Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
July 4th is not complete without a spectacular fire show, and you are sure to find one in and around the Sacramento area.
Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.
Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!
Hot summer days in Sacramento lead many to the cooling waters of nearby lakes, rivers and reservoirs. A short trip can result in a wonderfully refreshing day in the waters and on the beach.
Whether planning a beach vacation this summer or staying closer to home at the neighborhood pool, be mindful of water safety and how to keep the kids safe.
Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.
The pursuit of happiness will be a short quest Sacramentans this Independence Day. Sing and dance, wine and dine, and run and play under the stars as the rocket’s reds, whites and blues blast from above during this year’s fireworks displays. For the best views and amenities, check out Sacramento’s top places to bask in 4th of July fun this holiday.
4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.
Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?
Fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the July 4th holiday. See some of our nation’s finest displays.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
A summer vacation just doesn’t feel complete without a trip to an amusement park. And for most of us, the highlight of every theme park visit is a rocking, shocking, heart-racing roller coaster! Lucky for […]
This Fourth of July, wear your patriotic spirit on your sleeve…or face, or feet, or anywhere! Here are some cool, weird, and funny July Fourth inspired fashion ideas using America’s national colors of red, white […]
Patriotic flags, cuisines and tunes abound on July 4th. The Star Spangled Banner, the most patriotic of American songs, is played on radios, sung by musicians and hummed at barbeques. Famous renditions by singers vary […]