Bothell's Fourth of July Freedom Festival on the way
July 1, 2012 · Updated 11:35 AM
The city of Bothell will offer its annual Freedom Festival on July 4, starting with a free pancake breakfast at the downtown firehouse and then the Children’s Parade and Grand Parade along Main Street and Bothell Way Northeast.
This year’s parade theme is “Protecting Our Freedom — Recognizing Those Who Serve.” To support the troops, parade participants and attendees are encouraged to wear yellow ribbons.
Downtown Fire Station, 10726 Beardslee Blvd.
Line up on Main Street at 103rd
For children up to 12 years. No motorized vehicles permitted.
Main Street and Bothell Way Northeast
The city of Bothell is seeking people who currently serve or have served in Iraq and Afghanistan to be honored in the Fourth of July Parade. If you or someone you know from Bothell has or is serving in either Iraq or Afghanistan, forward name, rank, branch of service and deployment area to Pat Parkhurst of Bothell Parks and Recreation (firstname.lastname@example.org). If they are currently living in the area, a contact email would also be appreciated.
As a tribute to Allstate's longstanding commitment to car/vehicle passenger safety, the company will parade its own float with a message to the community on the dangers of distracted driving. Allstate's regional office is located in Bothell.