July 1-4, 2016

US Independence Day
MON a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies had formed the United States of America and were no longer part of the British Empire.

Fourth of July Events & Fireworks
MON
o Seafair Summer Fourth on Lake Union – Gas Works Park Map
o Bellevue Family 4th – Bellevue Downtown Park Map
o Demolition Derby and Fireworks – Evergreen Speedway in Monroe Map
o Fourth on the Plateau – Sammamish Plateau Map
o City of Kenmore Fireworks Show – Kenmore log boom Map
o Seatac Family Fourth Carnival – Angle Lake Park Map
o Carnation Celebration & Fireworks – Carnation Map
o Tacoma Freedom Fair – Ruston Way Waterfront Directions More fireworks shows

Wings of Freedom
FRI-MON Historic military aircraft on display. Flights available in Boeing B-17 and Consolidated B-24 WWII era bombers. See the aircraft that defended America in the world’s first and only global air war. At the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. Map
(www.collingsfoundation.org)

Vintage Car Races
FRI-SUN Get your horsepower fix watching vintage stock cars racing on the road course at Pacific Raceways in Kent. Map
(www.sovren.org)

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
SAT-MON Celebration of local maritime heritage with boat display, toy-boat building, sailing model boats, boat rides & races, food and live music at Lake Union Park and Center for Wooden Boats. Directions
(www.cwb.org)

Gig Harbor Wings & Wheels
SUN Aerial demonstrations and displays, bi-plane rides, amazing cars and aircraft, live music and the Smoke ‘N’ Thunder Jet Dragster. At the Tacoma Narrows Airport. Map
(freedomfair.com)

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