56th annual Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular gears up for the Fourth of July

The Historic Trust is bringing back food and entertainment in the form of food trucks and live music performances throughout the evening, leading up to the fireworks show

VANCOUVER — The Historic Trust and city of Vancouver recently announced the 56-day countdown to the 56th Annual Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular presented by Columbia Credit Union.  This family-friendly tradition is celebrating America’s freedom with the largest fireworks show in the Pacific Northwest at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The fireworks show will begin at 10:05 p.m. and will be live-streamed by KGW-TV. The public is invited to come find their spot to enjoy the festivities at 4 p.m.  The Bull – 98.7 KUPL will be providing music throughout the evening. Fireworks will be launched from the historic Pearson Air Field.

The 56th Annual Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular will celebrate America’s freedom with the largest fireworks show in the Pacific Northwest at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on the Fourth of July. Photo courtesy of The Historic Trust
The 56th Annual Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular will celebrate America’s freedom with the largest fireworks show in the Pacific Northwest at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on the Fourth of July. Photo courtesy of The Historic Trust
The Historic Trust and city of Vancouver recently announced the 56-day countdown to the 56th Annual Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular presented by Columbia Credit Union.

This year, The Historic Trust is bringing back food and entertainment in the form of food trucks and live music performances throughout the evening, leading up to the fireworks show. Festival food favorites like gourmet sandwiches, shaved ice, middle-eastern, Hawaiian bowls and more will be sold. Local bands will be featured on the main stage and the bandstand.  C-Tran will again provide free shuttle service to and from the event beginning at 5 p.m.

Bloodworks NW will be onsite collecting blood donations by appointment. Schedule an appointment online with sponsor code 084B, call 1-800-398-7888, or text “bloodapp” to 91985.

Area residents are invited to come celebrate freedom at the Fort and spend the day experiencing the excitement and safety of the longest-running fireworks celebration in the region.  Bring your blankets and find your spot at 4 p.m.

For more information, go to www.official4thofjuly.com and follow us on Facebook (@TheHistoricTrust), Instagram (@thehistorictrust) and Twitter (@thehistorictrustWA) for tips, trivia and contests.

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