4th of July Events Around NYC

4th of July fireworksHere are some great events going on around the city for July 4th weekend. Have a happy and safe holiday.

GOVERNORS ISLAND

Friday, July 2 – Sunday 4: Exhibition at the LMCC Art Center, 11 AM – 5 PM
Exhibit: Jongil Ma, Yes, Honey, you can bounce back and forth, and you are a bit closer to it.

Saturday, July 03: Portugal the Man. Free show. Doors open at 6:00 PM, show at 8:00 PM
Converse Presents “Gone To Governors” Live Music Series at Water Taxi Beach on Governors Island. Water Taxi Beach will remain open to the public and free ferries run continuously until the end of the night. For more information and to find out about other shows, visit www.thebeachconcerts.com

Sunday, July 4: Trinity Wall Street presents singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash, 2 PM
The daughter of country music singer Johnny Cash and a local New Yorker, Rosanne Cash’s music draws on many genres including country, folk, pop, rock and blues. Trinity, which has historic ties to Governors Island where it maintains a chapel, is committed to presenting music and arts in lower Manhattan and has hosted free concerts on the Island every summer since 2007.

Sunday, July 04: She and Him. Free show. Doors open at 4:00 PM
Converse Presents “Gone To Governors” Live Music Series at Water Taxi Beach on Governors Island. Water Taxi Beach will remain open to the public and free ferries run continuously until the end of the night. For more information and to find out about other shows, visit www.thebeachconcerts.com.

Sunday, July 04: Victor Calderone. Ticketed event. 6:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Victor Calderone presents a special holiday edition of Evolve at Water Taxi Beach. For more information and tickets, visit www.watertaxibeach.com .

Monday, July 05: Benny Benassi and Friends. Ticketed event. 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM
DJ music by Benny Benassi plus Congorock & Bart B More at Water Taxi Beach. For more information and tickets, visit www.watertaxibeach.com.

MACY’S FIREWORKS

STREET FAIRS

Saturday July 3rd
      USO – Avenue of the Americas Summerfest
              (on 6th Avenue from 42nd – 56th Street)

Sunday July 4th
      The Great July 4th Festival
              (on Water from Fulton – Broad Street)

NATHAN’S FAMOUS 4th OF JULY lNTERNATlONAL HOT DOG EATING CONTEST

Taking place on the 4th of July in Coney Island, Brooklyn is the annual hot dog eating contest. Learn more about this event by viewing the Coney Island Hot Dog Eating contest page on this site.

Coney Island
Boardwalk at West 12th Street
Coney Island, Brooklyn

Happiness, $25 and under.

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