Where to go for the big booms

  • Tue Jun 29th, 2010 7:48pm


Here are other places nearby to enjoy Independence Day’s main event: the fireworks show.

Arlington: 9 p.m., seating at Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE. Information at 360-403-3448 or www.arlingtonwa.gov.

Edmonds: 10 p.m., seating at Civic Stadium, Sixth Avenue North and Bell Street. Information at 425-776-6711 or www.edmondswa.com.

Everett: 10:20 p.m., American Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd. Information at 425-257-8322 or www.enjoyeverett.org.

Northshore: 10 p.m., seating at Log Boom Park, Northeast 175th Street and 61st Avenue Northeast, Kenmore. Information at 425-398-8900 or www.cityofkenmore.com/events.

Seattle: 10 p.m., seating at Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way. Information at www.family4th.org.


Of course, there’s more to the Fourth of July than just fireworks. Here’s a list of festivals, breakfasts and more events happening around Snohomish County.

July 3

Everett: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Naval Station Everett, 2000 W. Marine View Drive. Ship tours, fly-bys, entertainment, car show, displays, food court. Shuttle only on Everett Transit, no parking. 425-304-5665.

July 4

Arlington: Frontier Days Fourth of July, Haller Park, 1100 West Ave. Includes pancake breakfast at 11 a.m., kids parade at 4:30 p.m., grand parade at 5 p.m., Olympic Avenue.

Bothell: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Pancake breakfast, downtown firehouse, 10726 Beardslee Blvd.

Camano Island: 3 p.m. Freedom Park, 578 SW Camano Drive. Tribute to pioneers, with speakers, entertainment, Pearl Harbor Survivors, Boy Scout Troop 413.

Everett: Flying Pig Annual Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2929 Colby Ave.

Everett: Yankee Doodle Dash fun run, begins 9 a.m., Everett Family YMCA, 2720 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Fun run, 5 and 10k races, one-mile race.

Everett: 2 to 11 p.m. Colors of Freedom Festival, Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd. Shuttle on Everett Transit from Everett Community College parking lot on Broadway.

Everett: Passport to the Police open house, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3002 Wetmore Ave. Meet police officers, SWAT members, kids passport contest.

Bothell: Children’s parade, 12:15 p.m., line up at 104th Avenue and Main Street; grand parade, 1 p.m.; free to participate; routes proceed west on Main Street and then north on Bothell-Everett Highway to NE 188th Street.

Everett: Fun in the Sun street fair, 2 to 4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave.