New 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
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
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Sunday, June 16, 2019: Enjoy spectacular rides such as Dream-catcher or the Sky Hawk, classic rides like the Ferris Wheel, kiddie rides, games of chance, fun fair foods and much more! Free family entertainment …
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - Sunday, July 7, 2019: Mark your calendars for the 2019 edition of State Fair Meadowlands! Join in from June 20–July 7 for 18 days of summer fun with fantastic food, rides, games, free shows, and more! Info
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 …
Saturday, July 6, 2019: It is Fan Appreciation Night at the Meadowlands Racetrack! Enjoy the free fireworks display following the races. Head over to the any concession stand, the cafe or Victory Terrace for …
Fireworks by Region
Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex & Warren County
Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset & Union County
Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester& Salem County
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.