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. Parade entry is free to join in the fun!
Click here for 4th of July Parade Entry Form
For lodging accommodation, click here.
July 4, 2017
Now Accepting applications for 2017 Vendor Applications!
Parade Route Map (PDF)
Tentative Old Fashioned 4th Schedule
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
Old Fashioned 4th of July
344 H Street, Blaine, WA 98230
Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles.
Entry Fee: $15 (No Registrations after 11am)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
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.
Drayton Harbor Music Festival – July 9-15, 2017
Formally known as Blaine Jazz Festival
Six exciting days of rehearsals, combos, improv, composition, and other great classes for teens with an internationally recognized faculty culminating in a jazz concert featuring student big bands, combos and vocal groups PLUS multiple performances by visiting jazz artists. Sponsored by the Pacific Arts Association, an all volunteer organization, that produces annual series of concerts by professional artists throughout the year in Blaine at the Blaine School Performing Arts Center. For more information on the Drayton Harbor Music Festival , Please Click Here
9th Annual Art-2-Jazz Street Fair – July 15 2017: 10am-4pm
Peace Portal Drive – An Art & Crafts Fair that is held in conjunction with the Blaine Jazz Festival. This event features the work of local artists and artisans with free jazz concerts all afternoon. Vendor space is free. For more information, call the Blaine Visitor Information Center at (360) 332-6484.
Birch Bay Sand Castle Contest
July ? 2017
Location: Birch Bay Waterfront
7900 Birch Bay Drive
Birch Bay, WA 98230
Cost: No cost for participants
Get ready to dig in. It’s amazing how with a little imagination the beach at Birch Bay transforms in to a series of sand castles and sand sculptures. Be creative and build sand sculptures from geometric freeform’s, sea turtles to alligators, mermaids to mythical castles, or your favorite pet. For more information, call the chamber office at (360) 371-5004. For more information on this event contact the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce.
Free admission Free parking
Other activities: Marine Park Playground
Public Fishing Dock