Television, What to Watch
Jun 22, 2023

Macy’s Annual Iconic 4th of July Fireworks’ Program To Honor Tina Turner With ‘Golden Mile’ Cascade

The 47th annual “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks” is set to air a live broadcast set for Tuesday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC and streaming on Peacock.

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The Iconic Macy’s fireworks will culminate with the Macy’s Golden Mile. This year’s show plans on honoring the late Tina Turner, with thousands of golden-hued shells that will create a cascade effect stretching for more than a mile across the East River. This year’s host have been revealed as “Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge’s” Rutledge Wood and “Access Hollywood’s” Zuri Hall.

You can also expect, Ashanti, Bebe Rexha, Ja Rule, Jelly Roll, Lainey Wilson and LL Cool J, featuring DJ Z-Trip & the Roots to perform during the show ahead of the fireworks display against the New York City backdrop. The “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks” telecast is in association with Macy’s. The show is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment with Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay as executive producers.

This year’s broadcast will include special segments featuring actors Caleb McLaughlin (“Shooting Stars”), George Lopez (“Lopez vs Lopez”), Mayan Lopez (“Lopez vs Lopez”) and Raymond Lee (“Quantum Leap”) as well as non-profit organization Dance to Unite. Team USA gymnasts currently training for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, including Olympic Silver Medalist Jordan Chiles, 2022 U.S. All-Around Champion Konnor McClain and three-time World medalist Shilese Jones will also make an appearance. This year’s broadcast will also feature a flyover along the coastline conducted by the U.S. Navy at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. The flyover will be conducted by an all-female flight crew to celebrate the 50th anniversary of women flying in the Navy.  

The annual Macy’s fireworks is always loking for new and exciting ways to wow their audience. This year’s show will have new fireworks effects including a mile-wide waving flag created by a combination of red, white and blue palm and strobing shells, sunflower ring with crackling pistil shells, red stop sign-shaped effects and new Ghost pyro that turn from one color to another in an on/off design featuring four different hues. This year’s design will feature an average of 2,400 shells and effects per minute with 60,000 total shells, reaching dramatic heights of 1,000 feet to the water’s edge.

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