4th of July NYC Fireworks 2016 Locations: Where to See the Show

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The annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks celebrates its 40th year with another huge display of fireworks for the holiday, shooting up over the East River in NYC. Whether you’re in Manhattan, Queens or Brooklyn, you can watch the fireworks for miles around. Check out our rundown of the fireworks schedule, unobstructed views of the display and more below. And, for those who are not in the area, click here for the details on how to watch the fireworks show via live stream online.


Places to Watch the Fireworks

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– Your own window/terrace or a friend’s home
– Brooklyn Bridge Park
– Berry Park
– Carl Schurz Park
– Brooklyn Grange rooftop at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
– The Seaport District
– Grand Ferry Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
– East River State Park
– Brooklyn Heights Promenade
– Liberty State Park


Additional Local Viewing Areas for the Fireworks

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– FDR Drive and 42nd Street
– FDR Drive and 34th Street
– Center Boulevard from 48th Avenue to 49th Avenue
– FDR Drive and 23rd Street
– 16th Street and Avenue C
– FDR Drive and Houston Street
– Pearl Street and Frankfort Street
– Vietnam Memorial Park
– Broad Street ground level
– Old Slip’s upper level
– Furman Street and Old Fulton Street


Available Local NYC Area Transportation to Fireworks

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Other fireworks displays in the area include the Coney Island’s Fourth of July celebration or Jersey City’s Freedom & Fireworks Festival.

Most displays will take place around 9 p.m. ET, while the Macy’s Fireworks are designated to star around 9:25 p.m. ET and last approximately 25 minutes.



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