When is Independence Day 2018?
Independence Day in 2018
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
When is Independence Day 2019?
Independence Day in 2019
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Why we celebrate Independence Day?
In 1775 New Englanders fought with the British for their independence. It is known, on July 2 in 1776 Congress secretly voted for independence from Great Britain. Two days later, the Declaration of Independence was approved, which was later published.
In 1870, Independence Day was considered an unpaid holiday for all federal employees, and since 1941 it is considered a paid holiday. Independence Day is celebrated every year on 4 July. This holiday is also called “the fourth of July”.
On that day, in 1776, was published a declaration of independence from Great Britain. The holiday is celebrated with patriotic shows and family events organized in all states. The main symbol of the US Independence Day is the Statue of Liberty.
What Do People Do?
Independence Day is considered a family holiday. On this day it is customary to go on picnics, to make a barbecue. The main thrust of the celebration is political freedom.
How to Celebrate?
On Independence Day, Аmericans hang out their country’s flag from the windows of their homes. Some communities organize fireworks.
Independence Day Observances
List of dates for other years
|Wed||Jul 4||2018||Independence Day||Federal Holiday|
|Thu||Jul 4||2019||Independence Day||Federal Holiday|
|Fri||Jul 3||2020||Independence Day observed||Federal Holiday|
|Sat||Jul 4||2020||Independence Day||Federal Holiday|
|Sun||Jul 4||2021||Independence Day||Federal Holiday|
|Mon||Jul 5||2021||Independence Day observed||Federal Holiday|
|Mon||Jul 4||2022||Independence Day||Federal Holiday|
|Tue||Jul 4||2023||Independence Day||Federal Holiday|
Independence Day Video
Independence Day Cards
List of Common Holidays in 2018
|New Year’s Day||January 1||Tuesday||US Holidays /National|
|Martin Luther King Day||January 21||Monday||US Holidays /National|
|Belly Laugh Day||January 24||Thursday||US Holidays|
|Groundhog Day||February 2||Saturday||US Holidays|
|Lincoln’s Birthday||February 12||Tuesday||US Holidays /National|
|Valentine’s Day||February 14||Thursday||US Holidays|
|Presidents Day and Washington’s Birthday||February 18||Monday||US Holidays /National|
|Mardi Gras Carnival||March 5||Tuesday||US Holidays|
|Daylight Saving||March 10||Sunday||US Holidays|
|St. Patrick’s Day||March 17||Sunday||US Holidays|
|April Fool’s Day||April 1||Monday||US Holidays|
|Good Friday||April 19||Friday||US Holidays|
|Easter||April 21||Sunday||US Holidays|
|Easter Monday||April 22||Monday||US Holidays|
|Earth Day||April 22||Monday||US Holidays|
|Cinco de Mayo||May 5||Sunday||US Holidays|
|Mother’s Day||May 12||Sunday||US Holidays /National|
|Armed Forces Day||May 18||Saturday||US Holidays|
|Memorial Day||May 27||Monday||US Holidays /National|
|Pentecost||June 9||Sunday||US Holidays|
|Pentecost Monday||June 10||Monday||US Holidays|
|Flag Day||June 14||Friday||US Holidays /National|
|Father’s Day||June 16||Sunday||US Holidays /National|
|Independence Day||July 4||Thursday||US Holidays /National|
|Parents’ Day||July 28||Sunday||US Holidays|
|Labor Day||September 2||Monday||US Holidays /National|
|Grandparents’ Day||September 8||Sunday||US Holidays|
|Patriot Day or September 11th||September 11||Wednesday||US Holidays|
|Stepfamily Day||September 16||Monday||US Holidays|
|Citizenship Day||September 17||Tuesday||US Holidays|
|Native American Day||September 27||Friday||US Holidays|
|Columbus Day||October 14||Monday||US Holidays /National|
|Boss’s Day||October 16||Wednesday||US Holidays|
|Sweetest Day||October 19||Saturday||US Holidays|
|Halloween||October 31||Thursday||US Holidays|
|Daylight Saving||November 3||Sunday||US Holidays|
|Veterans’ Day||November 11||Monday||US Holidays /National|
|Thanksgiving||November 28||Thursday||US Holidays /National|
|Black Friday||November 29||Friday||US Holidays|
|Cyber Monday||December 2||Monday||US Holidays|
|Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day||December 7||Saturday||US Holidays|
|Christmas Day||December 25||Wednesday||US Holidays /National|
|New Year’s Eve||December 31||Tuesday||US Holidays|