If you’re tired of the same rooftop BBQ you attend every year, mix things up and spring for what might be the best fireworks viewing spot in the city: the Empire State Building. Tickets will get you a reception with premium beer, wine, cocktails and snacks from the STATE Bar and Grill. Once you’ve had your fill, head to the open-air deck on the 86th floor and prepare to be blown away.
Thanks to all the Independence Day festivities in Gotham, you don’t have to host a 4th of July party this year. From rooftop bars and party cruises hosting 4th of July events to dance parties at the best clubs in NYC, here are the best ways to celebrate America’s birthday and have a red, white and blue blast. Speaking of blasts, if you’re wondering where to watch the 4th of July fireworks, check out our list of suggestions.
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