From watching fireworks light up the sky to enjoying good food with the family, it’s time to sport your red, white and blue and check out these events in Washington in honor of the Fourth of July.
The 2022 Summer Epicurean Soiree
Join Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi in Bellevue at its 2022 Summer Epicurean Soiree to celebrate both its four-year anniversary and Independence Day on July 4. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. featuring 20 distinctive food and libation offerings, live music, caricature portrait artists, photo-ops, a late-night fireworks show and more in honor of the special day. Tickets are $250 per person and must be purchased online. To learn more about the 2022 Summer Epicurean Soiree or to purchase tickets, visit sevenrooms.com.
Fourth of July at Downtown Kirkland
Grab the kiddos and head to Downtown Kirkland for a Fourth of July celebration featuring local shops to browse, dancing, music, food and a fun parade. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and admission is free with donations accepted. To learn more about the Fourth of July Celebration, visit eventbrite.com.
Bainbridge Island’s Grand Old 4th
Comedic hometown hero Chris Kattan, of “Saturday Night Live,” returns to Bainbridge Island for its four-day Fourth of July celebration. Events kick off Friday, July 1, with the island’s First Friday Art Walk and Moonlight Market, complete with tasty eats, along Winslow Way in the heart of the island’s downtown community. On Saturday night, Kattan hosts two sold-out performances benefiting Lynwood Theatre. As the finale to the weekend, enjoy the 55th annual Grand Old 4th festivities in Winslow, including an incredible car show, the Kitsap Bank Grand Old 4th Street Fair at Waterfront Park and the mile-long Hometown Parade, to name a few. While most events are free, some have charitable aspects. To learn more, visit bainbridgechamber.com.
Amazon Seafair Summer Fourth
Voted to have the nation’s best fireworks show by USA Today and Business Insider, the Amazon Seafair Summer Fourth has returned to Lake Union Park for a day of family-friendly fun with delicious food, libations, games, vendors, live music, beer gardens and, of course, the biggest fireworks show in all of Washington over Lake Union’s beautiful waters. Tickets start at $40 per person and can be purchased online. To learn more about the Amazon Seafair Summer Fourth, visit seafair.org.
Bellevue Family Fourth
Celebrate Independence Day at the Bellevue Family Fourth for its 30th year in Bellevue Square. The event will kick off at 5 p.m., and guests can expect to enjoy a family zone with games and activities, a services ceremony, live music from Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra, dancing and a stellar fireworks show to finish the night off in style. The event is free and open to the public. To learn more about Bellevue Family Fourth, visit bellevuedowntown.com.
Burien Independence Day Parade
If you are looking for a more intimate, family-friendly patriotic event, the Burden Independence Day Parade has you covered. The 98th annual event will take place on the holiday and will feature marching bands, floats and plenty of people in fun costumes. The event is free and welcomes everyone in the community. To learn more about Burien Independence Day Parade, visit discoverburien.org.