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(A detailed map of all the events and locations)

City of Blaine Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

Come early to find a great spot to enjoy the parade, stay late to experience the fireworks.

BLAINE, WA,  What’s Red, White and Blue and Fun all Over!  The seaside town of Blaine’s 4th of July Celebration where thousands come to experience everything Red, White and Blue!  Located “Where America Begins” nestled on Drayton Harbor and the US/Canada border just off I-5, Blaine will be kicking off its 17th annual celebration on Wednesday, July 4th with day long festivities including:

  • A hearty pancake breakfast starting at 8 am;
  • An old fashioned 4th of July parade at noon;
  • A spectacular show & shine car show of over 200 classic vehicles;
  • A festive street fair with a full line-up of live music and outdoor beer garden;
  • A dazzling fireworks display at dusk over the bay.

There is plenty of time to join in the parade!

Parade staging is on a first come, first served basis on the 4th beginning as early as 9:00 am.  Parade judging is at 11 am. If you are feeling spontaneous, there is no need to pre-register to participate, however it is recommended to fill out the parade registration form ahead of time and bring to the parade line up.  Most entries are free, there is a fee of $25 for political entries and a $10 entry fee for businesses which are not members of the Blaine Community Chamber. You can register your parade entry on Event Brite ahead of time and for parade information or to download a parade entry form go to:  www.blainechamber.com or call 360-332-4544.

For a complete event schedule go to www.blainechamber.com.

For photos or additional information contact:

Debbie Harger: 360-543-9982, dharger@cityofblaine.com

Carroll Solomon: 360-332-4544, VIC@cityofblaine.com

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

For lodging accommodation, click here.

Parade Route Map (PDF)

 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

 

Music

Checo Tohomaso  10am – noon on stage by Pizza Factory

 The Replayzmentz  1:15 – 5:15 pm Pizza Factory Stage

 Silver City Band       1:00 – 2:30   at  Car Show

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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.