July 4th in NYC!

July 4th is approaching and for those who don’t have plans yet and want to know about some fun happenings in NYC read on.

11375870_1602126903370408_863721924_nTaproom 307, a rustic and tavern like bar in Murray Hill with a cozy feel, great beers and food, is having its Can Jam. This July 4th edition of Can Jam will feature a curated assortment of canned beers from all over the U.S., including: Avery Ellie’s Brown, Firestone Walker Easy Jack IPA, Founders All Day IPA, Oskar Blues Dales Pale and Mama’s Little Yells Pils & Sierra Nevada Torpedo. Pair one of these brews with the Taproom 307 Burger or a special Kobe Hot Dog (Yes, they do realize they’re deviating a bit from the All-American theme… but it’s Kobe!). Come in pre or post fireworks for a fun and delectable celebration. Great viewing of this year’s display just a few short blocks away on the East River!

Or for those who love the water…set sail for the 4th of July!

Manhattan by Sail is offering a close up one of a kind experience to see the awe-inspiring Macy’s fireworks display lighting up the sky over the East River.  Have a front row seat to the action aboard Clipper City or Shearwater.

Your Independence Day cruise begins at 5:30PM on Saturday, July 4th and features a fully catered BBQ menu and open bar (beer, wine, mixed drinks, and speciality themed cocktails).  Cruise past the Brooklyn Bridge, Governors Island, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty as you are treated to unparalleled views of the fireworks.

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Event information: Clipper City 

Saturday July 4th, depart dock at 5:30PM returning shortly after 10PM (approximately 4.5 hours)

Dock information: Clipper City Tall Ship: The Battery, Slip 2

Ticket pricing: Clipper City: Adults: $350, Children $275 (under 12)

Event information: Shearwater

Saturday July 4th, depart dock at 5:30PM returning shortly after 10PM (approximately 4.5 hours)

Dock information: Shearwater, North Cove Yacht Harbor

Ticket pricing: Shearwater: Adults: $450, Children $350 (under 12)

Also happening…

paulanerThis 4th of July, Come Celebrate Bavarian style with Paulaner NYC’s 2nd Annual BEERBQ. This includes: 

Pork with Baked Potato, White Cabbage Slaw, Gravy and BBQ sauce, and a half liter of Beer ($35.00/pp)

From noon – all day: enjoy BBQ classics like chicken wings, house made sausages, and burgers.

Want to watch the FIFA World Cup, drink German Beer, and celebrate Independence Day Weekend? 

The entirety of the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be screened at Paulaner NYC! Join Paulaner NYC for the semi-finals on June 30th and July 1st, as well as the finals on July 5th, and enjoy bottomless mimosas during weekend games!

Paulaner NYC is a lively brewery with upscale Bavarian cuisine by Executive Chef Daniel Kill. Its large, group friendly wooden tables are perfect for sharing hearty dishes with friends and family, while its in-house microbrewery provides the freshest and deliciously authentic brews. Run by Master Brewer Andreas Heidenreich – and extensive wine and cocktail offerings ensure that quality, seasonal beverages are always flowing.

These plans will surely rock your July 4th weekend! What are you waiting for? Join Paulaner NYC, Taproom 307, or set sail with Manhattan By Sail!  

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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