There is nothing better than celebrating the 4th of July In New Jersey — one of the proudest parts of America! Attached is a growing list of Independence Day celebrations across the Garden State, starting in late June, and going as far as July 6th.

Celebrate The 4th of July in New Jersey With The List Below!

  • June 27th - Montgomery Township

    Starting at 6:00, this kicks off at the front lawn of Montgomery High School on route 601. Those who get there early can enjoy food trucks, live music, as well as games and activities for the kids. 

  • June 28th - Lawrence Township

    The annual fireworks display will be held at Rider University. The festivities start at 6:00 p.m., and the family can enjoy live bands, food trucks, and children’s entertainment. Expect a longer night because the fireworks will start around 9:30 p.m.

  • June 29th - Matawan

    Located at Lake Lefferts Park on Ravine Drive. The Matawan 4th of July celebration kicks off at 6:00 p.m.. Enjoy kids’ activities, inflatables, and a live musical appearance by the Pezheads. Fireworks are scheduled to launch when it gets dark. 
    *RAIN DATE JUNE 30th*

  • July 1st - Hamilton Township

    Located at Veterans Park, Hamilton Township is hosting its Independence Day event starting at 6:00 p.m. Live entertainment and food will be on site. Fireworks are expected to begin at 9:30 p.m. 

  • July 2nd - Aberdeen

    Aberdeen’s annual Independence Day Celebration is going to be its “biggest year yet!”, according to the township. This will be held at Veterans Memorial Park starting at 5:00 p.m. Fireworks are expected to go off at 9:00 p.m.
    *RAIN DATE JULY 8th*

  • July 3rd - Union Beach

    Celebrate the 4th Of July at Union Beach at the beachfront. Fireworks begin when it gets dark. 
    *RAIN DATE JULY 5th*

  • July 3rd - Freehold

    From 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., everyone gathers at the Freehold Raceway to enjoy the fireworks show! Lawn chairs are RECOMMENDED! 

  • July 3rd - Asbury Park

    The annual Asbury Park Independence Day celebration! View the fireworks from the Second and Fourth Avenue beaches starting at 9:00 p.m.
    *RAIN DATE JULY 5th*

  • July 3rd - Keansburg

    Celebrate the birth of our nation at Keansburg Amusement Park & Runaway Rapids’ “BIGGEST show ever”! Spend the day at the park and cap it off with a beautiful fireworks display. *FREE ENTRY*

  • July 3rd - Woodbridge

    This fireworks display will be at Alvin P. Williams Park! Gates open at 4:00 p.m., and there will be live music, vendors, food trucks, and more. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets. 
    *RAIN DATE JULY 5th*

  • July 4th - East Brunswick

    East Brunswick’s 4th Of July celebration is going to be held at the Community Arts Center on Cranbury Road. There will be children’s games, food vendors, and an appearance from the East Brunswick Symphony Orchestra! Parking for the event will be available at the arts center using the entrance/exit ramp roadside.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m.. More parking information can be found here. 

    *RAIN DATE JULY 5th*

  • July 4th - Long Branch

    OCEANFEST“The Biggest Independence Day celebration anywhere in New Jersey”! 

    The event starts at 1:00 p.m. and goes all the way to 10:00 p.m. Firworks are expected to go off at 9:00 p.m.

  • July 4th - Milltown

    Another large-scale 4th of July celebration, this event kicks off at 6:00 IN THE MORNING. Fishing, fun runs, food, parades, beer gardens, and so much more are happening here. Fire works are expected to launch at 9:30 p.m. 

    For more information on the day’s festivities, click HERE

  • July 5th - Atlantic Highlands

    Atlantic Highlands will be having its fireworks display at the Marina, starting at 9:45 p.m. Perfect night for watching from the boat.
    *RAIN DATE JULY 6th* 

  • July 6th - Belmar

    Starting promptly at 8:30 p.m., this can’t miss fireworks display is best observed from the grass in fron of Silver Lake on Ocean Avenue. IT CANNOT BE SEEN FROM THE BEACH

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