July 4th at Fort Worden

Fireworks From Sunday, July 3 through Sunday, July 10, Centrum’s Festival of American Fiddle Tunes features workshop classes, dances, concerts, and informal and spontaneous gatherings of novice and master fiddlers.

The festival’s public performance takes place on Monday, July 4 in McCurdy Pavilion with “The Fourth at the Fort,” a two-concert event featuring artists from the festival and ending with fireworks on the bluff – a Port Townsend tradition.

Visitors to Fort Worden State Park for the Fourth of July fireworks show can park their vehicle for free this year, but by next year, much will have changed at Fort Worden, and at all of Washington state’s parks, as the Discover Pass goes into effect July 1st. The July 4 fireworks show (funded by the City of Port Townsend) and other special events that day at Fort Worden are open without the Discover Pass required, said Fort Worden Area Parks Manager Kate Burke.

Use of fireworks within Port Townsend city limits is banned. Possession or discharge of any fireworks is illegal within city limits as well as State Parks. There is a public fireworks display off the Fort Worden State Park beach at 10 p.m. July 4.