Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

Photo by Mamojo via Flickr
Photo by Mamojo via Flickr
Tue Jul 4, 2023
9:30pm ET
Age: All ages
Price: FREE

The 47th annual Macy's 4th of July fireworks sparkle over the East River, in a dazzling display featuring more than 60,000 shells lighting up the night sky and launched from five barges set out between East 23rd and East 42nd Streets.

Pyro Spectaculars by Souza returns, featuring brand new shapes and colors to their exploding shells. For a choreographed score, set your radio dial to 1010 WINS-AM.

Official Viewing Sites:

Macy’s Fireworks may be viewed from any area with an unobstructed view of the sky above the East River in Midtown. Five barges are positioned in the East River near Midtown East. 

The official viewing sites for this year's Macy's 4th of July fireworks include"

  • The FDR Drive in Manhattan, with access points at East 42nd Street, East 34th Street, and East 20th Streets along First Avenue.
  • In Queens, view the fireworks from Gantry Plaza State Park.
  • In Brooklyn, viewing is available at Newtown Barge Park, Transmitter Park, or Marsha P. Johnson State Park.
** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.