The focus of the Douglas Fourth of July Committee events have always been on children and community coming together to celebrate 4th of July in Douglas, Alaska.
Thank you for your patience as we navigate the ever-changing landscape of holding events during a global pandemic the past couple of years.
June 14 ~ Flag Day Decorate to Celebrate
Douglas property owners are encouraged to decorate their property in Red, White & Blue colors, bunting, banners, flags, flowers, party lights & etc.by 5:00 PM for judging. We ask them to leave the decorations through Independence Day, July 4th.
Categories Judged by Douglas Fire Fighters
- Best House
- Best Apt/Condo/Townhouse
- Best Business
- Patriotic Spirit
- Best Community Spirit
TBD ~Maker Space Soapbox Derby Garage
Juneau Maker Space is providing access to tools, painting space and technical support. Purchase your soapbox kits at Western Auto Marine or at the event.
Questions? Call Dave Eckerson at 907-988-6422
Juneau Maker Space Soapbox Derby Garage
Juneau Maker Space
3915 N. Douglas
June 30th ~ 4th of July Committee Raffle
Tickets are out for one of the hottest raffles in Douglas!!!
Find a Douglas 4th of July Committee Member or call the number below to get in on the action! 💵💵💵💵💵 321-1332
Raffle commences June 30, 2022 ~ 6:30PM at Louie's Douglas Inn
Tickets are $100
250 tickets in total are sold - must be present to win door-prizes
Need not be present to win cash prizes - Grand Prize: $10,000
We have a series of fun events to help families start their celebration of Independence Day in Douglas off right and have a little friendly competition.
- Savikko Park Shelter Community Picnic
- Children's Watermelon Eating Contest
- Sandy Beach Sand Dollar Hunt
- Kid's Bicycle Decorating - Library Parking Garage - 1-3pm
- Soap Box Derby Car Show -St. Ann's Avenue - 5pm
- Soap Box Derby Time Trials and Practice - St. Ann's Race Hill 6-7:30pm
July 4 ~ Douglas 4th of July Events
Kicking off with the events the week leading up to July 4, we have a full and busy schedule of activities for the whole family. Please watch here for a downloadable schedule each year.
- Douglas 4th of July Parade 3pm
- Food Court - Food Vendors with Permits only. -PERMIT INFO-
- Douglas Community Church Annual Deep Pit BBQ - 11:30am-5pm
- Children's Field Events - Savikko Park
- Pioneer Pavilion Concerts - Savikko Park Plaza -BAND APPLICATION-
- Soap Box Derby Races - St. Ann's Race Hill
- Fireman's Hose Race - Juneau vs. Douglas
- Sandcastle Sculpting Competition - Sandy Beach