4th of July Fireworks in New Jersey: Where To See Them In 2022


Woohoo, mamas—it’s time for the 4th of July fireworks in New Jersey, and there are so many shows to choose from. You can find NJ’s best fireworks displays all over the state this 4th of July weekend, and the whole family can savor a night of dazzling, bursting displays sparking up the sky. Read on for where to find a show near you—and with weather always a factor, it’s best to check before you go to ensure they haven’t been canceled or postponed. If you are looking for more to do before you see 4th of July fireworks in New Jersey, check out our Summer Activities Guide. (featured photo credit: istock/RomoloTavani)

Here’s where you can see 4th of July fireworks in New Jersey this year

Atlantic County

Atlantic City 4th of July Fireworks in New Jersey Shows
July 1 and 4 at various locations
As a city known for its grandeur and over-the-top displays, these fireworks in NJ are not to be missed. The three free shows are viewable from countless places along the beach and casino district. Catch Bally’s show at 9:30 PM on July 1 or watch the show at North Beach on July 1 at 9:30 PM. Tropicana will offer a fireworks spectacular at 10 PM on July 4 too.
Cost: Parking costs
Bally’s Atlantic City, 1900 Pacific Ave (Park Pl and the Boardwalk), Atlantic City, NJ 08401

North Beach, North Beach boardwalk area, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Tropicana – 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Hammonton Independence Day Fireworks
July 4 at dusk
This display will begin at dusk at Hammonton High School. Bring your own blankets and chairs.
Cost: Free
Hammonton High School- 566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Margate Mothers’ Fireworks
July 4 at 9 PM
Join in on this annual July 4th celebration that will take place on the beach and is sponsored by the Margate Mothers’ Association. Don’t forget your beach chairs and blankets.
Cost: Free
101 S. Huntington Ave., Margate, NJ 08402

Bergen County

Paramus Firework Show and Food Truck Festival
July 4 at dusk
Come hungry to sample over 20 food trucks, and the kiddos can enjoy a DJ, inflatables, arm/leg painting, and kids’ activities. At night, cuddle up to watch the spectacular fireworks show.
Cost: Free
Cliff Gennarelli Sports Complex and Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652

State Fair Meadowlands
July 3 and 4, after 10 PM
This year, there’s a two-night Fireworks Spectacular for families to enjoy. On July 3 and 4, you and the fam will have front row seats to fireworks that promise to ‘wow.’ Enjoy the rides, live animals, music, pig races, and many more attractions and activities at the Fair. Fireworks will launch both nights after 10 PM.
Cost: Fireworks included with admission
Stadium Road, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Camden County

Fun on the Fourth in Collingswood
July 4 at dusk
Water games, raft races, and more during the day and watch the sky light up with fireworks at night. Gates open at 6:30 PM for the fireworks, and there is a live music performance at 7 PM. And good to know—there is no parking in Knight Park on the 4th.
Cost: Free
401 Knight Park House, Oaklyn, NJ 08107

Independence Day Fireworks
July 1, 2, and 4, beginning at 7 PM
Experience the beautiful fireworks display from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey on three different nights. Food, drinks, and alcohol are available for purchase, but no chairs, food, or drinks are allowed aboard the ship.
Cost: $10 donation
62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ 08103 

4th of July Fireworks in New Jersey – Cape May County

Fireworks on the Beach in Avalon
July 4 at dusk
Listen to the Bay Atlantic Symphony Brass and Percussion Concert at Surfside Park at 7:00 PM and enjoy fireworks at dusk. Simulcast on WCZT 98.7 FM the Coast.
Cost: Free
30th Street Beach, Avalon, NJ 08202

Middle Township Fourth of July Fireworks in New Jersey at dusk
July 4 at 9 PM
Be sure to arrive early for a beautiful Independence Day fireworks display. Once you’re there, enjoy live music, food vendors, ice cream, and games for children of all ages.
Cost: Free
Clarence Davies Sports Complex – 626 Goshen Rd., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Ocean City Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 at 9 PM
After a fun day on the beach, families look forward to lining up on the boardwalk for this annual event. Before settling in to watch the fireworks show, you can also enjoy the rides at Wonderland Pier or Castaway Cove and have some delicious funnel cake.
Cost: Free
Ocean City Boardwalk, Fifth and Fourteenth Street, Ocean City, NJ 08226

Sea Isle City Fireworks
July 4 at 9 PM

Launching from an ocean barge near 50th Street Beach, the Sea Isle Independence Day Fireworks Show will not disappoint–catch the show while making yourself comfy with chairs and blankets on the beach.
Cost: Free
50th Street Beach, Sea Isle City, 08243

Wildwoods Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular 
July 4 at 10 PM

Set up your blankets and chairs on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue or anywhere along the Wildwoods Boardwalk, and enjoy this special holiday fireworks extravaganza. Fireworks will be launched on Pine Avenue and will be visible from the boardwalk.
Cost: Free
Pine AvenueWildwood, NJ 08260

Cumberland County

Millville 4th July Fireworks
July 4 at 9 PM
The City of Millville is hosting a unique 4th of July fireworks in New Jersey, so pack up your chairs and blankets and get ready for a spectacular night. The rain date is July 5 at 9 PM.
Cost: Free
Union Lake Park – Sharp Street and Columbia Avenue, Millville, NJ 08332

Fireworks in Vineland
July 4 at 9 PM
Vineland will continue its tradition of celebrating Independence Day. The rain date will be July 5.
Cost: Free
Vineland High School Complex – Chestnut Avenue and Brewster Road, Vineland, NJ 08361

Essex County

Cedar Grove Annual Fireworks Display
June 30 at 7 PM

Enjoy a spectacular firework show in Cedar Grove. Be sure to get there early so you can get a good parking spot, and don’t miss a live DJ, Balloon Artist, and crafts with the Cedar Grove Library staff. The rain date is July 1.
Cost: Free
Panther Park – 118 W. Bradford Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

West Orange Fireworks
July 4 at 9 PM

West Orange High School will host the West Orange fireworks in 2022. Enjoy a day filled with food trucks, a DJ, a Kids Zone, and more, topped off with a beautiful fireworks display.
Cost: Free
West Orange High School – 51 Conforti Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052

Gloucester County

Washington Township Fireworks
July 4 at 9 PM
Visitors can start coming in at 6:30 PM to Washington Township High School, and fireworks begin at dark.
Cost: Free
Washington Township High School – 529 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road #2831, Sewell, NJ 08080 

Hudson County

Jersey City’s 50 Star Fire Show
July 4 at 9:30 PM

Celebrate our nation’s liberty with a gorgeous fireworks display on Jersey City’s waterfront that rounds out a huge free family event with Fireworks by Grucci. Grucci, also known as the Guinness World Record holder for the “Largest Fireworks Display” ever recorded, will transform the night sky on the 4th. Stay tuned for a map of locations.
Cost: Free
Exchange Place at Montgomery and Hudson, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Ocean County

Beachwood WOBM Fireworks
July 4 at dusk

Come by boat, car, or foot—the Beachwood Fireworks will take place over the Toms River. The radio station WOBM will be broadcasting on-site, and various events will happen on the beach.
Cost: Free
Clubhouse Road, Beachwood, NJ 08722

Jenkinson’s Fourth of July
July 4 at dusk

Weather and wind permitting, fireworks will burst into the air at the Jenkinson’s Boardwalk. Don’t miss the amusement park, games, and food on the boardwalk while you are there.
Cost: Free
300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Seaside Heights Fireworks
July 4 at 9:30 PM
Spend the day on the boardwalk and the night at the Fourth of July fireworks spectacular. The show can be seen anywhere on the boardwalk.
Cost: Free
Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Mercer County

Independence Day Concert and Fireworks in Hamilton Township
July 1 at 9:30 PM

Gather in Veteran’s Park at 6 PM for a giant fireworks display, and don’t miss the live music before the show. The rain date is July 2.
Cost: Free
Veteran’s Park – 2206 Kuser Road, Hamilton Township, NJ 08690

Middlesex County

Woodbridge Township Annual Independence Day Fireworks
July 1, gates open at 4 PM
Watch these fireworks in NJ under the stars and be ready to dance to live music from AM Gold. Fireworks will be simulcast on 107.9 WOLD.
Cost: Free
Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park – Port Reading Ave., Sewaren, NJ 07077

Monmouth County

Long Branch 30th Annual Oceanfest
July 4 at 9 PM
Since 1990, hundreds of thousands have flocked to Long Branch’s oceanfront promenade for Oceanfest—an all-day, family-friendly festival that brings together the most memorable sights, sounds, and sensations of the summer season. Cap off the day with the fireworks display at dusk.
Cost: Free
1 Ocean Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740

Morris County

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
July 1 at 9 PM

Presented by the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, you’ll want to check out this display of 4th of July fireworks in New Jersey that go off lakeside and can be seen by boat or on land. The rain date is July 9.
Cost: Free
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club – 75 N. Bertrand Road, Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

Passaic County

July 4th Celebrations
July 4, gates open at 6:30 PM
Montclair celebrates the 4th with games, live music, and activities before the fireworks display that will delight the whole fam. Don’t miss the 69th annual Independence Day Parade beforehand, and then head to Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University to ooh and ahh as the fireworks pop above. There is no rain date.
Cost: $5 per person, under five free
8 Yogi Berra Drive, Little Falls, NJ 07424

Salem County

Pilesgrove Fireworks
July 3 at 9:30 PM

The Four Seasons Family Campground will host a patriotic evening on Kildeer Lake. Find a great spot and get ready to see the sky light up.
Cost: Reservations recommended 
158 Woodstown-Daretown Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Sussex County

Sussex County Miners Post Game Fireworks
July 3, after the game

You’ll be striking out if you take the family to a Miners game and miss out on the fireworks. This is the biggest fireworks show of the season—the 4th of July show is Hometown Heros night, too (it sounds like a home run to us).
Cost: Fireworks show included in-game admission
Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ 07822

Union County

Summit’s 74th Annual Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 at 9:15 PM

Celebrate an annual celebration with a Children’s decorated bike parade and fireworks display. Food trucks, live music, and carnival rides will also be available.
Cost: Firework show is free; other activities may have a fee
Soldier’s Memorial Field – 5 Myrtle Ave., Summit, NJ 07901 

Where will you be seeing the 4th of July Fireworks in New Jersey this year? Let us know!

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