America's 250th

A milestone
250 years
in the making

Our Journey
to 250

On July 4, 2026, our nation will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The journey toward this historic milestone is an opportunity to pause and reflect on our nation’s past, honor the contributions of all Americans, and look ahead toward the future we want to create for the next generation and beyond.

America’s Invitation

America’s Invitation is your opportunity to get involved in the countdown to 2026. It’s an invitation to every American to share your unique stories, hopes, and dreams to help tell the story of America as we turn 250. This historic milestone is an important moment in our history to take stock of where we have been and look ahead to our future.

One Nation. Many Stories.

Share your American story through photos, videos, artwork, poems, songs, letters, emails, or on social media—whatever inspires you.

Share Your Story



Join all Americans and share your story about your history and your hopes and dreams for the future of our country. Together, we will tell the American story through videos and the most inclusive commemoration in our history.