This year, Macy’s 4th of July fireworks celebrates its 40th anniversary! Just like last year, fireworks will launch from barges along the East River beginning at 9:30pm on Monday, July 4th. Official viewing areas are located along FDR Drive and South Street Seaport.
If you’re going to drive, don’t wait until Monday night to find parking. Reserve your spot in advance and plan to get there early. Here are some parking locations close to the access points:
Public Viewing Areas
Click the links below to find parking near these viewing areas.
ADA/Special Needs Viewing Areas
Center Blvd and East 48th Ave (Brooklyn)
Please note that as crowds build, some of these access points may be closed. Attendees will be redirected to other open access points along FDR.
As you make plans for the evening, be aware that the following locations are not recommended as viewing areas:
- Battery Park
- Battery Park City
- Roosevelt Island
- Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park.
For more information on street closures in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, check out the full list here.
Here’s to life, liberty, and easy parking for all!