A Family Friendly Fourth of July


Now that school is out for the summer, the 4th of July holiday smack dab in the middle of the week, why not create a July 4th vacation to remember?! Auburn has fun events for the whole family the whole week.  

Stay overnight at any of the fine Auburn hotels to avoid traffic. Click here for some comfortable, affordable options that aren't going to break the bank.   


Bring out the family and enjoy the races and afterwards the best fireworks display in the South Puget Sound area! A much anticipated Auburn annual tradition, Emerald Downs knows how to light up the sky!!

Schedule of Events
Gates open at 9:45AM
Casino opens 12PM - 2AM
Movies on the big screen - 11AM onwards

Races start at 5:00 PM
Fireworks Spectacular starts at 10:00 PM

Admission $9 for adults, children 17 and under, always free admission. Admission on sale until 10 PM. With a Military I.D., admission is free. 2300 Ron Crockett Drive.

Come out early to nab a good spot to see this amazing fireworks show! 

Parking: Parking in the General Area is free, $10 to park in the Preferred Area, or $20 for valet.

Auburn’s 4th of July Car Show Thursday, July 4, 2019 

11:00AM – 4:00PM 

Stroll down memory lane with some cool, classic rides. The finest autos featured from nearly every single decade will be showcased at the Les Gove Park Car Show held in conjunction with Auburn’s 4th of July Festival. Vote for your favorite set of wheels! 910 9th Avenue 



910 9th Street SE

Celebrate our country’s birthday at Les Gove Park in Auburn. This hometown event features a kids’ bike parade, live entertainment on two stages, 17+ inflatable rides, a climbing wall and euro-bungy trampolines, a trackless train, a petting zoo and two pony carousels, bingo, bocce, a car show, laser tag, over 40 craft artists, a book sale, food concessions, a spray park and much more!  The naturally shaded park will keep you cool during the afternoon.  Purchase a wristband for $5 for unlimited activities!  Wristband sales begin at 10:00am. Free admission.


It's no secret that aviation is an integral part of Auburn. We have our own municipal airport, Boeing has an importance presence in Auburn, and it's possible to float in a hot air balloon with the Seattle Balloon Company over the White River 

We will celebrate all things aviation on Saturday, July 6th from 9AM - 2PM.  Whether you have a love for small planes, or wish to introduce a career trajectory to an impressionable young mind, you are welcome to this community event.  This family friendly event will showcase hot air balloon rides, plane rides, aircraft displays, helicopters, K-9 and SWAT teams, a car show, Valley Fire and their fire engines. FREE             2143 E Street NE, Auburn