The Washington DC Fourth of July
This guide is full of information on how to spend the holiday in our Nation's Capitol. From watching the fireworks on the Mall with our fireworks map to a list of all the happy hours, concerts, fairs, parties, and other great events in the Washington DC over the Fourth of July holiday. Search our Washington DC Fourth of July Guide
and learn the history of the holiday, read patriotic poetry, view previous year photo galleries and National Mall Fireworks Map, see weather predictions, and find Fourth of July Souvenirs
The Washington DC Smithsonian Folklife Festival is a FREE two-week event in our Nation's Capital that celebrates the many diverse, authentic, and living traditions that exist in our World today. This year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival runs from June 26th to July 7th and highlights the themes; 1) Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival
; 2) One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage; and 3) The Will to Adorn: African American Diversity, Style, and Identity. See all the concerts, demonstrations, and other performances the Festival is offering this year along with our 2013 Festival Map in our Washington DC Smithsonian Folklife Festival Guide.