July 4, Juneteenth and the meaning of national holidays

We set our calendars around national holidays — from December 25 for Christmas to July 4 for Independence Day, and, starting this year, June 19 for Juneteenth. But national holidays, even for the country's founding, didn't start until the United States was nearly 100 years old.

2021 Fourth of July Fireworks & Events in North Texas

Several Fourth of July festivals, fireworks shows and parades are returning for 2021 after being canceled last year because of the pandemic. Here’s a list of events happening in North Texas celebrating Independence Day.