Happy 4th of July!

Enjoy the day and have some fun in the sun!!!  Check out the events around the area…

4th of July 2011 

4th of July Schedule of Events

11 a.m. Colors of Freedom Parade
Bring a lawn chair and grab a front row seat for the best show in town!  Watch world class marching bands, dance & drill teams, giant puppets,  stilt walkers, clowns and more! Free Everett Transit shuttles from Everett Station.
Where:  Colby and Wetmore Avenues, between Wall and 26th streets

1-11 p.m. Colors of Freedom Festival
Enjoy a family picnic on the grassy bluff overlooking Port Gardner Bay. With free kids’ activities, a food fair, live music, and a stunning view of the fireworks over Port Gardner Bay, there’s something for everyone. Catch the free Everett Transit shuttle at the Everett Community College Broadway lot or Everett Station.

Where:  Legion Memorial Park  145 Alverson Blvd.

Live Music:

2:30–3:30 Allentown Cadets- national drum and bugle champions
4:00–6:00 pm DysFUNKsion – great hits of the 70s and 80s
6:30-8:30 Knut Bell and the Blue Collars – rockabilly
8:30-10:30 The Lucas Cates Band  – pop, rock, country, punk, cool

10:20 p.m. Thunder on the Bay Fireworks
Port Gardner Bay Viewing Areas:

Legion Park 145 Alverson Blvd.
Grand Avenue Park 1800 Grand Ave.

No parking available at Legion Memorial Park on July 4th- take Everett Transit

Shuttle and parking information
All Everett Transit buses operate free of charge on July 4th! Try catching the bus from your neighborhood to avoid the hassle of parking. Last shuttle to festival for fireworks viewing leave Everett Station and N. Broadway ECC parking lots at 9:45 pm.

Other Fun events Downtown at the Parade Site

8:30 a.m. Yankee Doodle Dash
Everett Family YMCA 2720 Rockefeller Ave
A fun, healthy way to start your July 4th.
Celebration.  1 mile family fun run, 5k and 10k races.

10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Fire on Ice
Comcast Community Ice Rink 2000 Hewitt Ave
Open skate.  $4 Includes skate rental.

12:00-4:00 p.m. Imagine Children’s Museum
1502 Wall St
Celebrate a Star Spangled 4th of July with Imagine Children’s Museum. 
Visit the Museum and create a one-of-a-kind Patriotic Hat .
Military families receive free Museum admission, and all other visitors enjoy buy-one-get-one-free admission.
Children (12 mo. and under) FREE
General Admission $7.75

12:00p.m.-4:00  p.m . Everett Police Department Open House
3002 Wetmore Ave
Receive a “Passport to the Police” and search the Police Department building maze.  Meet detectives, crime scene investigators, robots, k-9 handlers, and officers from other police functions.  Meet Colby the Crime Prevention Dog. Complete the passport and receive a prize.
Wetmore Ave will have crime prevention activities and information booths.

1-3 p.m. Fun in the Sun Street Fair
First Baptist Church,  Pacific and Wemore Avenues.
Family friendly fair with free  children’s  inflatables, pony rides, live music, antique car show.  Free cotton candy snow cones and more.

7:05 p.m. Everett Aquasox Baseball
Everett  Memorial Stadium 3900 Broadway
Everett  Aquasox vs. the Salem-Keizer volcanoes
with post-game fireworks.

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