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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Add to Calendar 07/04/2019 08:00:00 12/31/1969 17:00:00 America/Rio_Branco An American Celebration

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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Celebrate Independence Day with daytime fireworks, military re-enactments, and a wreathlaying ceremony. Enjoy free birthday cake (while supplies last) and visit with General and Mrs. Washington. Listen to a performance by the National Concert Band during its "Red, White and Blue" concert and observe a moving ceremony to honor new citizens. Spend a truly inspiring day at a truly inspiring place.

An American Celebration takes place rain or shine.

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Watch highlights from last year's celebration.

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