4th of July Weekend in New Jersey: Fireworks, Festivals, and More Things To Do with Kids

Oceanfest combines community and cultural events and tops off with spectacular fireworks. Photo by the author
Oceanfest combines community and cultural events and tops off with spectacular fireworks. Photo by the author

 Looking for the best things to do in New Jersey this 4th of July weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list.

The long-awaited 4th of July weekend blasts off with fireworks and festivities throughout the state, including displays in Wildwood, Jersey City, Camden, and more. Round out the celebrations with Independence Day festivals like the Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair and the Independence Day Celebration at Longstreet Farm.

Have more summer fun on this long weekend on one of our 30 summer day trips or by making a splash at an inflatable water park. Bookmark our Family Activity Calendar for more fun things to do.

More Things To Do in New Jersey this Week with Kids:

Be sure to click through to each listing for all the details, including recommended ages and time. Check with each venue for its COVID guidelines before heading out to any event.

 

Jenkinson's Movies on the Beach
Beach across from Jenkinson's - various times Pick
State Fair Meadowlands
State Fair Meadowlands - various times Pick
Let's Learn Circuits
Zoom - Online - 9:30 AM
Spanish, Italian, or French Language Day Camps
GainVille Learning Center - 9:00 AM
Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum
Hoboken Historical Musem - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides