How to Spend 4th July in D.C.

How to Spend 4th July in D.C.

Independence Day 4th July America, Events, Washington DCAmerica’s birthday is almost upon us but if you haven’t got those all-important plans sorted yet, have no fear, we’ve found all the best events going on D.C. side this 4th of July so you can celebrate in style.

A Capitol Fourth Rehearsal – Get close to the performances at the dress rehearsal on 3rd July before the manic hustle and bustle the next day.

Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony – A dramatic reading of the Declaration with a presentation by the Continental Color Guard and a performance from theFife and Drum Corps.

A Capitol Fourth – The actual celebration, featuring Matthew Broderick, Javier Colon, Kool and the Gang and the National Symphony Orchestra.

Fireworks on the National Mall – Concluding with the 1812 Overture, get a blanket and watch from the Mall.

Takoma Park Fourth July Parade and Fireworks – Enjoy a parade, barbecue, Wiffle Ball tournament, concert and fireworks.

An American Celebration at Mount Vernon – Watch Revolutionary War re-enactments and a naturalization ceremony whilst chomping down on ice cream that you’ve just made.

Fredericksburg’s Heritage Festival – Starting with a 5k race, watch the parade and explore the craft fair and antique car show before witnessing theUniversity ofMary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra.

Reston’s Fireworks, Food, Family and Fun – Pony rides, a petting zoo, carousel and fireworks, what more could you want?

Great American Festival – An all day music festival with live bands and DJs with tasty food and drink available to buy.

National Independence Day Parade – Bask in two hours of high school marching bands, floats, equestrian shows, drill teams and members of all five branches of the Armed forces.

Odyssey Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise – Four hours worth of dinner, dancing, live music and open bar.

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