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The Best July 4 South Jersey
Fireworks Celebrations

July 4th Fireworks

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

This year, Independence Day falls on Sunday, July 4, 2021

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.






Note: While Fireworks displays at public and private beaches, boardwalks, and lake shores are currently permitted, this year many communities have not had sufficient time to prepare and have  cancelled Independence Day events.


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

2021 July 4 South Jersey Fireworks Displays & Celebrations


(Listed by earliest date)

Westville Fireworks
Saturday, June 26, 2021. 6:00 pm - 9:300 pm (rain date June 27th)
1 River Drive
Westville, NJ
Website
The celebration features food trucks & live music, followed by the Fireworks show. Bring your lawn chairs & blankets.

Barnegat July 4th Fireworks
Friday, July 2, 2021; Rain date July 5th
Barnegat High School
Barnegat, NJ
Website
Fireworks @dusk

Haddon Township Happy Birthday America Fireworks
Saturday, July 3, 2021; @ dusk (Rain date July 5th)
Haddon Township High School
406 Memorial Ave
Westmont NJ,
Website
Free admission;
fireworks will be shot off at dark.

Lower Township (North Cape May) Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 3, 2021; @ 9pm
On the Bayfront of North Cape May
Between Lincoln Boulevard and Emerson Ave.
Lower Township, NJ
Facebook Page
The event is held along the township's bay front in North Cape May, toward Lincoln Boulevard and Beach Drive

July 4th Weekend CampingCelebration
Saturday, July 3, 2021 @9:30 p.m.
Four Season Family Campground
158 Woodstown Daretown Rd,
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
Contact: (856) 769-3635
Website/reservations
The Four Seasons Campground hosts a weekend celebration of Independence Day from July 2 - 5. The public is invited to the campground for a patriotic picnic – you take care of the food and they will supply the entertainment!! On Saturday night, set out your blankets and lay back with your eyes on the sky because we'll be celebrating with an awesome, fireworks display put on in your honor, right here in your home away from home. Remember that this is a three-day weekend and spaces sell out fast so call in and make your reservations now.

Cape May Lighthouse Fireworks with Dinner

Saturday, July 3 & Sunday, July 4, 2021; 6:30PM
Vintage Restaurant on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street.
Cape May, NJ
Website/Tickets
Tickets $125. Reservations necessary; Book early, limited to 20 people per event date
Celebrate Independence Day in style with a rare opportunity to view fireworks from atop the Cape May Lighthouse! Enjoy a four course dinner at Vintage BYOB and after dinner, board the MAC trolley to the Cape May Lighthouse and climb the 199 steps to the top.​ ​

Cape May Fireworks
Sunday, July 4, 2021; 9:15 pm (Rain date July 5th)
Beachfront
Cape May, NJ
Website
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.

Cape May Fireworks Cruise
Saturday, July 3 & Sunday, July 4, 2021; Departure time 7pm
Aboard The Cape May Whale Watcher
1218 Wilson Drive
Cape May, NJ
(609) 884-5445
Website/Tickets
Cost; Adult $40.00, Child 12-4 $25.00, Child 3& Under $0.01
Begin the cruise with some dolphin watching, followed by a beautiful sunset and then an up-close and personal view of the fireworks show. Their fireworks cruises includes FREE pizza and hot dogs. A cash bar will be available for fountain sodas, bottled water, hot beverages, and other snacks. Alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase at the cash bar.
On July 3rd, Lower Township's fireworks display can be seen in the Delaware Bay near North Cape May.
On the 4th of July, the fireworks cruise will be on the Cape May beachfront in the Atlantic Ocean.

Atlantic City July 4th Fireworks
July 4, 2021
Website
@ 9:20 PM – Borgata – Marina District
This 20-minute long fireworks display in the Marina District will take place from the same location as in previous years – the vacant land between The Borgata and Harrah's. There is public parking and viewing available at the Borgata's north surface parking lot, where it costs $5 for self-parking and $10 for valet.
@10 PM – Tropicana – Boardwalk/Beach
Fireworks are shot off on the beach just south of the beachfront in front of the Tropicana. The show lasts ten minutes.

Atlantic City Fireworks Cruise
Sunday July 4, 2021; 8pm - 10pm
Atlantic City Cruises
Departs from Historic Gardner's Basin
800 N. New Hampshire Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ
Website (reservations)
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.

Avalon July 4th Concerts & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2021; at Dusk
30th Street beach
Avalon, NJ
(609) 967-3066
Website
Free event - Open to the public
The fireworks display will be launched from a barge off the 30th Street beach.

July 4th Fireworks Show @ Battleship New Jersey

July 4, 2021: @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Battleship New Jersey
62 Battleship Place
Camden, NJ
(856) 966-1652
Webpage/Tickets
Cost: $10
Get tickets online or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or at the Battleship's Ticket Office before the show. Free Admission for Battleship Members.
Watch the Independence Day Fireworks from the Deck of the Battleship New Jersey.
Fire a 5-inch Gun Salute! We'll also have music, food concessions and a cash bar for adults. Tickets are only a $10 donation per person and proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial. The Battleship will open her decks at 7 PM. The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30 PM. No chairs, food or beverages can be brought in. Guests can bring blankets to sit on the deck.

Camden - July 4th Freedom Festival
July 4, 2021
Wiggins Waterfront Park
2 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
Website
1-866-226-3362
This year's Camden County Waterfront Freedom Festival will feature a concert with Southside Johnny, at 7PM. a veteran's tribute, and conclude with a spectacular, world-class fireworks display over the Delaware River.

Colliingswood July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2021, Gates open at 6:30pm, Fireworks @ dusk (rain date July 5th)
High School Stadium
424 Collings Ave
Collingswood, NJ
Website
This Independence Day celebration features live entertainment & fireworks.
2:00PM: Water games, raft races, coin toss, watermelon games & exciting prizes at Roberts Pool
6:30PM: Gates open at the high school field for fireworks
8:00PM: Performance by TO THE MAX DUSK
@ Dusk: Fireworks Spectacular! Note: there is no parking in Knight Park on July 4.

Evesham July 4th Celebration
Sunday, July 4, 2021: from 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Savich Tract fields
525 East Main Street
Evesham, NJ
Website/Registration
For residents only
This event fetures live music, ice cream vendors, and a fireworks display @ dusk
To ensure that as many Evesham residents as possible are able to enjoy the fireworks display, parking passes will be made available to Township residents only. Just one parking pass will be required per vehicle.

Margate Mother's July 4th Celebration w/Fireworks
Sunday, July 4, 2021; Rain date is July 5th
Between Granville & Huntington Avenues
Margate, NJ
Website
Margate's annual July 4th Fireworks Show will take place on the beach at Huntington Avenue. Bring your beach chairs, blankets and kids. The fireworks will light up the sky at approximately 9pm. Fireworks can be viewed from any where on Margate beach.

Ocean City July 4th Fireworks
July 4, 2021 @9pm
Music Pier
Ocean City, NJ
Website
Fireworks will be launched from a barge in the ocean near the Music Pier at 9 p.m. and will be best viewed from the beach and boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street.

Sea Isle City Fireworks
Sunday, July 4, 2021 @ 9:00pm
50th Street Beach
Sea Isle City, NJ
Website
609-263-8687
Fireworks Show will take place at 9:00 p.m., launched from an ocean barge near the 50th Street beach.

Tropicana's Weekly "Summer Celebration" fireworks 
Sunday, July 4th 2021.
south of Tropicana Casino and Resort
2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
Fireworks are shot off on the beach just south of the beachfront in front of the Tropicana.
The show lasts ten minutes.
Website

Washington Township Parade & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2021
Washington Township High School
529 Hurfville - Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
Website
4th of July Parade will take place starting at 6:30 pm beginning at the Washington Township High School 11-12 parking lot. The parade will be followed by this year's spectacular fireworks show which will also be shot from the Washington Township High School Complex (seating will NOT be available in the WTHS Football Stadium). The fireworks will begin at approximately 9 pm.

Buena Vista Independence Day Festival & Fireworks
Saturday, July 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Rain Date scheduled for July 17th)
Michael Debbi Park
Cedar Ave
Richland, NJ 08350
Website
This family festival features a parade, and fireworks at dusk.

Florence Township Patriotic Celebration
Saturday, July 10, 2021; 5pm - 9:30 pm
Water Works Field
Next to the Florence Municipal Complex
Florence, NJ
609-4999-2325
Website
Cost: Free
The evenings events include a concert, a food court,at Water Works Field, and a fireworks display at Veterans Park, behind the Muncipal Complex, at dusk.





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