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Community Event - Red White & Blues Festival *Expected Council, Arts, and Parks Commission Quorums*

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
Event category: 
Main Calendar
Time Details : 
4:00 p.m. Fireworks at 10:15 p.m.
Address : 
Celebration Park Fields; 1095 S 324th Street; Federal Way, WA 98003
Event Description: 

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the 25th annual 2018 Red, White and Blues Festival

Fireworks, food and star-studded entertainment are on tap for Federal Way’s 25th annual Fourth of July Red, White and Blues Festival.
Free and open to the public, the event starts at 4 p.m. July 4 at Celebration Park, 1095 South 324th St. and concludes with a fireworks show that begins at 10:15 p.m.

The festival includes live music and fun activities for all ages, including fantastic inflatables, ZORB ball, We Care interactive sports and games, family-friendly activities, face painting and a Sports Activity Zone brought to you by USA Games/Special Olympics. The event also features an interactive arts and crafts tent where participants can make-and-take a variety of festive creations. Fan-favorite food vendors will be on-site to offer a wide range of dinner options, festival goodies, and frozen treats. The Kiwanis General Store will satisfy the shopping urges of anyone looking for patriotic or glow-in-the-dark novelties and other concessions.

Live entertainment and music begins at 4 p.m. on the Main Stage. World-class entertainer, comedian and juggler Alex Zerbe is back again by popular demand as Master of Ceremonies. Kids of all ages will be encouraged to march in the Kids Parade at 7:15 p.m.

The evening will finish with one of the best fireworks displays in the South Sound! Festival-goers will have a front-row seat to the 22-minute choreographed fireworks show put on by Entertainment Fireworks, Inc. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for watching the fireworks. (Tents, canopies and pop-up umbrellas are not permitted.)

Free on-site parking will be available at the Celebration Park Main Parking Lot. The parking lot opens to the public at 3 p.m, but will remain closed throughout the day for event setup. Those wishing to access the kid’s playground area or Celebration Park trails are encouraged to park in the South Soccer Field Lots.

This event is brought to you by The City of Federal Way’s Parks Department, including the Community Center and Recreation Divisions. The event is proudly sponsored and supported by Waste Management, Red Canoe Credit Union, the Federal Way Mirror newspaper, Federal Way Arts Commission and 4Culture.