Local Fourth of July Festivities

If you will be in town this year for America's birthday, get excited! While compared to years past, there are fewer happenings, the events we have taking place are certainly most exciting. From cookie decorating on July 3 to Pitbull (yes, you read correctly!) on July 4, your 4th of July will be tons of fun!

50 Star Fireworks Show

Exchange Place, Jersey City

10:00AM - 10:00PM

Celebrate freedom with fireworks, food trucks, carnival rides, and various music performances including ones from Akon, and Mr. 305 himself...PITBULL!

Admission is free. Bags and backpacks are not permitted. Public transportation is recommended.

City Bistro

56 14th Street, Hoboken


Roof will be open all day, brunch will be served, discounted domestic beers.

Cupcake Decorating at Sugarsuckle

July 3, 2019


A drop off baking class for ages 6-12

Make your own batch of cupcakes in patriotic colors!


Fourth of July Hudson Catamaran Cruise

Liberty Marina, Jersey City


Up to 6 people permitted. Bring your own food and beverage.

Independence Day Celebration at Cadillac Cantina

80 River Street, Hoboken

July 3, 2019

Taco eating contest, and exciting drink specials!

Adults only; $20 entry fee for taco eating contest


Hoboken, NJ

July 3 - opens at 2:00PM

Food truck frenzy with 10 trucks, also slice the price

DJ from 4:00PM-8:00PM

July 4 - opens at 12:00PM

$5 select drafts, plus new drink special every hour!

DJ from 2:00PM-10:00PM

State Fair Meadowlands

Met Life Stadium, East Rutherford

2:00PM start, fireworks begin after 10:00PM

Over 150 rides and attractions including pig races! The fair will end on July 7.

Parking $5 per car

Spirit Cruises Independence Day Fireworks

Departs from Lincoln Harbor, Weehawken

Boards: 5:30PM

Cruise: 6:00PM-11:00PM

All ages are welcome! Buffet, open bar, games, a DJ, dancing, and fireworks.

Pricing starts at $259.90 per ticket

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