July 4th Fireworks 2023 Around Mendham, Chester

July 4th Fireworks 2023 Around Mendham, Chester

Patch has your complete guide to Independence Day fireworks shows, parades and other celebrations around Mendham and Chester:

MENDHAM/CHESTER, NJ — Independence Day is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to fire up that barbecue and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on in and around Mendham and Chester for 2023.

We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and around the area so you can start planning now.


Here’s what’s in store this July 4 in and around Mendham and Chester:

July 4 Festivities

Mendham Township Fireworks:

Mendham Township will celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang. On Friday, June 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m., join them for fireworks, entertainment, food, and tons of community fun at Mosle Field.


  • 6:45 p.m. – Magician
  • 7:45 p.m. — The Band
  • 9:15 p.m. — Grand Fireworks display

In addition to the scheduled entertainment, there will be a bounce house and obstacle course for the kids to enjoy. Kids can use the bounce house and run through the obstacle course for $10.

Gates open at 6 p.m. so make sure to arrive early for a good parking spot.

Morristown National Historical Park:

Morristown National Historical Park and the Washington Association of New Jersey will celebrate the park’s 90th anniversary and Independence Week with a variety of programs from July 4 to 9, all at the park’s Washington Headquarters.

Celebrate the Declaration of Independence with July Fourth activities beginning at noon on July 4 at the park’s Washington’s Headquarters grounds with a “Warm-Up for the Declaration” featuring eighteenth-century stories, jokes, and riddles, followed by the Declaration’s reading at 1 p.m. on the grounds of the Washington’s Headquarters Museum.

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Lake Hopatcong Fireworks:

  • Where: Launched From Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, 75 North Bertrand Road, Mt. Arlington
  • When: June 30

More Details: The fireworks in Lake Hopatcong are being launched from the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, with the club having hosted its yearly display since the 1950s. Residents around and visitors to the state’s largest lake, like to drop their anchors for a view within the yacht club; or at restaurants on the water.

Town of Dover Fireworks:

  • Where: Hamilton Field, 302 E McFarlan St.
  • When: July 3, rain date July 5

More Details: Food will be available for purchase, and seating will be limited to the bleachers or track.

East Hanover Fireworks:

  • Where: Lurker Park, 631 Ridgedale Ave
  • When: July 4

More Details: Food trucks will be available starting at 7 p.m., and the fireworks show will begin at dusk.

Fireworks in Parsippany-Troy Hills:

The Parsippany-Troy Hills concert will begin at 7 p.m. on July 4, followed by a fireworks display. The rain date is July 5. The event will take place at Parsippany Hills High School.

Randolph fireworks:

On July 8, Randolph will host a fireworks display at the County College of Morris. The overall event, which includes rides, games, food trucks, and more, runs from 6 to 11 p.m., with fireworks starting at 9:45 p.m. The rain date is set for July 9.

  • June 25, 2023