Sign Up For Up To 4 Free Tickets To Watch Macy's July 4 Fireworks From Roosevelt Island's Southpoint and FDR Four Freedoms Park - Space Is Limited To 3,000
As reported last week, the southern tip of Roosevelt Island at Southpoint and FDR Four Freedoms Park will be open to the public for viewing the Macy's July 4 Fireworks celebration for the first time since 2008.
According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC)
Please join us on Saturday, July 4th for two exciting events celebrating Independence Day on Roosevelt Island. The excitement begins at 5 PM!Here's more information from RIOC, including link to register for tickets, to the July 4 fireworks viewing at Southpoint and FDR Four Freedoms Park.
Southpoint Park and Four Freedoms Park will be venues for a viewing of the iconic Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show. All attendees must register online to receive a free ticket to the fireworks viewing at these locations. Tickets are limited and WILL NOT BE available at the gate. For more information and to get tickets to this event, please visit rioc.ny.gov.
Adding to the excitement will be a screening of Independence Day (1996) at Firefighters Field. There will be music, games, food and more! It will all begin at 6 PM.
Both events are FREE! Food and beverages will be available on-site for purchase at all locations. We encourage attendees to bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join in on the fun with friends and family.
Bags will be checked upon entering either event. For more information and to see a list of prohibited items, please visit rioc.ny.gov or www.fdrfourfreedomspark.org/celebrate-4th-of-july-2015
*Please note that the outdoor movie event is weather sensitive; an advisory will be issued in case of cancellation.
This event is presented by The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), Four Freedoms Park Conservancy and 20th Century Fox.
The FDR Four Freedoms Park adds:
FOURTH OF JULY FAMILY FIREWORKS CELEBRATIONBe aware that entrance to Southpoint and FDR Four Freedoms Park for the July 4 fireworks is first-come, first-served with wristbands. The capacity for the event at Southpoint Park is 1,500 &1,500 at Four Freedoms Park, a total of 3000 attendees at both locations.
SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015
SOUTHPOINT PARK & FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT FOUR FREEDOMS PARK
NOTE: Park will be closed from 12-5pm for the installation of restrooms and additional lighting to ensure the safety and comfort of all visitors at the family fireworks viewing.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015
New York's iconic fireworks display returns to the East River this year. Macy's 4th of July fireworks will be set off from the Brooklyn Bridge and from barges in the East River. The light show begins at 9pm. More details about the show are available at macys.com.
In celebration of the fourth, we invite you to join our family-friendly viewing at SouthPoint Park and Four Freedoms Park from 5pm-10:30pm. Details, including registration information, is provided below.
All attendees must register online to receive a free ticket to the fireworks viewing at SouthPoint Park and Four Freedoms Park. No tickets will be available at the door. Attendees may register for up to 4 tickets. Children ages 4 and under do not need tickets.
Register Here. Space is extremely limited.
More info here.
UPDATE 7/2 3PM - Tickets are no longer available. According to RIOC
Please be advised that tickets to the 4th of July Family Fireworks Celebration at Southpoint Park and Four Freedoms Park are no longer available.UPDATE 6/27/16 - Roosevelt Island 2016 Fireworks viewing information here.