The Pioneer Square Fire Festival will take place on Saturday, July 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Occidental Square Park (South Main Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue South). The annual festival commemorates the1889 fire that destroyed most of downtown Seattle and gave rise to the historic Pioneer Square District neighborhood.
The Pioneer Square Fire Festival gives attendees a glimpse into Seattle’s past and features displays by the Last Resort Fire Department Museum, the Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum and the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park-Seattle. Included will be 15 antique fire engines, police cars, a gold mining demonstration, live mural painting and lots of family friendly activities.
For more information visit http://www.lastresortfd.org/Fire_Festival-09.htm.