Share your experience of the DC Independence Day festivities on social media using #July4th and #FindYourPark! Follow along the excitement of the biggest celebration in the nation's capital or learn stories behind the iconic monuments and memorials at National Mall & Memorial Parks on social media:
The US Park Police will again be using a text notification service to quickly deliver important and emergency information to visitors. Cell phone users can receive notifications via text message by texting JULY4DC to 888777.
Photos and Multimedia
View photos and videos of Independence Day festivities and preparations on the National Mall.
Join the festivities in Washington, DC, including the Independence Day Parade, Fireworks Display, and the Salute to America.
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 24, 2021