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Top 10 Ways To Celebrate 4th Of July


It's that time of the year again to celebrate America's independence from the British by consuming large amounts of alcohol, eating a lot of food, and watching fireworks go off in the sky. From shaking your boo-tay at the Echoplex, to watching fireworks with the L.A. Galaxy, Metromix has all the scoop for where to party, eat, or just hang out on the biggest holiday of the year.

Here we suggest some incredible ways to spend the Great Day. Also, hoping some suggestion's from you that needs to be here in this list .

1.cake:-

Check out SusieCakes' Fourth of July menu. Bring some of these to the barbie, and you'll be Uncle Sam's favorite citizen.

  • "The Fireworks" Vanilla cupcake (Red, white, and blue sprinkles baked into vanilla cupcake batter, topped with vanilla buttercream frosting) .
  • Chocolate cupcake with Chocolate buttercream (Topped with red, white, & blue star-shaped sprinkles) .
  • Classic Red Velvet (Topped with white cream cheese frosting & red, white, & blue star-shaped sprinkles) .
  • Summer Berry Icebox (Chiffon cake layered with vanilla pudding, Chantilly, fresh strawberries & blueberries arranged into an American flag) .
  • Red Velvet with Inscribed "Happy 4the of July!"
  • Blueberry Crumble Pie (plump blueberrries topped with streusel and baked in a flaky,hand-rolled crust) .
  • Lemon Meringue (Perfectly tart lemon topped with a delicious meringue topping) .
  • Star-shaped frosted sugar cookies (topped with royal icing with red & blue sanding sugar border) .
  • Susie's Sweetheart Sandwich cookies (Filled with vanilla butter cream & topped with star-shaped cut-out) .

2.Fireworks:-

A perfect and budget friendly, family outing for the Fourth of July, the Los Angeles
Memorial Coliseum will host the Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza, a full 60 minute firework show that will light up the Los Angeles skyline in celebration of Independence Day. As the biggest fireworks show in the city, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum offers the best
seats in the city to watch the breath-taking display for free!

The L.A. Galaxy will host their annual Fireworks Extravaganza after the club’s match on the 4th of July against the New England Revolution, sponsored by Macy’s. The first 10,000 fans will receive a Macy’s Galaxy bandana.

Don't forget to be patriotic. This is a time for remembrance and who be.tter to help you with that than your family. The fireworks also occur once a year so take them seriously. This is not disney world and you can't see them everyday, so watch every second.


3.Bootie LA:-

It's a free country, isn't it? Come celebrate the true spirit of independance at BootieLA, the first and only all-mashup club in town. Dance your face off to a slamming set by resident DJ Paul V and special guest DJ Shyboy. Plus Bootie's resident dance crew R.A.I.D. (Random Acts of Irreverent Dance) will be back in all their gold-suited glory. Get there before 10 p.m., and admission is only $5, plus a free Bootie CD to the first 100 people through the door.

4.Have a great Meal:-

DJ Crash and Hyatt Century City cordially invites you to XBAR at Hyatt Century City for the 4th of July after party. DJ Crash will be spinning the finest in pop, rock and top 40. Upscale attire required.

5.Circus:-

What better way to spend the 4th than in a big top tent full of circus freaks? The dark, twisted circus/cabaret troupe known as Cirque Berzerk is performing twice this evening (7 p.m. and 10 p.m.) in their massive,1,500-person tent, pitched on the grounds of Downtown's State Historic Park. Rolling out a stable of burlesque beauties, daring aerialists, wicked fire-dancers, plus assorted freaks and mutants, Cirque Berzerk delivers plenty of fodder for your circus-themed bad dreams. Before or after the show, enjoy live music at the Cirque Berzerk bar while watching the Downtown skyline light up with fireworks from nearby Dodgers Stadium.

6.Travel:-

Many workplaces give their workers a three- or four-day weekend in honor of the 4th of July holiday, which affords plenty of travel opportunities. Whether you're going to visit your extended family or just going sightseeing, it's good to get out of town. If you're interested in a more authentic Independence Day experience, check out these points of interest:-

  • Boston. The city of tea parties and legendary battles hosts a number of parties, including the Boston Harborfest, which starts in late June and continues through the holiday.
  • Chicago. Here you can catch three nights of fireworks from the Navy Pier, see free performances by a number of local bands and pay a visit to Millenium Park.
  • Mount Rushmore. This tribute to great American presidents is a can't-miss sightseeing
  • venture.
  • Philadelphia. The home of the Founding Fathers and the Liberty Bell, Philly offers fireworks over the Delaware River, gospel concerts and a slew of performances in front of Independence Hall.
  • Washington, D.C. The nation's capital is the site of numerous celebrations, parades and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

7.Family fun:-

The holiday is also a fine time for a romantic dinner with your significant other. Finding an intimate restaurant shouldn't be too much of a challenge, given the outdoor activities that dominate the weekend schedule.

If you have children, chances are their out-of-school days coincide with your own time off. Take advantage of your leisure time together! The 4th of July weekend usually marks the release of at least one blockbuster movie, and there are always plenty of kid-friendly movies in summer release. A weekday trip to an air conditioned theater could be just what the doctor ordered.You're going to spend time with your family so why not wait out a good spot rather than speed at the last second? Time is not of the issue, but it does help. Get some food to go and stake your claims with plenty of activities to do.

8.Teach Your Kids About the Day:-

Teach Your Kids About The Day Go with them to your local library to check out books about
the heroes who fought for our country. Take them with you to the parade, or to the cemetery to place flowers on a soldier's grave, and explain to them the concept of fighting for something bigger than themselves. Many Web sites, such as FamilyFun.go.com and apples4theteacher.com, offer all sorts of history-based educational activities, from crafts and jigsaw puzzles to coloring pages and word searches. Doing these with your children makes for family bonding and an educational Fourth of July.

9. Enjoy The Myrtle Edward Park Party:-

This event is known as the "Fourth of Jul-Ivar's" Independence Day celebration, held at Myrtle Edwards Park. Formerly known as Elliott Bay Park, the park is located along the Puget Sound from Pier 70 north to Interbay. Fireworks are set off over Elliott Bay, synchronized to majestic music. Beginning in 1964, Ivar's has presented and managed the free event. Celebration events include music on three stages, food booths, games and contests and more. The event is considered the largest privately sponsored fireworks celebration on the West Coast.


10.Patriotic day Face painting:-

Flag Face Painting: Show your patriotic streak at the 4th of July party by dabbing on red, white, and blue face paint. Use water-based face paint to draw a flag, complete with stars and stripes, over children's cheeks, nose, and forehead.

Conclusion:-

The 4th of July is perhaps the most American of holidays, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate, from honoring the fallen to gazing in wonder at a fireworks display. Whether you're traveling to new places or just spending a quiet evening with friends, Independence Day offers a wealth of activities that aren't always obvious. Stay safe and have fun!

1 comment:

Jimmydoubleu said...

Sadly, the 4th of Jul-Ivar's has ended it's 40+ year fireworks spectacle.

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