Parade, Parties and Pyrotechnics Set For Friday July 4th in Everett, WA

4th of July events in Everett, WA

You can’t possess fireworks in Everett but you can see them over Port Gardner Bay at 10:20pm.

Every year the City of Everett sponsors the July 4th Parade in downtown Everett along with a great lawn party across from Legion Park. This year is no different as those two events anchor a number of 4th of July festivities in Everett. Here’s a rundown from the city’s website…

11 a.m. Colors of Freedom Parade
Bring a lawn chair and grab a front row seat for the best show in town!  Watch world-class marching bands, dance & drill teams, giant puppets, stilt walkers, clowns and more! Free Everett Transit shuttles from Everett Station.

Where:  Colby and Wetmore Avenues, between Wall and 26th streets

1-11 p.m. Colors of Freedom Festival
Enjoy a family picnic on the grassy bluff overlooking Port Gardner Bay. With free kids’ activities, a food fair, live music, and a stunning view of the fireworks over Port Gardner Bay, there’s something for everyone. Catch the free Everett Transit shuttle at the Everett Community College Broadway lot or Everett Station.

Where:  Legion Memorial Park  145 Alverson Blvd.

10:20 p.m. Thunder on the Bay Fireworks

Tune to 1520 AM for a radio simulcast of music to the fireworks.
Port Gardner Bay Viewing Areas:
Legion Park 145 Alverson Blvd.
Grand Avenue Park 1800 Grand Ave.

No parking available at Legion Memorial Park on July 4th- take Everett Transit

Shuttle and parking information
All Everett Transit buses operate free of charge on July 4th! Try catching the bus from your neighborhood to avoid the hassle of parking. Shuttles leave every 15 minutes from 12:30-9:45 p.m. Last shuttle to festival for fireworks viewing leaves Everett Station and N. Broadway EVCC parking lots at 9:45pm. Shuttles will be waiting to return passengers to their parking
lots after the Thunder on the Bay fireworks show.

OTHER FUN EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN EVERETT

8:30 a.m. Yankee Doodle Dash
Everett Family YMCA 2720 Rockefeller Ave
A fun, healthy way to start your July 4th.
Celebration.  1 mile family fun run, 5k and 10k races.

10-4 p.m. (10-11 a.m. members only) Star-Spangled Celebration
Imagine Children’s Museum, 102 Wall Street
Join in family-friendly activities, help create a larger-than-life Declaration of Independence, make your own Fourth of July hat in the Art Studio and take part in the musical stars and stripes wind chimes project. $9.50 general admission

10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fire on Ice
Comcast Community Ice Rink, 2000 Hewitt Ave.
$4 open skate (includes skate rental)

noon-4 p.m. Everett Police Open House
3200 Wetmore Ave.
Receive a “Passport to the Police” and search the department building maze.Complete the passport and receive a prize. Meet detectives, crime scene investigators, robots, K-9
handlers and officers from other police functions.

noon -3 p.m. Fun in the Sun Street Fair
First Baptist Church,  Pacific and Wetmore Avenues.
Family-friendly fair with free  children’s  inflatables, pony rides, live music, antique car show.  Free cotton candy, snow cones and more.

7:05 p.m. Everett AquaSox Baseball
Everett Memorial Stadium, 3900 Broadway Ave
Fun, baseball and post-game fireworks.
AquaSox vs. Tri-City Dust Devils

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