10 Things to Do on 4th of July
Americans celebrate 4th of July, their Independence Day, with a lot of vigor and enthusiasm. There will be celebrations, parties and fireworks galore all across the country on this national holiday. If you are wondering what you could do on this day, to ensure your family has fun and excitement, here are some things to consider.
1. Get down to Big Bear Lake
This is one of the best places in Southern California to get down to. There will be exciting fireworks over the lake, which not only get the kids excited but also the adults. The 7-mile long lake looks picturesque with the pyrotechnics that can last for as long as 30 minutes.
2. Attend concerts
There will be special concerts lined up for this holiday and if you love music, this is the place to be to enjoy an electric atmosphere with friends and family.
3. Participate in the New York Historical Society Independence Day Celebration
This is an excellent way of celebrating the Independence Day. People of all age groups and kids in particular, will love the American craft making and storytelling events. There is a dress code to get waiver on uniforms too.
4. Organize a party yourself
A lot of Americans use the holiday as a great way to reach out to friends and family members. They bake a cake or make cupcakes and enjoy it with some wine. Festive sprinkles and creative decorations are common practices too, especially to get the kids involved.
5. Read out the Declaration of Independence
This is one of the most popular ways of celebrating the day. In fact, most big cities have a tradition, where the Declaration of Independence is read out in public. This tradition is particularly popular in Boston. This is a great opportunity for parents to get kids to understand the declaration and the values that are so integral to American culture. It will also give you a chance to give them a history lesson that they would thoroughly love to listen to.