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Submitted by City of Tumwater

Load up the car with family and come on down to Tumwater City Hall on the 4th of July. Entries will be stationed around City Hall and along New Market Street. As in our traditional parades, you’ll see military and veteran’s groups, high school cheer and dance teams, classic cars, and more. Attendees will remain in their vehicles for the duration of the event. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for volunteers and participants.

Registration is required; select one of three available time slots: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., or 12 noon.

Register online

Thunder Valley Fireworks Show

Presenting sponsor Nisqually Red Wind Casino

The Thunder Valley Fireworks Show is the biggest and best fireworks show in the County – and it’s back for 2021!

Fireworks show begins at 10:15 p.m. Fireworks will be set off from the Tumwater Valley Golf Course. There will not be on-site viewing. Park and watch the fireworks from the location of your choice. Great viewing spots on Tumwater Hill, the North Street area, and other places around the City.

Special thanks to our presenting sponsor Nisqually Red Wind Casino.

For more information about the Fourth of July events, contact Marisa Worden, Tumwater Parks & Recreation, at 360.754.4160.

More details available online.

COVID-19 Walk-In Vaccine Clinic

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Tumwater Fire Department Headquarters Training Room, 311 Israel Road SW, Tumwater WA 98501

Tumwater Fire Department will be hosting a Providence COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Sunday, July 4. This is walk-in; no pre-registration or appointment needed. The clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine (ages 12 and up) and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine (ages 18 and up).

Parking available in the Fire Department parking lot; follow the signs to the Training Room.

Fireworks in Tumwater

A friendly reminder to residents and visitors celebrating Independence Day in Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater – fireworks may not be sold, purchased, or discharged in our communities.

Novelty devices such as snakes, glow worms, and party poppers are allowed. However, sparklers and all other types of fireworks, including those purchased elsewhere, may not be used in our cities.

Like most cities, the number of calls to 911 increases on the Fourth of July holiday. With voter-approved regulations in place, fireworks complaints may add to the call volume. When there is high demand for law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services – we place our highest priority on protecting lives and preserving property.

It’s important for our community to know that Tumwater Fire and Police Departments will do their best to respond to complaints about fireworks. The reality is there simply is not enough staffing in either department to respond to each illegal fireworks and noise incident around the Fourth of July. Calls for immediate emergency life safety assistance must be prioritized to ensure public safety

Reducing the number of noise and illegal fireworks complaints to 911 will allow emergency calls to be answered as quickly as possible. To report the sale or discharge of fireworks in Tumwater, call 360.704.2740. Call 9-1-1 to report a fire or injury.

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