Not sure where to watch the fireworks? These places around Seattle are giving a truly American show!
One of the best ways of celebrating America’s Independence Day is heading to a 4th of July firework show, spreading a blanket under the stars, and getting mesmerized by the colorful show!
Fortunately this year, firework displays are coming back, and celebrations extravaganzas are returning to the Washington community. These are some of the best places to watch the fireworks.
1. Bellevue 4th of July fireworks
Downtown Bellevue will light up once again for Independence Day at 10:05 pm on Sunday, July 4. This will be the first public event in the city since March 2020. This celebration will not include entertainment, live music, or other activities before or after the show. Downtown Bellevue will function as a viewing area for the fireworks and nearby parking will be available at The Bellevue Collection. To all those people staying at home, there will also be a firework live stream . To keep people safe and minimize delays, several streets will be closed to vehicle traffic during and after the event. Visitors are encouraged to walk, bike, or carpool to Downtown Park. The State Department of Health offers more information regarding COVID-19 measures. Make sure to check out Bellevue’s 4th of July Fireworks page for updated information on the show.
2. “Edmonds Kind of 4th”
On Sunday, July 4th at 10:00 pm, the sky above Civic Field will light up like never before. The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is bringing back this traditional show, and this year we will expect to see 900 shells of fireworks being shot at the sky! It’s gonna be the biggest firework show they’ve ever had.
3. Everett’s July Fourth
“Thunder on the Bay fireworks” iconic show returns with an all-new 22-minute show set, launching over Port Gardner Bay at 10:00 pm on July 4th. The show is so big, there are a bunch of great places to watch from:
- Legion Memorial Park: this is the place to be on the Fourth of July. The park’s overlook offers outstanding views of the waterfront and the fireworks show. This year a festival will be offered at the park with live music, food trucks, and a beer garden.
- Grand Avenue Park: this amazing park overlooks the waterfront, and it’s a great viewing location.
- Port of Everett: this spot is the closest you can get to the show and it’s massive. There are tons of things to do and places to grab a bite. Note that’s there’s a $5 parking fee during special events.
- Harborview Park: this location is a bit far from the show, but still offers a good viewing point. It’s likely to be less crowded, but parking is limited, and there are no restroom facilities.
- Tune into the soundtrack: Media partners KXA/KRKO have put together a great soundtrack for the fireworks show, so we advise you to turn up your radio and listen to KXA FM 101.1 or AM 1520 during the fireworks.
4. Hybrid Seafair Summer 4th 2021
We’re all gonna miss again Seattle’s Seafair this year, but you can turn in to King TV on July 4th, and relive some of the favorite fireworks shows from the past, also, you’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at new things happening at the Seafair 2022. You can visit their website, and check out more fun activities to celebrate July 4th.
5. Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fireworks Show
JBLM invites DOD ID cardholders to the Cowan and Memorial Stadium for a firework show that’ll start at 10:15 pm on Sunday, July 4th. Food trucks will available starting at 7:00 pm. Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated people. You can get more updates on the show at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord website.
6. Red, White & Boom Fireworks
Snoqualmie’s annual community fireworks show is back, and this year will be a night your family won’t forget. Each year they add more and more to the show, bringing something spectacular to the community each time. This show will have something for everyone, from vendors, food trucks, and attractions, Red, White & Boom promises a fun experience for all visitors.