Updated for 2016
If you’re looking for things to do this Fourth of July in Phoenix, we’ve got the details on celebrations and fireworks shows throughout the city and surrounding areas.
Ahwatukee’s Red, White and Boom Fireworks Festival
Red, White and Boom features live entertainment, food, drinks and patriotic games. Admission is just $5 per person and includes access to the festival, an expanded free kids zone, premium entertainment and a fireworks show. For $25 per person, patrons can enjoy the Oasis Lounge Pack or access to the Boom Room with exclusive access to the live entertainment and fireworks show. Festival goers can look forward to the bright lights of patriotism in an environment overflowing with family-friendly activities, entertainment, beer, wine and local food purveyors offering a wide variety of summer treats.
Pecos Park, 17010 South 48th Street, Phoenix 85048
LUSTRE Independence Day Pool Party
Celebrate this Fourth of July at LUSTRE Rooftop Bar. Enjoy specialty cocktails, live music, DJs, games like corn hole and ping pong, and more. First 100 guests on all three days will receive complimentary LUSTRE-branded sunglasses.
2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 85004
Red, White, and Rawhide
This Independence Day celebration is sure to be a fun-filled event with great music, tasty food, fantastic fireworks, live music performances, and Rawhide’s live action stunt shows or many attractions and rides, all of which are included in the value-packed ticket.
Rawhide Western Town, 5700 W. N. Loop Road, Chandler 85226
Scottsdale 4th of July at WestWorld
Be red, white and cool at Scottsdale’s Independence Day Celebration at WestWorld. It’s truly a cool family friendly patriotic wonderland indoors featuring a super kids play zone, community stage of live entertainment, delicious food, traditional fireworks show and much more!
WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Rd, Scottsdale 85260
Firework Fest at Westgate
Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and relax at Westgate Entertainment District to celebrate Independence Day with two music stages, fun activities and great eats from more than 20 restaurants. Westgate Firework Fest is free and family-friendly. Free parking is available at all parking lots surrounding Westgate Entertainment District.
Westgate Entertainment District, 6770 N Sunrise Blvd, Glendale 85305
Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration
Independence Day in Anthem attracts attendees from the entire area to join in the festivities, including rides, activities and festival food. Families can bring blankets and lawn chairs and sit back to enjoy the fireworks show.
ACC Community Park, 41730 N. Galvin Peak Pkwy., Anthem, 85086
Fireworks Family Night
Dream City Church’s annual Fireworks Family Night features fun for the entire family, including a family movie “Zootopia” on the big LED screen in the Main Auditorium, games, bounce houses, and classic American food. The night caps off with one of the largest fireworks shows in the Valley. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to this unforgettable Independence Day celebration.
13613 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, 85022
3rd of July Fireworks
This 3rd of July event at Harold’s Corral will be fun for the entire family with face painting, outside BBQ, shaved ice, and a mobile game truck. There will also be a free fireworks show.
Harold’s Cave Creek Corral, 6895 E Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek 85331
Fabulous Phoenix Fourth
Included in this year’s free and non-alcoholic family event will be 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.
Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 85012
Apache Junction’s 4th of July Event
Join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department as they celebrate Independence Day. Activities throughout the day include a free sand volleyball tournament, swimming, and a fireworks show and festivities.
Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood, Apache Junction 85120
Fourth of Zooly
The Phoenix Zoo will be serving up a classic summer BBQ and topping off the evening with a very special viewing of the Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular show at a “VIP” seating area in the back of the Zoo. Entertainment includes free carousel rides, animal appearances, inflatables and fireworks show.
Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix 85008
Chandler’s 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
Celebrate America and our heritage at this spectacular fireworks show at Tumbleweed Park, presented by the Chandler Lions Club and the City of Chandler.
Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler, 85286
July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival
The Fireworks Spectacular will be launched from the Mill Avenue Bridge and choreographed to music for all tastes and interests including patriotic, pop, country, and more. Enjoy a Family Fun Fest with free inflatables, a beer garden and a great food court to satisfy the entire families’ taste buds.
Tempe Beach Park, 620 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 85281
Fourth at the Fountain
Put on your patriotic best and join friends and neighbors at Fountain Park to celebrate the good ‘ol 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 or chair to relax and enjoy an evening filled with fun. The night will be capped off with a majestic fireworks display over the park’s beautiful lake.
Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, 85268
4th of July Weekend activities at the Arizona Biltmore
Guests of the Arizona Biltmore will have a number of activities to look forward to Independence Day weekend. Complimentary wine tasting, movies at the pool, barbecues, salsa making demonstrations, and a Sunday night fireworks show are just some of the activities.
2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, 85016
Star-Spangled Celebration Weekend at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
In celebration of our nation’s birthday, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale will feature a patriotic weekend for guests of fun-filled activities, games, entertainment and food and drink, complete with the resort’s signature Red, White and Boom Fireworks Extravaganza. Events are free for resort guests with rates available from $175/night.
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale 85258
4th of July Freedom Fest
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is unfurling its annual 4th of July Freedom Fest, a holiday weekend event with vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, from July 1-4. Events are complimentary for resort guests and those dining at the resort’s four restaurants.
7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale 85255
Fireworks Spectacular in Casa Grande
Enjoy great food, games and a traditional old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration with Casa Grande. The event will feature relay races, bouncers and games for the whole family. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The fireworks show begins at 9:00 p.m.
Paul Mason Sportsplex, 2525 N. Pinal Ave., Casa Grande 85122
4th of July Pizza Celebration at Queen Creek Olive Mill
Celebrate Fourth of July at the Olive Mill for grilling and drinking out in The Pit, firing up pizza pies inside, dancing to live music by Rocket 88’s and watching a light show next door. Lawn chairs & blankets welcome..
Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Rd, Queen Creek 85142
Tolleson’s 4th of July Celebration
Tolleson’s annual Independence Day celebration features over 12 water slides, free watermelon, live stage entertainment, food & craft vendors and much more.
Veterans Park, 8601 W. Van Buren, Tolleson 85353
Arizona Celebration of Freedom
Celebrate this year’s Independence Day with Arizona Celebration of Freedom. There will be live entertainment, food, activities, and fireworks.
Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St., Mesa 85201
Peoria All-American Festival
Enjoy an evening full of entertainment, “exploding” fun and the most colorful fireworks in the skies, including family-friendly activities such as a Water Zone, a Kids Zone, food eating contests, a cornhole tournament, concessions and live entertainment.
Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria 85382
4th of July at Hotel Valley Ho
Enjoy the ultimate stay this 4th of July Weekend at the hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale. Book a room to enjoy live music and DJs all weekend at the OH Pool. Wake up to brunch at ZuZu on Saturday or Sunday, including the build-your-own Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar. Indulge with a relaxing treatment at VH Spa, like a 60-minute Summer Glow Facial. Take advantage of room deals like the Stay2Play Package, which includes a $50 daily resort credit, welcome drinks and more.
6850 E. Main Street, Scottsdale 85251