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2022 Independence Day Celebrations Around Arizona

2022 Independence Day Celebrations!



Friday, July 1st


Fountain Hills First at the Fountain

Fountain Park

12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills

First at the Fountain 2022


Head to Fountain Hills as we celebrate Independence Day early. Due to fireworks and pyro tech shortage, the Town was able to secure fireworks and staff for July 1st instead of July 4th. This is the SAME amazing event, just a new date for 2022. Celebrate Independence Day at the town’s iconic fountain! The fun starts at 7pm. Rock Lobster will rock the crowd from 7:30 to 9pm, then the fireworks display begins over Fountain Lake. Admission is free and family friendly. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets. Food vendors and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event. Public parking throughout downtown Fountain Hills will be available. 7:00 – 9:30pm.


Saturday, July 2nd


Buckeye’s Independence Day Celebration

Buckeye Airport, 3000 S. Palo Verde Rd., Buckeye

Buckeye’s Independence Day Celebration

July 2: Pack your blanket and chairs and enjoy the tailgate style event at Buckeye Municipal Airport. Bring out your best yard games to enjoy the summer evening. This festive event will also include All-American eats & treats with a variety of food trucks and vendors and music for entertainment.

The patriotic celebration will finish with a drive-in style spectacular fireworks show!

6:30-9:30pm. Buckeye Airport, 3000 S. Palo Verde Rd., Buckeye.





City of Surprise Independence Day Celebration

Mark Coronado Park, 15850 N Bullard Ave, Surprise

Surprise Stadium, 15960 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise

City of Surprise Independence Celebrations

July 2:  Attend the 39th Annual Independence Day Celebration, with multiple viewing options. Fireworks display starts at approximately 8:40pm (weather permitting).

Mark Coronado Park gates will open at 6pm and will have a DJ, inflatables for the kids and food trucks.

Surprise Stadium will host a free baseball game at 5pm featuring the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals Minor League teams. The stadium will remain open after the game for anyone who would like to stay and watch the fireworks.

Surprise Aquatic Center will be hosting a Red, White and Pool party from 6pm to 8:45pm for residents only and is limited to the first 400 residents who register for the pool party starting June 21. See website for details on the pool party.



Sunday, July 3rd


Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration

Anthem Community Park, 41703 N. Gavilan Park Pkwy., Anthem

Anthem 3rd of July Celebration

July 3: Anthem Community Park will host its annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd starting at 5:30pm.

This family event will have rides, music, dancing, food vendors; and of course, a fireworks finale at 9:30pm (weather permitting). Parking and admission are free. Food, beverages, and some activities will have fees. 5:30 to 9:30pm.






Red, White & Choo & Choo

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale

Red White and Choo Choo at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

July 3: All aboard for a mix of old-school attractions and modern-day family fun to celebrate Independence Day! There will be bounce houses, water slides, dunk tanks, family games, rides, live DJ and of course, fireworks!

Tickets must be purchased online and are $15 per person ages 13 and older, $5 per person ages 3 to 12, ages 2 and under are free. 4 to 9pm.




Westgate Firework Fest:

Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale

Firework Fest at Westgate

July 3: Bursting with live music, dinner deals, festive & domestic drinks, live music + a dazzling display of fireworks!

Salute to our country’s founding at our free patriotic celebration! Grab comfort meals from our food & entertainment escapes. Meanwhile, enjoy free face painting, balloon twisting, classically restored fire trucks with a kiddo-approved splash zone, an open-air beer garden with live music, games & more.
The fireworks will be launching from a new location this year in a nearby parking lot, making the district a perfect place to post up for the best views! 𝗔𝘀 𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗵, 𝗵𝗶𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗼𝗿 𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘇𝗲 𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲𝘀𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘁 𝗪𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱. There will still be free & convenient parking available in the lots surrounding the center



Monday, July 4th – Happy 4th of July!


Chandler’s July 4th All-American Bash

A.J. Chandler Park: Stage Plaza, 178 E. Commonwealth Ave., Chandler

Chandler’s All American Bash

July 4: Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Chandler and enjoy live music, yard games, food vendors and more. The fun starts at 7pm and fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9pm. 7 to 9:30pm. . Learn more at:






Gilbert 4th of July Celebration

Gilbert Regional Park, 3005 E Queen Creek Rd., near Higley and Queen Creek.

Gilbert’s 4th of July Celebration

July 4:  Join in for the 2022 Gilbert 4th of July Celebration at Gilbert Regional Park. The free, family friendly event will feature live performances from The Ultimate Tom Petty Experience and The Ultimate Bon Jovi, aerial entertainment, food trucks, and of course a firework show to end the evening, weather permitting. 5 to 9:30pm.




City of Goodyear’s Star-Spangled 4th

Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear

Goodyear Star Spangled 4th

July 4: Goodyear will celebrate Independence Day with a boom! Two live bands, food/drink, giveaways, and bounce houses all lead up to the main attraction – the mesmerizing patriotic fireworks show! Attendance, activities, and parking are free. Gates open at 6pm, fireworks start at 9pm. .




Maricopa’s Great American 4th & Tailgate

Copper Sky Regional Park, 4345 MLK Jr. Blvd. Maricopa

Maricopa’s Great American 4th and Tailgate Party

July 4: The City of Maricopa will be hosting a day full of fun to celebrate America’s birthday.

There will be fun events all day long such as tailgating, live music, pool parties, water slides and lawn games starting at noon but be sure to visit the website as space is limited and you must reserve your space. Prices vary. Fireworks start at 9pm.




Mesa’s Celebration of Freedom

Downtown Mesa:263 N. Center St., Mesa

Mesa’s Celebration of Freedom

July 4:  Join the City of Mesa for the most unique – and the coolest – independence festival in Arizona! This FREE event has plenty of family friendly activities including live bands, We Make History Amphitheater with Revolutionary War re-enactments, Yankee Doodle Kids’ Zone, Celebration Splash Zone, Patriotic Military Showcase, Fallen Soldier Memorial, America’s Heritage Lane, Great All-American Car Show, food, drinks, and more! Followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 9:30pm! 6 to 10pm.



Payson’s Hometown 4th of July

Payson, Arizona

Payson’s Hometown 4th

July 4:There isn’t a single better place to spend 4th of July weekend than in Arizona’s hometown: Payson. Come enjoy family fun and gorgeous weather. If you’ve been before, you know that it’s magical. If you’ve never been, what are you waiting for? Make this 4th of July one to remember. Fireworks over the lake are scheduled to start at 8:30pm but could be delayed due to weather.

Free. 1 to 9:30pm. Find out more (like parking maps, FAQs and more) about this free and fun-filled day at




Peoria‘s All-American Festival

Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria

Peoria’s All American Fest

July 4: Peoria’s All-American Festival is bringing supergroup Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers back for this annual Independence Day celebration. Enjoy an evening full of family-friendly entertainment, food, music, and fun!

The event will span across the Peoria Sports Complex’ Main Stadium and into the Mariners side where a number of HUGE water slides, food and beverage vendors, and a simulcast livestream of the concert stage in Main Stadium will be happening. Free admission. 5pm to 10pm., fireworks start at 9:10pm.



Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration

WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale

Scottsdale’s 4th of July Celebration

July 4: This annual family-favorite event returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale. This patriotic celebration is full of cool, indoor family fun featuring a bull-riding competition; mutton busting for children; renowned dog show “The Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show”, performances by characters from hit movie “Encanto,” games, old-fashioned cake walks, and fabulous food.

In addition, the Scottsdale 4th Parade of Heroes honors outstanding community leaders in the fields of Safety, Fire Safety, Veterans, Neighborhood, Healthcare, and Community. At sundown, guests proceed outdoors to enjoy one of Arizona’s LARGEST fireworks shows!

Please note this is a “cashless” event so attendees must make payments via card for any on site purchases including parking, tickets and food. 5 to 9pm, fireworks start at 9pm. Purchase tickets online at:




Wickenburg 4th of July Spectacular

Sunset Park, 3020 W. Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg

Wickenburg’s 4th of July Spectacular

July 4: Join the Town of Wickenburg for the 4th of July Spectacular! This event is bigger and better than ever before with Live Music from the Honeygirl Band, vendors, food trucks, a classic car show, bar, off-road showcase, water slides, face painting, and much more!

Free. 5 to 8:30pm.




Schnepf Farms Hometown Fourth

24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek

Schnepf Farms Hometown Fourth

July 4: A patriotic event for the entire community! This year’s classic local event will feature live music, rides, water inflatables, artisan vendors, food trucks and firework show to end the night! Gates will open at 4pm. The event will be hosted inside the farm. Please enter the property, Check in with the parking attendants, park your vehicle and walk to the gate!

Tickets are $30/Carload. This Car Pass includes admission for everyone in your car.
Unlimited Ride Wristbands can be purchased online at checkout, OR onsite when you arrive.


*Due the COVID-19 virus we recommend visiting websites for current status of all events as well as any changes that may happen due to extreme weather.

Please check event websites for pricing and special information.




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