Seafair Announces Lake Union Fireworks Schedule For 2014

Join Seafair for a celebration of our nation’s independence at the Seafair Summer Fourth! This year the event boasts two locations: Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park. Both locations are FREE to the public and also feature reserved seating available for purchase. Come enjoy a day of fun that culminates in a fantastic fireworks show.

Gas Works Park
All-American games, festival-style food booths, interactive exhibits and live entertainment await you at the Seafair Summer Fourth at Gas Works Park! The park will open at noon to the public and will close after the fireworks show, around 11 p.m. Kids are welcome to participate in all-American games by the entertainment stage that include Hula Hoop Contests, Pie Eating Contests, Sack Races and more. Those 21 and over can enjoy a beverage in the Beer Garden and listen to live bands and other programming throughout the day. Watch out for incredible skydivers during the day and at twilight before the fireworks! The evening will culminate with an awe-inspiring fireworks show to celebrate the U.S.A.

South Lake Union Park
Visit Lake Union Park for a rocking entertainment stage, bustling beer garden and food vendors galore. This area will feature a large display by the Air National Guard, where attendees can check out large military vehicles and other equipment. Fireworks light the night sky to conclude this magical day of red, white and blue fun! Watch out for skydivers during the day and in the evening before the incredible fireworks show.

Ticketing
General admission to the Seafair Summer Fourth is FREE! Reserved seating is available at both Gas Works Park and South Lake Union Park – to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
Schedule of Events – Gas Works Park
12 p.m. – Gates Open
1 p.m. – All-American Games at Live Entertainment Stage
2 p.m. – National Guard Band
3 p.m. – All-American Games at Live Entertainment Stage
4 p.m. – Live Entertainment on Stage
5 p.m. – All-American Games at Live Entertainment Stage
5 p.m. – Seafair Pirates Arrive
6 p.m. – Live Entertainment on Stage
6 p.m. – Seafair Clowns Arrive
7 p.m. – All-American Games at Live Entertainment Stage
7:30 p.m. – Skydivers Over Lake Washington
8 p.m. – Live Entertainment on Stage
10:10 p.m. – National Anthem, Skydivers Over Lake Washington & Fireworks Show
11 p.m. – Gates Close
Schedule of Events – South Lake Union Park
12 p.m. – Gates Open
2 p.m. – National Guard Band Performance on Live Entertainment Stage
3 p.m. – Seafair Clowns Arrive
6 p.m. – Seafair Pirates Arrive
7 p.m. – Concert at Live Entertainment Stage
7:30 p.m. – Skydivers Over Lake Washington
10:10 p.m. – Evening Skydivers Over Lake Washington & Fireworks Show
Cheshiahud Challenge
Want to kill some time during the day before the festivities and fireworks? Get active and give yourself the chance to win tickets to Seafair Weekend by doing the Cheshiahud Challenge! Start at Lake Union Park or Gas Works Park at either the MOHAI booth or Seafair Information booth and pick up a map of the Cheshiahud Loop. Follow the 6-mile pathway and collect answers to clues and turn in your completed worksheet to Gas Works Park or Lake Union Park for the chance to win Seafair Weekend Championship Passes.Broadcast
This July 4th watch Seattle’s best fireworks show LIVE on KIRO 7! Join KIRO 7 Eyewitness NEws anchors Steve Raible and Angela Russell beginning at 9 p.m., where we’ll take you behind the scenes to see how this amazing fireworks show comes together. When the fireworks start, KIRO 7 has every angle covered, on land, water, and in the air with Chopper 7, so you won’t miss a moment of the action. This July 4th Fireworks Celebration is on KIRO 7, KIRO.com and KIRO Mobile with LIVE Coverage beginning at 9 p.m.Today’s Warm 106.9FM will be broadcasting from Gas Works Park starting at 2 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m. In addition to this broadcast if you are unable to hear the fireworks soundtrack in person or on television, tune in to Warm 106.9, where a perfectly synchronized soundtrack will be broadcasted for the complete Seafair Summer Fourth Experience.

About the Fireworks Show
The Seafair Summer Fourth will conclude with a fantastic fireworks show! The fireworks will start at 10:20 p.m. and will last about 20 minutes. Keep your eyes peeled for skydivers at twilight before the fireworks start! Western Display Fireworks is a fourth generation family owned business offering the finest in pyrotechnic productions. With over 60 years of experience, Western Display Fireworks are the oldest and largest aerial display company in the Northwest and are a part of hundreds of celebrations annually. The fireworks are fully choreographed to the Seafair Summer Fourth musical score, utilizing cutting edge technology, embracing in crowd favorites like the weeping willow fireworks.

Prohibited Items
-Personal Barbecues
-Marijuana
-Alcohol
-Fireworks, explosives or incendiary materials or devices
-Pets, other than service animals
-Weapons and Firearms
-Glass bottles
-Illegal drugs

*Note: Tents will be allowed, but must be collapsed at dusk.

Event Sponsors
Albert Lee Appliance, Alternative Talk 1150 KKNW, AM 880 KIXI Music – As Cool Now As It Was Then, Amazon, Anchor Brewing, Barefoot Wine, Charlie’s Produce, DoubleDown Interactive, Filco Environmental, Grand Event Rentals, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News, Lively, Microsoft, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), MOVIN 92.5 All The Hits!, Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle, Pinky’s Kitchen, PODS, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Rockstar Energy Drink, Safeway, Sahale Snacks, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, SeattlePI.com, Skanska, Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Starbucks, TalkingRain Beverage Company, The Boeing Company, The Center for Wooden Boats, The New Click 98.9 – Modern Music, Today’s Warm 106.9 FM, Tom Douglas Restaurants, Tulalip Resort Casino, Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, Visit Seattle, Washington National Guard, Wells Fargo, Western Washington Hyundai Dealers.

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