Are you ready for some fun? We are slowing getting to return to normal, and that includes our favorite holiday festivities. It’s time to get out that red, white, and blue, fly our flag, and make up some hot dogs and burgers! Fourth of July is a fun time to make some noise and eat your fill of barbecue. Be sure to check back here or with the coordinators of the events for any updates/changes due to COVID-19 mandates. Check out this list of 2021 July 4th fireworks in Clark County.

4th of July Fort Vancouver 2019 fireworks
While the Fort Vancouver fireworks won’t be happening this year, there is still plenty of fun to be had July 4, 2021. Photo courtesy: The Historic Trust

Remember the rules for personal fireworks have changed in Clark County! If you are planning on having fireworks of your own, be sure to check out the Clark County website for rule and restrictions.

4th of July Rendezvous Days and Parade

Dates TBD, Weekend of July 4

The City of Yacolt is excited to welcome everyone back to their fun 4th of July Rendezvous Days and Parade! While they have not firmed up dates for everything, there will be their traditional Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest July 2-4, as well as their weekend market on July 3-4. They will have plenty of fun activities, including a giant water slide, couch races, kickball tournament, tug-o-war, beach-ball volleyball, giant bowling, watermelon eating contest, and live music! The 4th of July Parade will happen on July 4 with time to be determined. For more information visit the Town of Yacolt website.

Ridgefield 4th of July Celebration

Sunday, July 4
8:00 a.m.
Downtown Ridgefield

If you are looking for some good ol’ fashioned family fun for the Fourth of July in Clark County, then you need to head to downtown Ridgefield! There are some changes this year, but they still are providing plenty of fun. The biggest change is they will not be having their parade with spectators. Instead, they are encouraging kids and dogs to come to the event all dressed up in their finest red, white and blue! Just be sure to pick up anything your dog leaves behind and keep them on leash.

The day starts with their annual fun runs at 8 a.m. This year the field is limited to 400, so sign up early! They will be having both a 5k and a 10k. The 5k costs $25 and the 10k $35. You can register online at the Ridgefield Independence Run website.

Then, stick around for the 4th of July Car Cruise-In! Starting at 10 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m., classic and vintage cars will be lined up for your viewing pleasure on the streets outside of The Sportsman. If you have a classic car you would like to show off, call 360.887.0329 to register.

At the same time, be sure to check out the vendors, kids’ games and activities in Davis Park; vendors, old-fashioned games and kids games at the RACC on Pioneer; and finally street dancing at Overlook Park in the plaza and street corner led by Craig Brown. Not enough? How about a pie eating contest! That will happen at 2 p.m. with five categories for ages 6-15. Sign up the day of the event at the souvenir booth in Overlook Park.

Don’t know what to wear? You can purchase a fun #RidgefieldStrong t-shirt in patriotic colors for $15 by calling Sandy at 360.887.0329 For more information visit the Ridgefield 4th of July Celebration website.

56th Annual Vancouver Firework Spectacular  

July 4
Fort Vancouver

The beloved Fort Vancouver Fireworks are once again cancelled for 2021. They hope to see everyone next year. However, you can still schedule a tour to visit the Fort on the Fourth of July, including the Marshall House and the Providence Academy for free.  For more information visit The Historic Trust website.

4th of July at the Fairgrounds

This event does not appear to be happening this year. We will update if anything changes.

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