Whether you are looking for a romantic evening or a social one with your friends, 4th of July fireworks cruises in NYC offer you the ultimate way to celebrate the July 4th. They guarantee you unobstructed views of the fireworks, without having to go through the hassle of securing a spot in the crowded areas. This year the iconic Brooklyn Bridge will be part of the fireworks, so don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience.

Our Top 4th of July Cruises in NYC for 2019

As there are numerous cruise options, we’ve made a table, comparing the best 4th of July Fireworks Cruises in NYC this year. This should help you make a decision if you’re thinking about celebrating America’s birthday on a boat. This year, the fireworks will be launched at 9:20 pm from the Brooklyn Bridge.

APRIL UPDATE: Some 4th of July fireworks cruises have already been sold out for 2019! Remember that spaces are limited.

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Bateaux Fireworks Cruise in NYC

Fireworks Cruise on July 4th

4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Statue of Liberty and Fireworks

Fireworks in NYC

Rating

Rating

Type

Type

Dinner & Fireworks

Dinner & Fireworks

Dinner & Fireworks

Lunch, Sightseeing, Dinner & Fireworks

Fireworks

Duration

Duration

5 hours

3.5 hours

5 hours

10 hours

4 hours

Food

Food

3-course dinner

Buffet

Buffet

BBQ & Dinner Buffet

Not included

Drinks

Drinks

Alcoholic Beverages

Beer & Wine

Beer & Wine

Open bar

Not included

View of fireworks

View of fireworks

Departure

Departure

6 pm at Pier 61

6:45 pm at Pier 81

6 pm at Pier 83

10:30 am at Novotel Times Square

6:45 pm at Pier 81

Price

Price

$596

$199

$229

$549

$159

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Details About Each 4th of July Cruise in NYC

If you still cannot decide, which 4th of July Fireworks Cruise would be the best for you, you can find more information on each 4th of July Fireworks Cruise in NYC below. Please note that the fireworks will be launched around 9 pm.

1. Bateaux Dinner Fireworks Cruise

Bateaux Fireworks Cruise in NYC

In our opinion, the Bateaux Fireworks cruise is the best 4th of July Cruise you can choose. Bateaux always provides stellar service in every way. We absolutely love the Bateaux Dinner Cruise any time of the year. Their 4th of July cruise does not disappoint either. Even though it is an upscale cruise and therefore more expensive, it’s worth it! The cruises are not overcrowded and the dinner is delicious! If you want to experience a special 4th of July experience in New York, Bateaux is the way to go.

  • Start: 6 pm
  • Return: 11 pm

What You’ll Get:

  • 3-course dinner
  • alcoholic beverages
  • live acoustic quartet
  • guaranteed views of the 4th of July fireworks

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2. Fireworks and Skyline Cruise

Fireworks Cruise on July 4th

This Fireworks Cruise is great for those who want more affordable 4th of July cruise in NYC. It includes dinner and drinks and guarantees views of the firework. It’s shorter than most but provides everything you need: plenty of food, great atmosphere, and unobstructed views of the 4th of July fireworks. The yacht is pretty spacious and overall recommended over the Fireworks Cruise ONLY, especially considering the price difference of only $40.

  • Boarding: 6:30 pm
  • Departure: 6:45 pm
  • Return: 10:30 pm

What You’ll Get:

  • buffet and dessert
  • unlimited beverages
  • guaranteed views of the 4th of July fireworks

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3. Circle Line’s 4th Of July Evening Cruise

4th of July Fireworks Cruise NYC

This 5-hour cruise is great for those who want to spend more than 3.5 hours on the boat. because you get the most value for your money! Onboard you will first be admiring Lower Manhattan’s illuminated skyline and the Statue of Liberty, while you cruise on the East River and enjoy a buffet dinner accompanied by a live DJ. When the Macy’s fireworks finally begin, you. The cruise departs from Pier 83 in Hell’s Kitchen (12th Ave).

  • Boarding: 5:15 pm
  • Departure: 6 pm
  • Return: 11 pm

What You’ll Get:

  • 4th of July themed buffet-style dinner
  • open bar
  • live DJ
  • guaranteed views of the 4th of July fireworks

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4. Ultimate NYC 4th of July Experience

Statue of Liberty and Fireworks
This 4th of July cruise in NYC offers you the complete package! It offers several activities to entertain you all day and make your 4th of July in New York an unforgettable day. You will be having BBQ in Midtown Manhattan after which you’ll get a sightseeing bus tour through Lower Manhattan before you board the 4th of July fireworks cruise. No need to worry! Your day will start at Novotel in Midtown Manhattan (226 W 52nd St).

  • Start: 10:30 am
  • Return: 11 pm

What You’ll Get:

  • BBQ Lunch
  • sightseeing Bus Tour
  • dinner buffet
  • open bar
  • live DJ
  • guaranteed views of the 4th of July fireworks

What You Should Know:

  • Dress code: neat casual attire is required! No sleeveless shirts for mean, jeans, shorts, sneakers etc.

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5. July 4th Fireworks Cruise ONLY

Fireworks in NYCIf you are not interested in having food and beverages, but simply want to enjoy great views of the 4th of July fireworks in New York, then this cruise is the perfect fit for you! This no-frills cruise is the most affordable 4th of July Cruise in NYC. We would almost consider it a ferry, rather than a cruise. We do not recommend it. It’s better to spend more for a nicer cruise, or alternatively, go see the fireworks from the land. The cruise departs at Pier 81 in Hell’s Kitchen (12th Ave)

  • Boarding: 6:30 pm
  • Departure: 6:45 pm
  • Return: 10:30 pm

What You’ll Get:

  • live DJ
  • upgrades available
  • guaranteed views of the 4th of July fireworks

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