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Best Fourth Of July Events In Washington, D.C.

Fourth of July is a major event in Washington, D.C. for obvious reasons. There are several events leading up to and on Independence Day. Parades, concerts, festivals there are some fun activities and events to enjoy.

06/20/2015

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)

New Version of National Anthem to Debut at D.C.’s July 4th Celebration

American composer and conductor John Williams is debuting a new arrangement of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” featuring choirs, trumpets, an orchestra and cannons on the National Mall for the nation’s birthday.

07/03/2014

Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tom Bergeron, Jordin Sparks, Patti LaBelle Set for ‘A Capitol Fourth’

Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald and others will join headliner Frankie Valli at ‘A Capitol Fourth’ concert.

05/28/2014

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D.C. Prepares for Annual ‘A Capitol Fourth’ Concert

America’s 237th birthday still is a day away but preparations are underway in the nation’s capital for the country’s official Fourth of July party.

07/03/2013