Palisades 4th of July Parade Lights Up MacArthur Blvd.

July 5, 2022

Photos by Patrick G. Ryan The 56th annual Fourth of July parade in Washington, D.C.’s Palisades neighborhood made a strong and sunny comeback this year. The happily, loosey-goosey, fun-loving mixture […]

Stars, Snacks & Stripes

July 2, 2022

Join us to celebrate the Fourth of July with this outdoor event. Bring your own picnic and collect an Independence Day-inspired mini-lesson and craft bundle to complete on your own. […]

4th of July Happenings in DC


The Watergate Hotel – Washington, DC – This year the Fourth of July celebrations are back at the iconic Watergate Hotel, who today, is celebrating their 50th anniversary of the Watergate Scandal. […]

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 […]

Celebrate July 4 with City Cruises

July 4, 2021

Join us on the water for brunch, lunch, or dinner to commemorate 4th of July. Our Independence Day cruises feature creative plated dining, award-winning wines, curated background music, dancing and […]

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 […]

Half-Virtual Arts Round Up, July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

Fourth of July weekend is here, and a few more cultural organizations — but far from all — are putting a toe in the water reopening-wise.

Cook on a Whim: Fourth of July Recipe Round Up


Here are a half-dozen perfectly patriotic summertime treats to help you and your family members and friends celebrate all weekend long.

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).

Profs & Pints: America’s Birth Certificate

July 1, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “America’s Birth Certificate,” an in-depth look at the Declaration of Independence and its impact, with Richard Bell, associate professor of history at the University of Maryland. […]