Independence Day 2021 in Snohomish County is shaping up to be a festive heyday following last year’s cancellation of many favorite annual events. Enjoy fireworks, food, and community at these Fourth of July events in Everett and all over Snohomish County.
Everett Fireworks Display and Festival
Following a cancellation in 2020 due to COVID-19, the city of Everett brings back the annual Fourth of July fireworks display over Port Gardner Bay. Everett’s annual Fourth of July festival held at Legion Park is tentatively scheduled depending on state and local COVID-19 restriction revisions at the end of June. The annual parade is canceled. Check the city’s Facebook page for updates on event schedule details.
Everett YMCA Yankee Doodle Dash
The 22nd annual Yankee Doodle Dash hosted by the Everett YMCA takes place at the new YMCA facility on Colby Avenue for the first time. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 5K and fun runs occur in rolling waves beginning at 8 a.m. Runners also have the option of participating virtually by posting their results online. Advanced registration is required for both in-person and virtual runners. Prizes are available for the most patriotic runners dressed in red, white and blue.
Arlington Fireworks Display, Festivals and Fundraisers
The city of Arlington hosts a fireworks display at Bill Quake Memorial Park beginning at 10 p.m., and the annual Old Fashioned Fourth Festival at Legion Park runs from noon to 4 p.m. The yearly Pedal Paddle Puff Triathlon starts at 9 a.m., and the Rotary Club of Arlington’s annual Duck Dash fundraiser starts at 5 p.m. The beer garden at Haller Park is open on July 3 and 4.
Rock the Fourth – Everett Music Initiative
The Everett Music Initiative presents Rock the Fourth, an outdoor concert for ages 21+. Tickets are available online and will give you access to great local bands, a beer garden, food trucks and an up-close view of the city of Everett’s fireworks display. Rock the Fourth starts at 5 p.m. and is subject to potential revised COVID-19 guidelines. Check the event’s Facebook page for updates announced on or after June 30.
Delta Neighborhood Parade
The Delta Neighborhood Association holds its annual Delta Neighborhood Fourth of July Parade at 11 a.m. at Senator Henry M. Jackson Park in Everett. Participate in the parade by decorating your car or bike with patriotic flair and arrive at the park by 10 a.m. for staging. A party with live music and food trucks follows after the parade from noon to 4 p.m.
Edmonds Beat Brackett 5K, Parade& Fireworks
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Beat Brackett 5K run through Edmonds and Woodway with rolling waves of runners beginning at 8 a.m. Runners can register online and choose their start times. Participate in the patriotic costume contest to win prizes. Pending COVID-19 restrictions, the Edmonds Fourth of July parade and fireworks display is moving forward. Register for the parade by June 21 and check the event’s Facebook page for COVID-19 updates.
Marysville Fireworks Display and Festival
The city of Marysville holds its firework display at 10 p.m. from the southern end of the town. Local food trucks and festive selfie stations for photo ops at Asbery Field and Ebey Waterfront Park open at 7 p.m. Both spots provide great views of the fireworks display, and the fireworks are also visible from Marysville Town Center Mall.
USA Birthday Bash Evergreen Speedway
Evergreen Speedway holds its annual USA Birthday Bash at 6 p.m. Tickets for this demolition derby, and firework display in Monroe are on sale now. Kids five and under get in free, as do members of the military that present a military ID at the box office.
Celebrate Independence Day 2021 with your friends, family and community at these festive events in Snohomish County. Whether you’re enjoying live music in Everett, food trucks in Marysville, or fireworks in Arlington, Edmonds or Monroe, there’s Fourth of July fun to be had for everyone in Snohomish County.