It's time for Independence Day celebrations at the Jersey Shore, and of course, fireworks! Here are the prime places to watch including rain dates and all day celebrations.

MONMOUTH COUNTY

Asbury Park:
  • Date / Time: Thursday, July 4th at dusk
  • Location: Asbury Park beachfront
Atlantic Highlands:
  • Date / Time: Friday, July 5th at dusk
  • Location: Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor on Simon Lake Drive
  • **Fireman's Fair runs July 2nd - July 6th**
 Bradley Beach:
  • Date / Time: Thursday, July 4th at 9 p.m. (rain date: Friday, July 5th)
  • Location: on the beach
Freehold:
  • Date: Thursday July 4th at dusk, (rain date: Friday, July 5th)
  • Location: Freehold Raceway
Hazlet:
  • Date / Time: Friday, July 5th at 9 p.m. (rain date: Saturday, July 6th)
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park on Union Avenue
  • **Independence Day celebration with music and food begins at 6 p.m.**
Keansburg:
  • Date / Time: Wednesday, July 3rd, and Thursday July 4th at dusk
  • Location: Keansburg Amusement Park near the fishing pier
Long Branch:
  • Date / Time: Thursday, July 4th at dusk
  • Location: Oceanfront Promenade
Manasquan:
  • Date / Time: Friday, July 5: Bicycle decorating at 5:15 p.m., Parade at 6:30 p.m., Concert at 7:30 p.m. featuring Billy Lawlor, Fireworks to follow
  • Location: Main Beach
Matawan:
  • Date / Time: Saturday, July 6th at dusk, (rain date: Sunday, July 7th)
  • Location: Lakefront on Ravine Drive
Ocean Township:
  • Date / Time: Wednesday July 3rd at 9 p.m. (rain date: Friday July 5th)
  • Location: Joe Palaia Park on Whalepond and Deal Roads in Oakhurst
  • **Celebration with music begins at 6 p.m.**
West Long Branch:
  • Date / Time: Thursday, July 4th at 9 p.m.
  • Location: Franklin Lake Park on Locust Avenue
  • **Summer concert at 7 p.m.**
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OCEAN COUNTY

Brick Township:
  • Date / Time: Thursday, July 4th at 9 p.m.
  • Location: Winward Beach
Lakehurst
  • Date: Thursday, July 4 Postponed until Saturday, July 6
  • Location: Lake Horicon
  • Website: Lakehurstnj.org
Lakewood:
  • Date / Time: Tuesday July 2nd, and Wednesday July 3rd (after the games)
  • Location: FirstEnergy Park (home of the Lakewood BlueClaws)
Lakewood:
  • Date: Wednesday, July 3rd at dusk POSTPONED UNTIL 9/1
  • Location: South Lake Drive
Lavallette:
  • Date: Sunday, July 7th at 9 p.m.
  • Location: Lavallette Centenntial Gardens and Gazebo
  • **Concert at 7 p.m.**
Point Pleasant:
  • Date: Thursday, July 4th at 9 p.m. (and every Thursday night all summer)
  • Location: Jenkinson’s Boardwalk
  • **Join Matt Ryan and The Point Crew broadcasting live from 7-10 p.m. with games and prizes. Plus, bring a radio or download RadioPup for your smartphone to listen to patriotic music along with the fireworks.**
Seaside Heights:
  • Date / Time: Thursday, July 4th at 9 p.m.
  • Location: Seaside Heights Boardwalk

Diana Gebbia contributed to this post.