Independence Day: Virtual tours to firework shows, here are 10 best Fourth of July events for you to join in
You can still have fun during the lockdown
This year many social events have been put to a halt in order to stop the spread of the life-threatening virus Covid-19. While many have had to give up celebrating birthdays and graduations, among other milestones, celebrating the Fourth of July may still be possible. Here are 10 events still happening on the fourth and here's all you need to know about them.
'We Are One Rally'
This rally is hosted by 'WOMEN Marching IN Solidarity' at 4 pm EST in pin Greensboro, North Carolina. The event's description reads, "We will march in solidarity for women’s rights! Our BODY! WE CAN SAY NO! MEET IN FRONT OF CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM!"
'Food Trucks and LIVE Music on the Farm!'
Food and Music is a huge part of celebrating July 4th! It is a public event hosted by Farewell Friend from 10 am to 8.30 pm EST at Summerfield Farms (3203 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Summerfield, North Carolina 27358). The event's description reads, "Join us this Saturday, July 4th at Summerfield Farms in Greensboro, NC for a picnic social distance style! El Azteca food truck will be serving from 1-4 pm Farewell Friend will be sharing music from 5-7:30 pm and The Well Truck will be serving from 1-8 pm."
Fourth of July Celebration
This is a public event hosted by Roosevelt Heights and Rody's Tavern and takes place from 3 pm to 6 pm at Rody's Tavern (5105 Michaux Rd, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410)
If you live in Delaware, there are two events that you shouldn't miss out on:
'Treasure Beach in Selbyville'
The RV park will have fireworks shows as reported by Delaware Online. The campground will be following healthcare guidelines according to to the event description.
'Fat Daddy's BBQ near Georgetown'
This is a restaurant located on the Seashore Highway, which will host a night filled with live music and a fireworks show. The event will start at 7 pm with music from Mike Hines, followed by fireworks at 9.15 pm from Bridgeville's Brothers Pyro.
If you live in Philadelphia, here are three events you can check out:
'Welcome America Festival'
This virtual party will bring "musical performances, educational activities, cooking demonstrations, and at-home crafts" right to you through welcomeamerica.com.
July 4 virtual tour of Independence Hall
You can get into the spirit of history with this tour that speaks of how the nation was found. The guided tour begins at 10 am and will include the Independence Hall’s Assembly Room and the Declaration House.
Music with singer Jason Derulo and actress Cynthia Erivo
Derulo and Ervio will lead a concert along with the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia that will be broadcast on NBC 10 beginning at 8 pm. Delaware Online reports that although the performances will be live, there will be no "in-person" audience.
If you live in New Jersey, here are two events you can check out:
Witness two World War II planes flying with ringing bells at 7.45 pm in Cape May.
'Star Spangled Sand Sculpture Contest'
From 10 am to 2 pm, the contest will be located Convention Hall and its theme will be 'A Patriotic Day at the Beach.'
If you live in Chicago, here are two locations that firework shows are said to be taking place. According to wbez, fireworks will be lit at 9.15 pm on July 3 at the SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview and on July 4, there will be fireworks outside Memorial Stadium in Joliet at dusk.