5 Fast Facts About the 4th of July

Kitty Hawk Kites 4th of July sale

Share this 4th of July trivia with your friends and family this weekend.

1. Independence Day should be celebrated on July 2nd.

Although the Declaration of Independence is dated July 4, 1776, the continental congress had actually voted to separate from Great Britain on July 2, 1776.

2. The first newspaper to print the Declaration was the ‘Pennsylvania Evening Post’.

On July 6, 1776, the ‘Pennsylvania Evening Post’ printed news of the Declaration for the first time.

3. Three presidents who signed the Declaration of Independence died on July 4th.

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died on the same day, July 4, 1826. Exactly 50 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. James Monroe passed away 5 years later on July 4, 1831.

4. Over $1 billion is spent on fireworks in America every year.

According to the American Pyrotechnics Association, the numbers continue to grow year over year.

5. There are Great Deals at Kitty Hawk Kites and Kitty Hawk Surf Company!

Join Kitty Hawk Kites and Kitty Hawk Surf Co. to celebrate the 4th of July on the Outer Banks. Stop by our stores to grab everything you need to make your summer great and save big!

Enjoy 5 ways to save:

  1. Buy a spring tote at Kitty Hawk Surf Co. and take 15% off EVERYTHING you can fit inside.
  2. Buy select windsocks at Kitty Hawk Kites and take 15% off your entire purchase.
  3. Take 15% off Presidential shirts.
  4. Take 15% off hair accessories from Lotus and Luna, Karma, and Treasures of Bali.
  5. Take 15 % off our USA Tie-Dye Bucket Hat.

Find the store nearest you. Get directions here. And don’t forget to catch us at the Town of Duck 4th of July Parade on Monday!

Some exclusions apply. Discounts available while supplies last. Promotions cannot be combined. Details available in store. Sale ends July 10, 2022.