Seaside Oregon 4th of July activities will begin at 11AM with an Independence Day parade that includes the Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corp at the Seaside Museum & Historical Society and continue through and around downtown Seaside. From noon to 4PM there is a whole lot of activities to keep the kids busy, seaside really has a ton of different things lined up for everyone to enjoy. Activities include: a cake walk, face painting, live music, variety of small games, food boths, raffle drawings, silent auction, and bingo. Take a few minutes in between the activities and check out the museum for free as well.
The fireworks show at seaside gets started at 10PM and is centered around the beach at the turnaround. The Seaside Chamber of Commerce puts on an excellent fireworks display and the expansive beach area makes a perfect place to set up a few blankets and enjoy the show from the sand or from the view of your hotel window if you are staying right on the beach.
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Remember to be careful and smart about being on the beach this weekend. If you make a beach fire keep it modest, make sure to put it out properly and be careful with the fireworks that you are lighting off.
Here is the Seaside Independence Day Parade Map provided by the seaside of Chamber of Commerce
View Seaside Oregon July 4th Parade Route in a larger map
Important information from the Seaside Chamber of Commerce that is good information for any fourth of July beach goer.
Please Read Our Ordinances And Special Considerations
NO FIREWORKS ZONE….. The fenced off sections to the north and south of the turnaround are “fireworks free zones”. This area is for those who wish to view the fireworks show in a “safe zone”. NO FIREWORKS PLEASE!
BONFIRES: Bonfires are allowed on the beach away from beach grass and large drift logs. Bonfires must not exceed 3 foot square in size.
DIGGING PITS: DIGGING LARGE PITS PROHIBITED-MAXIMUM FINE $700 IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC SAFETY, DIGGING FIRE PITS OR SHELTERS LARGER THAN 6 FEET IN DIAMETER AND 2 FEET DEEP IS PROHIBITED. (Seaside Municipal Code 96.23—Public Nuisance)
ILLEGAL FIREWORKS: ILLEGAL FIREWORKS PROHIBITED– violators will be ticketed! THE POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF ILLEGAL FIREWORKS (MORTARS, FIRECRACKERS, MISSILES, ROMAN CANDLES, ETC.) IS PROHIBITED IN THE CITY OF SEASIDE – ILLEGAL FIREWORKS ARE SUBJECT TO CONFISCATION – THIS IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE AND VIOLATORS ARE SUBJECT TO ARREST WITH A FINE OF $500.00 PER VIOLATION (ORS 480.110 to 480.165).
TREASURE THE BEACH: The BEACH DRIVE BUCCANEERS will be handing out SOLV trash bags during the parade & on the beach before the fireworks display. TAKE YOUR TRASH OFF THE BEACH WHEN YOU LEAVE! Bags may be left next to trash cans along the Prom………….