Places to watch fireworks around the greater Red Bank area

The July 4th weekend is quickly approaching, so that means it’s time to start on your plans for watching some of the fireworks celebrations that are happening in the greater Red Bank area. While Red Bank itself won’t be having any sort of fireworks celebrations, there are still some other exciting plans going on over the weekend – like the symphony in the park.

Don’t worry though, just because we’ve done all the work and have aggregated a list of places to watch fireworks over the July 4th weekend. Most of the places in our list are local, covering places mostly in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

So without further ado, here are all the places in the greater Red bank area that’ll be celebrating with fireworks. Just make sure to plan accordingly, so you know where to park and get the best views! We’ve tried to list them in chronological order, just to make the planning easier if you intend on going to multiple places!

However, if you’re looking to go even farther, there’s a more definitive list through the source links below.

via APP, visitNJ,, News12



July 1st

  • 7:30 PM: Manasquan, NJ on the main beach. Festivities, including music by Billy Lawlor, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Rain date July 2. Labor Day fireworks, Sept. 2, on the beach, preceded by music by 9 South. Rain date Sept. 3.
  • 8:30 PM: Aberdeen, NJ at Fireman’s Field, corner of Gerard and Lloyd roads. Food vendors, DJ, softball game at 6:30 p.m. Rain date July 3. 732-583-4200 or
  • Sundown: Matawan, NJ at Lake Lefferts. 732-566-3898 or
  • 10:00 PM: Jackson, NJ at Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., off Route 537. 732-928-1821 or




July 2nd

  • 6:30 PM Freehold, NJ at Freehold Raceway, intersection of routes 9 and 33. Rain date July 9. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., with live music from NRG from 7 to 9 p.m. Local radio stations WJRZ and WRAT will provide patriotic music during the fireworks display. Food and beverages will be available for sale. 732-462-4200 or
  • 10:00 PM Jackson, NJ at Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., off Route 537. 732-928-1821 or



July 3rd

  • 9:00 PM Bradley Beach, NJ at the beachfront. Rain date is July 8. 732-776-2999 or
  • 10:00 PM Jackson, NJ at Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., off Route 537. 732-928-1821 or
  • Lakehurst: July 3 at dusk at Lake Horicon. Rain date is July 8.
  • Lakewood: Also, July 3 and Friday night fireworks after BlueClaws home games during the summer at FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood. Fireworks are scheduled for June 16 and 30, July 3, 14 and 28, Aug. 4, and 18, and Sept. 1. Admission included with game ticket. 732-901-7000 or
  • Union Beach: July 3 at the beachfront at dusk. Rain date July 5. 732-264-2277 or




July 4th

  • 9:00 PM Beachwood, NJ on the beachfront.
  • 9:30 PM Seaside Heights, NJ anywhere on the boardwalk. Also, fireworks every Wednesday in July and August. 732-830-3700 or or
  • 10:00 PM Jackson, NJ at Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., off Route 537. 732-928-1821 or
  • Asbury Park, NJ on the beach. 732-775-2100 or
  • Atlantic Highlands, NJ at the municipal harbor, Simon Lake Drive.
  • Beach Haven, NJ at dusk, Bay Village, 9th and Bay avenues. 609-492-2800 or
  • Brick Township, NJ at Windward Beach Park features fireworks on July 6, 13, 20 and 27.
  • Long Branch, NJ on the boardwalk. Musicians, dancers, clowns, carnival acts, costumed characters, sand sculpting, crafts, food vendors; 732-222-0400 or
  • Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on Jenkinson’s beach, beginning June 22. Fireworks also on July 4, Sept. 4 for Labor Day and Sept. 16 for the Seafood Festival. 732-892-0600 or



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