Looking for something to do this long holiday weekend? We've got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great Garden State!

Craig Allen LIVE from the New Jersey Natural Gas Studios in Asbury Park

Join New Jersey 101.5's Craig Allen as he broadcasts live from the New Jersey Natural Gas Studio on the boardwalk in Asbury Park on Saturday, July 6th at 3:00 PM! Stop by and say 'hi' to Craig and the Rutgers Athletics Jersey Prize Team! Spin the Rutgers Athletics Prize Wheel for great Rutgers gear and enter to win a four-pack of tickets to watch the Scarlet Knights take on the Minutemen of UMass on Saturday, August 31st!

Jul 6, 2019
Asbury Park Boardwalk
3rd & 4th Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Big Joe Henry live from Monmouth Park Racetrack Classic Car Show

Join New Jersey 101.5's Big Joe Henry on Sunday, July 7th at 10:00 AM as he broadcasts live from Monmouth Park Racetrack's Classic Car Show and Oldies Day! Step into the past at the Monmouth Park Classic Car Show & Oldies Day! Enjoy a Classic Car Show & Oldies Day that's fun for every age! Enjoy FREE Family Fun Day featuring pony rides, face painting, a bounce house, and more!

Jul 7, 2019
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, NJ 07757

Big Joe Jersey Talent Show at Jenkinson’s

A New Jersey tradition continues: the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show kicks off on the beach at Jenkinson’s in Point Pleasant Beach on June 23rd! The show starts at 7:00 PM sharp each and every Sunday night through September 1st! This year one grand prize winner goes home with an amazing prize including a piano courtesy of Worldwide Piano & Music School in Edison, a professional video and multi-location photo shoot by Gellman Images and tickets to the State Theatre's Broadway Series, including Beauitful - The Carol King Musical, Jersey Boys, The Color Purple, Cats, and more! Bring your beach chair and come out to see the very best local amateur talent compete for fabulous prizes in New Jersey's biggest talent show!

Jul 7, 2019
Jenkinson's
300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742


ATLANTIC COUNTY


4th of July Weekend Celebration

Tanger Outlets Atlantic City will host a Block Party. A variety of patriotic events during the 4th of July Block Party. In addition, a DJ will entertain customers as they Pick a Duck from the Duck Pond, Spin the Prize Wheel for Tanger prizes or stop in the Photo Booth for a fun photos! Prizes will be feature a patriotic theme - red, white & blue! A center wide sidewalk sale will also take place the entire weekend.

Jul 4, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019
Tanger Outlets Atlantic City
2014 Baltic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Independence Day Parade

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a festive display of floats at the annual Downtown Hammonton Fourth of July parade.

Jul 4, 2019
Downtown
Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, NJ 08037

4th of July Parade

Come out and celebrate our Nations' birth! Historic Smithville has the largest Fourth of July parade in all of New Jersey. The parade will start at 9 am with an expected 10,000 people to line the parade route. If you are interested in participating in the Fourth of July Parade you must preregister, more information is given our website. Historic Smithville offers 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, train ride, paddle boats, and arcade, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn and over 26 free weekend events!

Jul 4, 2019
Historic Smithville
615 E. Moss Mill Rd., Smithville, NJ 08205


BERGEN COUNTY


Fireworks & Fan Appreciation Night

Enjoy the free fireworks display following the races. Head over to the any concession stand, the cafe or Victory Terrace for $1 concession items: hot dogs, pretzels, popcorn, soda, $2 Bud/Bud Light draft also available at all locations discount prices available from 7-11 pm only.

Jul 6, 2019
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
1 Racetrack Dr., East Rutherford, NJ 07073


CAMDEN COUNTY


4th of July Celebration at Diggerland

July 4th come out to America’s Only Construction Amusement Park! Experience our First week of Car Crush Thursdays! Thursdays at 3pm watch a live car crush at our Diggerland XL course. Parents/adults, sign up from opening til 12 for your chance to be the car crusher of the day! (must be 18+, one entry per person per week, cannot win more than once through the extent of promotion.) Mascot Meet and Greets with D-Rex & Daisy. Storytime with D-Rex at 1:45pm. Diggerland’s Parade of Machines. Dance Party with DJ. First 50 kids get a voucher for a FREE Bomb Pop. Festive Decorations. Get Discounted Tickets, Memberships and XL Experiences: Buy Now!

Jul 4, 2019
100 Pinedge Dr., West Berlin, NJ 08901


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Downtown Wildwood 80’s Dance Band Concert Weekend

The 80's Dance Band Concert Weekend takes place Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 and will include a DJ, live band, food trucks, local and artisan vendors, FREE family and kid's activities, as well as wine and craft beer tastings and sales in the garden/tent area. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you're here!

Jul 6, 2019
Bynre Plaza
3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260


ESSEX


Montclair July 4th Parade

Montclair's 69th annual Independence Day Parade promises a host of outstanding performances and live entertainment. The parade is followed by a fun Family Picnic in Edgemont Park and a spectacular fireworks display in the evening at Yogi Berra Stadium on the campus of Montclair State University.

Jul 4, 2019
Bloomfield & S. Fullerton Aves., Montclair, NJ 07042


HUDSON COUNTY


50 Star Fire Show Featuring Pitbull & Akon

The largest Independence Day celebration in the tristate area is back at Exchange Place in Jersey City for its sixth year – and you don’t want to miss it!! On Thursday, July 4 from 12:00 – 10:00 pm, please join us for an afternoon filled with local eats, carnival amusements, kid’s activities, with an evening capped by a stunning fireworks display by the world-famous Fireworks by Grucci. ENTERTAINMENT: Throughout afternoon and into the evening, spectators can anticipate musical performances and live entertainment at the mainstage, featuring the event's headliner Pitbull (AKA Mr. Worldwide!). Jersey City’s own Akon will also be joining us in celebration of his new album, dropping this summer!

Jul 4, 2019
Exchange Place
1 Exchange Pl., Jersey City, NJ 07311


MERCER COUNTY


Blueberry Bash

Wander through our Pick-Your-Own blueberry bushes; relax on a wagon ride around the farm. Pony rides, music and lots of tasty blueberry treats - blueberry muffins, blueberry cobbler, and blueberry salsa! Adults visit the tasting room for a sample of our award winning Harvest Blues wine. Everyone will enjoy Tuckers' Tales Puppet Theater, Saturday and Sunday. Children will be enthralled with the lively songs and adventures of these characters. Get in the spirit by entering your favorite recipe in the juried Blueberry Bash Bake-off, with categories for children and adults. Contest rules will be available at the farm store. The prize winners will receive Terhune Orchards Gift Certificate good for any purchase in the farm store. Admission to the festival area is $10. Parking is available. For more information call or visit the website.

Jul 6, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540

July 4th Jubilee at Morven

Free to the Public with Many New Features this year! Every year, in honor of Independence Day, Morven hosts a FREE event to celebrate our American heritage at the home-turned-museum of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Jul 4, 2019
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Bug Hunting

Explore the bug world of the Abbott Marshlands. With sweep nets, bug boxes and other tools of the trade, we’ll take a close look at these amazing animals before releasing them back to nature.

Jul 6, 2019
Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton, NJ 08610


MONMOUTH COUNTY


OceanFest

On its 29th anniversary, OceanFest will turn New Jersey's favorite Promenade into a explosive 4th of July celebration. The event will host live entertainment, music, delicious foods, craft vendors and summer activities, including a master sand-sculpting exhibition. OceanFest is New Jersey's longest and largest fireworks display! This is an event in Long Branch not to be missed. 10 am - 10 pm.

Jul 4, 2019
Oceanfront Promenade
1 Ocean Blvd., Long Branch, NJ 07740

Melting Pot Festival

Join us for this SPECIAL one-day Patriotic Celebration that will feature an antique flag exhibit, live music, food, craft vendors, patriotic pet & stroller parade, entertainment, beer/wine tent and more! An interactive exhibit at the Row House featuring historic "Travel Trunks" and Quilts from the Allaire collection.

Jul 6, 2019
Historic Allaire Village
4265 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 07727


MORRIS COUNTY


Blueberry Festival

Bring the family and celebrate with: Delicious Blueberry Treats made with Our Own Local Blueberries including Blueberry Shortcake, Blueberry Cheesecake, Blueberry Pie, Blueberry Ice Cream and more!Scenic Hayrides to our Blueberry Patch for pick-your-own Blueberries! Enjoy lots of Family Fun Activities (Pony Rides, Tractor Train Rides, Moon Bounce, Hay Wagon Rides, Corn Kingdom, Sunflower Maze and much more). Something for the whole family!

Jul 6, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, NJ 07930

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Visit Morristown for the annual public reading of the Declaration of Independence presented by costumed reenactors from Morristown National Historical Park. FREE. Rain or shine.

Jul 4, 2019
Park Pl., Morristown, NJ 07960


OCEAN COUNTY


Lavallette Patriotic Bike Parade

Celebrate the 4th of July by dressing up your bike, scooter, or wagon and riding down the Lavallette boardwalk! Patriotic tattoos and face painting at the finish line.

Jul 4, 2019
Boardwalk
President Ave., Lavallette, NJ 08735

Craft Day by the Bay

Harvey Cedars Craft Day by the Bay presents vendors from all over the Eastern Seaboard as well as local crafters and artists at beautiful Sunset Park. Enjoy a stroll along the bayfront as you shop among the large selection of handmade wares. The longest continuing craft show on all of Long Beach Island. Something for everyone, young and old alike.

Jul 6, 2019
Sunset Park
3 W. Salem Ave., Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008


PASSAIC COUNTY


Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair

Join us on 4th of July for live music and entertainment along with family fun attractions. Over 125 exhibitors, kiddie rides & climbing wall, kids games, face painters, amusements, temp tattoos, and more. A special section with craft exhibitors and artists. Many local merchants and civic organizations will be participating. Fabulous festival foods, everything from shishkabobs, kettle corn, pulled pork, sausage sandwiches to ice cream, zeppoles, funnel cakes, and Italian ices. Come eat, shop & play!

Jul 4, 2019
Main St. & Stevens Ave., Little Falls, NJ 07424

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