Events That Will Make You Stay In NYC For The July 4th Weekend

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Events That Will Make You Stay In NYC For The July 4th Weekend

It’s time to celebrate the original Brexit! What are your plans for July 4th weekend? If you’re still on the fence about where to go and what to do, we have you covered. Resist the temptation to flee the city and check out these amazing plans for the holiday right here in NYC.

Taste of Georgia: Cookout & Fireworks on the Waterfront
  • SolarOne – 24-20 FDR Drive Service Road, Manhattan, 10010
  • Monday July 4 – Entry from 4:00 pm until 11:00 pm
  • Price: From $75

Settle in for unlimited drinks, food from some of Georgia’s top chefs, live entertainment, DJs and a first class view of Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show from a waterfront East River view. This is THE plan for an unforgettable 4th of July celebration.

Zephyr! Yacht Party Under the Stars


  • Pier 16, South Street Seaport – 89 South St, Manhattan, 10038
  • Friday July 1, Boat Party at 9:15 pm
  • Price: $25

Kick off your Independence Day weekend with a party on a one-of-a-kind luxury yacht as it cruises around NYC. This is the perfect way to start your weekend, drink specials, DJs and Luxury as you float past NYC’s most legendary landmarks.

Red, White & Booze Open Bar
  • SideBAR – 118 East 15th Street, 10003
  • July 2, 3 & 4  – Open Bar from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm
  • Price from $25

The party starts here for 3 hours open bar at SideBar. Throw on that red, white and blue and head on over to Union Square to celebrate the 4th in style. This weekend you’re going to party like it’s 1776.

Star Spangled Hammered Open Bar
  • Village Pourhouse Downtown – 64 3rd Avenue, 10003
  • July 2, 3 & 4 – Open Bar from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm
  • Price: $25

Independence Day in the East Village offers more open-bar-goodness. Enjoy an open bar in a true American establishment with dozens of craft beers and out of this world beer grub.… the founding fathers would be proud.

Red & White Pub Crawl
  • Bar None East Village – 98 3rd Avenue, Manhattan, 10003
  • July 2 & 4 – Bar Crawl from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Price $5

The East Village is your host for this very special pub crawl. Celebrate your independence at some of the neighborhood’s best spots. Cocktails, beers, good vibes and great weather, the whole city will be out celebrating! Don’t let them celebrate without you!


Hudson River Greenway Ride
  • Hudson River Sightseeing at Pier 78 – 455 12th avenue, Pier 78, 10018
  • July 2, 3 & 4 – 9:00 am until 7:00 pm
  • Price $12

We realize that not everyone wants to celebrate the good old US of A by drinking and partying. Some prefer something a little more relaxing. Why not hire a bike, enjoy the weather, and explore the Hudson River Greenway? It’s a beautiful and safe bike path that runs along the Hudson River.

Summer Love Festival at La Marina
  • La Marina – 348 Dyckman Street, The Bronx, 10034
  • July 3 – Entry from 2:00 pm until 1:00 am
  • Price $40

Celebrate Sunday the 3rd with an all day and night summer extravaganza at the picturesque waterfront venue, La Marina. Expect DJ sets from legendary DJs and live performances taking you into the early morning along the beautiful La Marina waterfront.

Ship Faced: July 4th Party on the Sea
  • Pier 40 – Pier 40 Parking Hybrid Yacht 353 West Street, 10014
  • July 3 –  from 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm
  • Price from $75

Set sail for an Independence Day Weekend on a luxurious 210 foot yacht with a 3 hour open bar and music by DJ Thomas Gold and CAZZETTE. Lie back on the sky deck for sunset views of New York in the summer or head up to the 3rd floor for a private open buffet.

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