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Independence Day - July 4th

The Douglas 4th of July Committee organizes a plethora of July 4th events including a parade (with prizes!), Soapbox Challenge, Softball Game, Watermelon Eating Contest, Field Events, and many other activities! Note Time changes: Parade begins at 2:00 pm this year!

Grand Marshalls: Treadwell Historical Society

July 3rd Events

Soapbox Challenge Registration and Practice Runs

July 3rd - 6 to 9 pm, St. Anne's Ave. - more info

Community Picnic

July 3rd - 6:00 pm - 8 PM Sandy Beach. Food and soft drinks provided. Sponsored by Douglas Colinteer Firefighters & Douglas 4th of July Committee

Watermelon Eating Contest

July 3rd - 6 PM Sandy Beach

Sand Dollar Hunt

7 PM Sandy Beach

July 4th Events

July 4th Event Schedule

View the July 4th Event Schedule.

Douglas July 4th Parade

July 4th, 2:00 pm
at Gastineau School
The parade starts at Gastineau School and proceeds southeast down 3rd St.
Parade entrants: Assembly time is 2 pm, no pre-registration or entry fee required. Parade Prizes awarded for children and floats.

July 4th Field Events start at 3 pm.

City Of Douglas, Alaska Seal

Douglas 4th of July Committee
PO Box 240765
Douglas, AK 99824-0765

Event Schedule