Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July

July 2, 2021 all-day
Forks, Washington
Forks Chamber of Commerce

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Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration 2021

“Stand for the Red, White, and Blue!”

Beginning June 28, pick up schedules and 4th of July buttons at the West End Youth League (WEYL) fireworks stand Forks Avenue / Calawah Way.

A limited amount of Demo Derby tickets will be available IN PERSON ONLY, 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 beginning July 1.

Our County Health Office recommends masks for unvaccinated people.

Wednesday, June 30th

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

Friday, July 2nd

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

Saturday, July 3rd

7-11am American Legion July Breakfast, suggested donation $6, dine in or take away options, 651 E. Division & Maple.

8-8:45am Forks 4th of July Fun Run Registration. Race begins at 9am. 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 parking lot behind Mocha Motion on Forks Avenue, 360-640-5333.

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

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

9:30-11:30am 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.

10am-3pm Forks Open Aire Market, Umpqua Bank parking lot, 1020 S. Forks Avenue, 360-374-5724.

10am-6pm 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-2pm Kiddies Play Day sponsored by Forks Lions Club, Tillicum Park, 360-640-3123 or 360-780-2032.

Noon-4pm Historic Quilt Display, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Avenue.

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

3-5pm 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.

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

6pm Cribbage Tournament, entry fee $10, Forks Congregational Church, 280 Spartan Avenue, 360-374-9840.

INDEPENDENCE DAY — Sunday, July 4th

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

8am “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.

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

10am Sign-ups for Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Avenue, 360-640-2143.

10am-4pm Historic Quilt Display, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Avenue. Closed during the parade.

10am-6pm 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.

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

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

11:45am Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College.

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

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

3pm DEMOLITION DERBY gates open at 2pm, 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 cbaron@forksforum.com

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

Check out ForksWA.com/events for the latest updates & more events.

Draft revision 6-22-2021. Final printed schedule to be released closer to event.

Come on out rain or shine!