“General and Mrs. Washington” greet visitors.
Re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment assemble for inspection by “General Washington.” The Declaration of Independence is read.
10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m:
Annual Independence Day wreathlaying at the tomb of George Washington.
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m:
A special naturalization ceremony for America's 100 newest citizens near the Mansion.
12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.:
Patriotic music performance by the National Concert Band of America on the Bowling Green.
1 p.m. – 1:15 p.m:
Unique daytime fireworks display over the Potomac River.
"Happy Birthday, America!" cake. Birthday cake on the Bowling Green (while supplies last).
Revolutionary War military music.
Revolutionary War military drills.
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