The fireworks over Raritan Bay are scheduled for Wednesday, July 3rd. The annual pyrotechnics display is hosted by Perth Amboy and South Amboy. The world-renowned Garden State Fireworks will produce the spectacular show. Here are the details you need to know.
Fireworks start time:Wednesday July 3rd 9:40pm
Where to Watch the Fireworks on the Perth Amboy Waterfront– Perth Amboy Marina, Front St, Water St, and the Sadowski Parkway green and the beachfront area.
How to Get There: The waterfront viewing locations are within walking distance of the New Jersey Transit train station. Perth Amboy provides a free jitney bus that shuttles people from parking areas downtown and the train station to viewing spots along the waterfront. Street closures around the waterfront district begin at 5pm.
Pre- Fireworks Festivities Start Time: 6pm – The free, pre-fireworks fun begins at 6 p.m. Residents and visitors are invited to picnic, play games and relax in parks along the waterfront. Perth Amboy’s Sadowski Parkway will become a car-free roadway where children can safely play. Food trucks will be onsite and will offer ice cream, tacos, burgers, and many snacks. Independence Day souvenirs including mini American flags will be available to purchase.
Thanks: Thanks to the Celebrate Our Stars & Stripes Committee for their hard work in putting on this special event. Over 60,000 Perth Amboy and South Amboy residents, families and friends are expected to view the extravagant pyrotechnics display presented by world-renowned Garden State Fireworks. The free family friendly event is made possible by generous donations by corporations, small businesses and individuals.
Rain date for Perth Amboy fireworks is July 5th. Fireworks photo by James Erwin.