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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 Wednesday, July 4th, 2018.
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 - Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

The 2018 activity schedule of events for July 4th is TBD below.
Be sure to click on the link located below the schedule for a full description of each activity.




Judging starts @ 9am

Most Patriotic Business Decorating Competition

Businesses Around Town



Uncle Salmon 5K  Fun Run Registration

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



Uncle Salmon 5K Fun Run 2018 

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



Kids' Bike Decorating for the Parade

Eagles Hall on Hazelet Drive


10:30am-1:30pm  Parade Registration 555 W. Egan Drive Pre-Register


Parade Line-Up

City Maintenance Shop



Independence Day Parade

Kids' Decorated Bike Parade

6th Annual Valdez Mascot Race

Fairbanks Drive


12:30pm - 7:00pm

Vendor Market

Fairbanks Drive


12:30pm - 3:00pm

Fire Department Open House 

Valdez Fire Department - Fairbanks Drive


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Owen Johnson Memorial Kids' Games with Eagle's Aerie #1971

South Meyring Park Strip Pioneer Dr.


4:00pm - 6:00pm

United States Coast Guard
Small Boat Station Boat Tours

235 Fidalgo Drive



Free Community Picnic with help from the Valdez Emblem Club #514 and Elks #2537

Chenega Avenue



Live Music with Sara Peacock

City Hall Parking Lot 212 Chenega Ave.


5:00pm-7:00pm  Alaska Jump N' Party  South Meyring Park Strip Pioneer Dr.  


"Incredibles" Movie

Civic Center



Free Community Bonfire & S'more Roast

Chenega Avenue Snow Lot


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:
Martha Barberio
Economic Diversification Director
Email Debbie Roberts
(907) 835-2531 Martha or (907) 834-3406 Debbie