LOCAL NEWS

Western Washington 4th of July fireworks: where to watch and when

Jul 1, 2022, 1:53 PM | Updated: 4:52 pm
fireworks...
4th of July fireworks above Lake Union (Flickr Creative Commons)
(Flickr Creative Commons)

Fourth of July celebrations are back and in full force this year! And with so many cities celebrating, it’s your choice to decide where you and your family want to set up camp, throw down a big ‘ol blanket, grab some drinks out of the cooler, and look up at the sky to see the spectacular light show! Here’s a run down of where to see the fireworks on Independence Day.

Lake Union

First up is Washington’s famous Seafair, voted one of the country’s best fireworks shows. You can expect live music, food, and games. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 17. Gates open at 1 p.m.

Seattle Seafair announces full force return after two-year pandemic hiatus

Location: Gas Works Park, 2101 N Northlake Way, and Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle.

Bainbridge Island

Next is the Fourth of July at Bainbridge Island.  If you are up for the ferry ride, take a day and ride across Puget Sound to Bainbridge and enjoy the traditional Grand Old 4th of July. The fun starts at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and ends at 5 p.m. with live music. There’s a car show and so much more.

Bellevue

Don’t miss 30 years of fireworks at the Bellevue 4th of July celebration in downtown Bellevue. You can enjoy free live music, kid’s activities, food, and family fun! Fireworks kick off at 10:05 p.m.

Celebrate our nation’s birthday in Bellevue Downtown Park with friends and neighbors at the Eastside’s largest 4th of July event, presented by The Bellevue Collection! Enjoy free live music, children’s activities, food options/food trucks, and family entertainment. The evening leads up to a spectacular fireworks show at 10:05 p.m. synchronized with a live performance by the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Tacoma’s Cummings Park

Tacoma Summer Blast is back with live music!

Location: Cummings Park, 3939 Ruston Way, and the Cambia Legacy Lawn at Dune Peninsula, 5361 Yacht Club Road, Tacoma.

Federal Way

Red, White and Blues Festival Fireworks Display at 10:15 pm! Planned festivities include musical entertainment, food vendors, sports for all sorts, face painting, interactive arts, family games, and inflatables.

Location: Celebration Park. 1095 South 324th Street Federal Way, WA 98003.

Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie’s Red White and Boom will offer food trucks, vendors, and fun for the whole family. The event starts at 7 p.m. and fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m.

Location: Community Park (adjacent to the YMCA) 35016 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065.

Local News

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)...
Frank Sumrall

Fauci awarded with rare Hutch Award, will throw ceremonial first pitch Aug. 9

Fauci has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for nearly 40 years.
16 hours ago
Follow @http://twitter.com/Mynorthwest...
MyNorthwest Staff

Meet Tucker, the Mariners’ new clubhouse dog

The Mariners went "outside the diamond" to acquire another major roster addition for their late-summer postseason push.
2 days ago
Sue Bird #10 of the Seattle Storm looks on during warm ups before the game against the Los Angeles ...
Tim Booth, Associated Press

Sue Bird at peace for what could be final game in Seattle

Seattle is currently the No. 4 seed ahead of Washington with a week left in the regular season.
2 days ago
Photo from the National Weather Service...
MyNorthwest Staff

Mini heat wave to hit Western Washington this weekend

A second smaller heat wave is set to start Aug. 6 after a record-breaking six days of 90-degree weather last week.
2 days ago
(KIRO 7)...
Nicole Jennings

Wildfire season in full swing in Washington after mild start

Wildfire season started off slowly in Washington this year due to the cool, wet spring, but as of this week, things appear to be fully underway.
3 days ago
Right: Jeremy, the 12-year-old victim of the scam...
Darren Dedo

Boy scammed with counterfeit money at his lemonade stand

Everett Police is looking for a man who officers say used fake money to rip off a 12-year-old boy at his lemonade stand.
3 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Work at Zum Services...

Seattle Public Schools announces three-year contract with Zum

Seattle Public Schools just announced a three-year contract with a brand-new company to the Pacific Northwest to assist with their student transportation: Zum.
Swedish Cyberknife 900x506...

June is Men’s Health Month: Here’s Why It’s Important To Speak About Your Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men in the United States, on average, die five years earlier than women.
...

Anacortes – A Must Visit Summertime Destination

While Anacortes is certainly on the way to the San Juan Islands (SJI), it is not just a destination to get to the ferry… Anacortes is a destination in and of itself!
...

Ready for your 2022 Alaskan Adventure with Celebrity Cruises?

Celebrity Cruises SPONSORED — A round-trip Alaska cruise from Seattle is an amazing treat for you and a loved one. Not only are you able to see and explore some of the most incredible and visually appealing natural sights on the planet, but you’re also able to relax and re-energize while aboard a luxury cruise […]
...

Compassion International Is Determined to ‘Fill’ a Unique Type of Football ‘Stadium’

Compassion International SPONSORED — During this fall’s football season—and as the pandemic continues to impact the entire globe—one organization has been urging caring individuals to help it “fill” a unique type of “stadium” in order to make a lasting difference in the lives of many. Compassion International’s distinctive Fill the Stadium (FtS, fillthestadium.com) initiative provides […]
...

What are the Strongest, Greenest, Best Windows?

Lake Washington Windows & Doors SPONSORED — Fiberglass windows are an excellent choice for window replacement due to their fundamental strength and durability. There is no other type of window that lasts as long as fiberglass; so why go with anything else? Fiberglass windows are 8x stronger than vinyl, lower maintenance than wood, more thermally […]
Western Washington 4th of July fireworks: where to watch and when