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2013 Seattle July 4th Celebration @ Lake Union | Seafair Summer Fourth, Gas Works Park


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Seattle Fireworks- July 4, 2005

From GasWorks Park | Photo by *Oregongirl

Seafair Summer 4th
July 4, 2013
Noon – 11 p.m. | Free | All Ages
More info:

Gas Works Park
2143 N Northlake Way Seattle, WA 98103

The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Seafair announced Seattle’s annual Lake Union 4th of July fireworks celebration is on in 2013 with a new funding strategy, producer and great business and community support. The Seattle Metro Chamber and Seafair collaborated with leading businesses to develop a long-term and sustainable funding plan to ensure the 4th of July fireworks show remains an iconic community event for years to come.

“We’re honored to have the opportunity to produce a fireworks celebration as part of our festival. We’ve been celebrating summer in Seattle for over 60 years and our goal is to bring people together to connect and celebrate the community spirit of our city. It feels natural to include this event in our line-up,”said Beth Knox, President and CEO of Seafair.

Schedule of Events

  • 12:00 p.m. – Gates open
  • 2:00 p.m. – Velcromindset Performs on Stage
  • 3:00 p.m. – Pie Eating, Sack Races, Hula Hoop Contest, Egg and Spoon Race, Tug-O-War
  • 4:00 p.m. – Payton Rector Performs on Stage
  • 5:00 p.m. – Pie Eating, Sack Races, Hula Hoop Contest, Egg and Spoon Race, Tug-O-War
  • 6:00 p.m. – Payton Rector Performs on Stage
  • 7:00 p.m. – Pie Eating, Sack Races, Hula Hoop Contest, Egg and Spoon Race, Tug-O-War
  • 10:15 p.m. – Fireworks Show Begins

Activities & Exhibitors
Enjoy a day in the park with cold air inflatables for the kids, the Gravitron Gyroscope, special entertainment, egg and spoons races, tug-o-war, sack races, a hula hoop contest, food vendors and a beer garden. There will be interactive booths and exhibitors along with appearances by the Seafair Princesses, Pirates and Clowns!

Food & Beverage
You are welcome to bring your own food and beverages into Gas Works Park on the 4th of July. Coolers are allowed into the park (subject to search). However, please remember that personal barbecues and alcoholic beverages are not permitted during the Seafair Summer Fourth. A beer garden will be set up for those who are 21 and up (don’t forget your ID).

If you choose not to bring your own, a variety of food and beverage vendors will be open for business from noon to 10 p.m. featuring time-honored holiday menu choices of hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream and more.

This July 4th watch Seattle’s best fireworks show LIVE on KIRO 7! Join KIRO 7 Eyewitness News anchors Steve Raible and Angela Russell beginning at 9pm, where we’ll take you behind the scenes to see how this amazing fireworks show comes together. When the fireworks start, KIRO 7 has every angle covered, on land, water, and in the air with Chopper 7, so you won’t miss a moment of the action. This July 4th the Fireworks Celebration is on KIRO 7, and KIRO Mobile with LIVE Coverage beginning at 9pm.

The natural amphitheater of Lake Union provides multiple vantage points for you to take in the Seafair Summer Fourth fireworks display. If you’re enjoying the fireworks from a location where you cant hear our sound system, tune in to Warm 106.9, Today’s Soft Favorites, to hear the perfectly synchronized soundtrack for the complete Seafair Summer Fourth experience.

About Our Pyrotechnic Designer
Western Display Fireworks is a fourth generation family owned business offering the finest in pyrotechnic productions. With over 60 years of experience, Western Display Fireworks are the oldest and largest aerial display company in the Northwest and are a part of hundreds of celebrations annually. The fireworks are fully choreographed to the Seafair Summer Fourth musical score, utilizing cutting edge technology, embracing in crowd favorites like the weeping willow fireworks.


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