For people in the United States, the 4th of July is about family, friends and time-honored traditions. Nothing says “Independence Day” quite like the night sky set ablaze with fireworks. Hopefully, you have enjoyed the Independence Day fireworks shows in your area on Fourth of July. If not — or if you just can’t have enough — we’ve found 20 gorgeous fireworks photos from past 4th of July celebrations and made a video to feast your eyes upon.
Let us know your favorites in the comments below or tell us about the best fireworks displays you’ve seen. Enjoy!
Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, political speeches and ceremonies, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.
On this special day, Independence Day quotes are usually nice to receive for Fourth of July celebrations. If the patriotic quotes don’t get you in a patriotic spirit, nothing will.
Here we had collected some Independence Day Quotes for Fourth of July, and made a video and a PowerPoint slideshow:
Independence Day is right around the corner. The Fourth of July summer celebration means car shows, picnics, boating, fireworks, and remembering what Independence Day is all about. To make the July 4th party complete, why not take a break and relax with a favorite patriotic movie before the fireworks and evening festivities.
The movie titles listed below can be purchased on the Amazon Web site or may be available for download from Amazon’s Video on Demand service. Many can be rented from popular video stores. Check TV listings for movies offered for the holiday.
Top Patriotic Movies for Independence Day:
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
The Music Man (1962)
The Great Escape (1963)
Johnny Tremain (1975)
The Patriot (2000)
Independence Day (1996)
National Treasure (2004)
National Treasure 2 (2007)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)