Welcome to the official website of the City of Valdez 4th of July Festival!
This year's 4th of July Festival will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018.
These events and activities are sponsored by the City of Valdez with help from many local organizations.
This is your “one-stop-shop” for activity schedules, activity descriptions and registration information.
Most Patriotic Business Decorating Competition
Businesses Around Town
Uncle Salmon 5K & 10K Fun Run Registration
South Barney Meyring Park Strip on Pioneer Dr.
(Across from Fire Dept.)
Uncle Salmon 5K & 10K Fun Run 2017
South Barney Meyring Park Strip on Pioneer Dr. (Across from Fire Dept.)
Summer Art Contest Display & Public Voting
Kids' Bike Decorating for the Parade
Eagles Hall on Hazelet Drive
Most Patriotic Float
West Egan Drive
Independence Day Parade
Kids' Decorated Bike Parade
5th Annual Valdez Mascot Race
Immediately After Parade
Slow Bike Race - Ages 7+
Contest - Ages 7+
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Fairbanks Street Block Party Vendors
Fire Department Exhibition
Valdez Fire Department - Fairbanks Drive
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Owen Johnson Memorial Kids' Games
Meyring Park Strip
3:30pm - 5:30pm
4:00pm - 6:00pm
United States Coast Guard
Small Boat Station Boat Tours
235 Fidalgo Drive
Free Community Picnic
Kelsey Dock Uplands
Live Music with
"Kayti & The Alter Boys"
"Wonder Woman" Movie
Free Community Bonfire & S'more Roast
Activities and schedule is subject to change. All activities are FREE with the exception of the movie!
Schedule, Description and Map
Click here to download a printable schedule.
Click here to download a map of each activity location.
Click here to download a full description of each activity.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Community Events Coordinator
Email Doug Desorcie