A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth is broadcast on PBS.

America's favorite Independence Day celebration, A Capitol Fourth, features well-known musical artists and puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. A Capitol Fourth is broadcast to millions at home and to our troops watching around the world.

Corporate sponsorship by The Boeing Company. Additional funding by the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army and PBS. Travel is provided by American …

Check Out the 2020 Performers & Features

2020 program information

Check Out the 2020 Performers & Features

Learn about the special 40th anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth, with performances from iconic locations across the country, highlights from the concert’s forty-year history, a tribute to COVID-19 frontline workers, and a fireworks display recorded live over the iconic skyline of our nation's capital.

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