This holiday is one of the widely celebrated American holidays also known as “Fourth of July”. It is to honor the Independence from Great Britain in 1776. The holiday has patriotic roots and thus the celebration includes various patriotic events.
The holiday common celebration is a family picnic or barbeque. The symbols of the American state are being used as part of the holiday. This includes display of American Map next to the houses, fireworks and parades in traditional clothing.
Government offices and schools are closed for the holiday.