Atlantic City is always glamorous; however, the atmosphere in the city gets extra special for Independence Day celebrations. The breathtaking 4th of July firework displays over the waterfront Broadwalk and the Marina are among the most popular Fourth of July events in New Jersey.
Atlantic City also offers some exclusive entertainment, gambling, and parties during the 4th of July Weekend. Celebrity performers and DJs take the stage at Ocean Casino Resort, HQ2 Beachclub, Resorts Hotel and Casino, the Claridge Hotel, Renault Winery Resort & Golfand, and many other venues. In addition, the Atlantic City area offers parades, 5Ks, community festivals, and celebrations.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa July 4th Fireworks
Borgata fireworks display, which starts at 9:20 pm, is the premier Independence Day event in Atlantic City. The amazing show, which lasts about 20 minutes, is best seen from the Borgata’s north surface parking lot. Fireworks are launched from the vacant land between The Borgata and Harrah’s. The show is kicked off by the rendition of the National Anthem. In 2021, it featured American Idol finalist Mara Justine. The Bogata also sets up The Beer Garden and provides live music from 6pm to 9 pm.
Tropicana July 4th Fireworks
Tropicana Fireworks is another show that shouldn't be missed during the 4th of July Weekend. The fireworks, which start at 10 pm, are launched in front of the Tropicana and at the Steel Pier. The show is produced by the famous fireworks company Grucci. Several viewing parties for this event are held in venues located on the Boardwalk.
Northfield 4th of July Parade
If you're looking for a small-town 4th of July experience, head to Northfield in Atlantic County. This suburban town hosts the annual 4th of July Parade at 10 am. The parade route goes down Shore Road and Mill Road, all the way to Birch Grove Park. Attendees can enjoy complimentary ice cream, hot dogs, and soda at the Burton Avenue Fire Station Pavilion.