1. Travel
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Where to Watch Fireworks in and Around Portland

Fourth of July 2011


Check out the biggest displays around town on the Fourth of July.

Waterfront Blues Festival
Where: Tom McCall Waterfront Park: 10:05 p.m.

Oaks Park,
Where: SE Spokane Street
When: Fireworks begin at dusk
What: The park is open all day for rides and entertainment.
How Much: Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for anyone under 15.

Blue Lake Park
Where: NE 223rd Ave and Marine Drive
What: The park is open all day and the fireworks begin at dusk. There's also live music this year. (The Stingrays will play starting around 5 p.m.
How Much: $10 per vehicle or $15 for large vans.

Vancouver National Historic Reserve.
Where: The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is located at 612 E. Reserve St in Vancouver, WA). What: The fireworks display at Fort Vancouver is a fantastic celebration. The park opens at 8 a.m. and there will be four stages of entertainment. The fireworks begin at 10:05 p.m.
How Much: General Admission is $7 at the gate and $5 if you buy in advance. Kids under 12 are free. Get advance tickets online. There is also Prime Viewing Area Seating available for $50 if you're over 21, $25 if you're under 21. Buy tickets here.

  1. About.com
  2. Travel
  3. Portland, OR
  4. Arts & Entertainment
  5. Portland Fireworks - 4th of July

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.