Ocean County 4th of July Guide

ocean county 4th of july


Lakewood Fireworks
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 9:15pm at Lake Carasaljo
Lakewood Township will celebrate Independence Day with a concert and fireworks all on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at Lake Carasaljo.  The concert, featuring The Wilbur Wittemann All-Star Patriotic Orchestra, will begin at 7:30pm at the Amphitheater at Lake Carasaljo. Shuttle buses will be available from the Municipal Building & Public Works parking lot, beginning at 6:00pm.

Downtown Freehold Independence Day Concert & Fireworks
July 2, 2015, (rain date July 3), Gates open at 6:30 pm
Freehold Raceway, 3190 Route 9, Freehold
The Borough of Freehold will celebrate our country’s independence on Thursday, July 2, 2015. The rain date is July 3. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. The celebration will feature live music by the Eddie Testa Band from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Radio Stations WJRZ & WRAT will play the popular hits. The fireworks are preceded by entertainment. Fireworks can be also seen across Route 9 in the Home Depot parking lot.
Brick Township’s popular SummerFest series returns for the 21st consecutive summer! This year’s series features concerts, movies, classic cars, fireworks and much more!

SummerFest Concerts
Events take place at Windward Beach Park at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted. Fireworks start approximately 9:00pm. Come early and enjoy the Food Court, the Beer and Wine Garden for guests over the age of 21 and visit sponsors table! Fireworks to follow each concert!
Thursday, July 2 – SummerFest Concert featuring THE AMISH OUTLAWS.
Thursday, July 9 – SummerFest Concert featuring THE BRONX WANDERERS

Point Pleasant Beach 4th of July Fireworks
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach will stage a fireworks display to celebrate the holiday. They will stage their holiday display on Thursday and Friday, July 2 & 3, 2015.

July 4th Fest presented by Coca-Cola®
1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson, NJ 08527
Celebrate the independence of our beautiful country with three jam packed days of thrills, water park fun and Exclusive Ride Times for Pass Holders July 3, 4 and 5. We will have fireworks and live entertainment every night!   The theme park is open July 3 – 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Hurricane Harbor is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the pool decks and midways remaining open 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the patriotic celebration each night.

Lakehurt Independence Day
July 3, 2015 – July 5, 2015
Lakehurst will celebrate Independence Day with fireworks July 3rd, and a full day of events on Saturday, July 4, 2015. There’s a parade, a car show. The very popular car show will start at 9:00 a.m. and run till 3:00 p.m. The car show will take place at Lakehurst Elementary School. The parade will march down Union Avenue. The fireworks will take be staged at dusk, July 3rd, probably about 9:00 p.m. The rain date for the fireworks is Saturday, July 11, 2015 and the car show is Sunday, July 5, 2015. You can get more info from the borough office @ 732-657-4141 or on the Facebook page for the police department.

LBI Fourth of July Activities
Saturday, July 4, 2015 
Barnegat Municipal Dock & Bay Village in Beach Haven
The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites you to Long Beach Island (LBI) for their Fourth of July festivities. On Saturday, July 4 there will be lots going on for Independence Day. Barnegat Light has their Independence Day Parade at 6:30 p.m. There is Craft Day by the Bay in Harvey Cedars. South End Surf n Paddle has their Shape Fest going on. And there are lots of fireworks. By reservation only, you can take a fireworks cruise on Miss Barnegat Light. At the Barnegat Municipal Dock, there is a concert and fireworks at dusk. And over at Bay Village in Beach Haven, there are fireworks over the bay at dusk.

Ocean Promenade, Long Branch NJ
Each year since 1990, crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands have descended upon the city’s oceanfront promenade from points all over the Mid-Atlantic region for Oceanfest — an all-day, family friendly festival that brings together the most memorable sights, sounds and sensations of the summer season. Not just a music or food festival; much more than a craft sale or street fair, Oceanfest combines the best parts of everyone’s favorite summertime memory — and caps it all off with the most spectacular fireworks display you’ll see anywhere along the Jersey coast.

Musical Entertainment at the Amphitheater Stage on the Great Lawn

  • 12:30 – 1:45 Sam Haiman Band
  • 2:15 – 3:30 Mad Satta
  • 4:00 – 5:15 Predator Dub Assassins
  • 5:45 – 7:00 Rave On
  • 7:45 – 9:15 Valarie Adams & the Dimensions

Children’s Entertainment at the Garfield Memorial on the Promenade

  • 12:00 – 4:00 Schedule Coming!!

Manasquan Fireworks
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Borough of Manasquan 201 East Main Street, Manasquan, NJ 08736
The festivities begins at 5:15 p.m. with a patriotic bicycle decorating contest at the Little League Field. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a 4th of July parade at the Manasquan Coast Guard Station. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a concert with Billy Lawlor at the Main Beach. The day concludes with a fireworks display at dusk. – Main Beach. (Rain Date 7/5/15).

Barnegat Township Fireworks
July 3, 2015 – July 5, 2015
Municipal Dock, the dock is located on Bayshore Drive in Barnegat.
Barnegat Township will celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 4, 2015 with a free concert and fireworks at the Municipal Dock. The concert will feature the “Sounds of the Street” and will start about 7:00 p.m. July 3rd Friday a free concert by “Captain Eric and the Shipwrecks” starts about 7:00 p.m. July 5th concert features “Hi Fives” also 7:00 p.m.

Lakewood Blueclaws Fireworks
July 4th 7pm to 10pm
Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701
The Lakewood Blueclaws will stage a fireworks display after their games with the Hagerstown Suns on Saturday & Sunday, July 4th & 5th, 2015. The stadium is located at 2 Stadium Way in Lakewood. The team sponsors a Friday night fireworks display on almost every week throughout the summer. The show starts at the end of every game. This is in addition to the first Saturday displays every month.

Asbury Park Fireworks
July 4th, 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Asbury Park will celebrate the fourth of July with a fireworks display on the beachfront starting at dusk. The fireworks are sponsored by the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce or at least they are the only entity in town that has any information on the event. Update for 2015, the Asbury Park Waterfront organization has begun to publish some information about events in the city and mentions the fireworks.

West Long Branch Fireworks
July 4th 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Locust Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
West Long Branch Borough will celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm. The celebration will be held at Franklin Lake Park. The park is near Route 36 and bounded by Lakeview Avenue, Throckmorton Avenue and Locust Avenue. It is near the Shore Regional High School and Glenwood Cemetery. There will be a Jersey Jukebox concert to accompany the fireworks this year.

Tuckertown Fireworks
July 4th 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
120 West Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Tuckerton Borough and Tuckerton Seaport will celebrate Independence Day on July 4th, with food vendors, a DJ, fireworks and more. The day begins with a parade down Main Street at 10:00 am. Other events continue throughout the day. There will be garvey races, an ice cream social, a baby parade, jugglers and fireworks at dusk. There will be children’s activities all day. In years past the fireworks were staged over Tuckerton Lake at dusk. I believe the fireworks are sponsored by the Pinelands 4th of July Committee and hosted at Tuckerton Seaport.

Seaside Heights Fireworks
July 4, 2015 9:30 PM
800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Seaside Heights celebrates the July 4th, 2015 with a fireworks extravaganza Saturday at 9:30. Seaside Heights will begin their regular Wednesday night fireworks that will continue all summer long at 9:30 p.m. Those fireworks will be staged weekly until August 26, 2015. The fireworks can be seen anywhere on the boardwalk or the beach in Seaside Heights. In July and August they also have weekly events: Music Mondays and Movies on the Beach every Thursday. Seaside Heights is a small community on the Jersey Shore that is jammed pack with attractions that keep it busy all summer long. The boardwalk features 2 amusement parks, arcades, restaurants and shops. It is also a destination for other events during the year like: a St. Patrick’s Day and Easter Parades, an arts and crafts festival, a seafood festival, a BBQ festival, Clownfest, a 3 day Italian Street Festival in October and a First Night celebration that once again features fireworks.


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