With the news earlier this year that the 4th of July fireworks would be happening over the East River this year, the “main attraction” in the neighborhood for the night is gone, so it’s going to be a lot quieter this time around. Still, there’s a few things going on.
As usual a number of bars and restaurants are having 4th of July celebrations, so you’ve always got that option. Plus, like last year, various stores along 9th Ave will probably get into the spirit of things.
If you’re looking for something to do during the day though, the W 55th St are holding their annual block party from noon to 4pm, which should be a friendly, casual way to spend the afternoon:
Thanks to the ever-vigilant Stanley Conrad for the info!