Fourth Of July Events In The Northwest

Fourth of July fireworks
Many areas around the Northwest are advising against personal fireworks due to extreme drought and dry conditions. Help prevent fires by watching a community show of firesworks instead. CREDIT: Timothy K Hamilton/Flickr


Auburn’s Fourth of July Festival will have a car show, inflatable rides, food vendors, a fireworks show, artists, and other concessions on July 4th, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Blaine’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July Festival will have a farmer’s market, vendors, and a fireworks show later in the evening on July 4, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. 


Tentatively, Burien will be hosting a Fourth of July parade on July 4, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.


In the morning will be the Lake Chelan Pirate Fun Run from 7-8:30 a.m. on July 4. At 10 p.m., a firework show will be at Manson Bay and Chelan Bay.


A fireworks show will commence at Clarkston High School’s baseball field at 10 p.m. on July 4. 


Concrete will host a western-themed Fourth of July parade on July 4, 3-5 p.m.


A classic rock concert is happening at 2 p.m. at the Cowiche Creek Brewing Company.


The Edmonds Kind of Fourth Festival is July 4, 3:30-11 p.m. and will host a parade, fireworks, and a 5K fun run. 


Ellenburg’s Patriot Night Under the Lights event will host a concert, food vendors, beer gardens, and a fireworks show on July 4, 4-11:30 p.m.


A parade will take place on July 4 at 7 p.m.


From June 30 – July 4, Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival will host a variety of events such as a parade, demolition derby, fireworks, a fun run, and a horseshoe tournament.

Gig Harbor 

The Wings & Wheels Show in Gig Harbor is a drive-up airplane show with different showtime happening July 3-4. 


Issaquah’s Down Home Fourth of July Celebration is happening July 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and will have a parade and various contests. 


Leavenworth is hosting a Fourth of July Weekend Flea Market July 3-4 at the Lake Wenatchee Recreational Club. 


Longview’s Go Fourth Festival is June 30-July 4, hosting events such as a block party, carnival, and various races. 


Newport’s Freedom Fest is July 2-4 and will host various activities such as a water park, high ropes course, concerts, and fireworks.


Mead’s Fourth of July celebration on July 4, 2-7 p.m. will feature food and live music. 


Richland’s Celebrating Freedom Concert is free to the public and on July 4, 6-8:30 p.m. 


A fireworks show will take place at Sunnyside Park on July 4. 


Tacoma’s Freedom Fair is on July 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and will host an air show, fireworks show, and other festivities. 


Selah will host a fireworks show on July 4, 9-10:30 p.m.


The Smokiam 4th of July Bash will be hosted at the Smokiam RV Resort July 2-5 and will have activities such as water balloon fights, a pie-eating contest, and a cornhole tournament.


Spokane will host four different drive-up fireworks shows on July 4 starting around 10 p.m.

Walla Walla

Walla Walla’s 4th of July in the Park is happening July 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Pioneer Park. The event will have food vendors, local music, and other entertainment. 


Wenatchee is planning “for a large gathering on July 4th at Chelan County PUD’s Walla Walla Point Park for July 4,” according to their website. Their Facebook page will provide updates on the festivities 


Yakima will host a farmers market on July 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. “Theme days, activities and entertainment will vary depending on Yakima County’s Recovery and Reopening Phase,” according to their website.

List compiled by NWPB’s Luke Walker