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4th of July Festival

   Welcome to the official website of the City of Valdez 4th of July Festival!
             
This year's 4th of July Festival will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.
These events and activities are sponsored by the City of Valdez with help from many local organizations.

           
This is your “one-stop-shop” for activity schedules, activity descriptions and registration information.           


4th of July Activity Schedule - Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The 2017 activity schedule of events for July 4th is outlined below.
Be sure to click on the link located below the schedule for a full description of each activity.

Time

Activity

Location


Registration
Judging starts @ 9am

Most Patriotic Business Decorating Competition

Businesses Around Town

Pre-Register

 8:30am

Uncle Salmon 5K & 10K Fun Run Registration

South Barney Meyring Park Strip on Pioneer Dr.
(Across from Fire Dept.)

 

 9:30am

Uncle Salmon 5K & 10K Fun Run 2017 

South Barney Meyring Park Strip on Pioneer Dr. (Across from Fire Dept.)

Pre-Register

10:00am-3:00pm

Summer Art Contest Display & Public Voting

Civic Center

 

11:00am-12:00pm

Kids' Bike Decorating for the Parade

Eagles Hall on Hazelet Drive

 

11:30am

Parade Line-Up

Most Patriotic Float

West Egan Drive

 

12:00pm

Independence Day Parade

Kids' Decorated Bike Parade

5th Annual Valdez Mascot Race

Fairbanks Drive

 

Immediately After Parade 

Dash Races

Slow Bike Race - Ages 7+

Eating Contest - Ages 7+ 

 Fairbanks Drive

 

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Fairbanks Street Block Party Vendors

Fairbanks Drive

 

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Fire Department Exhibition

Valdez Fire Department - Fairbanks Drive

 

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Owen Johnson Memorial Kids' Games

Meyring Park Strip

 

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Canoe Jousting

Ruth Pond

 

4:00pm - 6:00pm

United States Coast Guard
Small Boat Station Boat Tours

235 Fidalgo Drive

 

5:00pm-7:00pm

Free Community Picnic

Kelsey Dock Uplands

 

5:00pm-9:00pm

Live Music with
"Kayti & The Alter Boys"

Kelsey Dock Uplands

 

7:00pm

"Wonder Woman" Movie

Civic Center

 

7:00pm-8:30pm

Kids' Games

Kelsey Dock Uplands

 

7:00pm-9:00pm

Free Community Bonfire & S'more Roast

Kelsey Dock Uplands

 

Activities and schedule is subject to change.  All activities are FREE with the exception of the movie!

Schedule, Description and Map
Click here to download a printable schedule.
Click here to download a map of each activity location.
Click here to download a full description of each activity.

Additional Information
If you have any questions, please contact:
Doug Desorcie
Community Event Coordinator
Email Doug Desorcie
(907) 835-5033