Looking for some fun and cheap ways to spend this Fourth of July? From fireworks to parties, there are many options in Seattle this year!
After a particularly rainy spring in Seattle, we’re crossing our fingers for clear skies this Fourth of July. In addition to the many free options for viewing fireworks, there are several other Fourth of July celebrations happening in and around Seattle this weekend. The best part is, all of these events are either affordable or completely free. We’ve rounded up some of the best options for you here!
1. Seafair Summer Fourth
Seattle’s most famous fireworks display is Seafair Summer Fourth. You can choose from multiple location options: you can watch the fireworks from Gasworks Park, Lake Union Park, or even on Lake Union if you have a boat. Both parks will have music, food trucks, and beer gardens available. For more details visit their website and check out the fun activities they have planned.
When: Monday, July 4, 3:00 – 11:00 p.m. (fireworks start at 10:15 p.m.)
Where: Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park
2. Fourth of July Block Party at Art Marble 21
Art Marble 21’s Block Party is officially back, so get ready to dance to the best beats! There will be DJs, a beer garden, and plenty of indoor and outdoor games at this bar and events space in South Lake Union. Expect fun for the whole family during the day and a dance party for ages 21+ every evening. You can find more information by visiting the Art Marble 21 website.
When: Friday, July 1 through Monday, July 4
Where: Westlake Av N. (Between Roy St. and 9th Ave N)
3. Red, White and Bollywood Dance Party
Looking for a fun and slightly different way to celebrate the Fourth of July? Bring your friends to this dance party for ages 21+ and spend the night dancing to Bollywood bangers. Attendants are encouraged to dress up in red, white, and blue.
When: Sunday, July 3 at 9 p.m.
Where: Nectar Lounge in Fremont
4. Bellevue 4th of July Fireworks
Downtown Bellevue will light up once again for Independence Day at 10:05 pm on Monday, July 4. Make sure to check out Bellevue’s Fourth of July fireworks page for updated information on the show and the other events planned for the day.
You can also check out our article for more spots around Seattle to watch the 4th Of July Fireworks.
When: Monday, July 4 at 10:05 pm
Where: Downtown Bellevue
5. Annual Naturalization Ceremony
Every Fourth of July, Seattle Center hosts one of the country’s largest naturalization ceremonies. The public is invited to attend and celebrate all of Seattle’s new American citizens. It’s one of the most uplifting and patriotic ways to spend your Fourth of July.
When: Monday, July 4 at 11 a.m.
Where: Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion