Tonight airs the 2016 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular once again, setting off the largest display of fireworks in the United States. Willie Geist and Tamron Hall are hosting the event on NBC and we’ve got all the details on what to expect, what time the show begins, encore presentations and more below.
Read on for the rundown on the 40th edition of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show.
DATE: July 4, 2016
SHOW TIMES: 8 – 10 p.m. ET/PT time delay with an encore presentation of the fireworks display from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
FIREWORKS DISPLAY RUN TIME: 25 minutes long (airs around 9:25 p.m. ET)
TV CHANNEL: NBC – Check with your local TV provider (ie. FIOS, Optimum, Time Warner) to find out what channel NBC is in your area. You can also use the NBC channel finder to look for your local stations by clicking here.
PERFORMERS: Meghan Trainor, 5 Seconds of Summer, Sara Bareilles, DNCE, Pitbull, Radio City Rockettes and Kenny Chesney. Click here for the full list of performers.
LOCATION: The fireworks will ignite =over New York City’s East River, from four barges positioned between 23rd and 37th streets in midtown and one double-barge positioned below the Brooklyn Bridge, according to NBC. For all the details on where to view the fireworks in NYC, click here.