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Event Restrictions, Parking, Boat Launch, Street Closures

Renton's Fabulous 4th of July
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. 

2017 4th of July Event Map for Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park 
2017 4th of July Event Parking Map 

 Event Parking

  • Parking is limited at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park.
  • Courtesy Pick-Up, Drop-Off, Unload and Load ONLY will be available in the Boat Launch area from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Please Note: attendees who are NOT picked up before 9:00 p.m., will need to wait for pick-up until approximately 11:15 p.m. when Lake Washington Blvd. N. has reopened.  No vehicular parking in the Boat Launch area.
  • Vehicular access to Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park will cease from 9:00 p.m. to approximately 11:15 p.m.  Pedestrian access only to the park starting at 9:00 p.m.
  • Parking is not permitted along Lake Washington Blvd. N.
  • Street parking is available on Houser Way N., accessible from Lake Washington Blvd. N. and using the underpass going under NE Park Drive.
  • Event parking will be available on the top two floors at the parking garage at The Landing.  Please note: parking will not be permitted in the other "surface lots" at The Landing.
  • Event parking will be available in the lot located at N. 8th Street, Park Avenue N., and Garden Avenue N.
  • Parking at all locations is at your own risk; do not leave valuables in vehicle.
  • There is no shuttle service provided to offsite parking areas.  

Street Closure - Lake Washington Blvd. N.

Vehicle access to Lake Washington Blvd. N. will be restricted beginning at 9:30 p.m. to facilitate safe exit of pedestrians and vehicular traffic from Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park.  Lake Washington Blvd. N. will reopen to normal traffic at approximately 11:15 p.m.

Finger Piers and Bulkhead Restriction

Boats must be cleared from finger piers and bulkhead by 7:00 p.m.

Boat Launch Hours

The following hours will be enforced at the Boat Launch:

  • 9:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. - No launching or pick-up of watercraft at the boat launch

Event Restrictions

Personal fireworks, alcohol, pets, animals, enclosed tents, and drones are prohibited.  Pop-up canopies (up to 10x10 secured with weights, no stakes), children's tents, umbrellas and umbrella-chairs are allowed. 

Personal fireworks are prohibited within the City of Renton, including the park. 
The Police Department and Renton Fire Authority will actively enforce the ban.


 Email 4th of July Event Director
or call 425-430-6600 for information.