The highlight of Seward’s July 4th Celebration, The Mt. Marathon Race on the 4th, is a mile and a half climb up and then a mile and a half scramble down! With runners and spectators from around Alaska and the world, Seward swells from around 2,500 to a reported 30,000 for the July 4th weekend celebration! Enjoy fireworks at midnight on the 4th, a parade, street vendors, kids’ activities and more! Seward.com.