Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will start at 9:00 PM ET at the Brooklyn Bridge, East River, New York City.
Macy’s fireworks are some of the most beautiful and extravagant in the United States. The fireworks will be televised on NBC at 8:00 PM ET.
For the first time in five years, the fireworks show will be over the East River. Three million spectators are expected to attend the show live in NYC.
The fireworks will consist of more than 40,000 pyrotechnic shells and effects. The show will last for about 25 minutes.
Macy’s will have a 25-minute musical show featuring the Diva Jazz Orchestra and the Charlie Daniels Band. Included in the musical score are artists Idina Menzel and Billy Porter. Prominent performers include the Zac Brown Band, Enriqui Iglesias and Ariana Grande.
A free mp3 of the Star Spangled Banner, sung by Menzel, is available from Macy’s through this download link between now and July 5th, 2014.
Additional event information and updates are available by texting the word ‘spark’ to 62297.
Macy’s has published the map below showing locations of the fireworks barges. Information on travel options (subway, train, and bus) is available through their site.
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