Here’s a list of 4th of July celebrations going on from Tri-Cities to Hermiston to Prosser
Kennewick: River of Fire Festival takes place at Columbia Park starting at noon.
There will be all sorts of free kids events and other entertainment happening in the park throughout the day.
The fireworks show starts at dusk and will be set off from a barge in the middle of the Columbia River.
Entry into the park is $7 a carload.
There will be vendors on site and no alcohol or personal fireworks will be allowed in the park.
The Grand Old 4th Celebration begins with a Kiwanis pancake breakfast from 7 a.m., to noon at Memorial Park.
The breakfast is by donation.
There will be a 5k/1m Camp Patriot 4th of July Fun Run starting at 8 a.m., from the Pasco Softball Complex on Homerun Road.
Participation fee is $25 for adults and $15 for kids, which includes a T-shirt.
All proceeds go to Camp Patriot, which is a non-profit organization that supports veterans.
Starting at 9:30 a.m., will be a kids street dance at Memorial Park, corner of 14th Avenue and Clark Street.
The street dance is just for the little kids and their kind of music.
The grand parade starts at 10 a.m., at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Sylvester Street and ends at Memorial Park.
The fireworks show starts at 10 p.m., at Gesa Stadium next to TRAC in Pasco.
There is no admission fee.
Prosser’s festivities include a kiddie parade, barbecue, stage show, car show, obstacle course and fireworks show at dusk.
Most events happen at City Park starting at noon.
The kiddie parade starts at 1 p.m., in front of the courthouse and ends at the park.
Little Miss Prosser and Little Junior Miss Prosser contestants will strut their stuff on the stage at the park starting at 2 p.m.
The fireworks will be shot from Art Fiker Stadium on Paterson Road. Admission is free to all events.
Boardman’s Thunder 4th of July Celebration starts at 10 a.m., at Marina Park on the Columbia River.
There will be a breakfast, parade, kids games, food and novelty vendors, sporting events, street dance, talent show and fireworks.
The 5k and 10k runs/walks start at 8 a.m., at the park.
The parade starts at 11 a.m., on Main Street.
Kids games start at 1 p.m., and the talent show starts at 3:30 p.m., both at Marina Park.
The fireworks show begins at dusk at the park.
All events are free, except for the runs/walks, which have a $5 registration fee.
Hermiston’s Independence Day celebration starts at 3 p.m., at Butte Park, on Northwest Seventh Street in Hermiston.
Admission is free.
Festivities include live music, appearances by Big Top the Clown, The Balloon Dude, Adam The Great Magician, and ventriloquist Keith Ramsey, as well as kids games, face painting, food and novelty vendors.
This is the first year Hermiston will add a fireworks show to its celebration.
They will be shot from the top of Hermiston Butte above the park at dusk.
There also will be a pool party at the Family Aquatic Center, 879 W. Elm St.
The aquatic center also is a prime viewing area for the fireworks show.
Swim fees are $6 for ages 16 and younger and $8 for ages 17 and older.
A fireman’s breakfast, run fun, parade, kids games, fireman’s water fight, pie baking contests, music and more is planned for Stanfield’s Independence Day celebration.
The breakfast starts at 7 a.m. at the town’s community center.
Fun run registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at Bard Park and the run starts at 8:30 a.m.
The parade starts at 10 a.m., followed by various events at Bard Park throughout the afternoon, including a hot dog eating contest, dance exhibitions and Tae Kwon Do demonstrations. Fireworks show starts at dusk.
Admission is free.
The annual 4th of July in the Park celebration is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Pioneer Park.
Festivities happening throughout the day include arts and crafts, culinary delights, activities for kids music entertainment.
The fireworks show starts at dusk. Admission to all events is free.
Sources : Tri-CityHerald.com