Ridgefield, Washington Independence Day 2015 | Fireworks, 5,000 People, Parades, Fun Runs, Salmon BBQ & More!

From website:
Ridgefield FireworksRidgefield, WA 4th of July Celebration 2015
July 4, 2015
More info: ridgefield4th.com

The patriotic spirit of America is alive and well in the City of Ridgefield. For 100+ years this small community has celebrated our nation’s independence in a big way.

The celebration has grown into today’s festival where its estimated around 5,000 people come each year to bathe in the richness of spirit commemorating Old Glory. The festival committee strives to keep the focus of the festival on honoring our nation’s birthday with a little fun thrown in.

The Ridgefield 4th of July Committee is an incorporated non-profit organization which promotes a spirit of patriotism through an annual Independence Day celebration in Ridgefield, Washington.

The Committee is organized and operated solely by volunteers in our community. No committee member is paid.

There is something for everyone to enjoy while in Ridgefield for the 4th – free outdoor entertainment, Fun Run, contests and games, foods & beverages, arts & crafts, Street Dance a fabulous parade and more.

Funding for these activities is raised through private and business donations, vendor fees, and other application fees. An amazing amount of volunteers all blend together each year to successfully orchestrate a large Independence Day celebration in Ridgefield, Washington.

Schedule of Events

7am – 10am Pancake Breakfast Firefighters Association
Ridgefield Community Center
210 N Main Avenue
8am Fun Runs
10K – $30 / $40 with tech shirt
5K – $20 / $30 with tech shirt
Day of race additional $5.
N Main Avenue & Simons Street
10:15am Pet & Kid Pre-Parade
Along the Parade Route
Gather at corner of Pioneer Street & Main Avenue
Free Admission/No registration required
11am Fourth of July Parade-Theme:
“American Landmarks”
Sponsored by Corwin Dist.  

Main & Division to
N 8th Street & Pioneer
Staging in Abrams Park
12pm-3:00pm Chicken & Salmon BBQ Lions Club
Abram’s Park (parking in Abram’s after parade)
12pm – 6pm Kids Day – sponsored by UNFI & Dollar Tree
Following the parade
Ridgefield Refuge Overlook Park (Pioneer & Main)
Face Painting, Creature Feature, childrens Inflatables and more!
Entertainment- Opus School of Music, Tony Starlight, Karoake Kings and Hi-Fidelity Entertainment  
($5 Wrist Bands: includes all activities for all day)
Pie Eating Contest – free to under 18 years – 4:00 at stage
12pm – 6pm Food, Drink and Craft Vendors
In and around Ridgefield Refuge Overlook Park
6pm – 10pm Dancing in the Park – High Fidelity Entertainment
Refuge Overlook Park (All ages invited, free admission)
Fireworks Display – sponsored by Comcast
Organized Fireworks will be launched west of the railroad tracks near the boat launch marina. Viewing will only be allowed east of the railroad tracks along Railroad AV, in the Marina parking area and the waterfront trail. Bring your chairs and blankets! No private fireworks will be allowed in or around viewing areas. No parking will be allowed on Railroad AV or in the marina.

———————————————

Related Portland Events & Giveaways

———————————————

FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our newsletter if you like free stuff!

———————————————

PDX Pipeline Portland Events Iphone & Android App

Our new Portland Events App for PDX Pipeline is now available for iPhones, Android phones and iPads!

Now, you can have all of the great Portland events from our website in the palm of your hand when you’re out on the town.

Download the App for iPhone here

Download the App for Android here
————————

———————————————