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Salute the first commander in chief during our annual Independence Day event! Watch dazzling made-for-daytime fireworks shoot off over the Potomac River and listen to the roar of cannon fire while viewing special military re-enactments throughout the day.
Salute the first commander in chief during our annual Independence Day event! Watch dazzling made-for-daytime fireworks shoot off over the Potomac River and listen to the roar of cannon fire while viewing special military re-enactments throughout the day.George Washington's Mount Vernon George Washington's Mount Vernon email@example.com MM/DD/YYYY 15
An American Celebration includes an inspirational naturalization ceremony for new citizens with a special keynote address, daytime fireworks, military re-enactments, a wreathlaying ceremony, free birthday cake (while supplies last), and a visit from General and Mrs. Washington. Enjoy a performance by the National Concert Band during its "Red, White and Blue" concert. Spend a truly inspiring day at a truly inspiring place.
An American Celebration takes place rain or shine.
2018 An American Celebration: July 4
|9:30AM||General Washington's inspection of the troops||Bowling Green|
|10AM||56th annual Independence Day wreathlaying ceremony||The Tomb|
|11AM||Naturalization event: a ceremony to honor new citizens||East Lawn|
|12PM||"Red, White, and Blue" concert||Bowling Green|
|1PM||Daytime fireworks: a pyrotechnic salute to America||Mansion's River Side|
|1:15PM||"Happy birthday, America!" cake (while supplies last)||Bowling Green|
|1:30PM||Revolutionary War music||Bowling Green|
|2:30PM||Revolutionary War military drill||Bowling Green|
Schedule is subject to change.