LIST: Phoenix metro area July 4th events and fireworks

Looking for places to see the fireworks in the Valley to celebrate the 4th of July? Here's a list of some of the places holding some dazzling Independence Day celebrations:

Note: The City of Phoenix and Tempe have cancelled their annual fireworks shows at Steele Indian School Park and Tempe Town Lake due to COVID-19.

Anthem's Independence Day Celebration

  • July 3, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Fireworks launch only with final approval of the fire department
  • Community Park - 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy.
  • Includes rides, water slides, activities, and festival food
  • https://www.onlineatanthem.com

Apache Junction's 2021 Hometown Fireworks Celebration

  • July 4, 6 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 8:30 p.m.
  • Apache Junction High School football field
  • Includes a volleyball tournament, food and drinks and a mini-float contest
  • Parking is limited and there will be traffic restrictions; plan for 20-30 minute delays
  • Parking map
  • https://www.apachejunctionaz.gov/700/4th-of-July

Avondale's Light Up the Sky 4th of July Celebration

Buckeye's Independence Day Celebration

Casa Grande's July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

  • July 4, gates open at 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • Paul Mason Sports Complex - 2525 N. Pinal Ave.
  • Free admission
  • https://casagrandeaz.gov

Chandler's July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

  • July 4, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • Tumbleweed Park - 2250 S. McQueen Rd.
  • Drive-in fireworks show; light snacks and non-alcoholic drinks will be offered
  • $5 parking passes are required for entry into the event
  • https://www.chandleraz.gov

Flagstaff's 4th of July

  • Parade: July 3, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Starting at Elm & Beaver, the parade will head south on Beaver, turn left on Aspen to San Francisco and north on San Francisco back to Elm.
  • "Current stages 3 and 4 fire restrictions have necessitated the cancellation of 4th of July Fireworks."
  • https://www.flagstaffarizona.org

Florence's 4th of July Freedom Fest

Fountain Hills' Fourth at the Fountain

  • Fountain Park - 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd.
  • July 4, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • Live music, food vendors offering Italian ice, frozen lemonade and more
  • https://www.experiencefountainhills.org

Gilbert's 4th of July Celebration

  • Gilbert Regional Park
  • July 4, 5:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 8:45 p.m.
  • Food trucks and live entertainment offered
  • https://www.gilbertaz.gov

Glendale's Fireworks for the 4th

Goodyear's Star Spangled Fourth

  • Goodyear Ballpark
  • July 4, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • Activities include bounce houses and a zip line, along with live music
  • https://www.goodyearaz.gov

Litchfield Park's Red, White & Boom at the Wigwam

City of Maricopa's 2021 Great American 4th

  • July 4, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Copper Sky Regional Park - 4435 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • https://ww.ga4th.com

Mesa's Arizona Celebration of Freedom 2021

City of Peoria's All-American Festival

  • July 4, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
  • Peoria Sports Complex - 16101 N 83rd Ave.
  • Offers live entertainment, food and beer, and a cornhole tournament
  • https://www.peoriaaz.gov

Celebrate America 2021 at Lake Pleasant

  • July 3, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • Pleasant Harbor - 8708 W. Harbor Blvd., Peoria
  • Features waterslides, bounce houses, food trucks and more
  • https://pleasantharbor.com

City of Prescott 4th of July Fireworks

Prescott Valley's Red, White & Boom!

Scottsdale's 8th Annual 4th of July Celebration 

  • July 4, 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
  • WestWorld of Scottsdale - 16601 N. Pima Rd.
  • Features a VIP backyard barbecue, vendors, live music
  • https://www.scottsdale4th.com

Surprise's 38th Annual 4th of July Celebration

  • July 4, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 8:40 p.m.
  • Mark Coronado Park - 15850 N. Bullard Ave.
  • Live music and food trucks will be available. Admission is free with a canned food donation.
  • https://www.surpriseaz.gov

Williams July 4th events

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