American Independence Day
Fourth of July in America is the day the United States celebrates its declaration of independence. From grand fireworks that light up the sky to special themed parties and outings, United States is colored in red and blue on the occasion of the Independence Day of the US, the day that holds a lot of historic significance in the heart of every US patriot.
Independence Day is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776 after signing a document called the “Declaration of Independence,” declared to King George III of England. So it is a federal holiday all over the states of America and the best time for celebrations and family reunions.
That day’s celebrations are usually associated with fireworks, parades, barbeques, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies which are celebrated nationwide. It is also a federal holiday in the country, as it marks the end of the American Revolution “Revolutionary War” and the Continental Congress was first adopted in the country after overthrowing the British rule. As a huge national holiday, people enjoy festivals including concerts, bonfires. Families and friends also gather together, enjoy outdoor barbecues, parties, go for picnics, and watch fireworks displays and parades throughout the country.
The completion of one year of independence for the United States was celebrated by firing thirteen gunshots at sunrise as well as sunset, both in salute and this tradition was followed by speeches, prayers, parades and music at various places all across the United States of America.
Independence Day being a national holiday, there are various customs that are followed for this day. Families make it a point to celebrate this day by hoisting the national flag or attending a picnic or barbeque. Many patriots are seen colored in a theme inspired by the United States flag colors, and people get together to watch some spectacular fireworks in the evening.
Some Americans celebrate Independence Day at home by making different and delicious drinks and desserts sit in front of the T.V. and watch some patriotic movies, while other people prefer travelling somewhere to visit their families to celebrate and enjoy the celebrations of this day all together.
Independence Day celebrations in the United States are always a fun affair as people come together and celebrate the liberty and freedom that is enjoyed in the country.