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Celebrate Independence Day!
Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration
Anthem Community Park
41703 N. Gavilan Park Pkwy., Anthem
July 3: Anthem Community Park will host its annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd starting at 6pm. This family event will have rides, water slides, music, dancing, food vendors and beer garden; and of course, a fireworks finale at 9:30pm (weather permitting). Parking and admission are free. Food, beverages, and some activities will have fees. 6-9pm.
City of Mesa’s Arizona Celebration of Freedom
Fiesta Mall Parking Lot
1425 W. Southern Ave., Mesa
July 3: Join the City of Mesa on July 3rd for a FREE Drive-In Fireworks Show. The fireworks will be displayed while sponsor, 94.5 KOOL-FM, plays patriotic music you can tune in to and enjoy. July 3 from 9 to 9:30pm, parking opens at 7pm.
Pleasant Harbor Celebrate America
8708 W. Harbor Blvd., Peoria
July 3: It is time to celebrate America, Pleasant Harbor style!! Join us on the 3rd of July for the best fireworks around town! Event starts at 5pm. Fireworks at 9pm. Food & novelty vendors. Live band starting at 7pm. FREE Waterslides & bounce houses for the kiddos all night long! Bring your lawn chair, come sit along the shores of Lake Pleasant and enjoy some Independence Day fun! 5:30-10:30pm. Pleasant Harbor, 8708 W. Harbor Blvd., Peoria. $20 per vehicle, $50 for preferred vehicle parking, $50 for reserved boat parking (includes vehicle and boat trailer). For tickets and more information visit pleasantharbor.com
Buckeye’s Independence Day Celebration
3000 S. Palo Verde Rd., Buckeye
July 4th: 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.
City of Chandler Fireworks Spectacular
2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler
July 4th:Celebrate freedom with your family at Chandler’s “drive-in” style Independence Day celebration allowing locals to have fun while staying safe. Space is limited and $5 parking passes are required for entry to the event. Purchase your pass at chandleraz.gov/4thofjuly. Parking lots open at 7pm and fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9pm.
Fountain Hills Fourth at the Fountain
12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills
July 4: Celebrate Independence Day at the town’s iconic fountain! 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.
Gilbert 4th of July Celebration
Gilbert Regional Park
3005 E Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert
July 4th:Join in for the first ever Gilbert 4th of July Celebration at Gilbert Regional Park. The free, family friendly event will feature a DJ and live performance from Garth Live, food trucks, and of course a firework show to end the evening. Access to the splash pad, playground, sports courts, and other park amenities will start at 5:30pm. The DJ will spin music from 5:30 to 7pm, and Garth Live performs from 7:15 to 8:45pm. A 20-minute firework display will begin at 8:45pm, weather permitting.
City of Goodyear’s Star-Spangled Fourth
1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear
July 4th: Spectators will enjoy Goodyear’s biggest fireworks show yet from inside the stadium or while tailgating at their vehicle in the parking lot. There will be live music, a zipline, wet and dry bounce houses and slides, and lots of fun for all. Gates open at 6pm, fireworks start at 9pm.
City of Maricopa’s Great American Fourth & Tailgate
Copper Sky Regional Park
4345 MLK Jr. Blvd. Maricopa
July 4th: 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, freestyle motocross, nerf battles 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.
City of Peoria All-American Festival
Peoria Sports Complex
16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria
July 4th: Peoria’s All-American Festival is back with a bang this year on July 4th, bringing supergroup Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers and the largest Independence Day fireworks show to the Valley. To ensure all festival attendees enjoy a safe and healthy event, this year’s festival will be a free with the most current COVID-19 mitigation protocols in place at the time, which may include social distancing, mask wearing and handwashing recommendations, among others. There will also be several food trucks, waterslides and three bands performing, most notably, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, and a spectacular fireworks finale show. Free admission. 5pm to 10pm., fireworks start at 9:15pm. For more information visit www.peoriaaz.gov/events.
Schnepf Farms Hometown Fourth
24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek
July 4th: This year’s classic local event will feature live music, foam pit, face painting, artisan vendors, food trucks, beer & wine bar, and a 20-minute firework show to end the night! Guests will be invited to bring pop up tents, games, and activities to set up and enjoy the day before the firework spectacular at the end of the night. You will not want to miss this local treasure’s tradition; come out and enjoy fireworks and a good hometown celebration under the stars with family and friends! Gates open at 4pm. Tickets are $25 per carload and can be purchased online at schnepffarms.com
Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration
WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale
July 4th: Head over to WestWorld for the largest fireworks show in Scottsdale’s history, presented by Subaru. There will be three ways to enjoy the event: the VIP Backyard Barbecue which includes a buffet style meal, table seating, live music, and activities for the kids inside the fully air-conditioned North Hall and includes exclusive VIP Firework Seats. VIP Gates open at 5pm; $36 per adult, $18 per child. The second option is Premier Polo Field Parking where for $36 per carload you and your family will have a large area around your vehicle, area on grass for blankets and chairs and premium firework views, doors for field parking open at 6:30pm. The third option is General Admission Parking which is $21 per carload and fireworks are viewed from the general admission lot; gates open at 6:30pm. Fireworks begin at 9pm. Purchase tickets online at: scottsdale4th.com
City of Surprise Fireworks Display
Mark Coronado Park
15850 N Bullard Ave, Surprise
July 4th: Attend the 38th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Mark Coronado Park from 6pm – 9pm. Event admission is free with a canned food donation and the event will feature live music by Steven P and Music II Music as well as a variety of food trucks to choose from. Gates open at 6:00pm and the fireworks display starts at approximately 8:40pm (weather permitting).
Westgate Fireworks for the Fourth
Westgate Entertainment District
, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale
July 4th:Salute our country’s founding at Westgate Entertainment District. Enjoy free face painting, balloon twisting, photo ops & live music throughout the district. Families are encouraged to make a reservation at one of our eateries: westgateaz.com/food-fun/dining-directory or experiential venues (westgateaz.com/food-fun/entertainment-directory) as you await the fireworks spectacular at 9pm. There will be free & convenient parking available at all parking lots surrounding Westgate.
*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.
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