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 parade has also been officially sanctioned by SEAFAIR as a Seafair Community Event.
“Seafair believes in celebrating the traditions of our region, resources and diverse residents,” according to the Seafair Foundation. “The thirty festivals and parades selected as Seafair Community events are important elements of our healthy communities.”
Every year, thousands of spectators gather along the parade route in downtown Burien to see marching bands, floats, Seafair Pirates and much more.
The parade starts at 3 p.m. and runs approximately two hours.
Interested in marching in the parade or becoming a generous sponsor? Follow these links:

There is also still time to get your Parade entry in – click here for more details.
“We’d love to see you!”
Many local restaurants and businesses are planning to stay open especially for the parade, and many will be offering specials. The parade route is the same as last year, starting on SW 152nd Street and 8th Ave SW, proceeding eastbound on SW 152nd Street, making a right/south onto 2nd Ave SW where it will then head west on SW 153rd and finally finish at Ambaum and SW 153rd Street.
If you have any questions at all about the parade please visit, or email, or call (206) 433-2882.
“We’re looking forward to celebrating this 4th of July with all of you in Burien, the best little city in America!”
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