3 Tree Point 4th Of July Party Schedule Released
It’s looking like it’s going to be a great, sunny, summery day for this Saturday’s 4th of July, and here’s the schedule for the goings-on down at 3 Tree Point’s annual Independence Day Block Party, courtesy 3treepoint.org:
9am-11: COMMUNITY BREAKFAST on the strip near 3142 SW 172nd with great food prepared by a host of local chefs. Donations appreciated!
10:30am-1pm: FIELD GAMES & INFLATABLE KIDS STUFF will be hosted at 3750 SW 171st.
1:30pm-2pm: FLAG RAISING CEREMONY at 5 SW 3TP Lane with awards, speeches and the annual crowning of the new King and Queen of the Point.
2:30pm-3:30pm: KIDS PARADE & CARNIVAL GAMES after the Flag Raising Ceremony, kids will parade their colorful bicycles, scooters, strollers & whatever else down SW 172nd. Immediately following the parade, there will a Treasure Hunt on the south beach and Carnival Games at 3568 SW 172nd.
3pm-8pm: LIVE BANDS at the South Beach Amphitheater, 3568 SW 172nd, including music from Jack Johnston, Jim Herron, Joe Delgreco, John Brim, and Todd Anderson, as well as Full Force, 3TP Blue Band, Terri Derr and Boomerang Summer (featured here on the BTB on 6/26): with Trevor Ras, Ian McKamey, Ben Johnston, Paul Davis, a four-piece group with Burien roots.
Noon – 5pm: ART SHOW in the historic Three Tree Point Store, 16957 Maplewild Ave SW. Over a dozen local artists will be displaying their works along with contact information for purchase of artwork. Artists will include Mike Reid, Alex Sasonoff, Guy Harper, John Unbehend, Betty Vacca, Pam Harper, Sheila Jeffery, Beth Gasser, Laurel Mercury, Tina Rout, Sheri Brim, and Chris Stiles.
10pm: FIREWORKS! A great, professional, $21,000+ fireworks show from a barge anchored off the Point by Western Fireworks. Thanks to the generous donations of people like you and the 3TP Fireworks Committee.
9am-7pm: BOOK EXCHANGE â€“ bring your books that you’re done with and exchange them for new ones at the Book Swap near 3324 SW 172nd.
*Times, events and weather are subject to change without notice.
Also, if you’re planning on coming down, why not chip in a few bucks at the 3 Tree Point Fireworks Fund website here? It takes a lot of money and volunteer love to make this event happen, and you can donate online in just a few seconds!