Iconic Macy's July 4th Fireworks Will Launch Over Brooklyn Bridge

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(1010 WINS) -- Macy's 4th of July Fireworks have a new home this year: the Brooklyn Bridge, the company announced Thursday afternoon.

The 25-minute display of fireworks -- the country's largest 4th of July pyrotechnic celebration -- will be launched from the Brooklyn Bridge and four barges positioned along the shores of Pier 17 in the Seaport District, Macy's said. The awe-inspiring fireworks will kick off at around 9:20 p.m.

Susan Tercero, executive producer of Macy's 4th of July Fireworks, said, "We are excited to once again work with our partners in the City of New York to make the iconic Brooklyn Bridge the star of our show. With a barrage of stunning shells and effects launching from its grand span and towers, along with tens of thousands more effects coloring the night from barges on the lower East River, this year's display promises to be a spectacle to remember."

Previously, the fireworks have been stationed at other locations, including higher up the East River near Long Island City, with performances taking place near East 34th Street.

The Brooklyn Bridge was last featured in the show in 2014.

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