Where to See July 4th Fireworks in 2022

The 4th is upon us! Here are upcoming Independence Day celebrations and opportunities to see fireworks all summer long in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and Jersey City.

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

Fridays through September 2nd
Coney Island

Coney Island’s fireworks season kicked off on June 24 and will continue through September 2nd every Friday at 9:45pm, weather permitting.

Most of the fireworks displays are in conjunction with Brooklyn Cyclones home games. Here’s the full schedule:

  • Friday, July 8th - Cyclones vs Aberdeen IronBirds
  • Friday, July 15th - Cyclones vs Greensboro Grasshoppers
  • Friday, July 22th - no Cyclones Game
  • Friday, July 29th - no Cyclones Game
  • Friday, August 5th - Cyclones vs Winston-Salem Dash
  • Friday, August 12th - no Cyclones Game
  • Friday, August 19th - Cyclones vs Hudson Valley Renegades
  • Saturday, August 20th - Cyclones vs Hudson Valley Renegades
  • Friday, August 26th - no Cyclones Game
  • Friday, September 2nd - Cyclones vs Wilmington Blue Rocks


Macy's Fireworks

Monday, July 4th

Macy’s will be launching their fireworks display from five barges in the East River starting at 9:25pm. Public viewing areas include:

  • E. 42nd St & FDR Drive
  • E. 34th St & FDR Drive
  • E. 24th St & FDR Drive
  • Gantry Plaza State Park
  • Transmitter Park
  • Bushwick Inlet Park
  • Marsha P Johnson State Park

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Macy's has said that the following locations are NOT recommended for viewing:

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Brooklyn Heights Promenade,
  • Brooklyn Grand Ferry Park
  • Domino Park
  • Queens Hunter’s Point South Park
  • Roosevelt Island

All-new fireworks effects will include “tall hat, mushroom, little snake, tricolor interlocking rings, and blinking smiling faces.”

The fireworks will also be broadcast via NBC and the Peacock streaming app in a July 4th special from 8:00pm - 10:00pm.

Learn more from Macy’s.


Jones Beach Fireworks

Monday, July 4th
Jones Beach State Park

Jones Beach and community partners will present a fireworks extravaganza simulcast to a musical array of patriotic songs. Learn more here.


Staten Island Fireworks

Monday, July 4th
1:00pm celebration; 9:15pm fireworks
Empire Outlets

Empire Outlets will host a Block Party starting at 1:00pm and culminating with fireworks at 9:15pm. Activities throughout the day include face painting, balloon animals, live performances, and a cannoli eating contest!

More info here.

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Jersey City Fireworks

Monday, July 4th
12:00pm celebration; 9:30pm fireworks
Exchange Place Path Plaza

Jersey City Night Market will present a day of festivities at Exchange Place Path Plaza from 12:00pm - 10:00pm. Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm and will be viewable along the Hudson River Walkway, parts of the Heights, and the north portion of Liberty State Park.

More info here.

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Astoria Park Independence Day Celebration

Wednesday, June 29th
7:30pm celebration; 9:00pm fireworks
Astoria Park

Astoria Park will host a pre–Independence Day celebration on Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate Bridge and the Pool. Fireworks will kick off around 9:00pm or 9:30pm and will be accompanied by a performance by SwingTime Big Band. More info here.

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