Fourth of July – 23 Places to Celebrate in South Jersey

Whether you’re 9 or 99 everyone loves fireworks! That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best places to celebrate the Fourth of July in Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. Check it out to see which celebrations are closest to you!


Burlington County

1. Mount Holly
Tuesday, July 3rd at Iron Works Park
From 5-11pm guests, come join Mount Holly in celebrating Independence Day! There will be plenty of food vendors and special performances. Fireworks will begin promptly at sundown. Admission is free.


2. Medford Township
Tuesday, July 3rd at Freedom Park
Festivities kickoff at 6pm and fireworks will start at dusk. The rain date for this event is July 5th.


3. Riverton
Wednesday, July 4th at Riverton Park
Riverton’s celebration kicks off at 8:30am with a 5K. The day also consists of a House Decorating Contest, parade, live music, carriage rides, moon bounces, and more! Ending the day is a Raft Race down the river.


(photo credit: Borough of Riverton)


4. Evesham Township
Wednesday, July 4th at Cherokee High School
Evesham’s Independence Day Celebration includes a fun and festive parade starting at 11:30am. Later on in the day, Cherokee High School will open its doors at 7pm and the fireworks begin at 9:30pm.


5. Bordentown Township
Friday, July 7th at Joseph Lawrence Park
Festivities begin at 4pm, fireworks at dusk. At 4:30pm there will be a cornhole tournament. There will be food, a children’s area, a 50/50, and free giveaways.


6. Florence Township Patriotic Celebration Day
July 7th at the Municipal Building on Broad Street
Florence Township is holding a parade followed by a concert & fireworks at the rear of the Municipal Building on Broad Street. This event is fun for the whole family and a great time to bond with the community.


Camden County

7. Haddonfield’s Yankee Doodle Do
July 3rd & 4th in Downtown Haddonfield
Enjoy a fun celebration and fireworks show on July 3rd starting at 6pm. Haddonfield’s downtown will be filled with live music, food trucks, bouncy houses, and so much more. Fireworks begin at 9:20pm. A $20 donation is the suggested donation. Then on July 4th come out to the Yankee Doodle Do Parade at 10am.


8. Barrington Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
Tuesday, July 3rd at Woodland School
Beginning at 6:30pm, the parade starts at railroad tracks up Clements Bridge Road and ends at the Barrington Municipal Building. After the parade, there will be fireworks at Woodland School beginning at dusk.


9. Battleship New Jersey
Tuesday, July 3rd at Battleship New Jersey
Watch the Independence Day fireworks show on the deck of the Battleship NJ! There will be live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions, and a cash bar for adults. Tickets at only a $10 donation per person. Decks will open at 7pm, fireworks begin at 9:30pm


10. Haddon Township
Tuesday, July 3rd at Haddon Township High School
Happy Birthday America! At 7pm High Fidelity will be performing live and entertaining the crowd until the fireworks will be shot off after dark.


11. Oaklyn
Wednesday, July 4th on Beechwood & Johnson Avenues
Bring the whole family to Oaklyn’s Fourth of July Parade! The parade begins at 10am.


12. Collingswood
Wednesday, July 4th at Collingswood High School
At 10am, take decorate your bikes and take a community bike ride for the Annual Fourth of July Bike Parade. At 6:30pm, TO THE MAX will take the stage at Collingswood High School. Following the concert at 9:15pm will be a fantastic fireworks display.


13. Camden County’s Freedom Festival
Wednesday, July 4th at at Wiggins Waterfront Park
Festivities kickoff at 5pm with a salute to America and our Veterans, followed by live music and entertainment. Headliner Eddie Money will take the stage at 8pm and immediately following will be a spectacular fireworks show.

(photo credit: Camden County)


Cumberland County

14. Millville
July 4th at New Jersey Motorsports Park
Festivities start at 5pm, fireworks at 9pm. There will be live music, entertainment, food trucks, and craft vendors.


15. Cumberland County Fair
Friday, July 6th  at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds
Gates open at 4pm. Enjoy 4-H fun, as well as a chicken BBQ and vintage car show. The fireworks show will start at 9:45pm. The Cumberland County Fair is taking place from July 3rd to July 7th.


Gloucester County

16. Pitman’s 4th of July Parade
Wednesday, July 4th
Pitman is excited to host their 4th of July Parade again this year! The parade starts at 10am and will take place along Columbia Avenue and Highland Terrace.

(Photo Credit: Borough of Pitman)


17. Monroe Township
Wednesday, July 4th at Williamstown High School
Grab a blanket and chairs and head to Williamstown High School for a delightful fireworks show. Fireworks will begin at dusk. The rain date is July 5th.


18. Washington Township 4th of July Parade & Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4th
The parade starts at 6:30pm (route: Washington Township HS 11-12 exit to Hurfville Cross-Keys Road to Ganttown Road to Hurfville Cross-Keys Road). Fireworks will be shot off from the Washington Township High School complex at 9pm. The rain date is July 5th.


19. Wenonah
Wednesday, July 4th
Come one, come all to Wenonah’s Independence Day Parade! The parade begins at 8am, so bring the kids and enjoy the festivities!


20. Paulsboro Chamber 4th of July Parade
Wednesday, July 4th
The parade begins at the Paulsboro Plaza parking lot on Broad Street and marches to Paulsboro High School on Delaware Street. This year’s theme is “Our Lighthouse – Shining a Beacon on a Bright Future.”


Salem County

21. Little Falls’ Annual 4th of July Street Fair
Wednesday, July 4th on Main Street and Stevens Ave
This giant town block party is from from 10am-5pm and includes merchandise vendors, crafters, kiddie rides, great food, pony rides, and entertainment all day long.


22. Four Seasons Family Campground
July 6th – 8th  in Pilesgrove
Four Seasons Family Campground will take care of the entertainment so you can focus on enjoying the Fourth of July Weekend with your friends and family. Swing by the Camp Store to purchase your ducks for the annual Duck Race and then get ready for the big booms of our patriotic fireworks display (Saturday, July 7th at 9:30PM)! It won’t be the same without YOU so come join us to celebrate the Red, White, and Blue!


23. Woodstown
Wednesday, July 4th in Downtown Woodstown
Don’t miss Woodstown’s Fourth of July Parade taking place at 10am is their beautiful historic downtown.

(Photo Credit: Borough of Woodstown)