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How to Celebrate July 12
July 12th is a special day to celebrate the end of summer and the arrival of summertime. There are many ways to celebrate July 12th, including going out with friends, spending time outdoors, going on a picnic, or just relaxing at home.
What to Expect on July 12
On July 12, the United States will celebrate Independence Day. Many Americans will gather together with friends and family to enjoy picnics and barbecues, watch fireworks displays, and participate in other patriotic ceremonies. Depending on where you are located, the celebration may be relatively peaceful or full of excitement. Regardless of the situation, there are a few things to expect on July 12.
First and foremost, it is important to remember that Independence Day is a national holiday in the United States. This means that many businesses are closed and government services are generally unavailable. Emergency services will still be available but expect traffic congestion and long lines at public facilities.
In addition to celebrating independence from Great Britain, many Americans also celebrate diversity and patriotism. Therefore, celebrations often feature music and food from various cultures. Some communities stage elaborate performances that include military tanks and fighter jets. Whatever your plans for Independence Day, make sure to allow plenty of time for parking, travelling around town, and enjoying the festivities.
How to Prepare for July 12
Looking to celebrate Independence Day early? Here are a few tips for how to prepare for July 12th:
1. Start planning your celebration weeks in advance. Stock up on red, white and blue decorations and accessories, and reserve a patriotic party spot.
2. Get organized with commemorative materials. Print out historical facts about the Fourth of July, create a timeline of American history or pick some patriotic songs to learn and sing at your bash.
3. Make sure your food is patriotic, too! Load up your buffet table with hot dogs and hamburgers topped with blue cheese dressing, layered salads with shredded cheese and roasted vegetables, and samosas (a savoury Indian pastry) stuffed with spiced chicken or lamb.
4. Celebrate responsibly! Have fun while staying safe by following these safety tips: Choose wisely when using fireworks; never leave children unsupervised around them; set ground rules for outdoor drinking; plan an appropriate exit route in case of emergency.
What to Do if It’s a National Holiday on July 12
It’s National Independence Day! Celebrate by doing some patriotic things like watching the July 4th parade or visiting your local memorial. If you’re feeling ambitious, try a Congressional tour or a trip to one of the many national parks. Whatever you do, make sure to have fun.
Happy National Independence Day.