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This Independence Day marks America’s 242nd birthday, and there is no shortage on celebrating with food, fun and fireworks.

According to, 65.5% of Americans will attend a July 4th picnic this year, there will likely be $7.15B in planned spending on July 4th food, and 150 million hot dogs will be consumed over the July 4th holiday.

So we have to ask: What are you doing for the Fourth of July? Will you be watching fireworks? What’s your favorite food and drink? Leave your comments on our Facebook page. We may share your comments in today’s 9 a.m. Download!

Read more about July 4th spending, HERE.