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Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular 2013

This year, the Macy's 4th of July fireworks show will display along the Hudson River. The show starts at approximately 9:00 pm.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Visit the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks website to learn about the show.

Viewing Information
The fireworks may be viewed from any area with an unobstructed view of the sky above the Hudson River. For the best views, head to 12th Avenue below W. 59th Street at the following access points along 11th Avenue:

  • W. 24th Street
  • W. 26th, 27th, 29th, Streets
  • W. 33rd & 34th Streets
  • W. 40th, 42nd, 44th Streets
  • W. 50th through 52nd Streets
  • W. 54th, 56th, 57th Streets

The following are NOT viewing areas for the 2013 show:

  • East River
  • Battery Park
  • Battery Park City
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • All Hudson River Piers (except limited access to Piers 84)
  • Hudson River Park promenade between W. Houston and 59th Street
  • Hudson River Park Bike Path between W. Houston and 59th Street

For more information, call Macy's Fireworks Hotline at (212) 494-4495.

Watercraft Viewing
For boater viewing restrictions, call Macy's Marine Hotline at (212) 494-5243.

Transportation Information
Public parking will not be available in the area. Please leave your car at home. Use public transportation and purchase round-trip fare in advance to avoid long lines after the fireworks. MTA MetroCards allow for free transfer to bus service (some exceptions apply).

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks SpectacularFor the best route, call MTA at 511 (daily, 6:00 am - 10:00 pm) or visit www.mta.info/nyct and use the Trip Planner tool for travel information in New York City.

NYC Transit will run increased subway service before and after the fireworks. Bus service near the fireworks will be rerouted, with extra trips available after the event. Attendees should check for exact times. Visit the MTA website for more information.

Street Closures
To learn more about Fourth of July related street closures, visit the DOT's Weekly Street Closure page
Visit the NYC Street Closures Map

Subway Routes
All trains will run on Saturday schedules. Visit the MTA website.

  • A, C, E, L - To 14th Street & 8th Avenue
  • A, C - To 23rd Street & 8th Avenue
  • A, C, E - To 34th Street & 8th Avenue
  • A, C, E - To 42nd Street & 8th Avenue
  • 1, 2, 3, N, R, Q, S, 7 - To 42nd Street - Times Square
  • E, C - To 50th Street & 8th Avenue
  • A, C, D, 1 - To 59th Street - Columbus Circle

Bus Routes
Local bus routes will run on Saturday schedules. Visit the MTA website.

  • Uptown - M11 (via 10th Avenue), M10 (via Central Park West to 59th Street), M20 (via 8th Avenue)
  • Downtown - M11 (via 9th Avenue), M20 (via 7th Avenue)
  • Crosstown - M14A, M14D, M23, M31, M34, M42, M57

Additional Transportation Resources

Emergency Medical Facilities
City Emergency Medical Services and health services personnel will be positioned in the viewing area. For further assistance, contact a police officer in your viewing area.

 


 






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Read MTA's July 4th press release


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