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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 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.

North Jersey July 4, 2021 Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

(listed by earliest date)

New Jersey State Fair Meadowlands
Fair runs from Friday, June 18 - Sunday, July 11, 2021
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, open air thrill shows, games and prizes, and a variety foods. There are a variety of activities to interest all ages.
Fireworks on the evening of July 3rd & 4th. at dusk

Bloomingdale Fireworks
Saturday, June 26th, 2021; rain date of June 27th
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 26, 2021
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

Verona Fireworks
Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021: 7 PM (Rain date July 1st)
Verona Community Center
880 Bloomfield Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
Fireworks at Dusk.

Franklin Township
Friday, July 2, 2021
Municipal Complex
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Sparta Independence day Fireworks
Saturday July 3, 2021, from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m (Rain date July 4th)
Lake Mohawk Country Club
Sparta, NJ
Pending Approval during Council Meeting May 25th

Allendale 4th of July Celebration
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Crestwood Lake
Allendale, NJ
The Fireworks are for Allendale Residents and their guests ONLY!

Clark Independence Day Celebration
Sunday, July 4th, 2021; @9:15 p.m.
Arthur L. Johnson High School
365 Westfield Ave
Clark, NJ
Fireworks @dusk

Jersey City 4th of July "Freedom and Fireworks"
July 4, 2021@dusk
Jersey City Waterfront
Grucci's fireworks will launch from two barges in the Hudson River, painting the sky with an unparalleled backdrop of the Manhattan skyline.
Note: This year's Freedom and Fireworks event will not be able to include the yearly festival and superstar concerts like years past.

Maplewood Light Show Spectacular
July 4, 2021
Memorial Park
580 Valley Street
Maplewood Township, NJ
Light Show Spectacular on Both Concert Stages Followed by Fireworks Launch at 9:25 p.m.

NYC Harbor July 4th Fireworks Cruise
July 4, 2021: Boarding: 6:45pm & 7:00pm - Return: 10:30pm
NY Waterway
Departs from Port Imperial
Weehawken, NJ
This cruise, departing from New Jersey, features the Macy's Fireworks dazzling display overhead as they light up the sky over New York City. Bring your family and friends to this amazing event while enjoying the DJ with live synchronized music presentations. For your added pleasure, a cash bar is available for soft drinks, snacks and cocktails. Make your July 4th celebration one to remember with breathtaking views and a one-of-a-kind experience.

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks
July 4th, 2021 (rain date of July 10th, 2021)
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
75 North Bertrand Road
Mount Arlington, NJ
Fireworks at dusk

Paramus 4th of July Fireworks & Food Truck Festival
Sunday, July 4th, 2021; 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.

Parsippany Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2021 (rain date July 5th)
Parsippany Hills High School
This holiday celebration will feature music, and a fireworks display beginning at sundown. Attendees are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing from people outside of immediate family.

Ridgewood Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 5, 2021
Veterans Field
131 N. Maple A
Ridgewood, NJ
There will be no evening entertainment or fireworks in 2021
There will be a flag raising ceremony @  9:00 am at Wilsey Square, followed by the parade , @ 10:00 am (Rain or Shine) beginning at North Monroe and Godwin.

Washington Borough July 4th Celebration
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Warren Hills Middle School Athletic Field
64-66 Carlton Avenue
Washington, NJ 
Facebook page
The annual July 4th celebration features a soap box derby, a parade, a concert and fireworks. The parade starts at 3:00 pm on Route 31 and runs through town to Prospect Street. The concert by Doc South & DJ Dave Rupell from 6:00 - 9:30 PM
Fireworks begin at dark.

More Fireworks Displays in
Central Jersey & South Jersey


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