Family friendly July 4th events in Seattle 2017

Seattle is one of the best cities in the nation to celebrate the 4th of July.

With so much going on during Uncle Sam’s birthday, it may be a headache trying to find the best events for families, but if you’re in the market for an event the whole family can enjoy, here are five events that you much check out in Seattle.

Seafair Summer 4th
July 4th @ 12 pm
Gas Works Park -- 2143 N. Northlake Wy., Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 728-0123

Gas Works Parks will be a patriotic wonderland on the 4th of July. That’s when the Seafair Summer 4th event is in full swing, and it will feature peruse exhibits, vendors, and so much beer that you’ll think you’re in beer heaven. To top off this fun day, you’ll witness fireworks over Lake Union, which is considered by many to be one of the best displays in the nation.

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts
July 1-4 @ 2 pm
Ballard Locks -- 3105 NW 54th St., Ballard, WA 98107
(206) 789-2622

The Ballard Locks will be the scene of a weekend-long concert series. The Parks Free Outdoor Summer Concert series will feature some of the area’s most prominent bands, and, the best part of it all, it’s free for all to enjoy.

July 4th Celebration at Bellevue
July 4 @ 1 pm
Downtown Park -- 10201 NE 4th St., Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 452-6885

Who said you had to head to Seattle to attend a spectacular 4th of July event? Suburban Bellevue will host their annual July 4th Celebration, which will have food, games, live music, and a fireworks display that will be pretty neat for the whole family to enjoy.

2017 Edmonds 4th of July Celebration
July  @ 6 pm
Civic Center Playfield -- 250 6th Ave. N, Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 712-1808

The town of Edmonds will throw one of the biggest July 4th parties in Washington State. The 2017 Edmonds 4th of July Celebration at Civic Center Playfield will have all sorts of entertainment for both kids and adults, and afterward, check out the awesome fireworks display that this town will put on to celebrate America.

Family Fourth of July
July 4th @ 11 am
Angle Lake Park -- 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac, WA 98188
(206) 973-4680

Down in SeaTac, this 4th of July celebration will be one for the books. The city’s Family Fourth of July Celebration will have everything a family can ask for in an Independence Day event, from a water spray park for the kids, to live music for the adults, and nice fireworks display that will be awe-inspiring for the whole family