4th of July

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the theme for the 2023 4th of July Parade in Friday Harbor:

“Marching Forward Together”

The event has been rated one of the top 10 small town 4th of July celebrations in the USA. The parade will start at approximately 10:30 a.m. (depending on the summer ferry schedule) on Tuesday, July 4th.

A full day of music, food and entertainment will culminate with a glorious fireworks extravaganza over the scenic Port of Friday Harbor.

The Chamber encourages all of those interested to gather your creative crew and begin plans on your costumes, floats and themed entries. Prizes will be awarded for the following categories-Best Use of Theme Float, Best Use of Theme Non-Float, Best Use of Theme- Children/Youth, Best Costume Group, Best Animal/Animal Group, Judges Choice and Best Vehicle.

The Chamber encourages all of those interested to gather your creative crew and begin plans on your costumes, floats and themed entries.
To participate in the 2023 Friday Harbor Independence Day Parade, please email: parade@sanjuanisland.org for an application or click below or come pick one up at the Chamber Office, 165 1st Street S.

4TH OF JULY PARADE THEME ANNOUNCED for 2024

Photo Gallery - July 4th, 2023

  • Friday Harbor San Juan Fireworks
  • Susie's Mopeds
  • San Juan Fourth of July Cabaret Corner Singers
  • San Juan Grand Marshalls
  • Citizens of Honor
  • Young Adult Association of San Juan Island (Y.A.A.S.)
  • Members of the Young Adult Association of San Juan Island
  • America's Boating Club
  • The Keith Highlanders
  • King’s Market/Marketplace
  • San Juan 4th of July Parade - Toy Box
  • National Park Service
  • University of Washington Husky Marching Band
  • University of Washington Husky Marching Band
  • Soroptimist Club of San Juan Island
  • San Juan Island Yacht Club
  • One Time Band
  • Wonder Women with Boo Boo’s Boxing
  • San Juan Island PRIDE Foundation
  • Love is Love
  • San Juan Island PRIDE Foundation
  • University of Washington Labs
  • The Friday Harbor Tigers
  • San Juan County Parks and Fair
  • San Juan 2023 Fourth of July Parade - Local pirates
  • San Juan Island Fire
  • San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce
Special thanks to Kelley Balcomb-Bartok, Jack Riley and community for the great photos!

We Need Your Help

Large or small, it all helps
Thanks to a matching grant from Kings Market & the San Juan Brewing Co, the Town of Friday Harbor and all of you, we have put together the best fireworks display.
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