Haggen Family 4th of July Celebration

For nearly two decades, the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Haggen Northwest Fresh and the Port of Bellingham to provide the community with its annual July 4th fireworks display.

Haggen Northwest Fresh is the title sponsor for the July 4th celebration!

Haggen Northwest Fresh is the title sponsor for the July 4th celebration!

The festival includes the Haggen Hoop It Up 3×3 basketball tournament, food vendors and craft booths, live bands, and old-time games for the kids.  And at 2pm, the beer garden will open!

There is something for everyone in the family at the Haggen Family 4th of July Celebration!

Old time games in the KidsZone begin at 11 a.m.  Activities include a water balloon toss, watermelon rolling contest, sack races and a scavenger hunt!

There will be lots of food vendors, so show up hungry!!  You’ll want to try everything!

While limited parking will be available at Squalicum Harbor, celebrants are encouraged to walk, bike or use the free passenger shuttles that are open from 1 p.m.-11 p.m.

There's more tasty food choices than one person can eat!

There’s more tasty food choices than one person can eat!

Live musical performances will be announced soon.

A special thank you to Port Gardner/Wolverine West Fireworks and Head Pyrotechnician John Fisher for 27 straight years of incredible fireworks shows!

July 4th vendor application
July 4th Sponsorship Opportunities
Hoop It Up
Volunteer Opportunities

Free passenger shuttles will run from 1:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. and pick up passengers at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Ave. The drop-off point will be the CityMac parking lot inside Squalicum Harbor. Event-goers will then use the promenade pedestrian path to reach the event site.

When?  Tuesday, July 4th

Where?  Zuanich Point Park
at Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham

Cost?  FREE

Schedule of events:

11 a.m.-8 p.m. – Haggen Hoop It Up 3×3 basketball tournament

11 a.m.-5 p.m. – Olde Time Games for children

11 a.m.-10 p.m. – Vendor booths

1 p.m. – shuttle service begins at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham

2-10 p.m. – Beer Garden in the Squalicum Boathouse (must be 21 or older to enter)

10:30 p.m. – Fireworks show begins

Live Music:

12:30-1:30 p.m.Bham Youth Jazz Band

2:30-4:30 p.m. Chris Eger Band

5:30-7:30 p.m. Baby Cakes

8:30 -10:30 p.m. – The 133D Army National Guard Band: “Full Metal Racket”

Sponsored by:

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Thank you to the shell sponsors for adding that extra BOOM to the fireworks show!

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