FILE IMAGE - An American flag at a fireworks store in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, US, on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Fourth of July marks "America’s birthday," a U.S.
holiday in recognition of when the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776. Many celebrate the occasion with fireworks, barbecues, and wearing red, white, and blue.
This year, July 4, 2022, falls on a Monday. The federal holiday means some government services are closed, while many retailers remain open.RELATED: July 4th deals 2022: Where to find the best food discounts and freebiesHere's a look at what's open and closed on Independence Day 2022:The U.S.