Many of the area's 4th of July firework celebrations are being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here is a list of the cancelations we have heard so far:

  • Bordentown - According to the township's website, 4th of July fireworks have been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5th.
  • Hamilton Twp - According to, the Independence Day Fireworks and concert scheduled for July 3 has been canceled.
  • Lawrence Twp - says the event scheduled for July 1 at Rider University has been canceled.
  • Medford - says its Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks event scheduled for July 3 has been canceled.
  • New Hope/Lambertville - First Friday Fireworks' Facebook page says that no fireworks displays will happen in June, July or August.
  • Ocean City, NJ - According to, the fireworks event originally scheduled for July 4th has been canceled.
  • Philadelphia - As we reported in May, Wawa's Welcome America 2020 will happen virtually this year and will not include a fireworks display.
  • Riverton - According to, the town's annual 4th of July fireworks have been canceled. Other 4th of July activities will "look different this year." Click here for more info.

We'll continue to update this list as more information becomes available.

And if you've got your heart set on not missing out on fireworks this year, here are a few events that are still planning to take place:

  • Lakewood, NJ - The Lakewood BlueClaws minor-league baseball team says its Red, White, and BlueClaws Fireworks Show will be happening on Friday, July 3rd at FirstEnergy Park. Click here for more info.
  • New York City - According to, the annual Macy's 4th of July Firework Show will take place on Saturday, July 4th. Get more details here.
  • Toms River, NJ - Sipe Adjustment Group is sponsoring a firework display at Shelter Cove Beach on Saturday, July 4th. Check out the event page on Facebook for more information.

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