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Ocean County residents and visitors will have a host of events to choose from when it comes to celebrating this year’s Fourth of July. Many municipalities throughout the County will be offering parades, firework displays, live music, food trucks and more festivities all weekend long to enjoy.

Events that are scheduled include:

2021 Ocean County Independence Day Celebrations (Updated Version)

Barnegat Light
July 3
Independence Day Parade
West 11th St. ends at the Pavilion, 6th and Bayview Ave., Barnegat Light
Parade: 6 p.m.
609-494-9196, www.barnegatlight.org

Barnegat
July 2
Fireworks with DJ and Food Trucks
Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd.
Parking Lot opens at 6 p.m.
609-698-0080, www.barnegat.net
Rain date: July 5

Beach Haven
July 4
Fireworks at dusk
Bay Village, 9th and Bay Avenues on the bay
609-492-0111, www.beachhaven-nj.gov

Beachwood
July 4
Fireworks with Food Trucks: 9 p.m.
Beachwood Beach, 415 Clubhouse Road off Bayside Avenue
732-286-6000, www.beachwoodusa.com
WOBM will be broadcasting on-site from Beachwood Beach and simulcasting the fireworks

Brick
July 1, 8, 15 and 22
Summerfest 2021 Concert & Fireworks
Windward Beach, 265 Princeton Avenue, Brick
Concert: 7 p.m. Plus Food trucks and a beer and wine garden followed by fireworks
732-262-1044, http://www.bricktownship.net

Jackson
July 2 – July 4
July 4th Fest
Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
10 p.m.

July 10
Food Trucks and Fireworks, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
John F. Johnson Junior Memorial Park,
260 Kierych Memorial Drive
Free Admission, live music and food trucks
732-928-2000, www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

Lacey
July 3
July 4th Fireworks Celebration & Concert
Lacey Township High School, Haines Street
Concert: 7:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.
609-693-1100, www.laceytownship.org
Festivities start with a concert by White Rabbit followed by fireworks.
Rain Date: July 5th.

Lakewood
July 2, 3, 4, 9 and 30
Aug. 4, 6 and 18
Fireworks after Jersey Shore BlueClaws games at FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood
Admission included with game ticket
732-901-7000, www.blueclaws.com

Lavallette
July 11
Fireworks and Concert
Centennial Gardens and Gazebo
Concert: 8 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.
732-793-7477, www.lavallette.org
Rain date: July 18

Mantoloking
July 4
Independence Day Parade & Festivities
Downer Ave., Mantoloking
Casie and Chrissy Memorial Run: 8:30 a.m.
Parade: Noon
732-892-6281, http://www.mantolokingyachtclub.org
Memorial mile run, Memorial handicap race, parade with floats, cars, marching bands and veterans, Robert J. Morris Flag Raising, Mantoloking Yacht Club Open Grill, children’s games and tug of war.

New Egypt
July 3
New Egypt Speedway
Route 539
Fireworks at dusk

July 10
New Egypt High School
117 Evergreen Road
Music and Fireworks starting between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Ocean Gate
July 4
Independence Day Parade & Festival
Ocean Gate Ave., Ocean Gate
Parade: 10 a.m.
Beach Activities: noon
732-269-3166, http://oceangatenjgov.com

Pine Beach
July 3
4th of July Parade & Family Field Games
Pine Beach Firehouse
9 a.m.
732-349-6425, www.pinebeachborough.us
Parade continues through Prospect Street and ends at Vista Park. Field games and fun with free ice pops for all.

Point Pleasant Beach
July 4 and Every Thursday thru September
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk & Beach, 300 Ocean Ave.
Fireworks at Dusk
732-892-0600, www.jenkinsons.com

Seaside Heights
July 4 (and Every Wednesday through Aug. 25)
Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
Seaside Heights Boardwalk
Fireworks at 9:30pm
732-830-3700, www.exit82.com

Seaside Park
July 4
Patriotic Bicycle Parade
Line-up begins: 9 a.m. at 5th and Bayview Aves.
Parade: 9:30
Seaside Park PTA

Tuckerton
July 3
Tuckerton Seaport, 120 West Main Street
Parade: 10 a.m.
Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.
609-296-8868, www.tuckertonseaport.org