Though the world seems to be opening up again not all of the large gatherings have come back. There are definitely fun and local ways to celebrate Independence Day and see a great fireworks show. If you are going to make your own fireworks show, be sure to check your local laws in regards to fireworks. Also, consider the 4 legged pals in your neighborhood and be sure they are safely inside. The 4th is one of the highest days that pets go missing from being scared by fireworks. Check out this blog to see some tips to keep your dog safe and calm on the 4th of July.
The City of Bellevue and Bellevue Downtown Association have co-produced a fireworks show for 28 years. This year will look a little different that it will not have entertainment, live music or other activities before the show but Bellevue Downtown Park will be open as a viewing area for the fireworks with free parking available at the Bellevue Collection after 7pm. Fireworks will go off at approximately 10:05pm and last for about 15-17 minutes. You can also livestream the show at BellevueDowntown.com/fireworks.
The Edmonds fireworks show is happening above Civic Field at 10:00pm. This year’s show is set to be the biggest ever. Other typical 4th of July events during the “An Edmonds Kind of 4th” will go on like the Main Parade at 12:00pm. Learn more at An Edmonds Kind of Fourth.
The iconic Thunder on the Bay fireworks show in Everett will return with an all new 22 minute show over Port Gardner Bay. There are lots of great places to watch the fireworks and you can even tune your radio to KXA FM 101.1 or AM 1250 for the soundtrack to go along with the show. Legion Park will have loads of fun with prime seats to watch the fireworks, live music, beer garden, food trucks and kid-friendly entertainment. Boxcar Park will host a 21+ concert and is as close to the fireworks as you can get. The Delta neighborhood will host the annual car parade and community picnic at Jackson Park from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Learn more about all of the Everett Events.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord invites all DOD ID card holders to Cowan and Memorial stadiums for the JBLM Fireworks Show starting at 10:15pm. Food Trucks will be in the midway starting at 7pm.
The 2021 Freedom Fair in Tacoma is joining up with Wings and Wheels to host one of the first large events. This will feature military and classic planes as before with additional performers scheduled. Tickets are limited for the 4 Wings and Wheels drive in shows, the morning or afternoon of July 3rd and 4th. Get tickets at Gig Harbor Wings and Wheels.
2021 Virtual Seattle Seafair Fireworks on King 5 TV as Seafair is not hosting an in person event again this year. Despite the lifting restrictions, there was not enough time to produce the massive event. Check out the Hybrid Seafair Summer 4th for more information on all of the events.
Whatever you choose to do this 4th, be sure to stay safe and have fun!