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Ready to celebrate the red, white and blue in Greater Phoenix? You'll find classic Fourth of July gatherings with food trucks, fireworks, and air shows. Check out things to do for the Fourth of July in Phoenix. 

 

Fireworks


Celebrate America 2021 - Lake Pleasant Fireworks Show

July 3

Located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, conveniently adjacent to the Phoenix Metro area, Pleasant Harbor hosts this annual fireworks show, as well as food trucks, free kids activities, including water slides, bounce houses and live music. Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. with fireworks at 9:00 p.m. and activities running through 10:30 p.m.

Pleasant Harbor Marina (Southeastern Shore of Lake Pleasant)
8708 W. Harbor Blvd., Peoria

 

D-backs 4th of July Spectacular

July 3-4

Don't miss out on this season's postgame firework shows. For the games, fans are welcome to stick around in their seats after the game and relax as the roof opens to enjoy a themed fireworks show.

Chase Field
401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix

 

4th of July Fireworks at Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

July 4

Enjoy a brilliant 15-minute fireworks show from Reserved Fire Pits, Reserved Patio Seating, the Oasis Water Park, or from the patio of your guaranteed view suite, available exclusively to resort guests. The Fireworks show will be accompanied by a DJ and Willie's Taco Truck will be offering delicious eats.

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix

 

Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at Westworld

July 4

This patriotic celebration features food, fun, and live entertainment and delivers a fireworks show twice the size as 2020, in fact now one of Arizona’s largest fireworks displays. There are three ways to celebrate: VIP Backyard Barbecue ($41 adults, $21 children; Premier Polo Field Parking ($41 per carload); and General Admission Parking ($26 per carload). VIP Backyard Barbecue ticketholders will enjoy free parking, access to the air-conditioned North Hall featuring tables, a buffet-style barbecue, live music by Some Like it Yacht, Brock Pro Patriots Quartet, and Grant Brothers Country Music Duo. For the youngsters, fun activities such as a “snow day in July” with a giant snow slide, face painters, balloon artists, and more are in store. Those with Premier Polo Field Parking tickets can BYOP (bring your own party), watching fireworks in a larger area surrounding their vehicle with room for tailgating. Those with General Admission Parking can also BYOP and view the fireworks from reserved lots north of the North Hall.

WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale

 

A Star-Spangled 4th of July Celebration

July 4

Join Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch for the weekend to celebrate our nation’s birthday, complete with the resort’s signature Red, White and Boom Fireworks Extravaganza on Sunday, July 4.  During the day guests can splash into a 2.5 acre water playground with 10 pools, zip down a 30’ high-speed waterslide or hit the sandy beach. The beachside Fun Zone features a putting green, ping-pong, giant chess and giant Connect Four. There are poolside cabanas and daybeds for relaxing and H2Oasis, the poolside restaurant, to fuel and recharge. Continue the fun with a cornhole tournament, watermelon eating contest, slide races, themed crafts and more. And then after dark, enjoy the beauty and tradition of the annual fireworks display.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale

 

Fourth at the Fountain

July 4

Put on your red, white, and blue and join friends and neighbors at Fountain Park on Sunday July 4, 2021 to celebrate Independence Day in Fountain Hills at our Fourth at the Fountain celebration. The festivities will kick off at 7:00 pm with music and prizes. Rock Lobster will be performing from 7:30-9:00 pm. The Fourth at the Fountain program will conclude with a majestic fireworks display at 9:00pm over the park’s picturesque Fountain Lake.

Fountain Park
16705 E. Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills

 

Red, White & Boom at The Wigwam

July 4

The Wigwam in partnership with the City of Litchfield Park invites you to gather the whole family, grab some lawn chairs, blankets or beach towels to sit on, and join us on the Blue Golf Course for our annual Red, White & Boom event. Get ready for a Fourth of July celebration to remember, complete with the DJ spinning great tunes, delicious American fare, and of course, a spectacular fireworks show.

The Wigwam
300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park

 

Avondale Light Up the Sky 4th of July Celebration

July 4

Come to the largest tailgate fireworks experience in the Southwest Valley for a free fireworks show, or choose an upgrade to watch the fireworks from the VIP zone. Festivities, kid zone, food, and fireworks to light up the sky are all part of the celebration. Gates open at 5 p.m., the fireworks show begins at 8:30 p.m. and the event ends at the conclusion of the fireworks show.

Phoenix Raceway
7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr., Avondale

 

Fireworks for the 4th at Westgate

July 4

Enjoy free face painting, balloon twisting, an iconic chalk walk, patriotic photo ops, live music and a dazzling fireworks display at 9 p.m. Additionally, multiple Westgate eateries and experiential venues will offer special deals and festive drinks and dishes to round out the evening.

Westgate Entertainment District
6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale

 

 

Events


4th of July at Royal Palms

July 2-4

The Royal Palms has lawn game tournaments, live music, happy hour and cocktail tastings all weekend in honor of the July 4th weekend — including an Eagles cover band.

Royal Palms Resort and Spa
5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix

 

4th of July Pool Party

July 2-4

Head over to Alibi at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown all weekend long to celebrate Independence Day, with a live DJ as well as food and drink specials. Cabanas and day passes required.

Alibi at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown
108 E. University Dr., Tempe

 

4th of July Weekend at We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort

July 2-4

Throughout the weekend, hotel and casino guests can enjoy cornhole, horseshoes, ping pong and a putting green, along with special activities just for the holiday weekend, including live music and movie screenings. 

We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort
10438 WeKoPa Way, Fort McDowell

 

4th of July at Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows

July 2-4

All weekend long, Andaz and its signature restaurant, Weft & Warp Art Bar and Kitchen, will feature live music performances each night. Guests of the resort can also enjoy a poolside movie and special bites. 

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows
6114 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

 

Early Independence Day Bash at Luckys

July 3

Luckys is throwing a patriotic backyard bash with plenty of beer, BBQ, bourbon, and live tunes. Guests can order a special BBQ burger and tots for $12 from the patio airstream and take advantage of a classic Pabst Blue Ribbon and whiskey shot for $6 until 8 p.m. For those looking to cool off, guests can enjoy Western Son Spiked Ice Popsicles while jamming out to the Evan Berg band who will be performing from 7 to 10 p.m.

Luckys Indoor Outdoor
817 N. 2nd St., Phoenix

 

CreekWest Summer Fest

July 3

Cave Creek’s monthly summer event continues with its return of CreekWest Summer Fest. From 3pm-8pm guests are invited to explore the western town for family friendly activities. At Big Earl’s, attendees can enjoy shaved ice, a bounce house, drive in movies and a full bar with drink specials. At Local Johnny’s, children can enjoy a water slide bounce house, live music from 6pm-9pm, two full bars, drink specials, free samples and more. For Frozen and Marvel lover’s, Bryan’s Barbeque will host a character lunch from 3pm-6pm and live music from 6pm-9pm. Guests can enjoy Pinball games at The Eddy in addition to a Food Truck Roundup including Hibachibot.

6033 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek

 

Cruise the Zoo: 4th of July

July 4-6

Trade fireworks for some flamingos. Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend in Phoenix with a driving tour of the Phoenix Zoo, which allows guests to view a variety of Zoo animals such as flamingos, giraffes, elephants and more while maintaining safe social distancing measures.

Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Parkway, Papago Park, Phoenix

 

Dining


Independence Day Cold Bar Pop-Up Party

July 4

Guests and locals alike are invited to chill out with a poolside Cold Bar Pop-up Party featuring Chef Shane Jackson and Chef Blake Willis (formerly of Desoto Public Market). Attendees can cool down with cold seafood selections, oysters and sashimi as well as with champagne and drink specials — and heat up with DJ Just Fresh spinning hot beats all afternoon.  

FOUND:RE Hotel
1100, N. Central Ave., Phoenix

 

SkyTop Lounge Fourth of July BBQ

July 4

Join SkyTop Lounge for its Fourth of July BBQ featuring live music by the Tim Sealy Trio as well as dining and drink specials. The SkyTop BBQ will be outside at the lounge on a first-come-first-serve basis - no reservations required. 

SkyTop Lounge at ADERO Scottsdale
13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr., Scottsdale

 

4th of July at Roaring Fork

July 4

Guests are invited to Roaring Fork in Scottsdale to celebrate Independence Day with a special “Dinner On Us” (buy one entree, get one free) treat beginning at 4:00 p.m. Roaring Fork will be serving signature “wood fired” favorites.

Roaring Fork
4800 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale