The Best Central Jersey Fireworks Displays

2018 Year Round Fireworks at festivals, concerts and events

Central Jersey Fireworks

Year round Central Jersey Fireworks displays cover a range of awesome displays and rank amongst the best in the world.

While 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 baseball game.

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
Lakewood, NJ
732 901-7000

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)

Trenton Thunder
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
(609) 397-0055
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.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk - 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

Summerfest 2018
Windward Beach Park
265 Princeton Avenue
Brick Township, NJ
Admission Free
The SummerFest Concert and Family Fun Series will feature great concerts, drive-in movies, fireworks, food trucks and more!
Scheduled Events:
Jessie's Girl, 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
Return trips from Windward Beach begin at 9pm and continue until all guests are returned to their vehicles.

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)
Main Beach
Manasquan, NJ
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)
Denny Stadium
Montgomery Street & Johnson Place
South River, NJ
732- 254-4412
Facebook Page
Admission is Free.
This family event features, live music, food, and fireworks at 8:30pm

Hunterdon County 4H and Agricultural Fair
Wednesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 26, 2018
Hunterdon County Fairgrounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ
Admission is Free
This event features many popular 4-H county fair farm activities along with live music, fun games, thrilling carnival rides, delicious food and the always popular fireworks extravaganza on Friday @9pm.

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
(732) 222-7000
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
Pier Village
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
Veterans Park
489 Forest Hills Parkway
Bayville, NJ
Free event
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
Community Park
Route 130,
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.

OktoberFest with Food Trucks & Fire Pits!
Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st, 2018
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Rd
New Egypt, New Jersey
Website & Tickets
Cost: $8 per person Saturday or Sunday on-line. $10 at the gate. Guests under 210are free, children are welcome!
Admission includes: Parking, shuttle service to and from the event, Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass, entrance to the vent featuring live entertainment, country line dance area, vineyard tours, and of course the Food Trucks! There will also be kids activities including our huge playground, bounce house, face painting, and Fireworks Saturday Night!!

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