Fourth of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast

Hometown Celebration

Image of four children dressed in red, white, and blue attire on scooters and bikesDon’t miss Bothell’s biggest annual event! The fun starts with a free pancake breakfast at Park at Bothell Landing, followed by the Children’s Parade and our 100+ year old Grand Parade.

2022 Grand Parade Application

The Grand Parade application is now closed. We will be accepting walk-in entries on the day of the parade. Please arrive at parade staging, located at UW Bothell, no later than 10:15 a.m. on July 4. Check in with parade staff and we will add you to the back of the parade lineup. Drivers must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.

2022 Children's Parade

No registration is required for the Children's Parade - just join us no later than 11 a.m. at Main St/104th Ave NE. 

  • Decorated pedal bicycles, scooters, wagons, strollers, etc. are welcome in the parade
  • No motorized bikes, scooters, or other vehicles allowed ("Power Wheels" toys okay)
  • Parents are welcome to walk with their children in the parade, or pick them up at the end of the parade route (near Pop Keeney Stadium)

Parade Route

The 2022 Parade will once again be heading down Main Street - view the map for a printable copy of the route.


  • Chairs may be placed along the parade route starting on Friday, July 1, 2022.
  • No advance chair placement on the east or west sides of the boulevard along Bothell Way NE.
  • Chair placement is not allowed in the rain gardens on the boulevard along Bothell Way NE.

Monday, July 4, 2022 - Schedule of Events

Pancake Breakfast8:30 - 10:30 a.m.Park at Bothell Landing
Children's Parade
(no registration required)
11:15 a.m.Starts at Main St & 104th Ave NE
Grand ParadeNoonStarts at Main St & 104th Ave NE
Northshore Veteran's Memorial Car Show
*Hosted by VFW #3348 & VFW #4314
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Pop Keeney Field

Accessible Parking

In addition to downtown parking spaces located throughout the parade route, the City Hall Parking Garage and the Police Department front parking lot will be designated for accessible parking for Fourth of July festivities. Limited accessible parking will be available in the paved parking lot at Park at Bothell Landing for the Pancake Breakfast. 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Grand Parade Presenting Sponsor: Keller Williams Logo Opens in new windowPancake Breakfast Presenting Sponsor: BECU logo Opens in new windowParade Partner: Master Hongs World Champion Taekwondo Logo Opens in new windowPancake Breakfast Partner: Alexas Logo Opens in new window