Independence Day, commonly referred to as Fourth of July is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. We celebrate July 4th in Washington District of Columbia with fireworks, parades, backyard BBQ, fairs, baseball games, shopping for great deals, or enjoying a nice evening out with friends and family. However we choose to celebrate 4th of July 2017 in Washington DC, we do so by honoring the the founders of our great nation. Some things to do on 4th of July weekend in Washington District of Columbia 2017 include camping, fishing and golfing. Want to do something at night in Washington for July 4th 2017? Check out the Washington Nightlife Guide or the Washington Restaurants Guide.
Things to Do for 4th of July Independence Day in Washington 2017
Red White & Brew Festival | July 1 & 2, 2017
at The Yards Park
About Red, White & Brew Beer & Wine Festival On Saturday, July 1st & 2nd, Red, White & Brew Wine and Beer Festival returns! Show your patriotic colors while you kick back with friends, food, tunes and a sweet selection of reds, whites and brews.
Pre July 4th Old School Jam with Rare Essence, EU & Trouble Funk
at The Howard Theatre
21+ Rare Essence, Washington's premier Go-Go band going on four decades has built a devoted fan base that spans multiple generations.
Flashy Monday for 4th of July
at Flashy Sundays
Come out for our special Flashy Monday for the 4th of July with extended bar till 4 AM! Cover is $15. Doors open at 10 pm, so come early to avoid the line!
Fourth of July Fireworks & Rooftop Pool Party
at The Embassy Row Hotel Washington DC - A Destination Hotel
Think about it – it’s Independence Day and we’re in the nation’s capital (also known as America’s Coolest City). Add panoramic rooftop fireworks, and you’ve got the perfect makings for a patriotic weekend.
360° Fireworks at Top of the Gate
at Top of the Gate
The energetic and sophisticated rooftop bar and lounge at The Watergate Hotel boasts commanding 360-degree views of the Kennedy Center, the Potomac River, the Key and Arlington bridges, the Washington Monument and the rest of the DC skyline.