Take NJ TRANSIT to Your 4th of July Celebrations

The nation will celebrate the 4th of July this year in a variety of ways, including traditional fireworks displays and festivals. After many events were canceled last year due to the pandemic, festivities are making a strong comeback.

If you’re looking to attend a July 4th event in New Jersey and need a ride, NJ TRANSIT may have your ticket to get there. See our information below to help you plan your trip. Among the displays around New Jersey with NJ TRANSIT service nearby:

Friday, June 25th
•    Atlantic City – Fireworks at North Beach (Atlantic City Rail service and NJ TRANSIT bus service).

Friday July 2nd and Saturday, July 3rd 
•    Ocean Grove – Community Night & Annual Independence Day Parade. Save up to $6.50 with the NJ TRANSIT Beach Package to Asbury Park or Ocean Grove (North Jersey Coast Line).

Sunday, July 4th
•    Jersey City – Freedom and Fireworks along the waterfront (Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and NJ TRANSIT Bus service).
•    Wildwood – Fireworks Spectacular (NJ TRANSIT Bus Service)
•    Camden – Freedom Festival (River LINE).
•    Summit – 74th Annual Fourth of July Celebration (Morris & Essex Lines and NJ TRANSIT Bus Service).

If you’re looking for the availability of NJ TRANSIT service to any of these events or others not listed here, try using our handy Trip Planner to figure out the best way to get there. 

Our trip planner allows you to use landmarks, addresses or station names to plan your trip. Just enter your origin and destination. Then, select the date and time you want to travel and our Trip Planner will do the rest (only to events nearby NJ TRANSIT service). Your mode of travel, walking distance and travel time can be customized to fit your needs. Trip Planner also provides connecting service, fare information, and return trip information simply by clicking the up and down arrows located between your origin and destination.

Please note that most events are weather permitting and may have rain dates, so please check on the status of your event before traveling.

Stay safe, leave the fireworks to the pros and enjoy your Independence Day activities!