NEW YORK — After a dormant yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of many largest fireworks reveals within the nation is again.
The Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks present occurs over the East River Sunday evening simply earlier than 9:30 p.m., with viewing spots all through Brooklyn, Queens and the East Aspect of Manhattan.
The place to observe:
- Manhattan: Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive (FDR Drive) at twenty third, thirty fourth and forty second streets
- Brooklyn Parks: Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge, Domino Park, Marsha P. Johnson State Park
- Queens Parks: Gantry Plaza and Hunter’s Level South
This yr, the designers and crews prepping the present are pulling out all of the stops. 5 barges will function pyrotechnics from across the globe for the jam-packed 25-minute present.
The “shells” liable for the present have been sourced from Italy, Spain and China; there are 65,000 getting sorted and set for the large occasion, with 2,600 fireworks per minute.
Mayor Invoice de Blasio introduced final month the long-lasting fireworks present would return as a dwell vacation spectacle.
Final yr’s annual July 4 celebration was remodeled right into a sequence of pre-recorded, smaller fireworks shows across the metropolis because the nation battled the COVID-19 pandemic.