Washington DC fireworks display over National Mall

The fireworks show is slated to begin around 9 p.m. EDT/8 p.m. CT.

FILE - In this Saturday, July 4, 2020, file photo, Fourth of July fireworks explode over the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol along the National Mall in Washington. President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning in 2021 by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country’s effective return to normalcy after 16 months of pandemic disruption. The White House says the National Mall in Washington will host the traditional fireworks ceremony and it's encouraging other communities hold festivities as well. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, July 4, 2020, file photo, Fourth of July fireworks explode over the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol along the National Mall in Washington. President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning in 2021 by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country’s effective return to normalcy after 16 months of pandemic disruption. The White House says the National Mall in Washington will host the traditional fireworks ceremony and it's encouraging other communities hold festivities as well. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File) (Copyright 2020 the Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

The National Park Service is hosting its Fourth of July fireworks display over the National Mall in Washington DC Sunday evening.

The fireworks show is slated to begin around 9 p.m. EDT/8 p.m. CT.

President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will be in attendance for the fireworks display, according to CNN.


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