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2017 Arizona 4th of July Celebrations

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** UPDATED FOR 2017 ** KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR UP-TO-DATE CHANGES AS THE CELEBRATIONS GET CLOSER** 
Do you know what your doing for the 4th of July? We have a complete list of 2017 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!
4thChandler
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

 

 


 

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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

 


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4th of July Fireworks Celebration: City of Gilbert | Higley High School 

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 6:00-9:00 p.m. FREE event & FREE parking
  • Food Trucks will be available at the Higley High School Campus to purchase food and beverages.
  • Fireworks at 8:30 pm

Additional viewing sites :

Centennial Elementary School-Power Ranch | Legacy Traditional Academy-Recker Road |Higley Unified School District Administration Parking Lot-Recker Road | Look for signs along Recker/Pecos Roads for additional parking/viewing sites.

 


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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.

4thphx

Red, White & Boom!:  ***EVENT CANCELLED***

 


4thQueenCreek
YOUR HOMETOWN 4th of July:  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!

 


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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

 


4thTempe
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.

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Heber-Overgaard: July 1st-3rd Tall Timbers Park | Heber-Overgaard 

  • Saturday, July 1st *no parade this year*
  • 5 am Anvil Firing Begins
  • 6 am Carissa’s Run starting at Capps Middle School
  • 7am Flag Raising Program at Capps Middle School After Flag Raising Program, Pancake Breakfast at Capps Middle School
  • 11 am – 5 pm Food, Arts & Crafts, Beer Garden, Bounce House, Face Painting, Pony Rides for the kids At Tall Timbers Park.
  • 1-5 pm Siringo performs at the Beer Garden
  • 2 pm Parking at the High School Opens with Music and Food Vendors
  • 9pm Fireworks Show at Mogollon High School
  • Sunday, July 2nd
  • 11am – 5pm Food, Arts & Crafts, Beer Garden, Bounce House, Pony Rides for the kids At Tall Timbers Park with the Band Siringo!
  • Monday, July 3rd
  • 11am – 3pm Food, Arts & Crafts, Beer Garden, Bounce House, Pony Rides for the kids At Tall Timbers Park with the Band Siringo!

Showlow:  4th of July Parade & Freedomfest 

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 9 a.m. annual parade along the Deuce of Clubs. *Parade & Freedomfest are free to attend.*
  • 3 p.m. FreedomFest activities start at Show Low Football Stadium complex | 500 W. Old Linden Rd.
  • Enjoy great music from one of our featured live bands.
  • 9 p.m. Fireworks

Snowflake/Taylor:  Taylor Fourth of July Celebration & 63rd Annual Night Rodeo 

  • Saturday, July 1st
  • 5 a.m firing of the anvil
  • 6 a.m. fun run 10k & 2 mile
  • 10 a.m. Patriotic Program- Stake Center
  • 11:30 a.m Country music at Rodeo Park
  • 12:00 p.m.  Bar-B-Que
  • 5:00 p.m. Bar-B-Que
  • 7:00 p.m. Rodeo: General Admission $10; 7 & under FREE
  • 9:00 p.m. Fireworks
  • 9:30 p.m. until Midnight dance on the pavilion 
Payson: 4th of July Hometown Celebration | Green Way Valley Park 
  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 8 a.m. Patriotic Ceremony
  • 1:00- 3:00 p.m. Family Games & activites
  • 4:00 p.m. Live Music 
  • 9:00 p.m. Fireworks 

Prescott: 4th of July Celebration | Mile High Middle School

  • Tuesday, July 4th
  • 12:00 pm Gates open | Unlimited Inflatables Pass for Kids: $10 General Admission: $5
  • 9:00 p.m. Fireworks

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One Response to 2017 Arizona 4th of July Celebrations

  1. Nancy Tehero June 13, 2017 at 3:51 pm #

    Erica,
    Do you ever gather any information about hotels that do special things for the fourth of July celebration if you stay there? I called one of them today but their selection of rooms was low because they had sold out of the ones we need. It would be great to know this info in advance.

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