2020 Event Map
Enjoy this Annual July 3rd celebration - a cherished Lacey tradition!
- 3 p.m. On-site parking lot opens (you are welcome to walk or bike in earlier).
- 3 p.m. Bike, wagon, & stroller "corral" opens - located at Info Tent
- 4 p.m. All food vendors open (2020 Food Vendor Application )
- 4 p.m. Free activities open (close at 9:30 p.m.)
- 4 p.m. Kidzone opens. FREE! Giant slide, obstacle fun, bounce houses & more! (Closes at 9:15 p.m.)
- 5 p.m. Nate Botsford Band | Country Rock
- 8 p.m. Beat Frequency | Rock & Pop Dance Hits
- 10 p.m. Fireworks Spectacular presented by Lacey Parks & Recreation,
TwinStar Credit Union, and South Sound Center
Enjoy the fireworks in 3D! Free 3D glasses avaliable mid-June at
Lacey Collision (1215 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey) or Capital Collision
(2111 Carriage Dr SW, Olympia) or pick up at the event, while supplies last!
Family-Friendly Location: Our beautiful park setting is perfect for picnics and family fun. Spread your blanket and prepare to be safely up close and personal
to the spectacular pyrotechnic display! Rainier Vista Park is located at 5475 45th Ave SE. Bring a flashlight or headlamp to safely navigate in the park after dark.
Parking: On-site parking opens at 3 p.m. (You are welcome to walk-in or bike in earlier.) Space is limited. No RV or trailer parking allowed; parking is first come, first-served; no "saving" additional spots. Consider walking, biking, or parking at Aspire Middle School, just a 1/4 mile from the park. You can check your bike, stroller, or wagon on-site at our secure "bike corral”!
Ride to the Park, FREE: You can park at one of the following schools (Komachin, Timberline and Lakes Elementary), and catch the shuttle to the park
We will have a shuttle (school) bus running continuously between the 3 schools and Rainier Vista Park to transport folks throughout the event from 2pm until 9:30pm. If you want to leave before the fireworks, you can hop on the shuttle anytime. Look for the signs at each locations' pick up point.
Traffic: Expect congestion in the area through midnight. From approx. 9:30 - 11:45 p.m., 45th Ave. will be closed to eastbound traffic from Parkside to the park entrance, and no incoming access to the park will be allowed. Vehicles will only be allowed to exit the park on Ruddell and may only turn southbound. Traffic control officers will be in place at park exits, 45th & Ruddell, 54th & Ruddell, and Ruddell & Mullen. Please note: Access to the park is restricted approx. 9:30 - 11:45 p.m. If you plan to pick someone up after the event, meet at an alternate location.
Meet the Entertainment!
5:00 - 6:30pm
Nate Botsford Band - Country Rock
Portland-based Nate Botsford draws inspiration from his big-band pianist grandfather, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan and Van Morrison to create his own blend of country-rock. Nate's career has taken him throughout the U.S., playing over 300 shows a year while sharing the stage with some of country music's hottest acts, including Old Dominion, LoCash, and Brett Young. Additionally, Nate has written and recorded songs with members of Lonestar and NEEDTOBREATHE, as well as Billy Mann (P!nk, Backstreet Boys). His music has been featured on New Music Nashville (Spotify) as well as radio stations throughout the U.S., including The Bull, The Wolf and KRKT.
Learn more about Nate Botsford Band!
Beat Frequency - Rock/Pop Dance Hits
Beat Frequency began when Natasha Neuschwander and Shawn Lewis first met and their passion for music collided. For nearly 20 years Shawn, a multi-instrumental former front-man for a touring rock band and Natasha, a studio vocalist and former professional sports dancer have been collaborating on Beat Frequency's sound. In that time, their club-inspired, aggressive and hook-driven pop songs and performances have been creating fans across the U.S.
Learn more about Beat Frequency!