America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 240th birthday, as A Capitol Fourth on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars) to host the festivities. Broadcast live July 4 from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the all-star musical extravaganza will feature one of the greatest displays of fireworks anywhere in the nation. The program airs Monday, July 4, 2016 from 8:00pm-9:30pm. The program will also be broadcast to troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network. Please check your local listings for exact air times in your area. For more information, visit the Capitol Fourth website.
For more on July 4 events and discounts for military members, visit Military.com's Independence Day page.