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Your Guide to Fourth of July in Rosslyn

Find the best views, restaurants, and other tips to enjoy Independence Day!

Where to watch

The National Mall firework display will be held on Monday, July 4, starting at 9:09 p.m.

Marine Corps War Memorial/Netherlands Carillon

Bring a blanket and grab a spot on the sprawling lawn for direct views down the National Mall! Public restrooms are available here at the newly opened comfort station. 

Key Bridge

Catch the show over the water between Rosslyn and Georgetown! Remember, this location is standing room only. Public restrooms will be available nearby at Gateway Park until 9:30 p.m.

Amuse at Le Meridien Arlington

For dinner and a show, check out this restaurant offering simple yet elegant cuisine served on its magnificent, 4,800 square-foot outdoor terrace overlooking the Potomac River.

Top of the Town

Available for private events, you can visit this elegant reception and conference facility featuring dramatic and sweeping views across the Potomac River of Washington D.C.

How to get here

Public Transportation

Take the blue, orange, or silver line metro train to the Rosslyn Metro Station. The Metrobus and DC Circulator also make stops in our neighborhood! Find more information on WMATA holiday hours here

Biking and Walking

The Custis and Mount Vernon Trails run through Rosslyn and are a great way to catch some great views on your way to the neighborhood. We have plenty of Capital Bikeshare locations nearby for easy bike access! 


Some roads in and around Rosslyn may be impacted by the holiday. Please check here for the latest road closures related to Independence Day events in the area.

Where to eat

Want to grab a bite before the fireworks show? See below for a list of Rosslyn Restaurants that will be open Monday, July 4.

Please note hours of operation may be subject to change.

• &Pizza (11 a.m. to 11 p.m.) • Nando's (11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.)
• Amuse (4 to 11 p.m.) • Open Road (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
• Assembly (7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.) • Panera Bread (6 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
• Awbrey and Sons (6 to 11 a.m.) • Pho 75 ('til 10 p.m.)
• Barley Mac ('til 10 p.m.) • Quinn's on the Corner ('til midnight)
• Chipotle (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) • Saigon Noodles ('til 10 p.m.)
• Chopt (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) • Salt (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
• CityHouse (6:30 to 11 a.m.) • SEOULSPICE (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
• Guajillo ('til 8 p.m.) • Sfoglina (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
• Happy Eatery (11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) • Taco Rock (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
• Inca Social (Noon to 5 p.m.) • Thai Select ('til 10 p.m.)
• McDonald's (24 hours) • Toryumon (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 5 to 10 p.m.)
• Mele Bistro ('til 10 p.m.) • Wiseguy Pizza (10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
 Featured Rosslyn Events

Rosslyn Rivals: Happy Hour Bingo
Thursday, March 16 - Thursday, March 30
at Bennett Park Art Atrium

Assembly Patio Opening
Wednesday, March 29
at Assembly

Tap Takeover with Aslin Beer Co.
Friday, April 7
at Assembly