Macy's 4th of July Fireworks, Events in NYC

Activities for July 4th in NYC

With so many exciting Events in NY, our NYC Hotel is a great place to spend the July 4th weekend!

Date: 
June 12, 2017

Looking for a place to spend Independence Day? Choose New York City! Not only is the city rich in history, it’s also home to many exciting July 4th events. One of the biggest fireworks displays in the country takes place here, so it’s easy to find a way to celebrate the nation’s birthday! Here are a few popular activities that take place near our NYC hotel.

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks
This is the biggest and most well-known of the July 4th events in NY. Millions will watch as more than 60,000 fireworks are shot in a beautiful display over the East River. The display is set to music, and is one of the most impressive you’ll ever see. This firework spectacular last about half an hour and can be seen from various places around the city. Those who aren’t keen on crowds can watch on TV as the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks are shown each year on NBC.

Revolutionary New York Walking Tour
If you’d like to get out of your guest room at our NYC hotel during the day, this is a great Independence Day activity for the whole family! While you countdown the hours until the fireworks begin, learn about some of the city’s history with this fun walking tour. You’ll stop by placed tied to the Revolutionary War such as Fraunces Tavern, Hamilton’s final resting place, and more!

Fourth of July at the Empire State Building
A visit to the Empire State Building is always a popular activity during a stay at our Hotel in NYC, but it’s even more fun to combine a visit to this historic building with one of the most anticipated annual events in NY! Imagine watching the fireworks from the building’s observatory while enjoying snacks and a premium bar. Only tickets holders will be allowed on the observatory on July 4th, so reserve your space early and prepare for an amazing evening!

Family Fireworks Cruise
Infinity Yacht
Take your viewing of the Macy’s Fireworks up a notch by booking a spot on a fireworks cruise. One popular choice is the family fireworks cruise that includes a DJ, a dinner buffet, and unforgettable views of the show! Note that all of the fireworks cruises are very popular and will sell out well in advance. Reserve your tickets early, and make the most of your July 4th in NYC!

Planning a July 4th visit to NYC? View the available Guest Rooms at our NYC hotel and make reservations online or by calling 800.675.6706. 

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