4th of July 2022 Fireworks Shows in Monmouth and Ocean Counties NJ

The fireworks will once again be launched on the Jersey Shore.

Independence Day is Monday, July 4, and 30 townships in Monmouth and Ocean Counties will mark the occasion with dazzling fireworks.

After the COVID-19 disruption of 2020 and 2021, the region’s fireworks boom marks a return to the normalcy of before for many.

Here are the area’s fireworks for America’s Big Day, listed by date. To see them alphabetically by city, click here.

June 30th

Brick Township: Windward Beach Park, 265 Princeton Ave., as part of the SummerFest concert series. Food court, beer and wine garden, live music. The food court opens at 6 p.m.; music starts around 7 p.m., followed by fireworks. Fireworks also take place on July 7, 14 and 21. Go: bricktownship.net or facebook.com/BrickTwpNJGovernment.

Weather update:NJ can expect a warm, slightly rainy 4th of July weekend

July, 1st

Aberdeen: Veterans’ Memorial Park, Ocean Boulevard and Lakeshore Drive in the Cliffwood Beach section. Start of the festivities at 6 p.m. Go: 732-583-4200, ext. 130, or @Aberdeentwp on Facebook.

Belmar: 9 p.m., Taylor Pavilion, 512 Ocean Ave. Go: 732-681-3700; belmar.com.

Keansburg: Dusk, Keansburg Amusement Park, 275 Beachway Ave. $24 unlimited passes after 5 p.m. Go: 732-495-1400; www.keansburgamusementpark.com.

Ocean Township: Joe Palaia Park, corner of Deal and Whalepond Roads. Go: oceantwp.org.

Bright Sea: Twilight, 1097 Ocean Ave. Go: 732-842-0099; sebrightnj.org/sbnj.

July 2nd

Asbury Park: 9 p.m., 2nd and 4th Avenue beaches. Rain date July 3. Go: 732-775-2100; cityofasburypark.com.

Barnegate: 9 p.m., Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Boulevard. The festivities begin with food trucks at 5:30 p.m., followed by a 6 p.m. concert by Joey D’s Rockin Oldies Band on the front lawn of the high school auditorium, and an Arties Parties music and light show at 7:30 p.m. at the soccer field. The rainy date is July 9. Go: barnegat.net.

Brielle: 8 p.m., part of River Queen Boat Cruises, 800 Ashley Ave. Dinner and bar. Go: 732-528-6620; riverboattour.com.

Hazlet: Veterans Memorial Park, 1776 Union Ave. The rainy date is July 3. Go: hazlettwp.org/Recreation.

Jackson: as part of “July 4th Fest,” Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., near Route 537. Go: 732-928-1821; sixflags.com.

Manasquan: twilight, main beach, part of independence day celebration. Bike Decorating Contest at 5:15 p.m., Little League Field; parade at 6:30 p.m. at the Manasquan Coast Guard. Go: manasquan-nj.gov.

July 3

Bradley Beach: dusk, seaside. Go: 732-776-2999; bradleybeachnj.gov.

Foal neck: Bucks Mill Park, 137 Bucks Mill Road. The party starts at 6 p.m. Go: coltsneckbusiness.org.

Free district: dusk, Freehold Raceway, 130 Park Ave.; bring blankets or folding chairs. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Live music by RockNRoll Chorus, Lil Asmar & Garden State Prodigies Band, RockitFish and Kason Jackson (singing “The Star-Spangled Banner”). Go: 732 462-4200, freeholdboroughnj.gov.

Jackson: as part of “July 4th Fest,” Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., near Route 537. Go: 732-928-1821; sixflags.com.

Lakehurst: 9 p.m., Lake Horicon after Lakehurst 100th Anniversary Celebration, which runs from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. with music, food trucks, beer garden and more. The rainy date is July 9. Go: 732-657-4141 or lakehurst-nj.gov.

Lavalette: Centennial Gardens Gazebo, Bay Boulevard at Philadelphia Avenue. The rainy date is July 10. Go: 732-793-7477; lavallette.org.

Union Beach: sea ​​side. Go: ubnj.net.

4th July

Beach Haven: dusk, Bay Village, Taylor Avenue, Beach Haven. The rainy date is July 5. Go: 609-492-2800; bayvillagelbi.com.

Beach wood: beach on Bayside Avenue. Food, vendors, music, activities. Go: beachwoodusa.com.

Brielle: 7:30 p.m., part of the Queen’s River Boat Cruises, 800 Ashley Ave. Dinner and bar. Go: 732-528-6620; riverboattour.com.

Jackson: as part of “July 4th Fest,” Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., near Route 537. Go: 732-928-1821; sixflags.com.

Lake wood: After BlueClaws games, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way. There will also be fireworks after the games on July 8 and 22; August 5, 19 and 26; and Sept. 9. Admission included with game ticket. Go: 732-901-7000 or blueclaws.com.

Long branch: 9:15 p.m., part of the 30th annual Oceanfest, which runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., featuring musicians, dancers, kiddie rides, sand sculpture, crafts, food vendors. Go: 732-222-0400; oceanfestnj.com.

Point Pleasant Beach: Jenkinson’s Beach. The fireworks continue every Thursday until September 1, Go: 732-892-0600 or jenkinsons.com.

Seaside Heights: 9:30 p.m., walk. Also every following Wednesday until August 24th. Go: exit82.com.

July the 5th

Township of Lacey: 9:15 p.m., Lacey High School, 73 Haines St. in the Lanoka Habor section. Live music from Shallow Green starts at 7:30am. The rainy date is July 6. Go: 609-693-1100 ext. 2203; laceytownship.org.

July 8

Atlantic Highlands: 9:45 p.m., Atlantic Highlands Marina, 2 Simon Lake Drive. Rain date July 9. Go: 732-291-1444; ahnj.com.

July 9th

Free municipality: 9 p.m., Michael J. Tighe Park, 65 Georgia Road, as part of Freehold Township Day, a celebration of veterans. The car show starts at 3 p.m., the festival from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., with bands, free kiddie rides and more. The rainy date is July 17. Go: 732-294-2199; freeholdtownshipday.com.

July 27

Free municipality: 9.15pm Monmouth County Fair opening night fireworks display, which runs July 27-31 at the fairgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold. Go: 732-842-4000 ext. 4312; monmouthcountyparks.com.

August 6

Key Port: 10:30 p.m. West Front Street as part of the Keyport Firefighters Fair, which runs August 2-6. Go: 732-739-3900; facebook.com/Keyport-Firemans-Fair.

June 25

Manchester: dusk, lake Harry Wright in the Whiting section, part of the 2022 Manchester Day festival, which starts at 2 p.m. The rain date for the fireworks is July 13 (the rain date for the festival is June 26). Go: manchestertwp.com.

June 26

Jackson: dusk, John F. Johnson Junior Memorial Park, 260 Kierych Memorial Drive. Food Trucks & Fireworks starts at 4 p.m. and includes basketball and cornhole tournaments, a DJ, and live music from Coast 2 Coast and Discoteks. Go: Jackson Township Recreation Department on Facebook or call 732-928-1260.

June 29

Township of Berkeley: as part of the “Sounds Of Summer” concert series at Veterans’ Park in the Bayville section. Music starts at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks. Go: berkeleytownship.org.

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