July 4th events in NYC

July 4th events in NYC

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Sunday, 4th July 2011

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks
New York City’s famously large department store, Macy’s, puts on a spectacular Fourth of July display with 14,000 aerial shells which explode from barges positioned all along the east side of the island of Manhattan.
Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 2011

Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
The Nathan’s International July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest is an annual competitive eating competition held at Nathan’s Famous Corporation’s original and best-known restaurant at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York.
Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York City

East River in Midtown

Fireworks will be launched from the East River, just off 34th Street. The FDR will be closed from 14th-42nd beginning at 7 p.m. for viewing. Pedestrians can access the FDR from 23rd, 38th and 42nd streets.
You can also view from areas in Western Queens and Brooklyn where you can see the East River.

South Street Seaport

FDR will be closed beginning at 7 PM. from the ferry terminal to the Pearl Street ramp. The Pearl Street ramp will offer the only pedestrian access to the FDR.
Downtown fireworks will be visible anywhere that offers unobstructed views of the sky south of the Brooklyn Bridge, particularly on the Brooklyn Promenade between Jermone and Cranberry Streets and on Furman between Atlantic and Cadman Plaza West.

Liberty State Park

Located in Jersey City, viewing is best from Liberty State Park.

Roosevelt Island’s July 4th Fireworks Festival 2011

For $20, view the fireworks from Roosevelt Island, in the East River. Entertainment, including music and face painting, will be available before the fireworks begin. Food, provided by Dinosaur BBQ and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase, and you are welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages, but glass bottles, large coolers and oversized backpacks are not permitted.

Circle Line July 4th Cruise

See the fireworks as they light up the Statue of Liberty aboard Circle Line’s cruise. A DJ will provide entertainment, and food and drink are available for purchase on board.
Ship boards at 4:30pm. Sails from 5:30pm – 11:00pm.
Tickets: $75.

Circle Line Downtown’s Zephyr Cruise

The Zephyr boards at South Street Seaport Pier 16 at 5:30, sailing from 6-11 p.m. Tickets are $170 and $120 for children, and include live DJ and buffet dinner with a cash bar available.

World Yacht July 4th Cruise

Board the World Yacht at 4:30 p.m. for a dinner cruise from 5:30 – 11 p.m. The all inclusive price of $295 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.

Battery Park 4th of July Concert – Sonic Youth

Enjoy a free performance by Sonic Youth in Battery Park at 3:30 p.m.

Fourth of July Beach Celebration with Water Taxi

For $25, enjoy a great view of the fireworks from Hunter’s Point in Long Island City, with cash bar and food available for purchase. Doors open at 12 p.m. and you should bring a beach chair or blanket with you.
There are also VIP tickets available for $200, and they include open bar, food, and access to a tented area.

Revolutionary Walking Tour

Join Big Onion Walking Tours at 1 p.m. for a walking tour of sites related to the Revolutionary War in Lower Manhattan. Fraunces Tavern, the graves of Alexander Hamilton and General Richard Montgomery, and Federal Hall are among the sites featured on the tour.
Admission: Adults $15, Seniors & Students $12. Meet at the intersection of Broadway and Murray Street, at gated entrance to City Hall Park.

Spirit of New Jersey 4th of July 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 $250 per person departing from Chelsea Piers ($200 for departures from Lincoln Harbor, NJ).
(Price does not include taxes, fees & required gratuities, which add about $80 per ticket.)

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