While the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks is the city's best-known pyrotechnic display — it'll return to the East River this year — it's by no means the only one.
► New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Park
Join the Philharmonic for a night of free outdoor classical music, with shows starting at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks. This year's concerts include Central Park on June 15 and 16, Prospect Park on June 17, Cunningham Park on June 20 and Van Cortlandt Park on June 21. A schedule can be found here.
► NYC Pride Weekend's Dance on the Pier
This annual dance party marks the end of NYC Pride Week and will take place this year on June 26 at Pier 26 at Hudson River Park, closing with a fireworks show over the Hudson River. Buy tickets here.
► Fort Totten Park
Councilman Paul Vallone and the Bayside Historical Society will host this early Independence Day celebration on June 29 with music at the park starting at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
► Astoria Park
The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition hosts this annual fireworks display by the Grucci family, taking place this year on June 30 starting at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket and head to the park's Great Lawn (between the Astoria Park Pool and the Hell Gate Bridge) for a performance by the Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by fireworks after sundown.
► Orchard Beach
Head to "the Bronx Riviera" on June 30 for a Grucci fireworks display on the beach starting at 9:20 p.m.
► MCU Park at Coney Island
Cheer on the Coney Island Cyclones and enjoy a post-game fireworks show on various dates throughout the summer. A full schedule and tickets can be found here.
► Citi Field
Watch the Mets face off against the Cubs on July 2 and against the Nationals on Sept. 3. Both games will feature fireworks at the stadium; you can buy tickets here.
► Richmond County Bank Ballpark
Head to Staten Island to watch the Minor League Yankees play during a number of dates this summer that will feature post-game fireworks. A full schedule and tickets can be found here.