The best July 4 South Jersey celebrations for this Independence Day holiday features events with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, baseball games, as well private family and friends parties.
'Celebrate America' Weekend
Friday, July 1 - Monday, July 4, 2016
On the beach
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This weekend family event features top musical artists, a BBQ, complimentary food samples, family friendly activities, a beer garden, food vendors, games, water spray stations, veterans and troops appreciation activities, fireworks, and a performance by country music star Tim McGraw. The schedule includes:
Friday, July 1 -
Beach Bacon Fest at 3 p.m. Including a beer garden, a bourbon tasting, and local live music. Tickets are $45 or $25 for children under 12. Free fireworks at 10pm visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods
Saturday, July 2 -
The Philly POPS return to Wildwood with their Salute Series performance. Tickets are $25.
Sunday, July 3 -
Beach Battle of the Bands at 7 p.m. Area bars will each feature four bands battling it out, and 10 finalist bands will be chosen to compete on the beach during the Beach Battle of the Bands. The winner will perform before the big concert on July 4! Tickets are $25.
Monday July 4 -
The weekend picks up the pace on the beach at Lincoln Avenue. starting at 2 p.m. with opening acts Hunter Hayes and Maggie Rose. Headliner Tim McGraw will perform at 8 p.m. The grand finale is a free fireworks display honoring our troops at 10 p.m visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods .
Saturday, July 2, 2016; fireworks @ dusk
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
62 Battleship Place
Experience the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River, a delicious dinner on the fantail, open bar, entertainment and more! There will be a firing of the Battleship guns after the finale, and you can bid to pull the trigger!
Tickets are a $175 donation. For more information or to purchase your tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
Avalon July 4th Symphony Concert & Fireworks
Sunday, July 3, 2016; 7pm -10pm
30th Street beach
Avalon Community Hall doors open @ 6:30pm
Free event - Open to the public
The festivities begin @7pm with the Bay Atlantic Symphony performing a free, patriotic concert inside Avalon Community Hall. Concert seating is on a first come, first served basis. Immediately following the concert there will be an awesome fireworks display will be launched from a barge off the 30th Street beach.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Haddonfield High School Field
401 Kings Highway, East, between Sylvan Lake Avenue and Hopkins Lane.
Gates open at 6pm. The fireworks display @ dusk will be held at the Camden County Park system behind the High School Stadium.
Independence Day Fireworks Festival
Sunday, July 3, 2016; 5pm - 9pm;
1090 Route 206
Shamong, NJ 08088
This family celebration features live music, children's activities, wine tastings, food vendors with the grand finale the Fireworks display at dusk. All ticket sales are at the gate the day of the event. Admission: Adults $15, Children $10.00
Lakehurst Independence Day Celebration
July 3, 4, 2016
Lakehurst Elementary School
301 Union Ave.
This two day celebration begins with the Fireworks show at dusk on Friday, July 3rd at Lakehurst Elementary School The rain date for fireworks is July 9, 2016
On July 4th the events will start with Car show at 9am at Lakehurst Elementary School from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The Parade will begin @ 11am down Union Avenue
Mount Holly's Independence Day Celebration:
Friday July 3, 2016; 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Iron Works Park
Mt Holly, NJ
4:00 9:00pm – Event Starts
This aanual family event features live music from 5 to 9 p.m. with Dayna Fisher performing right before the start of the fireworks at dusk. There will be plenty of childrens activities (rides, bounces, slides and more) a glow-in-the-dark hula hoop presentation, more than 25 different food vendors from around the region, and a Beer tent for attendees 21 and older.
Washington Township Fireworks
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Washington Township High School
529 Hurfville - Cross Keys Road
Fireworks show at 9 pm
Atlantic City 4th Of July Celebration
Monday, July 4th, 2016, at dusk
Atlantic City Boardwalk and Marina District
Atlantic City, NJ
The Atlantic City Fireworks spectacular is the largest in New Jersey and one of the top five fireworks shows in the country.two ocean barges and one marina platform to fill the island’s entire sky. More than 250,000 people are expected to take in the display along the Boardwalk or at one of the many of the viewing events on the steel pier, at a casino resort and beach bar party.
Atlantic City Fireworks Cruise
July 4, 2016; 8pm - 10pm
Atlantic City Cruises
Departs from Historic Gardner's Basin
800 N. New Hampshire Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ
Sit back and relax as you cruise the calm waters through the marinas and back bays of Atlantic City. Guests will get to enjoy unobstructed views of the fireworks as they display over the Atlantic City Skyline while listening to background DJ music. A cash bar is available for drinks.
Cape May Fireworks
Monday, July 4, 2016; 9:15 pm
Bring a blanket and chair and enjoy the Cape May City fireworks display along the beach front. Fireworks launch from an offshore barge.
Visible from the beach with best view near the Congress Hall Hotel.
Colliingswood July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2016, Gates open at 6:30pm, Fireworks @ dusk
High School Stadium
424 Collings Ave
This Independence Day celebration features live entertainment & fireworks. The Party Wave Band will take the stage prior the the fireworks The band, an energetic group from the Philadelphia area will entertain the crowd with popular music and play patriotic tunes during the fireworks. Admission is free. Gates open at 6:30 pm; Show starts at 8 pm.
Fireworks at the high school stadium @ 424 Collings Ave.
Evesham July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016 : from 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cherokee High School
Evesham plans a full day of fun events that feature a 5K run, a kid's bike parade, a 4th of July Parade, paratroopers and fireworks.
The day begins with the Marlton Mayor's Cup Run starting at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Bike Parade for kids. up to grade 5 and parents pushing babies in strollers and wagons.
The July 4th parade starts at 12:30 PM proceeding along Main Street from Maple Avenue to Bettlewood Road. The evening celebration will be held at Cherokee High School in Marlton, beginning at 7:45 p.m. with the grand finale, the fireworks at 9:30 pm
Long Beach Island Fireworks
Monday, July 4, 2016; 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On the Bay - 9th & Bay Avenue,
Beach Haven, NJ
This celebration is the only fireworks display on July 4th in Long Beach Island. Fireworks at dusk.
Margate Fireworks & BBQ
Monday, July 4, 2016; at dusk
Between Granville & Huntington Avenues
Fireworks can be viewed from any where on Margate beach.
BBQs permitted on all Margate beaches, today only
Ocean City, NJ Fourth of July Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016; 10am - dusk
Beach at 9th Street
Ocean City, NJ
This is a full day celebration of family oriented events culminating with the Kite flying competition at 7pm followed by entertainment and a spectacular boardwalk fireworks display.
Sea Isle City Independence Day Concert & Fireworks
Monday, July 4 2016; 7:30pm to 9:00pm
JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave.
Sea Isle City, NJ
Concert at 7:30 pm features Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band, followed by Fireworks at dusk, launched from a barge off the beach at 50th Street.
Seaside Heights Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4, 2016, @dusk
Fireworks are viewable from any spot on the Boardwalk, weather permitting.
Stone Harbor 4th of July Celebration
Mondday, July 4, 2016; 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Stone Harbor Recreation Field
100 Second Ave & 81st St
Stone Harbor, NJ
The days events begin @ 9am with foot and bike races, a home run derby and other fun events
At 6:00pm there will be live music with the grand finale Fireworks display at dusk.
Wildwood, NJ - 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
July 4, 2016
On the Beach at Pine Avenue,
The fireworks display takes place @ 10 PM. While the fireworks are visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods, the best viewing area is on the beach at Pine Avenue