4th of July

Spectators line the National Mall from the US Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to view the Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks display in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Fireworks in D.C. Still on Despite Tropical Storm Threat

Despite initial concerns that Tropical Storm Arthur could compromise the July 4th fireworks in Washington on Friday, the National Mall and Memorial Parks Service says it won’t cancel the display, barring heavy wind or lightning.

07/02/2014

Fourth of July fireworks are seed over the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument on July 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

A List of Fourth of July Firework Displays in D.C., Md. and Va.

Whether you need a little help hosting your own Fourth of July party or are just trying to be as patriotic as possible, this guide has got you covered.

07/02/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Ask a Washington, D.C. Expert: Fourth of July Cocktail Recipes

Here are two recipes for drinks crafted by well-known D.C. mixologists Ari and Micah Wilder. These recipes epitomize the 4th of July, and are easy enough for you to make at home.

06/19/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

Fourth of July fireworks are seed over the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument on July 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Frankie Valli To Headline July 4 Celebration In D.C.

That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will help celebrate July 4 on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington.

05/19/2014

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Child Dies After Fall at Annapolis July 4 Parade

A young child is dead following an accident shortly before a 4th of July Parade in Annapolis.

07/05/2013

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Over 1.1M Virginians Expected to Travel for July 4th

Travel organization AAA expects more than 1.1 million Virginians to travel at least 50 miles from home to celebrate Independence Day.

07/02/2013

Watching Fireworks

Best Places To See Fireworks In Washington DC

To save you the time of roaming around in the DC heat this July 4th holiday, here are some prime choices for optimal firework viewing pleasure.

06/21/2013

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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