If your stuck in NYC on the 4th of July this year, don't despair. A massive fireworks display is planned on the East River this year at the Brooklyn Bridge. NYC has one of the most extravagant Fourth of July fireworks show every year. The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks show begins at 9pm. The fireworks are expected to last about half an hour. You can find great views from South Street Seaport on the Manhattan side. On the Brooklyn side, try Dumbo or Brooklyn Bridge Park. Large crowds are expected, so make sure you give yourself enough time to get there. You won't be disappointed.