Fourth of July

Fourth Of July public occasions, fun re-visitation of Humboldt County

Public Fourth of July festivities are back in Humboldt County this year, after California lifted its COVID-19 limitations last month.


Ferndale will hold its Fourth of July Parade and grill on Main Street on Sunday from early afternoon through 2 p.m. The free open occasion will celebrate with enthusiastic buoys, fire engines and different vehicles flowing down Main Street.

The Ferndale Veterans of Foreign Wars and its assistant will have a grill occasion during march hours. Participants can get themselves a lunch including a burger or frank, potato or macaroni salad, prepared beans and watermelon.


The Arcata Chamber of trade will have its Fourth of July Jubilee march on Sunday around early afternoon. The family-accommodating, medication and liquor free local area march will start in the creamery region and set off along Eighth Street toward the Arcata Plaza, where the parade will scatter in the wake of making two circles around the square.

The occasion will follow state and district COVID-19 security orders.

Portable ability, entertainers, families, active sculpture makers, artists, people in ensemble and each and every individual who might want to celebrate are free to join. March members will assemble on Eighth Street, among N and L roads, at 11:30 a.m.

The chamber welcomes participants and members to eat and shop at Arcata organizations on the procession course. The chamber likewise urges entrepreneurs to open with walkway deals and customer facing facade signs.

The Humboldt Crabs will likewise be observing Independence Day during the last round of the group’s homestand against the Solano Mudcats at the Arcata Ball Park. The group will celebrate with a “red, white and blue” day topic, urging participants to the game to wear the shades of the American banner to the game. First pitch is reserved for 12:30 p.m.


Light shows will illuminate the skies during Independence Day weekend.


The evening exercises were set to start in the Friendly City at nightfall Saturday with the Fortuna Fireworks Festival.

Aha will have its 2021 light show Sunday at the city’s waterfront. The city intends to close traffic on Waterfront Drive from H to R roads and segments of Old Town, including Second Street from E to G roads and F Street from First to Third roads, in front of the night’s fireworks show over Humboldt Bay and to permit people on foot to accumulate and move around the space. The firecrackers show is planned to start at 10 p.m.

As an update, the city has a restriction on firecrackers of different types in the Old Town region. The boycott will be upheld.

While the Eureka light show will go on in 2021, the Old Town Fourth of July celebration won’t be commended for the current year. Aha Main Street, the celebration’s getting sorted out bunch, refered to the absence of lucidity with COVID-19 precautionary measures a long time preceding the occasion.

“Arranging an occasion of this size requires a long time of arrangement,” the gathering said in an official statement. “When arranging ought to have begun for the current year Humboldt County was still (in the orange) level of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Under those limitations the celebration would not have been permitted. The vulnerability of what limitations Humboldt County would be under at the hour of the celebration drove the Eureka Main Street Board of Directors and city of Eureka to settle on the choice to drop the current year’s occasion to the greatest advantage of public wellbeing.”

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