Macy's and Usher Team Up to Spark July 4th Travel to NYC

FireworksThis July 4th in New York, the annual Macy’s July 4th celebration will be curated in part by global superstar Usher.

“This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will be transformed into a giant party in the sky captivating audiences along the Hudson River and on television screens across the country,” says Amy Kule, executive producer of Macy’s 4th of July fireworks. “Since 1976, Macy’s Fireworks have grown in scale and artistry…with Usher, we are taking the show to the next level of entertainment spectacle, combining the very best of Macy’s fireworks with Usher’s unparalleled artistic vision.”

This is the first year that a superstar artist is collaborating with Macy’s creative and pyrotechnic teams, lending his talent to the overall design of the show, entitled “It Begins With A Spark," influencing both the visuals and accompanying auditory experience.

The show will feature more than 40,000 pyrotechnic shells during 26 minutes of synchronized display, positioned on the Hudson River approximately between 24th and 40th streets.

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