Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks New York City

Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks 2012

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Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 2012

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Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 2012

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New York City’s 4th of July Fireworks is one of Macy’s great gifts to the people of NYC. Each year Macy’s kicks off the world’s largest fireworks display at approximately 9:20 pm on July 4th.

The fireworks display will begin at 9:20 p.m., last 26 minutes, and feature approximately 1,500 bursts per minute, organizers said. In recent years, Macy’s has increased the number of shells that can reach heights of 1,000 feet in the sky, providing for greater visibility of the show for millions more spectators.
The fireworks will be launched from six barges, floating in the middle of the Hudson River. On the New York side, the barges will stretch from 19th to 59th streets. On the Jersey side, that’s the equivalent of the Hoboken/Jersey City border to the ferry terminal in Weehawken.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

Public Viewing

Manhattan: Head to 12th Avenue below the 59th Street at any of the following access points.

  • 24th Street
  • 26th through 30th Streets
  • 34th Street
  • 40th through 44th Streets
  • 47th through 52th Streets
  • 54th through 57th Streets

New Jersey: The Hoboken waterfront, the top of the Palisades on Boulevard East, and Port Imperial Boulevard along the river are all prime viewing spots. The important viewing points are the following,

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