NY Waterway’s July 4th Fireworks Cruise offers traffic-free, front-row enjoyment of the Macy’s July 4th fireworks spectacular, with music, snacks and drinks, boarding at 6:45 pm and 7:00 pm at Port Imperial in Weehawken, New Jersey.
The Fireworks Cruise drifts into the East River, offering spectators front-row seats for this classic Independence Day celebration, without the stress of having to arrive early in order to beat the crowds. Looking up at the night sky, spectators will be amazed at the vibrant colors of 40,000 fireworks as they light the New York City Skyline.
Tickets for the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza are $135 for adults, $125 for seniors 62 and older, $85 for children 4 to 12 years old and free for toddlers/infants three and under. Parking is available at Port Imperial for $10 after 4 p.m.
Those traveling from Manhattan can take the 8-minute ferry ride to Port Imperial from the W. 39th St. Ferry Terminal, departing every 20 minutes with the last Fireworks Cruise connection at 6:30 pm. After the show, ferries can take riders back to W. 39th St., with the roundtrip ticket included in the Fireworks Cruise cost.
NY Waterway’s July 4th Fireworks Cruise offers:
• Disc jockey with live synchronized music presentations;
• A fully-stocked cash bar offering beverages and snacks.
The fireworks begin at approximately 9 p.m. The Fireworks Cruise returns to Port Imperial at 10:30pm.
Reservations are strongly recommended. To book tickets, call 1-800-53-Ferry or visit nywaterway.com/july4.