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Fourth of July 2019: NYC Parks

Fourth of July 2019: NYC Parks. Celebrate Independence Day and the birth of a nation as Parks across NYC don their red, white, and blues. Show off your patriotism by participating in any one of our events great for park goers of all ages.

For the best viewing locations for the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, please visit Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks website.

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks will be visible from Brooklyn Bridge Park this year. For more information about viewing the fireworks from Brooklyn Bridge Park, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Fourth of July Fireworks page .

Fourth of July Events

Thursday, July 4, 2019

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Coney Island’s Fourth of July Celebration + Fireworks

at Steeplechase Pier (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Enjoy the boardwalk and beach, a hot dog eating contest, the rides, a baseball game, and fireworks at 9:50 p.m.
Free!

Must See
Event

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Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor’s Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Free!

Must See
Event

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Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

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Historic New York: Prison Ship Martyr’s Monument

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the significance of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, the Battle of Brooklyn, and the circumstances of the prisoners’ internment on the prison ships.
Free!

Must See
Event

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Omar’s Fourth of July Block Party

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
A party hosted by Omar Olusion, come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Must See
Event

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Independence Day with the Staten Island Philharmonic

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hear the sweet sounds of the Staten Island Philharmonic on the lawn of Clear Comfort followed by viewing citywide fireworks displays from the waterfront.
Free!

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