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4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Enjoy food, fun & fireworks on our Fourth of July cruise!

4th of July Fireworks CruiseEVENT CANCELLED

New York Water Taxi Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise

Celebrate Independence Day with food, fun, and fireworks! There is no better way to commemorate America's birthday than aboard New York Water Taxi's Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise. Celebrate this year by snagging front row seats to the most spectacular fireworks display in New York City and enjoying food and drinks with your crew, all while cruising on the water.

Aboard our iconic boats, you will get to enjoy a stationed buffet of hors d'oeuvres and entrees, as well as beer, wine, and soft drinks to keep you satiated throughout the night! Don't miss unbeatable views of the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks and the beloved New York skyline.

Come aboard to eat, drink, and celebrate the red, white & blue!


Guests watching fireworks show at night

Schedule & Location:

Boarding Location: Pier 81 @ 41st Street and West Side Highway

  • Boarding: 5:30pm
  • Departure: 6:45pm
  • Return: 11:00pm

*Schedule is subject to change. Return time may vary slightly depending on weather and conditions. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the boarding time to ensure safe & seamless boarding onto the vessel.

Things to Know:

  • No outside food or beverages are allowed on board.
  • Views of the fireworks may vary on the vessel.
  • All individuals, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket for the event. There are no infant or child rates, only individual rates.

What You'll See

  • The breathtaking Macy's 4th of July Fireworks®
  • Famous NYC landmarks like the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Freedom Tower and more
  • An up-close view of the Statue of Liberty
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New York Water Taxi boat in front of lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge

The Statue of Liberty

View of the New York City skyline from the water

View of the Brooklyn Bridge