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5 Great Places To Watch July 4th Fireworks From Arlington, VA


The annual Fourth of July fireworks on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., are one of the largest displays in the U.S.A.

The fireworks are slated to begin at 9:09 p.m. next Tuesday. The best way to avoid the crowds and get a great view of the Independence Day celebration is from across the Potomac River in Arlington, VA.

Here are 5 great places to watch July 4th fireworks from Arlington, VA:

1. U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

My favorite location is from the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial – known to locals as the Iwo Jima statue.
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Celebrating Veterans Day In Arlington, VA

Arlington National Cemetery Veterans Day 2020

Veterans Day (Wednesday, Nov. 11), honors all veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Celebrating Veterans Day in Arlington, VA, this year will be done a little differently because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Arlington National Cemetery Ceremony Live Stream

The Veterans Day National Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery — where that beautiful photo above was taken — will include the traditional wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and multiple speakers.

However, while the cemetery is open to the public, the ceremony this year will be limited to official participants. But you can watch the ceremony from anywhere with this live stream starting at 10:50 a.m.

You can learn more with the 2020 Veterans Day visitor FAQ.

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How To Register And Vote In Arlington, VA


Today is National Voter Registration Day, and we’re only six weeks away from the 2020 General Election. Do you have what you need to cast your ballot in Arlington? If not, here is how to register and vote in Arlington, VA.

3 Ways To Register To Vote in Arlington

If you’re unsure if you’re registered to vote, check your registration status online first. You can also call the Arlington Office of Voter Registration at 703-228-3456.

You do not need to register to vote in Virginia again if you are already registered at your current address. However, if your name or address has changed, you should update your registration to avoid delays when you vote.
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