Parade Section

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

Under glorious sunny skies, with temps in the high 70s, Burien’s Independence Day celebrations were a mix of tradition, family fun and red, white and blue pride in our country and region. VIDEOS: The... [Read more]

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Proudly in its 96th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will follow a new route. The parade is also... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from Burien’s 95th Independence Day Parade

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from Burien’s 95th Independence Day Parade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

LETTER: Trump supporter upset with getting soaked during 4th of July parade

LETTER: Trump supporter upset with getting soaked during 4th of July parade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The parade this year could have been... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch The B-Town Blog’s LIVE video feed of the 4th of July Parade!

VIDEO: Watch The B-Town Blog’s LIVE video feed of the 4th of July Parade!

If you’re unable to catch Burien’s 95th annual Independence Day Parade in person on Monday, July 4, there’s now another way you can watch it – LIVE on The B-Town Blog’s Facebook... [Read more]

Burien’s Seafair-sanctioned 95th Independence Day Parade will be July 4!

Burien’s Seafair-sanctioned 95th Independence Day Parade will be July 4!

Photos from the 2014 parade courtesy Elston Hill Proudly in its 95th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County. The... [Read more]

Burien’s Independence Day Parade will be Seafair Sanctioned this year

Burien’s Independence Day Parade will be Seafair Sanctioned this year

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Discover Burien announced Wednesday (April 13) that the city’s Independence Day Parade has been officially accepted as a Seafair Sanctioned Community Event. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Colorful scenes from Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade

PHOTOS: Colorful scenes from Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade

Courtesy Photographer Elston Hill and his wife Jackline come these great photos of Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade, held Saturday afternoon under gorgeous sunny skies in downtown (click images... [Read more]

REMINDER: 4th of July Parade starts at 3pm Saturday, follows new route (w/map)

REMINDER: 4th of July Parade starts at 3pm Saturday, follows new route (w/map)

REMINDER: Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, and will follow a new route this year! This event is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Watch Grateful Dead concert, 4th of July Parade at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Watch Grateful Dead concert, 4th of July Parade at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop wants our Readers to know that they’ll be holding two special events related to the 4th of July this weekend: Friday, July 3: Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’... [Read more]

The 94th annual Independence Day Parade will march through Burien July 4!

The 94th annual Independence Day Parade will march through Burien July 4!

This post was updated with a new map on June 29, 2015: Now in it’s 94th year, the city of Burien’s 4th of July parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds from the Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds from the Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival

This past Saturday evening was an absolutely perfect night to be outdoors enjoying the weather, especially if you were at Dottie Harper Park in Burien for the 2014 Arts-A-Glow lantern festival! BTB’s... [Read more]

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days – which starts with a Carnival and Fireworks this Wednesday, July 16 – will offer up a big bang fireworks show, live and loud music on the main stage, hilarious and amazing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics from this year’s Independence Day Parade in Burien

PHOTOS: Pics from this year’s Independence Day Parade in Burien

Awash in red, white and blue in front of a crowd of thousands, the 93rd annual Independence Parade made its way around downtown Burien on the 4th of July, and Photographer Michael Brunk was there to capture... [Read more]

REMINDER: Independence Day Parade starts at 3pm on Friday; here’s a Map!

REMINDER: Independence Day Parade starts at 3pm on Friday; here’s a Map!

REMINDER: Burien’s 93rd Annual Independence Day Parade will start at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 4th (we’re Media Sponsors), and the weather peeps are calling for “mostly cloudy, with a high... [Read more]

Local boy/King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg to Emcee 4th of July Parade

Local boy/King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg to Emcee 4th of July Parade

Photo of Dan Satterberg by Michael Brunk. The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce announced Friday (June 6) that local boy turned King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg will serve as the official... [Read more]

Deadline to apply to be in the Burien Independence Day Parade is June 5

Deadline to apply to be in the Burien Independence Day Parade is June 5

The deadline to apply to be in Burien’s annual Independence Day Parade – sponsored by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce – is Thursday, June 5. The Burien Independence Day Parade... [Read more]

Want to be in the 4th of July Parade in Burien? Here’s how you can join in…

Want to be in the 4th of July Parade in Burien? Here’s how you can join in…

The City of Burien and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the 93rd Annual Burien Independence Day Parade on Friday, July 4, 2014. And they’re inviting all local Burien... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Calling it a “once in a lifetime event,” Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced Monday that it has canceled school this Wednesday (Feb. 5) so students can celebrate the Seattle Seahawks at their Super Bowl parade in downtown Seattle…

LETTER: ‘It takes a whole community to make a wonderful & memorable parade’

LETTER: ‘It takes a whole community to make a wonderful & memorable parade’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Letter to the Editor; It takes a whole... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Burien’s 92nd Annual Independence Day Parade

PHOTOS: Scenes From Burien’s 92nd Annual Independence Day Parade

Who doesn’t love a parade? Not us, that’s for sure! Burien’s 92nd Annual Independence Day Parade started out under somewhat cloudy skies but the just kept getting better, and better as... [Read more]

92nd Annual Independence Day Parade coming to Burien July 4th!

92nd Annual Independence Day Parade coming to Burien July 4th!

The City of Burien and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the 92nd Annual Burien Independence Day Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2013! The Burien Independence Day Parade has... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Discover Burien’s “Boo in Burien”

PHOTOS: Scenes from Discover Burien’s “Boo in Burien”

Another “Boo in Burien” is in the books and despite cold, gray weather 152nd Street played host to a horde of costumed kids and pets in an annual celebration capped off with the traditional... [Read more]

<i>Man, What a Great Country We Live In!</i> Reflections on an Awesome 4th of July

Man, What a Great Country We Live In! Reflections on an Awesome 4th of July

It was a very awesome 4th of July for many, especially this Reporter, who was fortunate enough to have spent the day in two fantastic Burien locations – my own neighborhood, where I was crowned “King of Three Tree Point”…