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Posted on: July 1, 2013

[ARCHIVED] - Summertime Tradition: Down Home 4th of July & Heritage Day -

Issaquah's Down Home 4th of July & Heritage Day is a summertime tradition. Every Independence Day, folks gather for free, old-fashioned fun: a parade, sack races, pony rides and more!

The festivities start at 11 a.m. in historic Olde Town Issaquah and continue until 2 p.m.

The annual Kids, Pets 'N' Pride Parade starts at 11 a.m. at Rainier Boulevard North and Northwest Dogwood Street.

Motorists, please note: Rainier Boulevard North, Front Street North and East Sunset Way close for the parade.

Other attractions include old-fashioned games, pony rides, a pie-eating contest, live entertainment, arts and crafts, all-American food and hands-on activities.
Experience Issaquah's rich past at the dress-up station at the Issaquah Train Depot, see antique logging machinery, join in some old-fashioned butter-making and more!

The event is co-sponsored by the City of Issaquah, Issaquah Arts Commission, Issaquah History Museums, Issaquah Rotary Club and the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce.

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