4th of July Fireworks in New Jersey: Where To See Them In 2023


Woohoo, mamas—it’s time for the 4th of July fireworks in New Jersey, and there are so many shows to choose from. For the 4th of July 2023, NJ’s best fireworks displays will happen over the long weekend for multiple nights of dazzling, bursting displays sparking up the sky. Read on for where to find a show near you—and with weather always a factor, check before you go to ensure the show isn’t 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 2023

Atlantic County

Atlantic City 4th of July Fireworks in New Jersey Shows
June 30 and July 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 two free shows are viewable from places along the beach and casino district. Catch the North Beach on June 30 at 9:30 PM. Tropicana will offer a fireworks spectacular at 10 PM on July 4 and will continue to have fireworks every Saturday until September 3.
Cost: Parking costs
North Beach, North Beach boardwalk area, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Tropicana – 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Margate July 4 Fireworks Extravaganza
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 2 at 4:30 PM
At night, cuddle up to watch the spectacular fireworks show, and on July 4, they will have a parade at 9:30 AM.
Cost: Free
W. Jockish Square, 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
1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Burlington County

Medford Fireworks 
July 3 at 6 PM
It’s time for Medford’s Independence Day celebration with a fireworks display.
Cost: Free
Freedom Park, 86 Union Street, Medford, NJ 08055

Camden County

Freedom Festival and Fireworks
July 4, the event starts at 5 PM
Celebrate the 4th at the Camden Waterfront and see UB40, the Tri-County Symphonic Band, Tara Hendricks, and a salute to America and our veterans. Then top it all off with a fireworks show over the Delaware.
Cost: Free
Wiggins Waterfront Park & Marina, Riverside Drive, and Martin Luther King Blvd. Camden, NJ 08102

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 7:45 PM. And FYI—Knight Park will have no parking on the 4th.
Cost: Free
401 Knight Park House, Oaklyn, NJ 08107

Battleship New Jersey Independence Day Fireworks
July 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 beverages are allowed aboard the ship.
Cost: $10 or $100 donation per permission 
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 Community Hall at 7 PM and enjoy fireworks at dusk.
Cost: Free
Beachfront, Avalon, NJ 08202

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 enjoy the rides or watch the kite flying competition at 7 PM, followed by entertainment on the beach next to the Music Pier.
Cost: Free
Ocean City Boardwalk, 9th Street Beach, Ocean City, NJ 08226

Sea Isle City Fireworks
July 4 at 9:15 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

Stone Harbor Fireworks
July 4 at 9 PM
Watch the Independence Day fireworks from any beachfront in Stone Harbor.
Cost: Free
Beachfront, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247

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 launch on Pine Avenue and be visible from the boardwalk.
Cost: Free
Pine AvenueWildwood, NJ 08260

Cumberland County

Cumberland County Fair
July 4-8
It’s New Jersey’s oldest county fair. Enjoy amusement rides, games, Demolition Derby, livestock exhibits, pie-eating contests, and a fireworks display on July 4. 
Cost: $5 and 5 and under and 65 and older are free
3001 Carmel Road, Millville, New Jersey 08332 

Essex County

Cedar Grove Annual Fireworks Display
June 29 at 7 PM

Enjoy a spectacular firework show in Cedar Grove. Be sure to get there early to get a good parking spot, and don’t miss a live DJ, food, and other refreshments. The rain date is June 30.
Cost: Free
Panther Park – 118 W. Bradford Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Gloucester County

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

Hudson County

City of Jersey City 4th of July
July 4 at 9:30 PM
A street festival, vendors curated by Jersey City Night Market, and a free bike check with Bike JC will all be at the Jersey City 4th of July. Then at night, you won’t want to miss the world-famous Grucci fireworks on the Hudson. Cost: Free
Montgomery Street, Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Ocean County

Bay Village July 4th Fireworks
July 4 at 9:30 PM
Come to Taylor Avenue to see fireworks light up the sky on Long Beach Island. The rain date is July 5.
Cost: Free
Taylor Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Jersey Shore BlueClaws Fourth of July Game and Fireworks
July 4, Game starts at 7:05 PM
Take in a baseball game and then stay for the most Clawsome Fireworks show of the year. You can order a patriotic hat and tee for the event too.
Cost: $20 and up
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Jenkinson’s Thursday Fireworks
Thursdays starting June 22 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

Coca-Cola 4th of July Fest Great Adventure
July 2-4
It’s a three-day party with rides, music, and discounted tickets at Great Adventure, capped off by a nightly fireworks display.
Cost: Price of admission ticket
1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ 08527

Mercer County

Independence Day Concert and Fireworks in Hamilton Township
June 30 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 1.
Cost: Free
Veteran’s Park – 2206 Kuser Road, Hamilton Township, NJ 08690

Middlesex County

Woodbridge Township Annual Independence Day Fireworks
July 3, gates open at 4 PM
Watch these fireworks in NJ under the stars and be ready to dance to live music from AM Gold and Blame It On Richie. Fireworks will be simulcast on 95.1 WOLD. Rain date July 5.
Cost: Free
Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park – Port Reading Ave., Sewaren, NJ 07077

Monmouth County

Aberdeen Fireworks 
July 1 at 9 PM
There will be live music and fun for the whole family in Veterans Memorial Park. Festivities begin at 5 PM.
Cost: Free
Ocean Boulevard and Lakeshore Drive, Keyport, NJ 07735

Asbury Park Fireworks
July 3 
Celebrate the Fourth of July in Asbury Park. The rain date will be July 7.
Cost: Free
Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Bell Works Fire Display
June 28 at 5 PM

Park in the purple and blue lots to see the fireworks light up the night in the yellow and red lots. Fireworks are expected to start at 9:15 AM. The rain date is June 29.
Cost: Free
101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733 

Belmar Independence Day Show
June 30 at 8:30 PM
Come to Belmar for a free concert, a computerized light show, and fireworks to finish off the night. The best viewing position is Silver Lake Park on the grass in front of Taylor Pavilion, 
Cost: Free, donations accepted
Silver Lake Park, 410 7th Ave., Belmar, NJ 07719

Bradley Beach Fireworks
July 3 at dusk
Head to the beachfront at dusk to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks.
Cost: Free
Beachfront, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Colts Neck Fireworks at Bucks Mill Park
July 3 at 6 PM
Food, snacks, and fun activities will be available to the public. This event is presented by the Colts Neck Business Association. 
Cost: Free 
Bucks Hill Recreation Area, Bucks Mill Road, Colts Neck, NJ 07722

Long Branch 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

Manasquan Fourth of July Celebration
July 2 at 7:30 PM
Come down to the shore, listen to a concert, and then enjoy the fireworks at night.
Cost: Free
Main Beach, Manasquan, NJ 08736

Morris County

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
June 30 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 8.
Cost: Free
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club – 75 N. Bertrand Road, Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

Sussex County

Sussex County Miners Post Game Fireworks
July 4, after the game

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

Union County

Summit’s 76th 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: The firework show is free; other activities may have a fee
Soldier’s Memorial Field – 5 Myrtle Ave., Summit, NJ 07901 

Warren County

Blairstown Rotary Fireworks
July 3 at 9 PM
Head to the North Warren Regional High School to celebrate with fireworks on the athletic field. 
Cost: Free
North Warren Regional High School, 10 Noe Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825

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