Fourth of July Guide 2011

Free fireworks, restaurant specials, hotels deals, and more—here's everything you need for a bang-up Fourth

By: Washingtonian Staff

Fireworks, Festivals, and Parades

The best Fourth of July events in Washington.

Best Free Spots to Watch Fireworks

Great Independence Day views that won’t cost you a dime

July 4 Food & Restaurant Specials

Celebrate independence day by satisying your BBQ craving

Hotel Deals in Washington

Attention out-of-towners: A slew of DC hotel's are offering special room packages for the Fourth.

Get Outta Town

Can't stand the July 4 crowds down at the Mall? These Independence Day getaways are just a few hours away

How to Make the Perfect Burger

Tips from Obama-approved Ray's Hell-Burger on everything from meat-grinding to condiment choice.

LivingSocial Best of Washington Party

Keep the fun going with us July 13 at the National Building Museum. We'll be partying with the area's top restaurants!

Best of Washington

Best bars for groups, our favorite gin cocktails, all-star basketball, and more.

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