The Best July 4, Fireworks 
Celebrations in New Jersey: 2023 Edition

July 4th Fireworks

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

This year, Independence Day falls on Tuesday, July 4, 2023

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, 2023
Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

Listed by earliest date:

Bloomingdale Fireworks
Saturday, June 24th, 2023; rain date of Sunday, June 25th
Walter T. Bergen Middle School
Bloomingdale, NJ
Fireworks at dusk
Fun games and rides for all starting at 6 pm.

Cedar Grove Fireworks
Thursday, June 29, 2023; Gates open @7pm (Rain Date: Friday, June 30)
Panther Park Field
118 W Bradford Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ
This event features entertainment & fun activities, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Secaucus Fireworks
Thursday, June 29, 2023; 6pm - 9:30pm
Secaucus Swim Club
Secaucus, NJ
The celebration begins at 6 p.m. at the Secaucus Swim Club. Live music will be provided by the band Xtreme Queen. There will be Food & Entertainment & Fireworks at dusk.
Secaucus residents and their guests only.

Meadowlands Fireworks & Fan Appreciation Night
Friday, June 30, 2023
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. 

Hanover Township Patriotic Celebration
Friday, June 30th, 2023; 6pm - 9:30pm
Municipal Complex
Hanover, NJ
This event features food trucks, fireworks, music, games, face painting and balloon art.

Montville Independence Day Celebration
June 28, 29, 30, 2023: 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, June 30th, at dusk.

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
June 30th, 2023 (rain date of July 8th)
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
75 North Bertrand Road
Mount Arlington, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Ramsey Independence Day Fireworks and Celebration
Saturday, July 1, 2023: 6pm - 10:30pm (rain date July 2nd)
Finch Park
315 Island Rd
Ramsey, NJ 
Fireworks at dusk

Clifton Fireworks Display
Sunday, July 2nd, 2023: 8:45 PM - 10:00 PM (Tentative Raindate: July 9)
Main Memorial Park
1395 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

State Fair Meadowlands

June 22 - July 9, 2023
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 Monday July 3rd, & Tuesday, July 4th, and more! The Fair has something for all ages.

Bridgewater/Somerset County Independence Day Family Festival
Tuesday, July 4, 2023: 6pm - 11pm (rain date fireworks July 5th)
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 New York Bee Gees will perform the classic 70's Bee Gees favorites along with other disco classics from that era at 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM and 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin at dusk
Food trucks will be available and picnic baskets are allowed, but alcohol is prohibited.

Jersey City July 4th Fireworks Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2023; 12pm to 10pm
Exchange Place Path Plaza
Jersey City, NJ
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.

Parsippany Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 2023; 7pm - 9:30pm (rain date July 5th)
Parsippany Hills High School
This holiday celebration will feature a live concert @ 7pm, followed by a fireworks display.

Springfield July 4th Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2023; 5pm - 10:30pm
Meisel Ave Park
278 Meisel Ave
Springfield, NJ
Admission free
The family friendly celebration begins at 5 pm, ending with the fireworks after dark.
Activites include a DJ at 5pm, Live Music performed by Barbara Harris and The Toys at 7:30pm, Inflatables, Trackless Train for Little Ones, Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, and Food Trucks.

Summit 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2023; Noon - 10pm
Soldiers Memorial Field
5 Myrtle Ave
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.

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Central Jersey & South Jersey