4th of July Fireworks & Events at the Jersey Shore

Enjoy these spectacular July 4th fireworks and special events, from the Boardwalk in Atlantic City to Wildwood, the Jersey Shore is the place to be this Independence Day weekend.

The Jersey Shore is the place to be this 4th of July, with events and fireworks displays all along the coast. Whatever your plans, have fun and be safe this Independence Day.


Join Borgata Casino Hotel & Spa for a fireworks spectacular in celebration of 4th of July and Borgata’s 15th Birthday! Fireworks begin Wednesday, July 4 at 9:20 p.m. Public viewing area opens at 6 PM at the north entrance lot of Borgata. You can also enjoy the display from the new Borgata Beer Garden, which features live music and a variety of craft beers.

In addition to their weekly Saturday night Fireworks displays, Tropicana will offer a fireworks spectacular on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. over the beach and Boardwalk! The show, designed by Fireworks by Grucci, will be displayed from the beachfront and will include intricately designed scenes and vivid effects including Grucci high aerials and grand illuminations. 

In addition to fireworks enjoy Tropicana’s Multimedia Light & Sound Show on the Boardwalk for FREE! Daily at 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m., 11 p.m.

Another great place to see the fireworks in the Marina District is on the Deck at Golden Nugget Atlantic City, which will feature a Total Tito’s Takeover from July 3-8 with $5 Tito’s Handmade Vodka at every bar and restaurant ($1 from each Tito’s Handmade Vodka sold goes directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital). 




Just a few blocks downbeach of Atlantic City the town of Margate will put on their annual fireworks display beginning 9 p.m. at Huntington Avenue Beach. The event is sponsored by the Margate Mothers’ club. For info visit MargateHasMore.com.




The Ocean City Music Pier, at 825 Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, is the place to be July 4th with a fireworks display beginning at 9 p.m. The fireworks follow a long day of events including:

• July 4th Bike Parade
• Pie Eating Contest
• Kite-flying Competition

and more! Visit OceanCityVacation.com.



Stone Harbor will host its fireworks early on Monday, July 2. Its Independence Day festival begins with a jazz and blues concert by Eddie Morgan & Rebirth featuring Shawn Ashley at 7:30 p.m. The fireworks will follow at 9:30, able to be seen from any beach end. The concert will be held at the pavilion at 95th Street beach; StoneHarborNJ.org.



The fireworks at Sea Isle City will be launched from an Ocean Barge near the 50th street beach, which is where you’ll enjoy the best view of the 9 p.m. show on the Fourth. VisitSICNJ.com.



Head to the beach at Pine Avenue for the best view of the Wildwood Fourth of July fireworks display, though it will be visible from almost any spot on the boardwalk. The show begins at 10 p.m. on Wednesday. DOOWW.com.

In addition to fireowrks Wildwood has a slew of events scheduled, including:
• Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show
• FREE Wildwood Crest Summer Concert Music Series
• Independence Day Parade and Patriotic Pooch Parade

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.



Look out for two fireworks displays in Cape May this week. On July 3, fireworks will be viewable from the Delaware Bay near North Cape May around 9 p.m. The following day, head to the Cape May beach in front of Congress Hall (200 Congress Place) for another display at 9 p.m. CapeMay.com.



For activities located inland but close to the Jersey Shore check out Hammonton & Millville.

Hammonton Independence Day Parade
Wednesday 7/4 11am

This all-American family tradition is in its 3rd year and 2018 will be even bigger! Want to be a part of it? Groups, civic organizations, athletic associations, dance troupes and more email Brooke@downtownhammonton.com to register. Individuals can simply show up with their patriotic bikes, wagons and pets! Visit the event page on Facebook.

Millville Fireworks Festival
Wednesday, July 4th

Race your way to New Jersey Motorsports Park for the City of Millville’s 4th of July Festival on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The festival begins at 5:00 pm with fireworks beginning at 9:00 pm. The festival is FREE & open to the public!

The event will feature live music with The Rollers & NJ Premier DJ, ticket giveaways, a pizza eating contest, a kids craft zone, vendors, monster truck rides, inflatables, food trucks, & MORE! You will definitely want to come early to enjoy all the fun that is scheduled!