The History of Independence DayWhy do we celebrate the Independence Day? What kinds of Independence Day History?
July 4th commemorates the date on July 4, 1776 when the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing that the 13 American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, were now independent states. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event.
Independence Day Celebration
Independence Day honors the birthday of the United States of America and the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It’s a day of picnics and patriotic parades, a night of concerts and fireworks, and a reason to fly the American flag.
ParadesIndependence Day Parade 2011, the route has expanded, winding through the nation’s most historic mile, featuring 3,500 patriotic and multicultural marchers, musicians, dancers and floats. All five U.S. military branches will be represented.
PicnicIs there a better way to spend a sunny summer day then having a spontaneous picnic? Whether it’s in a park, at the beach or in your backyard – Independence Day picnics are so much fun!
They are loud, beautiful, stunning, amazing, exciting and so much more! Fireworks are a part of many celebrations every year but it’s important to remember — fireworks should only be handled by professionals.
ConcertsIndependence Day concert will invite famous singers to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner”, “God Bless America”, “America the Beautiful”, “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee”, “This Land Is Your Land”, “Stars and Stripes Forever”, and, regionally, “Yankee Doodle” in northeastern states and “Dixie” in southern states.
BarbecuesFourth of July barbeques are one of the highlights of the celebration of Independence Day, and it is all about–naturally–the food.
Fly the American FlagMany Americans display the U.S. flag, especially during the Independence Day. There are many guidelines for displaying the American flag properly, with respect to the flag itself.
Independence Day Gifts Show Patriotism and Blessing for America
American Flag-Themed GiftsCrystal Plaque
Customize a crystal plaque features a touching design with praying hands subtly placed in front of the American flag. This design is both a solute and a prayer. Then ask diyawards.com to engrave your favorite Independence Day quotes or patriotic poems, this will be unique American flag-themed gift for you or your friends.
Wooden American Flag
You can celebrate American patriotic days with art projects that are decorated with symbols of the USA, such as the wooden American flag.