Fourth of July?

iamhz, Wednesday, July 5, 2023

The time has come to ignite the grill and extend a warm invitation to friends and family, as we gather together to celebrate the Fourth of July. This year, we rejoice in the festivities on a Tuesday, a day that holds special significance for the commemoration of American independence.

As the day unfolds, we become enthralled by the enchanting spectacle of fireworks, casting a radiant glow upon the darkened sky. Each explosion of vibrant hues and shimmering sparks serves as a poignant reminder of the splendorous history of our nation and the boundless potential that awaits us in the future.

With every burst of color and crackle that fills the air, we are transported back to pivotal moments in our nation’s journey—a tapestry woven with the threads of courage, resilience, and unwavering determination.

Their sacrifices, like the illuminating fireworks, have illuminated the path we tread, casting light upon the values that define us as a nation.

As the sky becomes a canvas painted with vibrant trails of light, we are captivated by the harmonious symphony of color and sound.

In each fleeting moment of brilliance, we glimpse the limitless possibilities that lie before us.

So, as we gaze upon the mesmerizing display overhead, let us reflect on the significance of this moment.

We eagerly welcome loved ones into our homes and outdoor spaces, adorned with vibrant decorations in the patriotic colors of red, white, and blue. Laughter and conversation intertwine with the sizzling of burgers and hot dogs, creating a symphony of celebration.

The backyard becomes a playground for both young and old, as games and activities unfold beneath the radiant summer sun. From spirited rounds of cornhole to friendly competitions of sack races, there is an air of exhilaration and delight that bonds us together.

Together, we embrace the spirit of togetherness, forging bonds that transcend differences and celebrating the diverse tapestry of our nation.

Happy Fourth of July!

But what if you’d rather eat out or need to run to the store? While banks, post offices and most government offices will be closed, some of the nation’s largest retailers plan to remain open.

What’s closed on July 4?

U.S. government buildings will be closed. Schools, libraries, city halls as well as banks, post offices and the stock market will also be closed.

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Are grocery stores open on the Fourth of July?

Yes, many of them are. The list includes:

  • Albertsons
  • BJ’s Wholesale
  • Food Lion
  • Kroger
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods

Is Starbucks open on July 4?

Yes, but you may want to check your local cafe for exact hours.

Is Chick-fil-a open on the Fourth of July?

Yes, but you may want to check your local cafe for exact hours.

Is Walmart open on July 4?

Yes. Many big-box retailers are open. The list includes:

  • Best Buy
  • Big Lots
  • Home Depot
  • Dollar General
  • Lowe’s
  • Petco
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target

Is Costco open on July 4?

No, Costco says its U.S. locations are closed on Independence Day.

Which restaurants are open on July 4?

  • 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
  • TGI Fridays

Are liquor stores open?

It depends on where you live. Certain states have state-operated liquor stores which may as a result be closed on federal holidays, or have shorter hours of operation on July 4. To make sure you’re prepared either way, contact your local wine and liquor store ahead of the Tuesday holiday to find out.

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