An American Celebration

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 from 10:00am to 5:00pm


US Naturalization Ceremony (11 am - 12 pm): Celebrate America by welcoming new citizens at the US Naturalization Ceremony. A museum favorite, come feel reinvigorated by the joy and patriotism shared by those who make their own special day on their new nation’s birthday.

Old-fashioned field day games (10 am - 2 pm): Learn games played throughout the centuries as part of Strawbery Banke’s Old Fashioned Field Day. Visitors are invited to play a round of croquet, test their skill at marbles, have fun with hula hoops, and collect ribbons at 10 different games all over the museum grounds.

Guest re-enactors And historical performers (10 am - 5 pm): Dozens of costumed re-enactors and living performers present American history from 1602 to 1945 join the museum's roleplayers for interactions all day long across the museum grounds.

Patriotic Parade (2 pm): Children are invited to decorate their bikes, wagons, or hats from 10:00 am until the parade around the museum grounds starts at 2 pm.

Ticket information:
An American Celebration is included with regular, museum admission. Members receive free admission as well as those currently serving in the United States Military and their families (up to 5 family members). Veterans also receive free admission.