Happy Independence Day! To celebrate, more than 1,200 military heroes and their families will join the President and the First Lady at the White House for an Independence Day celebration, which includes a performance by the Grammy Award Winning band, fun..
You don't need to be on the South Lawn to enjoy the show! Check out the "Salute to the Military" USO Concert and the fireworks over the National Mall on WhiteHouse.gov/live or on your iPhone with the White House App.
Here's the schedule for Thursday, July 4:
- 6:00 PM EDT: President Obama delivers remarks from the South Lawn
- 8:10 PM EDT: USO show featuring fun.
- 9:10 PM EDT: National capital fireworks display
But first – check out some of our favorite Fourth of July moments from the last few years.
1. President Obama and Babies
President Barack Obama holds a baby while greeting guests during an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn of the White House, July 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
2. Fun, Fireworks and Games
1,200 troops & their families celebrated #4thofJuly at the WH w/ fireworks: http://t.co/P9Im5WZF & @BradPaisley show pic.twitter.com/hmnEFKsu
— The White House (@whitehouse) July 5, 2012