The Best July 4 South Jersey
Independence Day Celebrations

2017 Fireworks, Parades, Concerts, and Festivals

July 4th Fireworks

This year, Independence Day falls on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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: 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 events.

2017, July 4 South Jersey Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

(Listed by earliest date)
Medford Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display
Saturday, July 1, 2017 (Raindate: Monday, July 3rd) 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Freedom Park, Medford Township
Burlington County NJ
This family event is a day-into-night celebration with pomp, shows, games and illuminations will include: Kid'��s Activity Zone, Music on the Main Stage, Food Court, Vendors, Fireworks Display and more!

Pilesgrove Fireworks
Saturday, July 1, 2017 @9:30 p.m. (rain date July 2nd)
Four Season Family Campground
158 Woodstown Daretown Rd,
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
Contact: (856) 769-3635
Cost: $5 per carload

Steel Beach Party on the Battleship
Saturday, July 1, 2017; 7pm - 10pm, fireworks @ dusk
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
62 Battleship Place
Camden, NJ
Experience the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River. Enjoy a delicious BBQ on the fantail, courtesy of Mission BBQ!, open bar, entertainment – including the Phillies Phanatic! – and the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk.
All proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial. Tickets are $175 per person and sponsorship's are available. For more information or to purchase a ticket, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

Buena Vista Independence Day Festival & Fireworks
July 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Rain Date scheduled for July 8th)
Michael Debbi Park
Cedar Ave
Richland, NJ 08350
This family festival features a car show, food, kids activities, music all day by DJ Nicky G and by Uncle Al Snyder, and fireworks at dusk.

Mount Holly's Independence Day Celebration

Sunday, July 2, 2017; 4:00PM - 10:00PM
Mill Dam Park
Mt Holly, NJ
This annual family event features live music performing right before the start of the fireworks at dusk. There will be plenty of childrens activities, food vendors from around the region, and more.

Stone Harbor 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Sunday, July 2, 2017; 7:30pm - 10:00 pm
95th Street Beach Pavilion
Stone Harbor, NJ
The festivities begin with live Jazz & Blues music by Eddie Morgan & Rebirth followed by the grand finale Fireworks display at dusk.

Barrington Independence Day Parade and Fireworks
Monday, July 3, 6:30 p.m. (Rain date for both is Friday, July 7th)
Woodland School
Barrington, NJ
The parade begins at 6:30 pm and the fireworks at dusk behind Woodland School. The new clock will also be dedicated at 5:30 before the parade. . We will also be providing refreshments including hot dogs and ice cream at the clock unveiling!

Cape May/Lower Township Concert & Fireworks
July 3, 2017; 6pm - 9pm
On the Cape May Ferry Terminal Lawn
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May, NJ08204
Event Contact Email:
For more information, call Customer Service at 1-800-643-3779
Free admission
This independence Day celebration features a concert by Jumper followed by firewarks at dusk. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs or blankets!

Independence Day Fireworks Festival
Monday, July 3, 2017; 5pm - 9pm; (Rain Date Friday, September 15, 2017)
Valenzano Winery
1090 Route 206
Shamong, NJ 08088
Website & Tickets (Advanced on-line tickets only)
Admission: Adults $18, Children $12.00
This family celebration features live music and entertainment by Bullzeye Band,and DJ Gabor Kiss. children's activities, wine tastings, food trucks, crafters with the grand finale the Fireworks display at dusk.

Atlantic City 4th of July Weekend Celebrations
Two firewoks shows, Monday & Tuesday, July 3rd & 4th, 2017, at dusk
Atlantic City Boardwalk and Marina District
Atlantic City, NJ
Free admission.
The Atlantic City Fireworks spectacular is the largest in New Jersey and one of the top five fireworks shows in the country.
More than 250,000 people are expected to take in the display along the Boardwalk or at one of the many of the viewing events on the steel pier, at a casino resort and beach bar party.
The first fireworks display will take place on Monday, July 3rd off the Atlantic City beach, from two ocean barges.
On Tuesday, July 4th, the fireworks spectacle will be held in Atlantic City's Marina District from the roof top of the Borgata Casino.
Each show will be 15 minutes long and will be choreographed to music. The shows will begin with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and will include other famous quotes from notable Americans, followed by popular celebratory music by artists performing in Atlantic City. Ending with the patriotic finale of "Stars and Stripes Forever" the John Phillip Souza march.

Haddonfield Fireworks
Monday, July 3, 2017
Haddonfield High School Field
401 Kings Highway, East, between Sylvan Lake Avenue and Hopkins Lane.
Gates open at 6pm. The fireworks display @ dusk will be held at the Camden County Park system behind the High School Stadium.

Lakehurst Independence Day Celebration
July 3, 4, 2017
Lakehurst Elementary School
301 Union Ave.
This two day celebration begins with the Fireworks show at dusk on Monday, July 3rd at Lakehurst Elementary School The rain date for fireworks is July 8, 2017
On July 4th the events will start with Car show at 9am at Lakehurst Elementary School from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The Parade will begin @ 11am down Union Avenue

Atlantic City Fireworks Cruise
July 4, 2017; 8pm - 10pm
Atlantic City Cruises
Departs from Historic Gardner's Basin
800 N. New Hampshire Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ
Website (reservations)
Cost: $35/person
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
Tuesday, July 4, 2017; 1pm -10pm
30th Street beach
Avalon, NJ
(609) 967-3066
Free event - Open to the public
The festivities begin @ 1pm with a beach concert performed by Andrew Jude. At 7pm the Bay Atlantic Symphony will be performing a free, patriotic concert inside Avalon Community Hall.  Concert seating is on a first come, first served basis. Immediately following the concert there will be an awesome fireworks display will be launched from a barge off the 30th Street beach.

Cape May Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 2017; 9:15 pm
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.

Colliingswood July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2017, Gates open at 6:30pm, Fireworks @ dusk (rain date July 5th)
High School Stadium
424 Collings Ave
Collingswood, NJ
This Independence Day celebration features live entertainment & fireworks. The Party Wave Band will take the stage prior the the fireworks The band, an energetic group from the Philadelphia area will entertain the crowd with popular music and play patriotic tunes during the fireworks. Admission is free. Gates open at 6:30 pm; Show starts at 8 pm.

Evesham July 4th Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 : from 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cherokee High School
Marlton, NJ
Evesham plans a full day of fun events that feature a 5K run, a kid's bike parade, a 4th of July Parade, paratroopers and fireworks.
The day begins with the Marlton Mayor's Cup Run starting at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Bike Parade for kids. up to grade 5 and parents pushing babies in strollers and wagons.
The July 4th parade starts at 12:30 PM proceeding along Main Street from Maple Avenue to Bettlewood Road. The evening celebration will be held at Cherokee High School in Marlton, beginning at 7:45 p.m. with the grand finale, the fireworks at 9:30 pm

Freedom Festival on the Camden Waterfront
July 4, 2017 5 PM – 10 PM
Wiggins Park
2 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ, 08103
Celebrate Independence Day with a concert & Fireworks
Schedule includes:
5 PM Kickoff Salute to America and our Veterans
6:30 PM Cherry Poppin' Daddies 8 PM WAR
9:30 PM Fireworks Spectacular over the Delaware River

Margate Fireworks & BBQ
Tuesday, July 4, 2017; at dusk
Between Granville & Huntington Avenues
Margate, NJ
Fireworks can be viewed from any where on Margate beach.
BBQs permitted on all Margate beaches, today only.

Ocean City, NJ Fourth of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2017; 10am - dusk
Beach at 9th Street
Ocean City, NJ
This is a full day celebration of family oriented events culminating with the Kite flying competition at 7pm followed by entertainment and a spectacular boardwalk fireworks display.

Pittman Independence Day Parade Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Alcyon Lake
Pittman, NJ
The Independence Day Parade will be held on Tuesday, July 4th starting at 9:55am. The raindate is Wednesday, July 5th at 6:30pm. Fireworks will be held July 4th at Alcyon Lake starting at dusk...approximately 9-9:15pm.

Sea Isle City Independence Day Concert & Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4 2017; 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Excursion Park
JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave.
Sea Isle City, NJ
Concert at Excursion Park at 7:30 pm features Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band, followed by Fireworks at dusk, launched from a barge off the beach at 50th Street.

Seaside Heights Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4, 2017 @dusk
Fireworks are viewable from any spot on the Boardwalk, weather permitting.

Washington Township Parade & Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Washington Township High School
529 Hurfville - Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
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.

Wildwood, NJ - 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
July 4, 2017
On the Beach at Pine Avenue,
Wildwood., NJ
The fireworks display takes place @ 10 PM. While the fireworks are visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods, the best viewing area is on the beach at Pine Avenue

Woodstown Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2017
Marlton Park
123 Marlton Rd,
Pilesgrove NJ 08098
The day begins at Marlton with the annual Woodstown-Pilesgrove Firecracker 5K run. The Firecracker Run starts at Marlton Park and leads runners through the neighboring community. This run attracts more than 300 runners to the park. Marlton Park is also the last stop for the annual Fourth of July Parade. The parade is the only one in the county and attracts people from all over. The Fourth of July celebration ends at Marlton Park with an outstanding fireworks show. This fireworks show includes live music, food vendors and other activities to round out the day.

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