4th of July Celebrations in and Around the East Valley


Plan your Independence day with this list of 4th of July Celebrations in and Around the East Valley | East Valley Moms Blog

Do you know what your doing for Independence Day? We have a complete list of 2019 Arizona 4th of July Celebrations to get your plans set! Check out this list of what’s happening around the East Valley, Scottsdale & beyond and get your Independence Day set!

2020 Hometown Fireworks: AJHS Stadium | 2525 S Ironwood Dr, 85120

  • Saturday, July 4th 6:00 – 10:00 pm
  • Volleyball Tournement @ Superstion Shadows Aquatic Center – Registration begins at 7:15 am (limited to 8 teams, 10 players per team)
  • Public Swim 10am-2pm (daily admission rates do apply)
  • Water games, races, an an obsticle course free with admission
  • Live entertainment 6:30-8:30PM
  • Free Watermelon 6PM
  • Kid Zone 6-8:30PM
  • Inflatable/Water games, bean bag toss, a Bicycle, Wagon & Tricycle Float Contest (judging at 6:30 pm)
  • Game Booths 6-8:30PM
  • Fireworks 8:30PM

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Tumbleweed Park| 2250 S. McQueen Road, 85286 

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • Parking lots open at 7:30 pm
  • Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
  • On-site parking is assigned and free.
  • More details to come!

Plan your Independence day with this list of 4th of July Celebrations in and Around the East Valley | Fountain Hills, AZ

Fourth at the Fountain: Cancelled due to covid-19

Gilbert Centenial 4th of July Celebration: Crossroads Park | 2155 E Knox Rd, Gilbert, Arizona 85296

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • Drive in style only, no lawn chairs available. Pedestrian and cycle traffic is not permitted. 
  • Free to attend and open to all ages
  • Food trucks will be available, but attendees can also bring their own food
  • Parking opens at 6:30 pm
  • Fireworks scheduled to begin around 8:30 pm

Arizona Celebration of Freedom Drive-In Fireworks Show:  Fiesta Mall | 1425 W. Southern Ave.

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 9:00-9:30 pm
  • Free admission

4th of July Celebration: WestWorld of Scottsdale | 16601 N. Pima Rd.,  85260 

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 6:00pm- 9:30pm
  • Gates open at 6:00 pm
  • Parade of hereos at 7:30 pm
  • FIREWORKS at 9pm

July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival: Suspended due to covid-19 


4th of Zoo-lyPhoenix Zoo | 455 North Galvin Parkway 85008 Cacnelled due to covid-19


YOUR HOMETOWN 4th of July:  Schnepf Farms | 24810 South Rittenhouse Road,  85242

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • Gates open and Parking starts at 4:00 PM
  • Tailgate Party style 
  • General admission is $25 per carload; VIP admission $65 per guest (Get tickets HERE)
  • Live music, a National Flag Service, craft vendors, food trucks, and a beer & wine bar!
  • Fireworks approx. 8:30 p.m. 

If you have been thinking of getting away for Independence Day, here is a list of events happening in a few of the surrounding small towns. A couple hours drive to enjoy cooler temps and small town charm. Not into fireworks? Great! There are plenty of parades and fun events during the day! 
Plan your Independence day with this list of 4th of July Celebrations in and Around the East Valley | Out of Town
Heber-Overgaard: July 3rd-4th Tall Timbers Park | Heber-Overgaard

  • Friday, July 3rd ($5 parking per car)
    • Live Music 1pm- 10pm
    • Vendors 1pm- 6pm
    • Beer Garden 1pm – 8:30pm
  • Saturday, July 4th
    • Highway 260 closes at 8:30 am
    • Parade to begin at 9 am and end at Tall Timbers Park
      • Live music, vendors, and beer garden 10 am – 6 pm 
  • Fireworks at Mogollon High School
    • Parking $15 starts at 4 pm 
    • Fireworks start at 9 pm

Showlow:  4th of July Parade & Freedomfest – Cancelled due to covid-19

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • The fireworks will be lit from their normal location north of Show Low High School and will be visible all around town. There will be no ground display of fireworks or pre-fireworks attractions, such as bands, kids’ zone, or vendors at the high school this year. 
  • 9 PM Fireworks
  • Please use your best judgement when deciding on a location to watch the fireworks.
Snowflake/Taylor:  Taylor Fourth of July Celebration & 66th Annual Night Rodeo 
  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 5 AM firing of the anvil
  • TBD fun run 10k & 2 mile
  • 7 AM Pancake breakfast at the Pavilion – FREE
  • 11 AM – 9 PM Food Vendors
  • 7:00 PM Rodeo: Kids 7 & under are FREE
  • 9:00 PM  Fireworks
  • 9:30 PM at the pavilion FREE
Payson: 4th of July Hometown Celebration | Green Way Valley Park 
  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 8 AM Patriotic Ceremony
  • 9:00 PM Fireworks display at Green Valley Park
Prescott:4th of July Celebration | Watson Lake 
  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 3pm-9:30pm
  • 108th US Army Band | Food Vendors | Beer Garden FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE AT PIONEER PARK
  • 9:00 p.m. Fireworks
  • No coolers, no canopies, no outside liquids, no outside food, no animals. Blankets encouraged. Water bottle sealed and not opened are permitted.

Sedona: 4th of July Wet Fest | Sedona Community Pool

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 12:00 – 4:00 PM
  • FREE event (food not included)
  • Vendors and water games

Safford: 4th of July Parade | Main Street

  • Saturday, July 4th
  • 10 am – 12 noon 



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