Memorial Field. Food truck festival, rides & live music at 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
- Union, July 4th, Biertuempfel Park, Dusk