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Americans sometimes forget the history surrounding the date. The Fourth of July commemorates the ratification of the Declaration of Independence which serves as this Nation's official certificate of birth. Interestingly, the Declaration was actually ratified on the the second of July, not the fourth, 1776.
Fourth of July Guide
This guide is full of information on how to spend the holiday in our Nation's Capitol. From watching the fireworks on the Mall with our fireworks map to a list of all the happy hours, concerts, fairs, parties, and other great events in the Washington DC over the Fourth of July holiday. Search our Washington DC Fourth of July Guide and learn the history of the holiday, read patriotic poetry, view previous year photo galleries and National Mall Fireworks Map, see weather predictions, and find Fourth of July Souvenirs.
Fourth of July Souvenirs
Celebrate our Nation's Independence Day with one of our fun, patriotic souvenirs. These items make great patriotic gifts for people of all ages.
Christmas in July Sale
Staff members picked out their favorite ornaments for our annual Christmas in July sale and you can see them here.