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Different Ways To Spend July Fourth

Different Ways To Spend July Fourth

Spending your July Fourth anywhere should be nothing short of amazing and unforgettable. No matter where you go or where you will be, there is definitely going to be a July Fourth event going down. From the biggest cities to the smallest cities in the country, how should you spend your July Fourth day and night? Get an idea of what to do in these major cities for the holiday and prepare yourself for a great time out with your loved ones!

New York City is home to one of the largest fireworks displays in the nation. The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is an annual event that has been amazing New Yorkers and visitors for many years. When you spend your July Fourth day in NYC, you definitely need to catch a view of the fireworks. Luckily for you catching a view of the fireworks isn’t that hard with all of the events going on in the city.

July Fourth Events in New York City

If you want to enjoy a great family-friendly July Fourth event, then you need to check out the 3rd Annual Freedom Fest at Pier 15! This annual event has been pleasing families year after year in the city. Pier 15 is located in the downtown area of the South Street Seaport. From the seaport, you can view downtown Manhattan and of course the July Fourth fireworks. This event will treat you and the family to a BBQ buffet menu of burgers, pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken wings, and even a platinum open bar for the adults! You will also enjoy a live DJ all the way until the fireworks begin. Once the fireworks shoot to the sky, enjoy this amazing view of the fireworks that you can’t get anywhere else!

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Buffet at Freedpm Fest

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Freedom Fest Table Seating

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View of the July Fourth Fireworks from Pier 15

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Another great way to spend July Fourth in NYC is with a July Fourth fireworks cruise through the city! These cruises offer you the best views of the city as you sail. The Cornucopia Majesty yacht will host a family-friendly cruise this year. Your July Fourth cruise will treat you to a view of the city skyline you can’t experience anywhere else and put you up close next to the city’s major landmarks. On board this cruise will be a full dinner buffet and a four-hour open bar for the adults on board. Dance all night as you sail to the tunes of your live DJ then head on out to one of the exterior decks of the yacht to catch the perfect view of the fireworks! There’s no better way to view the fireworks in NYC than out at sea with your family!

July Fourth Events in Chicago

Chicago is definitely home to some of the best July Fourth events around. One of the best events to attend for your July Fourth day is the Navy Pier’s Annual Freedom Fest. The 4th Annual Freedom Fest this year is looking to be just as amazing as each year before it. The Freedom Fest takes place at the Navy Pier’s rooftop for views and a party you just can’t miss. From the Navy Pier’s rooftop, you will enjoy one of the best views of Lake Michigan and the windy city. As you take in these views, there will be BBQ food available to purchase and a fully stocked cash bar! You will celebrate July Fourth with many excited Chicago locals and visitors as you dance to the sounds of a live DJ and enjoy an unforgettable view of the fireworks!

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July Fourth Snacks at the Freedom Fest

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The Navy Pier also has July Fourth cruises that offer you a celebration out at sea. Boarding right from the Navy Pier, these cruises will take you around Chicago and give you a tour of the city you won’t forget. Get on board the Spirit of Chicago yacht as you sail on Lake Michigan and enjoy live entertainment and dinner for the night. Your drinks will be completely covered with the platinum open bar on board and then comes the best part. Once the Navy Pier launches the fireworks, your cruise will stop and give you the perfect view of the fireworks! Get on board one of these cruises this year and treat yourself to an experience for your July Fourth.

July Fourth Events in Miami

Beautiful and sunny Miami welcomes you to celebrate your July Fourth in style. From the sandy beaches to the well-known nightlife, there definitely is always something going down for the holiday. If you’re looking for a great place to stay when you vacation in Miami, you definitely need to check out The Gale Hotel. This hotel offers not only a beautiful hotel but a restaurant and two cocktail lounges to spend your day in. The best part of the hotel, however, is the rooftop. The Gale’s Rooftop offers its guests not only amazing views of Miami and the July Fourth fireworks, but also an infinity pool and cushioned wicker chairs for sunbathing! Make the Gale Hotel your place to stay this July Fourth and celebrate without having to go far.

Miami is also home to many different July Fourth events that you can enjoy with or without the family. One well-known event is the Race to the 4th annual event that puts families on the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The speedway sets the stage for the perfect July Fourth celebration with food trucks spread throughout the venue and kid friendly activities all around. Live music will be played at the speedway and a special view of the fireworks is available for purchase. For $20 guests 12 and older can enjoy the best view of the fireworks with a special VIP event!

There is also the Miami Beach Fire on the Fourth Festival, which features live entertainment, food trucks, yoga, DJs, and a view of the fireworks. This event is free and takes place at the North Shore Park Bandshell on Collins Avenue and 73rd Street. Admission to the festival is free and free shuttle buses will be provided for this event.

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