Fourth of July in Vancouver, WA 

Once home to Fireworks at the Fort, Vancouver celebrates Independence Day with fresh events that are fun for the whole family at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Anchored by Picnic in the Park on July 6, Summer Fest has special events occurring June through September, including live music, walking tours, and play days.

Summer Fest & Independence Day Events

Plan Your Visit

Washington's Vancouver is conveniently located 10 miles from the Portland International Airport (PDX) if coming by plane and Interstate 5 if traveling by car. The city has a variety of lodging options to fit your needs for the perfect Pacific Northwest adventure.

  • Just a mile from Fort Vancouver, Hilton Vancouver WA is in the heart of downtown across from Esther Short Park. Amenities include an indoor pool and a restaurant on-site.
  • Enjoy spectacular views and nearby wine tasting rooms at Vancouver's waterfront hotels, also just a mile from Fort Vancouver.
  • The Comfort Inn & Suites offers a budget-friendly stay within a mile radius of Summer Fest events, complete with complimentary breakfast and an indoor pool.