The Best July 4, Fireworks 
Celebrations in New Jersey

July 4th Fireworks

Your Guide to New Jersey's  July 4 Fireworks, Parades, Events, and Festivals

This year, Independence Day falls on Monday, July 4, 2022

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: 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.

North Jersey July 4, 2022
Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

Listed by earliest date:

Bloomingdale Fireworks
Saturday, June 25th, 2022; rain date of Sunday, June 26th
Walter T. Bergen Middle School
Bloomingdale, NJ
Fireworks at dusk
Fun games and rides for all starting at 6 pm.

Morris Plains Family Day & Fireworks
Saturday, June 25, 2022 (rain date June 26th)
Morris Plains Community Park
51 Jim Fear Dr.
Morris Plains
Family Day festivities start at 5 p.m. The Independence Day fireworks show begins at 9:30 pm

Montville Independence Day Celebration

June 29, 30 and July 1, 2022: 5pm - 9:30pm
Montville Township High School
100 Horseneck Road
Montville, NJ
This three day family event features carnival rides, live music, rides, food, eating contests, and a fireworks display
Fireworks will take place on Friday, July 1st, at dusk.

Cedar Grove Fireworks

Thursday, June 30, 2022; Gates open @7pm (Rain Date: Friday, July 1)
Panther Park Field
118 W Bradford Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ
This event features entertainment & fun activities, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Edgewater Independence Day fireworks

Thursday, June 30th, 2022: ( rain date: Saturday July 2)
Veterans Field
1167 River Road
Edgewater, NJ
This celebration features live music, food, kids activities, and Fireworks at Dusk

 Hanover Township Patriotic Celebration
Thursday, June 30th, 2022; 6:30pm
Veteran's Field
North Jefferson Road
Whippany, N.J.
Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks approximately 9:15 p.m.

Bayonne’s Independence Day Celebration

Friday , July 1, 2022 @6pm - 9:30pm (rain date of Wednesday, July 14)
DiDomenico-16th Street Park
Bayonne, NJ
The celebration at the park will include free children's rides, musical entertainment, and fireworks. There will also be pay-as-you-go food trucks. The food trucks and children's rides will be available beginning at 6 p.m. The rides will shut down at 8 p.m. The food trucks will continue operating throughout the evening. Music will be provided by Just Jammin' from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Just Jammin' is an all-female New Jersey band that specializes in music from the 1960's and later decades. Garden State Fireworks will launch fireworks at darkness or approximately 9:15 p.m. A safety perimeter will be established around the fireworks. For the evening events at the park on July 1, chairs will not be provided. Please bring your own chairs.

Clifton Fireworks Display
Friday, July 1st, 2022: 8:45 PM - 10:00 PM (Tentative Raindate: July 9)
Clifton School Stadium
350 Piaget Avenue
Clifton, NJ
Cost: $3.00 -- Purchase tickets at the City Clerk's Office, 900 Clifton Ave
Fireworks at dusk

Dover 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

Friday, July 1st, 2022: 6pm - 9:30pm (rain date Sat., July 2nd)
Hamilton Field
Between E. McFarlan & Perry Streets
Dover, NJ
Cost:adults $4, Seniors $1, Students $3, Children under 5 Free
This event features the music of local resident "DJ ALEX" Gomez, and fireworks at dusk.
Seating available on the bleachers & track.

Franklin Township Independence Day Celebration

Friday, July 1, 2022; 6pm - 9:45pm
Municipal Complex
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ
This celebration features with music, games, food, family fun, and Fireworks at dusk.

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
July 1st, 2022 (rain date of July 9th, 2022)
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
75 North Bertrand Road
Mount Arlington, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Lyndhurst Fireworks
Friday, July 1st, 2022; 6pm - 9:30pm
Lyndhurst Community Center/Little league Field
255 Riverside Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ
This event features food truck vendors, patriotic exercises, and the "Gala Fireworks Display" following at dusk.

Mendham Township Fireworks

Friday, July 1, 2022: Gates open @6:30pm
Mosle Field
Mendham Township, NJ
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.

Ramsey Independence Day Fireworks and Celebration

Friday, July 1, 2022: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Finch Park
315 Island Rd
Ramsey, NJ 
Fireworks at dusk

Verona Fireworks

July 1, 2022 (rain date July 5th)
Verona Community Center
880 Bloomfield Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
DJ begins @ 7pm, Fireworks at Dusk.

Fairlawn Fireworks

Saturday, July 2, 2022; (Rain date: July 9, 2022) 
Memorial Park
Berdan Avenue and 1st Street
Cost: Pre-Sale Tickets Prices: Child (under 2): Free Child (under 12): $5.00 each Senior: $5.00 each Adult: $7.00 each Family of 5: $25.00
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 Shotz". 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.

Maywood Fireworks
Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Memorial Park
Maywood, NJ
This event features live music by the Jumping Jacks and fireworks at dusk.

Meadowlands Fireworks & Fan Appreciation Night
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment 
1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ 
It is Fan Appreciation Night at the Meadowlands Racetrack! Enjoy the free fireworks display following the races. 

New Milford Fireworks
Saturday, July 2nd, 2022: 9 p.m
LeBarbera Field
850 Columbia St.
New Milford, NJ
This event will feature fireworks at dusk.

Randolph Township Freedom Festival

Saturday, July 2, 2022; 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. If fireworks are cancelled on July 2, the rain date will be July 3.
County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ
This evenings activities are part of the three day Freedom Festival that runs from Friday, June 30th, until Saturday July 3, 2021.
The Saturday evenings activities include rides, games, food trucks, DJ, free family entertainment, and vendors with the fireworks show at 9:45 pm.

Rutherford Fireworks
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Memorial Park
Darwin Ave.
Rutherford, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Saddle Brook Picnic and Fireworks
Saturday, July 2, 2022: 12pm - 11 pm
Otto Pehle Park
Saddle River Road
Saddle River, NJ
(201) 587-2900
This event, for Residents Only, features a picnic from noon - 4pm, food, music, rides, and fireworks at dusk.

Scotch Plains Fireworks

July 2, 2022
Scotch Hills/Shady Rest Country Club
820 Jerusalem Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 232-9748

NJ State Fair
June 23 - July 10, 2022
State Fair Meadowlands
1 MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Cost: $38.99
The State Fair Meadowlands is dedicated to providing the best value in family entertainment.  With over 100 rides, free shows, 50 food options, awesome fireworks displays on Sunday July 3rd, & Monday, July 4th, and more! The Fair has something for all ages.

Blairstown Fireworks
Sunday, July 3, 2022 (rain date is Monday, July 5); at dusk
North Warren Regional High School
Blairstown, NJ
The show will start around 9:00 PM.
Parking near the school entrance is available at the library on Lambert Road.

Oradell Fireworks
Sunday, July 3, 2022; 6;30pm - 9;30pm
Memorial Field
343 Prospect Ave.
Oradell, NJ
This event features DJ music, food trucks, and fireworks at dusk

Rahway Independence Day Celebration
Sunday, July 3, 2022: 5pm - 10pm
Rahway River Park
Parkway Drive
Rahway, NJ
The day activies feature Carnival Style Games - Face Painters - Balloon Sculptors - Airbrush Tattoos - Dunk Tank benefitting Rahway Food for Friends - Lawn Games - Food Trucks - Giveaways. Fireworks begin at dusk.

Wayne Township 4th of July Fireworks
Sunday, July 3, 2022: Raindate: July 6.
Wayne Hills HS
272 Berdan Ave
Wayne, NJ
Cost: $10 per family.
This celebration features activities for the kids, plenty of food and fun. Fireworks go off approximately 9:15pm

Allendale 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2022; 7;30pm - 11:30pm
Crestwood Lake
Allendale, NJ
A Ticketed event. For Allendale Residents and their guests ONLY!
features a Band Concert - The Community Band of Waldwick, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Bridgewater/Somerset County Independence Day Family Festival
Monday, July 4, 2022: 6pm - 9:30pm
North Branch Park
355 Milltown Rd
Bridgewater, NJ
908 722 1200 x225
North Branch Park gates will open at 6:00 P.M. to allow vehicles to enter the park and families to picnic on park grounds. The fireworks display will begin at 9:30 P.M. Visitors should plan to arrive early. Milltown Road will be closed at approximately 9:00 P.M. Heavy car and foot traffic is expected.
The Fabulous Greaseband will perform the best of the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's rock and roll. The NJ 3rd Regiment Revolutionary War encampment will be onsite. Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin at dusk

Clark Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 4th, 2022; @9:15 p.m.
Arthur L. Johnson High School
365 Westfield Ave
Clark, NJ
Fireworks @dusk

Florham Park July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022; 9am - 9:30pm
Emmett Field
(973) 410-5390
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, please join in at the Boro Complex at 111 Ridgedale Avenue for the full celebration — rides, food, games, and social garden! ​ In the evening, the fireworks celebration will begin at dusk at the Recreation Center fields.

Monday, July 4. 2022; 5pm - 9:30pm
Foschini Park
278 River St.
Hackensack, NJ
This event features food trucks, games, live music by Fillet of Soul at 7:30pm, and fireworks at dusk.

July 4th Macy's Fireworks Dinner Cruise
July 4, 2022; Boarding: 6:00 PM Sailing: 6:30 PM Returning (Approx.): 10:30 PM
Cornucopia Cruise Line
Depature Port:
14th Pier Address: #1
14th Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(732) 697-9500
$199.00 - over age 21
$179 – under age 21
Features a Buffet dinner, dessert, coffee, tea, water, premium open bar (Ages 21+), or open soda bar (Under 21), DJ & dancing

East Hanover Township Fireworks
Monday, July 4th, 2022; 7pm - 9:30pm (rain date July 5th)
Lurker Park
631 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover Township
This event features DJ music, Food trucks, and the fireworks show at dusk.

Livingston July 4th Community Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022: 19AM— 9:30PM
Memorial Oval
Robert Harp Drive
Livingston, NJ
(973) 992-5000
This family fun day is filled with events beginning at 10 AM! The opening Patriotic Ceremony and Kiwanis Swim Karnival at Haines Pool start at 10 AM, kicking off a full day of fun, games, and activities. Food trucks will be available starting at 3:00 PM, and beginning at 3:30 PM the annual Beer & Wine Café featuring live bands (must be 21 with ID to purchase) provides entertainment and an opportunity relax and enjoy the celebration. Main Stage Entertainment begins 7:45 PM followed by the Fireworks Spectacular at 9:15 PM.

Maplewood Light Show & Fireworks Spectacular
July 4, 2022
Memorial Park
580 Valley Street
Maplewood Township, NJ
Light Show Spectacular on Both Concert Stages Followed by Fireworks Launch at 9:25 p.m.
Memorial Park is adjacent to the Maplewood NJ Transit train station. Free parking available on nearby streets (no parking, except for disabled, on streets immediately surrounding Memorial Park)

Mendham Township July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022; 6:00 pm - 10:00pm
Mosle Field
Mendham Township, NJ
This event features a band playing music for the duration of the event. Tjhere will be giveaways, food trucks, arts and crafts for the kids, and fireworks at dusk, set-off from behind the baseball diamond. All attendees will be seated on the football field. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Millburn-Short Hills July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022; 7pm - 9:30pm
Millburn High School
462 Millburn Ave
Millburn, NJ
This is a ticketed event. $10/person. This event features DJ entertainment, Food trucks, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Montclair July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022
Yogi Berra Stadium
27 Clove Road
Little Falls. NJ
The festivities begin with a Fourth of July parade and family picnic in Edgemont Park, Montclair, followed by fireworks at dusk at Yogi Berra Stadium on the campus of Montclair State University.

New Jersey's July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2022@dusk
Jersey City, NJ
Viewed from Jersey City Waterfront, Hudson River Walkway, from the north field at Liberty State Park, and most overlook areas in Jersey City Heights.
This day long event features Rapper Flo Rida headlining this year's Fourth of July celebration in Jersey City, which will also include fireworks over the Hudson River.
Shaquille O'Neal, a.k.a. DJ Diesel, and Funk Flex will each DJ their own sets prior to Flo Rida taking the stage. In the past has drawn crowds of 150,000 people from all over the Tri-State area.
Following the world-class music performances live from the stage, fireworks will illuminate the Jersey City sky with the unparalleled backdrop of the Manhattan skyline. Jersey City's fireworks - conducted by Guinness World Record holder, Fireworks by Grucci - will be launching from two barges located in the middle of the Hudson River with a large viewing area this year. Spectators can watch the fireworks show along the Hudson River Walkway, from the north field at Liberty State Park, and most overlook areas in The Heights.

Norwood Fireworks
Monday, July 4. 2022
Kennedy Field
453 Broadway
Norwood, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Paramus 4th of July Fireworks & Food Truck Festival
Monday, July 4th, 2022; 2pm - dusk
Westfield Garden State Plaza
Back lot across from Lord & Taylors & next to Gennarelli Sports Plex
Paramus, NJ
This event will feature fireworks and a gourmet Food Truck Festival witjh 20 trucks, beer, sangria & margarita garden, Axe Throwing, DJ, inflatables, vendors, Face Painting & kids activities. Bring your appetite, chairs & blankets.
This year's Fireworks will have a special flair. Park your car at the Gennarelli Sports Plex and live-stream the entertainment to your car or enjoy the entertainment live at the Sports Plex field with family and friends.

Parsippany Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks
July 4, 2022; 7:30pm - 9:30pm (rain date July 5th)
Parsippany Hills High School
This holiday celebration will feature live music by Overboard, and a fireworks display beginning at sundown.

Plainfield - July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022; 10am - 10pm
East Front Street
Cedarbrook Park
Plainfield NJ
(908) 753-3000
The days activities begin with the parade at 10 a.m. on East Front Street at Netherwood Avenue on Monday, July 4, and proceed to Park Avenue.
Monday evening, music and fireworks will light up Cedar Brook Park, starting at 7 p.m. Musical guests include Rochelle Fleming, the founder and former leader of First Choice; Monifah; David Cedeño & His Orchestra; and Deep Cova Band, with Emcee Comedian GL Douglas.

Ridgefield Park July 4th Concert & Fireworks

Monday, July 4, 2022: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Veterans Field
234 Main St.
Ridgefield Park. NJ
This event features music by the Rutherford Community band, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, followed by fireworks at 9:30 pm.

Ridgewood Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022; 6pm - 9:30pm
Veterans Field
131 N. Maple A
Ridgewood, NJ
Cost: Pre-Sale tickets – $ 12 for all ages At the Gate $ 12 for children 6-12, adults $16
Gates open at 6 p.m. with Music, food trucks, and fireworks by Gucci at dusk. Performers include: The Stilletos, the Nines, Rowan Aderhold and the Dad's Night Band!

Somerset Patriots Post Game Fireworks
July 4th, 2022
TD Bank Ballpark
1 Patriots Park
Bridgewater, NJ
Fireworks at the end of the game

Springfield's July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Melisse Field
250 Meisel Ave.
Springfield, NJ
Free admission!
Everyone is welcome to attend! Fun for all ages! Fireworks, live entertainment, petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables! Food trucks selling food and drinks! Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy the night out!

Summit 4th of July Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022; Noon - 10pm
Soldiers Memorial Field
5 Myrtle Ave
The events feature a full day of activities including amusement rides, live entertainment, childrens activities, food trucks, a spectacular fireworks at dusk, and more. The evenings live concert will feature will feature Luke and the Troublemakers, & Daddy Pop on the main stage.
The Fireworks Display starts at 9:15 PM over Memorial Field. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

West Orange Fireworks
Monday, July 4, 2022; 1pm - 9:30pm
West Orange High School
51 Conforti Ave
West Orange, NJ 
This event features Food Trucks, Kids Zone ($5 Wrist band), DJ, activities, and Fireworks at dusk

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