As the countdown to New Year’s Eve begins, several towns across New Jersey are set to welcome 2024 with breathtaking fireworks displays, promising a spectacular start to the festivities.
Weather conditions seem favorable for these celebrations, with partly cloudy skies and no rain forecasted for both New Year’s Eve and Day.
However, attendees are advised to brace for chilly temperatures in the 30s across the state.
The Jersey Shore emerges as a popular choice for fireworks enthusiasts, with six locations along the coastline hosting dazzling displays.
A prime spot to catch the fireworks is the Camden waterfront, providing an excellent view of the impressive displays launched from Penns Landing in Philadelphia.
The festivities include two shows at 6 p.m. and midnight, with KYW Newsradio 1060 AM broadcasting a synchronized soundtrack for both events.
For a unique experience, the Battleship New Jersey’s deck offers a front-row seat to the 6 p.m. fireworks.
While New York City hosts renowned fireworks shows, those seeking the best views from New Jersey can head to the Hudson River waterfront. Here, the Statue of Liberty becomes the backdrop for the midnight fireworks spectacle.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Highlights in New Jersey
Across various counties, here are some highlighted New Year’s Eve fireworks celebrations:
Atlantic City: Tropicana Atlantic City will host fireworks at 9 p.m., followed by a midnight ball drop celebration on the casino floor.
Hammonton: The “Giant Blueberry Drop” family festival commences at 11 p.m., featuring food, celebrations, a blueberry drop, and fireworks in front of the Hammonton Municipal Building.
Cape May County:
Avalon: Family events kick off at Avalon’s Surfside Park at 30th Street from 3:30 to 5 p.m., concluding with fireworks at 5 p.m. launched from the 35th Street beach.
Ocean City: First Night OCNJ offers a plethora of events starting at 3:45 p.m., culminating in midnight fireworks from the 5th Street Beach.
Sea Isle City: Fireworks are set for 8 p.m. from JFK Boulevard beach.
New Brunswick: Midnight fireworks accompanied by a DJ at Monument Square, Livingston Avenue at George Street, launched from The Heldrich Hotel’s roof.
Long Branch: Fireworks at 9 p.m. visible from Long Branch Boardwalk.
Morristown: First Night Morris County, the state’s largest First Night event, boasts two fireworks shows at 9:15 p.m. and midnight at the Morristown Green. Ticket access is required for event participation.
Seaside Heights: As part of First Night Ocean County events, a 5 p.m. fireworks show at Casino Pier along the Seaside Heights boardwalk is scheduled.
As the state anticipates these dazzling displays, residents and visitors are gearing up to bid farewell to 2023 in grand style, welcoming a promising start to the New Year.
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