Roosevelt Island Fourth of July Family Fireworks Celebration
Non-Ticketed Admission to the Cornell Tech Campus starting at 12 PM. Limited Ticket Event at FDR Four Freedoms State Park, opening at 6 PM
WHAT TO EXPECT ON MONDAY, JULY 4, 2022
New York's iconic fireworks display returns to the East River this year! The show begins at approximately 9:25 PM. More details about the show are available at Macys.com.
The Cornell Tech campus will be open and available to the public as a viewing location/ No ticket is needed for access.
FDR Four Freedoms State Park will host a limited-ticket Fourth of July Family Fireworks Celebration from 6 PM-10:30 PM. Registration will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
1,500 tickets are available for Four Freedoms Park and registration is required. You can register for up to FOUR free tickets PER HOUSEHOLD using your name, address, and email address. Only attendees with tickets will be allowed to enter Four Freedoms Park; no tickets will be available at the door.
All attendees who have NOT been vaccinated against COVID-19 are reminded to kindly where a mask throughout the event.
Upon any potential safety concerns or overcrowding, we reserve the right to limit access to Roosevelt Island and the fireworks viewing locations.
REGISTRATION FOR TICKETS TO FDR FOUR FREEDOMS PARK, WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.
CORNELL TECH LAWN VIEWING
- Access will be permitted for Fireworks viewing on the Cornell Tech lawn starting at 12 PM.
- Entrance is first-come, first-serve. No re-entry.
- All visitors will be subject to airport-style security.
- No entry is permitted after 9 PM. Latecomers will not be admitted.
TO VIEW THE PROHIBITED ITEMS LIST AND OTHER EVENT RULES, CLICK HERE.
Food and beverages other than water will not be allowed inside FDR Four Freedoms State Park. Attendees will be able to purchase food and beverages from vendors along the West Loop Road of the Cornell Tech campus.
RESTROOMS & COOLING STATIONS
Portable toilets and the Southpoint Park Comfort Station restrooms will be available throughout the viewing locations. Cooling Stations (5) will also be located throughout. Click the above event map for locations.
Ferry: Take the Astoria line to Roosevelt Island. Please note that ferry service across all routes will end early on Monday, July 4th due to the Macy's Fireworks Show. The last Wall Street/Pier 11 departure bound for E 90th Street will be at 4:19 PM. The last E 90th Street departure bound for Wall Street/Pier 11 will be at 4:38 PM. For more info go to Ferry.nyc
Q102 Bus - The Q102 will not serve any stops on Roosevelt Island during preparation and viewing for the Macys 4th of July Fireworks. Buses will operate in both directions between 27th Ave at 2nd St. and Vernon Blvd. at 36th Ave., the last stop.