Independence Day 2021 in United States

Independence Day 2021 in United States

Sunday, July 4 

Public holiday date:

Monday, July 5

Independence Day (colloquially the Fourth of July or July 4) is a federal holiday in the United States honoring the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress acknowledged that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III, and were now united, free, and independent states. The Congress had chosen to declare independence two days earlier, on July 2, but it was not acknowledged until July 4.

Independence Day 2021 in United States

Also called The Fourth of July
Observed by United States
Type National
Significance The day in 1776 that the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress
Celebrations Fireworks, family reunions, concerts, barbecues, picnics, parades, baseball games
Date July 4
Next time July 4, 2021
Frequency Annual

Why does America celebrate Independence Day?

Independence Day celebrates America’s independence from the British Empire. It is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. In 1775, the 13 colonies that made up America declared a war of independence against Britain.

Independence Day USA, 4th of July 2021 Quotes, Message, Wishes

“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Give me liberty or give me death!” – Patrick Henry

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Liberty is the breath of life to nations.” – George Bernard Shaw