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4th Of July Festivities
Fourth of July Festivities
Bay Village in Beach Haven: Fireworks get underway at dusk on the bay at 9th and Bay avenues.
Wednesday, July 4. Independence Day Celebration and Concert – 7 p.m., Municipal Dock. Fireworks begin at Dusk BEACH HAVEN
Wednesday, July 4.Fireworks over the Bay, Taylor Avenue. Fireworks begin 9 p.m.
Saturday, July 7
Craft Day by the Bay from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Sunset Park
Wednesday, July 4Parade beginning at 10 a.m. starting at Route 9 then ending at the Seaport. Further activities beginning 4 p.m. Baby parade, children’s activates. Music 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Concludes with a fireworks display at the Tip Seaman Park at dusk.
BARNEGATLIGHT: parade traveling through town to the Bay Front gazebo at Seventh and Bayview streets, with concert at the municipal dock concluding with fireworks, July 4, 6:30 p.m. Barnegat Light, West 11th St. 609-494-3522
BEACHWOOD: community festival with vendors and fireworks at the Bayside Avenue beachfront, July 4, 9 p.m. Borough of Beachwood, 1600 Pinewald Road.beachwoodusa.com, 732-286-6000.
BRICK: SummerFest Concert with music by the Amish Outlaws, concluding with fireworks, July 2, 7 p.m. Windward Beach, 265 Princeton Avenue.twp.brick.nj.us, 732-262-1000.
JACKSON: festival with fireworks nightly, July 3-5, 7 p.m. Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd. at Route 537.sixflags.com, 732-928-1821.
LACEY: community activities concluding with fireworks, July 3, 7:30 p.m. Lacey Township High School, 73 Haines St. in Lanoka Harbor.laceytownship.org, 609-693-1100.
LAKEHURST: car show at Lakehurst Elementary School, parade down Union Avenue and fireworks at dusk, July 4, 9 a.m. Downtown Lakehurst, Pine and Orchard streets.lakehurstnj.org, 732-657-4141.
LAKEWOOD: fireworks display following baseball games, July 4-5, 7:05 p.m. $8-$13. First Energy Park, Lakewood Blue Claws Stadium, 2 Stadium Way.milb.com, 732-901-7000.
Concert with the Wilbur Wittemann Patriotic Band followed by fireworks, July 2, 7:30 p.m. Lake Carasaljo, Off Route 9.twp.lakewood.nj.us, 732-364-2500.
LAVALLETTE: Patriotic Bicycle Parade on President Avenue at the Boardwalk, July 4, 9-11 a.m. Borough Hall, 1306 Grand Central Ave.lavallette.org, 732-793-7477.
POINTPLEASANTBEACH: fireworks, July 2-3, 9 p.m. Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Ocean Avenue.jenkinsons.com, 732-892-0600.
SEASIDEHEIGHTS: fireworks display viewable from anywhere on the boardwalk at dusk, July 4, 9:30 p.m. Seaside Heights, Boardwalk. 732-793-9100.
TUCKERTON: parade from Tuckerton Elementary School to Tuckerton Seaport for activities including a baby parade, garvey races, ice cream social and other activities, concluding with fireworks, July 4, 10 a.m. Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St.tuckertonseaport.org, 609-296-8868.
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