Last year the fireworks event was on the Hudson as opposed to the customary East River. This year its back on the Brooklyn Side.
Annual Independence Day Family Festival in Bridgewater is a family-friendly festival with childrens arts and crafts, horse rides, cartoon characters, giant slides and fire works display at night.
Want something really classy? Book a spot at The Chandelier Room at the W Hotel in Hoboken where you can view the fireworks and enjoy a world class menu and their Elderflower Margaritas.
Atlantic City holds an Independence Day Festival and also a grand party at the Taj Mahal celebrating the fourth of July with over 16 bars, casinos, live music and an amazing fireworks display. The party here gets bigger every year and it a celebration not to be missed.
Oceanfest in Jersey Shore is the biggest seasonal event on the Jersey Shore located in Long Branch. It has beachfront boards, performances, carnival and clown acts and a number of food vendors and is topped of with an amazing fireworks display along the Jersey coast.