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Best New Jersey July 4 fireworks and Independence Day Celebrations

July 4th Fireworks

Your Guide to Best 2024 New Jersey July 4 fireworks
and Independence Day Celebrations:
Features NJ shows, parades, festivals, and more.


This year, Independence Day falls on Thursday, July 4, 2024

In New Jersey, July 4th Independence Day fireworks displays are a sight to behold.

July 4th fireworks celebrations are renowned for their grandeur and patriotic spirit, attracting crowds from all over the state. These displays illuminate the night sky with dazzling colors and choreographed patterns, creating a memorable experience for all attendees.

New Jersey's July 4 fireworks are typically launched off a Jersey Shore beach, a community park, or at an outdoor stadium venue.

These fireworks displays are recognized among the best globally and are enjoyed by both visitors and residents alike.


Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.

2024 North Jersey July 4th Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

Listed by earliest date:

Bloomingdale Fireworks
Friday, June 21st, 2024
Walter T. Bergen Middle School
Bloomingdale, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Fireworks at dusk
Fun games and rides for all starting at 6 pm.

Kenilworth Fireworks Celebration
Sunday, June 23, 2024; Beginning @ 7pm
Brearley field and front parking lot
Kenilworth, NJ
Features entertainment, games, food trucks, and fireworks at dusk.

Montville Independence Day Celebration
June 26, 27, 28, 2024: 5pm - 9:30pm
Montville Township High School
100 Horseneck Road
Montville, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This three day family event features carnival rides, live music, rides, food, eating contests, and a fireworks display
Fireworks will take place on Friday, June 28th, at dusk.

Edgewater Independence Day fireworks
Thursday, June 27th, 2024: Gates open at 6pm to 10pm
Veterans Field
1167 River Road
Edgewater, NJ
Website
This celebration features Live Music, Food Trucks, Kids Activitiesth Fireworks at dusk
Bring a chair or blanket, to enjoy the events of the evening.

Fairlawn July 4 Celebration W/Fireworks
Thursday, June 27, 2024; 6:45 - 9:30pm (Rain date: July 1)
Memorial Park
Berdan Avenue and 1st Street
Visit their site to learn more
Bring your family, friends, blankets or lawn chairs. Gates open at 6:45 p.m.
Early arrivals will be treated to a concert by "The Time Machine". For your convenience, pleasure and enjoyment, vendors will be on location to sell refreshments.
Fireworks commencing between 9:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
Friday, June 28th, 2024 (rain date June 29th)
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
75 North Bertrand Road
Mount Arlington, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Fireworks at dusk

Verona Fireworks
Friday, June 28th, 2024 (rain date July 5th)
Liberty Field
Verona, NJ 07044
Website
DJ begins @ 7pm, Fireworks at Dusk.

Morris Plains Family Day & Fireworks
Saturday, June 29, 2024 (rain date June 30th)
Morris Plains Community Park
51 Jim Fear Dr.
Morris Plains
Website
Family Day festivities start at 5 p.m.  The Independence Day fireworks show begins at 9:30 pm

Rutherford Fireworks
Saturday, June 29, 2024; 7pm - 9:30pm
Memorial Park
Darwin Ave.
Rutherford, NJ
Website
Festivities begin around 7pm. Fireworks at dusk.

Scotch Plains Fireworks
Saturday, June 29, 2024; 7pm - 9:30pm (rain date June 30)
Scotch Hills/Shady Rest Country Club
820 Jerusalem Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ
Website
This event festures kids activities, entertainment, and fireworks at dusk.

Paramus Pre 4th of July Fireworks & Food Truck & Music Fest
Sunday, June 30; 2024; 12pm - dusk
Westfield Garden State Plaza
Back lot across from Lord & Taylors & next to Gennarelli Sports Plex
Paramus, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This event will feature live music entertainment by Raphael Valentino iHeartRadio/KTU, food vendors and the grand finale
Fireworks display.

Cedar Grove Fireworks
Thursday, July 1, 2024; Gates open @7pm (Rain Date: Friday, July 2)
Panther Park Field
118 W Bradford Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This event features entertainment & fun activities, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Hanover Township Patriotic Celebrationظُ 
Monday, July 1, 2024; Rain Date: July 2, 2024
Hanover Township Municipal Complex
1000 Route 10
Whippany, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This event features Live Music by The Heart of Gold, Food Trucks, Face Painting, Balloon Artist , Games Fireworks, and more.

Mendham Township Fireworks
Monday, July 1, 2024: Gates open @6:30pm
Mosle Field
Mendham Township, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
When the gates open, music and activities are planned up to 10 p.m., with the grand finale fireworks show after dark on the football field.
All attendees will be seated on the football field.

Secaucus Fireworks
Monday, July 1, 2024; 6pm - 9:30pm
Secaucus Swim Club
Secaucus, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
The celebration begins at 6 p.m. at the Secaucus Swim Club. Live music will be provided by the band Streetlife Serenade with Food & Entertainment & Fireworks at dusk.
Secaucus residents and their guests only.

Lyndhurst Fireworks
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024; 6pm - 9:30pm
Lyndhurst Community Center/Little league Field
255 Riverside Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ
Website
This event features food truck vendors, patriotic exercises, and the "Gala Fireworks Display" following at dusk

Blairstown Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
North Warren Regional High School
Blairstown, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
The show will start around 9:00 PM.
Parking near the school entrance is available at the library on Lambert Road.

Dover 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024: 6pm - 9:30pm (rain date July 5th)
Hamilton Field
Between E. McFarlan & Perry Streets
Dover, NJ
Website
This event features the live music, food, and fireworks at dusk.
Seating available on the bleachers & track.

New Providence Downtown Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
South St.
New Providence, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
The fireworks will be launched near South Street beginning at 9:30 pm and should be visible from most locations within the borough. So grab your lawn chair and settle into your favorite viewing spot around town!

Oradell July 4th Celebration
Wednesday, July 3, 2024; 6:30pm - 9;30pm
Memorial Field
343 Prospect Ave.
Oradell, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This event features DJ music, food trucks, and fireworks at dusk

State Fair Meadowlands
Monday July 3rd, & Tuesday, July 4th, 2024
State Fair Meadowlands
1 MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Visit their site to learn more
The State Fair in the Meadowlands features fantastic family entertainment with over 100 rides, free shows, 50 food options, and awesome fireworks displays on Monday July 3rd, & Tuesday, July 4th.

Bridgewater/Somerset County Independence Day Family Festival
Thursday, July 4, 2024: 6pm - 11pm
North Branch Park
355 Milltown Rd
Bridgewater, NJ
Website
This celebration features music perforances by Garden State Grooves, food trucks, and fireworks at dusk.

Florham Park July 4th Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2024; 9am - 9:30pm
Emmett Field
Florham Park, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This is a full day celebration beginning at 9:00 AM - Flag Raising Ceremony at Firehouse #1 on Brooklake Road. After the dedication ceremony, the annual town parade will begin. Following the parade,events will take place at the Boro Complex at 111 Ridgedale Avenue for rides, food, games, and social garden! In the evening, the fireworks celebration will begin at dusk at the Recreation Center fields.

Hackensack 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Thursday, July 4. 2024; 4pm - 9:30pm
Foschini Park
278 River St.
Hackensack, NJ
Website
This event features food trucks, family games, beergarden, live music by the Infernos, and fireworks at dusk.

Livingston July 4th Community Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2024: 9 am - 9:30PM
Memorial Oval
Robert Harp Drive
Livingston, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This family fun day features a car show, food trucks, games, and shows all day, with a beer garden featuring live bands in the afternoon. At 7:30 p.m., the excitement moves to a main stage performance on the Oval, followed by the fireworks spectacular.

Macy's 4th July Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2024: 9:25PM
Launched in the Hudson River
Viewable for miles from the Northern New Jersey Hudson River Skyline
Visit their site to learn more
The best in the nation, the annual Macy's 4th july fireworks offer an inspiring spectacle of patriotic color, light, and sound.

Independance Day in Millburn-Short Hills
Thursday, July 4, 2024; 9am - 9:30pm
Millburn High School
462 Millburn Ave
Millburn, NJ
Website
This event features a morning and evening program, beginning @ 9:00 AM Flag Raising in Taylor Park with the local Boy Scouts and dignitaries, followed by the Annual Patriot Award Ceremony.
@ 10am fun activities for all ages
The evening program begins @ 7:30 PM at The Millburn HS Football Field with DJ Entertainment, Food & Ice Cream Trucks, and the grand finale fireworks at dusk.

Jersey City July 4th Fireworks Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2024; 12pm to 10pm
Exchange Place Path Plaza
Jersey City, NJ
Website
This fun filled family event features a day at the waterfront with local eats, shopping, live entertainment, and Fireworks.
The evening will be capped by a spectacular fireworks display by the world-famous Fireworks by Grucci. Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm and will be viewable along the Hudson River Walkway, parts of the Heights, and the north portion of Liberty State Park. The fireworks barge will be positioned off 2nd st.

Norwood Fireworks
Thursday, July 4. 2024
Kennedy Field
453 Broadway
Norwood, NJ
Website
Fireworks at dusk

Parsippany Fourth of July "Big Rockshow" Concert & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2024; 5pm - 9:30pm
Parsippany Hills High School
20 Rita Dr.
Parsippany, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This holiday celebration will feature a live concert with top rock bands, followed by a fireworks display.

Ridgewood Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2024; 6pm - 9:30pm
Veterans Field
131 N. Maple A
Ridgewood, NJ
Website/Tickets
Cost $12 ( Children Under 5 years old - Free)
Gates open at 6 p.m. with Music, food trucks, and fireworks by Gucci at dusk.

Springfield July 4th Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2024; 5pm - 9:30pm
Meisel Ave Park
278 Meisel Ave
Springfield, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Admission free
The family friendly celebration begins at 5 pm, ending with the fireworks after dark.
Activites include a DJ at 5pm, Inflatables, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, and Food Trucks, and a Live Music concert at 7:00pm

Summit 4th of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2024; Noon - 10pm
Soldiers Memorial Field
5 Myrtle Ave
Summit, NJ
Website 
Free Admission
The events feature a full day of activities including amusement rides, live entertainment, childrens activities, food trucks, a spectacular fireworks at dusk, and more. Evening entertainment will feature Daddy Pop on the main stage. Carnival rides and children's entertainment, bands and vendor displays.
The Fireworks Display starts at 9:15 PM over Memorial Field. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

Clifton Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 6th, 2024: begining@ 4pm (Raindate: July 7)
Clifton Stadium
350 Piaget Avenue
Clifton, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Cost: $3.50, $5 at the door
Celebration features live entertainment, kids activities, carnival rides, food trucks, and more with Fireworks at dusk

Maywood Fireworks
Saturday, July 6th, 2024; 6:30pm - 9:30pm (rain date July 7th)
Memorial Park
Grant Ave.
Maywood, NJ
Website
This event features live music and fireworks at dusk.

Meadowlands Fireworks & Fan Appreciation Night
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
It is Fan Appreciation Night at the Meadowlands Racetrack! Enjoy the free fireworks display following the races.

Ramsey's Independence Day Fireworks and Celebration
Saturday, July 6, 2024: 6pm - 10:30pm
Finch Park
315 Island Rd
Ramsey, NJ 
Website
Features music by Mushmouth, Fireworks at dusk

Randolph Township Freedom Festival
Saturday, July 13, 2024; 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m
County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ
Website
Parking Fee $5
This evenings activities are part of the three day Freedom Festival that runs from Thursday, July 11 until Saturday July 13, 2024.
The Saturday evenings activities include rides, games, food trucks, DJ, free family entertainment, and vendors with the fireworks show at 9:45 pm.

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