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The Best July 4, Fireworks 
Celebrations in New Jersey

 July 4, 2019 Fireworks, Parades, Events, and Festivals

July 4th Fireworks

This year, Independence Day falls on Thursday, July 4, 2019

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.

North Jersey July 4, 2019 Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

(listed by earliest date)

Montville Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, June 27th - Saturday, June 29th, 2019
Montville Township High School.
Montville, NJ
This three day family event features 21 carnival rides, musiv, a parade, food and a fireworks show choreographed to music
Garden State Fireworks on Saturday, June 29th, 9:30pm

Edgewater Independence Day Celebration
Friday, June 28, 2019: 6:00 pm (Rain Date June 29)
Veterans Field Park
Edgewater, NJ
Food Trucks, Live Music, & Fireworks

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
Friday, June 28, 2019; rain date Sunday, July 7th
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
75 North Bertrand Road
Mount Arlington, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Morris Plains - Family Day & Fireworks
Saturday, June 29, 2019 (Rain-date: June 30th)
Morris Plains Community Park
51 Jim Fear Dr.
Morris Plains
Family Day festivities start at 5 p.m.  The fireworks show begins at 9:30 pm

Scotch Plains Fireworks
Saturday, June 29. 2019; Beginning @ 7pm (Rain date June 30th)
Scotch Hills Country Club
820 Jerusalem Rd
Scotch Plains NJ 07076
This year's celebration will feature a performance by The Scotch Plainsmen, a talented group of musicians who have performed as the backup band for our own Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens during his solo performances. Come out early and set down chairs & blankets to take in the show. The fireworks will go off at dusk.

Tenafly Fireworks Celebration
Saturday, June 29, 2019: 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm (Rain date for fireworks: June 30th)
Tenafly High School (Behind the school)
Tenafly, NJ
The event features entertainment and fireworks at dusk. There will be entertainment by The Pettets at 8:00 p.m.

Cedar Grove Fireworks
Sunday, June 30, 2019; 7:00 pm - 9:30 pmn ( Rain date Tuesday, July 2nd )
Panther Park
118 W. Bradford Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ
Live DJ, Fake Tattoos, Food, Glow Items & Fireworks,

Rutherford's Annual Fireworks Display
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Memorial Field
Rutherford, NJ
Website (updates)
Weather hotline: 201-460- 3017
Activities start at 7:00 PM with music and food vendors, followed by the 9:15 PM fireworks display.Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for their comfort.

Fair Lawn Fireworks
Monday, July 1, 2019; 9:00 pm
Fair Lawn Memorial Park
Berdan Avenue and 1st Street
Fair Lawn, NJ
This event features live music, food vendors, and fireworks at dusk.

Hanover Township Patriotic Celebration
Monday July 1, 2019; (Rain Date : July 2nd)
Veteran's Field
North Jefferson Road
Whippany, N.J.
The fun begins at 6 p.m. with a dee-jay and family dance party, games, activities, prizes, food trucks and of course, fireworks at dusk
A concert of patriotic music will be performed.
Viewers will be able to sit from the third base fence of the baseball field (the field closest to the road) all the way back to the end of both municipal parking lots.

Verona Fireworks
Monday, July 1, 2019; 7:00 pm
Verona Community Center
880 Bloomfield Ave
Verona, NJ
The fireworks will be held at the Verona Community Center starting at dusk. Music and entertainment will begin at 7pm on Liberty Field off White Rock Road.

Fairfield Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:30 pm
Fairfield Recreation Complex
Fairfield, NJ
Festivities begin at 5:30pm with food and Concert music performed by The Belle Tones and The Cameos starting at 7:30pm. Fireworks begin at dusk

Lyndhurst Independence Day Fireworks
Monday, July 2nd, 2019: 6 p.m.
Little League Fields
255 Riverside Ave.
Lyndhurst, NJ
This family celebration features a DJ, hot dogs, ice cream, zeppoles and novelty vendors.
A Patriotic exercise will be held at 8:30 PM with the firework spectacular following at dusk.

Dover Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019; 6:00 pm 3.00 (Rain Date July 5)
Hamilton Field Complex
Dover, NJ
Event features live music, food & beverages, and fireworks at dark.o

Maywood 109th Independence Day Celebration
Wednesday, July 3, 2019: @ 6pm
Memorial Park
Maywood, NJ
Entertainment will begin at 6 : 30 pm followed by the fireworks at 9:15 pm

Franklin Township
Wednesday, July 3, 2019; (Rain date: Friday, July 12, 2019)
The Municipal Complex
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ
Live music,on the Main Stage Little Jimmy & The Starlites, children's activities, and food trucks beginning at 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

New Providence Independence Day Celebration
Wednesday, July 3, 2019: 7 - 9:30 p.m.
South Street ( Gales Drive to Springfield Avenue)
New Providence, NJ
The family oriented festiviites, featuring DJ Mike Savage, will begin at 7pm with the grand finale fireworks show at approximately 9:30 PM. Be sure to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the festivities.

Oradell Independence Day Celebration
Wednesday, July 3, 2019; 6:30 p.m. (Rain date July 6th)
Memorial Field
Park & Prospect side
Oradell, NJ
Food Trucks, Live Music, and Fireworks at dusk

Rahway Fireworks Display
Wednesday, July 3, 2019; (Rain date, July 5th)
City Hall
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ
Fireworks at dusk, Fireworks will be viewable from Rahway River Park and surrounding areas.

Ridgefield's Annual Fireworks Independence Day Celebration

Wednesday, July 3, 2019; 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Park
Shaler Blvd
Ridgefield, NJ
Music starts at 6 pm along with Bouncy Rides and more. Fireworks begin at dusk approximately 9 pm.

Saddle Brook Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ dusk
Otto Pehle Park
Saddle Brook Road
Saddle Brook, NJ
Fireworks display begins at 9:15pm

State Fair Meadowlands
June 20, - July 7, 2019
Fireworks shows take place on the evenings of Wednesday, July 3 & Thursday July 4th, 2019
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford NJ
Next to MetLife Stadium
Website (Check Schedule)
This very popular family event features quality rides, plenty of free entertainment, games and prizes, and a variety foods. There are a variety of activities to interest all ages. All Tickets Include Free Live shows and concerts. Free Live concerts.

Independence Day 2019 Fireworks Cruise
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Boarding: 5:30 PM, Cruising time: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Lincoln Harbor
1500 Harbor Blvd
Weehawken, NJ 07086
Celebrate America's Birthday in style while enjoying the incredible views over Manhattan at night and the New York Harbor Fireworks show. Enjoy a delicious buffet-style dinner and Platinum Open Bar. Rock the night with DJ music, access to shared spaces and interactive games onboard.

Allendale 4th of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 7:30pm - 9:30 pm
Crestwood Lake
Allendale, NJ
Activities begin with a concert by the Saddle River Valley Concert Band and fireworks at 9pm.

Belleville 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Belleville High School
Belleville, NJ
Free Come out for a night of fun for the family including a Trackless Train, Games, Inflatable Rides, and a live DJ!
Festivities begin at 6 pm. Fireworks display will start about 9 pm

Bloomfield Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4, 2019; gates open 5:30pm
Foley Field, JFK Drive
Bloomfield, NJ
Live music, Amusements, Blow Up Rides, Games, Food for Purchase Opening Ceremonies and at 9:20PM, the Fireworks Extravaganza

Bridgewater Independence Day Family Festival
Thursday, July 4, 2018: 6pm - 10pm
North Branch Park
908 722-1200 x225
Free admission
Come celebrate Independence Day with spectacular fireworks! North Branch Park gates will open at 6pm to allow vehicles to enter the park, and the fireworks display will be held at 9:30pm. Visitors should plan to arrive early. Food will be available for purchase, and a Revolutionary War encampment will re-create life during the 1770's. Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin. Picnic baskets are also allowed, but alcohol is prohibited.

Chatham Fourth of July Fireworks Show
Thursday, July 4, 2019, @dusk
Chatham Middle School
Chatham, NJ
Gates open at 7 p.m. for live music, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Clark Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019; @9:15 p.m.(Rain date july 5th)
Arthur L. Johnson High School
365 Westfield Ave
Clark, NJ
Fireworks @dusk

Clifton July 4th Picnic and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019 (Fireworks Rain date July 5th)
Main Memorial Park
Clifton, NJ
Enjoy the City of Clifton's fun filled picnic with family and friends at Main Memorial Park. Great food, crafts, health screenings, clowns, free activities and rides for the children. Family races and events will take place between 1pm – 3pm.
Fireworks display will be held at the Clifton High School Stadium ( Day Street & Piaget Rd) at dusk following the picnic.

Denville Independence Day Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Gardner Field
Denville, NJ
Music by Street Hassle Band beginng at 7pm, with fireworks to follow

Hackensack 4th of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:15 pm
Foschini Park
Hackensack, NJ
Live music by the Infernos Band at 7:15 pm, and Fireworks at 9:15 pm.

Jersey City's July 4 Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at the foot of Montgomery Street & Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ
Carnival, Live Music, Food & Drink, and Fireworks. Fireworks will be performed by Grucci is a sixth-generation, family-owned and operated company. Known as "America's First Family of Fireworks"

Livingston Fourth of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 10 am - 10:30 PM (fireworks rain date is July 5th).
Livingston High School
30 Robert H Harp Dr
Livingston, NJ 07039
This celebration features the Largest July 4th Car Show in New Jersey! Family fun beginning at 9 am with the Classic Car Show & Kiwanis Swim Karnival. All-day family and kids' activities, including Powerhouse Studios Wacky Sports, ice cream eating contest, bouncy rides and games, and free pony rides! Main Stage Entertainment @ 7:45 PM Wanted DOA (Bon Jovi Tribute Band)
Livingston's Famous Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm.
Bring your lawn chairs or spread out a blanket and watch the show!

Maplewood Fourth of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:00 am - 11:00 pm 10.00
Maplewood Memorial Park
580 Valley Street
Maplewood, NJ
Join in for a full day of festivities in Memorial Park, with live music, a carnival midway, Entertainment Pavilion, boardwalk games, food court, car show, bingo hall, and fireworks.
This years concert headliners are:
Afternoon Concert Headliner- The Nerds
Evening Concert Headliner- The Cameos

Millburns Annual July 4th Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Taylor Park
Main St,
Short Hills, NJ
The celebration will include a flag raising, a softball game and a bike and trike parade with awards for the best decorations. At 3 pm, the celebration continues at Millburn High School, with live music, food trucks, rides and raffles. Tickets are $10 per person and will be sold at the high school.
The fireworks display will take place at 9:30 pm at Millburn High School, 462 Millburn Ave.

Parsippany 4th of July Fireworks and Concert

Thursday, July 4, 2019; 7:30 pm
Parsippany Hills High School
Parsippany, NJ
This event features an evening of music and fireworks.

Randolph Freedom Festival
Thursday, July 4th, 5th and 6th, 2019; Rain or shine)
County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ
The Township of Randolph’s annual Independence Day celebration is one of the area's most popular summer festivals. This 3 day family event features a fair with many carnival rides, games, crafts, food and entertainment. Thursday is, Country night,, Friday Rockin Randolph night, and on Saturday night the festival culminates with one of the best fireworks shows in Morris County. Parking and admission to the festival grounds are free, although a donations for fireworks are welcome and encouraged.

Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019; Gates Open at 6:00 pm (Rain Date- Thursday, July 5, 2018)
Veterans Field
Ridgewood, NJ
Food trucks are on site and local musical groups perform at the Kaschau Bandshell while the crowd waits for the sun to set before the big Fireworks show. This show-stopping pyrotechnic display brings spectators from miles around, so come early, pack the bug spray and bring a blanket or beach chair.

Summit 4th of July Food Truck Festival
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Soldiers Memorial Field
5 Myrtle Avenue
Summit, NJ
This event features a Food Truck Festival with evening entertainment by The Infernos on the main stage. Carnival rides and children's entertainment
The Fireworks Display starts at 9:15 PM over Memorial Field. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

Paramus July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Sunday, July 7, 2019; 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cliff Gennarelli Sports Complex (next to the Westfield Garden State Plaza)
Paramus, NJ
This event features food (for sale) live entertainment, and a fireworks display at dusk. Bring a blanket or chair.

Union Township 4th of July Concert and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019; 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Biertuempfel Park
1300 Winslow Ave.
Union, NJ 07083
The Fourth of July schedule of events is as follows:
10:00 a.m. festivities will begin on Stuyvesant Ave, between Mountainview and Tyler Ave., with the 11th Annual All-American Soap Box Derby. 7:30 p.m.
The concert by Smooth Band and Orchestra at Biertuempfel Park @9:00 p.m, followed by the Fireworks Spectacular. All events are family-friendly and open to the public.

West Orange Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019: Beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Rain date Saturday, July 6th)
West Orange High School
655 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ
Kids Zone, then Fireworks at Dusk. Bring blankets- No chairs.

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