July 4th, 2019 Independence Day Celebrations in Metro DC

July 4th, 2019 will be on a Thursday. Check back Spring 2019 for a complete schedule of July 4th concerts, fireworks, festivals, parades and more happening throughout Metro DC.

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A Second of July Celebration of the American-French Alliance

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Tue. Jul 2
Celebrate the Second of July, the day the Continental Congress voted for American independence, with music of the founding era.

National Independence Day Parade

Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets
Thu. Jul 4
The Parade consists of invited bands, fife and drum corps, floats, military and specialty units, giant balloons, equestrian, drill teams, VIP’s, national dignitaries, and celebrity participants.

A Capital Fourth Fireworks

West Lawn US Capitol
Thu. Jul 4
A Capitol Fourth puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. Fireworks begin after the Capitol Fourth concert.

Lubber Run Amphitheater Free Outdoor Summer Concerts June 14-August 11, 2019

The 50th Anniversary Summer Concert Season at Lubber Run Amphitheater begins with two-time GRAMMY-Nominee RAUL MIDÓN.

Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallery of Art: May 18 - August 24

National Gallery of Art's Jazz in the Garden concert series will kick off.


Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2

Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice

National Gallery of Art
Thru Jul. 9

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

National Gallery of Art
Thru Jul. 21

Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings

National Gallery of Art
Thru Sep. 15

50 Years of Stonewall: LGBTQ+ Activism in the U.S.

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 11

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 4 – Jul. 7


Signature Theatre
Jun. 11 – Jul. 7


Keegan Theatre
Jun. 15 – Jul. 6

Twisted Melodies

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jun. 19 – Jul. 21

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 21 – Jul. 21

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre MTC
Jun. 21 – Aug. 18

L'homme Cirque

Jun. 27 – Jul. 7


The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 28 – Aug. 4

One Life: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jun. 28, 2019 – May. 17, 2020

U.S. Army Blues at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jul 5

Summerbration: Oasis Island Sounds

Reston Station
Fri. Jul 5

Josh Groban

Wolf Trap
Sun. Jul 7

Montpelier Instructors Showcase: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Jul 7
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