There's plenty of 4th of July fun for kids at Oceanfest! Photo courtesy of Oceanfest
There's plenty of 4th of July fun for kids at Oceanfest! Photo courtesy of Oceanfest

4th of July Weekend for NJ Kids: Fireworks, Festivals, and More Fun Things To Do

The long 4th of July weekend blasts off on Thursday, July 4, with fireworks and festivities in Wildwood, Long Branch, Camden, and Cape May, among many others.

The Independence Day fun continues all weekend with rides and games at Leonia Sports Booster Club Carnival and Cumberland County Fair, and with delicious eats at TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest, City of Millville Fireworks & Food Truck Festival, and Terhune's Blueberry Bash. Plus, carve out some time for train rides and dinosaur expeditions this weekend.

Find even more options for weekend family activities in our Summer Fun Guide, including Free Summer Outdoor Movies for New Jersey Families. And look to our July GoList and event calendar for a complete listing of happenings this weekend and beyond. Happy Fourth, NJ!


Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd. Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ 07305

State Fair Meadowlands
1 MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Cumberland County Fairgrounds
Carmel Road
Millville, NJ

Overpeck County Park
75 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ 07605

Delaware River Railroad Excursions
100 Elizabeth St.
Philipsburg, NJ 08865

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Tuckerton Seaport
120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ 08204

Oceanfest at Long Branch
1 Ocean Blvd
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ

Exchange Place Waterfront
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Memorial Park
580 Valley Street Between Oakland Road and Baker Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Main Street and Stevens Ave
Little Falls, NJ 07043

Congress Hall
200 Congress Place
Cape May, NJ 08204

Wiggins Park
2 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ

Veteran's Park
54 Street and Boulevard East
West New York, NJ 07093

Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Ave
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Sumner Avenue Lot
Sumner Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Excursion Park
Sea Isle Park, NJ 008243

New Jersey Motorsports Park
8000 Dividing Creek Rd
Millville, NJ 08332

Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Ave
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Fort Lee Community Center
1355 Inwood Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

The Yard
40 College Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Ave
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ 07930

West End Park
Brighton Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740