July 4th Independence Day 2023 Celebrations in Morris County

What to Do in Morris County this July 4th

How do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July? We’ve prepared a curated list of celebrations, parades, family-friendly fun events and fireworks happening throughout Morris County all week long. For the most up-to-date details for each event, we highly recommend visiting the relevant websites and social media pages.

Events on Thursday, June 29, 2023


Montville Township 4th of July 2023
Date: 29, 30 at 5pm; Fireworks on June 30 (Rain Date: July 1)
Location: Montville Township High School, Montville
For more info: https://montville4th.com

Events on Friday, June 30, 2023

Hanover Township

Hanover Township 2023 Patriotic Celebration of Fireworks
Date: Friday, June 30 at 6pm, Fireworks at 9:15pm (Rain date: Saturday, July 1)
Location: Veterans Field on North Jefferson Road, across from the Hanover Township Municipal Complex in Whippany
For more info: https://www.hanovertownship.com/1489/2023-Patriotic-Celebration

Lake Hopatcong

Lake Hoptacong/Mount Arlington, NJ fireworks
Date: Friday, June 30 at dusk (Rain date: Saturday, July 8)
Location: Lake Hoptacong Yacht Club, Mt. Arlington
For more info: https://www.lhyc.com/events-fireworks


Mendham Township Fourth of July Celebration 2023
Date: Friday, June 30 at 6:30pm
Location: Mosle Field
For more info: https://www.mendhamtownship.org/recreation-department/pages/fourth-july-celebration


Montville Township 4th of July 2023
Date: June 30 at 5pm; Fireworks on June 30 (Rain Date: July 1)
Location: Montville Township High School, Montville
For more info: https://montville4th.com

Events on Sunday, July 2, 2023


Jacob Ford’s Revolutionary Secret – Outdoor Program
Date: Sunday, July 2 at 11am
Location: Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown
For more info: https://www.morristourism.org/event/jacob-fords-revolutionary-secret/

July 4 Jacob Ford Revolutionary War Gunpowder Mill Hike

Events on Monday, July 3, 2023


Dover Fourth of July Fireworks
Date: Monday, July 3 at 6pm (Rain date: Wednesday, July 5) at 6pm
Location: Hamilton Field Complex
For more info: https://www.dover.nj.us/cn/eventscalendar/eventdetail.cfm?eid=97972&tpid=18150

Events on Tuesday, July 4, 2023


Chatham Parade and Fireworks
Date: Tuesday, July 4 at 10:30am (Parade), and 9:30pm (Fireworks)
Location: Chatham Middle School
For more info: https://conta.cc/430nbxy

East Hanover Township

East Hanover Township July 4th Fireworks
Date: Tuesday, July 4 at 7pm (music), and fireworks at dusk – (Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5)
Location: Lurker Park
For more info: https://www.easthanovertownship.com/News/View/1361/2023-july-4th-fireworks

Florham Park

Florham Park July 4th Parade and Fireworks Celebration
Date: Tuesday, July 4 at 9am (Parade), and 9pm (Fireworks) (Rain Date: Saturday, July 8)
Location: Parade in downtown Florham Park beginning at the intersection of Brooklake and Ridgedale Avenue; Fireworks over Emmett Field
For more info: https://www.fpjuly4th.com 


Morristown 4th of July Celebration – “Warm-Up for the Declaration” and Reading of the Declaration of Independence
Date: Tuesday, July 4 at 12pm
Location: Washington’s Headquarters Museum, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown
For more info: https://www.morristourism.org/event/red-white-and-you-celebrating-independence-week-at-washingtons-headquarters/


Parsippany Fireworks and Concert
Date: Tuesday, July 4th at 5pm with Fireworks at Dark (Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5)
Location: Parsippany Hills High School, Parsippany
For more info: https://www.parsippany.net/News/View/1248/4th-of-july-fireworks


Whippany Burying Yard Tour
Date: Tuesday, July 4 at 10am
Location: Whippany Burying Yard, Whippany
For more info: https://www.morristourism.org/event/tour-of-the-whippany-burying-yard/

Whippany Burying Yard Tours

Events on Thursday, July 6, 2023


Randolph Freedom Festival
Date: July 6-8, Festival and Carnival is 6pm-11pm each evening; Parade and Fireworks are on Saturday, July 8 – Parade at 10am, Fireworks at 9:45pm (Rain Date: Sunday, July 9)
Location: County College of Morris (CCM) in Randolph, Parking Lot #1
For more info: https://www.morristourism.org/event/randolph-freedom-festival/all/

Have a Fantastic July 4th in Morris County

As you can see, there’s no shortage of fun Independence Day celebratory events taking place in Morris County! Plan your trip today with even more events by reviewing our events calendar. We’re wishing you a safe and happy holiday!

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