The Largest Fireworks Display in the State

The Fifth Annual Jersey City Fourth of July celebration, 50STARS Fire Show promises to be an incredible community event attended by more than 150,000 revelers from the metropolitan area. The epic full-day affair is taking place at Exchange Place on the waterfront in Jersey City, NJ, for the second year. The City is gearing up with activities and excitement for the entire family.

The Festival will culminate with an extraordinary pyrotechnic performance by Grucci set against a stunning backdrop of the striking New York City skyline.

All media wishing to cover the event must make a reservation with the City of Jersey City. For more information or questions, email the Jersey City Press Officer at

Festival Highlights

2018 Press

The New York Times  Jersey City Makes a Statement with Fireworks Over the Hudson  10 Things You Need to Know About Attending the Jersey City July 4th Festival  A Can’t-Miss Patriotic Salute to American Independence in America’s Golden Door  Light Rail Service Changes  Snoop Dogg Comes to Jersey City  Snoop Dogg Headlining in Jersey City  Snoop Dogg to Headline Jersey City 4th of July Celebration

Hudson County View  Hip Hop Legend to Headline Jersey City’s 4th of July Celebration  Snoop Dogg Concert, Jersey City 4th of July Celebration

Broadway World  Snoop Dogg to Headline Free 4th of July Music, Arts and Technology Festival on Jersey City Waterfront

2017 Press  Fulop: City won’t be ‘held hostage’ by state shutdown, relocates fireworks  Jersey City to host massive Fourth of July celebration at Liberty State Park  Massive July 4 Fireworks Show Returns To Liberty State Park For 2017  Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival  Jersey City Freedom and Fireworks Festival  12 Fourth of July Events and Specials in New York, New Jersey

2015 Press

Official Press Release  Jersey City Finalizes Plans For Massive Fourth of July Festival

Hudson Reporter  Happy Birthday, America!

CBS New York Jersey City To Mark Fourth Of July With Hudson River Fireworks Display

NBC New York  Where to Catch the Fireworks Across the Tri-State

Fios1 ‘Freedom and Fireworks Festival’ Lights Up Jersey City Sky

TimeOutNY Freedom & Fireworks Festival

2014 Press

Official Press Release

New York Post  12 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In NYC

Fios 1 News  July 4th Fun: Where To Go And What To Do In NYC

New York Times  Fourth of July Listings

Getty Images  Jersey City’s Freedom & Fireworks Festival

ABC 7 New York  Jersey City Announces 4th of July Fireworks Show

Pix 11 Liberty State Park Fireworks To Cap Off 4th of July Fest in Jersey City  Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival ‘Premier Fourth of July Show In N.J.’

Gothamist  Where To Watch Fireworks This Fourth of July