Where To See Fireworks In Bergen County
Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Make your plans now so you don’t miss the barbecues, parades and fireworks!
We’ve been celebrating summer since MDW, but the reality is the season officially started this week. That means we’re a little more than a week away from Independence Day, the granddaddy of all summer celebrations.
For sure you’ll be headed to pool parties and barbecues on and around July 4, but there will be plenty of events to attend all weekend long as well. In Bergen County, for instance, the holiday will feature concerts, games, food trucks, parades and fireworks galore. Below is a sampling of upcoming Fourth of July events in our neighborhoods. All are free to attend unless otherwise noted. Which celebration will you be joining?
- June 29, Edgewater, Veterans Field. Visitors can enjoy live music, food trucks, games and activities from 6 to 10 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9:20.
- June 29, Fair Lawn, Memorial Park. Live music, vendors and food and drink will be available starting at 6:45 p.m., and fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. Tickets at the gate are $9 for adults, $7 for kids and $6 for seniors.
- June 30, Lyndhurst, Riverside Avenue ballfields. Head to the park for food and vendors at 6 p.m. and ceremonies at 8:30. The fireworks display will commence at dusk.
- July 1, Ramsey, Finch Field. Celebrate Independence Day with live music and fireworks from 6 to 10:30 p.m.
- July 2, Paramus, Garden State Plaza. The borough’s all-day event takes place from noon to 9 p.m. and will include kids’ games and activities, food vendors, live music and more. Fireworks start at dusk. Admission is $6 for 5 years old and over.
- July 3, Oradell, Memorial Field. Holiday festivities begin at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks at dusk.
- July 3-4, East Rutherford, State Fair Meadowlands. The fair is open from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. on both days. Admission (Fun Pass) is $38.99—kids under 3-feet tall are free—and includes fireworks, which start around midnight. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
- July 4, Allendale, Crestwood Lake. Start the day with a 7 a.m. flag-raising and salute followed by field events and games for all ages. Fireworks begin around 9 p.m.
- July 4, Ridgefield Park. The village’s 129th Independence Day celebration features the ceremonial flag-raising at 7:45 a.m. followed by a Baby and Youth Parade at 9 a.m. and Main Parade at 11:30 a.m. Live music at Veterans Field takes place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. with a fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m.
- July 4, Maywood. Start Independence Day at the borough’s annual parade, which kicks off at 9 a.m. Any veteran interested in participating should arrive at the American Legion at 135 E. Passaic St. by 8:30 a.m.
- July 4, Ridgewood. The village’s annual parade starts at 10 a.m., while evening entertainment at Veterans Field begins at 6 p.m. with live music, food and fireworks at dusk. Tickets at the gate for the evening show are $16 for adults and $12 for kids ages 6 to 12.
- July 4, Hackensack, Foschini Park. Food trucks, games and a beer garden will be open from 4 to 8 p.m., and the annual fireworks display will begin at 9 p.m.
- July 4, Norwood, Kennedy Field. The borough will hold its fireworks program at dusk.
- July 8, Tenafly. A celebration with food and games takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Roosevelt Common, and a concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. behind Tenafly High School followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.
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