Celebrate your independence at community festivals, fireworks shows

The News TribuneJuly 4, 2014 

Steilacoom Parade 1

Brothers Ryan, left, and Kyle Sharp drive in Steilacoom's Fourth of July parade in 2005.

BRIDGET BROWN — Staff photographer file, 2005 Buy Photo

Here are the local fireworks displays and other community celebrations where you can join your neighbors in the fun.

JULY 4-6

SeaTac Family Fourth of July

11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 4, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 5, noon-6 p.m. July 6, Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac; free; 206-973-4680.


Tacoma’s Freedom Fair 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Ruston Way Waterfront, Ruston Way, Tacoma. Free. 253-507-9357, freedomfair.com.

Seafair Summer Fourth

noon-midnight, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle. 206-728-0123.

Four on the Fourth 4-mile

9 a.m., Steilacoom Town Hall, 1717 Lafayette St. $11 or less. 253-537-8712, databarevents.com/4onthe4th.

Steilacoom Grand Old Fourth of July

9 a.m.-11 p.m., Steilacoom Town Hall, 1717 Lafayette St. Free. 253-581-1161.

DuPont July 4th Celebration

10 a.m. parade, festival, duck race, dynamite dash and more, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Clocktower Park, 1408 Thompson Circle, DuPont.

JBLM FreedomFest

11 a.m.-11 p.m., Cowan Stadium, Bitar Avenue and South 12th Street, JBLM. Free. 253-967-5200, JBLMfreedomfest.com.

Meeker Mansion Family Social & Puyallup Community Band Concert

2-5 p.m., Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup. Free. 253-845-1770.

4th of July Festival

11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Les Gove Community Campus, 1005 12th St. SE, Auburn. Free entertainment and admission; unlimited rides/activities for $5. 253-931-3043, auburnwa.gov/events.

Red, White and Blues Festival

4 p.m., Celebration Park, 1095 S. 324th St., Federal Way. Live music, games, arts & crafts, fireworks, free admission. www.cityoffederalway.com/RWB.

Tumwater’s 27th Annual Independence Day Parade

11 a.m., Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road SW, Tumwater. Free. 360-754-4160, ci.tumwater.wa.us/parade.

Tumwater Artesian Family Festival & Thunder Valley Fireworks

6-10:45 p.m., Tumwater Valley Municipal Golf Course, 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE. Free admission; $10 event parking. 360-754-4160, ci.tumwater.wa.us/festival.

BBQ Fireworks Live Band

4 p.m., Shelton Elks Lodge, 741 SE Craig Road, Shelton. $9. 360-426-2322, sheltonelks2467.com.

Ocean Park Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

10 a.m., Sheldon Park, 256th Street and Vernon Avenue, Ocean Park.

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