Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

East River

The Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks display returned to the East River in 2014 after a longer and contentious sojourn to the Hudson River, to the rejoicing of Brooklyn and Queens and the patently ignorable lamentations of New Jersey! Show starts a... more

The Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks display returned to the East River in 2014 after a longer and contentious sojourn to the Hudson River, to the rejoicing of Brooklyn and Queens and the patently ignorable lamentations of New Jersey! Show starts at 9pm, with best viewing spots in East River Park & Brooklyn Bridge Park. Arrive early to snag an optimal spot to see one of the most spectacular fireworks shows you're likely to find on this planet. From rooftops, balconies, parks, boardwalks and highways, spectators gather along the East River to get a front-row view of the show. The approximately 30-minute display fires over 1,100 shells per minute and will be coordinated from several barges at various locations in the two rivers (placement varies from year-to-year). The fame Golden Mile is always a highlight of long-standing tradition of Macy’s Fireworks: a multi-layer explosion that stretches across the skyline for over a mile, filling it with a golden light from the water’s edge to 1,200 feet in the air. While the maritime configuration of the show can change from one year to the next, the displays usually emanate from barges placed along the East River between Greenpoint/Willi... more

The Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks display returned to the East River in 2014 after a longer and contentious sojourn to the Hudson River, to the rejoicing of Brooklyn and Queens and the patently ignorable lamentations of New Jersey!

Show starts at 9pm, with best viewing spots in East River Park & Brooklyn Bridge Park. Arrive early to snag an optimal spot to see one of the most spectacular fireworks shows you're likely to find on this planet. From rooftops, balconies, parks, boardwalks and highways, spectators gather along the East River to get a front-row view of the show. The approximately 30-minute display fires over 1,100 shells per minute and will be coordinated from several barges at various locations in the two rivers (placement varies from year-to-year).

The fame Golden Mile is always a highlight of long-standing tradition of Macy’s Fireworks: a multi-layer explosion that stretches across the skyline for over a mile, filling it with a golden light from the water’s edge to 1,200 feet in the air. While the maritime configuration of the show can change from one year to the next, the displays usually emanate from barges placed along the East River between Greenpoint/Williamsburg and the East Village, near South Street Seaport and the Financial District, and in the Hudson River between Midtown/Chelsea and New Jersey.

You can also see the fireworks in HDTV on NBC starting at 9 pm EST. Listen to a music simulcast on 1010 WINS radio.

For further information about public viewing tips for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, please call (212) 494-4495.


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East River
New York, NY
(212) 494-4495

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Fireworks begin around 9:00pm on the East River

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