Celebrate city’s heritage, tradition on Independence Day

June 25, 2013

The Down Home Fourth of July and Heritage Celebration, a long-standing Issaquah tradition, will be held again July 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Every year, the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce Festivals Office, the city and the Issaquah History Museums come together to put on the event to celebrate America’s independence and Issaquah’s history.

“There’s a lot of tradition built around it,” Robin Kelley, director of festivals at the chamber, said in an interview. “The celebration has become a staple in the Issaquah community, with kids who grew up with the celebration growing up to volunteer with it.”

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