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Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration 2021 (Draft Schedule)

  • Wed Jun 9th, 2021 10:01am
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“Stand for the Red, White, and Blue!”

Draft revision 6-3-2021. Final printed schedule to be released closer to the event.

Beginning June 28, pick up schedules and 4th of July buttons at the West End Youth League (WEYL) fireworks stand on Forks Avenue, in the grassy lot to the south of Far West Motel, 251 N. Forks Avenue.

A limited amount of Demo Derby tickets will be available June 28-29 (while supplies last) at the Forks Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Information Center, 1411 S. Forks Avenue. Once Washington ‘reopens’ on June 30, the capacity of the arena will be reevaluated, and if possible, more tickets will be available for sale at the WEYL fireworks stand on July 1.

Wednesday, June 30

Judging of Window Decorating Contest for Businesses sponsored by West End Business & Professional Association (WEBPA); entries must be finished by 10 a.m., 360-374-3311.

Friday, July 2

3 p.m – Sacks Tournament, entry fee $40, Tillicum Park, 360-870-1100 to pre-register.

Saturday, July 3

7-11 a.m. – American Legion July Breakfast. Suggested donation $6, dine-in or to-go options, 651 E. Division & Maple.

8-8:45 a.m. – Forks 4th of July Fun Run Registration. The race begins at 9 a.m. Sponsored by Forks Community Hospital United Way Committee. Entry fee $10 which includes an American Flag Fun Run Medal for the first 100 registrations. All proceeds will go to United Way of Clallam County. Walk or run 1-mile, 5k, or 10k. Meet in the parking lot behind Mocha Motion on Forks Avenue, 360-640-5333.

8:30 a.m. – Horseshoe Tournament sign-ups, tourney begins at 9 a.m., entry fee $10, Tillicum Park, 360-374-5323 after 3 pm.

9:30-11:30 a.m. – Free Archery Demo & Activity for Kids, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry Avenue, 360-374-2531.

9:30-11:30 a.m. – Archery Tag Tournament, sponsored by Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Committee and run by Forks Police Department, $25 per team or $5 per person, 5-man teams, ages 12 and up, Tillicum Park Ball Fields, 360-640-3543.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Forks Open Aire Market, Umpqua Bank parking lot, 1020 S. Forks Avenue, 360-374-5724.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. – Vendors in the Park. This is an opportunity for Forks-area non-profits to be a vendor in Tillicum Park during 4th of July. Please contact 360-374-5412 x 237 to sign up.

Noon – Youth Bag Tournament sponsored by Forks Volleyball Ball Boosters, entry fee $30 per team, 10-16 years old, prizes for top 3 places, Tillicum Park “Ben Dome” Covered Area, please pre-register 360-640-1985.

Noon-2 p.m. – Kiddies Play Day sponsored by Forks Lions Club, Tillicum Park, 360-640-3123 or 360-780-2032.

Noon-4 p.m. – Historic Quilt Display, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Avenue.

12:30 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Allen Courts at Tillicum Park.

1-4 p.m. – “Paddle Battle in Forks” 1st Annual Pickleball Tournament sponsored by Quillayute Valley Parks & Rec District. $10 entry fee (40 people max). Please pre-register 360-460-7424.

3-5 p.m. – Basketball Court Grand Opening at Tillicum Park BB Court. Bring the kids to enjoy the new BB court, fun drills, and free basketballs grades 3-12, 360-640-2301.

5 p.m. – Frog Jump, Tillicum Park, 360-640-8169.

6 p.m. – Cribbage Tournament, entry fee $6, Forks Congregational Church, 280 Spartan Avenue, 360-374-9840.

INDEPENDENCE DAY — Sunday, July 4th

7-10 a.m. – Elks Annual Forks 4th of July Breakfast, $10, take away option available, Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, 360-374-2524.

8 a.m. – “STAND FOR THE RED, WHITE, AND BLUE” Garrison Flag Raising and Service Branch Plaque Dedication at Tillicum Park by the Mayor and U.S. Coast Guard Station Quillayute River.

8 a.m. – Check-in for Grand Parade at Forks Outfitters parking lot.

10 a.m. – Sign-ups for Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave., 360-640-2143.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Historic Quilt Display, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave. Closed during the parade.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. – Vendors in the Park. This is an opportunity for Forks-area non-profits to be a vendor in Tillicum Park during 4th of July. Please contact 360-374-5412 x 237 to sign up.

10:30 a.m. – Final entries & judging for Grand Parade begins.

11 a.m. – Judging (optional) & Line-up for Kiddies Parade sponsored by Forks Emblem Club; Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Avenue.

11:45 a.m. – Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College.

Noon – FORKS GRAND PARADE begins from Forks Outfitters parking lot. Please practice social distancing.

1-4 p.m. – Salmon Bake sponsored by Forks Lions Club; cost TBA, “Ben Dome” at Tillicum Park, 360-640-2062.

3 p.m. – DEMOLITION DERBY gates open at 2 pm, tickets $10, ticket info at top of page, Tillicum Park arena.

Dusk – FIREWORKS viewable from around town – look towards Forks High School. Viewing from school is not available.

Thank you for supporting Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July!

Contact information: Christi Baron, Chairman Forks Old fashioned 4th of July Committee, PO Box 881, Forks, WA 98331 • 360-374-3311 or [email protected]

Schedule compiled by Forks Chamber of Commerce’s Visitor Information Center • 1411 S. Forks Ave., Forks, WA 98331 • 360-374-2531

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