July 4th Fireworks Events in Bergen County NJ and Beyond


Looking to blow this July 4th out of the park? Check out these picks for July 4th fireworks in Bergen County NJ to help you celebrate America’s independence for days.

What: Kick off the holiday weekend early with fireworks and entertainment in Englewood.
Where: The lawn at Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood
When: Wednesday, June 28. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin after sunset.
Chow at: Sofia in downtown Englewood for steak, seafood and pasta dishes in an sleek, buzzy environment.
 
What: Keep the early celebration going at the Fair Lawn Fireworks Show on Thursday, June 29. Presale tickets are available now. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, enjoy the pre-fireworks music and then settle in to honor America’s freedom.
Where: Memorial Park, Fair Lawn
When: Thursday, June 29. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin between 9:00 and 9:15 p.m.
Chow at: Food and beverage vendors will be on location. Or, you can never go wrong with a stop at Benny’s Luncheonette—whatever you do, be sure to leave room for dessert!
 
 
 
What: Bring your blankets and chairs for an evening of music and fireworks on Saturday, July 1.
Where: Finch Park, Ramsey
When: Saturday, July 1. Concert starts at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.
Chow at: The whole family will find something to love at Brady’s at the Station, “where you’re only a stranger once.” Or, save your appetite for the 4th when $10 will get you all you can eat from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 

 
 
What: A day of celebration including a flag raising, parade and evening entertainment and fireworks.
When: Tuesday, July 4. Flag raising at 9:00 a.m., parade at 10:00 a.m., and gates open at 6:00 p.m. for entertainment and fireworks. Fireworks start after 9:00 p.m.
Where: Veteran’s Field, Ridgewood
Chow at: White Maple Cafe for casual fare with a twist - and the popcorn to start that your kids will love.
 
What: Amusements, games, food and fun from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and fireworks in the evening.
Where: During the day, events will be held at Roosevelt Common. Fireworks will be shot off behind Tenafly High School.
When: Saturday, July 1. Entertainment by the Victory Belles begins at 8:15 p.m. Fireworks will start at approximately 9:00 p.m.
Chow at: Zestt for a classic mix of American and Mediterranean eats.

 

What: Fireworks and more. Check the website for featured entertainers.
Where: Cliff Gennerelli Sports-plex, Paramus
When: Sunday, July 2. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks after sunset.
Chow at: Zinburger at Garden State Plaza, then stroll over for fireworks fun.

 

 
What: Inflatables, carnival games, dance parties and live entertainment
Where: Van der Donck Park in Yonkers. If you’d prefer to stick closer to home, fireworks will be visible from the Alpine Picnic Area in Palisades Interstate Park.
When: Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks begin at 9:15 over the Hudson River.
Chow at: American Cut’s outdoor patio for cocktails and steaks. Or pack a picnic and eat in the park.

 

What: Watch the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display while cruising in the East River on a NY Waterway ferry.
Where: Port Imperial in Weehawken, NJ. Board the ferry at either 6:45 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. and enjoy music synchronized to the fireworks display and a fully-stocked bar offering soft drinks, snacks and cocktails.
When: Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. Ferry returns to Weehawken around 10:30 p.m.
Pro Tip: Reservations are strongly recommended.
 

 
 
What: Fireworks on July 4th at this family-friendly annual event featuring midway games, state-of-the-art thrill rides and whimsical kiddie rides.
Where: Overpeck County Park, Leonia
When: Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
Chow at: Salute America as a melting pot for all kinds of cuisine as you enjoy your traditional Italian meal at Dante’s Place. Or, stick your scale in a dark corner of your closet and enjoy the fair food at the carnival.
 
What: Games, kiddie rides, a flea market, food vendors, music and fireworks.
Where: Foschini Park, Hackensack
When: Tuesday, July 4. The Time Machine Band begins at 7:15 p.m. and fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
Chow at: If you can’t imagine a 4th of July without barbeque, try KobiQ. Not exactly a slather-the-sauce-on-a-chicken-leg sort of place, this Korean/Mexican hybrid earns high marks.

 

What: Fireworks are set off over the Hudson River and can be seen anywhere in the village.
Where: Memorial Park, Nyack, NY
When: Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks start at 9:00 p.m.
Chow at: The new Maura's Kitchen for perfectly cooked Peruvian, then head to Temptations Café for dessert.

 

What: Start the day with the flag raising, enjoy athletic events and family fun all day, then finish your day with a band concert and fireworks.
When: Tuesday, July 4. Flag raising at 7:00 a.m., events run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and the fireworks are at 9:00 p.m.
Where: Recreation Park and Crestwood Lake, Allendale
Chow at: Allendale Bar and Grill. Don’t forget to ask for popcorn!

 

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