4th of July Events in NYC

Independence Day has always been the ultimate celebration time in the entire country and especially New York City. NY is the best place for anyone looking to plan a 4th of July that will be one to remember. There are so many events happening at this patriotic day and we want to help you decide where you’ll enjoy the festivities.

Here are some suggestions for you and your party-mates:

View the Fireworks

A huge part of this celebration is to see the mind-blowing colorful fireworks. There are many great spots that catch the show at its best. One of them is the Brooklyn Bridge Park. The beautiful 85-acre playground holds very exciting surprises such as Jane’s Carousel, or a walk along the river with the amazing Manhattan view. This is most definitely the place you would want to be in when the fireworks starts.

Main St. (at Fulton Ferry Landing), 11201

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Cruise and Tour the City

The city offers a row of cruises and tours for the holiday. You can enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise aboard a very nice (!) yacht in a full-dinner-included ticket. This is one special way to experience the water, the people and the wonderful view of the city.


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Eat a Hot Dog

No food characterizes New York than Hot dog with mustard and sauerkraut. So what will be more appropriate than a Hot Dog Eating Contest? Every year New York celebrates along with 12 other cities nationwide, the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. The brave contestants will battle to be the winner- the person who can eat the most buns and dogs in only ten minutes. Good luck with that!


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Whatever way you choose to spend Independence Day, have fun!
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