4th Of July

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Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration – Come spend the day celebrating the 4th of July in Blaine. Thousands of people come to celebrate the 4th with day-long activities that include a pancake breakfast, a parade at Noon, an art & crafts street fair with over 80+ vendors, a show & shine, live entertainment, and plenty of good food. Get your spot in Blaine Marine Park for a community picnic and jazz concerts. Ride the historic Plover Ferry from Blaine to Semiahmoo Resort where you can make an afternoon and evening of it watching the fireworks over Semiahmoo Bay!

4th of July Downtown Map 2016 (A detailed map of all the events and locations)

We invite you and/ or your organization to participate in Blaine’s 16th annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade. 

What is RED, WHITE, BLUE & FUN ALL OVER!

Join us for the 2017 Blaine Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade!  Parade Registration is available on-line with Eventbrite until July 1,2017.  You can also use the Parade entry form attached or download an entry form on the chamber website.  Preregistration is not required but is recommended to let us know you will be participating in the parade.  It will not determine where you will be located in the parade line up.  Parade staging is on a first come, first served basis on Monday, July 4th beginning as early as 9:00 am, parade judging will be at 11 am.  Please bring a copy of your signed 4th of July Parade Entry Form or Event Brite ticket with you to the parade lineup. 

Please note:   Starting this year there will be parade entry fees for Non-Blaine Chamber Political Entries ($25) and for Non-Blaine Chamber Businesses ($10). Blaine Chamber Members and General Parade Entries are Free.  

Click here for 4th of July Parade Entry Form Or Visit Eventbrite Page

For lodging accommodation, click here.

July 4, 2017

Now Accepting applications for 2017 Vendor Applications!

Parade Route Map (PDF)

 

 

Tentative Old Fashioned 4th Schedule

Activities

8 am – 11 am Pancake Breakfast Blaine – Community Center

8 am – 3 pm Show n Shine Car Show – Martin & 4th Street

10 am – 4 pm Blaine Library Book Sale

10 am – 5 pm Arts & Crafts Street Fair, Live Music, Food, Kids Rides

11am-5pm Beer Garden

Noon – 1:30 pm Grand Parade – Peace Portal Drive

Noon – 8 pm MV Plover Ferry Rides – Blaine Marina

4 pm – 9 pm Clam Bake BBQ – Semiahmoo Resort

10:15 pm Fabulous Fireworks Over The Harbor

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Old Fashioned 4th of July
SHOW-N-SHINE
344 H Street, Blaine, WA 98230
Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles.
Entry Fee: $15 (No Registrations after 11am)show-n-shine-map225

Show-N-Shine Show
Show-N-Shine will be located on 4th Street , Harrison Avenue and Martin Street . Call the Chamber office for details. 360-332-6484. Download Car Show Map

All Classes: Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles
Dash Plaques, Goodie Bags, Raffles
Contact: 1-800-624-3555 vic@cityofblaine.com

On-site registration for the Show-N-Shine begins 8:00 am ~ Awards announced 3:00 pm
Registration Fee $15 – No Refunds
Vehicles must be registered to park in Show-N-Shine area

Avoid long registration line ups on the 4th!
Pre register for the Show-N-Shine by phone with VISA or MC at 1-800-624-3555 and provide the info below:
NAME – MAILING ADDRESS – EMAIL – VEHICLE MAKE, MODEL , YEAR – CATEGORY
(For categories, please see list below)

Categories:
CLASS A VINTAGE STOCK PRE 1950
CLASS B STOCK 1950 – 1959
CLASS C – STOCK 1960-1969
CLASS D – STOCK 1970-1979
CLASS E – CUSTOM 1920 -1959
CLASS F – CUSTOM 1960-1969
CLASS G – CUSTOM 1970-1979
CLASS H – 1980 & NEWER
CLASS I – STREET ROD/HOT ROD
CLASS J – CONVERTIBLE
CLASS K – FOREIGN
CLASS L – STOCK TRUCK
CLASS M – MODIFIED TRUCK
CLASS N – MOTORCYCLE
Please Note: Pre registration does NOT reserve your space – designated parking spaces are on a first come, first served basis, so arrive early!

Directions heading north: Exit 275, left on H Street. Directions coming south: use Truck Crossing, right on H Street.

All proceeds benefit Blaine Chamber of Commerce July 4th Fireworks Show

Enjoy all day July 4th events: pancake breakfast, parade, street fair, music, food, kid’s rides.