Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Celebrating July 4th in D.C.


Washington, D.C. is the perfect location to spend a memorable Fourth of July this 2010. The city comes alive with its historic architecture and rich patriotic history on this special holiday. The day will be action packed with events ranging from parades to a brilliant fireworks display. The day begins with The Independence Day Parade at 11:45a.m. which runs along Constitution Ave. from 7th-17th St. The parade will feature floats, marching bands, musical performances and more. Then continue on to The National Archives Museum which is offering a special family program centered around the Declaration of Independence from 10a.m. to 9p.m. The White House Visitor Center is also offering a variety of crafts, games and activities to celebrate the nation’s birthday form 9a.m.-3p.m. A number of concerts will also be taking place on the 4th of July including one on the Washington Monument Grounds which will begin at 6p.m. The Capitol Fourth Concert will be taking place on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building from 8-9:30p.m. and showcases the amazing musical talent of the National Symphony Orchestra and several renowned pop artists which will be followed by a breath-taking fireworks display over the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting pool around 9p.m.

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