2019 Fourth of July Fireworks in Northern New Jersey

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Want to watch 4th of July fireworks in NJ? There are lots of 4th of July festivities and fireworks happening in Northern New Jersey. Check out our list of places to watch 4th of July fireworks in Northern New Jersey.

Cranford Fireworks Display

When: July 2, 2019 at 5:30pm (no raindate)

Where: Nomahegan Park, Cranford, NJ

Details: Cranford’s annual fireworks display, which will be held on Tuesday, July 2nd. There will be food vendors, amusement rides and games. The finale will be the fireworks, which will start at 9:15 pm.

Parking: Limited parking will be available at Union County College, 1033 Springfield, Ave., Cranford, NJ. Residents are urged to walk if possible.

Jersey City’s 50 Star Fireshow and Carnival

When: July 4, 2019 from 12 noon-10pm. The carnival will also be open Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 9:00pm

Where: Exchange Place (Montgomery and Hudson), Jersey City NJ. Carnival is located on the north side of festival grounds at Hudson St, between Bay and 2nd Streets.

Details: Enjoy music, carnival, food, drinks and fireworks. This year’s headliner is Pitbull! Head on over for games and rides the whole family can enjoy! You won’t go hungry, there will be plenty of Food Trucks on site. Then cap off the night with an incredible showcase of pyrotechnic artistry. Please note, there are restrictions on what you can bring to the festival.

Parking: Bike, walk or take public transportation to the festivities. No parking is available on the Fire Show grounds. Public parking in Jersey City is limited and subject to availability. Vehicular traffic is restricted to only residents with valid identification in any areas past the police checkpoints.

Maplewood Fourth of July 2019

When: July 4, 2019 from 7am-11pm. Fireworks start at 9:25pm

Where: Memorial Park, 580 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ

Details: Full day of festivities in Memorial Park, with live music, a carnival midway, Entertainment Pavilion, boardwalk games, food court, car show, bingo hall, fireworks and much more! Afternoon Concert Headliner- The Nerds, Evening Concert Headliner- The Cameos

Access: Wristbands are required beginning at 12 noon to access South Field attractions, which includes concert stage. More than 30 activities are included with wristband purchase, including everything taking place in the Entertainment Pavilion, a 4,500+ square foot event space. Also included is our Play-for-Free bingo tent, prize wheel, inflatable zone, hospitality center, and more! Select carnival games and amusements will be available for purchase on-site, or choose an Unlimited Ride option.

Montclair 4th of July Fireworks

When: July 4, 2019 (no rain date). Gates open at 6:30pm

Where: Yogi Berra Stadium, home of the New Jersey Jackals, on Montclair State University campus. 

Details: Games, live music and activities will take place before the fireworks. Concessions will be available. No outside food, water or other drinks may be brought into the stadium.

Access: Admission is $5 per person, kids 5 years and under – free

Parking: Free parking provided by Montclair State University. Parking will be available at the Carparc Diem deck, adjacent to Floyd Hall Arena. Overflow parking will be directed to other areas.

Paramus 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

When: July 4, 2019. Independence Day Parade 9am-12pm and Fireworks show 6pm-10pm

Where: Independence Day Parade– Start at the intersection of Century Road and Farview Avenue heading north on Farview Avenue and ending at Memorial Elementary School. Fireworks show: Cliff Gennarelli Sports-Plex at Garden State Plaza Parkway, Paramus, NJ

Details: Independence Day Parade: Kicking off with the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony at the intersection of Century Road and Farview Avenue heading north on Farview Avenue ending at Memorial Elementary School. Fireworks Show: Recognition of 2019 Grand Marshal Nick Suriano, Mr. and Ms. 4th of July, parade contest winners. Live entertainment by the Jumping Dragons, Raphael Valentino from iHeartRadio/KTU and the Paramus Community Orchestra. Food Trucks for snacks and beverages available for purchase on site.

Ridgewood 4th of July Celebration

When: July 4, 2019. Flag raising 9am. Parade 10am. Fireworks 6pm (raindate for fireworks 7/5)

Where: Flag Raising at Wiley Square. Parade begins 10am at South Monroe Street and Godwin Avenue. Fireworks at Veterans Field (North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ).

Details: Gates open at 6pm for Ridgewood’s annual fireworks display. Food trucks are on site and local musical groups perform at the Kaschau Bandshell while the crowd waits for the sun to set before the big show. This show-stopping pyrotechnic display brings spectators from miles around, so come early, pack the bug spray and bring a blanket or beach chair. As it grows dark, just sit back and enjoy.

Parking: Park in the central business district and walking to Veteran’s Field. There are significant street closures around Vet’s Field, including Maple Avenue.

Summit July 4th Celebration

When: July 4, 2019. Morning festivities from 9:45am-1pm. Evening festivities from 6pm. Fireworks at 9:15pm.

Where: Soldiers Memorial Field at 5 Myrtle Avenue, Summit, NJ

Details: Come to the City of Summit’s 72ndAnnual Fourth of July Celebration! The day-long, family-friendly celebration will include entertainment, rides and amusements, as well as an expanded food truck festival. The day will begin with a flag raising ceremony at 9:45AM, followed by a decorated bicycle parade for children at 10AM. Rides, amusements, and entertainment will continue until 1PM, when Memorial Field will close to setup for evening activities. The evening festivities will begin at 6PM and includes rides, entertainment, and a food truck festival. Circus Spectacular will perform circus acts at 6:15PM, followed by Daddy Pop in concert at 7:30PM. The night will close with a grand fireworks display, beginning at 9:15PM.

Teaneck 4th of July Celebration

When: July 4, 2019 from 10am-2pm

Where: Richard Rodda Community Center parking lot at 250 Colonial Court, Teaneck, NJ 07666 

Details: Come to this family-friendly event after the parade. Enjoy face painters, clown balloonists, a variety of inflatables, pony rides, music, games, fire truck tours, police vehicles, food (for a nominal fee), and much, much more.  Activities are free to the public. 

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