Independence Day is a day that celebrates the freedom of a society. In the United States, it is often celebrated with barbecues and fireworks, while other countries have their own distinct ways of celebrating. In the United States, Independence Day is celebrated on the 4th of July. People come together with their families and friends to enjoy food and fun. Fireworks often light up the sky after a delicious meal. Many people celebrate the holiday by visiting historical reenactments.