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Picnic in the Park at Fort Vancouver National Site, July 6th, 2024 (Photo) - 06/05/24

Join us on Saturday, July 6th, 2024 at the Fort Vancouver National Site for PICNIC IN THE PARK, presented by The Historic Trust in partnership with the City of Vancouver.

The Fort Vancouver National Site will be filled with a full day of fun activities for families and people of all ages. Free and open to all, PICNIC IN THE PARK attendees will enjoy a rockin’ main stage with bands including Pendleton Highway and Rock N Roll Cowboys and a kids’ stage with Spencer Sprocket, Ants, Ants, Ants, Angel Ocasio’s Comedy and Timothy Alexander, Magician. Site partner, the National Park Service will provide historical reenactments, walking tours and weaponry demos. On the lawn, try your hand at lawn games like corn hole and croquet, scale the climbing wall, and visit the face painter. Explore local vendors all along Officers Row, and bring a picnic or purchase tasty food from local vendors and enjoy a beer or cider in the Beer Garden. 

The National Park Service site is also open on July 6, so extend your visit and explore the history of the Pacific Northwest by visiting Fort Vancouver, the Park Visitor Center, and Pearson Air Museum, all open until 4 pm.

PICNIC IN THE PARK will kick off at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 6th and continue until 6 p.m. that evening. Drop in for a couple of hours, or make a day of it!

Please note that there will be no large, aerial fireworks show on July 4, and fireworks of any kind are prohibited on the National Historic Site and throughout the City of Vancouver.

Visit for a full schedule of the day’s activities as well as information on other summer events happening at the Fort Vancouver National Site.



Made possible in part by assistance from the City of Vancouver, Washington Lodging Tax Grant Program



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