Jersey City 4th of July fireworks 2024 — where to watch

by newjerseyshores | Jul 1, 2024

Jersey City fireworksThe Jersey City 4th of July fireworks show returns to Exchange Place this Thursday. Headliners for the 2024 show include Fat Joe, Wyclef Jean, and Funk Flex.

The Jersey City Night Market team will once again curate food from all across the tri-state area with 60+ food trucks and vendors ready to satisfy all of your cravings. Confirmed vendor include Angry Archie’s, Viva Birria, KBBQ Cupbob, Cousins Maine Lobster, and more.

July 4th Jersey City flyer
Credit: City of Jersey City

The street fair will take place from 12pm to 10pm along Montgomery Street at Exchange Place. Grucci fireworks will be launched at 9:25pm from two barges along the Hudson River. The event is expected to draw crowds of up to 200,000 people.

In previous years, the Jersey City 4th of July fireworks show has attracted acts like The Village People (2016), Kool and the Gang (2017), Snoop Dogg (2018), Pitbull with Akon (2019), and Flo Rida with Shaquille O’Neal (2022).

Where to watch the 4th of July fireworks in Jersey City
July 4th Jersey City map
Credit: City of Jersey City

Jersey City’s 4th of July celebration will begin at 12pm and last through 10pm. The fireworks will begin at 9:25pm. Spectators can watch the fireworks show along the Hudson River Walkway, from the north field at Liberty State Park, and most overlook areas in The Heights. (There will be a fireworks barge off 2nd street and another in front of the Colgate Clock).

Note that the 48th annual Macy’s Fireworks Show will be located along the Hudson River this year. However, the barges/fireworks will be located north of Jersey City and they’ll only be viewable from locations in Hoboken.

What: July 4th Celebration
Where: Exchange Place
When: 12pm through 10pm
Fireworks: start at 9:25pm

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