Celebrate July 4th in DUMBO

Show off your red, white and blue in DUMBO this weekend for the Fourth of July!
There are lots of great places to celebrate Independence Day in the neighborhood. Check out these delicious food and drink specials in the neighborhood:
    • Gran Electrica: will be serving $10 frozen margaritas and will be open for brunch!
    • Superfine will be OPEN from 3- midnight, kitchen until 11pm. 4th of July bar specials all day and food specials to include brisket, burgers, fried chicken and takeout picnic boxes to enjoy outside!
    • The Lighthouse will be open in the Archway serving $5 beers all day. Bring a picnic and hang out in the shade.
    • Shake Shack will be serving their personal concoction, the Shack Shandy: Shackmeister Ale mixed with Lemonade
    • Dumbo Kitchen will be serving traditional 4th of July fare: burgers and BBQ!

When 9pm rolls around, make sure you’re in a seat to watch the fireworks over the East River! It’s the 40th Anniversary of Macy’s historic fireworks, and they’re sure to impress. DUMBO’s got a front seat to all of the action–but some planning is needed. Check out the operations changes here.

Macy’s Fireworks will light up at approximately 9:20pm. Here’s where the barges will be placed:

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Here’s where you can watch in DUMBO:

  • In Brooklyn Bridge Park: Viewing area entrances will be (1) Pier 1 (Old Fulton Street), (2) Joralemon and Furman Streets, or (3) Old Dock and Furman Streets. Keep in mind that the NYPD will be checking any large bags.
  • The Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Around the neighborhood!

Happy 4th of July DUMBO!

Photo by flickr user Brian Kingsley