July 1st – 4th
Party like it’s 1776!!
Pick up schedules and 4th of July buttons at the West End Youth League (WEYL) fireworks stand located at the corner of Forks Avenue and Calawah Way. Open Tuesday, June 28 through Monday, July 4th. Hours will be 12:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Monday the 4th, open from 2 p.m. to dusk. Hours may vary with limited volunteers.
Buttons and schedules also available at other participating merchants.
Skip the lines …Get your Derby tickets early!
Demo Derby Tickets will be offered at the following days/places:
Friday, July 1st at Moonlight Madness in front of the Rainforest Arts Center; Saturday, July 2nd 10 a.m.-Noon Forks Outfitters Patio, 950 S. Forks Avenue; Sunday, July 3rd next to the Sacks Tournament at Tillicum Park; Monday, July 4th after the parade ends at the ticket booth near the base of the Tillicum Park Arena by the old tennis courts.
Please note: There are no limits on tickets. Strollers require a ticket. No wagons, animals, pop up canopies, or coolers inside the gates.
Derby Arena gate will be opening at 1 p.m. Derby begins at 3 p.m.Tickets are $10 each. Kids 2 and under are free. Cash only please.
PARADE APPLICATION FORM CAN BE DOWNLOADED AT FORKSWA.COM
Or pick up a copy at the Forks Forum Office, 490 S. Forks Ave.
Thursday, June 30th
All are encouraged to dress up their windows and homes in a patriotic theme!
Friday, July 1st
5 p.m. Frog Jump, Tillicum Park, 360-640-8169.
7 p.m.-10 p.m. Moonlight Madness sponsored by WEBPA. Forks Avenue closed between Calawah and Bogachiel, featuring music by DJ Camello, car bash, vendors, fun for the kids and more, 360-374-3311. There is no entry cost, but some activities are by donation. Donations will benefit the WEBPA Christmas decorations fund.
7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sasquatch Skate Party on Forks Avenue. Free entry. You must provide your own skates, safety gear (recommended) and sign a waiver. Parent or guardian must sign a waiver for those under 18. Forks Avenue between Calawah and Division. 360-374-2531.
Saturday, July 2nd
7 a.m.-11 a.m. American Legion July Breakfast, suggested donation $10, dine-in or take away options, 651 E. Division & Maple Ave.
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. The entry fee is $10 which includes a 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 p.m.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Book Sale at the Forks Library, $5 per bag. Sponsored by Friends of the Forks Library
9 a.m. 4th of July 3 on 3 Registration. The tournament starts at 10 a.m. Divisions – Girls 6-8th Grade, 9-12th Grade; Boys 6-8th Grade; 9-12th Grade. $10 per kid, 4 max per team. Benefits FHS Boys/Girls Basketball Programs. Tillicum Park BB Courts (Spartan Gym if raining). 360-640-2301
9:30 a.m.-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, Parking Lot next to Sully’s Drive-In, 220 North Forks Avenue, 360-374-5724.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Student Art Display and Fiber Arts Display and Demonstrations at the Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N Forks Ave.
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 the 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.
1 p.m.-4 p.m. 2nd Annual “Paddle Battle in Forks” Pickleball Tournament sponsored by Rain of Terror, $5 entry fee (40 people max). Please pre-register 360-640-3543
6 p.m. Cribbage Tournament, entry fee $10, Forks Congregational Church, 280 Spartan Avenue, 360-374-9382.
7 p.m. Musical Artist Cherish Danae in Concert featuring original music, songs from Twilight, and more! No entry fee but donations will be gladly accepted and given to the WEBPA Christmas decorations fund. Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Avenue.
Sunday, July 3rd
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. Student Art Display and Fiber Arts Display and Demonstrations at the RAC
3 p.m. Sacks Tournament, entry fee $40, Tillicum Park, 360-870-1100 to pre-register.
7 p.m. Musical Artist Cherish Danae in Concert “Patriotic Theme” no entry fee but donations will be gladly accepted and given to the WEBPA Christmas decorations fund. Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Avenue.
INDEPENDENCE DAY — MONDAY, JULY 4th
7 a.m.-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. Garrison Flag Raising at Tillicum Park by the Mayor and U.S. Coast Guard Station Quillayute River.
8 a.m. Check-in for Grand Parade at Pacific Pizza/Forks Outfitters parking lot.
8:30-10:45 a.m. Sign-ups for Kiddies Parade begin at Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Avenue, 360-640-2143.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Student Art Display and Fiber Arts Display and Demonstrations at the RAC, 35 N. Forks Ave.
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 and judging for Grand Parade begins.
11 a.m. Judging (optional) and 11:30 a.m. 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, at Peninsula College.
NOON FORKS GRAND PARADE begins from Forks Outfitters parking lot.
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Salmon Bake sponsored by Forks Lions Club; cost $20, “Ben Dome” at Tillicum Park, 360-640-2062.
3 p.m. DEMOLITION DERBY gates open at 1 p.m., ticket info at top of the page, Tillicum Park arena.
DUSK FIREWORKS viewable from around town – look towards Forks High School. Viewing from school is not available. If fireworks are canceled due to high fire danger, they will take place at an event in the fall.
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 Visitor Information Center • 1411 S. Forks Avenue • Forks, WA 98331 • 360-374-2531
Check out ForksWA.com/events for the latest updates and more events.
Come on out rain or shine!