Come Enjoy The 4th Of July Weekend In Arizona!


Come Enjoy The 4th Of July Weekend In Arizona!


6th Annual Fourth Of July Freedom Fest

Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix
North Phoenix, near I-17, on Pinnacle Peak Road

Date: July 2 - 4

Kick off the Independence weekend with Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix, the state’s largest waterpark! On July 2, admission includes a 6 to 9 p.m. performance by The Southwest Surfers, a Beach Boys Tribute Band, and a fireworks show on Sunday starting at 8:45 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for a delectable all-you-can-eat BBQ dinner from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. just before the Sunday fireworks. Between Saturday and the 4th of July, free admission can be enjoyed by veterans, members of the active U.S. military and first responders (active duty police, fire and EMT). To read more about the July 4th Hero Appreciation Weekend special as well details on the other events, please visit the events page.


Firecracker Express

Verde Canyon Railroad
300 N. Broadway
Clarkdale, AZ 86324

Date: July 2 & 4

On July 2, an all-American barbecue starts the Independence Day celebration at the Verde Canyon Railroad depot prior to the 1 p.m. train departure of the Firecracker Express. Throughout the journey, each open-air car will be visited by Sonora, the only train-riding bald eagle. The train’s historic home town, Clarkdale, continues the festivities on Monday, July 4, in its classic small-town style Independence Day celebration beginning with flag-raising ceremony and a pancake breakfast in the park. There will also be a delightful children’s parade, rousing patriotic anthems performed by the Cottonwood Community Band, sweet treats served in the park and Verde Canyon Railroad-sponsored popular ice cream town social. Additional informaton can be found at the event page.


6th Annual Fourth Of July Freedom Fest

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Date: July 2 - 4

The Scottsdale Fairmont Princess proudly honors our veterans and active military by ringing in the 6th Annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest event! Two one-of-a-kind vintage air show over the weekend of the fourth will fly over the resort piloted by retired veterans and concluding with a military parachutist from the All Veterans Parachute Team soaring through the skies and landing with an American flag. Celebrate with live music and fireworks on the Princess Lagoon La.wn over the Fourth of July Weekend. Full event schedule and other information available at the event page.


Schnepf Farms 4th of July Celebration

Schnepf Farms Festival Site
Tempe Beach Park
24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd.

Time: 4 - 10:30 p.m.
Price: $20 per car load

Come celebrate the 4th of July at Schnepf Farms! Enjoy Amusement Rides from miniature golf to a roller coaster and more while shuttle to and from the ride area on the free hayride. Food trucks offering Ice Cold Watermelon Slices, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Grilled pizza, Ice Cream, Chicken Wings and more will be located around the festival grounds and under the large outdoor pavilion near the festival site. At 8:30 p.m., celebrate the America Firework Extravagaza at 8:30 p.m.! After the fireworks, enjoy a family feature film on an outdoor movie screen with free popcorn. More information available at the event page including details on VIP experience and tickets.


July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival
Tempe Beach Park
620 N Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281


Time: 5 p.m.
Price: Free for anyone showing an active military ID

Witness the Valley’s biggest festival and fireworks spectacular this 4th of July! The Kiwanis Club of Tempe 65th Annual 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. Doors open at 5 p.m. while Fireworks Spectacular Over Tempe Town Lake Fireworks scheduled between 9: 15 and 9:50 p.m. For more information, visit their website or their Yelp event page.


4th of Zooly
Phoenix Zoo – Arizona Center for Nature Conservation
455 N. Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Time: 7 - 10 p.m.
Price: $35 - $45

The Phoenix Zoo's pecial 4th of July celebration promises plenty of fun activities for everyone from a catered BBQ dinner, free carousel rides, live entertainment, inflatable bounce house & slide for kids. The event will be topped off with a very special viewing of the Temple Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular show at a VIP seating area in the back of the zoo! Children 2 and under get in free but reservations are still required. Visit the event page at their website for more information.

4th of July Celebration at the TCA
Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy.
Tempe, AZ 85281

Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $15 - $25

Enjoy the July 4th celebration in cool comfort at the Tempe Center for the Arts. General admission tickets provide entry into the lobby and ground floor spaces while VIP tickets give you access into TCA and the rooftop terrace for fireworks viewing. Advanced purchased tickets include free onsite parking. Food and beverage concessions available from Atlasta Catering. Outside food and beverages are not allowed. Click here to visit the event page.



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