Fourth of July activities

All events take place July 4, unless otherwise noted.


Paradise Amusements children’s carnival, July 2 through 4 in the city commons parking lot.

Arlington Kiddies’ parade, 2 p.m. July 3 at Centennial Fountain.

Pancakes in the park, 7 to 11 a.m. at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave.

Pedal, Paddle, Puff Triathlon, 8 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m. at Haller Park.

Kiwanis auction, noon at Haller Park

Tug of war and live music, 2 p.m. at Haller Park.

Ice cream eating contest, 4 p.m. at Local Scoop, 434 N. Olympic Ave.

Grand parade, line-up at 4 p.m., starts at 5 p.m. at the north end of Olympic Avenue.

Great Stilly Duck Dash, 7:30 p.m., corporate race at 7 p.m. at Haller Park.

Fireworks on the Fourth, 10 p.m. at Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave., east side of Arlington Airport.


Patriot dance, 7 to 10 p.m. July 3 at the Park at Bothell Landing.

Parade and family activities begin at noon on Main Street.

Re-enactment of the Battle of Concord, 3 p.m. at the Park at Bothell Landing. 425-486-7430,


Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 515 Dayton St., $5.

Children’s parade, 10 a.m. check-in, starts at noon at Fifth and Walnut streets.

Grand parade, 10 a.m. check-in, starts at 1 p.m. at Sixth and Main streets.

Washington State Civil War Association infantry loading and firing demonstration at 3 p.m. at City Park at Edmonds Way and Pine Street.

Fire department waterball competition at 3:30 p.m. at City Park.

Live music by the Lost Vuarnets at 7:30 p.m. at Civic Stadium, Sixth and Bell streets.

Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Civic Stadium.


Pancake breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon at the Flying Pig, 2929 Colby Ave.

Yankee Doodle Dash, 8:30 a.m. 10K, 8:40 a.m. 5K, 8:45 a.m. family fun run, entry fee required. Everett Family YMCA, 2720 Rockefeller Ave.

Independence Day parade and Navy Prowler fly-over, noon, sponsored by Everett Jaycees, begins at 26th Street and Colby, downtown Everett. 425-953-4043,

Family carnival, 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway. Free with game ticket.

Everett AquaSox baseball game against Vancouver Canadians, 4:05 p.m. at Everett Memorial Stadium, $6 to $8.50. 425-258-3673,

Thunder on the Bay Fireworks, 10 p.m. along the waterfront. Best viewing spots at the waterfront, Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Grand Avenue Park, 1800 Grand Ave., and Harborview Park, 1621 Mukilteo Blvd.


Star-Spangled Celebration: Family events, fireworks, 7-10:40 p.m. at Lynnwood Athletics Complex, 3001 184th St. SW. 425-771-4030,


Demolition Derby and Fireworks Show: Demolition derby and fireworks, 5 p.m. July 4. Evergreen Speedway, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-805-6100.


Fourth of July parade, ice cream social and fireworks celebration: Community parade at 11 a.m. July 3 and old-fashioned ice cream social, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 3 at D.O. Pearson House Museum, 27112 102nd Ave. NW. 360-629-6110.

Fireworks and music, 8 p.m. at Heritage Park, 9600 276th St. NW.

Island County

Celebrate America: Family fun and fireworks display, 4-11 p.m. July 3. Freeland Park, Shoreview Drive, Whidbey Island. 360-331-1980.

Old-Fashioned Fourth of July: Parade on July 3, fireworks, lawn mower races, tractor pull, July 3 and 4. Various locations, Oak Harbor.

Seattle and beyond

Family Fourth at Lake Union: Family activities, live entertainment, fireworks display, noon at Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle.

Bellevue Family Fourth: Live entertainment, children’s activities, food and fireworks, 6 p.m. at Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 NE Fourth St., Bellevue. 425-452-4106,

Fourth of Jul-Ivar’s: The 40th annual event features a day of food, family activities, live music and fireworks, noon-11 p.m., fireworks start at 10 p.m. at Myrtle Edwards Park on Elliott Bay, Seattle. 206-587-6500,

Anacortes Independence Day: An old-fashioned celebration with a parade, family activities and fireworks at various locations in downtown Anacortes and along the waterfront. 360-293-7911.

Fireworks and Fish on the Fourth of July: Seattle Aquarium’s celebration features music by Michael Powers, picnic food, kids events and fireworks, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. Gates open at noon. $18, $10 ages 3 to 12. Seattle Aquarium, Seattle; 206-386-4320,

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