Independence Day Fire Engine Rides & Parade. Ferndale volunteer firefighters celebrate independence with an old-fashioned treat for the kids: a free ride on a gleaming fire engine, from 10 a.m. to noon. Ferndale Chamber of Commerce organizes the following Independence Day parade, which starts at noon. Download application. Drop entries off at Ferndale Clothing or email to Karen at Ferndaleclothing@icloud.com. For more info, call (707) 786-4477.