Down the shore for the 4th? Celebrate on the beach with festivals, parades and fireworks in these New Jersey and Delaware beach towns!


“DO AC Entertainment Capital of the Jersey Shore Fireworks” July 4th Weekend
Visible from beach for 1 mile, from Revel on Metropolitan Ave to The Atlantic Club on Boston Ave
July 3 and 4, 9:30 p.m.

Atlantic City is putting on two shows during a celebratory weekend of events in 2015. The first show will be viewable along the beach and Boardwalk 9:30 p.m. on Friday, while the second show is in the Marina District at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Avalon All-American Celebration
30th Street Beach
June 30 – July 4

Enjoy Avalon’s All-American Celebration with four days of events beginning June 30th and running through the 4th. The activities include pop-up concerts, a boat parade, and, of course, fireworks on 30th Street beach immediately following a concert from the Bay-Atlantic Symphony.

Cape May July 4th Celebration

Congress Hall
200 Congress Place
July 3 – July 5, all day (prices vary)

If you’re in Cape May for Independence Day, historic Congress Hall is hosting a number of July 4th-themed events, from a Patriotic Ice Cream Social to a lobster bake and a even a square dance! Watch the 4th of July fireworks celebration from the resort, or head to the beach.

Margate Fireworks
Seen from any Margate beach
July 4, 9 p.m.

For one day only, barbecues are permitted on all Margate beaches in honor of the holiday.

Ocean City Bike Parade & Fireworks
9th St
July 4, 10 p.m. fireworks

Ocean City has a day of events scheduled, including a bike parade at 9 a.m., a kite-flying contest and live entertainment starting at 6 p.m. Fireworks close down the day at 10 p.m.

Sea Isle Patriotic Concert & Fireworks
Excursion Park
JFL Blvd. & Pleasure Ave.
July 4, 7:30 p.m. (fireworks at 9 p.m.)

Sea Isle hosts a day of All-American fun, including a performance from The Atlantic Pops followed by fireworks.

Stone Harbor July 4th Weekend
8100 Second Ave Recreation Field
July 4 – 5, 9 a.m. (fireworks at dusk on July 4)

Enjoy two days filled with contests, bike races, food, music and of course, a July 4th fireworks celebration!

Wildwood 4th of July Weekend & Fireworks
Beach near the amusement park at Pine Ave
July 3 – 5, all day

From a craft show to drum circles to a patriotic boardwalk run, there are plenty of activities for families in Wildwood over the weekend. Plus, check out two fireworks shows – one on Friday and another on Saturday – starting at dusk.


Dewey Beach Fireworks
Dewey Beach, Del.
July 4, Dusk

Check out Dewey’s fireworks display, which is visible from any bar or restaurant along the bayside.

Lewes Old-fashioned 4th Of July
Second Street in downtown Lewes
July 4, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Take the family out for an old-fashioned fair featuring kids’ games and the annual boat parade.

Rehoboth Beach
Beach and Boardwalk
July 4, around 9:15 p.m.

More than 80,000 people head to Rehoboth each year for the town’s July 4th fireworks on the beach.