Whether you are looking for festive pool parties, fireworks or family-friendly activities, we have you covered with our list of the best Fourth of July celebrations in Arizona.
All-American Weekend at LUSTRE Rooftop Bar
Perched on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is celebrating America’s Independence with a long weekend of fun on tap including Tito’s Handmade Vodka specials and tastings, an outdoor barbecue, live music and giant pool toys for party-goers. The pool opens at 11am and is open to the public. Enjoy live music by guest DJ’s spinning on the rooftop and Tito’s Handmade Vodka specials. There is no cover.
July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival
The event features live music, a beer garden, food court, a “Family Fun Fest” and Kiwanis Club of Tempe 65th Annual Fireworks Spectacular shot from Mill Avenue Bridge. The fireworks spectacular will be launched from the Mill Avenue Bridge and choreographed to music for all tastes and interests including patriotic, pop, country, and more. General admission tickets are $5, VIP Garden tickets are $30 for children, $60 for adults.
W Scottsdale and Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) announce Posso will perform on W Scottsdale’s rooftop WET Pool Deck as part of the luxury hotel’s Independence Day festivities on Sunday, July 2. Pool opens at 12 p.m. Independence Day festivities also include a firework show on the WET Deck on Tuesday, July 4, with the Deux Twins performing. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. On Saturday, July 1, resident DJs, DJ Circle, DJ Complex and Knick Knack will perform live from the WET deck. Pool opens at 12 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person.
4th of July Freedom Fest
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is hosting its 7th annual 4th of July Freedom Fest, featuring a vintage air show, three tribute band concerts, five nights of fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefitting military families, June 30-July 4, 2017. While celebrating America’s birthday, the Princess is also celebrating its 30th birthday with the Summer Splash Birthday Bash every summer weekend through Labor Day.
Maya Day & Nightclub
Maya Day & Nightclub in Old Town Scottsdale will celebrate the holiday weekend with a lineup of popular DJs performing. Grammy nominated German DJ and producer Robin Schulz will perform Friday night, June 30th, doors opening at 10pm. American DJ and producer, Morgan Page will perform at the day club Sunday, July 2nd, doors opening at noon. On Fourth of July, chart-topping Borgeous will perform at the day club, doors opening at noon. Tickets start at $10.
Fabulous Phoenix 4th
The 32nd annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th will take place at Steele Indian School Park Tuesday, July 4, 6 to 10 p.m. and will feature one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southwest starting at 9:30pm. The free and non-alcoholic family event annually attracts 100,000-plus participants. Included in this year’s event will be two stages featuring international recording artists, a variety of vendors offering festival-style food and beverage, arts and crafts, interactive exhibits and a classic car display. Youth activities, rides and inflatables, and a water spray zone will be part of Kids’ World.
Westgate Firework Fest
Celebrate Independence Day at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale with music on two stages, family entertainment, dinner deals, an open-air beer garden and a spectacular fireworks show on Tuesday, July 4 at the West Valley’s largest Fourth of July festival, Westgate Firework Fest. This event is completely FREE admission (FREE parking too). Highlights include grab-and-go dining deals from more than 20 restaurants, open-air beer garden, fun activities for all ages including face painting, balloon twisting, nonstop entertainment, DJ, dancing, games, prizes and a classically restored fire truck to explore. The fireworks show will be at 9pm.
Red, White & Rawhide Fireworks Spectacular
The annual Red, White & Rawhide Fireworks Spectacular at Rawhide Western Town and Event Center in Chandler will take place on Saturday, July 1, 4:00pm – close. Advance Tickets are $20 (plus tax & service fee) or $25 at the door. Kids 5 and under are free. Parking fee is $10.00. Ticket price includes admission into Rawhide, live performances on stage, live action stunt shows, huge fireworks spectacular and unlimited Rawhide attractions and rides.
4th of Zooly
There will be plenty of family fun for everyone at the Phoenix Zoo for Zooly on Tuesday, July 4, 7-10pm. They will be serving up a classic summer BBQ, free carousel rides, music and entertainment, inflatable bounce house and slide available for the kids during dinner and a viewing of the Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular show. Adults (13+) are $45, children (3 – 12) are $35 and children 2 and under FREE (reservation still required).
Harold’s Cave Creek Corral Firework Show
Harold’s Corral in Cave Creek will host their annual July 3rd Fireworks event on Monday, July 3rd, doors opening at 5pm and fireworks starting at dark. The event will feature live music, outside BBQ, face painting, shaved ice, mobile game truck and more. Admission is free. Food and activities are not included in admission. There is free open seating, first come, first serve. Reserved seating is $15 for 2 seats, $20 for 4 seats and $35 for 10 seats.