See the July 4 fireworks in New York City live and in their full pyrotechnic glory. Trust me, the TV footage does not capture the full beauty of the display or the energy of New York City on July 4th.
We've got the ultimate list of best places to watch the Macy's July 4 fireworks in New York -- from street party to pier party to boat party and more.
Join the street party on the West Side Highway and 12th Avenue between 20th and 59th Streets. Find out more about street closures and how to get to the center of the July 4th action.
The U.S.S. Intrepid also offers amazing views of the Macy's fireworks from its prime location on the Hudson River. You can party on the Intrepid this July 4th for $160 per person, including complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages. Children under the age of three get in for free.
Hudson Terrace hosts an annual July 4th party on its beautiful rooftop deck with prime views of the fireworks over New York City. The 2011 party will feature an Independence Day BBQ feast and a four-hour open bar for $85 (general admission, no seating) to $250 (rooftop cabana seating) per person.