Spring is a great time to be an Arizonan. On Tuesday, July 4th, fireworks will light up the sky in the greater Phoenix area, and getting the best view requires some planning. Cities across the valley are hosting family festivals with food, garden games, and fireworks to celebrate our nation's independence from Great Britain. In particular, the annual Phoenix celebration, which features one of the largest fireworks shows in the Southwest, returns for the first time in four years. Please note that cancellations can occur at any time due to weather conditions such as strong winds, rain, or fire hazards.
Check your destination's social media accounts or event website before you head out. Here's where and when you can watch the fireworks in the Phoenix metro area this 4th of July. There will be rides, water slides, festive meals, an open-air tavern, music and dancing, a glitter tattoo station and fireworks at the Anthem Independence Day celebration, which will take place one day before the holiday. For faster entry, place all your items in transparent bags which will be checked at the door. Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed to enter.
Avondale's Light Up the Sky Independence Day celebration at Phoenix Raceway will feature tailgate parking, food trucks, a children's zone and live music in the general admission area. The VIP ticket includes cornhole, gourmet food and a DJ set. Buckeye's Independence Day celebration will be tailgate style at Buckeye Airport. Food trucks will sell “all-American food and treats” before the fireworks show from the drive-in theater which starts around 9 p.m. Glasses, grills or alcohol are not allowed.
Gilbert Regional Park's 4th of July celebration will feature live music, aerial entertainment, drones and fireworks. This “free patriotic” celebration will have an outdoor tavern, live music, face and arm painting, a children's bathing area and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Westgate restaurants will offer dinner deals according to their website. Due to limited parking, the venue recommends carpooling or using alternative transportation methods. The Goodyear Ballpark will feature bands, food and drink vendors, a bouncy house and a fascinating patriotic fireworks show on July 4th. The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.
The celebration also includes inflatable water slides, live music, a car show, Revolutionary War re-enactments, laser light shows and a BMX stunt show. There's also a food court where you can buy food and drinks throughout the event. A Naturalization Ceremony for 100 New U. S. Citizens will take place at 5 p.m.
Guests who do not bring bags purses or backpacks can enter via the express lane. All personal items will be reviewed and tagged upon entering the event. Non-alcoholic beverages are allowed in sealed containers food refrigerators (maximum measurements of 26 inches long 16 inches wide and 16 inches high) and portable chairs. Phoenix's fabulous Phoenix 4th will bring back one of the Southwest's biggest fireworks shows for the first time in four years. The Steele Indian School Park will have activities for children food and craft vendors and of course fireworks.
Refrigerators shade devices bags and folding chairs are allowed. Leave alcohol drones glass and grills at home. There is no parking in the park so plan accordingly; there is a light rail stop on the west side of the park on Central Avenue. The Red White and Choo & Choo event at McCormick-Stillman Railway Park will feature bouncy booths water slides a mechanical bull a cake eating contest a food truck with barbecue and unlimited train and carousel rides. Families can also bring their own picnics.
The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.WestWorld of Scottsdale's tenth annual 4th of July event will dazzle with fireworks with the McDowell Mountains as a backdrop. There will be fireworks every night at 9 p.m. Other entertainment offerings include “immersive” movie screenings roller skating minigolf a Falcon Warbirds air show on Tuesday afternoon and outdoor concerts. The hot season lasts 3.7 months from May 27 to September 19 with an average daily high temperature above 97°F. The hottest month of the year in Maricopa is July with an average high of 105°F and a low of 81°F.
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