• Fireworks Festival

    A Fun Family Event
    July 3rd in Fortuna’s Newburg Park

Fun for the Whole Family

Newburg Park, Fortuna CA

Come bring the kids and enjoy the firework show, along with kids games, a pie eating contest, vendors and more.

kids doing gunny sack races

Kid's Games

Activities include several bounce houses, a rock climbing wall, clowns, balloon animals, the extremely popular kid’s ice cream eating contest, along with old fashion picnic games like potato sack races and tug of war. The Fortuna Fire District will be on hand with activities and plenty of water for kids to participate in some free fireman style challenges.

slicing tri tip for sandwiches

Tri Tip BBQ

BBQ plates this year will include your choice of tender, seasoned tri-tip or barbecued chicken, potato salad or chips, corn on the cob, watermelon and a roll. $10 per adult. The funds help pay for the event.

pie eating contest

Pie Eating Contest

You won't want to miss the apple pie eating contest that will start at 7 pm. Businesses, service clubs and community groups will have an opportunity to sign up a representative to go head to head to eat a whole pie with their hands behind their backs for the title and a trophy.

It's Almost Here


Thanks to all our wonderful sponsors who make this event possible.

Along with donations we are also looking for volunteers to help with the event. Fill out the contact form and we'll get in touch with you.

Main Sponsors

Bob’s Footlong’s, Eel River Disposal, Ferndale Clothing Co, Forbusco, Green’s Pharmacy, Harber’s Insurance, HealthSport Fortuna Ltd, Jitter Bean Coffee Co, US Bank, Las Cazuelas Inc, Lithia Auto Stores, Ozzie & Jo Ann Smith, Mercer-Fraser Company, Pierson Building Center, Springville Stake, US Bank, Wendt Construction.

Special Thanks

CCCs, The Mora family, Fortuna Fire District, Fortuna Police Dept, Fortuna Parks & Rec, The Party Place, The Shriners, FBID, Chefs: Joe Toroni, Alan Baird, & crew, Scotia Band, Tina Taylor, Sue Long, Dennis Wendt, and Dave Nicholson.

Music and light show by: Tah Dah Productions.

Face painting by: Girl Friday Art.

Reptile petting zoo by: Nature Joes

Rock climbing wall by: North Coast Adventure Center

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