Destination Des Moines

Fireworks Over Des Moines

July 4th, 2020

Cancelled due to Covid 19-

Join us at the Running of the Flags 

Virtual Run/Walk/Bike July 4-5, 2020


Family Friendly Weekend of fun in celebration of the 4th of July Independence Day.  This is a community event and donations are gladly welcomed at all of the points of entry to the marina.  It takes over $40,000 in cash donations and in-kind service donations to make this event happen every year.

2020 Event Cancelled due to Covid 19. See Everyone in 2021!

Stay Healthy until then. We Are In This Together! Join us at the Running of the Flags Run/Walk/Bike Virtual Race on Saturday & Sunday, July 4-5, 2020.

DONATIONS: accepted all year and at the entry area to the marina.  You can also help by buying tickets to the Community BBQ held in July each year.



All bags, purses, strollers, coolers, etc will be checked at all points of entry to the marina by professional staff.  


Please respect the following NO's:

​​No personal Fireworks  

No personal BBQ's  

No bicycles, skateboards, or recreational wheels 

with the exception of ADA medical wheels 

No alcohol or drugs.  It is illegal to smoke cannabis in public and therefore not allowed at the event. 

No pets ~ please leave your furry friends safely at home


Absolutely bring your family, friends, lawn chairs, blankets, sunscreen, WATER, and smiling faces for a fun day in the sun!

Beach Park and Marina are located at 22307 Dock Avenue, Des Moines, WA 

PARKING:  There is very limited parking available on the south end of the marina.  Be careful not to park in reserved marina tenant or Anthony's parking areas.  The marina parking fees apply:  $5 all day or with annual pass.  

We recommend carpooling or walking down from surface street parking.  Keep in mind you will NOT be able to access dock street from the north end of the marina.  Dock street closes to all traffic, except resident parking, for the entire day.

Thank you to our past Sponsors: