Long Branch postpones its 4th of July Oceanfest fireworks celebration

Call it early good news, but the city of Long Branch just announced that the 4th of July Oceanfest fireworks celebration is a go this year. The coronavirus pandemic cancelled the annual event, which was one of the more notable fireworks shows around the Jersey Shore area. It’s coming back this year, but just know that the daytime festival that has traditionally preceded the fireworks show is cancelled for this year.

Exciting News! The 4th of July Oceanfest FIREWORKS ARE ON!!!!
While the daytime festival is cancelled this year, the fireworks display will take place!
Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce

Naturally, this is wonderful news given how many holiday events were cancelled all throughout last year. We’ll post more details about the event as it draws closers!

**UPDATE 6/28/2021**

Due to safety concerns, Long Branch has decided to postpone its 4th of July fireworks. You can read more about the details below from the town’s website.

The City of Long Branch will be postponing the 4th of July Fireworks this year. Our Public Safety Director has been in contact with state and county law enforcement officials. He has made the decision that this postponement is in the best interest of our residents and businesses. We will be announcing the future date of the fireworks show later this Summer.  

Please note that we have the best intelligence available in terms of crowd control for the Oceanfront area. The safety and security of our residents will always be our first priority. 

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