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4th of July Fireworks in New York

Updated on May 19, 2019
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4th of July is the independence day of the United States of America that is celebrated with great patriotic spirit every year. It is considered one of the most important federal holidays in the country. There are several traditions associated with this day. These include gift giving, parties sports and recreations, eating contests e.t.c. Watching fireworks is very famous among people. Although many communities arrange fireworks throughout the country on the 4th of July, New York City is considered as the most favorite destination for watching fireworks and other celebrations. Every Year Millions of people come here for the celebration of Independence Day. New York is an iconic city with Amazing Landmarks. There are several places which are famous for watching Macy's fireworks in New York City. These include Public Viewing Section in Manhattan, Seaport District, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Heights promenade and the empire state building.

1. Viewing section for the public in Manhattan:

At the public viewing section, there are various entry points like Houston to Midtown, Lower Manhattan, Pear and Frankfort, 23rd and 34th streets. At these points, you can enjoy the fireworks with much ease. You can enjoy the most breathtaking views. This place is accessible for everyone since it is specifically built for the public. You just have to arrive before time to get a beautiful scene of the fireworks display


2. Seaport District:

Seaport district has its own Festival of 4th of July Day with one stage on the Fulton Street and the other on the Peck Slip. You can enjoy live music. A lot of singers, artists, musicians, and bands show their performances on the spot. If you feel hungry then you also have access to a variety of foods. You can enjoy local as well as international cuisine. The selection of the eatables depends upon individuals needs and interests. Drinks are also available at the seaport district. You can purchase drinks either from local vendors or go to the nearest bar.


3. Brooklyn Bridge Park:

You can use the Fulton and Furman Streets, Joralemon or Old Dock and Furman streets for entrance. The entrance is easy if you arrive on time. However, you can also come whenever you want to enjoy the independence day celebrations. The good time to watch the display is just after the start of a new day. Brooklyn bridge park is a popular place thus you can easily reach there. There are options of private as well as public transports. The Pier 2 Pop-up Pool, Carousel, and Garden Bar are these famous landmarks in the Brooklyn Bridge Park.


4. Brooklyn Heights Promenade:

Brooklyn Heights Promenade is the popular walkway in the old neighborhood of Brooklyn landmark. It offers amazing and breathtaking views of the East River and lower Manhattan particularly during the Fourth of July celebrations. It is one of the favorite spots for watching fireworks in New York City. The popular entries locations for watching fireworks are Columbia Heights, Pineapple Street, and Pierrepont Streets along with Montague Streets. Choose the entry point that best suits your needs. If you want a memorable night full of joys and merrymaking then come to this place.


5. Empire state building:

Empire state building is a masterpiece of US architecture. It reflects the passion, love, and creativity of the inhabitants. There is nothing much better than watching the fireworks display from the empire state building. Individuals have several options to avail in this regard. If you manage to afford an advanced ticket in the building then it will be a great idea. Watching fireworks from one of the most iconic buildings is the best experience than ever. You will never forget the beautiful scenes of the Manhattan skyline decorated and lit up in the honor of the celebration.


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 Zaighum Saeed


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