Believe it or not, Seattle, the 4th of July is just over a week away. Even if you already have plans, it doesn’t hurt to see what else is going on in the city. From classic fireworks to parades, we have you covered. Here are some of the best things to do in and around Seattle this 4th of July.

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Seafair 4th Of July

On the 4th of July, check out Seafair, the best way to celebrate Independence Day in the Pacific Northwest. The festivities will include a fully choreographed fireworks presentation accompanied by a musical score!

When:  Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where:Gas Works Park, South Lake Union Park, And Lake Union
Cost: Free & reserved seating available

Bellevue Family 4th

The Bellevue Family 4th returns to Bellevue Downtown Park for its 32nd year in the Heart of Bellevue. There will be free live performances, activities, food trucks, and a fireworks display at 10:05 p.m. synchronized to a performance from the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra.

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Bellevue Downtown Park
Cost: Free

Tacoma’s 4th of July Summer Blast

Tacoma’s 4th of July celebration is back! You can enjoy a full day of live music, food, entertainment, and craft vendors. There will be a 20-minute firework display!

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Ruston Way Waterfront
Cost: Free

The Bainbridge Island Grand Old 4th of July

Bainbridge Island will celebrate July 4th taking over downtown Winslow and Waterfront Park from 7am until 5pm. There will be a traditional Pancake Breakfast, Car Show, Street Fair, Kid’s Zone, Beer & Wine Garden, Live Music Stage, and of course, the mile-long Hometown Parade.

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Bainbridge Island
Cost: Free

Red, White & Varoom: 4th of July Celebration & Car Show

Head to Puyallup on July 4th and make your way to Pioneer Park for a car show, live music, beer garden, food trucks & kids’ zone.

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup
Cost: Free

Kirkland’s annual 4th of July parade

Celebrate Independence Day in Kirkland at its annual 4th of July parade. Sit or stand along the downtown business district and enjoy a family-friendly event featuring processions from local shops, dance groups, music, government representatives, honoring of veterans, and much more.

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Downtown Kirkland
Cost: Free

July 4th at Angle Lake Park

Fourth of July activities at Angle Lake Park in SeaTac kick off in the morning with a neighborhood street parade followed by the run around the lake competition. Stick around for some swimming, the Parade of Decorated Boats at sunset (around 9PM) before the fireworks begin at approximately 10. Bring a picnic and enjoy the live music.

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: 19408 International Blvd, SeaTac
Cost: Free

Have a great 4th of July, Seattle!