Anchorage July 4th Celebration & Parade 2017 Press Release

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 | by G Palmer | July 4th 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

For more information, contact Darl Schaaff 279 7500


Anchorage Fairs & Festivals has completed planning for the 2017 Anchorage July 4th Celebration on the Delaney Park Strip. Included is the traditional 8:00 am pancake breakfast and a community and veteran parade scheduled for 11:00 am. The parade route circles the Park Strip. A full day of activities, rides, food vendors and free entertainment will continue until 6:00 pm.

The parade includes community groups, veterans and military organizations and this year features the Red White &  Blue crew, a local all-volunteer marching band.

12 students from the University of Washington Marching Band will join the group and perform right after the parade on the main stage.

At 1:00 pm the reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Flagpole and veteran’s memorial on I street will feature entertainment and speeches.

More than 50 vendors will feature various foods, information and fun.

Golden Wheel will provide a large variety of rides and there will be plenty of Red, White, and Blue.

This year’s theme: The Great American Melting Pot will inspire parade participants and feature Bridge Builders and a host of other ethnic and community organizations.

Don’t miss the fun. The parade, festival and entertainment is all free. Naturally, everything is family friendly.

Anchorage Fairs & Festivals
1100 E 3rd Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501