Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend in NYC

From fireworks to our city's independence history, here's how to celebrate Fourth of July weekend in New York City:

Find out where you can see Fourth of July fireworks in a park in New York City. 

Fourth of July fireworks info

Our parks are rich in revolutionary history from the Battle of Brooklyn to toppling King George's statue in Bowling Green. 

Learn about NYC Parks' independence history

Gather your friends and family and head to the park for a barbecue or picnic on the lawn.

Find a designated BBQ area at Parks

Cool down under the sun at one of our beaches, open for swimming daily from 10am-6pm.

Find a beach

Make a splash at our pools! Pool hours are 11am-7pm daily. 

Find a free outdoor pool

We're hosting movie nights, tours, fireworks displays, and more in celebration of Independence Day.

Find a Fourth of July celebration event

Looking for a getaway in the city during the holiday weekend? Here are our picks for relaxing, exploring, and having some fun.

Find a staycation park

There are many more fun things to do around the city this weekend! Here are some cool ideas.

Check out the Weekend Fun Guide

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