Whittier is celebrating its 40th birthday on july 4th. The chamber has a bar-b-q planned. The parade starts at noon, if you would like to be in the parade, they start staging for the parade around 11:00 am. Anyone can join in the parade, come advertise your business, or bring your antique car, your harley davidson, the corvette club usually is in the parade. Fireworks will be at 12:01am on the fourth if you don't get here on the 3rd you will miss them. There will be fun activities for the children during the day. It is always a fun time for all. For more information contact the chamber or city office or the harbor.