Where To Celebrate 4th Of July In Arizona

Ready to celebrate the USA? Here’s where to wave a flag, enjoy a fireworks show and celebrate with the family around our great state.

JULY 3

Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration
ACC Community Park, 41730 N. Galvin Peak Pkwy., Anthem

Celebrate at Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration with the traditional fireworks display, fun rides, activities and festival food. Families are permitted to bring blankets, lawn chairs to sit back to enjoy the spectacular event.

Celebrate America at Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant Marina, 40202 87th Ave, Peoria

You are invited to Lake Pleasant for their annual Independence Day celebration. Families can enjoy kids activities with unlimited inflatable water slides, bounce houses, live music and delicious food truck options. Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.

JULY 4

Fabulous Phoenix Fourth
Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix

Fabulous Phoenix 4th is one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southwest and has been a long running tradition in the Valley of the Sun. The non-alcoholic, family-oriented event annually attracts 100,000-plus participants.

This  year’s event will include two stages featuring local entertainers, a variety of vendors offering festival-style food and beverage, arts and crafts, interactive exhibits and a classic car display. Youth activities, rides and inflatables, and a water spray zone will be part of Kids’ World.

Scottsdale’s 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld
WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Rd, Scottsdale

This event will keep you red, white, and cool at Scottsdale’s Independence Day Celebration at WestWorld. It’s a cool family-friendly patriotic wonderland indoors featuring a kids play zone, community stage of live entertainment, delicious food, traditional fireworks show, BMX stunt show, bull riding rodeo and fireworks at 9 p.m.

4th of Zooly
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ

The Phoenix Zoo will serve up a classic summer BBQ and an evening with a very special viewing of the Tempe Town Lake fireworks.

Chandler’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular
Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler

The City of Chandler invites you to their annual July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Tumbleweed Park. The party in the park reigns across Tumbleweed from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with a high energy celebration, all leading up to Chandler’s largest sky-illuminating fireworks display kicking off at 9 p.m.

July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival
Tempe Beach Park, 620 N. Mill Ave., Tempe

Kiwanis Club of Tempe hosts the 66th Annual Fireworks Spectacular and will present fireworks shot from Mill Avenue Bridge. The fireworks spectacular will be choreographed to music for all tastes and interests including patriotic, pop, country, and more.

Fourth at the Fountain
Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, 85268

Put on your patriotic attire and join the fun at Fountain Park to celebrate the USA! The celebration will kick off at 5:00 p.m. with music, games, kids entertainment and a wide variety of food. Bring a blanket and or chair to relax and enjoy an evening filled with fun. The night will feature a majestic fireworks display over the park’s beautiful lake.

Arizona Celebration of Freedom
Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St., Mesa

Celebrate the 4th of July with Arizona Celebration of Freedom. There will be live entertainment, beer garden, food, activity zones with water features, presentations, cultural displays and more, and much more throughout the evening. A spectacular fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Peoria All-American Festival
Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria

The evening annual 4th of July fun is full of entertainment, “exploding” fun and an incredible colorful fireworks in the skies, including family-friendly activities such as a Water Zone, a Kids Zone, food eating contests, a corn hole tournament, concessions and live entertainment.

Apache Junction: Hometown Fireworks Celebration

The southeastern Phoenix town of Apache Junction will host the “Hometown Fireworks Celebration” all day on July 4, 2019. This annual event incorporates an entire day of family activities, sporting events, fun, music, and fireworks.

Buckeye: Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration

Buckeye will host its annual celebration, “Old-Fashion Independence Day” on July 4 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Youngker High School. Admission to this community-run event is free, but some of the family-friendly activities do require a small fee to participate. Fireworks will kick off at 9 p.m., and guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets so they can relax on the field and enjoy the show.

Casa Grande: Family Fun Day and Fireworks Spectacular

The city of Casa Grande will celebrate the Fourth of July at the Palm Island Family Aquatics Park from 10 a.m to 2 p.m and the Paul Mason Sports Complex, starting at 6:30 p.m. In the daytime enjoy open swim, activities, and games at Family Swim Day for a small fee, and then head over to the Sports Complex for free activities and fireworks in the evening (at 9 p.m.). Bring lawn chairs and blankets as well as cash for food vendors, but leave the alcohol and pets at home for this event.

Florence: Freedom Fest

Florence will host their Freedom Fest all day long on July 4th. Afternoon activities will take place at the Florence Aquatic Center for the open swim session starting at noon. The evening activities continue at Heritage Park at 5 p.m. for activities including corn hole and mud volleyball tournaments, bingo, inflatable toys, and live music by the Laura Walsh band. Freedom Fest comes to an end with a 30-minute fireworks show starting at 8:30 p.m. Admission for the open swim is school supplies or a backpack that will be donated to local children in need, and the concert and firework show are both free to attend.

Gilbert: July 4th Celebration

Bring the family and catch a great fireworks show at their annual July 4th Celebration at the Higley High School in Gilbert on July 4, 2019, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. There will also be food trucks on-site selling food.

Goodyear: Star Spangled 4th

Goodyear will hosts an annual Independence Day event at the Goodyear Ballpark on July 4th from 6 to 10 p.m. If you’d like to spend the whole day at the ballpark, you could also buy tickets to the USA Baseball Tournament happening from morning through early afternoon. The “Star Spangled Fourth” event is free and will feature a water slide, bounce houses, live music, a hot dog eating contest for adults, and a 20-minute firework display to end the night.

Blankets, seat cushions, and towels are allowed, but you cannot bring any commercial cameras, sparklers, drones, noisemakers, chairs, hard or large coolers, glass, cans, alcohol, skates, skateboards, or pets into the ballpark.

Litchfield Park: Fourth of July Splash Bash

Litchfield Park will celebrate the Fourth of July with its annual Splash Bash on July 4th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Recreation Center downtown. This community-sponsored event does require a low admission price, $2 per person unless you have a Litchfield Park pool pass. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, but you are not allowed to bring in liquor, coolers, or large amounts of prepared food (snacks are okay).

Maricopa: Great American Fourth 

Maricopa will celebrate the 4th of July with a community barbecue. The “Great American Fourth” event takes place at Copper Sky Regional Park, right across from the aquatic center, on July 4, 2019, from 7 to 10 p.m. Entertainment includes a Kid’s Zone with water toys, bounce houses, and family-friendly activities as well as a beer garden for adults and music performances appropriate for all ages followed by a firework show to close out the night.

Tolleson: 4th of July Celebration

Tolleson will host its annual Independence Day celebration at the Veterans Park on July 4th from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring family fun, cookie-eating contests, a cheeseball toss, live music, water slides, and a full fireworks show, this free local event is a great way to spend the holiday just outside of Phoenix. Parking is free, but there will also be a shuttle service provided between lots a little further from the park entrance. There will also be food and beverage vendors on-site, so remember to bring cash if you want to eat while you’re there.

Wickenburg: 4th of July Spectacular

Wickenburg will host its annual Fourth of July Spectacular all day long on July 4th at various venues in the city. Activities kick off with open pool hours at the Wickenburg Municipal Swimming Pool from 1 to 5 p.m. featuring music and games, and in the evening, festivities move to Sunset Park where you can enjoy carnival games, crafts, water slides, and a big firework show from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

 

JULY 5

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Fireworks Spectacular
401 E Jefferson St., Phoenix

The Diamondbacks will take on the Colorado Rockies at 6:10 p.m. in Chase Field. Afterwards, the retractable roof will open for a spectacular fireworks show.

Apache Junction: Hometown Fireworks Celebration

The southeastern Phoenix town of Apache Junction will host the “Hometown Fireworks Celebration” all day on July 4, 2019. This annual event incorporates an entire day of family activities, sporting events, fun, music, and fireworks.

The day starts with the 4th of July Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament, which takes place at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center starting at 8 a.m. Spectators must pay pool admission, which is waived for tournament participants, but you’ll also get access to public swimming afterward from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In the evening the gates at the high school football stadium will open at 6 p.m. for the main event. Along with live music and entertainment for adults, families can also enjoy game booths and activities for kids including inflatable bounce houses, water games, bean bag toss, and prize ponds. There will also be a bicycle, tricycle, and wagon decorating contest and free watermelon (while supplies last).

Buckeye: Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration

Buckeye is located in the West Valley and is actually one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Its annual celebration, “Old-Fashion Independence Day” returns in 2019 on July 4 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Youngker High School.

Admission to this community-run event is free, but some of the family-friendly activities do require a small fee to participate. Fireworks will kick off at 9 p.m., and guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets so they can relax on the field and enjoy the show.

Casa Grande: Family Fun Day and Fireworks Spectacular

About 30 minutes south of Chandler, the city of Casa Grande will celebrate the Fourth of July at the Palm Island Family Aquatics Park from 10 a.m to 2 p.m and the Paul Mason Sports Complex, starting at 6:30 p.m.

In the daytime enjoy open swim, activities, and games at Family Swim Day for a small fee, and then head over to the Sports Complex for free activities and fireworks in the evening (at 9 p.m.). Bring lawn chairs and blankets as well as cash for food vendors, but leave the alcohol and pets at home for this event.

Chandler: July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

Chandler’s signature Independence Day celebration takes place at Tumbleweed Park, on the Southwest corner of Germann and McQueen Roads, on July 4, 2019, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Although the event is free to attend, parking will cost you a small fee per vehicle. Entertainment includes local band School of Rock Sugar Skulls, DJs, the Presentation of Colors by the United States Marine Corp Color Guard, and a fireworks show. Activities include a coloring area, corn hole games, a photo booth, Sesame Street attractions, and a goodies and giveaways table.

Florence: Freedom Fest

Florence is one of Arizona’s oldest towns, located southeast of the Phoenix area in Pinal County, and this year, it will host Freedom Fest all day long on July 4, 2019.

You can spend the afternoon at the Florence Aquatic Center for the open swim session starting at noon, then head to Heritage Park at 5 p.m. for activities including corn hole and mud volleyball tournaments, bingo, inflatable toys, and live music by the Laura Walsh band.

Freedom Fest comes to an end with a 30-minute fireworks show starting at 8:30 p.m. Admission for the open swim is school supplies or a backpack that will be donated to local children in need, and the concert and firework show are both free to attend.

Fountain Hills: Fourth at the Fountain

Fountain Park, in the northeast part of the metro Phoenix area, is a great place to celebrate an enjoyable and relaxing 4th of July with family and friends. Fourth at the Fountain returns on July 4, 2019, from 6 to 10 p.m.

Activities and entertainment include live music, kids bounce houses, a rock climbing wall, and prize raffles and DJ tunes, followed by a closeout firework show starting at 9 p.m.

Food vendors selling Italian ice, frozen lemonade, and other treats will be on-site, but otherwise, the event is completely free to attend. Parking is also available nearby, but several city streets will be closed to traffic for the holiday.

Gilbert: July 4th Celebration

The town of Gilbert is a growing, mostly residential community southeast of Phoenix in the East Valley, but if you happen to be in town for the holiday, you can catch a great fireworks show at the annual July 4th Celebration at the Higley High School in Gilbert on July 4, 2019, from 6 to 8:45 p.m.

There will also be food trucks on-site selling food, but otherwise, the town of Gilbert keeps it simple for their Fourth of July celebration. You can also see the fireworks from Centennial Elementary School, Legacy Traditional Academy, Higley Unified School District Administration Parking Lot, and other sites along Recker and Pecos Road if you’d prefer a more intimate setting.

Goodyear: Star Spangled 4th

Goodyear is located in the West Valley area of Phoenix and hosts an annual Independence Day event at the Goodyear Ballpark on July 4, 2019, from 6 to 10 p.m. If you’d like to spend the whole day at the ballpark, you could also buy tickets to the USA Baseball Tournament happening from morning through early afternoon.

The “Star Spangled Fourth” event is free and features a water slide, bounce houses, live music, a hot dog eating contest for adults, and a 20-minute firework display to end the night.

Blankets, seat cushions, and towels are allowed, but you cannot bring any commercial cameras, sparklers, drones, noisemakers, chairs, hard or large coolers, glass, cans, alcohol, skates, skateboards, or pets into the ballpark. Additionally, you can rent out one of the Goodyear Ballpark Luxury Suites for the event, which are air-conditioned and feature party facilities for groups of 15 people.

Litchfield Park: Splash Bash

Another great West Valley city, Litchfield Park will celebrate the Fourth of July with its annual Splash Bash on July 4, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Recreation Center downtown.

This community-sponsored event does require a low admission price ($2 per person) unless you have a Litchfield Park pool pass. There will also be food and beverages available for purchase, but you are not allowed to bring in liquor, coolers, or large amounts of prepared food (snacks are okay).

Maricopa: Great American Fourth

Maricopa is southwest of the Phoenix area that celebrates the 4th of July with a community barbecue. The “Great American Fourth” event takes place at Copper Sky Regional Park, right across from the aquatic center, on July 4, 2019, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Entertainment includes a Kid’s Zone with water toys, bounce houses, and family-friendly activities as well as a beer garden for adults and music performances appropriate for all ages followed by a firework show to close out the night.

The City of Maricopa will be providing complimentary shuttle service for this event to cut down on traffic, but limited parking will be available on-site. You can bring lawn chairs, blankets, and small coolers, but no cooking or grilling is allowed so you should bring extra cash for the food vendors.

Peoria: All-American Festival

The main draw of the West Valley, though, is Peoria’s annual All-American Festival, which has been providing patriotic entertainment to the town for over 35 years. The All-American Festival returns this year on July 4 to the Peoria Sports Complex from 5 to 10 p.m.

The All-American Festival will also feature a cornhole tournament, a kids zone, a water zone, food eating contests, food and beer concessions, and plenty of family-friendly activities throughout the event. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m. Although admission is free in 2019, some activities have an additional fee.

Tolleson: 4th of July Celebration

Another West Valley city, Tolleson will host its annual Independence Day celebration at the Veterans Park on July 4, 2019, from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring family fun, cookie-eating contests, a cheeseball toss, live music, water slides, and a full fireworks show, this free local event is a great way to spend the holiday just outside of Phoenix.

Parking is free, but there will also be a shuttle service provided between lots a little further from the park entrance. There will also be food and beverage vendors on-site, so remember to bring cash if you want to eat while you’re there.

Wickenburg: 4th of July Spectacular

Wickenburg is in the far northwest part of the Valley of the Sun, and this wild west town will host its annual Fourth of July Spectacular all day long on July 4, 2019, at various venues in the city.

Activities kick off with open pool hours at the Wickenburg Municipal Swimming Pool from 1 to 5 p.m. featuring music and games, and in the evening, festivities move to Sunset Park where you can enjoy carnival games, crafts, water slides, and a big firework show from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.