Thursday, July 4 is Independence Day, also known as The 4th of July! It's a federal holiday in the U.S., celebrating the day the U.S. adopted the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, and declared independence from Britain.
This is our biggest national holiday of the year! There will be celebrations all day and fireworks at night. Each city plans their own celebration. Check out the links below to decide where you would like to celebrate:
Seafair Summer 4th
Noon- 11:00 p.m.
Gas Works Park & Lake Union Park
Live music, refreshments, and a huge fireworks display.
Bellevue Family 4th
2 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.
Bellevue Downtown Park
Live music, entertainment, free kids' activities, and a great fireworks display over the park, set to music played live by the Bellevue Youth Symphony.
10 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Parade, live music, food, and fireworks over Lake Washington.
Fourth on the Plateau
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Food, live music, kids' activities, fireworks.
Down Home 4th of July and Heritage Day Celebration
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Veteran's Memorial Park
(Parade route is on NW Gilman Blvd)
Old fashioned games and races, "Slug Speed Race" contest, pie-eating contest, kids bike and pet parade, Jazz music, and more. (no fireworks)
More celebrations, fun runs, and fireworks displays are happening all throughout the region.
Here is a link to information: http://www.seattle-fun.com/seattle-fourth-of-july.html
Have a wonderful 4th of July!