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Seafair Summer Fourth

Date: July 04, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Seafair Summer Fourth is the best way to experience the 4th of July in the Pacific Northwest. Voted one of the nation’s best fireworks shows by USA TODAY and Business Insider, Summer Fourth takes place in one of the best natural amphitheaters to experience the power and artistry of fireworks. Summer Fourth features a fully choreographed fireworks presentation accompanied by a musical score, simulcast on WARM 106.9 and a host of pre-show activities during the day. Summer Fourth offers several free and reserved seating options and multiple vantage points to enjoy the show, Lake Union for an overhead view, Gas Works Park for a hilltop view, and Lake Union Park for a darker sky view. Each location offers its own unique experience.

One Lake. One show. Three Different Experiences.

Gas Works Park - At the north end of Lake Union, Gas Works Park offers a fun-filled festival atmosphere with activities for the entire family. Gas Works Park features an elevated hilltop view of the show with a tremendous eye-level perspective. You can enjoy interactive activities throughout the park leading up to the show, including the kids’ zone and the vendor marketplace. The sound stage has live music and promotions throughout the day and at night, check out the glow-in-the-dark dance party before the blast-off ceremony. And don’t forget the food; Summer Fourth is guaranteed to have something for every palate. And if you get thirsty, there are beer gardens and hydration stations throughout the park. Parking is free, and there is also a bike corral for those who prefer an alternative mode to travel. Rideshare, carpooling, or public transportation is highly recommended.

Lake Union Park - At the south end of Lake Union, Lake Union Park provides the coolest setting to grab a drink, get a bite to eat, and enjoy the show. Lake Union Park features a darker sky view facing north, creating a spectacular array of color booming across Lake Union. The pre-show activities and park amenities are impressive as well. Lake Union Park offers both free and reserved seating options, the South Lake Union Bar with an excellent selection of beer, wine, and cocktails, the Food Truck Park with a range of tasty treats, and a live DJ to set the vibe and keep you entertained until the fireworks start and to top things off, parking is free courtesy of Amazon.

Lake Union - If you have access to a boat, the fireworks show can be seen from various locations within Lake Union, for a variety of overhead views. Still, the entire experience with choreographed music can only be seen and heard from Gas Works Park and Lake Union Park both offering concert-quality sound system.

Don't miss this special celebration of our nation’s independence. Gates open @ 3:00 pm. Fireworks @ 10:15 pm. Can't make it to watch the fireworks live? Make sure that you tune in to KONG TV to watch the live broadcast of the show!

Park Features

Gas Works Park

  • Free and Reserved Seating Options
  • Sound Stage with Live Music and Promotions
  • Concert Sound
  • Interactive Displays
  • Kids Zone featuring Inflatables and Field Games
  • Vendor Marketplace
  • Stars Beer Garden
  • Stripes Beer Garden
  • Hydration Stations
  • Food Pavilions
  • Bike Corral
  • Hilltop View – Facing South
  • Army Howitzer Blast Off Ceremony
  • Glow-In-The-Dark Dance Party
  • Live TV Broadcast
  • Live Radio Simulcast
  • Free Parking (Street)
Lake Union Park
  • Free and Reserved Seating Options
  • Live DJ
  • Concert Sound
  • South Lake Union Bar
  • Food Truck Park
  • Darker Sky View – Facing North
  • Free Parking (Amazon Garage)

Schedule Of Events

3:00 PM Gates Open

5:00 PM Field Games
9:45 PM Glow-In-The-Dark Dance Party
10:15 PM Fireworks Show
11:00 PM Parks Close

Check back in June for a full schedule of events.

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Summer Fourth Tickets

Admission is free, but to guarantee the best views, reserved seating is available for purchase by clicking on the ticket icon above.

Seating Options:
  • $70 - Gas Works West Park Reserved Seats
  • $50 - Gas Works East Park Reserved Seats
  • $40 - Lake Union Park Reserved Seats

Gas Works Park Map

Gas Works Park Seating Map

Lake Union Park Map

Lake Union Park Seating Map

Ultimate Seafair Summer VIP Pack

Summer VIP Package

Experience all three iconic Seafair events like a celebrity!

Seafair Summer Fourth - July 4, 2022, @ Gas Works Park: Includes VIP parking, VIP reserved seating, desert, and beverages - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade - July 30, 2022, @ Westlake Park: Includes valet parking, reserved roadside seating in Westlake Park, food, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Seafair Weekend Festival - August 6-7 @ Genesee Park: Includes 2-day VIP shuttle, reserved waterfront seating, food, and beverages - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

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Seafair Summer Fourth
July 04, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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