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Watch our video for helpful tips from National Mall park rangers.
Take a virtual stroll through the photo galleries showcasing the incredible Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on the National Mall, as well as some photos on how we make it happen.
Join the festivities in Washington, DC, including the Independence Day Parade, Fireworks Display, and the Salute to America.
Photos and Multimedia
View photos and videos of Independence Day festivities and preparations on the National Mall.
Social Media & Alerts
Share your DC Fourth of July experience on social media! Stay informed with alerts and fun-facts about the DC monuments.
Plan Your Visit
Find information to plan your trip around town on July 4, including directions, closures, security, and safety tips.
History of Independence Day
Take a moment to reflect on why millions of Americans gather for celebrations across the country on July 4th every year.
Making the Fourth Happen
Ever wonder what it takes to put on a show for Independence Day in the nation's capital? Learn more about behind the scenes.
Last updated: June 28, 2022