What are some ways Americans celebrate the holiday?
Many families host or join a family or neighborhood event. Some examples include: picnicking or barbecuing with family and/or friends or enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, swimming, dancing, playing sports games, or camping.
Participating in or watching patriotic parades or doing patriotic crafts with kids are also popular.
Celebratory events organized by communities occur throughout the nation and include food trucks, carnival rides, concert or live music, games, and public fireworks shows.
For facts and figures on July Fourth, see the WalletHub.com infographic below: