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2016 Arizona 4th of July Celebrations

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** UPDATED FOR 2017**
Do you know what your doing for the 4th of July? We have a complete list of 2016 Arizona 4th of July Celebrations!  Check out this list of what’s happening around the East Valley, Phoenix, Scottsdale & beyond and get your Independence Day plans set!
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Tumbleweed Park| 2250 S. McQueen Road, 85286

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 5:30-10:00 pm
  • Enjoy the award winning park and all it has to offer – Playtopia, sand volleyball, horseshoes, and corn hole or bring the fun from home.
  • Food and non-alcohol beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening.
  • Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
  • Parking is $5 per vehicle (CASH ONLY)
  • Parking is available throughout Tumbleweed Park
  • Please enter at either Hamilton St. & Germann Rd. or McQueen Rd. & Celebration Way
  • Disabled parking is available at both entrances






Fourth at the Fountain: Fountain Park | 12925 N Saguaro Boulevard, 85268

  • Tuesday, July 4
  • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Free admission
  • Prizes & giveaways
  • DJ
  • Food & beverages
  • Fireworks display at 9:00pm




Fire in the Sky 4th of July Fireworks Celebration:  Central Christian | 965 E Germann Rd, 85297

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • Event starts at 6:00 p.m.
  • Vendors at Central Christian will be selling hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, watermelon, cotton candy, snow cones, water and fresh squeezed lemonade.
  • There will be music, free beach balls and other fun give-a-ways! Glo-necklaces will be available.
  • Watermelon eating contest with lots of great prizes.

Activities at Gilbert Youth Soccer Complex4260 S Greenfield Rd,  85297

  • 3 water slide type inflatables
  • Snow cone vendor and a hot dog/concession vendor.
  • DJ Entertainment

Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.

Additional viewing site at Campo Verde High School |3870 S Quartz St,85297




Arizona Celebration of Freedom:  Mesa Convention Center | 263 N Center St, 85201

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 6- 10:00 p.m.
  • Free admission
  • Patriotic Military Showcase- Get up close and personal with a variety of military vehicles and learn more about how you can support our Troops.
  • Fallen Soldier Memorial- A breathtaking memorial honoring the Arizona fallen heroes from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Located in Building B, Palo Verde Rooms
  • America’s Heritage Lane – Walk through national monuments and figures of America freedom and history. This is a place where individuals and families can be reminded of our great heritage and enjoy some fun photo ops.
  • Independence Hall – Learn more about your family’s Military Genealogy, hear a presentation about the Historical Flags, learn more about the Revolutionary War with George Washington and sign the Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Located in Building B, Lobby and Conference Theater
  • Uncle Sam’s Safety Zone – Stop by and say thanks to the men and women who save lives every day. Check out their cool equipment and displays as well as learn important safety tips for your family.
  • America’s Arts & Culture Showcase – Crafts and displays from the i.d.e.a. Museum, Arizona Museum of Natural History and Mesa Arts Center. Watch local chalk artists create a patriotic mural and help create a mural on your own!
  • The Patriot Car Show – Classic cars and trucks, and a rockabilly good time! Make sure to
    stop by to vote for your favorite!
  • Yankee Doodle Kids’ Zone – FREE carnival style and inflatable games for all ages.
  • Celebration Splash Zone – FREE water features including inflatables and soak zones to provide an opportunity to have some fun and cool down.
  • Fireworks approx. at 9:45 p.m.




Celebrate America with Country Pride:  Schnepf Farms | 24810 South Rittenhouse Road,  85242

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • Gates open at 4:00
  • Admission is $20 per carload
  • 4-8:30 All Amusement Rides and water slides will be open Hayrides shuttles to and from amusement rides: Roller coaster, swingin Lady Bugz, honeybee adventure, Flying farmers, petting zoo, Giant water slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Train rides and Jumping Pillows. Unlimited ride wristband $10 or $3 per ride.
  • 4-9:30 Fun food available under the shaded pavilion: Ice Cold Watermelon Slices, Funnel Cakes, Fresh Lemonade, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Slices of Pie, Cotton Candy & Kettle Korn.
  • 8:30 rides shut down So you can all enjoy a spectacular fireworks show on the large grass festival field.
  • Fireworks approx. 9 p.m. 
  • 9:30 stay around when we put up our giant movie screen for a family friendly outdoor movie!
  • Thank you for a Wonderful Night and Drive home Safe!




4th of July Celebration: WestWorld of Scottsdale | 16601 N. Pima Rd.,  85260

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 3:00pm- 9:30pm
  • Kids 5 and under are FREE
  • General admission $12, Scottsdale residents $6 (online only)
  • Purchace tickets online for best deals, ticket price increases at the door.
  • Kids Zone
  • Community Stage
  • Live Musical Entertainment
  • Food & Drinks for Kids and Adults and more!
  • FIREWORKS at 9pm


64th Annual Fireworks Spectacular: Tempe Town Lake Park | 620 North Mill Avenue 85281

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • Gates open at 5 p.m.
  • General admission starting June 1st- $5 per person in advance, children 12 and under and active military are free. $8 per person at the gate.
  • General admission tickets will be on sale starting in June through July 4th at all Fry’s stores.
  • VIP garden tickets online sale only starting June- CLICK HERE BUY
  • On-site ticket sales will stop when the park reaches capacity.
  • Free inflatable village for all ages with a variety of rides, rock climbing walls and more! Special kid’s entertainment, featuring face painters, relay races and other specialty entertainment.
  • Food court
  • Live Entertainment
  • Fireworks at 9:15-9:45
  • Parking information HERE


If you have been thinking of getting out of the heat for 4th of July, here is a list of events happening in just a few of the surrounding small towns. A couple hours drive to enjoy cooler temps and small town charm.



Heber-Overgaard: July 1st-3rd MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

Showlow:  4th of July & Freedomfest MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

Snowflake/Taylor:  Taylor Independence Day Celebration & Night Rodeo MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

Payson: 4th of July Hometown Celebration | Green Way Valley Park MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

Prescott: 4th of July Celebration MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

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