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Where to watch the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show

Where to watch the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show

All The Events In This Article Have Expired, Take A Look At Our 2019 NYC July 4th Events To Get The Best View Of This Year’s Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

There’s so much to love about July 4th; hot Dogs, hamburgers, and colorful explosions in the sky! And what’s not to love about NYC? The skyscrapers, the abundance of different cultures, the smelly subway stations, the crowded areas, the-….okay maybe there are SOME things not to love about NYC. Regardless, 4th of July in NYC is something to behold. The already vibrant city becomes even more bright as the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show drapes the already beautiful Manhattan skyline in lush colors for America’s B-day. It’s a real sight to see, which is why it’s so hard to find a good spot to enjoy the show. Luckily, we at ievents have procured plenty of provisions for patriotic party goers to catch a perfect view of the fireworks.

Freedom Fest

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

The 4th annual Freedom Fest will continue the tradition of being the premier spot to catch  Macy’s 4th of July fireworks in New York City. If you want to be as close to the action as possible without having to dip your toes in the water, freedom fest is where you wanna be.  What makes this event so great?

Where do we start? You get an absolutely gorgeous view of the fire works right on pier 15, a nice smooth deck with a restaurant and bar area; with a buffet and open bar included with every ticket,so you don’t have to go running around looking for a food vendor to get drinks and snacks for you and your family. With music playing from a top tier DJ who knows how to keep the good vibes coming, you’ll be to dance the night away while enjoying the best fireworks show in the country.

The pier’s convenient location gives you the closest and absolute best view of Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show. You can also get an amazing view of New York City monuments like brooklyn bridge and statue of liberty. You’re also in a controlled, very spacious area with around 700 people,  so you’ll be avoiding the usual crowded Jacob Javits convention center area where you can’t move an elbow without interrupting someone else’s picnic.

So there’s a perfect view, food and drinks, great music, and a small crowd (small, being relative to new york city, of course) Hurry before tickets sell out!

Family Friendly 4th of July Cruises

Macy 4th of July fire works

If you’re looking for primo cruises to get a great view of the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks, look no further! We got you and your family covered, take a look at some of the cruises we have to offer. Each one including a delicious buffet, a 4 hour premium open bar, an on board DJ, and of course, a spectacular view of the fireworks show.  

First off there’s the Independence Day Family Fireworks Cruise; aboard the Infinity Yacht. The cruise departs from Pier 40. The Yacht itself has a beautiful LED interior, three climate controlled decks, and boast a top quality sound system. Luckily, there’s more than just one boat apart of the Family Fireworks Cruise, the Audubon Yacht  will board right before sunset from Pier 15. The Serenity Yacht will be boarding at pier 40 just a little bit later for those who couldn’t make it to the Audubon or the Infinity.

“But what if I’m not looking for a family-friendly environment?” you might say. “What if I wanna enjoy my 4th of July on a boat, but not with kids??” Well in that case…you’re out of luck. ONLY KIDDING!

Not So Family Friendly 4th of July cruises

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

If you’d rather enjoy the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks on the water, and in a child-free setting; AND you want music, food, and an open bar? Well we know of a few cruises that meet those specifications.

But before we get into those, let’s just say you love the 4th of July, and boats, but aren’t that crazy about fireworks. We’ll we’d say that your lack of enthusiasm for fireworks contradicts your love of the 4th, but who are we to judge. Our Pre-IndepenDANCE Party Cruise starts Tuesday night aboard the Serenity Yacht and will take you on trip around New York City landmarks while bumping the latest top 40 hits. Start your 4th of July in style at midnight, on a boat!

Now, back to the fireworks. If the pre-indepenDANCE cruise had a lot less fireworks then you’re used to, then the IndepenDANCE Party Cruise should satisfy your 4th of July party needs. Climb aboard the Amberjack V 2018 at Pier 81, or head to Rock The Boat: Independence Day Fireworks Cruise on The Bay State at Pier 40.