Our 2012 NJ Fireworks guide covers all of South Jersey. That includes Atlantic County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Gloucester County, Ocean County and Salem County.
If you notice that we left out a great celebration that your little town puts on every year, let us know! Here’s our 2015 Guide to the Best 4th of July Fireworks Displays in South Jersey:
Atlantic County NJ Fireworks & 4th of July Celebrations:
Smithville, Atlantic County:
Saturday, July 4, 2015: Everyone enjoys a parade, so come join the fun at Smithville’s 4th of July Parade with marching bands, floats and local dignitaries.
Get more information on Smithville
Atlantic City NJ Fireworks:
July 4, 2015: Atlantic City will stage a spectacular display produced by Fireworks by Grucci that will illuminate the skies above the boardwalk and the beach. The show will be visible along a one mile stretch from Revel Resort on Metropolitan Avenue to The Atlantic Club on Boston Avenue. The display will be choreographed to music broadcast by 95.1 WAYV FM.
For more information, see the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Bureau site.
Burlington County NJ Fireworks and Celebrations:
Evesham Township NJ Fireworks, Fun Run & Parade:
Saturday, July 4th, 2015: Evesham Township is busy planning their 2015 celebration. The community goes all out to make a big event of the 4th. The day starts early with a fun run and 5K race and ends with a fireworks display late that night at the local high school. Other Events include a parade, a bike parade and a community celebration before the fireworks. The 1 Mile Fun Runs and the 5K Marlton Mayor’s Cup take place at 8:30 AM between Main Street and Cooper Avenue in Marlton. The Bike Parade is a great activity for the kids. It features bike riders up to grade 5 and parents pushing babies in strollers and wagons. All participants are encouraged to be creative and decorate their cycles as best as they can. The July 4th parade starts at 11:00 AM along Main Street from Maple Avenue to Bettlewood Road. It features live music, community groups and military grand marshals and refreshments. The community celebration begins at 7:45 and features paratroopers, a military tribute and refreshments. The fireworks cap off the day at 9:45. The rain date for the fireworks is on Thursday, July 5th.
Get more information @ the new Evesham Celebrations Website
Florence Township NJ Fireworks & July 4th Events:
Saturday, July 11, 2015: Florence New Jersey is proud to announce that their patriotic parade and fireworks are back for 2015. The Florence Township Volunteer Fire Company #1 is celebrating over 100 years and that organization is the centerpiece of their festivities this year. There will be a flag raising at 11:00 and a parade at noon. Later in the day you can listen to a concert starting at 7:00 and watch the fireworks at 9:00 PM at Veterans Park and at the municipal buildings.
Find more information @ Florence-nj.gov
Medford NJ Fireworks & Concert:
Medford is proud to announce the return of their Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks. The celebration will be held Thursday, July 2, 2015 and start at 6:00 pm at Freedon Park.
More Info on the event
Shamong NJ Fireworks Festival @ Valenzano Winery:
On Friday, July 3, 2015, Valenzano Winery will host their first Fireworks Festival at their festival grounds on Old Indian Mills Road in Shamong. The event will feature live music with two bands, convenient parking, entertainment for the kids, low altitude fireworks, a craft show and Valenzano wines. Gates open at 5:00 pm. The fireworks will be staged at sunset and the event runs until about 9:30. Admission is $5.00 each. Tickets can be purchased at the winery before the 3rd, or at the gate the day of the festival. Special party tent rentals are available.
Camden County NJ Fireworks & 4th of July Celebrations:
Camden NJ Fireworks
Saturday, June 30th, 2012: Camden gets a jump on Independence Day this year when Battleship New Jersey holds it’s 10th annual Battleship Blast on Saturday, June 30th, 2012. The Battleship has quite a celebration planned with a barbeque, live entertainment, music, dance, an overnight encampment and of course, a grand fireworks display.
Find out more @ BestofNJ.com Blast Press Release
Or on the Battleship Site
Cherry Hill NJ Fireworks
Saturday, July 4th, 2015: Cherry Hill sponsors a community festival annually to celebrate our country’s independence with live music, hot dogs, ice cream and fireworks of course. The festivities are held at Jonas Morris Stadium and Michael J Santarpio Field at Cherry Hill High School West. The celebration begins at 7:00 PM. The music starts at 8:00 PM and the Fireworks go off at 9:00 PM. The celebration is hosted by Cherry Hill Mayor Bernie Platt. The rain date is July 5th. For information call 856-488-7868
Find more information @ Cherryhill-nj.com
Collingswood NJ Fireworks & Concert:
Saturday, July 4, 2015: Collingswood has a wide array of events scheduled for the 4th including: a bike parade in Knight Park, a patriotic decorating contest that the whole town gets involved in [town blocks, homes and businesses], water games at Roberts Pool, and a fireworks display. The winners of the decorating contest are announced during the fireworks ceremony and the winners get money to spend in their own hometown! Gates open at 6:30, the show starts at 8:00 and the fireworks are scheduled to start at about 9:15 at the high school stadim at 424 Collings Avenue.
Find more information @ Collingswood.com
Cape May County NJ Fireworks and July 4th Celebrations:
Cape May NJ Fireworks, Picnic & More
Saturday, July 4th, 2015: Congress Hall in Cape May is having an old fashioned picnic for the 4th of July. The event features 3 legged races, potato sack races, face painting, balloon twisting and a great BBQ. There’s a fireworks display and a concert by a Dixieland Jazz band and the Congress Hall Festival Choir. The picnic costs $20.00 and tickets can be purchased at the desk in the lobby of the hotel.
Get more info @ the Congress Hall Website.
Saturday, July 4th, 2015: Head to the southernmost tip of the state and continue the celebration of the 4th on the 7th in Cape May. The celebration begins at 7:00 on Saturday morning with the traditional Kiwanis Pancake Day event. It runs until 12:30 and is held at Congress Hall. At 1:00 that afternoon the town holds an Independence Day Parade at the Convention Hall. [Get more info @ www.capemaycity.org]
Ocean City NJ Fireworks & July 4th Events
Saturday, July 4, 2015: Ocean City has a full day of celebrations planned for Wednesday, July 4th, 2012. The day begins with two bike parades on the north and south ends of town. Later in the day there’s a kite flying competition at Carey Stadium and live entertainment. The regular Wednesday Farmers’ Market will taken place at the Tabernacle Grounds. The July 4th Fireworks Display will bring the day to a spectacular close at 9:00 PM at 9th Street.
Get more information @ OceanCityChamber.com.
Sea Isle City, NJ Fireworks:
Saturday, July 4th, 2015: Sea Isle City’s Fireworks are scheduled for 9:00 pm, at JFK Boulevard and the beach. The Rain date is July 5th.
Find out more @ Sea Isle City Website
Wildwood, Cape May County NJ Fireworks & 4th of July Events:
Friday, July 3, through Sunday, July 5, 2015: The Wildwoods have a full weekend scheduled before the 4th and something going on everyday until Sunday the 5th of July. There’s a talent showcase and a radio broadcast later and the day ends with the regular Friday night fireworks in Wildwood at Pine Avenue and the beach. On Saturday there’s a Beach Field Hockey Tournament. You can also check out the concerts at Centennial Park and in North Wildwood. The Boardwalk Craft show also opens on Saturday morning. On Sunday, there’s the craft show and the talent showcase.
Get more info @ the Wildwood Website.
Cumberland County NJ Fireworks & 4th of July Events:
Millville & the Cumberland County Fair & Fireworks:
Tuesday, July 7, 2015: The Cumberland County Fair is a great regional event with 4H Displays, classic cars, hay rides, carnival rides, live music and entertainment and pig races. The fair will be staging a fireworks display on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at dusk.
Get more information @ the Cumberland County Fair site
Gloucester County NJ Fireworks and Celebrations:
Monroe Township, Gloucester County:
Fireworks will be held at Owens Park at dusk.
Get more information @ The Monroe Township of Gloucester County Website
Ocean County & Long Beach Island NJ Fireworks and Celebrations:
Barnegat Light July 4th Concert, Awards Ceremony & Parade, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
The Barnegat Light Fourth of July Parade will take place on Saturday, July 4, 2015. It will begin at 6:30 PM starting at 16th Street. There will be an awards ceremony and a concert to follow at the bay dock area between 9th & 10th Street. The concert will feature the Liberty Band. In case of rain, concert will be in the Firehouse Social Hall on 10th and Central Boulevard. If you need more information, you can call 609-494-9196
More information about Barnegat Light activities here.
Barnegat Township NJ Fireworks & Concert, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
Barnegat Township will hold its Independence Day Concert and Fireworks on Saturday, July 4th at the Municipal Dock on East Bay Avenue. The celebration and the concert will begin at 7:30 PM and the Fireworks will start at dusk.
More information about Barnegat Township happenings here.
Beach Haven NJ Fireworks over the Bay
Beach Haven will stage their fireworks display over Tuckerton Bay on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at around 9:00 PM. The fireworks are staged at Taylor Avenue and the Bay. On July 4th the community Concert on the Green will feature jazz music by Howard Isaacson at Veterans Bicentennial Park, located at Engleside and Beach Avenues.
More information about Beach Haven here.
Beachwood, Toms River & River Towns, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
Beachwood is famous for their fireworks displays in South Jersey. This year they will be staging their extravaganza on July 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM at the Bayside Avenue beachfront. Their fireworks can be seen for miles all along the river and the bay For further information contact 732-286-6000, ext. 200
More information on Beachwood here.
Berkeley NJ Fireworks & Concert, Wednesday, July 1, 2015:
Berkeley schedules its fireworks and concert a little differently. Each year their big day falls a little before or after the main holiday. This year it is set for Wednesday, July the 1st. The concert at Veteran’s Park features The Duprees. The concert starts at 6:00 and the fireworks follow. For more information you can call Karen Stallings at 732-244-7400 ext: 208.
Find out more about Berkeley and their celebration here.
Brick Township NJ Fireworks & Summerfest, Friday, July 3, 2015:
Brick will celebrate Summerfest on Friday, July 3, 2015 with a concert by Separate Ways, The Ultimate Journey Show at 7:00 PM. The fireworks extravaganza follows at 9:00 PM. The celebration is held at at Windward Beach Park.
Get more information on Brick.
Harvey Cedars Craft Day by the Bay, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
Harvey Cedars is opening their annual craft show this year on July 4th at Sunset Park on West Salem Avenue on LBI. The show runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Admission is free. This year there will be food available from the Barnegat Light First Aid Squad.
Get more information on Harvey Cedars here.
Lakehurst NJ Fireworks, Independence Day Car Show & Parade, Wednesday, July 4, 2012:
Lakehurst’s fireworks will be staged on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. There will also be a full day of activities in town. The very popular car show will start at 9:00 AM and run till 3:00 PM. There will be a patriotic parade at 11:00 AM and the fireworks will take place at dusk. You can get more info from the borough office @ 732-657-4141.
Get more information on Lakehurst here.
Lakewood NJ Fireworks & Concert, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
Lakewood will hold their fireworks display on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Lake Carasaljo. The fireworks will start about 9:15 PM. You can view the fireworks from almost any place along the edge of the lake on North and South Lake Drive. There will be a concert at 7:30.
Get more information on Lakewood.
Lavallette NJ Fireworks & July 4th Concert, Monday, July 6, 2015:
Lavalette will hold their annual concert and fireworks on Monday, July 6th at the Centennial Gardens & Gazebo at Bay Boulevard and Philadelphia Avenue. The concert starts at 7:00 PM and the fireworks go off at dusk (about 9:00 PM).
For more information on Lavallette go here.
Manchester Township Independence Day Celebration, Saunday, July 5, 2015:
Manchester will hold its annual Independence Day concert on Sunday, July 5, 2015. The celebration will begin at 5:00 p.m. with Townsquare Media (WOBM). There will be free shuttle service available from the Municipal parking lot, Bowker Field parking lot and senior villages (main club house). Please call 657-8121, ext. 5102 or 5101 for bus schedule information.
Get more information on Manchester and their celebration here.
Plumsted Township NJ Fireworks & Concert, Sunday, July 5, 2015:
Plumstead Township and the New Egypt Elks Lodge will present their annual Rockin’ Fireworks Concert at the New Egypt Athletic Fields at 121 Evergreen Road. The celebration begins at 2:00 in the afternoon and the fireworks go off at dusk. This Event will feature professional entertainment, artists and creative people from near and far, as well as food, beverages, games and other attractions in an open country setting. There will be multiple bands playing all day, carnival rides, crafts and food vendors. For more information you can call Al Hutchins at 609-758-3005. This was one of the events that I attended last year and it is one of my favorites. There are acres and acres of open land around the athletic fields. There’s lots of room for the kids to run and play and a lot for the whole family to see and do.
For more information see the Elks Lodge site here.
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Fireworks, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Pleasant will present a fireworks display on the beach to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 8:45.
For more information see the Jenkinson’s website.
Seaside Heights NJ Fireworks, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
Seaside Heights will stage their fireworks on the oceanfront and boardwalk at 9:30 AM. There are fireworks scheduled almost every Wednesday night from June 27th to August 29th.
For more information see the Seaside Heights site.
Tuckerton Borough NJ Fireworks & 4th of July Parade, Saturday, July 4, 2015:
The Borough of Tuckerton will present their annual 4th of July Parade at 10:00 AM starting at the Village Shops. There will be activities all day long at the Seaport and fireworks at Tip Seaman Park at dusk. Tuckerton Seaport will host the Red, It’s billed as the perfect afternoon of wine tasting from New Jersey’s finest wineries plus live blues music. The festival also features crafters, vendors, food, boat rides, a traditional pie bake-off contest and much more. With your ticket purchase you get a complimentary souvenir Seaport wine glass.
For more information, see the Tuckerton web site here.
Salem County NJ Fireworks and 4th of July Events:
Woodstown and Pilesgrove NJ Fireworks:
July 4, 2015: Woodstown and Pilesgrove Township New Jersey celebrate the fourth with a “Firecracker 5K Run” at Marlton Park and a down-home small town parade down Main Street. This year the community is proud to announce the return of their fireworks display.
Get more information @ the beautiful new Woodstown New Jersey Website