Thursday, July 4, 2019: Join the RSBN team live from Washington, DC as we bring you all day LIVE coverage of President Trump’s Salute to America event and all of the special July 4th Events in DC Area National Parks.
Schedule of Events:
National Independence Day Parade 11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m., Constitution Avenue NW from 7th Street NW to 17th Street NW Marching bands, fife and drum corps, floats, military units, giant balloons, equestrian, drill teams and more celebrate Independence Day in this patriotic, flag-waving, red, white and blue celebration of America’s birthday!
Salute to America 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Memorial President Donald J. Trump honors America’s armed forces with music, military demonstrations, flyovers and much more. Participants include the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”), the Armed Forces Chorus, the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Team, and many others. Gates open at 3:30 p.m.
Capitol Concert 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol This all-star salute to America’s 243rd birthday with performances by Grammy Award-winning music legend Carole King, multi-platinum recording artist Vanessa Williams, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat, the National Symphony Orchestra, and a special appearance by the Sesame Street Muppets!
Fireworks Display 9:07 p.m., National Mall & Neighboring Parks Independence Day culminates with a spectacular fireworks display launched from West Potomac Park and behind the Lincoln Memorial which will be visible from many locations throughout D.C. and Northern Virginia. The fireworks will be cancelled in case of heavy rain, thunderstorms or high winds.