4th of July Fireworks in Tacoma and Pierce County

Where to get your fireworks fix on the Fourth (and the Third, in Eatonville)

While the biggest booms are on Tacoma's Ruston Way Waterfront for Freedom Fair, most people like to stay close to home and enjoy the Fourth of July with family and friends. Here's a list of the best spots to watch local fireworks displays in Tacoma, DuPont, Eatonville, Lake Tapps, Purdy, Steilacoom, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord.



Eatonville Fireworks Display

Where: Eatonville Elementary School
When: Wednesday, July 3 at dusk
Details: This is a fun event for the whole family. The festivities on the 3rd will kick-off at 5pm at the Eatonville Elementary School with food and vendors followed by a variety of entertainment starting at 6pm. Bouncy big toys will be there for the kids and a great fireworks display starting at dusk. The 4th of July Parade starts at noon. For further information please contact the Chamber, Alana Smith 360-219-5879.
More information: http://eatonvillechamber.com/events.php

Tacoma Freedom Fair

Where: Ruston Way Waterfront (launching from barge by Katie Downs)
When: 10:10 p.m.
Details: The biggest Fourth of July celebration in the South Puget Sound, with a great fireworks display in the evening.
More informationwww.freedomfair.com

Freedom Fest at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Where: Joint Base Lewis-McChord (open to the public, but must use DuPont Gate - Exit 119)
When: Festivities all day from 11 a.m., fireworks at approx. 10 p.m.
Details: The festivities are at Cowan and Memorial stadiums from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 
Freedom Fest offers fair food, the annual Classy Chassis Car Show, carnival rides, games, stage entertainment, Kids’ World magic, games and kids’ stage acts, sponsor booth giveaways, roving entertainers and more. The fireworks display will start at approximately 10 p.m. 
More informationhttps://jblm.armymwr.com/view-event/freedom-fest-2019/3370615/38025

DuPont Fireworks at The Home Course

Where: The Home Course 
When: Dusk (approx. 9 p.m.)
Details: End the 4th of July with fireworks at The Home Course starting at 9 PM! Proudly sponsored by the Northwest Landing Commercial Owner's Association. 
More informationhttp://dupontwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2743


Purdy/Henderson Bay

Where: Best viewing is from the Purdy Sand Spit
When: Dusk
Details: On July 4th 2019, the community of Henderson Bay will be hosting a celebrated fireworks show.
More informationhttps://www.hendersonbayfireworks.com/


Steilacoom's 4th of July Parade & Celebration

Where: Lafayette Street to view (fireworks launching from a barge)
When: Approx. 10:30 p.m.
Details: The parade will be filled with activities and events such as the kid's bike parade, a street fair, live music, a beer garden, and vendors. Every year, this event ends with a bang — literally — as the Fireworks Presentation Committee treats us all to a spectacular fireworks extravaganza over Puget Sound.
More informationhttps://www.steilacoomchamber.com/news/steilacooms-4th-of-july-parade-and-celebration


Lake Tapps Fireworks Show

Where: Barge on center of the lake. Good viewing from Bankers Spit Park 
When: Approx. 10 p.m.
More informationhttps://www.tappsisland.net/new/welcome-page/fireworks/



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