Symbols and Holidays
When Do We Celebrate Independence Day

When do we celebrate Independence Day?

Independence Day in the United States is celebrated on July 4th each year. This date commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which declared the United States' independence from Great Britain. Independence Day is a national holiday in the United States and is marked by various festivities, including parades, fireworks displays, picnics, barbecues, and gatherings with family and friends. It is a day of celebration and reflection on the nation's history, principles of freedom, and the courage and sacrifice of those who fought for independence.