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The Best Fourth of July Celebrations Around the World

CXI June 28th, 2017
The Best Fourth of July Celebrations Around the World

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All over the U.S. July 4th is filled with fireworks, barbeques, and more. For those of you traveling abroad during Independence day, there are plenty of international celebrations so you don’t have to feel left out. From pie eating contests to reenactments of the Boston Tea Party, these countries cover it all!



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If you’re looking to celebrate Independence Day in Denmark, Rebuild is the town you need to go to. They hold a four-day long festival combining Danish and American traditions. This celebration is “supposedly the largest celebration of America's Independence abroad.”



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Shanghai is full of special events dedicated to July 4th! At Shanghai Center, they’re holding Star Spangled Summer Fest. With gourmet food, craft beers, live music, and even a pie eating contest, Shanghai will provide you a day of festivities.


New Ross is holding it’s 5thIrish America Fest.” They kick off the event with a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Among other events, they even conduct a Boston Tea Party reenactment. Live music and BBQs will keep you entertained until the firework display over the river Barrow. 



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Start your celebration in London by visiting the London home of founding father, Benjamin Franklin, for cake and a look at the beautiful architecture of this building. If you want to spend the day exploring outside, check out the Independence Day Picnic at Portman Square Garden. In addition to an elaborate barbeque, there’s face painting and crafts along with live music all day.


Marymount International School is the place to be if you’re spending July 4th in Rome. While you do have to buy tickets in advance, this party is full of games, raffles, live music, and of course American food.

If you're traveling abroad this holiday weekend, there is no shortage of international events celebrating Independence Day. Enjoy the food, fireworks, and entertainment many of these countries have to offer!



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