Local 4th of July Events

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What better way to celebrate our Nation's independence than by celebrating at an independent business? This 4th of July check out where your fireworks will be and celebrate at any of these spectacular events below hosted by local businesses across the Valley.

Select your region to see the events in your area:

Northern AZPhoenix AreaTucson & Southern AZ

Fireworks Here are collection of parks throughout the state that have scheduled firework shows if weather allows:

Green Valley Park, Payson
Tumbleweed Park, Chandler
Downtown Mesa, Mesa
Tempe Town Lake Park, Tempe
Main Street, Alpine
Heritage Park, Florance
Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix
"A" Mountain, Tucson
City Park, Benson
Thompson Bay, Lake Havasu City
Pioneer Park, Prescott
Presidio State Historic Park, Tubac
Youngker High School, Buckeye
Silverbell Park, Marana
Red Rock High School, Sedona (laser light show)
Butterfield Park, Wellton

Be sure to check out your city's website for more information and possibly other firework locations!


Southern AZ

IndieWeek2015-Logo-SquareDon't miss out! National Independents Week, a statewide celebration of the local and independent businesses, is wrapped around July 4th this year so be sure to check out all the local happenings, 20% off deals, and fun going on for Indie Week 2015!


MSA-002-FourthSocialMedia-01Lights in the Sky on Fourth of July at The Mercado Join Local First AZ at The Mercado for the perfect location to enjoy 4th of July fireworks on "A" Mountain.  The lot West of the Mercado will have $5 parking and 15 Food trucks.  Inside the courtyard Cochise County All Stars will be playing from 6-9 and then DJ 9-midnight. More information here.


14455614251_3b93719bfb_z1-150x150Independents Week Passport Pick up your free Passport to Local Success at any of the 20 stops, or download here on June 27th and tour 20 of Southern Arizona’s favorite Indies. Get at least 5 stamps from passport businesses just for stopping by and be entered to win lots of great prizes including gift certificates for local restaurants, breweries and the a VIP Summer Staycation package. Completed passports can be dropped back off at any of the 20 passport stops, mailed in or turned in at the Local First AZ table at the Lights in the Sky event on July 4th at Mercado San Agustin. Complete information here.


csn2015_headerArizona-Sonora Desert Museum As the sun sets and the moon rises, take a leisurely stroll around the grounds of the Desert Museum in Tucson. Enjoy live musical performances in three unique venues, including one especially for children! More information here.


11046695_1429226200705737_2806444274651244989_nSleepover at The Downtown Clifton Join The Downtown Clifton in Tucson for a 4th of July sleep over, like a camp out, but inside the coolest hotel in downtown Tucson. You don't even have to build a camp fire. They'll supply the beer and food trucks and "A" Mountain will supply the fireworks. More information here.


imagesSpecial Screenings at The Loft Cinema Join The Loft Cinema for some iconic American film masterpieces. Catch The Spirt of St. Louis (noon), Jurassic Park (3pm), or Rocky IV (6pm). Or watch all three in a patriotic, dinosaur filled evening of entertainment. More information here.


Hacienda Del SolRed, White, & Brew Celebrate America's independence on July 4th at the Hacienda! Enjoy live entertainment by the Rillito River Band, grilling on the patio, delicious buffet and craft beer tasting. This annual event kicks off at 4pm and ends at 7pm. Just $45.00 per person. More information here.


childrens museum tucsonKidpendence Day, Tucson Celebrate America’s birthday with Children’s Museum Tucson for a special Kidpendence Day! Families will have the opportunity to decorate patriotic hats, participate in a geyser competition, paint fireworks, and more. More information here.


Tucson Botanical GardensFour, Four, Four Join the Tuscon Botanical Garden for $4 admission and a family-style BBQ!  They'll be serving two meal options: a hotdog, chips and drink for $4 or a hamburger, side and drink for $8.  Celebrate Independence Day outdoors with good family and friends! More information here.


fireworksFireworks Extravaganza Grab a FREE seat at AVA Amphitheater to celebrate their 21st Birthday Fireworks Extravaganza starting at 8:30pm on July 4th in Tucson! More information here.


 

Phoenix Area

IndieWeek2015-Logo-SquareDon't miss out! National Independents Week, a statewide celebration of the local and independent businesses, is wrapped around July 4th this year so be sure to check out all the local happenings, 20% off deals, and fun going on for Indie Week 2015!


 pub_crawl_bannerScottsdale Independents Week Pub Crawl Mark your calendars and strap on your walking shoes Friday, July 3rd because Local First Arizona is taking you out for the 3rd Annual Independents Week Pub Crawl! We’ll be trekking around Old Town Scottsdale to five local bars and restaurants enjoying a $4 libations along the way. Let’s support our local businesses this summer and enjoy some great tasting beers and cocktails while we do it!


bookmans logoBookman's Independence Day Extravaganza Celebrate Independence Day on the 3rd of July at Bookmans Phoenix! Stop in and cool off with 4th of July activities. Create cute crafts with our friends from Fairy Doors & Dinosaurs and enjoy a good time all around! More information here.


 

qc olive millQueen Creek Olive Mill Pizza Party Visit Queen Creek Olive Mill, open from 8am- 9:30pm with happy hour from 4 - 7pm and live music by the Elixers Blues Band from 6-9pm. The Fourth of July Pizza Party is from 4-9pm featuring 2 Santa Maria Pizzas and 2 Pints of Four Peaks Beer for $20 (or 2 glasses of house wine). The outdoor bar and grill will be opened serving burgers, chicken sandwich, sausage sandwiches, and more! More information here.


pueblo grande$4 for the Fourth! Join Pueblo Grande Museum in celebrating Independence Day with $4 for the Fourth admission promotion!  For the Fourth of July holiday week, June 30 to July 4, Pueblo Grande Museum is offering a discounted museum admission rate of $4 to all adults and seniors! Bring the whole family out for a fun and affordable uniquely Arizona experience. More information here.


Northern AZ

IndieWeek2015-Logo-SquareDon't miss out! National Independents Week, a statewide celebration of the local and independent businesses, is wrapped around July 4th this year so be sure to check out all the local happenings, 20% off deals, and fun going on for Indie Week 2015!


unnamedJuly 4th Tour and Picnic at the Farm Join Ranch at Fossil Creek and Fossil Creek Creamy in Strawberry during this long weekend for a Farm tour and Picnic lunch. Elk brats and goat cheese with delicious salads will be served. $10 tour and $10 lunch per person. Goats will also be available to be pet. Reservations required 928-476-5178. More information here.