Looking for fun activities to do on July 4th? Check out this list great ways to enjoy the 4th of July in NYC.
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1. Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks® Viewing Party
Experience the 4th of July fireworks from the Hudson Terrace from 6:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. Tickets include open bar from 6:30-10:30 p.m. and BBQ, all with a great view of the Hudson River from the rooftop bar. Tickets start at $165/person for general admission, but reserved seating starts at $260/person, not including tax and gratuity.
At noon at Nathan's on Coney Island, watch as contestants compete to consume the most hot dogs. Those who want a good view of the contest are encouraged to arrive by 11 a.m.
Join Big Onion Walking Tours at 2 p.m. for a walking tour of sites related to the Revolutionary War in Lower Manhattan. Fraunces Tavern, the graves of Alexander Hamilton and General Richard Montgomery, and Federal Hall are among the sites featured on the tour. Admission: Adults $20, Seniors & Students $15. Meet at the intersection of Broadway and Murray Street, at gated entrance to City Hall Park.