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Looking for a great July Fourth party? Here are the best spots around

The Liberty Belle Spectacular at the Empire Hotel's

The Liberty Belle Spectacular at the Empire Hotel's rooftop bar Credit: The Liberty Belle Spectacular at the Empire Hotel's rooftop bar.

Get your party on at these July 4th bashes on Wednesday:

Red, White & Brew Pub Crawl: Dress up as Uncle Sam or "Aunt Samantha" for this all-day pub crawl that snakes its way around town. Drink specials at participating venues include $2 domestic drafts and $4 themed cocktails. (3 p.m., $15, register at Times Scare, 669 Eighth Ave.,

The Liberty Belle Spectacular: The Empire Hotel's fab rooftop bar goes retro with this vintage-style bash featuring burlesque and live '30s and '40s music from Gelber & Manning and the Star Spangled Orchestra. (5 p.m., $30-$35, Empire Hotel Rooftop, 44 W. 63rd St., 212-265-7400)

Down & Dirty Low Country Fourth of July Picnic: Five Points Restaurant is celebrating the Fourth of July holiday outdoors with Chef RL King's delish Low Country boil, freshly grilled hot dogs and burgers, kegs of local beer and summer-friendly drinks such as spiked watermelon lemonade. (4 p.m., all food/drink a la carte, Five Points Restaurant, 31 Great Jones St., 212-253-5700)

Arrival All-Day Rooftop Beach Party: A massive waterfront space is the perfect venue for this all-day July 4 party, with hot DJs (including Wyclef Jean and Lil Jon spinning), cabanas for relaxing and sunning, chow on sale from area food trucks like Souvlaki GR and Milk Truck, and a spectacular view of the Macy's fireworks. (Noon, $55, The Waterfront @ Pier 92, 711 12th Ave.,

July 4th Fireworks Viewing Party: Head up to Hudson Terrace's rooftop for some dancing, BBQ-eating and fireworks-watching. A four-hour open bar starts at 6:30 p.m. (6:30, $110-$135, Hudson Terrace, 621 W. 46 St., 212-724-3900)

PH-D Rooftop Bash: The swanky Dream Downtown Hotel's celeb magnet of a rooftop bar has a great view of the Macy's fireworks - and tasty cocktails. Be sure to try the lobster boil special, a 1.25-pound lobster with steamers, Andouille sausage, red bliss potatoes, sweet corn and cornbread ($32). (6 p.m., FREE, PH-D, 355 W. 16th St., 212-229- 2559)  

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