It’s hard to believe but July kicks off this weekend! What’s even more wild is that the 4th of July is just a few days away. Whether you want to party, watch fireworks or get outdoors, there’s something for you. Here are 6 of the best things to do on the 4th of July in Seattle.

Watch the 4th of July fireworks

Perhaps the most classic 4th of July celebration is watching fireworks. Luckily for you there are tons of celebrations happening around the Sound. Whether you want to see a big celebration or a small one, there’s something for everyone.

Find a new spot to watch the Seattle fireworks

If you’re planning on attending the Seattle fireworks theres a chance that you might not want to be in Gas Works Park. That’s totally fair and the good news is that there are plenty of other locations where you can watch the show from. Of course we made a list of those spots for you.

2022 Naturalization Ceremony

Part of what makes our country so special and unique is the fact that we have a diverse population from across the world. Help welcome our country’s newest Americans at one of the largest naturalization ceremonies that happens right here in Seattle at Seattle Center.

When: July 4th
Where: 305 Harrison St

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July 4th BBQ Rooftop Party

If you’re looking to celebrate the 4th in a big way you can’t go wrong with a trip to Monkey Loft. See a whole host of local DJs play their best tracks, enjoy drinks, and dance the night away.

When: July 4th
Where: 2915 First Ave S

Art Marble 21 Fourth of July Weekend and Block Party

Expect live DJs, beer gardens, games, food and more. Plus you have the ability to celebrate over several days with events happening the first through the fourth. Whether you want to go big or small, there’s something here for you.

When: July 1st-4th
Where: 731 Westlake Ave N
Cost: Free/Varies

Check out everything else happening around the Sound

We love a good crowdsourced map and it just so happens that there’s one for 4th of July events happening around Puget Sound. Whether you’re looking for official events, smaller community ones, or something in between, chances are that you’ll find it here.

Happy 4th of July, Seattle!