Lifestyle July 4th Fireworks NYC: Where to catch the shows By AMNY.COM Updated June 29, 2015 10:08 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email There's no better place to see fireworks than in New York on July 4th. The famed Macy's July 4th Fireworks will return to the East River this year, but there are lots of other displays to help you celebrate Independence Day throughout the week. Astoria/ Wards Island Photo Credit: Flickr / pabo76 Sponsored by the Central Astoria LDC, the Wards Island Fireworks are best seen from Astoria Park. Luckily, there's a free party in the park to celebrate. They're also visible from the east side of Manhattan. More info: nycgovparks.org June 30, 7:30 p.m.-30 p.m., Astoria Park Lawn. Coney Island Photo Credit: Flickr / bobjagendorf Coney Island fireworks are held every Friday in the summer at 9:30 p.m. Spend a day at the beach, eat some hot dogs and then catch the show! More info: nycgovparks.org July 3, 9:30 p.m., Coney Island Beach (between 10 & 12th Streets) Co-Op City Photo Credit: iStock Co-Op City gets its own fireworks show, sponsored by the Riverbay Fund, one day before the East River. July 3, 7-9 p.m., Section 1 Greenway Co-Op City Macy's Photo Credit: Flickr / diacritical The ultimate fireworks show. Macy's and Mayor Bill de Blasio moved the fireworks back to the East River after five years on the Hudson last year. The fireworks will be set off from Brooklyn Bridge and barges on East River at 9 p.m. and will be visible along the waterfront in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. Here are the: best places to watch! July 4, 9 p.m. By AMNY.COM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic The best places to view the July Fourth fireworks Head to these city spots for a prime view of the annual spectacle. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.