Independence Day (colloquial: July 4) is a federal holiday in the United States celebrating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinated) to the monarch of Britain and were now united, free and independent. Congress had voted for secession two days before, on July 2, nevertheless was not declared until July 4th.
The Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, fashion shows, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family gatherings, speeches, and political ceremonies, as well as several other public events and To celebrate the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.