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Fireworks Celebrations

July 4th Fireworks

Your Guide to the July 4 South Jersey Fireworks, Parades, Events, and Festivals

This year, Independence Day falls on Saturday, July 4, 2020

Independence Day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, PA. on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

This is a Federal holiday in the United Sates and is celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, baseball games, along with many other private family and friends events.

Currently, Fireworks displays at public and private beaches, boardwalks, and lake shores are permitted.

While most New Jersey towns have opted to cancel this year's fireworks, under these recent changed orders, many towns are expected to reconsider having fireworks shows. Public gatherings are limited to 500 people.

With fireworks events under constant evaluation, restrictions may change and require cancellations or changes of dates, times and locations. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you check with 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 events.

2020, July 4 South Jersey Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

(Listed by earliest date)

Cape May Olde Fashioned Fourth Celebrations
Saturday, July 4, 2020
At 10am -The days celebration begins with the Star Spangled Sand Sculpture Contest from 10 am to 2 pm, on the beach behind Convention Hall. The theme is "A Patriotic Day at the Beach". Judging will take place in three categories: Family Groups (All Ages), Individual Adult (Ages 13 & up), and Individual Child (Ages 12 & under).
At 6:30pm - there will be Free Live Music in Rotary Park, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
At 7:30 pm, join in the citywide bell ringing. Church bells will ring for approximately 30 seconds to celebrate our nation's birthday. If you have a bell, feel free to join in from your porch or wherever you may be. If you don't have a bell, download a bell ringing app on your smart phone to participate. Or just grab some pots and pans from your kitchen to help let freedom ring all over Cape May.
At 7:45 pm, Immediately following the Bell Ring, there will be Patriotic Flyover featuring WWII Planes. Turn your attention to the skies for a patriotic flyover. Featuring two WWII SNJ Advanced Trainer Aircraft, the flight path will cover the beach from the Coast Guard base to Cape May Point, and will also include parts of North Cape May. This spectacular flyover will be visible from anywhere in Cape May City so have your camera ready!

Hammonton Fireworks Display
July 4, 2020, at dusk (Rain date July 5th)
Hammonton High School
566 Old Forks Road
Hammonton, NJ

Lower Township Independence Day Celebration
Friday, July 3, 2020; @ 9pm
On the Bayfront of North Cape May
Between Lincoln Boulevard and Emerson Ave.
Lower Township, NJ
Facebook Page
Fireworks will take place, but there will no street festival this year. The event is held along the township's bay front in North Cape May, toward Lincoln Boulevard and Beach Drive

Millville July 4th Fireworks
July 4, 2020; at 9pm; rain date Sunday July 5th
Union Lake Park
located at Sharp Street and Columbia Avenue
Millville, NJ
They are asking everyone to maintain social distance.

Pilesgrove Fireworks at the Cowtown Rodeo.
Saturday, July 4. 2020: Gates open 6 p.m., rodeo begins 7:30 p.m., fireworks begin about 10 p.m
Cowtown Rodeo
GPS Address: 780 Harding Highway
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Rodeo tickets are $25 for ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 3 to 12, for tickets.

Vineland July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2020; 7pm - 9:30pm (rain date july 5th )
Fireworks at 9pm at Vineland High School
Chestnut and Brewster Road
Concert at 7pm at Giampietro Park, located at Lincoln and Landis Avenues,
Vineland, NJ
The Annual City of Vineland 4th of July Concert will be held beginning at 7:00 PM.
This free event will feature a concert with The Rollers and Musically Yours.
The traditional fireworks display will immediately follow the concert at Vineland High School located at Chestnut and Brewster Road. Please practice appropriate social distancing and wear at face covering at both events. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made if requested in advance by contacting the Business Administrators office at 794-4000.

Wildwood Independence Day Family Parade
July 4, 2020; 9am
Wildwood, NJ
Parade begins at 9 a.m. at 9th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds north to 1st and Surf Avenues. No rain date. Prizes awarded for the best decorated bikes in red, white and blue theme.

This Years Postponed South Jersey July 4th Celebrations

Middle Township Independence Day Celebration (postponed)
Postponed to Friday, September 4, 2020. from July 4, 2020; Fireworks at dusk
Clarence Davies Sports Complex
626 Goshen Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ
This years event will be fireworks only. Social distancing measures will be in place, and the gates will open an hour before the start time, according to the post. The fireworks will also be live-streamed on the township's Facebook page at

Bordentown Independence Day Fireworks & Celebration

Postponed to Saturday, September 5, 2020; 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Rain date September 6th)
Joseph Lawrence Park
Ward Ave. Bordentown, NJ
Free Admission This event features a Kids Corner, Local Food Vendors, DJ, 50/50, Free Giveaways, and firworks at dusk.

Margate Annual july 4th Fireworks @ Funfest
Postponed to Saturday, September 26, 2020.
Between Granville & Huntington Avenues
Margate, NJ
Fireworks can be viewed from any where on Margate beach.

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