Celebrate the 4th of July with “Spamilton,” the critically acclaimed off-Broadway parody of the Broadway smash “Hamilton,” created by Gerard Alessandrini, the mastermind behind Forbidden Broadway! Tickets are just $17.76 – a tribute to our nation’s birthday! What better way to celebrate the 4th than laughing along with this all-American parody!
“Spamilton” celebrates, roasts and eviscerates the Broadway blockbuster with a cast of five. Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda exclaimed, “I laughed my brains out!”
Fireworks, parades, picnics, or fun and games; however you decide to celebrate our country’s birthday, we’ve got the scoop on Fourth of July events across the Eastside.
Renton’s Fabulous 4th of July
Beginning at noon in Renton’s Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, the city of Renton invites families for a day of food, face-painting, and fireworks. Ivar’s and Kidd Valley will be on hand with beach-side concession stands while live acts entertain and contestants participate in a Sand Blast Volleyball Tournament.
Fourth at the Lake
Celebrate our independence the Newcastle way by nestling in along the shore at Lake Boren Park beginning at 6 p.m., and continuing until the fireworks explode high above the water at 10 p.m.
Four on the 4th Dog Jog and Walk
Independence Day may seem like fun and games for us, however for our four-legged friends this day of celebration is a loud and stressful one. Come out to Ashwood Park in Downtown Bellevue starting at 9 a.m. for this non-competitive 4K run with your pup and tire them out so they’ll sleep more soundly during the evening’s festivities. Registration is $20 per person with discounts for groups, a portion of proceeds benefits adoptions, pet food bank, and humane treatment education through Seattle Humane in Bellevue. Seattlehumane.org
Bellevue Family 4th
If you haven’t checked out the newly renovated downtown park in Bellevue, what better opportunity than during its busiest day of the year. Presented by the Bellevue Collection and PACCAR, this fireworks display is sure to delight families from around the region, from 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Bellevuedowntown.com
When Kirkland celebrates Independence Day, they go all out. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with plenty of family activities at the Marina Park Pavilion, followed by a children’s walking parade, a grand old-fashioned parade, picnic in the park, and live musical performances. All will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display after dark. Celebratekirkland.org
Kenmore Fireworks Show
Bring your blankets and chairs out to Kenmore’s Log Boom Park at 8 p.m. and enjoy eats from Spot Hot Dogs and Brats, Cat House Pizza, or Chillz while you wait for the fantastic light show to begin. please download 9app for more details