|Photo credit: Leigh Goessl|
|Tractor Ride at "Celebrate America" in Manassas (2012)|
There will be living history reenactors and patriotic music, along with a host of other events throughout the day. As customary, a special naturalization ceremony for the 100 newest U.S. citizens will be held at 11 a.m.
The following week, Alexandria has its annual event from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. celebrating both America's and Alexandria's birthday with cake and family-fun events. There is usually music before the show and fireworks generally start about 9:30 p.m. Location: Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison Ave.