Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
Awaiting updated information for 2017 celebration, but below are details from previous years.
The music can be heard on 1010 WINS. The night's line-up will include“TODAY” show co-hosts Willie Geist and Tamron Hall, and will feature performances from the United States Air Force Band, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Flo Rida and Meghan Trainor. If you're not in the area, NBC will broadcast the fireworks live beginning at 9 p.m. EST.
Want a preview of the music? Free downloads of "America" sung by Gloria Estefan and NYC school children, CeCe Winans singing “My Country ‘tis of Thee,” and Rodney Atkins performing “America the Beautiful” will be available online from July 1-4, 2015.
Where Can You Best View The Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks?
Fireworks will be launched from two points along the East River -- from a double barge below the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges in the East River between 23rd and 37th Streets. The best places to see the fireworks will be from closed off portions of FDR Drive on Manhattan's East Side.
You can also view the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks from anywhere you have an unobstructed view of the sky above the East River. See the Fourth of July Fireworks Map for details on viewing access and the best spots for seeing them live!
Spirit of New Jersey July 4th Dinner Cruise
See the fireworks while you enjoy dinner, open bar, and live music on Spirit of New Jersey's cruise from 6 - 11 p.m. (5 p.m. boarding) for $299.90 per person departing from Chelsea Piers. (Price does not include taxes, fees & required gratuities, which add about $80 per ticket.) Consult their website for details and reservations.
Circle Line July 4th Cruise
See the fireworks over the Hudson River aboard Circle Line's cruise. A DJ will provide entertainment, and food and drink are available for purchase on board. Ship boards at 6 p.m. Sails from 6:30-11 p.m. Tickets: $135. More information and required reservations available on their website.
Circle Line Downtown's Zephyr Cruise
The Zephyr boards at South Street Seaport Pier 16, sailing from 7:15-10:45 p.m. Tickets are $300, and include live DJ and buffet dinner with a cash bar available. Details and advance ticket sales are available on their website.
World Yacht July 4th Cruise
Board the World Yacht at 5:30 p.m. for a dinner cruise from 6-11 p.m. The all inclusive price of $449.90 includes 5 course sit-down dinner, open premium bar, music for dancing and a view of the fireworks. No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, or sneakers; jackets are required for men, ties are optional and women should dress appropriately.
No refunds or cancellations once your reservation is made. For more information and reservations, consult the World Yacht website for more information and make a reservation by calling 212-630-8100. You can also Book Your Ticket Through Viator.
July Fireworks Sail on the Shearwater
Fully catered five-hour sail, including champagne open bar, catered menu and fireworks viewing.
The Shearwater is an 82-foot schooner and accommodates up to 48 passengers. Departs at 5:30 p.m. Adults $450, children 12 and under $350. Get more information and buy tickets on the Manhattan by Sail Website
July Fireworks Sail on the Clipper City
Fully catered five-hour sail, including open bar, BBQ buffet and fireworks viewing. The Clipper City is a 158-ft long topsail schooner that can accommodate up to 150 passengers. Departs at 5:30 p.m. Adults $350, children 12 and under $275. Get more information and buy tickets on the Manhattan by Sail Website
Fourth of July Sail on the Schooner Adirondack
Depart from Chelsea Piers on this 2.5 hour cruise. Tickets are $426 and include an open wine, beer, soda & champagne bar. Guests are welcome to bring their own food. Departs at 7:15 p.m. Get more information on the Classic Harbor Lines website and buy tickets through Zerve.
Fourth of July Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan
Cruise in style aboard this 1920s style yacht. Depart from Chelsea Piers on this 3 hour cruise. Tickets are $476 and include an open wine, beer, soda, water & champagne bar, as well as four courses of passed hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Departs at 7:45 p.m. Get more information on the Classic Harbor Lines website and buy tickets through Zerve.
Fourth of July Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0
Experience the Fourth of July fireworks from a old-style sailing ship in the New York Harbor. Tickets are $426 and include an open wine, beer, soda, water & champagne bar, as well as passed hors d’oeuvres. Departs at 7:30 p.m. Get more information on the Classic Harbor Lines website and buy tickets through Zerve.
Fourth of July Cruise on American Princess
Watch the fireworks from the 250-passenger American Princess. Tickets are $150 and include a box dinner and souvenir. Cash bar available on board. The cruise departs from South Street Seaport at 6 p.m. and returns about 30 minutes after the fireworks are over. Buy tickets and get more details on their website or call 718-474-0555 for more information.
Water Taxi's Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise
Watch the fireworks from the 250-passenger American Princess.
Tickets are $190 and include passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres, a light buffet, dessert trays, soda, juice and water. Cash bar available on board. The cruise departs from South Street Seaport at 7:15 p.m. and returns around 11:45 p.m. Buy tickets and get more details on their website or call 212-742-1969 for more information.