Be a Part of Tacoma's Freedom Fair Celebration!


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Sun Jul 01, 2018 05:00 AM - Thu Jul 05, 2018 01:00 AM


Ruston Way WaterfrontTacoma, WA 98402
Freedom Fair on Ruston Way!


Tacoma Events Commission continues a nearly 40-year tradition by producing Tacoma's annual 4th of July celebration -- Freedom Fair. This event is not possible without the enthusiastic support of nearly 250 volunteers. Are you one of those volunteers?

To volunteer, please go to, click on "Volunteers" and fill out the application, specifying the team and shift you'd like to work.

Shifts are 6 am - noon, noon - 6 pm, and 6 pm - midnight.

There are many volunteer positions available -- have you found the one for you? Check out this list to see what's available:

Access Control -- work one of the three entrances, encourage festival attendees to make a voluntary donation to support this annual community event

Logistics - distribute and set-up equipment needed along the entire venue (tables, chairs, pop-up tents, donation barrels, staging, signage, etc). Return and store all equipment after the event.

Refuse Rangers - patrol venue to keep trash picked up and disposed of properly.

Dispatch/Transportation - Distribute radios & golf carts, monitor event radios. Operate shuttle carts on venue.

Hospitality - manage VIP reception area, check in guests, set-up meals, keep area clean.

Volunteer Management - check in volunteers, provide information about volunteer positions, safety briefings, ensure volunteers are assigned and on time, complete all appropriate paperwork.

If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity for this year's Freedom Fair, please go to and fill out an application.


  • Event Management
  • Transportation
  • People Skills
  • Inventory Management
  • Operations

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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