July 4th is less than a month away and by now you should definitely have your plans set for the night. Don’t have any plans for the night to celebrate July 4th in New York City? Don’t worry check out this article for some great events to celebrate your July 4th this year! Your July 4th celebration in NYC definitely has to include a view of the Macy’s Annual Fireworks Show! This annual NYC July 4th fireworks show has been going on for over 40 years now and this year’s celebration is looking to be one of the largest ones yet. Check out what 2017’s Macy’s Fireworks Show has in store for you and purchase your tickets on board one of our cruises to enjoy an amazing view of the show from the seas!
The 41st Annual Macy’s NYC July 4th Fireworks Show
The Macy’s Annual Fireworks Show is the largest fireworks display in the nation. Year after year an estimated 3 million spectators gather around to watch this amazing show. This NYC July 4th fireworks show first started in the city in 1958 and has become a July 4th tradition for the city ever since. The show not only has multiple locations to catch a great view, but it is also televised on NBC for viewers to watch from the comfort of their home.
This year’s fireworks show will feature a 25-minute display with new never before seen effects and shells! Of course, some of your favorite classic designs will be back, but this year’s show will be featuring new colors and designs. The new shells that will be launched for this year’s NYC July 4th fireworks show include color changing chrysanthemums, purple crackling ghost peonies, orange bees, and pulsing happy faces in 23 bright new colors that include fuchsia, lemon, and even aqua!
The 41st edition of this year’s show will be choreographed to performances by the West Point Band and Glee Club. Classic Independence Day songs such as Yankee Doodle,” “You’re A Grand Old Flag,” and “America the Beautiful” will feature new arrangements to stir up the patriotism for this year’s guests. This year’s show is one that you definitely won’t want to miss and we want to help you watch the show like you never have.
Check out all of our NYC July 4th cruises and celebrate July 4th on the seas with a live DJ, dinner buffet, and even an open bar! There’s no better way to view the fireworks show than with hitting the seas of the city and catching a view of the show right from our yachts. Book your tickets on board one of our cruises and enjoy the NYC July 4th fireworks like you never have!