Fourth of July: Where to celebrate Independence Day in the UK
The fourth of July is a popular holiday in the US, celebrated as being no longer being part of the British Empire.
Celebrating the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the Continental Congress declared the colonies as the US.
Fireworks, parades and barbecues are just some of the ways to take part in the day.
For anyone wanting to celebrate in the UK, there are a number of celebrations taking place, mainly in the cities of the country.
Where are they found and where can the 4th of July be enjoyed?
In the US, citizens get a day off if the public holiday falls on a weekend
Old Street will be putting on a food feast in Shoreditch as a party for everyone.
Hosted by Frank’s RedHot and French’s Mustard at Last Days, typical American food such as hot dogs and buffalo wings will be on offer.
It will cost £7.04, imitating the date of 7/04.
Food fans can also head to The Big Easy bar in London at Covent Garden or Canary Wharf for a rib eating contest.
For a bit of history, the Benjamin Franklin House will offer a 30-minute tour for £10 to see the residence of one of the Founding Fathers.
The Mondrian rooftop bar, found on the 12th floor, will be giving the best views of the Thames while also offering US themed cocktails, beer pong and classic American dishes.
Fourth of July: It is usually celebrated with fireworks and events
Black Dog Ballroom in the Northern Quarter is bringing US cuisine to the city, with hot dogs, burgers and cocktails at the speakeasy bar.
An evening of dancing is best done on the 4th of July to US music so heading to Mojo, a rock and roll bar is also a great way to spend the day.
Share a name with a famous Hollywood celebrity? Neighbourhood bar is giving you a free cocktail at their Stars and Stripes party,
Guests will be served by bartenders wearing classic TV outfits including Baywatch and A-Team.
Sandinista will be offering a free evening of American tapas between 7pm till 9pm, as well as some beer pong and US tunes.
Fourth of July: Benjamin Franklin House in the UK can be visited on tour
The American Museum of Bath will be allowing free entry all day to celebrate.
In the evening, local entertainment by country and folk performers can be enjoyed for £15 a ticket.
In the US, citizens get a day off if the public holiday falls on a weekend.
Otherwise, everyone in the US gets the day off as this year it falls on a Wednesday.
There is currently a petition to make 23 June a UK Independence Day for leaving the EU.