Independence Day is just around the corner, and what better way is there to celebrate the red, white and blue than with a dazzling firework show? Here is a list of valley events that will have a great view of the fireworks.
Steele Indian School Park’s Fabulous Phoenix 4th Festival and Fireworks
Celebrate America’s Independence Day at this 33rd annual festival in the park! The event includes antique car exhibits, food vendors, and more! Make sure to arrive early: The park will fill up fast!
When: 6-10 p.m. (fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.)
Where: 300 Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ
Tumbleweed Park’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular
Head out to Tumbleweed Park in Chandler for fireworks, family games and live music from the School of Rock.
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.)
Where: 2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler, AZ
Price: $5 for parking (cash only)
Westgate Firework Fest
Head over to Westgate Entertainment District to enjoy its firework show! The festival features live music from local bands, a fountain park for kids and dining deals.
When: 5-9:30 p.m. (fireworks start at 9 p.m.)
Where: 6751 N. Sunset Blvd. #415, Glendale, AZ
Price: Free “Grab & Go” Dinner List
Scottsdale’s 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld
Enjoy live music, food and attractions such as the Jurassic 4th Dinosaur Encounter, electric animal rides and more at Scottsdale’s WestWorld!
When: 3-9 p.m. (Fireworks start at 9 p.m.)
Where: 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ
Price: Children (6-12) starting at $12 | Adults (13+): $15
D-Backs 4th of July Spectacular
Watch the firework show from the comfort of the stadium after the Arizona Diamondbacks play the Colorado Rockies!
When: 7:10 p.m. (fireworks start after game)
Where: 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ Price: Tickets starting at $19
All-American Festival at the Peoria Sports Complex
Celebrate the Fourth of July with food eating tournaments, an intense Cornhole tournament, and much more at the All-American Festival at the Peoria Sports Complex! Parking is expected to reach full capacity by 8 p.m., so make sure to stop by early!
When: 5-10 p.m. (fireworks start at roughly 9:15 p.m.)
Where: 16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria, AZ
Price: $10 ($7 discount available until June 29) | Kids 12 and under: free | Upgraded ticket packages available online
Tempe Town Lake Festival
Watch fireworks fly over the glistening Tempe Lake at the Tempe Town Lake festival! The celebration features attractions from Dave and Buster’s and Family Fun Fest, and a food court.
When: 5 p.m. (fireworks start at 9:20 p.m.)
Where: 620 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ Price: Tickets starting at $5 | VIP Garden: $30-$60 | Free for anyone with active military ID | Children 12 and under go for free
Arizona Celebration of Freedom at the Mesa Convention Center
Enjoy a reenactment of the Revolutionary War and honor our fallen military members at the Mesa Convention Center! The event will also be accepting food drive donations for the United Food Bank, and every donator will have their names entered into a raffle!
When: 6-10 p.m. (Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.)
Where: 263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ
Price: free Learn more about the food drive here
Star Spangled 4th at Goodyear Ballpark
Enjoy Independence Day with live music, ziplines, a hotdog eating challenge, and a chance to win $10,000 for participating in a pitching contest at Goodyear Ballpark!
When: 6-10 p.m. (fireworks start at 9 p.m.)
Where: 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ
Price: Free (reservations for air-conditions suites and food packaging starting at $550; more information here)
The first 2,500 arrivals will receive a free pair of sunglasses; registry for the pitching contest ends at 7:30 p.m.
Fourth at the Fountain in Fountain Hills
Relax or play during this July 4th celebration! The festival will feature a rock climbing wall, bounce houses for kids and live music with a chance for prizes.
When: 6-10 p.m. (fireworks start at 9 p.m.)
Where: 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, AZ
Organizers suggest bringing your own blankets, chairs and picnic baskets.
Friends of Tempe Center of the Arts July 4th Celebration
Stay cool this Independence Day at the Tempe Center for the Arts! Food trucks and live music will be on site the entire night.
When: 7-10 p.m. (fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.)
Where: 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ
Price: General admission starting at $15, VIP tickets permitting terrace rooftop firework viewing: $30
Red, White and Boom!
Enjoy hours of fun with Wigwam on Independence Day! The event features a large food and drink menu to choose from and of course, fun for the kids and complimentary admission to their firework show!
When: 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Wigwam’s Blue Course, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park, AZ
Price: free | $10 unlimited rides and activities ($8 with active military ID)
Organizers encourage attendees to bring their own chairs and blankets.
Fourth of July Freedom Fest in Scottsdale
A new adventure awaits everyday at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’s extended celebration of the Fourth of July! From June 29-July 8, enjoy an array of events and of course, dazzling fireworks that light every night of this Scottsdale festival.
When: Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 8 | Firework show on Wednesday, July 4 at 9 p.m.
Where: 7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale, AZ Price: Admission and prices vary; click here for more details.
4th of Zooly at the Phoenix Zoo
Watch the fireworks fly over the Tempe Town Lake from the Phoenix Zoo! Enjoy a catered BBQ dinner, free carousel rides, the zoo’s animals and much more this Fourth of July!
When: 7-10 p.m. (Fireworks start at 9 p.m.)
Where: 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ
Price: Adults (13+): $45 | Children (3-12): $35 | Children ages 2 and under are free (reservations still required)