Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday that if elected, he would make it a priority to organize America’s “most glamorous” birthday celebration ahead of the nation’s 250th anniversary.
President Trump, 76, has unveiled a six-point plan to celebrate the nation’s 550th anniversary, and the 2024 Republican presidential candidate is proposing a massive year-long campaign to mark the milestone.
and Video posted on Truth SocialPresident Trump said July 4, 2026 will mark the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
“As a nation, we must prepare for the most glamorous birthday party ever. We want it to be the best ever. That this will give the United States of America the 1776 founding of America with a truly fitting and wonderful anniversary.” It’s my plan,” Trump declared Wednesday.
“On the first day, I will convene a special White House committee called ‘Salute to America 250.’ “We are responsible for coordinating with state and local governments to ensure that the celebrations continue across the country for the next year,” he said.
The former president added that he will work with governors from all 50 states to launch the “Great American State Fair.” The year-long exhibit hopes to be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, with “pavilions from all 50 states on display.” ”
“The Great American State Fair showcases the glory of every state in the Union; promotes pride in our history; and presents an innovative vision for America’s future.” President Trump spoke of the proposed event.
As part of the celebration, President Trump added that the country will “host a major sports competition for high school athletes,” naming the event the “Patriot Games.”
“These Patriot Games will allow young Americans from every state to showcase the best of American skill, sportsmanship and competitive spirit,” said the former commander-in-chief.
President Trump also vowed to sign an executive order establishing the National Garden of American Heroes. The initiative was first proposed in executive orders in 2020 and 2021, but was withdrawn by President Biden after it had no effect.
President Trump said the government would commission 100 statues to be installed at the proposed Sculpture Park “honoring the greatest American of all time.”
Muhammad Ali, Walt Disney, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth and Albert Einstein are some of the celebrities President Trump has proposed honoring at the park. included.
The 45th president also said, “In honor of the 250th anniversary of our founding, we invite leaders and people from around the world to visit the United States.”
“It’s going to be great. It’s going to be a record year and it’s going to be a record year, so the U.S. tourism industry should get ready,” he argued.
Finally, President Trump promised to ask the nation’s great religious groups to “pray for our country and people as we prepare for this momentous occasion.”
“From the beginning, as we set our course for the next 250 years, America has been a nation sustained and strengthened by prayer and a community of faith. United, we are one nation under God. Let us recommit ourselves as,” Trump said at the end of his ambitious proposal.