2014 North Jersey Fireworks

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Our North Jersey Fireworks Guide is being updated today, July 5, 2014. We will continue updating through the guide through the weekend.




North Jersey 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.
North Jersey Fireworks Map

North Jersey Map

We travel to fireworks displays all over the state and we’ve included some of our favorite fireworks photos from our travels. We hope you enjoy them. If you have any that you’d like to share, let us know and we’ll post yours too.

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If you want to help us build a better guide, please leave a comment below. We would love to hear from you about your experiences. If you have any great New Jersey fireworks photos, we would love to share them with our readers. Just drop us a line.



Bergen County Fireworks

Bergen County NJ

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Allendale July 4th Community Celebration & Fireworks:

Allendale is going ahead with the concerts and fireworks on Friday, July 4th and moving the daytime events to Saturday, July 5, 2014. Allendale celebrates Independence Day on Friday & Saturday, July 4, 2014 with activities sure to delight the whole family. There are patriotic ceremonies, field events, a concert and fireworks. The festivities begin with a flag raising and salute at Memorial Park conducted by the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Allendale at 7:00 a.m. The field events … Allendale Celebrates


Englewood Fireworks:

Englewood has rescheduled their fireworks for next week, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Englewood will host a community celebration starting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The festivities will be held at Dwight Morrow High School. The rain date … Englewood Fireworks Rescheduled


Fair Lawn Fireworks:

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, $9.00: Fair Lawn will celebrate our country’s independence on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 with a fireworks display at Memorial Park. The park is located at Berdan Avenue and 1st Street. The gates to the park will open at 7:30 p.m. and vendors will be on hand to sell food … Fair Lawn Fireworks on the 4th


Hackensack July 4th Celebration & Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014, Free: Hackensack will celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2014. The events for the day include: an all day flea market, a softball game, a concert, games, rides and a fireworks display all at Forschini Park on River Street. The flea market will begin at 9:00 a.m. The softball game … Hackensack for the 4th of July


Hasbrouck Heights Fireworks & Parade:

Monday, June 30, 2014, Free Hasbrouck Heights will host a fireworks display on Monday, June 30, 2014. The community celebration begins at 6:00 p.m. and continues until after the fireworks at about 10:00 p.m. The Hasbrouck Heights Lions Club present the 30th annual show at Gary … Fireworks in the Heights


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Leonia Sports Boosters Carnival & Fireworks

Wednesday, Jul 2 to Sunday, July 6, 2014: Leonia celebrates the 4th with a 4 day Sports Booster Carnival. The festivities start on Wednesday, July 2 and continue on to Sunday, July 6, 2014. The fireworks display will be staged on Friday, July the 4th at Overpeck County Park. The fireworks show is … Sporting Fireworks in Leonia


Maywood NJ Fireworks & Parade

Maywood Independence Day Parade moved to Saturday Maywood will stage their fireworks after the holiday on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Memorial Park on Spring Valley Road. There will be entertainment before the fireworks. The Independence Day Parade will take place on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. This year the community will be celebrating the parade’s 120th anniversary. There’s a poem contest for local … Fireworks in Maywood


Oradell NJ Parade & Fireworks

Oradell has moved their 4th of July parade to Saturday, July 5, 2014 because of the weather forecast Oradell will host a parade and a fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day. The Fourth of July Parade will be held on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. The parade kicks … The town will sponsor a fireworks display on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Memorial … Oradell Celebrates


Paramus July 4th Weekend:

Saturday & Sunday, July 5-6, 2014: Paramus will celebrate Independence Day with two days of events that include a parade, a community softball game, a concert and fireworks. The celebrations start on Saturday, July the 4th with a patriotic parade that kicks off at Fairview Avenue and Century … Paramus: Patriotic & Pyrotechnical


Ramsey NJ Fireworks & Concert

Saturday July 5, 2014, Free: Ramsey will celebrate Independence Day with a full day of fun on Saturday, July 5, 2014. There will be a softball game, a BBQ, a 50/50, concerts and fireworks. The All Star Softball Game will begin at noon and last until 2:00 p.m. It will benefit the Ramsey VFW Post #682. There will also be a barbecue and a 50/50 contest. All of the days activities … Ramsey Celebrates Independence


Ridgefield NJ Fireworks

Ridgefield has rescheduled their fireworks display for Saturday, July 12, 2014 Ridgefield will stage their Independence Day Celebration at Veterans Memorial Field on Saturday, July 12, 2014. The festivities will start at 6:00 p.m. There will be moonwalks and face … Celebrating Independence in Ridgefield


Ridgefield Park NJ Parade (no fireworks):

The Ridgefield Park parade is still scheduled as of 4:52 a.m. on July 4, 2014. (there are strong storms passing through the area this morning) Ridgefield Park celebrates the holiday with parades, a reading of the Declaration of Independence and a patriotic decorating contest for homes and businesses. Their 4th of July Parade is one of the oldest in the country and the oldest one in New Jersey. This year they are celebrating their 120th anniversary. The day begins at 7:00 a.m. with … The Park’s Parades


Ridgewood NJ Fireworks & Fourth of July Celebration

Friday, July 4, 2014, Parade Goes on Rain or Shine: Ridgewood celebrates the 4th with a full day of activities on the 4th of July. The day begins with a flag raising at 9:00 a.m. at Wilsey Square. At 10:00 a.m. the annual July 4th Parade takes off from Godwin Avenue and marches past the grandstand on Maple to the Graydon Parking Lot. The parade features floats, musical groups, classic cars, civic groups and … Ridgewood’s Really Big Show


Saddle Brook Picnic, Fishing Tournament & Fireworks

Fireworks Cancelled and no rescheduling information available Saddle Brook will host a community picnic open to all residents at Saddle River County Park on Picnic on Saturday, June 28, 2014. There will also be a fishing tournament that same day. The community will sponsor a fireworks display on … Saddle Brook Fireworks & More


State Fair Meadowlands Fireworks:

Thursday, July 3 & Friday, July 4, 2014 State Fair Meadowlands will stage its fireworks displays on Thursday & Friday, July 3 & 4th at 11:00 p.m. This is the largest fair in the area. It features over 150 rides and attractions, more than 50 food vendors, thrilling rides, an open-air circus, a big cat show, racing pigs, a juggling show, rides in the Batcopter, an acrobatic … Meadowlands Fair Fireworks



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Essex County

Essex County Fireworks

Belleville Fireworks & Celebration:

Friday, July 4, 2014 Belleville celebrates the holiday on Friday, July 4, 2014 with a full day of events that include, a field day, a community celebration and fireworks. The event starts at 9:30 in the morning with a field day for children with all kinds of old country fair type fun. There will be tug o … Belleville Has a Field Day & Fireworks


Bloomfield Concert, Celebration & Fireworks:

The Foley Fireworks in Bloomfield have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014. Bloomfield will host a fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at Foley Field. The gates open early for a community … Blooming Fireworks!


Branch Brook NJSO Concert & Fireworks:

Wednesday, June 27, 2014 The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will present a concert at Branch Book Park in Newark at 7:30 on Friday, June 27, 2014. The concert and fireworks are sponsored by the Essex County Parks Department. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and the fireworks will go off at dusk, at about 9:00 to 9:30 p.m. The NJSO and … Symphony in the Park with Fireworks


Brookdale Park Concert & Fireworks:

The fireworks and the concert for tonight have been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The Brookdale Park SummerMusic & Fireworks will take place at Brookdale Park located at Watchung and Bellevue Avenues in Bloomfield. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. Known as “America’s #1 Show Band”, The Infernos have quite a repertoire that includes: Big Band, Oldies, Motown and today’s top chart busters. The band will be … Concert & Fireworks in Bloomfield


Livingston Fireworks, Car Show & Carnival:

Friday, July 4, 2014, Free: Livingston celebrates the 4th of July on Friday, July 4, 2014. They do things a little differently than other towns. They have a full day of events that include a car show, a patriotic ceremony, a carnival and fireworks to cap off the day. It all starts at 9:00 … July 4th in Livingston


Maplewood July 4th Parades, Contests & Fireworks:

All Maplewood 4th of July events are on track for this morning as of 5:24 a.m. (some may be delayed) Maplewood has a very long tradition (a 112 year tradition) of making a big deal of the 4th of July. This year they will observe the holiday on Friday, July 4, 2014. The festival features a 5K Run, patriotic ceremonies, a kid’s parade, field games, art projects, ice cream eating contests, softball, kids’ percussion, karaoke, tennis contests, baking … Maplewood Celebrates


Nutley NJ Fireworks Carnival:

Friday, July 4, 2014, Free: Nutley will celebrate Independence Day with a Fireworks Carnival on Friday, July 4, 2014. The event will feature Jersey Shore like boardwalk games and inflatables for the kids. The fun begins at 5:00 p.m. in front of Nutley Town Hall. Franklin Avenue will … Carnival in Nutley


Verona NJ Fireworks:

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Free: The township of Verona will stage a fireworks display on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The celebration will include a disc jockey playing music before the show. The festivities will be held at the Verona … Verona Fireworks


West Orange NJ Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014, Free: West Orange will celebrate the 4th with a community festival on Friday, July 4, 2014. The evening festivities begin with the annual Lefty Boland Fun Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the West Orange High School baseball field. There will be all sorts of fun for the entire family. Activities … West Orange Fireworks & Fun



Hudson County NJ Map

Hudson Map

Hudson County Fireworks

Bayonne Fireworks:

July 1, 2014, Free: The City of Bayonne has finalized plans to celebrate American Independence on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The festivities will be held on the lower level of DiDomenico 16th Street Park, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The park is located between Avenue A and Newark Bay. John Christian and Soiree will provide musical entertainment from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The musicians cover popular … Bayonne Goes Boom!


Jersey City Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014, Free: Jersey City and Liberty State Park will host a full day of events to celebrate the 4th of July. The times are 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 4, 2014. The day begins with a festival that features food trucks, vendors, carnival rides, games, live music, a Budweiser beer garden, the Budweiser Clydesdale Show and more. The event will … Jersey City Fireworks Festival


Kearny NJ Celebration, Concert & Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014, Free: Kearny will celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2014 at Veteran’s Park on Belgrove Drive. This community festival will feature a wide range of activities for the whole family. Some of the highlights from former years included: cartoon characters, clowns, a magician … Kearny Concert & Fireworks


Secaucus NJ Fireworks:

Fireworks Cancelled Secaucus will celebrate the 4th on some future date. We have been unable to get any information on the events in Secaucus or on their plans for a new date. The town will sponsor a community festival featuring food, amusements and and entertainment at the Secaucus Muinicipal Swim Complex. The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. and the fireworks are … Secaucus Celebrates



Morris County Fireworks

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Morris County

Chatham NJ Fireworks & Parade:

Friday, July 4, 2014 Chatham celebrates Independence Day with a parade and fireworks on Friday, July 4, 2014. The parade starts at 10:30 on Hillside Avenue and ends up at Chatham Middle School. The day ends with a fireworks display at dusk … Chatham Celebrates


Chester Fireman’s Carnival Fireworks:

Tuesday – Saturday, June 24 – 28, 2014, (Friday night fireworks) $3.75: The Chester Fireman’s Carnival will open on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 and run through Friday, June 28, 2014. The Chester Volunteer Fire Company has been sponsoring the fair for 50 years. This year the festival will be held at Chubb Park on West Main … Fireman’s Fireworks (before the 4th)


Denville Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014 Denville will host a concert and fireworks on Friday, July 4, 2014. The celebration will be held at Gardner Field on Savage Road. Music will be supplied by Jimmy & the Parrots. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m.and the fireworks at 9:00 … Denville Celebrates the 4th


Dover Concert & Fireworks:

Dover has rescheduled their fireworks for Friday, July 18, 2014 Dover celebrates Independence Day with a fireworks display and a concert. The festivities will take place at Hamilton Field on Highway 46 East at the Dover Elementary School campus. Entertainment by: The Kootz … 4th of July in Dover


East Hanover Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014 East Hanover will host a celebration for Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2014 In previous years it featured a Disc Jockey and local food vendors. The event will be held at Lurker Park at 8:00 p.m. Fireworks will follow at about 9:00 p.m. The township … East Hanover Fireworks


Florham Park July 4th Parade, Picnic & Fireworks:

Florham Park Parade will go on, rain or shine! Florham Park has been throwing a party for the 4th of July for over 50 years and it seems that everything is lined up for another great festival this year. The day long celebration includes a flag raising ceremony, a 4th of July parade, a country family picnic on the lawn of Borough Hall, a social garden, live music, historic tours and fireworks. The community … Florham Park on the 4th


Morristown, Revolutionary Times, No Fireworks:

Thursday, July 3 & Friday, July 4, 2014 Revolutionary Times will host several events to celebrate the fourth of July in the Morristown area but there will be no fireworks this year. On Thursday, July 3, 2014 the Washington’s Headquarters Museum will host the opening reception for the exhibit “Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th Century … Morristown Focuses on History


Montville Carnival, Concerts & Fireworks:

Thursday-Saturday, June 26-28, 2014, Free: Montville Township celebrates the 4th of July earlier than anyone in the region this year. They have scheduled their celebration for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 26, 27, 28, 2014. The festival features carnival rides, food vendors, live entertainment and a great fireworks show on Saturday night, June the 28th. Thursday the carnival … Montville Celebrates Early


Mountain Lakes NJ Fireworks:

Mountain Lakes Fireworks Rescheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2014, Free: Mountain Lakes will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday with family relay races and fireworks. The relay races start at 10:00 a.m. and they are open to all residents and all ages. They will take place at the Mountain Lakes Club. The fireworks will start about 9:00 … Mountain Lakes Merriment


Parsippany NJ Fireworks & Concert:

Friday, July 4, 2014 The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills is celebrating the 4th of July with a fireworks display and a concert on Friday, July the 4th, 2014. The music for the festivities starts at 7:30 p.m. The bands scheduled to play is Street Hassle, a powerful horn … Parsippany Pyrotechnics


Pequannock Fireworks:

Fireworks Cancelled, no new date set Pequannock Township will celebrate Independence Day at Pequannock High School at 8:00 p.m. and the fireworks are scheduled to start at dusk. Admission is free, but donations will be … Pequannock’s Fireworks


Randolph Freedom Festival:

Freedom Festival has been rescheduled to begin on Friday, July 4, 2014. Randolph will stage Freedom Festival this year on Friday and Saturday July 4th & 5th, 2014. This festival is one of New Jersey’s biggest celebrations of Independence Day. The festivities go on for two days (usually for 3 days). This year they begin on Friday and continue … Randolph Freedom Festival



Passaic County Fireworks

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Passaic County

Clifton Picnic, Concert & Fireworks:

Picnic moved to Saturday, July 5, 2014 Clifton will celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2014 with a concert and a fireworks display. The celebration begins with a concert by the Clifton Community Band at Clifton High School. The concert will start before the fireworks which are slated for dusk. (exact concert time not stated) For more info … Picnic, Music & Fireworks in Clifton

Paterson Festival & Fireworks:

Saturday & Sunday, July 5 & 6, 2014 Paterson will celebrate the fourth of July with an entire weekend of festivities on Saturday and Sunday, July 5 & 6, 2014. The event will feature amusement rides, inflatables, live bands, a disc jockey, local food vendors, balloon animals, a magic show, a … Party & Pyrotechnics in Paterson

Wayne NJ Celebration & Fireworks:

The Fireworks in Wayne have been rescheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2014. The Wayne Police Athletic League will sponsor a community celebration and fireworks display at Wayne Hills High School, located at 272 Berdan Avenue. There will be local food vendors, … Wayne’s PAL Fireworks Show



Sussex County Fireworks

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Sussex County

Lake Hopatcong Fireworks:

Fireworks rescheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2014, Free The Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club has been putting on a fireworks display on the lake since the early 1950′s. For 2014, they will stage the display on (rescheduled date) Sunday July 6, 2014 starting sometime between 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. Through the years they’ve had to make some changes to make the show better and safer and today they shoot off the fireworks from … Fireworks on the Lake


Sparta, Lake Mohawk Parade & Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014 The Lake Mohawk Country Club will stage its annual fireworks display on Friday, July 4, 2014 over Lake Mohawk in Sparta. I have been trying to get to their fireworks display for years because I know it will make for stunning photographs. Sparta is one of my favorite places in New … Sparta’s Great Show on the Lake


Vernon Fireworks:

Saturday, July 5, 2014 The Vernon Township Fire Department & the Highland Lakes Fire Department are sponsoring their annual fundraising fireworks display on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The gates open at 6:00 p.m. The fireworks will be staged on the fields between Lounsberry Hollow Middle School and Rolling Hills Primary School. This is an event for the whole family that supports the local … Vernon Fireworks



Warren County Fireworks

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Warren County

Allamuchy’s Rutherford Hall Celebration & Fireworks:

Saturday, July 5, 2014 Rutherford Hall in Allamuchy will host a 4th of July celebration on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The festival will feature live music, local food vendors, art, history, fun for the kids and fireworks to top off the night. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and … Rutherford Revels!


Blairstown Celebration & Fireworks:

Friday, July 4, 2014 Blairstown celebrates Independence Day with a full day of activities and fireworks this year on Friday, July 4, 2014. The timing of the events are a bit of a mystery. The event features patriotic music, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a bluegrass band, patriotic pets contests, a pie baking contest, sack races, local food vendors, crafts, a car show … Blairstown & America’s Birthday


Washington on July the 4th:

Friday, July 4, 2014 Washington Celebrates America will be held on Friday, July 4, 2014. The festival features a soap box derby, an old fashioned parade, a concert and fireworks. The parade starts at 3:00 p.m. The parade starts on Route 31 and travels through town to … Washington Celebrates America in Jersey


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