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 07/04/2020 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 America's independence at Mount Vernon with a day of patriotic events!

Listen to a performance by the National Concert Band during its "Red, White and Blue" concert at 12:00 pm on the East Lawn, and at 12:30 pm, join us for a special wreath-laying ceremony at Washington's Tomb

At 1:00 pm, watch daytime fireworks from the East Lawn, followed by free birthday cake (while supplies last) and military re-enactments on the Bowling Green. Throughout the day, visit with General and Mrs. Washington.

An American Celebration takes place rain or shine.

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Thursday, July 4, 2019
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Watch highlights from last year's celebration.

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Mount Vernon offers shuttle service between our overflow parking locations

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