Monmouth County 4th of July Guide! - The Monmouth Moms


2021 4th of July Guide


-sponsored by Chekout-


4th of July Celebrations are back in Monmouth County this year, and we can’t wait! We’ve listed all the fireworks and fun happening in your neighborhood!

Chekout will be available at the Jersey Shore this season!

Learn more about our sponsor below, the new delivery service bringing food right to your beach chair (and wine right to your house!).

Be safe, and enjoy!


Happy 4th!




Atlantic Highlands Fireman’s Fair

Beginning on June 29th through July 3rd, head down to the fair in Atlantic Highlands for some family fun! Fireworks are scheduled for July 2nd (with a July 3rd rain date). And don’t miss a cooking demo with Chef David Burke on June 30th at 7 pm!

Fair Location & Information


Union Beach Fireworks

Saturday July 3rd, head to the waterfront in Union Beach for a night of fireworks with the fam!


Location Information


Hazlet Township Fireworks

Look up to the sky over Veterans Park on Saturday July 3rd! The Hazlet Fireworks show is back! A dazzling display of light and sound is on deck. Rain date is July 5th!


Location Information

Veterans Park



Aberdeen Fireworks

Aberdeen is excited to be bringing back fireworks at Veterans Memorial Park on July 2nd! Join them for fireworks, food trucks, bouncy houses, and more! The festivities start at 6 pm!


Location Information

Veterans Memorial Park

Event Website



Matawan Fireworks

Matawan is offering fireworks this year launching from Matawan First Presbyterian Church on Friday July 2nd. You can view the fireworks at Ravine Drive Bridge and Lake Lefferts Park!


Location Information


Manasquan 4th of July Celebration

Manasquan is hosting a bike event, parade, and fireworks at dusk on Friday July 2nd! Join in the fun!


Fireworks at Bell Works

Wednesday July 7th! Bring your own chair and enjoy the memorable fireworks display in the Bell Works parking lots. Park in Lots 1 + 2, and heaver over to Lots 3 + 4 to enjoy fireworks, planned for 9:20pm. The Block is open – come inside to cool down and enjoy food options, entertainment, for everyone, and restrooms! Chairs welcome. No open flames, please!

Event Information

Bell Works Website

Holmdel, NJ


Colts Neck Fireworks

Head to Bucks Mill Park in Colts Neck, NJ on July 2nd at dusk to watch fireworks with the fam!

Event Information







Head to the beach or pool 4th of July weekend! Our Local Guide to Beaches and Pools lists lots of options for family fun all weekend long!


Have a BBQ


Invite a few friends over to social distance in the yard, and support local spots that didn’t get a chance to open this week! Have your BBQ catered, or pick up some appetizers to bring with you if you’re headed out!


Jacques Exclusive Catering – Hazlet

MJ’s – Multiple locations (their thai chili wings are HEAVENLY)

Local Smoke BBQ – Multiple Locations

Surf BBQ – Rumson

TST BBQ- Leonardo


Make 4th of July Themed Recipes


Need some ideas for your 4th of July menu? These options include something for everyone, from festive cocktails to savory sides. Hope everyone has a happy—and healthy—holiday this year.

Watermelon Mojito from Barefoot Contessa
Boozy Cherry Bombs from Delish

Patriotic Party Mix from The Baker Mama
Keto Corn Dog Mini Muffins Recipe from Elana’s Pantry

The Best Grilled Chicken from Once Upon a Chef
Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers from The Minimalist Baker

Crispy Bacon Pasta Salad from How Sweet Eats
Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob from Southern Living

Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas from Food Network
American Flag Cupcakes (semi-homemade!) from Freut Cake


Check out our Summer Fun Guide!

Want even more ideas for family fun?! Check out our Summer Fun Guide filled with lots of local places to eat, things to do, and family FUN!


Summer Fun Guide



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Currently they are set up in Belmar, Bradley Beach, Asbury Park, and Avon-by-the-Sea, with plans to add additional locations as the summer progresses.

 As moms, convenience is key, especially in the summer! Download the Chekout app with the link below, and get your food delivery right to the beach this summer!


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4th of July Guide sponsored by: Chekout


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