We hope you have a fun, safe weekend grilling and celebrating the birth of our nation.
There is a high fire danger this year, so be extra careful if you light your own fireworks. Alternatively, you can avoid the risk by going to your city-sponsored firework show.
Here are some 4th of July Fun Facts:
Americans Will Enjoy 150 Million Hot Dogs During the 4th.
$1 Billion worth of fireworks will be set off nation wide.
The largest dispay of fireworks will be held in New York City.
The first July 4 celebration took at the White House on 1801, hosted by Thomas Jefferson.
The Philippines also celebrate their own independence day on the 4th of July. They officially gained their independence from the U.S. by signing the Treaty of Manila on July 4, 1946.