If the highlight of your Independence Day celebration is fireworks, you are in luck! You can enjoy fireworks displays up and down the Jersey Shore from July 1 through July 4.
July 1-3: Allentown, Allentown Freedom Festival. Rides, games, food and fireworks on the Allentown school grounds off 539. For information, contact 609-259-2233 or http://www.allentownnj.com.
July 2: Atlantic Highlands, Fireworks. At the Municipal Harbor. Rain date is July 3. For more information, contact 732-291-1444 or http://www.atlantichighlands.org.
July 2: Ocean Township, Fireworks at Joe Palaia Park, Whalepond Rd. near Deal Rd. Rain date is July 3. For more information, call 732-531-5000 or http://www.oceantwp.org.
July 3: Union Beach, Fireworks. At the Beachfront at Florence Avenue. Rain date is
July 5. For information, contact 732-264-2277.
July 3: Manasquan, Fireworks and Parade. Parade begins at Coast Guard Station. Also concert and fireworks. For information, contact 732-223-0533 or
July 3: Lavallette. Fireworks and Concert at Gazebo. Philadelphia Avenue at Bay Blvd. Bring blankets and chairs. For information, contact 732-793-7477.
July 3-4: Lakewood, Blue Claws Game & Fireworks. First Energy Park. For information, contact 732-901-7000 or http://www.lakewoodblueclaws.com.
July 3-4: Keansburg, Fireworks at the Boardwalk. For information, contact
732-495-1400 or http://www.keansburgamusementspark.com.
July 3: Town of Smithville. 4th of July Parade & Festivities. For information, call 609-748-6160 or http://www.SmithvilleNJ.com.
July 3-4: Atlantic City, Baseball & Fireworks. Enjoy Surf baseball at Sandcastle Stadium with fireworks following the game. Contact 609-344-SURF or http://www.acsurf.com.
July 4: Atlantic City, Borgata’s July 4 Fireworks Display. Entertainment Complex at 9:30 pm. Rain date is July 5. For information contact 609-317-1000 or http://www.atlanticcitynj.com/PDF/media-pdf/july4_04.pdf
July 4: Seaside Heights, Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza. Fireworks display is free and sponsored by Coca Cola. On the beach at 9:00 pm. For more information, contact 800-SEASHORE or http://www.ocnjonline.com/recreationparks/recreation.html.
July 4: North Wildwood, Independence Day Parade. Noontime parade proceeds North on Surf Avenue from 26th to 2nd Avenues. Prizes for best-decorated bicycles. For information, contact 609-522-2955.
July 4: Wildwood, 4th of July Fireworks Display: Free fireworks extravaganza at The Wildwoods Boardwalk at Pine Ave. For information, contact 609-523-1602.
July 4: Ocean City, 4th of July Festivities: Kite flying competition at 5pm at Carey Stadium, 6th Street off of the Boardwalk, followed by entertainment and a wonderful fireworks display at 9:00 pm. For information, contact 609-525-9300 or http://www.oceancity.com/.
July 4: Sea Isle City, Fireworks. JFK & the Beach at 9:00 pm. Rain date is July 8. For information, contact 609-263-0050.
July 4: Stone Harbor, Independence Day Celebration: In cooperation with the Stone Harbor Recreation Department, a day fun is planned for kids of all ages followed by a fireworks spectacular at night, 80th Street Field. For information, contact http://www.stoneharborbeach.com/.
July 4: Cape May, Fireworks Extravaganza. At Congress Beach at 9:00 pm. For information, contact 800-227-2297, 609-463-6515 or http://www.thejerseycape.com/.
July 4: Freehold, Independence Day Celebration. Food, music, entertainment and fireworks. For information contact 732-462-3584 or http://www.freeholdcenter.com.
July 4: Long Branch, Oceanfest, Food, music, live entertainment, games and a spectacular fireworks finale at Oceanfront Promenade. For information, contact
732-222-0400 or http://www.longbranch.org.
July 4: Bradley Beach, Fireworks At Brinley Avenue beach. Call 732-946-2711 or http://www.bradleybeachonline.com
July 4: Asbury Park, Celebration & Fireworks. Entertainment, floats. Parades begin at 1:00 pm. 732-502-6749 or http://www.cityofasburypark.com.
July 4: Lavallette, Independence Day Extravaganza. A 50-piece band plays Sounds of Sousa at 8:00 pm. For information, call 732-793-7477.
July 4: Point Pleasant Beach, Fourth of July Fireworks. At Jenkinson’s Beach off of 300 Ocean Avenue. For information, call 732-892-0600.
July 4: Seaside Heights, Fourth Festivities. Includes free concert at 9:00 pm. For more information, contact 1-800-SEA-SHOR.