2015 Fourth of July Fireworks Guide

Check out this list of locations to see fireworks this Fourth of July Weekend! Please note: Event details may have changed and might not be reflected on this list. Please check with appropriate organizations

News 12 Staff

Jul 2, 2015, 7:38 PM

Updated 3,208 days ago

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2015 Fourth of July Fireworks Guide
Check out this list of locations to see fireworks this Fourth of July Weekend!
Please note: Event details may have changed and might not be reflected on this list. Please check with appropriate organizations and municipalities if you plan to attend any of these events. This is not a definitive list of fireworks shows. Let us know of more shows in the comments.


Carteret Fireworks at Waterfront Park & Pier
100 Middlesex Ave., Carteret, NJ 07008 United States
The Festival begins on Friday, July 3, 2015. The celebration starts at 3:00 p.m. with rides, games, food and memorabilia. There will also be a concert and a fireworks display at about 9:15 p.m. There will be local transportation available. The festivities are staged at Waterfront Park.


Bordentown Fireworks
Joseph Lawrence Park, Ward Avenue
The event will start at 4:15 p.m. on July 3, 2015. Enjoy fun, food, music and fireworks starting at dusk.


Point Pleasant Fireworks
300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
The event will be on Friday, July 3, 2015 on Jenkinsons Boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach. Start time at dark.


Highland Park's Fireworks in the Park
Homestead Park, NJ
Festivities in the park will include food and live music beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Homestead Park. Fireworks will start at 9 p.m.
 
Manasquan Gala Fourth of July Celebration
Manasquan Coast Guard Station
The event will be held on Friday, July 3, 2015.


Lake Hopatcong Fourth of July Fireworks
79 N Bertrand Rd, NJ, Mt Arlington, NJ 07856 United States
Fireworks will be display on Saturday July 4, 2015 starting sometime between 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club.
 
Denville 4th of July Fireworks
Gardner Field, Denville, NJ
Saturday July 4, 2015. Free concert featuring Jimmy & the Parrots. Concert starts at 7 p.m. and the fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
 
Hackensack Fireworks
Forschini Park on River Street Hackensack, NJ
Hackensack will host a full day of events including a flea market, softball game, a concert, rides and a firework display on Saturday, July 4, 2015. The fireworks display will begin at 9:15 p.m. at Forschini Park on River Street.
 
West Long Branch Fireworks
Locust Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764 United States
This event will take place on Saturday, July 4, 2015, from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Franklin Park. There will be a Jersey Jukebox concert to accompany the fireworks this year.
 
East Hanover Fireworks
Lurker Park, East Hanover, NJ
This event will take place on Saturday July 4, 2015. DJ and food vendors will be there at 8 p.m. and fireworks start at 9:15 p.m. at Lurker Park. The event is free to the public.
 
Wildwood 4th of July
4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
July 4, 2015. Annual holiday fireworks extravaganza located on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, New Jersey. The fireworks are free and start at 10 p.m.


Piscataway Firework Display
100 Behmer Road, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
A firework display is set for Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Piscataway High School Football Stadium. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. and will include clowns, food, kiddy rides and live music. The fireworks display will start at approximately 9:30 p.m. (Rain date is Sunday, July 5.)
 
Milltown 4th of July Celebration
Van Liew Avenue, Milltown, NJ
Saturday, July 4, 2015. Fishing derby starts at 6 a.m., 5K race starts at 8 a.m. and the annual parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Fireworks show will start 9-9:30 p.m.
 
Asbury Park Fourth of July Fireworks
Asbury Park Beach
Fireworks will be on the beachfront starting at 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015.
 
4th of July Fireworks in Sea Isle
50th Street Beach, Sea Isle, NJ 08243
The event will start at 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2014. The rain date is scheduled for July 5.
 
July 4th Fireworks Display at North Branch Park
North Branch Park, Milltown Road, Bridgewater, NJ
Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, who generously donated the funds for a magnificent pyrotechnic display. Food will be available for purchase, and 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.
 
Fireman's Fair 2015
AH Municipal Harbor, 1 Simon Lake Drive, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716, USA


The Annual Atlantic Highlands Fireman's Fair will begin on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 and end on Saturday, July 4, 2015. The Fireworks Display will be on Friday night, July 3.
 
Oceanfest 4th of July Celebration
Ocean Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07740


This event is being held at the Oceanfront Promenade including a variety of activities leading up to a fireworks display on Saturday, July 4, 2015.


Hazlet Independence Day Celebration
1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet, NJ 07730 United States
Sunday, July 5, 2015 the fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Rain date is July 6, 2015.

Cranbury Township Firework Display
Village Park, Maplewood Avenue, Cranbury, NJ


Sunday, July 5, 2015 in Village Park. The Mercer County Symphonic Band will play at around 6 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk. Attendees should bring blankets, chairs and picnic dinners. No alcoholic beverages permitted. (Rain date is July 6, 2015.)
 
Buena Vista Township Fireworks
Buena Vista Township 890 Harding Highway, Buena, NJ
The Buena Vista Township Special Events Committee have finalized plans for a spectacular event and fireworks display for Sunday, July 5, 2015. Start time will be 3 p.m. with a parade preceding that at 2:00 pm. (Rain date is July 12, 2015.)
 
Bradley Beach Fireworks
701 Main Street Bradley Beach, NJ 07720-1089
The annual fireworks display will take place on Friday, July 3, 2015 starting at 9 p.m. at the Beachfront. (Rain date is Sunday, July 5, 2015.)
 
Lavalette Fireworks
Centennial Gardens, NJ
The borough of Lavalette will host a fireworks display at Centennial Gardens and Gazebo at Philadelphia Avenue on the bay front, Sunday July 5, 2015. The event will take place from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is free to attend. (Rain date is schedule for Sunday, July 12, 2015.)
 
Dover Fireworks Celebration
Highway 46 East Dover, NJ 07801 United States

Festivities begin Saturday, July 4, 2015 in downtown Dover. There will be food, vendors, music, a parade, special events, and the very best fireworks show for miles. Fireworks start at 9:20 p.m.
 
State Fair Meadowlands
102 NJ State Highway 120, East Rutherford, NJ
The State Fair runs June 19 through July 5, 2015. Fireworks shows will be held on July 3 and July 4 from 10:30 p.m. onward.
 
Summit: 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Ashland Road, Summit, NJ 07901
Events will be held at Soldier's Memorial Field on July 4, 2015 and are free to attend. The Cameos in Concert will begin at 7:45 p.m. and fireworks display set to start at 9:15 p.m.
 
Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration
Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 United States
This event will be held in Veterans Field at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Though the festivities are schedules throughout the day, the actual fireworks celebration will be held at 9 p.m. after the gates are closed. (Rain date is Sunday, July 5, 2015.)
 
Atlantic City Fireworks Spectacular
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Saturday, July 4, 2015, starting 9:30 p.m. This year's fireworks will begin with a celebrity reading of the Declaration of Independence and will include other famous quotes from notable Americans, followed by popular celebratory music by artists performing in Atlantic City.
 
Leonia Sports Boosters Carnival & Fireworks
Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ, 07605
While this is a 5-day event, the fireworks display will take place on July 4, 2015. The carnival is open from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
 
Florham Park July 4th Parade, Picnic & Fireworks
Elm St., Florham Park, NJ 07932
This event will be taking place on July 4, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The fireworks are scheduled to take place at Emmett Field at 8:15 p.m., with Entertainment provided by Lonnie Youngblood. Rain date is scheduled for July 5, 2015.
 
Clifton July 4th Fireworks
1400 Main Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011, Clifton Stadium at Main Memorial Park.
This event will take place on July 4, 2015 with a picnic, a concert and a fireworks display starting at dusk. The event will start at 1:00 p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m.
 
Avalon NJ Family Fun Fest
3001 Avalon Avenue, Avalon, NJ 08202
The fireworks display will take place on Saturday, July 4, 2015 following a concert that begins at 7:00 p.m.
 
Camden Freedom Festival
Wiggins Park, Riverside Drive and MLK Boulevard, Camden, NJ
Saturday, July 4, 2015. The festival is set to start at 5 p.m. and will include concerts, a veteran's tribute and a fireworks show over the Delaware River. The fireworks display starts at 9:30 p.m. at Wiggins Park.


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