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All you need to know about Fourth of July traditions

Updated On Jul 03, 2023 12:18 PM IST
  • Fourth of July is celebrated with various traditions and activities. Here's what you need to know about some Fourth of July traditions.
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Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day or July 4th, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the country's declaration of independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. This year, Independence Day falls on Tuesday. Here are some ways people in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 12:18 PM IST

Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day or July 4th, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the country's declaration of independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. This year, Independence Day falls on Tuesday. Here are some ways people in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July. (Unsplash)

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Parades: Many towns and cities across the country host parades on the 4th of July. These parades typically feature marching bands, floats, patriotic displays, and participants dressed in red, white, and blue. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parades: Many towns and cities across the country host parades on the 4th of July. These parades typically feature marching bands, floats, patriotic displays, and participants dressed in red, white, and blue. (Unsplash)

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Patriotic Decorations: Many individuals decorate their homes and yards with patriotic-themed decorations such as banners, balloons, streamers, and wreaths. The colours red, white, and blue are prominently featured. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Patriotic Decorations: Many individuals decorate their homes and yards with patriotic-themed decorations such as banners, balloons, streamers, and wreaths. The colours red, white, and blue are prominently featured. (Unsplash)

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Flag Displays: Americans display the national flag, also known as the "Stars and Stripes," during Independence Day. Flags are seen on houses, buildings, and public spaces. Some people also wear clothing featuring the flag's design. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flag Displays: Americans display the national flag, also known as the "Stars and Stripes," during Independence Day. Flags are seen on houses, buildings, and public spaces. Some people also wear clothing featuring the flag's design. (Unsplash)

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Outdoor Activities: Since the holiday falls during the summer season, people often engage in outdoor activities. These may include swimming, boating, hiking, playing sports, or attending outdoor concerts and festivals. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Outdoor Activities: Since the holiday falls during the summer season, people often engage in outdoor activities. These may include swimming, boating, hiking, playing sports, or attending outdoor concerts and festivals. (Unsplash)

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Fireworks: Fireworks displays are a prominent part of Independence Day celebrations. Communities organize fireworks shows, which are often accompanied by music and attended by large crowds. People also purchase their own fireworks and set them off in their backyards, adhering to local regulations and safety guidelines. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 12:18 PM IST

Fireworks: Fireworks displays are a prominent part of Independence Day celebrations. Communities organize fireworks shows, which are often accompanied by music and attended by large crowds. People also purchase their own fireworks and set them off in their backyards, adhering to local regulations and safety guidelines. (Unsplash)

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Barbecues and Picnics: 4th of July is a popular time for outdoor gatherings with family and friends. Barbecues and picnics are common, with people grilling burgers, hot dogs, and steaks, and enjoying classic American dishes like apple pie. It's a time for people to come together and enjoy good food and company. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 12:18 PM IST

Barbecues and Picnics: 4th of July is a popular time for outdoor gatherings with family and friends. Barbecues and picnics are common, with people grilling burgers, hot dogs, and steaks, and enjoying classic American dishes like apple pie. It's a time for people to come together and enjoy good food and company. (Unsplash)

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