Celebrating July 4th - NYC style!
No plans for the Fourth of July? Don’t fret because Snowman New York has your back. Gear up in your best red, white, and blue to explore the Big Apple as there’s plenty to do from barbeques, boat rides, and fireworks!
1. Prepare a picnic at Governors Island Hours: Monday - Friday 10AM - 6PM; Saturday-Sunday 10AM-7PM
A seven minute ferry ride takes you to this seasonal island sanctuary. After years of redevelopment, Governors Island is open to the public again! The 30 acres of land includes a Hammock Grove with comfy lounge seats; the Play Lawn with two natural-turf ball fields; and the art-filled Liggett Terrace. Start hoarding on sunscreen because we encourage all day picnics, barbeques, and games!
2. Fourth of July at Sky Room Venue- Sky Room 40th Street between Eighth and Ninth Ave Time- 3pm Tickets available at
Come celebrate the Holiday with flair at NYC’s highest rooftop lounge. There are five terraces where you can enjoy a dazzling view of the city. Bring a friend and celebrate!
3. Bryant Park Juggling Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015 Hours: 11AM- 2PM Venue: Bryant Park- Upper Terrace or Lawn
Bryant Park is known for year round activities for families and friends. Come join in on Bryant Park juggling and test your coordination with free juggling lessons. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun! (Equipment is provided)
4. Spirit Cruises Around the New York Harbor
http://www.spiritcruises.com (promo codes available)
For those of you who enjoy relaxing boat rides, this one is for you! Book your tickets on www.spiritcruises.com for a choice of a lunch or dinner cruise. Departing from Chelsea Piers in New York City, the cruises sail for three hours along a route that includes many notable attractions.
5. Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks
Venue: Brooklyn 11215
Macy’s will showcase more than 40,000 choreographed fireworks to a 25 minutes patriotic score. Grab an ideal viewing spot near the Brooklyn Bridge and be sure to bring a picnic basket with lots of goodies to toast our nation’s birthday!
Best viewing locations:
Broad Street and/or Old Slip at Water Street
Brooklyn Bridge entry from St. James Place (Pearl Street) & Wagner Place
Brooklyn Bridge Promenade
Brooklyn Bridge Park