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Celebrate the 4th of July in VR
Oculus Blog
Posted by Oculus VR
July 4, 2019

It’s Independence Day in the US, and we’re celebrating with a thematic selection of games and experiences that bring the festivities to you in VR—wherever you happen to be.

MasterWorks: Journey Through History
Visit famous American historical landmarks like Mount Rushmore or explore the raw, natural beauty of Colorado’s cliff dwellings.

Available On: Rift Platform // Oculus Go + Gear VR
Learn More:Journey Through History with MasterWorks, Available Now on Rift and Gear VR

The People’s House: Inside the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama
This Emmy Award-winning VR documentary takes you into the heart of the White House for a first-hand look at the West Wing, the Executive and Private Residences, and more.

Available On: Rift Platform // Oculus Go + Gear VR
Learn More:Tour The People’s House in 360 with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama

Vacation Simulator
If you’re based in the States, there’s no better way to unwind during a national holiday than jumping into Vacation Simulator. Take selfies, interact with a bunch of bots, and get lost on a hike—your staycation just got a lot more interesting.

Available On: Rift Platform
Learn More:Time Of the Season: Vacation Simulator Brings PTO to Prime Time on Rift

The Cooking Game VR
Having friends or family over for a cookout this holiday weekend? Serve up burgers and hotdogs as you hone your grilling skills in this zany game that puts your culinary prowess to the test.

Available On: Rift Platform // Oculus Go + Gear VR

If you procrastinated on booking plane tickets for the long weekend, you can still teleport yourself to your destination of choice with Wander—and even invite a friend to come along for the trip if they have their own VR headset.

Available On: Oculus Quest // Oculus Go + Gear VR

Picture a serene lake. Now picture four of them—each with their own unique set of fish for you to catch. If that spells relaxation, then Bait! is the holiday weekend game for you.

Available On: Oculus Quest // Oculus Go + Gear VR
Learn More:#QuestCountdown: Arcade Action!

American Experience by Boulevard
Spend your day touring the Library of Congress, museums, and other cultural sites in this experience that brings art, architecture, and culture to life.

Available On: Oculus Go + Gear VR

YouTube VR
Do you have furbabies at home dreading the onslaught of 4th of July fireworks? Yeah, same here. The good news is that you can keep them company while still enjoying the show. Head over to YouTube VR and check out 360° videos of fireworks in action, like NBC10 Philadelphia’s coverage of the Pyrotecnico barge at Penn’s Landing.

Available On: Oculus Quest // Oculus Go + Gear VR
Learn More:Viral Video: Announcing YouTube VR for Oculus Quest

How are you planning to celebrate the 4th of July in VR? Let us know in the comments!

— The Oculus Team