Salute the first commander in chief during Mount Vernon's 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.

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Salute the first commander in chief during Mount Vernon's 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.

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Observe an inspirational naturalization ceremony for new citizens with a special keynote address, daytime fireworks, military re-enactments, and a wreathlaying ceremony. Enjoy free birthday cake (while supplies last), a visit from General and Mrs. Washington, and 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.

Time Event Location
9:30-10AM General Washington inspects the troops Bowling Green
10-10:45AM 57th-Annual Independence Day wreathlaying The Tomb
11AM-12PM Naturalization Ceremony East Lawn
12-12:45PM National Concert Band Performance Bowling Green
1-1:15PM Daytime Fireworks display over the Potomac River East Lawn
1:15-2PM Free birthday cake (while supplies last) Bowling Green
1:30-2PM Revolutionary War military music Bowling Green
2:30-3PM Revolutionary War military drill Bowling Green

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