2014 Fourth of July Splash
We share your excitement for the 4th of July!
We are working on another festive line up of music and entertainment on the Fourth of July! Join your family and friends for a full day of fun and relaxation on the shores of Lake Meridian.
When and Where
- Friday, July 4 from 12:00 noon to approximately 11:00 p.m.
- Lake Meridian Park – 14800 SE 272nd St.
photo: Ted DeSon
Free Shuttle Bus and Parking Locations
Shuttle buses run approximately every 20 minutes from parking areas to Lake Meridian.
- Kent Fire Station #75, 15635 SE 272nd St.
- Kentwood High School, 25800 164th SE
- Meridian Elementary, 25621 140th Ave SE
Parking at Lake Meridian is by permit only. Follow Event Parking signs to the shuttle parking lots.
From 12noon - 5pm, enjoy a variety of games, family activities and art projects!
- Wooden Toy Boat Building
- Bouncey Houses
- T-Bird Puck and Shoot
- Republic Services Recycling Activity
- Food Booths
- A community showcase highlighting local talent
- Old fashioned games, pie eating contest and more!
Juggling instructions by Greg Bennick!
Splash emcee, Greg Bennick introduced many future jugglers the art of juggling. Greg has put together and easy to follow step by step progession on how to become an expert juggler. If you want to impress friends and family at your next party or family gathering, click here and be ready to have some fun!
10:00 p.m. Lake Meridian Fireworks Display
Presented by the Lake Meridian Community Association and Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Additional support from Edward Jones, Michael S Campbell D.D.S., Lake Meridian Chiropractic, Marlatt Funeral Home and Bowen Scarff.
(Please note personal fireworks are not permitted in any City of Kent Parks)
Community Showcase - Performers!
The Fourth of July Splash is pleased to present the Community Showcase. This is an opportunity for local performers to play on the Splash stage in front of an audience from your town. Stage time is 30-45 minutes and includes a professional sound tech. You bring your own instruments and be ready to do your thing for over 5,000 people. Application deadline is April 18.
The Fourth of July Splash is seeking food vendors to be a part of the 2014 event. Applicants must meet King County Department of Health standards, fiscal responsibiltiy, technical feasibility, booth presentation and price. Applications are available now.
A BIG Thank You to our 2013 Sponsors!
- Republic Services
- Kent Lions Club
- Kent School District
- Lake Meridian Community Association
- United Rentals
- Seattle T-Birds
- Boy Scout Troop 827