Hudson River between 18th & 48th Streets
For all ages
The 36th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks returns to the west side with an awe-inspiring display of patriotic firepower. This year's extravaganza, “Ignite the Night,” will feature more than 40,000 fireworks expertly synchronized to a dynamic 25-minute score that includes a mix of beloved standards and the hottest pop favorites that America voted for.
This year's performers include Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney. Grab a blanket and portable radio (you can catch the show’s original soundtrack on 1010 WINS), find your favorite spot and delight in the crackling. Wed July 4 at 9pm. Hudson River between 18th and 48th Sts (212-494-4495, macys.com/fireworks).
The best viewing location is Twelfth Ave between 26th and 57th Sts.