If any city knows how to celebrate America’s birthday, it’s Washington, DC. There are tons of things to do in Washington DC on the 4th of July. You can visit these 2022 July 4th events all happening close to home amid all the historic splendor of the nation’s capital.
Start the morning with the National Independence Parade, take in a free concert on the West Lawn, catch a daytime baseball game, and wrap it all up with the stunning Washington DC fireworks display over the National Mall.
You might catch the fireworks in Washington DC from the comfort of your luxury apartment at 2000 Connecticut, The Asher, The Drake, The Harper, or The Hamilton House. You can also seek out great spots in and around Washington DC to join in the celebration of our nation’s independence.
Attend a Capitol Fourth Concert
This concert is a free annual part of the July 4th celebrations in Washington, DC. Held on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol building, the July 4th, 2022 concert at the capitol will feature a classical orchestra, military bands, and celebrity rock artists. The concert ends with fireworks over our national monuments, and it is a short jaunt from the M Street Towers and Sutton Plaza.
Line the Streets at the Independence Day Parade
Another annual tradition in Washington DC 4th of July events is the 2022 Independence Day parade. The parade starts at 11:45 a.m., but you will want to arrive early for a good spot on Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets. There will be military personnel, fife and drum corps, plus many colorful floats and other entertainment. The Taylor and The Hamilton House are close to the action.
Catch Nationals Daytime Baseball
The annual Fourth of July baseball tradition of playing in Nationals Park on Independence Day continues in 2022, with a game starting at 11:05 a.m. The Washington Nationals are up against the Miami Marlins, their division rivals. Be sure to check the National’s website to get your tickets, and then take a road trip from The Drake, The Gatsby, or your home base.
Join the Fireworks Gathering on the National Mall
The fireworks in Washington DC will be launched from the area around the Reflecting Pool starting shortly after 9:00 p.m. on July 4th, 2022. That makes the National Mall a prime viewing location, a short journey from The Preston, The Regent, and The Santa Rosa. We recommend showing up early with your blankets and chairs, if you want to grab a spot here, and camp out with your friends in the community festival atmosphere. You’ll be able to watch the fireworks shimmer in the Reflecting Pool and explode against a stunning backdrop that includes the nation’s most revered monuments.
Watch the Show from Your Luxury DC Apartment
If you prefer not to wrestle with the Washington DC 4th of July crowds, you can always watch the show from the comfort of most of our Washington DC luxury apartments with access to a rooftop viewing area. You might also make the short journey to your favorite downtown DC rooftop bar for a laid-back experience with your family and friends.