2014 Jersey Shore Fireworks

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Our Jersey Shore Fireworks Guide for the 4th of July weekend has been updated today, July 8, 2014 and we will keep updating it through this weekend.




Jersey Shore Fireworks by County:

NJ Fireworks by Date

  • NJ Fireworks Calendar: This Calendar shows you when fireworks are being held on a day by day, week by week basis.
  • NJ Fireworks List & Map: This list & map shows you where & when fireworks are being held all across the entire state of New Jersey.

Helpful NJ Fireworks Tips

  • Always confirm the time and location of your chosen event. We sometimes make mistakes and sometimes displays are cancelled or delayed. Before you travel a long distance, check the details on the with the town or the sponsoring organization.
  • Get there early and park so that you can get out easily. We always try to park as close as we can to a big thoroughfare. This might mean that you will have to walk a good distance to the event site.
  • Leave early if you can. Have everything ready to go when you get to the finale.
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We’ve made the guide more compact and easier to use this year while at the same time adding more information to it. The basics are on this page and the details on town pages. We’ll be constantly updating the list and adding more fireworks shows all the way up to the 4th of July.

Our Best New Jersey Fireworks Poll is back for this year and we’d love to have your opinion registered in our contest.

We’ve been traveling all over Jersey for years photographing big and small fireworks shows and we’ve included some of our best NJ fireworks photos from our travels.

If you want to help us write this story, please feel free to leave a comment below or contact us. We would love to hear your tips about fireworks and celebrations in your neck of the woods. If you have a question about a July 4th event, just ask us.

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Atlantic County Fireworks

Jersey Shore Fireworks by County Map: Atlantic County

Atlantic County

Atlantic City NJ Fireworks:

Atlantic City has rescheduled their fireworks for Sunday, July 6, 2014. Atlantic City will stage a fireworks show on Sunday, July 6, 2014. This show is staged on the ocean and the marina. To view the fireworks you can watch at the boardwalk, the beach, the pier, or …. AC Fireworks

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Buena Vista NJ Fireworks, Parade & Celebration:

Saturday, July 5, 2014, Free: Buena Vista Township will hold their 26th Anniversary Independence Day Celebration at Michael Debbi Park in Richland on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The event features exhibition baseball games, a parade, a flag raising, car show, local food vendors, crafts, raffles, civic organization exhibits, live music, a talent contest, fireworks and lots of county fair like games and contests for … Buena Vista Fireworks & More

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Margate NJ Fireworks:

Margate has rescheduled their fireworks display for Saturday, July 5, 2014. Margate will stage a fireworks display at Huntington Avenue Beach on Saturday, July 5th, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. The show is sponsored by Downbeach Express, the City of Margate, the Margate City Business Association, Calvi Electric and the Knife and Fork Restaurant. Also on the … Fireworks in Margate

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Cape May County Fireworks

Jersey Shore Fireworks by County Map: Cape May County

Cape May County

Avalon NJ Family Fun Fest

Some events cancelled, others on hold, fireworks may be rescheduled for Sunday. The Borough of Avalon will celebrate our nation’s freedom with 3 days of events, spanning 5 days, starting on Tuesday, July 1 and running through Saturday, July 5, 2014. On Tuesday the community celebration begins with a Mummers String Band and Decorated Bicycle Parade that starts at 6:00 p.m. The parade starts at the Avalon … Avalon’s Family Fun Fest

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Cape May Fireworks & Parade:

Update, 7/3/2014, @ 5:36 a.m.: North Cape May / Lower Township Fireworks Rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014: Friday, Saturday July 4, 5, 2014, Free: Cape May will be celebrating the 4th of July with 2 full days of festivities. The festivities begin on Friday, July 4, 2014 with a fireworks display staged on the beach in Cape May at sundown. You can enjoy the show anywhere on the beach or Beach Avenue in Cape May. They are staged near the Perry Street Beach. Admission is free. The festivities continue when the … 4th @ the Cape

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Lower Township Fireworks

Update, 7/3/2014, @ 5:36 a.m.: North Cape May / Lower Township Fireworks Rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014: Lower Township will be hosting the annual Independence Day Festival on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The festival is sponsored and managed by the Department of Parks and Recreation. The festival will feature vendors, live entertainment, games, amusement rides, food and fireworks at dusk. The festival is staged along … Lower Township Fireworks

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Middle Township Fireworks

Middle Township 4th of July events have all been rescheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2014. Middle Township will host a fireworks display on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at The Davies Sports Complex. The complex is located at 626 Goshen Road in Cape May Court House. The celebration begins … Fireworks in the Middle

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Ocean City Concerts, Parades & Fireworks

Ocean City has moved their fireworks to Sunday, July 6th because of the rains expected from the passing of Hurricane Arthur. Ocean City has several days of celebrations planned for the week of the 4th of July. There are orchestral concerts, market days a VFW benefit concert, a kite flying competition, two bike parades and a fireworks show planned for the holiday. To start off the celebration The Ocean City Pops Orchestra will perform a “POPS Goes All American!” Concert on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 8:00 at the Ocean City Music Pier. The concert features Joseph Mohan playing a … Ocean City Observes the 4th

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Sea Isle City Concert & Fireworks

There are big changes to the 4th of July celebrations in Sea Isle City Sea Isle City will host a variety of events to celebrate the 4th of July. The fireworks have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Olympics and the concert have been cancelled. You can … Sea Isle City on the 4th

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Stone Harbor July 4th Concert, Festival & Fireworks

Stone Harbor July 4th events are all rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014.Stone Harbor will celebrate Independence Day with a very full day of old fashioned fun on Saturday, July 5th, 2014. All the activities are staged at the 81st Street Recreation Field and at the beach. The fun begins at 9:00 a.m. with a sand sculpture contest. There’s something … Stone Harbor Celebrates the 4th

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Upper Township Parade, Concert & Fireworks

Upper Township is proceeding with plans with no changes. Upper Township will celebrate Independence Day with a parade, a concert and fireworks on Friday, July 4, 2014. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Commonwealth Avenue in Strathmere. A concert will follow at 4:30 p.m. at Amanda’s Field in Petersburg. Amanda’s … Upper Township on the 4th of July

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Wildwood Parades, Concerts, Fireworks & More

The Wildwoods tourism group has made changes to the their schedule for the weekend. The fireworks most importantly have been moved to Saturday night, July 5, 2014. The 4th of July in the Wildwoods is filled with a 3 days of free events, live entertainment and fireworks on the beachfront at the amusement park. The long holiday weekend will kick off on Friday morning, July 4, with the Wildwoods … 4th of July in the Wildwoods

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Monmouth County Fireworks

Jersey Shore Fireworks Map: Monmouth County

Monmouth County

Asbury Park NJ Fireworks:

The Asbury Park fireworks have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. Asbury Park will celebrate the fourth of July with a fireworks display on the beachfront starting at dusk. The weekly fireworks that the community sponsored … AP on the 4th

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Atlantic Highlands Fireman’s Fair & Fireworks:

Tuesday to Saturday, July 5, 2014: The Atlantic Highlands Fireman’s Fair will be held Tuesday, July 1, to Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the borough marina. The fair is sponsored by the Atlantic Highlands Fire Department to support the department and to entertain and serve the community. The fair opens nightly at 6:00 p.m. and features rides, games, prize giveaways and a large food court with local food vendors. The highlight of the fair is the incredible fireworks display that is staged … Fireman’s Fair Fireworks

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Bradley Beach Fireworks, Dance & Swim:

Friday & Saturday, July 4, 5, 2014: The Borough of Bradley Beach will host several events to celebrate the 4th of July. There will be a July 4th dance, a mile long swim and a fireworks display. The Dancing Under the Stars event will be held on Friday night, July 4, 2014 with a local DJ playing the tunes. The dance is held … Bradley Beach’s Big Boom

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Freehold NJ Concert & Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014: The Borough of Freehold will celebrate our country’s independence at Freehold Raceway on Friday, July 4, 2014. The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. with a concert featuring the Rock & Roll Chorus starting first and the Turnstyles starting at 8:15 p.m. The concerts will feature the songs of Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, John … Fireworks in Freehold

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Hazlet Township NJ Fireworks:

Saturday, July 5, 2014, Free: The Hazlet Township Fireworks will be held at Veterans Park at dusk on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The rain date for the fireworks is July 6, 2014. The community recreation … Hazlet Celebrates Independence Day

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Keansburg Fireworks:

Keansburg Amusement Park Fireworks are still on for Friday, July 4, 2014 Keansburg Amusement Park will celebrate the 4th of July holiday with a fireworks display, on Friday, July 4, 2014. The shows will be staged at … Keansburg Celebrates Independence Day

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Long Branch NJ Oceanfest & Fireworks:

Oceanfest is a go. It is a rain or shine event. Long Branch will stage their 24th annual Oceanfest on Friday, July 4th, 2014. The free festival runs from 10:45 in the morning to 10 at night, rain or shine. The family friendly celebration features live performances by dancers, musicians, clowns and carnival acts, a wide variety of treats from local food vendors, crafts, sand sculpture demonstrations and famous costumed characters for the kids. At the end of the day the local community and local businesses sponsor one of the best fireworks shows in the region at about 9:00 p.m. The entertainment for the festival is featured on … Oceanfest in Long Branch

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Manasquan Fireworks & More:

Manasquan has rescheduled their celebrations for Saturday, July 5, 2014, Manasquan will hold their Independence Day celebration on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The festivities begins at 5:15 p.m. with a patriotic bicycle decorating contest at the Little League Field. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a 4th of July parade at the Manasquan Coast Guard … Squan on the 5th

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Ocean Grove Parade & Concert (no fireworks):

Friday & Saturday July 4, 5, 2014, Free: The Ocean Grove 4th of July Parade will take place on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 10:30 p.m. The Independence Day Concert will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. at the Great Tabernacle in Ocean Grove at 21 Pilgrim Pathway. The Ocean Grove … Ocean Grove Celebrates

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Ocean Township Fireworks:

Update, 7/3/2014 Ocean Township Fireworks rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Ocean Township 4th of July celebration will be held at Joe Palaia Park at Whalepond and Deal Roads in Oakhurst on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The park opens at 6:00 for the community to … Ocean Township Fireworks on the 3rd

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Union Beach Fireworks:

The Union Beach Fireworks have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Union Beach Fireworks this year will be staged on the day after Independence Day. The show will start about 9:15 p.m. Last year this little shore town was … Union Beach Festivities

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Wall Fair Fireworks and More:

Thursday-Sunday, June 26-29, 2014, Free: Wall Township gets a head start on everyone in the region with a fair that goes on for 4 days and culminates with a big fireworks display on Sunday night at dusk. This year the festival is slated for Thursday to Sunday, June 26th to 29th, 2014. The fair runs daily from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. (til 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday) The fair features rides, raffles, games … Wall Township Festival & Fireworks

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West Long Branch Fireworks:

Friday July 4, 2014, Free: West Long Branch Borough will celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display on Friday, July 4, 2014 at sunset. The celebration will be held at Franklin … West Long Branch Fireworks

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Ocean County Fireworks

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Ocean County

Barnegat Light Parade (No Fireworks):

Saturday, July 5, 2014: The Barnegat Light Fourth of July Parade will take place on Saturday, July 5, 2014. It will kick off at 7:00 p.m. starting at West 11th Street and wind through town until it reaches the …The Light Parade

Barnegat Township Fireworks:

Saturday, July 5, 2014: Barnegat Township will celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 5, 2014 with a free concert and fireworks at the Municipal Dock. The concert will feature the …Barnegat Township’s Big Boom

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Beachwood Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014: Beachwood will celebrates Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2014 with a community festival and fireworks at the Bayside Avenue beachfront. The celebration begins at 8:00 p.m. and the fireworks are scheduled to start at dusk. There will be …Beachwood on the 4th

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Berkeley: Fireworks & Concert:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014: Berkeley Township stages their fireworks a little differently than any other community in the region. Each year their big day falls a little before the busy holiday. This year the township will sponsor a concert and fireworks display on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The …Berkeley Township’s Big Boom

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Brick Township Summerfest Concert & Fireworks:

Update, 7/2/2014 @ 9:48 p.m.: Brick Fireworks Rescheduled for Thursday, July 10, 2014: Brick Township celebrates Summerfest from June to August. For Independence Day there’s a concert by The Bronx Wanderers on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The fireworks extravaganza follows at 9:00 p.m. The celebration is held at at Windward Beach … More summerfest … The car show offers citizens the opportunity to see great cars from all eras. There will be live music and refreshments available. The show begins …Brick Celebrates the 4th & Summer

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LBI Freedom Fest Fireworks, Car Show, Festival:

Friday & Saturday, July 4, 5, 2014: Freedom Fest will be celebrated on Long Beach Island on Friday & Saturday, July 4, 5, 2014. This is the first year for the festival and it is a way of bringing together all the communities & celebrations on the island. There is a 5K run on Friday to start the festival. Long … Freedom on LBI

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Lacey Township Fireworks:

Lacey Township has rescheduled their fireworks for Saturday, July 5, 2014. Lacey Township will celebrate the 4th with a community gathering and fireworks display. The event will start at 7:30 p.m. and the fireworks will … Lacey Fireworks

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Lakehurst July 4th Car Show, Parade & Fireworks:

Lakehurst’s 4th of July plans have changed drastically. Lakehurst will celebrate Independence Day with a full day of events. There’s a parade, a car show and a fireworks display. The very popular car show will will take place at … Lakehurst on the 4th

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Lakewood Blueclaws Baseball Fireworks:

Blueclaws website and social media says game and fireworks are a go, even though the weather here looks horrible. The Lakewood Blueclaws The Lakewood Blueclaws will stage a fireworks display after their game on Wednesday & Thursday, July 2 & 3, 2014. The stadium is located at 2 Stadium Way in Lakewood. On Wednesday … Baseball & Fireworks in Lakewood

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Lakewood Township NJ Fireworks, Concert and Run:

Update, 7/3/2014, Fireworks & Concert Rescheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2014 Lakewood Township will celebrate Independence Day with a concert and fireworks all on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Lake Carasaljo. There will be a concert featuring the Wilbur Wittemann … Fireworks on the Lake

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Lavallette Bike Parade, Concert & Fireworks:

Sunday, July, 6, 2014: Lavallette will stage their annual concert and fireworks on Sunday, July, 6, 2014 at the Centennial Gazebo and Gardens at Philadelphia Avenue on the bay front. The concert starts at 8:00 p.m. and the fireworks go off at dusk which or about 9:00 p.m. The town will also stage a patriotic bike parade the day before on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at … Lavallette Celebrates Independence

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LBI Fireworks in Beach Haven:

The LBI Fireworks in Beach Haven have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. The only fireworks display on LBI is held every year in Beach Haven at Bay Village. The show will be staged over Tuckerton Bay on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at dusk around 9:00 p.m. Bay Village is located … July 4th on LBI

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Manchester Township Fireworks & More

Saturday, June 28, 2014: Manchester will hold its annual Independence Day celebration on Saturday, June 28, 2014. The festivities include a live broadcast by WOBM, free concerts, children’s carnival rides and a fireworks display. The night begins at 5:00 p.m. with the radio station … Manchester Celebrates Early

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New Egypt NJ Fireworks, Rockin Fireworks & Concert:

Saturday, July 5, 2014: Plumstead Township and the New Egypt Elks Lodge will present their 13th annual Rockin’ Fireworks Concert on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the New Egypt Athletic High School at 117 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 … New Egypt Celebrates with a Bang!

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Point Pleasant Beach Fireworks @ Jenkinson’s:

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk Fireworks for Thursday, July 3, 2014 have been cancelled. They are on for tomorrow, Friday, July 4, 2014 Jenkinson’s Boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach will stage a fireworks display to celebrate the holiday. They will stage their holiday display on Friday night, July 3, 2014. The park will stage a fireworks … Jenkinson’s Fireworks for the 4th

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Seaside Heights Fireworks:

The 4th of July Fireworks in Seaside Heights have been rescheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2014 Seaside Heights will stage a fireworks display on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the boardwalk. The display is scheduled to begin at about 9:30 p.m. The fireworks can be seen anywhere on the boardwalk or the beach in Seaside Heights. The fireworks display is sponsored by Coca Cola. On July … Seaside Heights Celebrates

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Six Flags 4th of July Celebrations:

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 4, 5, & 6, 2014, $41.99: Six Flags Great Adventure will host three days of special events to celebrate the 4th of July. The park will stage a fireworks display each night on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 4th, 5th & 6th and special events every day. Other events include concerts by Magic! on Friday and by Daddy Yankee on Saturday and a July 4th Barbecue … Fireworks on 3 Days for the 4th @ Six

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Tuckerton NJ Fireworks:

All 4th of July activities at Tuckerton have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. Tuckerton Borough and Tuckerton Seaport will celebrate Independence Day with food vendors, DJ and fireworks and more. The parade has been cancelled for this … July 4th @ Tuckerton

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