NEW YORK — For the 40th year on Monday, Macy’s fireworks show will dazzle above the East River.
This is what you need to know to see the iconic Independence Day fete:
What: 40th annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show
When: 8 p.m., Monday, July 4
Where: Five barges along the East River
Who: Tamron Hall and Willie Geist will host the show, featuring Kenny Chesney, Meghan Trainor, 5 Seconds of Summer, Pitbull, and DNCE. The performances will be part of the show’s television broadcast, set to air at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
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Important to know:
- No public parking will be available near access points
- Extra trains will run before and after the show to accommodate the crowds
- Tickets are not needed to see the fireworks, as 2 miles of public viewing space is available. Any restaurants, bars or other venues advertising tickets to see the display are doing so without Macy’s approval, the company said.