Looking for a fun way to celebrate the red, white and blue?
Here is a list of 4th of July events throughout Arizona you don’t want to miss:
Arizona’s Celebration of Freedom (Mesa)
In Mesa from June 29-30, this fun, two-day event consists of classic cars, beer gardens, motorcycles, art walk, music, street performers and more. This free event takes place in downtown Mesa from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
E. Main St. & S. Center St
Mesa, AZ 85201
Independence Day Music Festival (Scottsdale)
On July 3rd, celebrated the fourth with country music star Miranda Lambert and Darus Rucker! Gates open at 5 p.m., and be sure to stick around for the largest fireworks show in the Valley, too. Tickets range from $26 to $96.
Salt River Fields
7555 N. Pima Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
3rd of July Fireworks Display (Cave Creek)
In Cave Creek, Harold’s Corral will provide live entertainment by Young Country and EastonAshe as well as an outside BBQ starting at 5:30 p.m. Mobile game truck, shaved ice and even face painting are some of the activities you can participate in. There’s free opening seating, but for paid reserved seating, call Harold’s at (480) 488-1906.
6895 E. Cave Creek Rd.
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Light up the Sky (Phoenix)
In Phoenix, this event includes music, rides, games, food and fireworks, which starts at 9:10 p.m. The free event will take place at Maryvale Baseball Park at 6:30 to 9 p.m.
3600 N. 51st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85031
A Star Spangled Shoot Out!
Rawhide is hosting its 4th of July celebration — western style! With live music will be playing throughout the town, don’t miss out on the H2O Kids Corral as well as other action-packed performances, including the fireworks display, which will round out the evening.
5700 W. North Loop Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226
Let Freedom Sing Concert
In Tucson on July 4th at 3 p.m., this free event will be celebrated with patriotic songs staged at Centennial Hall at University of Arizona.
University of Arizona
1401 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tombstone July 4th Celebration
In Tombstone, starting at 8:30 a.m., this July 4th celebration is a free event with a softball tournament, street entertainment, food booths and fireworks.
E. Allen St.
Tombstone, AZ 85638
Benson July 4th Celebration
Starting with a 9 a.m. parade, Benson’s 4th of July celebration will also include a water fight at Lions Park following the parade, as well as entertainment throughout the rest of the day and, of course, a fireworks show starting at 8:30 p.m.
435 N. Adams St.
Benson, AZ 85602
Family Fun July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (Tubac)
Held at Tubac Golf Resort and Spa, this 4th of July celebration is packed with activities for both the kids, parents and attendees of all ages! Here, you’ll find Southern Arizona’s longest obstacle course — an incredible, inflatable 68′ adventure — as well as a food court with both Independence Day favorites (hot dogs, hamburgers, cotton candy and more) and alcoholic beverages for the big kids, including beer, wine and margaritas. The night will end, of course, with a spectacular fireworks display.
Tubac Golf Resort & Spa
65 Avenida de Otero
Tubac, Arizona 85646
Starts at 4 p.m., fireworks start at 8:45 p.m.
Tickets: $7 per car, VIP package is $48 per person
Payson 4th of July Celebration
With a free fireworks show and games to the public, attendees can also expect food, bouncy houses, games, music and beautiful scenery, taking place at Green Valley Park at 9:00 p.m. on July 4th.
Prescott July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Show
Prescott celebrates with free craft tents for kids, contests, carnival games and cool giveaways. Other events include the World’s Largest Waterslide as well as eight other water slides, bungee jumping, pony rides, electric swings and more. While there is free parking, consider taking the shuttle at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (3700 Willow Creek Rd.). This event will be held at Pioneer Park, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
1200 Commerce Dr.
Prescott, AZ 86305
Fantastic Family Fourth of July (Cottonwood)
Cottonwood celebrates at Cottonwood Kid’s Park at 4 p.m. Events will include watermelon eating contests, patriotic salutes and pyrotechnic displays. Free admission, but parking is $1.
Cottonwood Kid’s Park
Tlaquepaque’s Sizzlin’ Summer Bash
Honor Independence Day in Sedona on July 7th. Events include an outdoor BBQ, live music, dunk tank, Sedona fire trucks and more. It will take place at Tiaquepaque from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is a free event.
336 State Route 179
Sedona, AZ 86336