According to the American Pyrotechnics Association, about 213 million pounds of fireworks are sold leading up to the 4th.
For many, the day is capped off with fireworks. In fact, the night skies will illuminate across the nation with 15,000 fireworks displays.
And of course, today is the biggest day of all for hot dog consumption. More than 155 million, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.
And that's just a sample of how we Americans celebrate the 4th!
Will you be adding to that count? What are your Fourth food plans on this holiday?
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