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Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks


July 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Various Locations
Throughout NYC
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Watch Macy’s annual spectacular fireworks show on the East River. Go early to nab spots in stands along the elevated portion of FDR Drive, with entrances at East 23rd, East 34th and East 42nd Streets, or at Gantry Plaza State Park in Queens or Transmitter PArk, Bushwick Inlet Park, and Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Borrklyn
is backfive barges stationed on the East River centered around Midtown Manhattan.

Listen to the soundtrack with the United States Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus, Young People’ Chorus of New York City and more live music performances or watch from home at on NBC/Peacock.

Noguchi Museum Open Studio: Gallery Kit

Families and visitors of all ages are invited to pick up a Gallery Kit filled with art materials from museum educators, and explore internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi’s work through art-making.

See our guide to the Noguchi Museum.

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GROOVE NYC: Dance for Kids

Learn to self express through dance and music with social-emotional support in lovely Socrates Sculpture Park. Designed for kids 5-10 years old with parents & caregivers also welcome. No RSVP or pre-registration required.

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Summer Fridays

On Friday evenings in August, MoMA PS1 hosts a curated series of DJ sets in the Courtyard, free with Museum admission. Features new performers and veteran acts from past series. PS1 will remain open until 9 p.m., with access to exhibitions and outdoor installations as well as special cocktails and bites from Mina’s.


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Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South

Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.

Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four…

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