New Jersey Regions Small ©bestofnj.comNew Jersey Fireworks Guide. We’re constantly updating our guide to fireworks as new events pop up. Typically, firework events are centered around New Year’s and Independence Day, but we periodically come across other firework events as well.

Below, you’ll find the Best New Jersey Fireworks Events, plus event listings for year-round fireworks displays across NJ. If you’re looking specifically for Independence Day content, please visit our NJ 4th of July landing page; meanwhile, this page curates statewide NJ fireworks listings, plus links to regional calendar pages if you prefer.

Upcoming Statewide Fireworks Events

Somerset Patriots FUNdraiser

Friday, June 7, 2019: Enjoy a family-friendly evening, enter to win BIG with our 50/50 raffle and enjoy a beautiful evening of fireworks! Info


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Smithville Fourth of July Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2019: Come celebrate our Nations’ birth! Historic Smithville has the largest Fourth of July parade in all of New Jersey. The parade will start at 9 am with an expected 10,000 …


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Fireworks by Region

North Jersey Fireworks

Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex & Warren County

Central Jersey Fireworks

Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset & Union County

South Jersey Fireworks

Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester& Salem County

Jersey Shore Fireworks

Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean & Monmouth County


Helpful NJ Fireworks Tips:

It is always wise to check the information on each event yourself before you travel any great distance. Fireworks displays do get canceled and you should confirm the details if the weather looks iffy. Specifically, we recommend checking the borough, city or township website or Facebook page before you go. Of course, make sure to double-check the showtimes and rain delay dates (if any).

Fireworks Displays almost always cause traffic nightmares. Our advice is to go early and park in a location that is as far away from the fireworks as possible, yet as close as possible to a major road. Another potential tactic is just to use a shuttle bus if one is available.

For outdoor events, don’t forget to bring a blanket. Even if it isn’t cold out (for instance, during Fourth of July fireworks events), it’s a good idea to have a blanket in the car. If the venue turns out to be in a park area, it’s never a bad idea to have a blanket to sit on during the show.

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