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Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events 2024

The most dazzling day of the year in Arizona

Dates: July 4

Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events
Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events
Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events
Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events
Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events
Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events
Arizona 4th of July Fireworks & Events

Greater Phoenix area is famous for its massive Fourth of July celebrations with spectacular fireworks, tasty barbecues and thousands of people on the streets enjoying their festive family outing. The most popular gatherings take place in Phoenix downtown, Mesa and Tempe, home to a large student crowd from the University of Arizona.

Arizona Celebration of Freedom in Mesa (July 4, 2024)

Arizona Celebration of Freedom in Mesa in the East Valley is one of the largest Independence Day festivities in the Greater Phoenix area. From 6 pm to 10 pm, Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre lure visitors with patriotic decorations, family and live entertainment, exhibits, and, of course, fireworks at approximately 9:30 pm. Kids can enjoy a carnival with rides and inflatables, a splash zone, and free rides on a kids' train. Please note that only service animals are permitted on the event site.

Fabulous Phoenix Fourth (July 4, 2024)

Fabulous Phoenix Fourth is the biggest festival in the state, attracting about 100,000 people. Festivities at the Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix start at 6 pm and culminate with a massive fireworks show at about 9:30 pm. The pre-fireworks program features live music acts from local bands, arts and crafts, a vintage car show, a splash zone, and kids' activities.

July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival (July 4, 2024)

The July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival takes place at Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park. It features one of the largest firework displays in Arizona, which starts at about 9:30 pm. Other entertainment includes carnival rides, a rock climbing wall, face painters, relay races, and local bands performing on the Main Stage. General Admission is $12; Child General Admission is $5, and kids under 5 receive a free general ticket with paid parent admission. VIP Admission is $100 and includes a shaded and seated area, specialty food and drinks, and VIP exclusive parking.

Flagstaff Fourth of July Celebrations (July 4, 2024)

Flagstaff hosts Fourth of July celebrations with the Annual Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Parade. The parade runs from 9 am to 11 am in downtown and contains colorful floats, community groups, and music. The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra is an annual free-of-charge Flag Fourth concert, which will take place from 3 pm to 5 pm. In the evening, attendees relax on the grass with the Laser Light Show at Fort Tuthill at dusk. The celebration also features food trucks, face painting, crafts, and live music performances. Flagstaff also offers hiking, camping, and mountain biking, a great way to spend a long weekend.

Bisbee Celebration (July 4, 2024)

The former mining town of Bisbee has not only historical buildings but also an interesting tradition of coaster races during the 4th of July celebration. Funny homemade cars that speed up to 40 miles per hour are driven by kids and teenagers on a curvy track starting from 8 am. Due to the fire in 2024, the races were moved to Warren. After the races, the parade starts in the Warren district at 11 am, followed by the Mucking and Hard Rock Drilling competition, which goes back to mining traditions. The fireworks over Vista Park conclude the celebration.

Sierra Vista Fireworks (unconfirmed in 2024)

Sierra Vista is a great hiking destination that serves as a trailhead to the 800-mi Arizona Trail, which runs between the border with Mexico and Utah. Before your hiking adventure, you can take a glimpse of the Annual Spectacular 4th of July Fireworks Show in town that starts at 8 pm.

Grand Canyon Area Events (July 4, 2024)

Grand Canyon is a unique place that is especially scenic during America's Day. Even though there are no fireworks in the Grand Canyon National Park, many local celebrations make this day special. In the morning, visitors can head to the 41st Annual July 4th Parade and Celebration in Tusayan, sponsored by the Grand Canyon South Rim Chamber of Commerce, starting at 4 am. The parade ends with the street festival with food and entertainment. In nearby Williams, festivities include a parade and firework show at 6 pm. You can also visit the 4th of July Wet Fest in Sedona, featuring food, music, a swimming pool, and a fireworks show from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Old Fashioned Fourth of July in Clarkdale (July 4, 2024)

Clarkdale, home of Verde Canyon Railroad, is one of the best holiday destinations in the state. The celebration starts with carnival games offered by the Clarkdale Jerome Elementary School, an ice cream social hosted by the Clarkdale Historical Society, and live music. Kid's Parade, which has become a good tradition without which locals cannot imagine the celebration, starts at 9 am.

4th of July in Payson (July 4, 2024)

Payson is a great destination for enjoying outdoor activities like fishing, camping, and hunting. With a few scenic lakes and hilly trails, it is also perfect for mountain biking and horseback riding. A local Fourth of July celebration is an authentic display of Western Heritage. The fireworks display launches at 9 pm at Green Valley Park. The park welcomes dogs as long as they are leashed and don't disturb other visitors. The fireworks show is always free for the public, so visitors can bring chairs and a blanket to enjoy an afternoon full of activities, which leads up to the Spectacular Firework Show.

Prescott Celebrations (July 4, 2024)

Prescott is famous for its 4th of July Rodeo, which has been held annually since 1888. Some call it the World's Oldest Rodeo! The rodeo features bareback riding, barrel racing, and cattle roping—what a great way to celebrate America's independence. Other activities in the city include the Whiskey Row Boot Race, the annual 100-yard race down historic Whiskey Row, live music, carnival rides, food trucks, a beer garden, splash inflatables, and fireworks.

Show Low Celebration (July 4, 2024)

Show Low commonly starts celebrations with an annual Freedom Fest parade at 9 am on Main Street. The parade is followed by the Show Low Main Street Farmers Market & Art Walk, typically held from 1 pm to 5 pm, where you can find locally grown produce, artisans, and craft vendors. There is also live music, games, and activities starting around 3 pm. The largest firework display in the White Mountains area kicks off at approximately 9 pm.

Lake Havasu City Fireworks Show (July 4, 2024)

The fifteen-minute free show, which starts at 9 pm over Thompson Bay, is a great way to celebrate patriotic day. Attendees can view the magical show from the ground or their comfort boat.

Tucson 4th of July Fireworks Celebration (unconfirmed in 2024)

The City of Tucson hosts an annual fireworks show, launched from "A" Mountain/Sentinel Peak Park, at approximately 9 pm. The Tucson Convention Center Parking Lot B opens for free viewing of the show at 4 pm with food trucks on-site. Additionally, the show can be viewed for free at the City-State Garage, 498 W. Congress, and $5 per vehicle access at the Mercado parking lots A and B, accessible from Avenida del Convento and South Linda Avenue just west of I-10 and south of Congress Street.

The Towns of Eagar and Springerville 4th of July Parade (July 4, 2024)

The 4th of July Parade, organized by Eagar and Springerville communities, is a great way to celebrate Independence Day in a friendly atmosphere. The Parade begins at 10 am at the Eagar Stoplight with Grand Marshal Roxanne Knight. The 2024 theme of the events is 'Heroes: Past, Present, & Future', which honors their exploits.

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