Have a blast at one of these 4th of July events near Portland. Some celebrations have a whole day’s worth of fun activities, games, live music and entertainment your whole family will enjoy.
Fireworks shows within the Portland metro are cancelled this year. Yet, there are still several events happening a short drive from the city. Not all events are on July 4 so be sure to check the date. Have a safe and fun holiday!
Due to high temperatures and hot weather, personal fireworks have been banned in Portland.
Staying in the city this holiday? Skip the parking fees and ride TriMet for free during 4th of July weekend.
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2021 4th of July Events Near Portland
Hillsboro Hops Game
After the baseball game against the Eugene Emeralds on July 4 there will be a fireworks show. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. at Hillsboro Stadium, 4450 N.E. Century Blvd. in Hillsboro. Tickets start at $7.
There will also be a fireworks display at games on July 16 and 30 and August 13 and 27.
Hood River Fireworks
The celebration will start on July 4 at 10 a.m. with a parade. Afterward you can stroll around Hood River. It’s a perfect place to grab lunch and peruse the shops. In the evening, the fireworks show will start 10 p.m.
Fourth of July Celebration
Instead of fireworks, Ridgefield will be hosting a laser light show. Seating starts at 8:30 p.m. The show starts at 9:45 p.m. The city will host a whole day of activities, including a 5k, parade, cruise-in, festival, street dancing, and pie eating contest.
4th of July Celebration in Marine Park
Take a drive out to the Gorge for fireworks at Marine Park. Fireworks start at 10 p.m. Food vendors will be onsite.
Skamania Fairgrounds Fireworks
Live music and fireworks at dusk at Skamania County Fairgrounds, 710 SW Rock Creek Dr. in Stevenson.
Fort Dalles Fourth
Head to The Dalles for a full day of fun on July 4. Join in on the parade, fun run and community breakfast in the morning. Then the big fireworks show starts at 10 p.m.
Let Freedom Bells Ring
On July 4, the celebration starts at 1:30 p.m. with a flag raising ceremony, live music and vendors at the Columbia County Courthouse, 230 Strand St. in St. Helens.
Head to the Sunset Speedway in Banks for a car race followed by a fireworks show. Tickets are $20. The race starts at 6 p.m. followed by fireworks at dusk.
You can also watch the show from outside the speedway at Banks Sunset Park.
Cancelled 4th of July Events
These events have been cancelled for 2021.
City of Woodburn (CANCELLED)
This event was cancelled last minute.
Watch the City of Woodburn’s fireworks show at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm on July 4. The freshly tilled fields with a view of the mountain is an ideal place to take in the fireworks show. The event is free, but you do need to claim your parking spot.
You can also find a great place to watch anywhere in the city.
4th of July Spectacular
Star Spangled Parade and Independence Day Illumination
Corbett Fun Fest
Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular
Estacada Timber Festival
This event is cancelled for 2021.
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