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Map, event schedule and other information to help you navigate the holiday.

How to make sure you don't miss Heart and LL Cool J on Saturday at RFK Stadium.

Enjoy the concert and fireworks on the Mall, catch a Grateful Dead "Fare Thee Well" simulcast and cheer for the Washington Nationals against the Giants.

Whether you're taking out or bringing your own, here are tips on how to eat well during the holiday festivities.

Revelers ready to celebrate the nation's birthday will find plenty of outdoor parties in Washington, just in time for the fireworks.

Nature hikes, picnics, water slides, local beer and, of course, fireworks, from Leesburg to Gaithersburg.

What to bring, what not to bring and where to spread your blanket.

More than 150 bars and restaurants have permission to stay open late on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

Get a jump on your July 4 celebrations with beer tastings, retro DJs, a top 40 cover band and the anniversary of one of D.C.'s best DJ nights.

Where to see the fireworks not on the Mall

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