WASHINGTON DC will be throwing a spectacular firework show to celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July.
The fireworks will be displayed at the National Mall but can be seen from Northern Virginia.
What time is the National Mall's Fourth of July fireworks show?
The National Mall’s Fourth of July fireworks show will take place at 9.09 pm ET, weather-permitting.
The show is expected to last 17 minutes.
The National Park Service will host the event and advise all guests to arrive as early as possible to guarantee a view of the show.
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NBC Washington notes that the public access points include:
- Constitution Avenue NW between 23rd Street NW and Henry Bacon Drive NW
- The west side of the Arlington Memorial Bridge
- Maine Avenue SW and Raoul Wallenberg Place SW (15th Street SW)
- East Basin Drive SW at Inlet Bridge SW
Will there be an online streaming of fireworks?
PBS network will broadcast their 4th of July special titled A Capitol Fourth.
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Those interested in tuning in are advised to check their local listings for the channel.
The National Mall will also have a livestream of the fireworks display at the show’s start time.
More information about PBS' broadcast can be found here.
What is Independence Day?
Independence Day is the National Day of the United States of America.
The Declaration of Independence, which was signed in 1776, marked the official anniversary of US independence from Britain.
It is a federal holiday in all 50 states and other US territories on July 4th.
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Public schools, banks, and libraries are closed, as well as most federal and state offices.
Additionally, there are no mail deliveries on Independence Day.
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