Flags, Fireworks & Family Fun: 12 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Washington

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Family 4th of July Celebration

Where: Bellevue Downtown Park – 10201 NE Fourth St, Bellevue, WA 98004

When: Monday, July 4, All Day

Price: Free

Description: Celebrate our nation’s birthday with friends and neighbors at the 25th anniversary Bellevue Family 4th of July Celebration in Bellevue Downtown Park.  Families and friends can enjoy food, games, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show.

Website: www.bellevuedowntown.com/events/family-4th/overview


Four on The 4th – 4K Jog & Walk  

Where: Ashwood Park – 10820 NE 10th St, Bellevue, WA 98004

When: Monday, July 4, 9:00am

Price: $20-$60 until July 3, $30-$80 Day of Event

Description: Kick off Fourth of July festivities with your pup! The Four on the 4th is a 4k jog and walk for dog lovers and helps benefit Seattle Humane in Bellevue. The course starts near Ashwood Park in Downtown Bellevue at 9 a.m. Registration is now open!

Website: www.bellevuedowntown.com/events/four-on-the-4th/overview




95th Annual Independence Day Parade

Where: Burien Town Square Park – 400 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA 98166

When: Monday, July 4, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Price: Free

Description: Now in its 95th year, the city of Burien’s 4th of July parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will again follow the new route. Every year, thousands of spectators gather along the parade route in downtown Burien to see marching bands, floats, the Seafair pirates, and much more! The parade starts at3pm and runs approximately two hours.

Website: www.discoverburien.org/events/event/independence-day-parade/



Fourth of July BBQ at Salty’s at Redondo

Where: 28201 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198

When: Monday, July 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Price: Children 12 & under: $9.99, Adults: $27.99

Description: Before the fireworks, Salty’s invites you to come celebrate Independence Day at Redondo Beach with their BBQ Lunch on the deck from 1-4pm. Fabulous views of the Olympic Mountains across Puget Sound are the backdrop while you enjoy Smoked Pork Spare Ribs or Firecracker Shrimp Skewers with Teal’s Baked Beans or Corn on the Cob. There will be live music and Chef Josh and his team fire up the grill to serve you classic American dishes.

Website: http://saltys.com/news/redondo/item/1070


Fireworks Over Des Moines

Where: 22506 Marine View Dr. S. Suite 301 Des Moines, WA 98198

When: Monday, July 4, 10:00am – 11:00pm

Price: Free, donations accepted

Description: A Seattle Southside tradition, it just wouldn’t be the 4th of July without fireworks launched from the Des Moines Marina presented by Alaska Airlines. A spectacular 20-minute firework display over the historic Des Moines waterfront begins at 10:15 pm. All day activities include beer garden and food vendors, live music and carnival rides.



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Oh Say Can you Splash: Fourth of July at Wild Waves and Enchanted Village

Where: Wild Waves and Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Way South, Federal Way, WA 98003

When: Friday, July 1 – Saturday, July 2 (10AM-8PM) and Sunday, July 3 – Monday, July 4 (10AM-7PM)

Price: Access to both parks for $16.99 (June special)

Description: Embrace the freedom of zipping down a roller coaster or splashing through a water slide this Fourth of July! Choose from more than 25 amusement rides and 18 water slides and water attractions at Wild Waves and Enchanted Village.

Website: www.wildwaves.com



Celebrate Kirkland’s 4th of July

Where: 210 Market St, Kirkland, WA 98033

When: Monday, July 4, 10:00am – 11:00pm

Price: Free

Description: Join in the fun at “Celebrate Kirkland’s Annual 4th of JulyCelebration” at Marina Park. The full-day of festivities includes a “decorate to celebrate” event for kids at Marina Park Pavilion, followed by a parade, live music, picnic and fantastic fireworks display over Marina Park.

Website: www.celebratekirkland.org



Lake Chelan Rockin’ Fireworks Show

Where: Chelan Bay – W. Nixon and Hwy 150, Chelan, WA 98816

When: Saturday, July 2

Price: Free, donations accepted

Description: Join the annual fireworks show presented by the Historic Downtown Chelan Association. Come down to the lake with your family and watch the fireworks light up the sky in a variety of colors. New location this year is over Chelan Bay, on W. Nixon and Hwy 150 in Manson.

Website: www.lakechelan.com/events/chelan-fireworks



Family Fourth of July at Angle Lake Park

Where: Angle Lake Park – 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac, WA 98188

When: Monday, July 4, 11:00am – 11:00pm

Price: Free

Description: Gather family and friends and head over to the park to celebrate independence day! The Family Fourth of July at Angle Lake Park will offer the spray park for kids to cool off, bouncers for children, an afternoon of live music and a fireworks show at 10pm, produced by Entertainment Fireworks, the largest fireworks provided in Washington state.

Website: www.ci.seatac.wa.us/?page=704



Red, White, & Zoo at Woodland Park Zoo

Where: Woodland Park Zoo – 5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

When: Thursday, June 30 – Friday, July 1

Price: $20-$60 until July 3, $30-$80 Day of Event

Description: From June 30 – July 1, it’s a Fourth of July picnic at Woodland Park Zoo as the animals – orangutans, lemurs, pigs, gorillas and more – are treated to star-shaped popsicles, watermelons or corn on the cob in celebration of Red, White & Zoo. The special treats are part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals, promote natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally stimulated and engage visitors.

Website: http://zoo.org/redwhitezoo#.V1cpLfkrIdU



Family Fourth At The Fort

Where: Fort Dent Park – 6800 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, WA 98188

When: Monday, July 4, 9:00am – 10:30pm

Price: Free

Description: Bring your family and friends to Fort Dent Park for the annual July 4th celebration! The park opens to the public at 9am, with event activities beginning at 4pm. Free, family-friendly affair with inflatable bouncers, slides, and an entertainment stage. Bring your own picnic to share with family and friends or purchase food from one of the many vendors you’ll find throughout the festival. Stake out a spot on the lawn for the day and stay to watch the fireworks display at 10pm.

Website: www.tukwilawa.gov/event/family-4th-at-the-fort



Fourth of July Sangria Celebration!

Where: Silver Lake Winery / 1500 Vintage Road / Zillah, WA

When: Saturday, July 2 – Monday, July 4

Price: $5 glasses of sangria

Description: Sip on sangria in the sun while listening to live music and playing fun lawn games like bocce ball and horseshoes! Choose from three varieties of sangria, including the refreshing, summertime favorite Watermelon Moscato. Lunch available from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Website: www.silverlakewinery.com/Zillah-events