Without a doubt, New York City has one of the best fireworks displays in the country for the 4th of July. Why skip town when you can catch an amazing showing of bright lights and amazing colors? One thing about Joonbug is we sure know how to party. So we've rounded up the best spots in the city for prime firework viewing and a good bash to celebrate America's birthday.
XVI Light up your 4th of July with hints of decadence and glamour at XVI Rooftop Lounge. At sixteen stories in the air, you’ll feel as though you’re celebrating in an opulent French chateau- right in the heart of midtown. Guests can gaze out over the Hudson River while surrounded by unbelievable views of Manhattan.
Andaz 5th Avenue: With the Empire State Building and the midtown skyline serving as your backdrop, there is surely no better view of the Fourth of July celebration. Get a room for the night and enjoy the festivities with some privacy or book one of their terrace suites. Feel free to order up something from their farm-fresh menu and of course, plenty of delicious cocktails.
PH-D at Dream Downtown: This rooftop lounge offers a panoramic view of NYC's fireworks and they are taking full advantage by throwing an Independence Day party. The doors open up at 6pm so head up into the skies for this fun bash.
The Roof at SoHo House: Grab a drink and watch the fireworks poolside with views overlooking the Hudson at this rooftop location. DJ Carl Kennedy will be spinning at their pool party. Even if you're not a member, you can spend the night in one of their public hotel rooms.
230 5th Touted as one of the best rooftops in NYC, this chic and spacious lounge is a great spot to catch a glimpse of fireworks across the city. Doors open at 4pm and we recommend getting there early!