The Best Independence Day Weekend Food Events in NYC


Narcissa’s Second Annual Fourth of July Lobster Bake
Narcissa (21 Cooper Square)
Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For $60 per person, guests can enjoy spare ribs, a fresh steamed lobster, and Jersey sweet corn along with plenty of other sides. The offer includes dessert, but drinks are extra. Guests should contact Narcissa directly to make a reservation.

Rooftop Reds Wine Tasting

Rooftop Reds (Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn)
Saturday, 3 p.m.

Tour of the world’s first commercial rooftop vineyard and drink wine in a hammock. Guests will learn about winemaking on a roof — and they’ll be able to sample some of the goods, too. Tickets are $30. Reserve yours here.

I Pledge Allegiance to Rosé

Handy Liquor Bar (527 Broome Street)
Saturday, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Enjoy rosé popsicles and challenge opponents to a game of rosé pong at this pop-up party hosted by canned rosé purveyors, the Drop. All guests receive a complimentary “frosé popsicle” while supplies last. Plus, there will be sangria and cocktails to toast with as well.

Fourth of July Pies and Bouillabaisse-Style Clambake

Benoit (60 W 55th Street)

Benoit and Four & Twenty Blackbirds have teamed up for two special Fourth of July pies. Guests can select from an apricot almond crumble pie served with honey-thyme ice cream or a peach verbena pie. Hungry for more than dessert? Benoit is also having a bouillabaisse-style clambake for two at $38 per person.

4th of July Party

Saxon + Parole
Monday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Grab a boozy popsicle or beer slushi and while you watch a whole-hog roast at this 4th of July party. Spend the afternoon building up an appetite with lawn and drinking games before feasting on pork sliders, summer salads, corn, and burgers. The all-you-can-eat offer costs $65 per person. Reserve your spot here.

Fourth of July Celebration

Fornino Pier 6 Rooftop
Monday, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Fornino is offering a three-hour open bar complete with a buffet at its Brooklyn Bridge Park outpost — which, incidentally, boasts an epic view for fireworks. Guests can chow down on summer pastas, caesar salad, and Dough donuts for dessert. Get your ticket ($295 per person) by emailing