Seward 4th of July Festival


Tue Jul 02 2024 at 12:00 pm to Thu Jul 04 2024 at 10:00 pm



Downtown Seward, Alaska | Seward, AK

Join the Seward Chamber's epic 4th of July Fest! Enjoy the action-packed Mount Marathon Race & an exciting lineup of games, vendors & more!
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We will have vendors, games and the action packed Mount Marathon Race, a boat parade, Mini Mount Marathon Race, float parade and fireworks!

Seward’s annual July 4th celebration features a packed holiday schedule of special events, games, presentations, contests, and community gatherings. The Seward Chamber of Commerce is planning for the holiday festivities and invites visitors to join us for a one-of-a-kind Seward 4th of July across the holiday week days from July 2 to July 4. Stay tuned for a complete schedule with festival booths, a boat parade, 4th of July Fireworks, the Mount Marathon Race, and more!

Spend a day strolling historic downtown streets where merchants and vendors sell Alaska-made wares, and your favorite food carts offer everything from corn fritters to hot dogs, ice cream to traditional cotton candy.

While you’re here, take a walk along Resurrection Bay, hike some of our less insane trails (leave Mt. Marathon to the runners!) and enjoy what Seward is all about — getting outside, exploring, and having fun with friends and family! In a small town like ours, you’re certain to run into a familiar or friendly face.

The night before the race, pick a good spot to join us for the third annual Seward Boat Parade, a colorful display of boats decorated in patriotic themes, on July 3rd! The parade begins at 11 pm in the Seward Harbor and concludes at the Seward Waterfront Park, where spectators can enjoy the spectacular Seward Fourth of July Fireworks show.

The fireworks launch from the Harbor Uplands, near the Mariners Memorial. You can spot them from all over town, but some favorite viewing spots include the Seward Waterfront Park, Seward Boat Harbor, or on a boat in the bay. The show starts at midnight (12:01 a.m.), once it is actually dark enough to light up the sky!

This year, we're excited to announce that there will have People's Choice voting on floats! Show your support for your favorite parade entries by casting your vote at

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Downtown Seward, Alaska, 308 Adams, Seward, United States

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