Williamsburg Bridge pedestrian path Photo Credit: iStock While it isn't the most glamorous venue, the Williamsburg Bridge is right in the middle of the fireworks action. Coney Island, Brooklyn Photo Credit: iStock After a full day of fun, including the awe-inspiring Nathan's Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest at 10 a. I mean, imagine the photos you could get for the 'Gram among all of the florals. They'll be cooking up burgers, hot dogs and grilled chicken as well as offering their signature summer cocktails like the Pineapple Express, which has tequila infused with jalapenos and pineapples, and the Mint Blues, a rum, fresh mint and blueberry drink. Picnic tables and games will be set up in the street out front for guests to enjoy.
Before the fireworks consider lounging by the pool with the unobstructed Manhattan skyline views all around you. The current record is held by Joey Chestnut at 73 whopping hot dogs! Let your freedom ring like never before with a variety of music, raucous patriotic revelry and vintage entertainment that includes more than 75 performers in the form of nine bands, burlesque, vaudeville acts and more! Hotel Chantelle on the Lower East Side is opening early on the Fourth for a good old-fashioned barbecue on its roof. With dazzling display being shot off from several barges positioned along East River close to the Brooklyn Bridge, you can catch the nation's largest courtesy of Macy's from these four primo perches across Manhattan. Looking forward to Macy's fireworks show? The New York Philharmonic and the U. All restaurants will be be operating under normal hours.
The floor to ceiling windows face Jersey and give you a birds-eye view of the Intrepid. Some of the best sights, though, are the views you can get of skyscrapers from above. Comment below, let us know! Pier 62, at West 22nd Street and 12th Avenue. But, you may not expect to have that sort of experience at a rooftop bar on the Fourth of July. Our chefs tell the story of their restaurants. Expect to navigate untold crowds looking forward to a near-perfect setting for sky sparklies.
Bahama Breeze locations will be open during regular hours on the 4th. You'll get incredible Insta pics from afternoon through sunset, and will toast your rosé to summertime. Make sure to avoid the bike lane of the bridge -- the walking lane is separate -- and you'll be able to get a clear view of the display. Keep an eye on the event page for a more specific timeline of the evening as the date nears. There will also be a ticketed cocktail party on Pier 17 hosted by , a seafood restaurant.
On July 4th, Hudson Terrace is offering a four hour top shelf open bar with traditional 4th of July barbeque cuisine. Indulge in all the cheesecake your heart desires. Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, and Ricky Martin have already performed. You and your besties may have already made some plans. Maybe you'll even choose to book a hotel room here for a night — it'll get you priority access to the roof! Nabbing a spot here is a game of chance, but the prime real estate is worth a shot. The city that is probably most known for its sports fans and beautiful harbors, also has a few rooftop bars you must check out on the Fourth of July.
Portable restrooms will be set up instead. Our Ultimate Shopping Guide will help you explore the best shopping spots in the city. There will be four barges positioned on the Lower East River between the Manhattan Heliport and Pier 17 at the Seaport District. The party will run from 6 p. But it will have a sprawling space suitable for groups looking for a chill Fourth evening. Although many New Yorkers skip town for the Fourth of July, New York City hosts truly impressive fireworks displays as well as a number of other events to commemorate the holiday.
The cruise hosts events and toy giveaways to keep the little ones entertained during the ride. It's also located on a pier in the middle of the water, so you'll get that gorgeous summertime breeze. All 660 locations will be open during regular business hours, which are 6 a. They recommend calling your local restaurant ahead of your visit. Check for details on where to enter and what areas are open to the public. You have plenty of options in Manhattan if you prefer to stay local. For you, that means sunshine, super delicious food and a splendid time! They are pricey, but if you want to celebrate America's birthday in style, this is your best option.
There are two outlets in proximity to New York City: The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, New Jersey or the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley, New York. Head over to your local Red Lobster. If a stack of fluffy pancakes is calling your name on July 4th, you know where to go! Special menu items include bluefin poké with wasabi, a lobster roll with tobiko, and hot fried chicken served on Hawaiian rolls with pineapple. Wait out nightfall with a free Staten Island Philharmonic performance at from 6-9pm, then stick around and watch the Jersey City, Manhattan, and Coney Island fireworks from a comfortable distance. From 12 to 4 p. Nothing says summer is here like 4th of July fireworks and New York City offers some of the finest displays! Check with your local location for hours.
Here are the best streets, parks, piers, beaches, restaurants, and bars for getting your firework fix. If you're craving some comfort food, Cracker Barrel has you covered. But again, definitely call your local location before taking the trip! Arguably, one of the most festive times of the year is the Fourth of July. The best part of the celebration at South Street Seaport though is that you will also have great views of the 4th of July fireworks from the pier! The celebration will go from 6 to 9 p. You can get drinks and food and then dance the night away. Menu options include burgers, chicken sandwiches, and pork sliders. One of New York's best kept secrets in midtown, Sky Terrace at Hudson Hotel, has views of the Hudson River that stretch all the way down to the Statue of Liberty.
Imagine gazing at all of those beautiful boats while sipping on something refreshing. If you have cash to spend, many restaurants and bars will also be hosting festivities. Usually, Fuku is swamped—long lines are de rigueur—but with half the city out of town on the Fourth, you just might snag this famed 'wich easy-peasy. Freedom Fest is a nighttime celebration that has been taking place for five years on Pier 15 in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood. On July 4, 2019 the fireworks will be shot from the area around the Brooklyn Bridge. However, before you brave the holiday traffic to pick up groceries or hit the gym, you'll want to make sure where you're headed isn't closed for the day.