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NYC street closures for Macy's 4th of July fireworks show

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If you have plans to watching the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show over the East River or the Coney Island fireworks show, be advised there will be several street closures in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

This will be the 41st annual Macy's Fireworks show and will be their "largest show" in over a decade, according to Macy's.

The New York City Police Department and Department of Transportation has released a long list of street closures in the area for the Fourth of July celebrations. To avoid extra traffic, review the list of street closures below.

The following streets will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.:

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Manhattan 

FDR Drive between Montgomery Street and East 63rd Street

FDR Drive Service Roads between Montgomery Street and 63rd Street

Montgomery Street between Cherry Street and FDR Drive

Delancey Street between Lewis Street and FDR Drive

East Houston Street between Baruch Place and FDR Drive

Avenue C between 13rd Street and Avenue C Entrance Ramp to FDR

Avenue C Entrance Ramps

East 6th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive

East 10th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive

14th Street between Avenue C and Avenue B

Avenue C between East 16th Street and East 23rd Street

East 20th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C

East 23rd Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C

East 26th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 30th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

30th Street Entrance Ramps

East 33th Street between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue

East 34th Street between 2nd Avenue and FDR Drive

34th Street Entrance Ramps

East 37th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 38th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 41st Street between 1stAvenue and FDR Drive

East 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

42nd Street Entrance Ramps

East 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 53rd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

Queens 

Area bounded by 44th Drive on the North; Borden Avenue on the South; Vernon Boulevard on the East; East River on the West (All Inclusive)

Center Boulevard between Borden Avenue and 54th Avenue

2nd Street between Borden Avenue and Newtown Creek/Dead End

Vernon Boulevard between 54th Avenue and Newtown Creek/Dead End

54th Avenue between Center Boulevard and Vernon Boulevard

Brooklyn street closures for Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

Greenpoint Avenue between McGuinness Boulevard and East River

Kent Street between Franklin Street and East River

Java Street between Franklin Street and East River

India Street between Franklin Street and East River

Huron Street between Franklin Street and West Street

Green Street between Franklin Street and West Street

Freeman Street and Franklin Street and West Street

Eagle Street between Franklin Street and West Street

Dupont Street between Franklin Street and East River

West Street between Greenpoint Avenue and Eagle Street

Franklin Street between Greenpoint Avenue and Dupont Street

 

Map of Macy's 4th of July fireworks celebration

(Visit the Macy's website for the hi-res interactive map.)

Coney Island 4th of July Fireworks

The following streets in Brooklyn will be closed for the Coney Island 4th of July fireworks show from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Surf Ave between West 8th Street and West 23rd Street

West 22nd Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

West 21st Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

West 20th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

West 16th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

West 15th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

West 12th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

West 8th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

Bowery St between West 15th Street and Jones Walk

Stillwell Ave between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk West

If your holiday plans include seeing the fireworks or checking out some of the best Fourth of July parties, it’s best to avoid driving and just stick to public transportation. 

 
 
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