Where to Play on 4th of July: The NYC Summer 2011 Guide

by guestofaguest · July 1, 2011

    The 4th of July weekend is around the corner and we're just as excited as you are. Not sure where to start? Take a look at our official 2011 guide for where to play this 4th of July. If you're headed east, check out our Hamptons Party Guide!


    Gin Lane's Celebration of Summer and 4th of July Details: Start Independence Day celebrations early with Emmett Shine and the Gin Lane team Where: Invite Only When: Wednesday, 7pm - 11pm

    FRIDAY, JULY 1st

    Club Getaway July 4th Weekend

    Details: Whether your idea of the perfect weekend is packed with Sports & Adventure, Cocktails and Clubbing or just relaxing in Natur, Club Getaway is the place you've been looking for. Where: Club Getaway, 59 South Kent Road, South Kent, NY

    When: Friday, 5:30pm - Sunday, 6pm

    Dance.Here.Now 4-Day Open Air Festival

    Details: The Dance.Here.Now crew in association with Pacha, New York, Massive Event, Glo Fridays and Cielo are taking over Governor's Island  with four epic days filled with performances by the world's top DJs.

    Where: Governor's Island When: Friday-Monday, 4pm - 12am

    Free Beyonce Concert

    Details: Join Beyonce in Central Park days after her new album "4" is released for a concert that will send the summer temperatures sizzling! Where: Central Park, NY When: Friday, 7am - 9 am


    Shark Attack Sounds

    Details: Shark Attack Sounds Party hosted by Ben Watts. Where: Ricks Crabby Cowboy, 435 East Lake Drive, Montauk, NY When: Saturday, 9pm - 3am

    SUNDAY, JULY 3rd

    Daytime Rooftop Party

    Details: House Music Rooftop Party Sounds by NXNY & Roxy Cottontail Where: Empire Hotel When: Sunday, 5pm - 11pm

    Crawfish Boil at Village Pourhouse Downtown

    Details: The Village Pourhouse Downtown is hosting a Crawfish Boil, where each guest will be treated to a feast of two baskets of crawfish, unlimited southern chicken sliders, potato salad, corn on the cob and other sides. Where: Village Pourhouse When: Sunday, 6pm - 8pm

    MONDAY, JULY 4th

    Celebrate July 4th at Harlem Lanes

    Details: Come cool off indoors and celebrate the 4th of July at Harlem Lanes. Upper Manhattan's only bowling center invites you to enjoy the best Harlem has to offer on July 4th. Where: Harlem Lanes When: Monday, 11am - 11pm

    The Liberty Belle Spectacular Details:  A vintage Fourth of July party with live music and burlesque performances Where: Empire Hotel Rooftop When: Monday, 5pm-2am

    Macy's July 4th Fireworks Viewing Party Details: View the legendary Macys 4th of July Fireworks celebration on the Hudson River from the Flight Deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum located at Pier 86. Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum When: Monday, 7pm - 10:30pm

    Rev Run Hosts 4th of July at Hudson's Sky Terrace

    Details: REV RUN will host and MC the fireworks in with DGI DJ Mel De Barge from 7-10pm Where: Hudson Hotel When: Monday, 7pm - 10pm

    Terrace at Yotel Details: Terrace will be launching brunch service July 4th weekend, the latest offering from Richard Sandoval whose responsible for all the food at YOTEL, which will be offered throughout the day on Monday, July 4th as well. Where: Terrace at YOTEL When: All Day Monday

    Jimmy at The James New York Details: Offering guests of the James and locals looking for a place to while away the daylight over July 4th weekend a menu refreshing cocktails and small bites and bar snacks from Chef David Burke. Where: Jimmy at The James When:Monday, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    42 and Bellota

    Details: For those who want to view the fireworks accompanied by less of the noise that comes with them, a quick Metro North train and you can experience two restaurants in one – Bellota, for Iberian tapas, including communal wine jugs and some of the best Summer Sangria around. Where: The Ritz-Carlton White Plains in Westchester When: Monday, All day

    The National Details:Recently introduced a to-go menu for the beach bound to take on the Hamptons jitney. Priced at just $17, this is a grown-up version of a brown bag lunch and can be the perfect accompaniment to watching the fireworks from any public spot in the city. Where: East 50th street When: Monday, All Day

    Hudson Terrace's 4th of July Celebration Details: An authentic independence Day BBQ will be served along with a four hour open bar from 6:30-10:30pm. Where: Hudson Terrace When: Monday, 6:30pm-2:00am