Fourth of July 2020 Independence Day in the U.S., also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation.

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Jul 02, 2020, 09:34 ET Celebrating July 4th - An Immigrant's Perspective

The Ellis Island Honors Society (EIHS), the 35-year old non-profit and sponsor of the Ellis Island Medals of Honor, has released an op-ed by chairman ...


Jul 02, 2020, 07:00 ET Common Fireworks Release Toxic Metals Into the Air

Some of America's favorite Independence Day fireworks emit lead, copper, and other toxins, a new study suggests. These metals, which are used to give ...


Jul 01, 2020, 11:04 ET Union Market District Reels in 4th of July Weekend with Drive-In Movie Series

The 8th Annual Drive-In at Union Market returns as a DC summer "must-do" in time for 4th of July weekend festivities. The series of three movies...


Jul 01, 2020, 10:01 ET July 4 celebrations result in more lost pets than any other day of the year

As Americans prepare to celebrate the birth of our nation, Nationwide is reminding pet owners of the impacts those festivities can have on their pets....


Jul 01, 2020, 10:00 ET Celebrate July 4th by Giving Americans in Need a Head Start

This Fourth of July, Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF) asks everyone to join the foundation in helping fellow Americans in need get essential vision...


Jul 01, 2020, 09:59 ET COVID-19: Dating Surge After Three Months Of Social Distancing

Dating App Luxy sees their members getting ready to date on the Fourth of July weekend besides social distancing rules still in effect. 1. Singles...


Jul 01, 2020, 08:02 ET USO Kicks Off 10th Annual T-Shirt Campaign, Virtual Fourth of July Concert Special

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and the USO is going to celebrate in a big way as it kicks off the 10th anniversary of its T-shirt...


Jul 01, 2020, 08:00 ET Best CBD 4th of July Deals 2020 - Official List by CBD Oil Users

CBDOilUsers.com, a leading CBD education website, has published its 2020 list of the best CBD 4th of July sales, available at...


Jul 01, 2020, 06:07 ET The Tradition Continues With PBS' A Capitol Fourth Featuring Live Fireworks From Washington, DC

(Washington D.C.) - Join us for the 40th anniversary presentation of A CAPITOL FOURTH, the national July 4th TV tradition on PBS, Saturday, July 4,...


Jul 01, 2020, 00:01 ET U.S. News Announces the Best 4th of July Car Deals

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled 2020's Best 4th of July Car Deals. The list includes...


Jun 30, 2020, 10:48 ET Georgia Power shares water and boating safety tips for Independence Day holiday weekend

As the largest non-governmental provider of recreation facilities in the state, Georgia Power is reminding customers and vacationers if they are...


Jun 30, 2020, 09:00 ET Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Offer Shoppers Greater Selection and Savings This Independence Day Weekend, According to Edmunds

Consumers thinking about purchasing a new vehicle this Fourth of July holiday weekend should consider looking at the used vehicle market, according...


Jun 30, 2020, 08:05 ET Fourth of July 2020: Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Alabama and South Carolina Top States for Firework use

A new ValuePenguin.com study has found that the United States spent about $319,270,828 on fireworks in total, with Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio,...


Jun 30, 2020, 07:00 ET This July is Bound to Be a Wiener

Whether one enjoys a frankfurter, frank, wiener, weenie, coney, red hot or hot dog, July is bound to be a delicious month. This month marks National...


Jun 29, 2020, 09:34 ET American Pyrotechnics Safety & Education Foundation Urges Families to Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July

Fireworks are as American as baseball, hotdogs, and apple pie. Since the founding of our nation, families have taken to their backyards and...


Jun 29, 2020, 06:07 ET PBS' National July 4th TV Tradition, A CAPITOL FOURTH, Returns For A Special 40th Anniversary Presentation Hosted By John Stamos And Vanessa Williams

The 40th anniversary presentation of A CAPITOL FOURTH, the national July 4th TV tradition on PBS, returns this year co-hosted by two-time Emmy...


Jun 25, 2020, 08:20 ET Fourth of July Celebrations May Look a Little Different this Year, but CPSC Reminds Consumers: Safety Still Rules

https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/Fourth-of-July-Celebrations-May-Look-a-Little-Different-this-Year-but-CPSC-Reminds-Consumers-Safety-S...


Jun 24, 2020, 15:05 ET Wills Eye Hospital Doctors Urge July 4th Partiers To Avoid Using Fireworks As Nationwide Sales Soar And Injury Concerns Rise

Ophthalmologists from Wills Eye Hospital are urging revelers to celebrate the annual 4th of July holiday without using consumer fireworks to avoid...


Jun 24, 2020, 14:34 ET 36.8 Million Americans To Hit the Road for Fourth of July

Using data from its widely-adopted Daily Travel Index, travel data company Arrivalist is predicting that Americans will take 36.8 million road trips...


Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 ET At-Home Firework Safety Tips

As community parades and hometown Independence Day celebrations take new form this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Academy of...


Jun 22, 2020, 09:31 ET American Pyrotechnics Association Urges Fireworks Safety This Independence Day

Fireworks are among the most widely anticipated traditions of celebrating our nation's independence. As the Fourth of July rapidly approaches, there...


Jun 22, 2020, 08:38 ET The Swamp Ghost: Documentary of Philadelphia Builder Fred Hagen and his Epic Quest to Honor and Preserve the Memory of Those Who Fought the Pacific Air War in WWII Airing on the History Channel July 4th and 5th

An epic documentary "The Swamp Ghost" chronicling a series of privately financed military-scale expeditions to Papua New Guinea to recover the mortal ...


Jun 22, 2020, 06:17 ET PBS' National July 4th TV Tradition, A CAPITOL FOURTH, Returns for a Special 40th Anniversary Presentation Hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams

Capital Concerts announced today the 40th anniversary presentation of A CAPITOL FOURTH, the national July 4th TV tradition on PBS. This year's show...


Jun 19, 2020, 09:32 ET Media Advisory: Fourth of July Celebrations May Look A Little Different This Year; But CPSC Reminds Consumers: Safety Still Rules

Due to public health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will not hold its annual fireworks...


Jun 16, 2020, 13:15 ET Handlery Hotel San Diego Wants to Help "Celebrate Your Independence" For $99/Night As Property Reopens to Guests On Wednesday, July 1

As California continues efforts to return to a sense of "normalcy" following this year's global pandemic, the travel industry is welcoming visitors...