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2016 Article on Tumwater Artesian Festival

Happy July Fourth! It’s time for fireworks!

The Artesian Family Festival and Thunder Valley Fireworks Show is at Tumwater Valley Golf Club (4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE) on Monday July 4th.

The Lacey Fireworks Spectacular and Freedom Concert is held at Rainier Vista Park (5475 45th Ave. SE) on Sunday the 3rd, Both are free, though the latter charges $10 per car for parking.

Artesian Family Festival and Thunder Valley Fireworks Show

In the Olympia area, the Artesian Family Festival & Thunder Valley Fireworks Show is the largest display. An annual tradition at the Tumwater Valley, the Artesian Family Festival is appropriate for all ages and always well attended. Alongside fireworks, on the Tumwater Valley Golf Course driving range, families will also discover music, food, games and much much more.

DATE / TIME: July 4, open at 6:00 p.m.; Fireworks show begins at 10:15 p.m.

LOCATION: Tumwater Valley Golf Course (4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE, Tumwater WA)

Prohibited items: Pets, alcohol, and personal fireworks are not allowed in the festival.

Festival entry: FREE!

Event Parking: $10/car for parking

Sponsored by the Tumwater Downtown Association

Important Note: For safety and maintenance reasons, Pioneer Park is closed all day on July 4.

 

Lacey Fireworks Spectacular & Freedom Concert

Sunday, July 3, 2016, 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Live music, free family activities, food vendors, and more!

The Blackberry Bushes Stringband (5:30 p.m.) and British Export (8:00p.m.)

  • Free activities, bounce houses, face-painting, military vehicle display & more!
  • Skydivers
  • Food Vendors
  • Spectacular 50th Anniversary Fireworks Display (10 p.m.)
  • Music and dancing until 11:00 p.m.

NEW LOCATION – Rainier Vista Park  (5475 45th Ave. SE, Lacey WA)

Beautiful Park – perfect for picnics and family fun. Spread your blanket and prepare to be safely up close and personal to the spectacular pyrotechnic display! Rainier Vista Park is located at 5475 45th Ave SE. Bring a flashlight or headlamp to safely navigate in the park after dark.

Featured Performers: Outdoor concert features two great bands: The Blackberry Bushes Stringband playing Americana bluegrass music, followed by British Export – the best Beatles Tribute Band you’ll ever see!

Parking: On-site parking opens at 3:00 p.m. Space is limited. No RV or trailer parking allowed; parking is first come, first-served; no “saving” additional spots.

Parking Alternatives: Consider walking, biking, or parking at area schools to walk in.

Sponsored by TwinStar Credit Union, Xerox, Capital Development Company and the Lacey South Sound Chamber of Commerce