5 Things to Do During Independence Day

1.  Attend the National Parade

The national parade is free and fun for all ages. It starts at 11:45am at the National Mall. Families can expect to see marching bands, floats, giant balloons, and military units.

2. See a Concert

Not only will there be a music celebration, but Steve Aoki will be performing on Sunday evening at Echo stage in Washington D.C. You can buy tickets here.

3. Head to a Resort with Your Family

Enjoy BBQ favorites at the Salamander Resort & Spa. There will be face painting, food, live music and a Pirate-themed escape room. There is a firework show at the end of the day, so it’s sure to be a great time. Click here to purchase your stay.

4. Go On a Cruise

Taking a cruise on the Potomac to see tons of firework shows? Sounds like fun! Kids will love this boat ride and the fireworks. Go here for more information.

5. Get a History Lesson

Interested in learning more about the history behind America’s birthday? This is for you! Take this walking tour of Jefferson’s wild life and Times. This will cover the history during the American Revolution and all the people that left a significant mark on the capital we know today. Click here to attend.