- 4th of July Bellevue Fireworks Celebration
Bellevue 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations

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Downtown Bellevue 4th of July Fireworks

Celebrate America's Independence Day this July 4th at the Eastside's Premier 4th of July Fireworks Event!

Now in its 22nd year, the annual Bellevue fireworks event attracts some 60,000 people, features live performances including the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra, and ranks among the most spectacular fireworks shows in the Pacific Northwest. The annual Bellevue fireworks celebration is produced by City of Bellevue and Bellevue Downtown Association.

Highlights from 2013 Bellevue 4th of July Fireworks
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This year's fireworks celebration include: (schedule subject to change)


2013 Bellevue Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2013 | 2-10:30pm
Bellevue Downtown Park
425-452-4106 or 425-453-1223

Remember to bring a flashlight for safety. For games and activities, arrive early to avoid the crowds.

Parking & Street Closures
FREE parking is available at Bellevue Square after 6pm. At 9:30pm, all cars will be barred from NE 4th b/t 100th Ave and Bellevue Way, and from 100th Ave b/t NE 1st and 5th streets.

Event Volunteers
Interested in volunteering at the event? Call 425-453-3111 or email for more information or to register.


Main Stage Live Performances

(tentative schedule)

2:00pm Bellevue Parks Family Fun Zone opens
3:45pm Longstride (Reggage/Rock/Groove Band)
5:30pm Aaron Crawford (Americana/Country Band)
7:00pm Idol Eyez (Top 40 Dance Band)
9:00pm Bellevue Honor Guard presentation and placement of the colors
9:05pm "The Star-Spangled Banner" National Anthem by Newport High School Vocal Quartet
9:30pm Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra takes center stage to present a special Independence Day performance
10:05pm The Eastside's largest and most spectacular fireworks show set to live performance by the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra

10:30pm Post Fireworks Performance by Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra


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Bellevue Parks Family Fun Zone

2 - 8:30pm
The Bellevue Parks Family Fun Zone will entertain kids and adults throughout the day with activities ranging from free entertainment, jugglers, stilt walkers, mascot characters, balloon artists, face painting, free interactive games and more.

There will also be a variety of inflatable rides and a Mini Mountain climbing wall. Activities range from $2 to $8.


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Newcastle 4th of July Celebration

Schedule of activities:

  • 6pm - Picnicking at Lake Boren Park. Bring your own picnics. Summertime snack foods will be available for sale on site, including snow cones, kettle corn, chips, soda and bottled water.
  • 8pm - Rock concert featuring Big Dog Revue.
  • 10pm - The fireworks show will begin when it gets dark, or just after 10pm. Patriotic glow necklaces and paper flags will be given out as souvenirs.

Date: Thursday, July 4
Location: Lake Boren Park. Limited parking is available on site, as well as nearby off Coal Creek Parkway. City walking trails also lead to the site.

4th of July Celebrate Kirkland

Schedule of activities:

  • 10am - Children's Decorating Event at Marina Park Pavilion. Tattoos, flags, and tons of fun for the family.
  • 11:30am - Children's walking parade begins at Market and Central.
  • 12pm - Old Fashioned Downtown parade starts at Market and Central.
  • 1 - 10:30pm - Join all your friends and neighbors at Marina Park! Food and sponsor vendors in the park or bring your own picnic basket.
  • 5pm - Music in the Park.
  • 10:15pm - Fantastic Fireworks Display off of Marina Park with viewing from most downtown waterfront parks in Kirkland.

Date: Thursday, July 4
Location: Marina Park. Traffic will be heavy and parking is going to be tight in the downtown area all day so be sure to share a ride, take a bus, ride a bike or walk if possible.
For more information, visit Kirkland 4th of July.

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