The Best Central Jersey Fireworks Displays
2018 Year Round Fireworks at festivals, concerts and events
Year round Central Jersey Fireworks displays cover a range of awesome displays and rank amongst the best in the world.
pyrotechnic displays are often associated with Independence Day - July
4th celebrations, and New Years Eve, many of the fireworks displays
accompany a popular event to either kick it off, such as the beginning
of the New Year, or as a finale such as a festival or a minor league
Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's event
2018 Multi-date Central Jersey Fireworks Events
Lakewood Blue Claws
First Energy Park
2 Stadium Way
2018 Post-game Fireworks Nights at the Ball park
April: 13 (Season Kickoff), 27 (Stranger Things Night) May: 11 (Jurassic Ballpark Night) June: 1 (Comic-Con Night), 2 (Battle of the Badges Night), 15 (BlueClaws Christmas Vacation Night), 16 (Grateful Dead Night), 29 (Star Wars Night), 30 (Parrot Head Party) July: 3 (Patriotic Extravaganza, biggest show of the season), 13 (Harry Potter Night), 14 (Country Night), 27 (Italian Heritage Night), 28 (BruceClaws Night) August: 3 (Seven Kingdoms Night), 4 (Irish Heritage Night), 17 (Pork Rolls Night), 18 (Beatles Night), 31 (Augtoberfest Night) September: 2 (Final Show of Season)
Arm & Hammer Park
One Thunder Road
Trenton, NJ 08611
Post-game Fireworks Nights at the Ball park
May 3, 5, 17, 19, 30, 31, June 7, 9, 16, 21, 30, July 3, 12, 14, 26, 28, August 9, 17, 18, September 1, 2, 2018
Lambertville First Friday Night Fireworks
Friday, June 1, Friday, July 6, Friday, August 3, and Friday, September 7, 2018@ 9:30pm
Viewed from Downtown Lambertville
The fireworks will coincide with the Chamber's popular "First Fridays" program, featuring special promotions and events from dozens of galleries, boutiques, and restaurants on both sides of the Delaware River.
- Weekly fireworks every Thursday starting at dark!
300 Ocean Ave
Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Fireworks at Dark begin Thursday, June 21, 2018 repeating every Thursday, until August 30, 2018
Seaside Heights Fireworks
Every Wednesday evening @9pm, beginning on Wednesday, July 4th and ending on Wednesday, August 29, 2018
On the oceanfront. Fireworks are viewable from anywhere on The Classic American Boardwalk.
Seaside Heights, NJ
Windward Beach Park
265 Princeton Avenue
Brick Township, NJ
The SummerFest Concert and Family Fun Series will feature great concerts, drive-in movies, fireworks
, food trucks and more!
, July 5, 2018
Saved by the 90's
, July 12, 2018
Garden State Radio
, July 19, 2018
The Amish Outlaws,
July 26, 2018
Complimentary shuttle bus! Shuttle buses run from 5pm until 8pm from the following locations:
BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL – 346 Chambers Bridge Road
DRUM POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 41 Drum Point Road
MIDSTEAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 500 Midstreams Road
Return trips from Windward Beach begin at 9pm and continue until all guests are returned to their vehicles.
June 2018 Central Jersey Fireworks Events
Church of the Immaculate Conception Carnival
June 12 - 16, 2018 (Tuesday- Friday 6-11pm, Saturday 5-11pm )
18 South Street
Live entertainment nightly
Money Wheel, Rides, Nightly Tricky Tray Baskets, Preschool Corner, Games, Nightly Bracelets, Beer Garden
Fireworks will be held on Saturday, June 16th at dusk.
Hopewell Valley Concert & Fireworks
Sunday, June 24, 2018: 7:30 pm
221 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd,
Beginning at 7:30 pm, the 63 rd US Army Band will perform a variety of music prior to the Fireworks Display at dusk. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. The Classic car show opens at 5:30 pm with food vendor(s) on site
"Sounds of Summer" Concert Series
June 27, 2018: beginning at 6 p.m.
489 Forest Hills Parkway
This event will feature local talent Jukebox Legends singing all the great songs of the 50's, 60's & 70's followed by Beginnings- The ultimate Chicago Tribute Band. "Their horn section and vocals will make you feel like you're at an authentic Chicago concert. There will also be a fabulous fireworks display after the show,
14th Annual Freedom Festival
Saturday, June 30, 2018; 3pm - 11:00PM
Mercer County Park
1638 Old Trenton Rd.
West Windsor, NJ
This fun family festival features attractions for the whole family. The highlights include live bands on the outdoor stage, food, carnival rides, a car show, pie eating contests, dog races, and a fireworks display @ dusk
July 2018 Central Jersey Fireworks Events
16th Annual Freedom Fest State Fair
July 11 - 15, 2018
Mercer County Park
1638 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Website & Tickets
(Check for live entertainment line-up)
Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $17.50 and can be purchased on line for $12.50.
This 5 day long family festival is packed with plenty of fun activities. The featured events include Live entertainment by top performers, racing pigs, a magic show, pony & camel rides, a petting farm, horse shows, carnival activities, food vendors, crafts, wine tasting, agricultural exhibits and a fireworks display on Saturday, July 14th (Rain Date Sunday July 15th)
Bring the whole family for a fun experience.
Freehold Township Day
Saturday, July 14, 2018; 4-11pm
Michael J.Tighe Park
65 Georgia Road
A great family fun day with live entertainment, food, classic car show (starts at 2pm) & Fireworks at dusk.
The live entertainment will feature Big Bang Baby, and The Phil Engel Band. In addition kids will enjoy free kids rides and a free teen center with DJ.
Annual Monmouth County Fair
Wednesday - Sunday, July 25 - 29, 2018
East Freehold Park Show grounds
1500 Kozloski Rd
(Check for schedule of events & live entertainment)
Opening night fireworks
, 4-H events, animal shows & exhibits, rides& amusements, free stage entertainment, racing pigs, home & garden competition.
The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Friday - Sunday, July 27, 28, 29, 2018
39 Thor Solberg Road
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Website (Events Schedule & Tickets)
One of the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America. Features twice daily mass ascensions of up to 125 special shape and sport hot air balloons, headlining music concerts, continuous family entertainment, crafters and vendors, food, and a balloon glow. The concerts feature top performersfor each of the three nights.
Fireworks are at dusk on Friday evening
August 2018 Central Jersey Fireworks Events
Middlesex County Fair
Monday, August 6 through Sunday, August 12, 2018
655 Cranbury Rd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Website - Events & Fireworks Schedule
This fun family event features a discovery of the state’s agriculture, enjoy crafts, food, watch competitions, go on rides, listen to live entertainment. With awesome fireworks on Monday and Sunday nights.
Big Sea Day
August 11, 2018 (rain date August 12, 2018)
This family event features a day of games, activities, fishing contest, sand castle contest, a concert from 7:30-9 p.m, followed by a fireworks display
South River End of Summer Festival
Wednesday, August 22, 2018; 6pm - 10pm ( rain date Aug 23rd)
Montgomery Street & Johnson Place
South River, NJ
Admission is Free.
This family event features, live music, food, and fireworks at 8:30pm
Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival
Saturday, August 25, 2018; 12:00 -10:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine)
The Great Lawn on the Long Branch Promenade
Long Branch, NJ
This music festival features a mix of strong national and local musicians performing live Jazz and blues on stage, kids activities, and food vendors with exotic and regional NJ food and crafts and Fireworks.
The lineup of jazz and blues includes seven great bands. Lawn chairs are encouraged, coolers forbidden, sunscreen a must! Fireworks from 9:30 to 9:45 .
The festival is free to the public, dog friendly and all ages are welcome to attend.
Summer 2018 Free Concert Series
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Long Branch, NJ
The concert series will kick off on June 10 with the first Bands By The Beach performance at West End Park when Chuck Lambert hits the stage at 7 p.m.
The last concert on Thursday, August 30th at Festival Plaza in Pier Village will end with a fireworks display!
September 2018 Central Jersey Fireworks Events
Berkeley Township Community Pride Day
Saturday September 8, 2018; 10 am - 10pm
489 Forest Hills Parkway
This annual family event featureslive entertainment, fireworks, games, prizes and fun for the entire family. The day begins @ 10am with rides and inflatable's for the kids. The late afternoon will begin with musical entertainment at 5:30pm with the Symphonics, who perform a variety of music from the 1940's thru today, followed by Eaglemania known for their uncanny ability to sound like the Eagles note by note. After the show, there will have a fabulous fireworks display
October 2018 Central Jersey Fireworks Events
36th Annual North Brunswick Heritage Day
Oct. 6, 2018; 1:00pm - 10:00pm
North Brunswick, NJ
This family event features a celebration of diversity and culture through music, art, food, dancing and more. The kids attractions will include a petting zoos and pony rides. For the adults there will be a beer garden and lawn games to enjoy while listening to live music throughout the day, The day ends with a Fireworks display at dusk.
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