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The Best 4th of July Fireworks in the USA

Posted on: 03 Jul 2017

41st Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, New York City

Macy’s massive show is the biggest display in the country, using 50,000 effects in a 25-minute extravaganza that's viewed live by 3 million people annually. This year, the pyrotechnics will be launched from Brooklyn Bridge and five additional barges in the East River between East 23rd and East 37th Streets. This year’s pre-show performers include Brad Paisley and Hailee Steinfeld.

Where to watch: Set up shop anywhere with open views of the East River: In Manhattan, the South Street Seaport or along FDR Drive; in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Bridge Park or the Brooklyn Heights Promenade; and in Queens, along the waterfront in Long Island City.

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