4th of July Fireworks & Other Independence Day Celebrations in the Madison Area | 2018

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Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. Most people associate the 4th of July with parades, carnivals, baseball games, family celebrations, and most importantly, fireworks! As we did last year, we’ve rounded up local options for your fireworks fix, as well as other celebrations in the Madison area for 2018’s 4th of July!

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4th of July Fireworks & Other Independence Day Celebrations in the Madison Area | 2017

4th of julyIndependence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. Most people associate the 4th of July with parades, carnivals, baseball games, family celebrations, and most importantly, fireworks! With Rhythm and Booms no longer being put on in the Madison area, we’ve rounded up local options for your fireworks fix, as well as other celebrations in the Madison area for 2017’s 4th of July!

Saturday, June 24th – Shake the Lake

Live music and family-friendly entertainment from 4pm-11pm on John Nolan Drive. Fireworks will begin at dusk. Learn more about the event and see the full entertainment lineup at http://shakethelake.org/entertainment/

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Why We Are Patriotic – A History of the 4th of July

fourth_of_julyAs we prepare to celebrate the 240th birthday of our country on July 4th, let’s look at the word “patriotism,” what it means, and why we people are patriotic. It’s all about the origins of words, and not necessarily the origin of a country. Continue reading