Independence Day: Americans to Celebrate Declaration of Independence on July 4th

By on Jul 2, 2011 in Events, Holidays, United States Comments

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According to US sites, July 1, 2011, the fourth of July is the Independence Day for Americans, and a national and federal holiday in the United States (US). This is to commemorate the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776.

Big, spectacular fireworks will take place in Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, and San Francisco. July 4th is also celebrated with parades, carnivals, parades, concerts, games and family reunions.

All over the country, various states have their own way to celebrate American Independence Day. In California, Antioch will start Independence Day with a parade, then a 5-kilometer run, children’s fair and picnic follows. In the evening, fireworks will be lit to mark the end of the day.

In the City of San Marcos, a community fair will be held with various fun events like the RB Idol competition, Quilt Show, patriotic dog contest plus entertainment and fireworks in the evening.

Each city in America will have its schedule of activities for the Fourth of July, to celebrate Independence Day. All these celebrations are usually highlighted with fireworks display in the evenings.



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