As the Fourth of July approaches, America celebrates its 247th Independence Day. From parades to cookouts and beer to fireworks, this national holiday is bound to be a memorable experience for citizens and visitors alike.
However, unlike Thanksgiving and Christmas where businesses typically shut down, the majority of restaurants, grocery stores and retailers will remain open on Tuesday. Therefore, consumers will have ample time to pick up any necessary items and enjoy their freedom under the summer sun.
The Fourth of July is a special day filled with vibrant memories that will last for generations to come. So don’t miss out – pick up your Independence Day essentials and join in on the celebration!
For those wondering what’s open on July 4, we have the answers. Many grocery stores, big-box retailers and restaurants will remain operational for the holiday.
For those looking to feed their hungry stomachs, several restaurants including Applebee’s, Bonefish Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings, California Pizza Kitchen, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Cracker Barrel, The Cheesecake Factory, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Red Robin, Sweetgreen and TGI Fridays are all open. Starbucks and Chick-fil-a are also available for those wishing to grab a quick bite.
Those who want to stock up on essentials may head to Albertsons, BJ’s Wholesale, Food Lion, Kroger, Publix, Sam’s Club and Walmart. Big-box retailers such as Best Buy, Big Lots, Home Depot, Dollar General, Lowe’s and Petco are also open on July 4.
Food and retail stores along with restaurants across the country have remained open during this unprecedented time. There is something for everyone if you wish to get some shopping done or plan to enjoy your favorite dish.
Federal courthouses, US government buildings and other public institutions such as schools, banks, post offices, libraries and city halls will all close their doors for the holiday. The stock exchange will also take the day off for the commemoration of America’s separation from Britain in 1776.
The celebration of that historic moment was first marked with a spontaneous gathering in Philadelphia a year later, as noted by the Library of Congress. Today, we honor and remember those who have fought for our nation’s freedom with this day off to reflect and celebrate.