Tigard Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration Returns for 2023

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Ron Royse (foreground) looks over the crowd assembled at Tigard High School for a prior Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.
Ron Royse (foreground) looks over the crowd assembled at Tigard High School for a prior Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.

The Tigard Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration is back for another year, and it’s sure to be a family-friendly event that everyone can enjoy. The celebration will take place on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, at Tigard High School. Gates open at 6 p.m. (people start showing up as early as 3 p.m.), and the fireworks show will begin at 9:30 p.m. (start time varies based on darkness)

There will be a variety of activities and entertainment throughout the evening, including:

  • Live music from the Tualatin Valley Community Band
  • Kids’ games, face painting, and balloon animals
  • A spectacular fireworks show
The Tualatin Valley Community Band performs overlooking the crowd at the 2022 Tigard Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.
The Tualatin Valley Community Band performs overlooking the crowd at the 2022 Tigard Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.

The Tigard Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration is a free, family-friendly event, and there are no pets, barbecues, alcohol, personal fireworks, or smoking allowed on school grounds.

Here are some more details about the event:

  • Location: Tigard High School Football Field, 9000 SW Durham Rd, Tigard, OR 97223
  • Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
  • Time: Gates open at 6 p.m., and the fireworks show begins at dark (approximately 9:30 to 10 p.m.)
  • Admission: Free
  • Activities: Live music, kids’ games, face painting, balloon animals, police and fire vehicles, fireworks show
  • Food and drinks: Bring a picnic, or food and drinks will be available for purchase. 

Here are some tips for attending the event:

  • Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
  • Bring sunscreen and bug spray, if needed.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Arrive early to get a good spot.

The Tigard Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration is a great way to celebrate America’s birthday with your family and friends. It’s a fun, family-friendly event that everyone can enjoy. So come out and enjoy a fun-filled evening of family fun and patriotic celebration!

Editors Note: Immediately preceding and adjacent to the Tigard Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade, the Middle of Millen Drive Independence Day Parade takes place. Get all the details at https://tigardlife.com/featured/middle-of-millen-drive-independence-day-parade-back-for-26th-year/

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