South Sound Family Friendly 4th of July Events and Fireworks Displays in Tacoma Puyallup and Beyond-Updated for 2021!
Here’s our 2021 round up for the 4th of July. Wondering what 4th of July events are happening this year? While many were cancelled due to planning problems around Covid restrictions, many others are ON! We have links to all of them below, and I thank you in advance for using them to confirm details.
Note that several are happening on the 3rd or another date other than the 4th, and some are now drive-up/drive in events.
We have provided links so you can double check details.
If you have questions about the legality of fireworks in your neighborhood, the easiest thing to do is to figure out if you’re in the limits of a city or in a non-city part of the county, and then check with that municipality. Please be extra cautious given the dry conditions this year. Stay safe and have fun!
Cancelled for 2021
Cancelled for 2021
I believe this is cancelled. I’m working on confirming that.
Red, White, and Blues Festival, Federal Way
This one was June 30th this year.
Yes! There is a parade in Enumclaw this year! Bike parade for the kids, too!
Let Freedom Ring! Puyallup’s 3rd of July Celebration
Saturday, July 3, 2021 Events all day, including a fireworks show you can watch from your car. This is a ticketed event. Be sure to read all the details.
If you just want to watch the fireworks, various spots on the hill above the fairgrounds will likely work, though I’m leaving all that up to you. Again, note that this is on the 3rd.
The air show and car show portions look to be on. As far as I can tell, there will not be fireworks etc..
Fireworks on the 2nd and 3rd if you want to take in a ball game!
Fireworks show if you are a DOD ID card holder
DuPont July 4th: A Hometown Celebration
Cancelled for 2021
Lacey Fireworks Spectacular 2021 “Drive Up and Watch” July 3 fireworks show! Saturday July 3, 10 p.m.
Fireworks will be launched from Chinook Middle School with surrounding parking lots open to the public for viewing!
Fireworks show and event on the 3rd; parade on the 4th
Red, White & Blue Drive-Thru
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Sunday, July 4
Tumwater City Hall | 555 Israel Road SW, Tumwater WA
Load up the car and bring the family down to Tumwater City Hall on the 4th of July. Drive-thru “entries” will be stationed around City Hall and along New Market Street. As in our traditional parades, you’ll see military and veteran’s groups, high school cheer and dance teams, classic cars, and more. But this year, you will drive past entries as they stay in one place. Attendees will remain in their vehicles for the duration of the event.
Registration is required. Choose from three available time slots: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., or 12 p.m.
Thunder Valley Fireworks Show
Presenting Sponsor Nisqually Red Wind Casino 10:15 p.m. | Sunday, July 4
The Thunder Valley Fireworks Show is the biggest and best fireworks show in the County – and it’s back for 2021!
The fireworks will be discharged from the Tumwater Valley Golf Course Driving Range. While we aren’t holding a festival or a public viewing area for the show, the fireworks can be seen in places around the City like Tumwater Hill or the North Street area. Park and watch the fireworks from the location of your choice.
No organized displays that I know about, but (pro tip from someone who grew up there-) you can usually see a ton of stuff blowing up over most bodies of water. Try to get yourself invited to a party thrown by someone who lives on a bay or something.
There IS a wings and wheels car and air show at the Narrows Airport on the 3rd and 4th. This is a drive in event this year, and you do need tickets.
4th of July Sinclair Inlet Fireworks Show, Port Orchard/Bremerton
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