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Fireworks Display

Fourth of July Celebration

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4th of July Logo

The Columbia River and East Wenatchee's skyline is a picturesque backdrop for Wenatchee Valley's 4th of July celebration!

An array of entertaining options including activities for kids and families, co-ed volleyball tournament, live stage entertainment, and the company of friends and family. A 25-minute firework display over the Columbia River will conclude the day’s events at 10 p.m.

2020 Update -

Due to COVID-19, there will be no activities this year and the park will be closed off at 6pm.

To view more information on the Wenatchee Valley's 4th of July Celebration, visit:

Fireworks Safety Tips Flyer

East Wenatchee Fireworks Stands and Locations

Grocery Outlet - Eagles Auxiliary
Coastal Farm & Ranch - Wenatchee Alano Club
Olive Garden - Oxford House
Fred Meyers - Eastmont Baptist Church

East Wenatchee's Fireworks FAQ

When can I discharge permitted fireworks? 
Common fireworks that are permitted to be sold by retailers within the city may be discharged within the City limits only on the following dates and times:

  • Between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. on July 3rd and 4th; and
  • Between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on December 31st and 1:00 a.m. on January 1st. (Ord. 04-02 §1, 2004).

Are Fireworks prohibited at certain locations?
No fireworks of any type or classification shall be discharged within the city at any of the following locations:

  •  In or upon any publicly owned property; provided, that the chief administrative officer of publicly owned property may issue written permits for the discharge of common fireworks on such terms and conditions as shall be deemed necessary to protect the public, public property, and private property;
  • Within 300 feet of any hotel, motel or other lodging facility, hospital, convalescent center, assisted-living center, public library, church, synagogue, or any other place of worship;
  • Within 500 feet of any gasoline station, tank or premises where flammable liquids or gases are used or stored for dispensing where the volume stored is in excess of 500 gallons;
  • Within or from any structure, vehicle, or vessel. (Ord. 04-02 §1, 2004).

East Wenatchee Municipal Code Sections:

8.16.010    RCW adopted by reference.

8.16.020    WAC adopted by reference.

8.16.030    Definitions.

8.16.040    “Retailer” permit.

8.16.050    Retailer – Public safety advertising.

8.16.060    Restrictions upon the retail sale and discharge of fireworks within the city.

8.16.070    Dates and times retail sale of common fireworks permitted.

8.16.080    Dates and times discharge of common fireworks permitted.

8.16.090    Retail stand signage requirements.

8.16.100    Application for public display of fireworks permit.

8.16.110    State license required.

8.16.120    Permit subject to revocation.

8.16.130    Discharge of fireworks prohibited at certain locations.

8.16.140    Violations – Penalties.

8.16.150    Violations – Penalties adopted by reference.

8.16.160    Separate violations – Continuing offense.