Tips for a Fun and Safe 4th of July


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We wish you the happiest and healthiest best 4th of July!

Here are some tips to you celebrate with style and safety:


Fireworks Safety

Tip:  If burned by fireworks, remove clothing from burned area and run cool, not cold, water over the burn. No ice.

Tip:  Using sparklers? Keep them outside and away from face, clothing and hair. Sparklers can reach 1,800° F.

Tip:  Soak all fireworks in a bucket of water before throwing them in the trash can

How to keep your dogs calm during fireworks.  

Fireworks regulations in King County and Snohomish County

The most dangerous fireworks


Fun & Food

Celebrate! Parades! Fireworks Shows!   

Red, white and blue dessert ideas

Healthy eating at fairs, festivals and parades

Watermelon FAQs

Kid-friendly crafts


Staying Safe on the 4th

Reducing sun exposure

Slathering on the sunscreen

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate