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Where to Watch Fireworks this Fourth of July in Jersey City, New York City

This Fourth of July, the fireworks extravaganzas have returned and this year, Jersey City and New York City aren’t holding back on the celebrations. 

Here’s a look at where to find fireworks this Fourth of July in JC and NYC.

Jersey City Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

While fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. and are best viewed along the Hudson River Walkway, parts of the Heights, and the north portion of Liberty State Park, Jersey City’s Night Market kicks off at noon. Located at Exchange Place Path Plaza, the market is open through 10 p.m., serving up foods and delicacies from local restaurants and vendors.

New York City Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

If you’re looking for the biggest celebration in the nation, New York City is the place to be for fireworks. With more than 60,000 firework shells set to illuminate the NYC skyline, the show will be the 46th fireworks presentation for the city, sponsored by Macy’s.

But where are the best places to watch the fireworks in NYC? According to Loving-NewYork.com the following are the absolute best:

  • Broad Street and Water Street
  • Pearl Street and Dover Street
  • Robert F. Wagner Sr. Place and St. James Place
  • Pearl Street and St. James Place
  • Montgomery Street and Cherry Street
  • Pike Slip and Cherry Street
  • Market Street and Cherry Street