Fourth of July Celebrations in Phoenix 2012

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Looking for somewhere to celebrate the Fourth of July this year? There are many events across the Valley that offer food, fun and fireworks. Check out our list of best 4th of July celebrations in Phoenix.


July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival

CBS 5’s July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival produced by the Kiwanis Club of Tempe is an evening celebration that begins at 5:00 p.m. at Tempe Town Lake. The July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival includes the Kiwanis Club of Tempe 60th Annual Fireworks Spectacular fireworks show that will be shot from the Mill Avenue Bridge. There will be a main stage featuring live local entertainment. Those expected to perform are Poppy & The Usual Suspects, Grand Theft Audio, Lil’ Debbie Band and more. Tickets will be on sale through July 4th at all Fry’s food stores. Tickets are $6.00 at Fry’s and children 12 and under are free. Tickets at the gate will be $8.00 per person or $15.00 for two people. On-site ticket sales will stop when the park reaches capacity.
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Freedom Wireless Fabulous Phoenix Fourth

The city of Phoenix will hold the Freedom Wireless Fabulous Phoenix Fourth for the 25th straight year on Wednesday, July 4 from 6 to 10:00 p.m. at Steele Indian School Park. The event features three stages of live local entertainment, free inflatable rides and activities in our Kids Zone, Classic Car exhibit, a “Hurricane Beach” area where participants can cool off, and a spectacular Patriotic Program complete with an F-16 flyover. 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. For more information visit

The Wigwam’s Fourth of July Celebration

The Wigwam’s Fourth of July celebration will take place Tuesday, July 3, from 5:00-9:30 p.m. at The Wigwam Golf Club in Litchfield Park. Enjoy live entertainment featuring the Thaddeus Rose Band from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. with a fireworks show at 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children 4-12 and children under 4 are free.
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Fourth of Zoo-ly at the Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo is hosting their annual Fourth of July celebration on Wednesday, July 4, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy a catered BBQ dinner from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Fun activities include face painting, inflatable bounce houses and up-close and personal visits with special animal guests. Gather for a VIP viewing of the Tempe Town Lakes Fireworks Show at 9 p.m. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at the BBQ dinner & during the fireworks show. Cool treats will also be available for everyone during the fireworks show. Advanced registration is required. Tickets are $40 for adults and $35 for children 3-12.
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