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Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July

When:
July 6, 2019 all-day
2019-07-06T00:00:00-07:00
2019-07-07T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Forks, Washington
Contact:
Forks Chamber of Commerce
360-374-2531

Raise The Flag

Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

”Raise The Flag”

A great Independence Day celebration with breakfast, fun run, kiddies parade, Grand Parade, salmon bake, demolition derby, music in the park with fun events like an arts & crafts show, horseshoe & cribbage tourneys, frog jump, kiddie playday & more including a fantastic fireworks show on Independence Day!

Come on out rain or shine!

2019 Schedule 

Parade Application

Downloadable PDF versions of the Schedule and Application can be found at the bottom of this page.

Pick up schedules and purchase Demolition Derby tickets and 4th of July buttons at the West End Youth League (WEYL) fireworks stand at its NEW LOCATION on Forks Ave, next to Tillicum Park.

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

Monday, July 1st

6pm Red, White and Blue Bingo; doors open at 6pm, bingo starts at 7pm; VFW Hall, 110 Spartan Ave, 360-640-2581

Wednesday, July 3rd

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

9am-1pm Entries accepted for Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show; Rainforest Arts Center (RAC), 35 N. Forks Ave, 360-460-5171. Entry forms available at Home Slice Take-n-Bake, Jitterbugs and Forks Library in Forks, and Sunsets West Co-op in Clallam Bay.

9am-1pm Entries accepted for Forks Gamerz Junior Photo Contest sponsored by Forks Elks Lodge #2524; RAC, 35 N. Forks Ave

Independence Day — Thursday, July 4th

6am “Raise The Flag” Garrison Flag Raising at Tillicum Park by the Mayor and U.S. Coast Guard Station Quillayute River

7-10am Elks Annual Forks 4th of July Breakfast; $8 adults, $6 kids & seniors, 4 & under free; Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd., 360-374-2524

8am Check-in for Grand Parade at Forks Outfitters parking lot

10am Sign-ups & judging (optional) for Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave, 360-640-8211

10am Judging for Forks Gamerz Junior Photo Contest sponsored by Forks Elks Lodge #2524; cash prizes to be awarded, RAC, 35 N. Forks Ave

10am-4pm Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, RAC, 35 N. Forks Ave, 360-460-5171

10:30am Final entries & judging for Grand Parade begins

11:30am Line-up for Kiddies Parade sponsored by Forks Emblem Club; Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave, 360-640-8211

11:45am Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College

Noon FORKS GRAND PARADE begins from Forks Outfitters parking lot

1-3pm Dodgeball Tournament, a Forks wrestling fundraiser; entry fee $40 per team, ages 12 & up, pre-register by phone or at event; Tillicum Park tennis courts, 360-640-4085

1-4pm Salmon Bake sponsored by Forks Lions Club; cost TBA, Tillicum Park, 360-640-2062

2-5pm Forks Visitor Information Center OPEN, 1411 S. Forks Ave, 360-374-2531

2-5pm Forks Timber Museum OPEN, 1421 S. Forks Ave, 360-374-9663

3pm Demolition Derby; gates open at 2pm, tickets $10 at gate or purchase in advance at WEYL fireworks stand at its new location on Forks Ave, next to Tillicum Park; Tillicum Park arena

Dusk FORKS FIREWORKS DISPLAY at Tillicum Park

Friday, July 5th

9am 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament registration, fundraiser for FHS basketball program; tourney begins at 10am, $10 per player, boys and girls divisions; FHS gym 360-780-0310

10am-4pm Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, RAC, 35 N. Forks Ave, 360-460-5171

3-5pm Book Signing by author Bill Lindstrom Strait Press, A History of News Media on the North Olympic Peninsula at Forks Timber Museum, 1421 S. Forks Avenue, 360-374-9663

5pm Bean Bag Toss; entry fee $30, Tillicum Park, 360-870-1100 to pre-register

Saturday, July 6th

8:30am Forks 4th of July Fun Run registration, proceeds benefitting FHS basketball program. Race begins at 9am at parking lot across from Forks Coffee Shop. Walk or run 1 mile, 5K, or 10K. Entry fee $10 (race only) or $20 for race and shirt. Call 360-780-0310 by June 20th to pre-register. T-Shirts for pre-registered runners/walkers only.

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

9am-Done Archery Tag, brought to you by Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July; $5 per person, teams of 5, ages 12 and up; Tillicum Park, contact Mike Rowley for more details

10am-3pm Forks Open Aire Market, Umpqua Bank parking lot, 1020 S. Forks Ave, 360-374-6918

10am-4pm Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, RAC, 35 N. Forks Ave, 360-460-5171

Noon Youth Bag Tournament sponsored by Forks Volleyball Ball Boosters, Tillicum Park “Ben Dome” Covered Area. 10-15 years old, entry fee $30 per team. Prizes for top 3 places. Please pre-register 360-640-1985

6pm Cribbage Tournament; entry fee $6; VFW Hall, S. Spartan Ave., 360-374-5534

6-10pm Street Dance sponsored by Forks Abuse, downtown, 360-374-6411

7-11pm Moonlight Madness sponsored by WEBPA at Forks area merchants. Forks Ave closed between Calawah and Bogachiel, featuring music, vendors, Forks Open Aire Market, fun for the kids and more, 360-374-3311.

Sunday, July 7th

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

5pm Frog Jump, Tillicum Park, 360-640-8169

Revised 6-24-19

Contact information:  Mark Soderlind, Chairman Forks Old fashioned 4th of July Committee

PO Box 881

Forks, WA 98331

360-640-4298 or 360-640-8211

soderlind@centurylink.net

Parade Application

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2019 4th of July Schedule