Where to Celebrate July 4th in Lakewood!

By Michelle Maestas, Publisher/Editor July 1, 2019

Are you looking for ways to celebrate July 4th in the Lakewood area? 

We have all your Independence Day fun in Lakewood area — fireworks, parades, community picnics, and more — rounded up right here for you!

Here are 5 ways you can find your family fun in Lakewood on July 4th and celebrate Independence Day:

Tacoma Freedom Fair

Thursday, July 4th 9:00am-10:30pm

Ruston Way, Tacoma WA 98402

Details: Get ready for the Tacoma Freedom Fair! Car Show, Air Show - After 6 years, the military is back! Kids Zone, Pet Zone, 5 stages of live music and entertainment all day, and the Fireworks show!

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Tacoma Freedom Fair Kids Park

Thursday, July 4th 10:00am-10:00pm

Ruston Way Waterfront

2201 Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98407 


Freedom Fair Kids Park Area

Get your tickets now for ALL day play at our kids park.  Yes, you can explore the Freedom Fair, let the kids play on the bouncy houses.  Go eat and watch the Air Show, then come back and play more.  Watch entertainment on the stages and then yes, bring them back to play.  By the time the fireworks start, they will be relaxed to watch an exciting fireworks display!

Bouncy houses, games, characters in costume and much more.

If you are going to the Freedom Fair with your kids, you may as well get your tickets now for only $10 per child.

Regular price is $20 per child at the event. 

**Parents must be present and supervise their children in the kid zone.

***Tickets will be scanned at the kids park*** 

For more information: Click HERE

Steilacoom's 4th of July Parade and Celebration

Thursday, July 4th 9:00am-10:30pm

Downtown Steilacoom

1617 Lafayette St
Steilacoom, WA 98388-1325

Details: Bring the whole family for a fun FREE event for all to enjoy.  They will have a parade, fireworks, food, and so much more!  

For more information: Click HERE

4th of July Celebration

Thursday, July 4th 8:00am-9:00pm

Clocktower Park

1401 Palisade Blvd
DuPont, WA 98327 

Details: Start the day with a pancake breakfast at 8:00am.  Parade starts at 10am followed by festivities throughout the day.  Head over to the Home Course at 6pm for food, activities and fireworks!!!

For more information: Click HERE 

JBLM-Lewis Main FreedomFest

Thursday, July 4th 11:00am-10:30pm

Cowan Stadium

Bldg 2170 Bitar Ave.
JBLM, WA 98433 


Mark your calendar and celebrate Independence Day with Joint Base Lewis-McChord! Admission and concert are free! Open to the public.

The event includes live music, roving entertainers, food, fun, fireworks & more! 

For more information:  Click HERE

Hope you all have a happy -- and safe! -- July 4th holiday in Lakewood!