Looking for somewhere to celebrate the Fourth of July? There are many events across the Valley that offer food, fun and fireworks. Check out our list of the best 2013 4th of July celebrations in Phoenix.
July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival
Kiwanis Club of Tempe 62nd Annual Fireworks Spectacular will present one of the best fireworks show in the Valley shot from Mill Avenue Bridge. The spectacular family night Fireworks Show will be choreographed to patriotic and classical music. The event will feature live entertainment by local DJs and bands, a splash playground, family fun fest, food vendors and more. General admission tickets start at $5 per person.
Freedom Wireless Fabulous Phoenix Fourth
This free, family event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. at Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix and features three stages of live local entertainment, free inflatable rides and activities in our Kids Zone, Classic Car exhibit, a “Hurricane Mister” area where participants can cool off, and a spectacular Patriotic Program. The fireworks display begins at 9:30 p.m. Visitors also can purchase food from more than 50 food and beverage vendors, and enjoy free community information booths and displays.
Fourth of July at W Scottsdale
Celebrate Fourth of July at W Scottsdale with festivities that include a fireworks spectacular and music featuring five DJ performances. Guests can swim, dance and celebrate throughout the day and into the night as DJs from the Skam Artist roster provide live music. A fireworks display will light the sky starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15.
Fourth of July Firework Fest at Westgate
The sky will light up over Westgate Entertainment District this Fourth of July during Firework Fest on Thursday, July 4 from 5pm – 9:30pm, during the West Valley’s largest fireworks show and festival. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and relax at Westgate’s Fountain Park. While kids play and cool off at the Splash Pad, families can enjoy face painting and live music featuring classic American Rock & Roll tunes, along with a historic military vehicle display featuring a vintage helicopter and more. Picnic in the park with grab-and-go box dinner deals from participating Westgate restaurants before and during the 25-minute fireworks show at 9pm. Or, pull up and park in any Westgate parking lot to catch the fireworks and enjoy grab & go dinners “drive-in style.” Then, stick around after the fireworks show for a fun and festive All-American Pub Crawl with amazing drink specials for guests 21 and older. Military members can show their ID to receive exclusive VIP savings during the event.
Independence Day at Maya Day and Nightclub
DJ Fatboy Slim will perform for the first time in Arizona on July 4, 2013, at Maya Day and Nightclub in Scottsdale. Norman Cook, better known as Fatboy Slim, is widely considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the 90’s. He is not only a Grammy award winning producer, rapper and DJ, but also a pioneer of the “big beat” genre. Doors open at 11 a.m. The event is 21 years and older.