4th of July Independence Day Family Friendly Cruise aboard the Avalon Yacht

Thursday July 4, 2024

July 4, 2024

Skyport Marina, FDR Drive, New York, NY, USA

5:45 pm - 10:30 pm

6:30 pm

$115 +

This is a family friendly event. All Ages. (No strollers)

Event Description

Look no further than the Avalon party yacht cruise, the premier multi-level vessel of the Big Apple. Gather your friends and family for a July Fourth evening celebration that is far from the typical shindig. When Independence Day rolls around, the party atmosphere goes through the roof in NYC. Taking advantage of everything New York City has to offer is a must, especially on Independence Day! Perhaps there is no greater fireworks display in the nation than the annual 4th of July extravaganza that takes place off the shores of Manhattan. The annual Independence Day fireworks cruise aboard the Avalon Yacht will feature a 3 Hour Premium Open Bar along with a delicious full dinner buffet consisting of a wide range of dishes. This vessel was specifically crafted for those looking to celebrate holiday events in style on the waters of New York. A quality sound system with state-of-the-art LED lighting equipment installed by world-renowned designers, this yacht is ideal for those looking to say Happy Birthday America!

All Ticket Holders will enjoy access to:

  • Spectacular views of the annual 4th of July Fireworks Display
  • Breathtaking views of the iconic NYC Skyline may include the Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge, and much more!
  • 3 Hours of Premium Open Bar (Ages 21+) between 2 Fully Staffed Bars
  • Wide Variety Full Dinner Buffet
  • Open Air Deck and Fully Climate Controlled Interior
  • Music by NYC’s Top Rated DJ’s
  • Complimentary Party Favors

Full Dinner Buffet Menu may include popular items from previous years:

  • Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad w/ Chicken and Lemon Honey Ginger Dressing
  • Lemon Parmesan Kale Salad (Grape Tomatoes, Crunchy Almonds, Croutons)
  • Roasted Red Potatoes w/ Carrots, Green Beans, Garlic
  • Creamy Chicken Marsala w/ Brown Mushrooms, Garlic, Richly Seasoned Wine
  • Honey Glazed Salmon w/ Citrus Avocado Salsa
  • Fettuccine Alfredo w/ Roasted Cauliflower, Neufchatel Cheese
  • Creamy Mac and Cheese
  • Baked Chicken Tenders & French Fries
  • Very Veggie Fried Rice (Brown Rice, Carrots, Broccoli, Eggs, Bell Peppers, Soy Sauce)
  • Coffee/Tea & Various Dessert Pastries

This event is a July 4th party themed cruise. It is not intended to be a lengthy sit-down dinner event. While a full dinner buffet is included, it will take place only during the beginning of the event.

3 Hour Premium Open Bar includes (but not limited to) high-end brands such as:

  • Casamigos, Patron, Black Label, Jack Daniels, Hennessy, Captain Morgan, Jameson, Malibu, Tito’s, Grey Goose, Kettle One.
  • Red and White Wines.
  • Beers: Corona, Heineken, Sam Adams, Blue Moon, White Claws, Coors Light.
  • Only Soft Drinks for patrons under 21 years of age – Water, Soda, Juices.

Event Information

  • Location: Avalon Yacht (Skyport Marina) – 2430 FDR Dr, New York NY 10010 (Off E. 23rd St)
  • Boarding: 5:45 PM
  • Departure: 6:30 PM
  • Return: 10:15 PM – 11:00 PM (Return time to the dock may vary. With this years fireworks display scheduled for Manhattan’s West Side, on the Hudson, it is a possibility that we may experience waterway congestion when returning.)
  • This is a family friendly event. All Ages. (No strollers)

After a recent renovation, the Avalon Yacht now boasts a unique modern décor, ready for whatever festivities NYC has to offer. For those looking to enjoy the fireworks with a little bit more finesse and exclusivity, this event does just that. This years Independence Day cruise will feature top-rated NYC DJ’s spinning the best in Top 40, Hip-Hop, House, and much more. Grab a drink, visit the open-air deck, and dance the night away aboard the magnificent 200 passenger, Avalon Yacht!

Things to Know:

  • Ticket prices will increase as the date gets closer to the event. We do expect to sell out in advance. Tickets will not be offered at the door on the day of the event.
  • Departure time: 6:30PM – SHARP!
  • We urge everyone to be cognizant of the heavy traffic in Manhattan on July 4th. Spectators from around the country gather every year to enjoy the city’s attractions. Please allow ample time to arrive at Skyport Marina and locate the Avalon Yacht.
  • Open Bar will begin once the Avalon Yacht has left the dock.
  • No guaranteed seating. Seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed on board.
  • Guests under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.
  • The Food Menu is subject to change at the discretion of the vessel/event staff. As conditions change on the night of the event, the vessel/event staff reserves the right to make any necessary changes. Food is not unlimited servings. One buffet dinner ticket will be distributed to each guest upon entry.
  • Views of the fireworks may vary on the vessel and exact time of the fireworks display is yet to be determined. Return time may be extended if the fireworks show ends later than 10:00 PM and/or due to waterway or port congestion.
  • All cruise sights, destinations, and itineraries are subject to change without notice as determined by US Coast Guard, NYPD, or event staff (Unforeseen restrictions may be enforced the night of the event)
  • All patrons, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket for the event.
  • We are not affiliated with the Macy’s company.
  • Fireworks display provided at the discretion of local authorities (weather permitting)
  • This event will take place regardless of weather conditions.
  • Event producer is not liable, nor is refund or credit warranted, for claims due to changes in cruise schedule or itinerary.
  • All sales are final. No refunds.

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