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Independence Day - July 4th, 2018

The Douglas 4th of July Committee organizes July 4th events including a parade and a children's parade (with prizes!), Soapbox Challenge, Field Events, sandcastle contest and many other activities!

Grand Marshalls: Treadwell Historical Society
Represented by: Wayne Jensen, Paulette Simpson, Linda Snow

July 3rd Events

July 3rd Event Schedule

View the July 3rd Event Schedule (coming soon).

Soapbox Challenge Registration and Practice Runs

July 3rd - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, St. Anne's Ave. - more info

Community Picnic

July 3rd - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sandy Beach. Food and soft drinks provided. Sponsored by Douglas Volunteer Firefighters & Douglas 4th of July Committee

Watermelon Eating Contest

July 3rd - 6:00 pm Sandy Beach

Sand Dollar Hunt

July 3rd - 7:00 pm Sandy Beach

July 4th Events

July 4th Event Schedule

View the July 4th Event Schedule (coming soon).

Douglas July 4th Parade

July 4th, 2:00 pm
at Gastineau School
The parade starts at Gastineau School and proceeds southeast down 3rd St.
Parade entrants: Assembly time is 1:30 pm, no pre-registration or entry fee required.

July 4th Field Events start at 3 pm.

City Of Douglas, Alaska Seal

Douglas 4th of July Committee
PO Box 240765
Douglas, AK 99824-0765


Event Schedule