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2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide

Trying to figure out where to spend the 4th of July? Well, you are not alone! There is so much going on from fireworks and concerts to all day long celebrations! We promise you’ll find something fun to do in our 2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide! Be sure to check back as we will continue to update this list, thanks!

Here is a guide to many of the 2018 4th of July Celebrations going on all over Arizona from Scottsdale, Phoenix, Cave Creek, Sedona, Prescott, Williams, Grand Canyon and everywhere in between! Fireworks, concerts and more! Click on the links for maps and directions.

FEATURED 4TH OF JULY EVENTS IN ARIZONA

4th of July at Cliff Castle Casino Hotel (CAMP VERDE)
JULY 4 2018 Come celebrate the 242nd Anniversary of America’s Independence! Wednesday, July 4, 4p-9p. Free Family Fun Picnic @ Stargazer Pavilion. Free Hot Dogs, Chips & Soda (while supplies last). Inflatables and Face Painters activities for the kids. July 4th Fireworks Spectacular (weather permitting), 800-381-SLOT, cliffcastlecasinohotel.com.
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131st Annual World’s Oldest Rodeo (PRESCOTT)
JUNE 28, 2018 – JULY 4, 2018 Sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), the World’s Oldest Rodeo® consists of both roughstock, or judged events (bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding) and timed events (steer wrestling, tie-down and team roping, and barrel racing) during each of the scheduled eight world-class performances. Prescott Rodeo Grounds, tickets 928-445-4320, http://www.worldsoldestrodeo.com/

July 4th Downtown Fireworks (PRESCOTT)
JULY 4, 2018 Live bands, food vendors, beer garden. Prescott Mile High Middle School, Gates open 12pm, Fireworks 9pm, $5 Admission, $10 Unlimited Inflatables Pass for kids, 928-499-9646, http://www.prescott-az.gov

4th of July Events at Phoenix Zoo (PHOENIX)
JULY 4, 2018 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 encounters and live music, 7-10pm, 602-286-3800, http://www.phoenixzoo.org

Westgate Firework Fest (GLENDALE)
JULY 4, 2018 Live music, family entertainment, dinner deals, open-air beer garden and more – all before a spectacular fireworks show at 9pm! Westgate Entertainment District, 5-9:30pm, 623-385-7502, http://www.westgateaz.com/america/

4th of July Wet Fest (SEDONA)
JULY 4, 2018 Enjoy lunch and music, a swimming pool and water slide fun all surrounded by the spectacular red rocks of Sedona. This event is free of charge (food not included). Sedona Community Pool, Noon – 4pm, 800-288-7336, http://www.sedonaaz.gov

July 3rd Fireworks at Harold’s Cave Creek Corral (CAVE CREEK)
JULY 3, 2018 This festive, family-friendly celebration is the only Fireworks Show in Cave Creek. It starts at 5:30pm at Harold’s Corral with an outside BBQ and Bar! There will be 2 LIVE bands. Kids activities include mobile game truck, face painting, shaved ice and more. Harold’s Corral, 480-488-1906 or visit www.haroldscorral.com

Tempe Town Lake Festival (TEMPE)
JULY 4, 2018 Fireworks Spectacular, concert event stage, live music, inflatable kid’s Ride village, vendors, water fun and games for the family. Tempe Beach Park, gates open at 5pm, tickets, 480-350-5189. http://tempe4th.com/

Fabulous Phoenix Fourth (PHOENIX)
JULY 4, 2018 Featuring local entertainers, 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. Steele Indian School Park, 6-10pm, fireworks at 9:30 pm, 602-534-3378, 33rd Annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th

Scottsdale Fourth of July Celebration (SCOTTSDALE)
JULY 4, 2018 Indoor family-friendly patriotic utopia in the 300,000 square-foot, air-conditioned Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center at Westworld. From 4-9:30pm enjoy kid’s zone, Rydables, Stunt BMX Bike show, Stunt Dog show, petting zoo & pony rides, bull riding rodeo, Jurassic 4th Dinosaur Encounter, food, and fireworks @ 9pm. Child-$12, Adult-$15, Family 4-Pack(2 Adults & 2 Children) – $45, Activity wristbands sold separately, 480-312-6816, http://www.scottsdale4th.com/

Town of Oro Valley July 4th Celebration (ORO VALLEY)
JULY 4, 2018 Annual Free 4th of July Celebration at Naranja Park. From 5-9:30pm, including live entertainment, beer garden, food trucks, games, crafts, inflatables, and a rock wall for the kids. Grand fireworks display from 9-9:30pm. 520-229-5067, https://www.orovalleyaz.gov

Casino Arizona Dining Deals for Fourth of July (SCOTTSDALE)
JULY 4, 2018 Celebrate America’s Independence Day with a proper American feast. On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Casino Arizona will offer an array of dining specials at each of its six eateries. Whether casual, buffet or fine dining, Casino Arizona has a style to fit every taste or mood. The following are Casino Arizona’s Fourth of July dining specials. https://www.casinoarizona.com
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4th of July Events at Desert Diamond Casino (WHY)
JULY 1, 2018 Enjoy a FREE Backyard BBQ from 5-8pm in the WHY Parking Lot of Desert Diamond Casino. In addition to the BBQ-themed food, this all-ages event will also provide refreshments and live music! 866-DDC-WINS, http://www.ddcaz.com

 

2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide – SCOTTSDALE, PHOENIX, CAVE CREEK, TEMPE, MESA, CHANDLER, SURPRISE, FOUNTAIN HILLS, LITCHFIELD PARK, PEORIA & MORE

Fourth of July Freedom Fest (SCOTTSDALE)
JUNE 29, 2018 – JULY 4, 2018 Celebrate America’s birthday with a patriotic party only the Princess can put on with concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes, a vintage air show and poolside fun! Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 480-585-4848, https://www.scottsdaleprincess.com

Fourth at the Fountain (FOUNTAIN HILLS)
JULY 4, 2018 The celebration will kick off at 6pm with music, DJ Steve Grosse, games, and prizes. Majestic fireworks display at 9pm over the park’s picturesque lake. Fountain Park, 6-10pm, free admission, 480-816-5185, https://www.experiencefountainhills.org

Arizona Celebration of Freedom (MESA)
JULY 4, 2018 Enjoy live entertainment, food, family fun, fireworks finale at 9:30pm and much more! Mesa Convention Center, free, 6-10pm, 480-644- 2432, http://arizonacelebrationoffreedom.com/

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular (CHANDLER)
JULY 4, 2018 Complete with live music, food vendors, and kid’s activities. Tumbleweed Park, 6:30-9:30pm, fireworks 9pm, parking $5 per vehicle, 480-782-2735, http://www.chandleraz.gov

Fabulous Phoenix Fourth (PHOENIX)
JULY 4, 2018 Featuring local entertainers, 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. Steele Indian School Park, 6-10pm, fireworks at 9:30 pm, 602-534-3378, 33rd Annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th

Lake Pleasant Fireworks Show (PEORIA)
JULY 3, 2018 Festivities include kid’s activities, a DJ, and food trucks, with an amazing firework show over the water starting at 5-11pm. Lake Pleasant Marina, 928-501-5270, https://pleasantharbor.com/

4th of July All-American Festival (PEORIA)
JULY 4, 2018 Enjoy an evening full of entertainment and the most colorful fireworks in the skies, Water Zone, a Kids Zone, food eating contests, a cornhole tournament, concessions, and live music. Peoria Sports Complex, 5-10pm, $10 (kids 12 & under free) / $7 Discounted tickets until June 29th. Free parking, fireworks at 9:15pm, 623-773-7244, https://www.peoriaaz.gov/government

Star Spangled 4th (GOODYEAR)
JULY 4, 2018 Fun activities for kids, zip lines, live music by Shari Rowe and the Groove Merchants, food, plus a spectacular Fireworks Display! Goodyear Ballpark, 6-10pm, free admission and parking, 623-882-3120, http://www.goodyearbp.com

4th of July “Splash Bash” (LITCHFIELD PARK)
JULY 4, 2018 Independence Day Pool Party with water games, kids’ activities, DJ, music and food for purchase. Litchfield Park Recreation Center, 10am-5pm, $2 entry fee, 623-935-9040, https://www.litchfield-park.org

35th Annual 4th of July Celebration (SURPRISE)
JULY 4, 2018 Get your All-American Rookie League Baseball game fix, featuring the Cincinnati Reds vs. the Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium & Mark Coronado Park. In-game family contests, prize giveaways, and don’t forget those game-day concessions! Gates open at 4:30pm, game starts at 5:30pm followed up with your traditional fireworks show at approximately 8:30pm, 623-222-2000, https://www.surpriseaz.gov

 

2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide – SEDONA, PRESCOTT, PAYSON, CAMP VERDE

ALL-AMERICAN WEEKEND at Cliff Castle Casino Hotel (CAMP VERDE)
JUNE 30 2018 – JULY 4 2018

July 4 Special Events at Cliff Castle Casino:
FREE Family Picnic 4-9pm
Activities for Kids – Inflatables • Face Painters
FREE Hotdogs, Chips & Soda (while supplies last)
FIREWORKS Spectacular! (weather permitting)

Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, 800-381-SLOT, cliffcastlecasinohotel.com.

Hometown 4th of July Celebration (PAYSON)
JULY 4, 2018 Come bask in the beautiful, 20-degree cooler weather, of Payson for your Independence Day. The morning kicks off with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and flag ceremony, followed with family games and activities, and made complete with a spectacular firework show. From 8am-9:30pm, 928-472-5110, https://www.paysonrimcountry.com

Firecracker Express Verde Canyon Railroad (CLARKDALE)
JULY 4, 2018 Celebrate your Independence Day with a morning patriotic parade, followed by a traditional All-American barbeque. At 1pm, enjoy a ride on the Firecracker Express adorned with patriotic flare! Just after sundown, end the evening with a sky full of fireworks. 800-582-7245, https://verdecanyonrr.com

Hometown Fourth of July (CLARKDALE)
JULY 4, 2018 Dubbed “The Independence Day of Your Youth,” Clarkdale Park is hosting a morning of pancakes, parade, patriotic music, and picnic games. Pancake breakfast starts at 7am. At 9am, get your photo ops with a kid’s parade and firetruck rides. Event concludes with an ice cream social. 7-11am, 928-639-2460, http://www.clarkdale.az.gov

2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide – WILLIAMS, FLAGSTAFF, GRAND CANYON

Home Town 4th of July Events and Parade (WILLIAMS)
JULY 4, 2018 Join us for a hometown 4th of July Parade along Historic Route 66, 928-635-4451, https://experiencewilliams.com

4th of July Downtown Mile (FLAGSTAFF)
JULY 4, 2018 Get your red, white, and blue patriotic workout wear on and join us for a mile fun-run before the BIG parade! Online Pre-Registration until June 21st: $30-Adults, $5-Kid’s Race (10 and under), 7am, 928-744-2990, http://www.teamrunflagstaff.com/home/downtown-mile/

4th of July Parade (FLAGSTAFF)
JULY 4, 2018 Old-fashioned community parade, 100 entries include vintage vehicles, dancing, music, animals, floats. Historic Downtown Flagstaff, 9am – 11am, 928-774-4505, https://www.flagstaffchamber.com

A Flag Fourth (FLAGSTAFF)
JULY 4, 2018 The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the annual free Independence Day concert. Enjoy an afternoon of patriotic music under the pines. Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park, 3pm, 928-774-5107, http://www.flagstaffsymphony.org/independence-day-concert/

Lights on the Lawn (FLAGSTAFF)
JUNE 30, 2018 – JULY 1, 3, & 4, 2018 The Continental Country Club is preparing to entertain you with four days of family fun, food, and play. Featuring Killer Keys Piano Duel on June 30th from 6-9pm, Beer & Bags (Cornhole), July 1st from 12-5pm, Laugh with the Stars, July 3rd 6:30-9pm, Firework Extravaganza, July 4th from 3-10pm, and of course a fantastic kid’s zone. 928-526-7990, https://www.facebook.com/events/253804045176146/

Flagstaff Art in the Park (FLAGSTAFF)
JUNE 30, 2018 – JULY 1, 3, & 4, 2018 Nearly one hundred Southwest artists come out to feature their one-of-a-kind fine arts and crafts. Held in beautiful Wheeler Park, this event will also host three-days of live music and a wine garden from local Arizona wineries. Saturday-Sunday from 9am-6pm, Monday, 9am-4pm, 928-556-9498, http://flagstaffartinthepark.com/

40th Annual Grand Canyon 4th of July Celebration (TUSAYAN)
JULY 4, 2018 Enjoy kid’s zone, bike decorating contest at 2:30pm, parade at 3:30pm, food, games, silent auction & raffle plus live music by Boulder Alley Boys and Exit 64 and a laser light show at 8:15pm. 844-638-2901, https://southrimchamberofcommerce.com/july-4th

2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide – TUCSON, TUBAC, SIERRA VISTA, BENSON, TOMBSTONE

Let Freedom Sing Concert (TUCSON)
JULY 4, 2018 Arts Express celebrates America’s birthday with a concert of patriotic songs staged at Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, 3pm, tickets 520-319-0400, http://www.arts-express.org

Star Spangled Spectacular (MARANA)
JULY 4, 2018 Come to Crossroads at Silverbell District Park to celebrate Independence Day with inflatables for the kids, beer garden for the adults, live music, food trucks galore, and various vendors, all topped off with some fantastic fireworks. 520-382-1999, http://www.maranaaz.gov

July 4th at Tubac Golf Resort (TUBAC)
JULY 4, 2018 Family fun festivities begin at 4pm and include a kid’s zone, face painting, food stations, entertainment and more! Spectacular fireworks display at 8:30pm. Doors open at 4pm, parking $10 per car. Special VIP tickets available call 520-398-3531, https://tubacgolfresort.com

Old-Fashioned July 4th (TUBAC)
JULY 4, 2018 Celebrate with free, old-time games for kids, hot dogs, nachos, watermelon and a “squirt-down” courtesy of the Tubac Fire Department. Tubac Presidio State Historical Park. Park admission is FREE during the event, 10-Noon, 520-398-2252, https://azstateparks.com/tubac

51st Annual July 4th Celebration (SIERRA VISTA)
JULY 4, 2018 Begin with a Pets & People Promenade at 7am, Ft Huachuca Military displays (9-3pm), arts & craft vendors, live concerts and chili cook-off tasting and judging at 12 Noon. From 8:05pm-9pm enjoy the 51st Spectacular “4th of July” Fireworks Show at the Show City Sports Complex, 520-458-3315, http://www.sierravistaaz.gov

4th of July in Bisbee (BISBEE)
JULY 4, 2018 Enjoy their World Famous Coaster Race starting at 8am, traditional parade, and a big favorite is the traditional mining mucking and hard-rock drilling contest, 520-255-3898, https://www.bisbeecoasterraces.com/

25th Reunion and Freedom Days (TOMBSTONE)
JUNE 29, 2018 – JULY 1, 2018 It’s the 25th Reunion of the movie, “Tombstone.” Meet the stars of the film both Saturday and Sunday from 9-4pm. At 11am, join in on a celebration of the “American Experience” featuring a star-studded parade, music, and gunfights! Don’t forget to wear your best western attire to enter the costume contest! Fort Huachuca Buffalo Soldiers and more. Tombstone City Park, Historic Allen Street, 520-457-9317, http://www.tombstonechamber.com

4th Annual Red, White, and BOOM! & Whatever Floats Your Boat (SAHUARITA)
JULY 4, 2018 At Sahuarita Lake Park enjoy food trucks, live music, face painters and fireworks at 9pm. Make your best-handcrafted patriotic flotation device to enter Whatever Floats Your Boat competition at 6:30pm. 520-445-7853, https://sahuaritaaz.gov

2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide – LAKE HAVASU, KINGMAN, BULLHEAD CITY, YUMA

Fireworks Over the Lake (LAKE HAVASU CITY)
JULY 4, 2018 Calling all boaters, beach goers, and tailgaters. Spend the day on beautiful Lake Havasu and stay to view a spectacular fireworks display over the water. Boaters tie up in Thompson Bay. Show from 9-9:30pm, 928-453-3444, https://golakehavasu.com

4th of July Extravaganza (KINGMAN)
JULY 4, 2018 From noon-9pm at the Mohave County Fairgrounds, enjoy your holiday with carnival games, traditional BBQ cook off, a watermelon eating contest and more! Fireworks blast off at 9pm. 928-753-2636, http://www.gokingman.com/

28th Annual Oatman Egg Fry (OATMAN)
JULY 4, 2018 It’s always been said that an egg can be fried on the Arizona July sidewalks. Well this event puts that theory to the test! Open challenge-sidewalk egg fry starting at noon. Burros, gunfights, and many other “Hot” events taking place at this unique event. 928-514-8595, http://bullheadchamber.chambermaster.com

4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular (YUMA)
JULY 4, 2018 You’re sure to have a great time at Desert Sun Stadium for just $1/person & a non-perishable to help support Yuma Community Food Bank! Featuring a family barbeque, patriotic entertainment and activities, giant water slides and splash zone, family water challenges and contests, concluding with a National Anthem themed firework display. 928-373-5000, http://www.yumaaz.gov

2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide – HEBER-OVERGAARD, SHOW LOW, TAYLOR, PINETOP/LAKESIDE, EAGER/SPRINGERVILLE

4th of July Festival (HEBER – OVERGAARD)
JULY 7, 2018 – JULY 8, 2018 On your marks, get set, BOOM, this two-day event starts off bright and early (5am) with Anvil Shoots. Get on over to Capps Middle School at 6am, for Carissa’s run and finish the morning off right to a pancake breakfast at 7am. Town parade at 11am on HWY 260. Immediately after, until 5pm, at Tall Timber Park, enjoy arts and crafts, a beer garden, live music, vendor trucks, inflatables, and a car show. Come on back to Tall Timber Park for the fireworks show at 9pm. The fun rolls into Sunday from 11am-5pm at Tall Timber Park, 928-535-5777, http://www.mogollonrimnews.com

4th of July Parade & Freedomfest (SHOW LOW)
JULY 4, 2018 Deuce of Clubs annual Patriotic Parade starting at 9am. Freedomfest activities start at 3pm at the Show Low Football Stadium Complex including a kid’s zone, great food, and live music with multiple local bands. Unlimited ride wristbands $10, 928-532-4140, http://www.showlowaz.gov

Show Low Main Street Farmer’s Market & Art Walk (SHOW LOW)
JULY 4, 2018 Featuring local produce growers, food product producers, artisans and craft vendors. 1-5pm at Festival Marketplace. 928-532-2680, http://azwhitemountains.net

Taylor 61st Annual Night Rodeo (TAYLOR)
JUNE 30, 2018 Independence Day isn’t complete without a Rodeo! Come celebrate at the Taylor Rodeo Complex with a flag raising ceremony, anvil firing, BBQ, dance, patriotic program, and fireworks! Celebrations throughout the day, Rodeo at 7pm. 928-536-4331, http://snowflaketaylorchamber.org

4th of July Mutt Strutt (PINETOP/LAKESIDE)
JULY 4, 2018 Officially deemed “The Firework-Free Pet Friendly Zone,” enjoy the cooler weather in the Ponderosa Pines at this one-of-a-kind event that keeps the WHOLE family happy, even your 4-legged friends! Starting at 8am, P.L.A.C.&S, is hosting this wonderful event including a 5K Mutt Strutt Walk/Run, Pooch Parade & Costume Contest, amusing “Best In” contests, and dog demonstrations. After the daytime dog fun is over, Mountain Meadow Complex is having a movie in the park, featuring Homeward Bound. 923-367-4290, https://www.pinetoplakesidechamber.com

106th Annual Apache County Round Valley Rodeo, Dance & Parade (EAGER-SPRINGERVILLE)
JULY 3, 2018 – JULY 4, 2018 Dances with live music featuring, “Coyote Moon,” both Tuesday & Wednesday night at 8pm.
Wednesday, “Round Valley, We Stand” Parade starting at 11am. Rodeo at 1:30pm with competitions, wild horse races, and Pony Express. 480-988-2926, https://www.facebook.com/RoundValleyRodeo/

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