In D.C., a More Traditional Independence Day (photos)

July 5, 2022

Countless thousands again descended on Washington, D.C., on July 4 under clear skies to celebrate the 246th anniversary of our nation’s independence. And it felt more like the typical Fourth […]

Town of Vienna Independence Day Celebration Concert

July 1, 2022

Celebrate America’s Independence Day weekend with your United States Navy Band! In addition to patriotic classics, this performance will feature music by John Williams, Dolly Parton, and Alan Menken. Enjoy […]

July Fourth Dessert: Juicy Cherry Pie

June 30, 2022

From Karen Berner at “Taste of Home” For this Fourth of July weekend, what could be more American than a cherry pie decorated with a celebratory fireworks motif to serve […]

Fourth of July Fireworks Return to National Mall (photos)

July 5, 2021

By any measurement, this was not a typical Fourth of July in Washington D.C. Missing for the second straight year was the Independence Day Parade down Constitution Ave. led by […]

Fourth of July Weekend Round Up: July 1 – July 5

July 1, 2021

Happy Fourth of July! There’s an explosion of events this weekend, from fireworks to the Budweiser Clydesdales coming to town and lots more. Don’t forget, Metro will run from 8 […]

Still Looking to the Sky on the Fourth of July (photos)

July 6, 2020

Email your favorite shot of July 4, 2020, to The Georgetowner at editorial@georgetowner.com and we will add it to this photo gallery.

A Memorable Fourth in Our Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 6, 2019

Public festivities got underway at the National Archives with a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence by our Founding Fathers (and Mothers).

Independence Day in the Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 5, 2018

After the 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps performed, Abigail and John Adams, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington read the Declaration of Independence aloud.