You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In Washington This Year
“Where can I find the best fireworks near me?” is the question that’s on many Washingtonians’ minds as we prepare to celebrate another Fourth of July. The short answer is: pretty much anywhere. Just like in 2015 and 2016, we’ve rounded up a Fourth of July fireworks guide to help you decide where to be mesmerized this year.
Here are the other spectacular fireworks displays in Washington:
- Ritzville, July 4. Ritzville’s fireworks display, which begins at dusk, is presented by Life Care Center of Ritzville and can be seen all over town.
- Othello, July 4. The 4th of July Sun Faire is held at Lions Park beginning at 10 AM, with the fireworks display kicking off at 10 PM.
- Clarkston, July 4. Clarkston’s annual Community Spirit Fireworks show is now over 30 years old. Held at Clarkston High School, the gates open at 6 PM, and the live music begins at 8. Fireworks begin at 10 PM.
- Kennewick, July 4. The 31st annual River of Fire Festival at Columbia Park includes music, food, train rides for the kids, and fireworks over the Columbia River at dusk. The cost is an $8 donation per car.
- Prosser, July 4. The Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration at City Park ends with a beautiful fireworks display at 10 PM.
- Benton City, July 4. Head to the Benton City Lions Club at 1100 Ellen Street for a fireworks show at dusk.
- Chelan, July 1. Chelan’s Rockin’ Fireworks Show is held at Chelan Bay at West Nixon and Highway 150 on July 2 at 10:00 PM.
- Wenatchee, July 4. Catch the fireworks show at the Wenatchee Valley Independence Day Celebration at Walla Walla Point Park at 10:15 PM.
- Manson, July 4. The “Big Show” 4th of July Fireworks over Manson Bay kick off at 10:15 PM.
- Forks, June 30-July 4. The theme of this year’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July is American Pride. There are events happening every day from June 30-July 4 including games for kids, a parade, and a salmon bake. Fireworks are July 4 at dusk.
- Port Angeles, July 4. The Port Angeles 4th of July Celebration has a full day of fun in store from 11-11 in the downtown area. Fireworks begin at 10:15 PM on the bay by the City Pier.
- Neah Bay, July 4. A day of Independence Day fun finishes off with a fireworks show at dusk.
- Sekiu, July 7-8. The 36th Annual Clallam Bay and Sekiu Fun Days culminate with a fireworks show on Saturday night at Clallam Bay Park.
- Fort Vancouver (see above).
- Ridgefield, July 4. Ridgefield’s 4th of July celebration lasts all day, ending with a 10 PM fireworks display you can see from all over town.
- Washougal, July 4. Washougal hosts a July 4th concert and celebration from 4:30 – 9:30 PM at Marina Park, ending with a beautiful 10 PM fireworks display.
- Longview, July 2-4. The annual Go Fourth Festival is a Longview tradition, and the three-day festival ends with a 4th of July fireworks show at 10 PM over Lake Sacajawea.
- Silver Lake, July 4. The Silver Lake Resort is hosting a magnificent fireworks display at 10 PM (doors open at 8:30). The cost to join the fun is $10.
- Republic, July 4, Catch the annual Fireworks at the Lake Show at dusk at Curlew Lake.
- Pasco, July 4, Pasco’s Grand Old Fourth celebration includes a day of family-friendly fun ending with a 10 PM Grand Old Fireworks show at GESA Stadium.
- Moses Lake, July 1. Moses Lake’s Freedom Festival is July 1-2. Fireworks are July 1 at 10 PM at McCosh Park.
- George, July 4. The 60th annual Independence Day in George, Washington takes place at George Community Hall and culminates with a fireworks show at 10 PM.
- Grand Coulee, see above.
- Royal City, July 14. Royal City’s Summerfest has a Friday night fireworks show at 10:00 PM to kick off their three-day festival.
- Aberdeen, July 4. Aberdeen’s Splash Festival wraps up at Seaport Landing with a fireworks display at 10:00 PM.
- Elma, July 8. Gray’s Harbor Raceway hosts a fireworks show after the Q-Mart Midseason Championship.
- Westport, July 4. The Booming Bay Fireworks Display starts at dusk at the Westport Marina.
- Oak Harbor, July 4. Oak Harbor’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July takes place at Windjammer Park, with fireworks at dusk.
- Freeland (Whidbey Island), July 4. Celebrate America’s fireworks show kicks off at 10:20 PM at Freeland Park.
- Port Townsend, July 4. The annual “Old School” 4th of July Celebration ends with a magnificent fireworks display at 10:10 PM.
- Seattle (see above).
- Kirkland (see above).
- Bellevue, July 4. Enjoy fireworks downtown at 10:05 PM.
- Des Moines, WA, July 4. Fireworks are at the waterfront at 10:15 PM.
- Edmonds, July 4. Enjoy a fireworks show at the Civic Stadium at 10 PM.
- Federal Way, July 4. There will be a fireworks show at Celebration Park beginning at dark.
- Kent, July 4. Fireworks are at Lake Meridian Park at 10 PM.
- Newcastle, July 4. Enjoy fireworks at 1- PM at Lake Boren Park.
- Renton, July 4. Renton’s fireworks show begins at 10 PM at Coulon Park.
- SeaTac, July 4. SeaTac’s annual fireworks show is at Angle Lake Park at 10 PM.
- Tukwila, July 4. Enjoy a fireworks display at 10 PM at Fort Dent Park.
- Bainbridge Island, July 4. The Grand Old 4th of July festivities end with a fireworks show at dusk at Waterfront Park.
- Port Orchard, July 4. Port Orchard’s fireworks show is at the Downtown Waterfront and Bay Street at dark.
- Kingston, July 4. Kingston’s fireworks display is a long-standing local tradition that kicks off at dusk.
- Silverdale, July 28. Silverdale’s Whaling Days Festival includes a fireworks display on Friday night at 10:00 PM.
- Poulsbo, July 3. Poulsbo’s Viking Fest and Third of July festivities include a fireworks show at 10:15 PM.
- Cle Elum, July 4. Downtown Cle Elum is hosting an array of Fourth of July events, most notably a fireworks show at dark.
- Centralia, July 4. Enjoy the annual Summerfest celebration, which ends with a fireworks display at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds at dark.
- Mossyrock, July 4. Mossyrock High School hosts a fireworks display at 10 PM.
- Union, July 3. Thunder on the Canal will be at Alderbrook Resort, with fireworks beginning at dark.
- Oroville, July 4. A day of fun at Deep Bay Park finishes with fireworks at 10 PM.
- Long Beach, July 4. Enjoy fireworks on the beach around 10 PM.
- Ilwaco, July 1. Fireworks at the Port of Ilwaco will be on July 1 at dusk.
- Tacoma, July 4. The annual Freedom Fair and Air Show on the waterfront ends with a fireworks show. The time is still TBD.
- Eatonville, July 3. Eatonville hosts a two-day 4th of July celebration beginning on the 3rd at 5 PM at Eatonville Elementary School. The fireworks display starts July 3rd at dusk.
- Fort Lewis, July 3-4. Head to Freedom Fest at JBLM (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) for two days of fun. Fireworks are July 4th and 10 PM.
- Steilacoom, July 4. Steilacoom’s 4th of July itinerary includes at 10:30 PM fireworks show over the Sound.
- Lake Tapps, July 4. The Lake Tapps fireworks show kicks off at 10 PM.
San Juan County
- Lopez Island, July 4. Lopez Island’s all-day celebration finishes off with a huge fireworks show starting at 10:30 PM at the Spit on Fisherman Bay.
- Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, July 3. Fireworks begin around 10 PM at the Deer Harbor Marina.
- Orcas Island, July 4. The fireworks display is presented over Eastsound, sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce, beginning at dusk.
- Friday Harbor, July 4. San Juan Island’s 4th of July celebration includes fireworks that start at dusk at the Port of Friday Harbor.
- Roche Harbor, July 4. Enjoy a day of festivities at the Roche Harbor Resort ending with a fireworks display at 10:30 PM.
- Alger, July 8. Catch a fireworks show at the Skagit Speedway following the Les Schwab Tires Midseason Championship.
- Anacortes, July 4. Anacortes will have fireworks over Fidalgo Bay beginning at dusk.
- Big Lake, July 3. Big Lake’s fireworks show begins at dusk.
- La Conner, July 4. Celebrate Rock the Dock with a day of music and fun, finishing off with a fireworks show at dark.
- Mount Vernon, July 4. The Fabulous Fourth of July at Edgewater Park includes a fireworks display at dark.
- Sedro Woolley, July 4. The annualLoggerodeo celebration kicks off June 30 and ends with a wonderful fireworks show on July 4th at 10 PM.
- Everett, July 4. Enjoy fireworks over Port Gardner Bay at 10:20 PM.
- Arlington, July 4. The annual Frontier Days celebration includes a fireworks show at Boys & Girls Club at 9 PM.
- Darrington, July 4. To see the fireworks in Darrington, head to the Darrington High School football field at dusk.
- Edmonds, July 4. Edmonds hosts an old-fashioned Fourth of July event downtown that includes a fantastic fireworks display at dusk.
- Monroe, July 4. Head to the Evergreen Speedway for a Demo Derby and Fireworks event from 3 – 11 PM.
- Spokane, July 4, Riverside Park (see above).
- Liberty Lake, July 4. Head to Pavillion Park at 6 PM for a live concert followed by fireworks at dark.
- Lacey, July 3. The Downtown Lacey Fireworks Spectacular & Freedom Concert kicks off at 3:00 PM on the 3rd and ends with fireworks at 10:00 PM.
- Tumwater, July 4. The Artesian Family Festival and Thunder Valley Fireworks Show starts at 11:00 Am with a parade downtown and finishes with fireworks at dark at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course. Onsite parking is $10 per car.
- Olympia, July 16. To honor 60 years in Olympia, Capital Lakefair’s 2017 fireworks finale’s theme is “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” Fireworks begin at 10 PM following a three day festival.
Walla Walla County
- Walla Walla, July 4. The annual Fourth of July in the Park celebration finishes off with a fireworks display at dark. All events take place at Pioneer Park.
- College Place, July 9. The City of College Place is hosting a fireworks show at dusk at the Old Rogers School site on the Walla Walla University campus at 4th and Bade.
- Bellingham, July 4. The Haggen Family 4th of July Celebration is at Zuanich Point Park
at Squalicum Harbor, with the fireworks kicking off at dark.
- Blaine, July 4. Blaine’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration includes a parade, a craft fair, a picnic and jazz concerts, finishing off with a fireworks display at Blaine Marine Park over Semiahmoo Bay at dark.
- Pullman, July 4. Gather at Sunnyside Park beginning at 5 PM for a BBQ and live music, ending with a beautiful fireworks display at dusk. Please leave alcohol and pets home.
- Yakima, July 4. Yakima’s annual 4th of July celebration will be held at the fairgrounds from noon – 11 PM, with a spectacular fireworks display kicking off at 10:00 PM.
- Sunnyside, July 4. Sunnyside’s annual celebration begins with a parade at 11 AM and ends with fireworks downtown at dusk.
- Zillah, July 4. Zillah’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July event is at Stewart Park and ends with fireworks at dark.
We know more fireworks shows are still being announced and confirmed, so please let us know if we missed any. Have a safe and happy 4th of July, Washington!