2019 Fourth of July Celebration

July 02, 2019

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, the 2019 Fourth of July Celebration will take place in the District of Columbia.

Timeline of Events:

National Independence Day Parade  from 11:45 am to 2:00 pm  Parade will be held on Constitution Avenue NW between 7th to 17th Street  

Salute to America at Lincoln Memorial from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  This will include a speech by President Trump and military planes fly over

A Capital Fourth Concert at the U.S. Capital (west lawn at the Capitol Building) from 8:00 pm to approximately 9:30 pm

Fireworks Display will be launched from the West Potomac Park behind the Lincoln Memorial and will begin at approximately 9:05 pm and continue until approximately 9:45 pm

Timeline of July 4th events


In conjunction with this event, there will be extensive street closures, increased pedestrian traffic, and planned demonstrations around town. For a full list of road closures please visit https://mpdc.dc.gov/release/updated-traffic-advisory-2019-fourth-july-celebration

There will also be parking restrictions along many streets; look for the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed. Please visit https://www.wmata.com/ for alternative public transportation options into and out of the city, as well as any metro closures.

Map of Street Closures including National Mall area for DC 2019 July Fourth Celebration