Fourth of July 2023 Celebrations

Happy Birthday America! Spectacular Fireworks will light up the night sky in New Jersey and surrounding areas. Spend time with the family during the day at the beach, boardwalk, or a BBQ. At night, go check out July 4th fireworks in New Jersey or Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show in New York City. All events are free and available to the public unless otherwise noted. Please check with venue for any schedule changes. Tip: Bring noise reduction earmuffs for kids with sensitive ears. Check NJ Kids Calendar for more events.

Where to see Fireworks

Atlantic City - North Beach Fireworks

Friday June 30, 2023 at 9:30PM. Free to the public, North Beach boardwalk area. Fireworks can be viewed from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Ocean Casino Resort, Showboat, and Steel Pier.

Atlantic City - Tropicana 4th of July Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, 10PM. The Tropicana in Atlantic City presents the Grucci July 4th Fireworks over the Beach and Boardwalk.

Cape May Independence Day Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, 9:30PM. Fireworks Extravaganza in front of Congress Hall in Cape May NJ. Enjoy viewing along the beach at Convention Hall as well.

Lower Township Independence Day Festival - Cape May

Monday, July 3, 2023. Independence Festival begins at 5PM along the Bay. Fireworks at 9PM over North Cape May Bay, Emerson Ave. Bring chairs or blankets.

Chatham Independence Day Parade and Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Parade starts 10:30AM. Fireworks display begins at dark, approximately 9:30PM. Enjoy festivities and listen to live music by The Star Band. Chatham Middle School, 480 Main Street, Chatham NJ.

Florham Park Fourth of July

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Day time events with kids activities and parade at the center of town, lawn at Borough Hall. Fireworks at night 9PM over Recreation Center fields in Florham Park NJ. Online donations are appreciated. 

Freehold Independence Day Concert & Fireworks

Sunday, July 2, 2023, 6PM-11PM, gates open 5:30PM. Live music & entertainment. Watch Fireworks at dusk live from the Freehold Raceway. Bring blankets & chairs. 

Hackensack 4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Family fun with games, activities, food vendors 4pm-8pm. Performance by Fillet of Soul at 7:30PM. Fireworks Spectacular at 9:00PM. Foschini Park, 278 River Street, Hackensack, NJ.

Jersey City July 4th Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. 12PM-10PM. Enjoy the Street Festival - live music, all day food trucks and drink at Montgomery Street, Exchange Place in Jersey City. Night time Grucci Fireworks display with an incredible showcase of pyrotechnics at 9:30PM. Waterfront at Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ.

Livingston July 4th 2022 Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Fun starts 9AM, Fireworks 9PM. Featuring classic Auto Show called “AutoFest 2023” - showcasing antique cars, muscle cars, collector cars and motorcycles. All Day family and kids activities start at 10AM with games, magic show, Powerhouse Stuidos Wild and Wacky show, face painting, and more! Over 20 Food trucks available. Musical performer featuring “The Real Diamond Band” at 7:30pm. Brings chairs or blankets to watch Fireworks show. Memorial Oval, South Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ

Annual Oceanfest at Long Branch

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, 1PM-10PM. All day Oceanfest festival with family friendly activities - clowns, costumed characters and more! Take a walk along Long Branch’s famous beachfront and enjoy dance performances and musical acts. Sample food from vendors and check out various crafters. Cap off the night with a spectacular Fireworks Display at 9PM. 1 Ocean Blvd, Long Branch NJ.

New Providence Fireworks

Monday, July 3, 2023 after 9PM. Fireworks will be visible from most areas in New Providence. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. South Street, New Providence NJ.

New York City Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, starting 8PM. Go experience NYC's Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks.Thousands of shells will light up the sky - 25 minutes worth of dazzling displays live from five barges positioned on the East River in midtown Manhattan between 23rd Street & 42nd Street. Public viewing locations and dedicated entry points will be set up along elevated portions of the FDR Drive around Midtown Manhattan, enter at 1st Ave & E20th St., 1st Ave & E34th St, and 1st Ave & E42nd St. Additional viewing locations at Gantry Plaza State Park in in Queens, Transmitter Park in Brooklyn, Newtown Barge Park in Brooklyn, and Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Brooklyn.

Ocean City Fourth of July Celebration

Tuesday July 4, 2023. There will be a kite flying competition at 7PM, followed by a spectacular Ocean City NJ boardwalk fireworks display at 9PM.

Paramus Festival & Fireworks Show

The Mega Bit Food & Music Festival will be held Sunday July 2, 2023, starting at 12 Noon at the Westfield Garden State Plaza - inflatables, kids activities and over 20 food trucks. July 2nd evening Paramus Fireworks Show and entertainment (6PM-10:45PM) will be held at the Cliff Gennarelli Sports-Plex in Paramus, NJ.

Parsippany Independence Day Fireworks and Concert

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Concert starts at 7PM and Fireworks show at dark, approximately 9:30PM. Held at Parsippany High School, 20 Rita Dr., Morris Plains NJ.

Celebrate Our Stars & Stripes - Perth Amboy & South Amboy

Monday, July 3 2023.  Independence Day Festival from 5PM-9:30PM with fabulous fun, food, and family festivities.
Spectacular Fireworks Show at 9:20PM
Perth Amboy - View Fireworks at Sadowski Parkway on the waterfront.
South Amboy - View at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park.

Point Pleasant Annual 4th of July Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in the evening. Jenkinson's Boardwalk annual Independence Day fireworks on the Point Pleasant beach at dark!

Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, Gates Open 6PM. Musical entertainment with The Dad’s Night Band and more!. Evening Fireworks Extravaganza by Grucci at 9PM. Make a donation. Veterans Field in Ridgewood, NJ.

Seaside Heights July 4th Fireworks Extraavaganza

Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 9:30PM. Enjoy fireworks display from anywhere along the Seaside Heights boardwalk.

Somerset County Annual 4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Gates open at 6pm. Enjoy food, music & fun. The JNJ 3rd Regiment Revolutionary encampment will be present. Musical guest performer this year will be The New York Bee Gees. Enjoy spectacular Fireworks at 9:30PM, North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater NJ. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Summit’s 76th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2023, festivities begin at 12PM, Fireworks at 9PM. Independence Day Children’s Decorated Bicycle Parade, food trucks, rides, music, and more. Grand Fireworks display at night. Soldier’s Memorial Field, Summit NJ.

Union Township 4th of July Spectacular

Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Silver Arrow Band Concert at 7:30PM. Fireworks Spectacular at 9PM. Biertuempfel Park, Union NJ.

Wildwoods Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 10PM. Special Fireworks Spectacular visible from anywhere on the Wildwoods boardwalk in NJ.

Woodbridge Township Independence Day Fireworks

Monday, July 3, 2023, Gate opens at 4PM, View Fireworks under the Stars. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Special Musical guests Blame it on Ritchie, Am Gold. Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park, Sewaren, NJ.

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