Celebrate July 4th in the Phoenix area: Where to see fireworks, celebrations

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 for 2023:


Independence Day Celebration

"It's Anthem's Independence Day Celebration with a fireworks display, fun rides and water slides, activities, and festival food! Families bring blankets and lawn chairs and sit back to enjoy the fun-filled event."

Apache Junction

4th of July Fireworks Celebration

"Join City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation for the annual Fourth of July celebration, on Tuesday, July 4, at Superstition Shadows Park, 1091 W. Southern Ave."

Includes free watermelon, game booths, food, water games and more.


Light Up the Sky 4th of July Celebration

"Ignite your celebration and come on out to Light Up the Sky Independence Day Celebration. VIP guests will dance along with DJ, play cornhole and devour gourmet food. The FREE general admission area can enjoy tailgate parking with their friends and family, enjoy variety of food trucks, play games in the Kid Zone, and enjoy live music before being dazzled by 25-minute spectacular fireworks show."


4th of July Patriotic Pool Party

"Bring the family and enjoy this all American holiday at the pool. This party will feature fun family games and activities, a watermelon eating contest, root beer floats and music."

Independence Day Celebration

"Pack your blanket and chairs and enjoy the tailgate style event at Buckeye’s Independence Day Celebration. Bring out your favorite yard games and friends and do not forget the water!"


All-American Bash

"Celebrate 4th of July in Downtown Chandler and enjoy live music, yard games, food vendors and more."

Instead of fireworks, there will be a 5-minute pyrotechnic show at 8:20 p.m.

  • July 4
  • 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Cold Shott & the Hurricane Horns (rhythm & blues band) will perform two 60-minute sets during the event
  • Dr. A.J. Chandler Park
  • https://www.chandleraz.gov

4th of July at SanTan Brewing Company

"Join us Tuesday, July 4th in the heart of Downtown Chandler at SanTan Brewing Company for a 4th celebration! Bring your family and friends and let SanTan Brewing Company help celebrate as we enjoy brunch from 9am-2pm!"

Fountain Hills

Fourth at the Fountain

"Put on your red, white, and blue and join friends and neighbors at Fountain Park on Tuesday, July 4th to celebrate Independence Day in Fountain Hills! The festivities will kick off at 7:00 pm with music and prizes."


4th of July Celebration

"Experience live performances, aerial entertainment, drones and a fireworks show!"


July 4th Celebration at Hurricane Harbor

"Celebrate the red, white and blue at Hurricane Harbor!  Kick off your summer with a splash with slides and water attractions for all ages. Plus, say happy birthday to America during our nightly fireworks show!"

Firework Fest at Westgate

"Salute to our country’s founding at our free patriotic celebration! Grab comfort meals from our food & entertainment escapes. Meanwhile, enjoy free face painting, balloon twisting, classically restored fire trucks with a kiddo-approved splash zone, an open-air beer garden with live music, games & more."


Star Spangled Fourth

"Join us as we celebrate Independence Day with a boom! Live music, food/drink and bounce houses all lead up to the main attraction – the mesmerizing patriotic fireworks show! Attendance, activities, and parking are free."


Guadalupe Independence Day Celebration

"The FREE event will include fireworks, water slides, watermelon and shaved ice (while supplies last)."

Litchfield Park

Splash Bash

"The Rec Center Pool will be a sea of patriotic celebration led by our fabulous lifeguards!  4th of July Splash Bash is open to the public and has become an annual community gathering for a day of family fun and renewed appreciation for our nation’s freedoms."

Fourth of July Weekend at the Wigwam

"Are you ready for a sizzling and spectacular display of fireworks? Join us as The Wigwam lights up the sky in honor of Independence Day! Our 5-minute firework show on July 3rd at 9:00pm is exclusively for our resort guests."


AT&T Fiber Arizona Celebration of Freedom

"It features live music, patriotic displays, a BMX stunt show, picnic games, and other family fun, fireworks and much more! The festival will include Revolutionary War reenactments from the local reenactment group We Make History and a Fallen Heroes Memorial honoring the Arizona fallen heroes from the war on terrorism."


Celebrate America 2023

"Join us for our annual July 3rd Fireworks Celebration right here along the shores of Lake Pleasant, located within The City of Peoria.  Festivities start at 5pm.  FREE Kid activities with inflatable waterslides and bounce houses available!  Live Concert by the ROCK LOBSTER!"

All-American Festival

"Peoria's All-American Festival takes place on Tuesday, July 4, bringing supergroup Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers and Azz Izz band to this annual Independence Day celebration. Enjoy an evening full of family-friendly entertainment, food, music, and fun! The event will span across the Peoria Sports Complex Main Stadium and into the Mariners side where a number of HUGE water slides and a variety of food and beverage vendors."

  • July 4
  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Fireworks start at 9:10 p.m., weather permitting
  • Free
  • Peoria Sports Complex
  • https://www.peoriaaz.gov

Peoria Patriotic Celebration

"Come for the fun & the food, stay for the movie & fireworks! But not just any old fireworks show, our grand finale of the night features a pet friendly 4th of July Bigscreen fireworks display like no other!"


Fabulous Phoenix 4th Fireworks Show 

"The annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th features one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southwest. This free, non-alcoholic family event attracts thousands of attendees.​"

4th of July at Chase Field

"Join us in celebrating a festive and fun 4th of July at Chase Field, as the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the New York Mets at 1:10 p.m. The day includes a Patriotic Tee giveaway for the first 15,000 fans in attendance, games, all of your barbecue favorites, and even a Pregame Hot Dog Eating Contest."

Independence Day Weekend at FOUND:RE

"This urban oasis, located in the Downtown Phoenix Art District, will be styled out in red, white, and blue to celebrate July 4th. Party poolside all day, while our DJ plays the hottest songs of the summer. Enjoy traditional BBQ food specials and specialty cocktails, alcoholic popsicles, and more. Grab your friends and chill with us this Independence Day Weekend."

Red, White & Biltmore

"Join in on the fun at the Arizona Biltmore for the long Independence Day weekend! With your room reservation, unlock access to the best chilled pool parties in the desert alongside sunset slide rides, guided bike rides and the chance to win house-made gelato."

Royal Palm Neighborhood 4th of July Parade and Celebration 

"Mark your calendars for the red, white and cool Royal PJuly 1alm Neighborhood 4th of July Parade and Celebration on Tuesday, July 4, 2023! This family-friendly event will held at Royal Palm Park from 7-9 a.m. and include a bike parade, local vendor booths, pie eating contest, fire department water spray experience and more!"

Queen Creek

Hometown 4th of July

"Celebrate our Country’s Independence Day at Schnepf Farms, a patriotic event for the entire community!"

4th of July Weekend Sangria Social

"The Mill is hosting a special 4th of July weekend Sangria Social Saturday, July 1 complete with three festive, seasonal-inspired house made sangrias! Sangria flavors will include the ‘All American’ (red) Watermelon Mint Lime, the Sparkler (white) Coconut Pineapple and the Uncle Sam (blue) Honeydew and Fig."


4th of July Celebration

"Scottsdale 4th of July unites summertime favorites: food, fireworks and fabulous fun in the 300,000 square-foot fully air-conditioned Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center at WestWorld for indoor festivities beginning at 5pm. Throughout the evening guests will enjoy live entertainment, games, activities and much more.  Scottsdale’s largest fireworks show will light up the night sky, beginning at approximately 9 pm."

Freedomfest: 4th of July at The Princess

"Join us this Independence as we celebrate America’s birthday during our 13th Annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest. Celebrate with a patriotic party only the Princess can put on!"

4th of July at Octane Raceway

"Gear up for an explosive celebration with 3 adrenaline-pumping kart races and a 1-hour game card from 6 to 10 PM for only $44! Or, dive into the ultimate freedom with 50% off axe throwing and VR experiences all day long!"

Red, White and Choo Choo

"All aboard for a mix of old-school attractions and modern family fun to celebrate Independence Day!"

Features bounce houses, a pie-eating contrast, unlimited train rides and more.

Splash & Sparklers at W Scottsdale

"Light up your Fourth of July by spending it pool side on WET Deck."

Includes a fireworks show.


Independence Day Baseball Game

"The City of Surprise is excited to offer Independence Day fireworks on Tuesday, July 4. Enjoy a free baseball game before the fireworks show! The Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals minor league teams will face off at 5 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. The stadium will remain open after the completion of the game for those who would like to watch the fireworks from the stadium seats. We will also be collecting canned food at this event."

Independence Day Celebration

"The City of Surprise is excited to offer Independence Day fireworks on Tuesday, July 4. Join us on Bullard Avenue and at the Surprise Community Park, located at 15960 N Bullard Ave. at 6:00 p.m. and we will end the night with a fireworks display at approximately 8:45 p.m. (weather permitting). Entertainment and food trucks available for purchase!"

Red, White and Pool Party

"Join us for music, food trucks, games, activities and a poolside view of the Fourth of July fireworks!"


Tempe 4th of July Celebration

"Celebrate Independence Day with live music, delicious food and a fireworks celebration at Tempe Diablo Stadium. The family fun kicks off at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. Enjoy games and activities for the whole family, live music, food, sweet treats and more presented by Kiwanis Club of Tempe in partnership with the City of Tempe."

  • July 4
  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • $10 for adults, kids 10 and under free; $100 for VIP
  • Tempe Diablo Stadium
  • https://tempe4th.com/

Sparkle and Splash Skysill Bash

"Special sparkle cocktail menu, cocktails with sparkling wine, "It’s Getting Hot Out Here" Hot Dog Menu, Live DJ Entertainment, and good vibes!."


4th of July Celebration 

"Join us for a FREE fireworks display, FREE live entertainment, FREE watermelon, and FREE water slides for children of all ages."

Other events this weekend


The Wizard of Oz

"Join Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion as they "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" "Over the Rainbow" toward the Emerald City in an attempt to get Dorothy back home to Kansas and give her companions their true hearts’ desires."


Heritage Family Day

"Stop by for free Heritage Family Days one Saturday a month at Heritage Square! Join them on the porch of the Shop the Square Museum Store for storytime and a themed craft, and then stick around for a game or two of croquet on the lawn."

Summer Splash Bash! 

"This Saturday, July 1, head over to Happy Valley Towne Center to celebrate summer, cool off and give back to the foster community at the Summer Splash Bash! Beginning at 11:00 a.m. experience the ultimate bubble foam pit, thrilling water games, non-stop music, free swag from Orangetheory Fitness, incredible prizes, and more!

Donate a brand-new backpack during the event to receive a free $5 gift card to Five Below! While supplies last."


Fish & Sips Happy Hour

"Guests 21+ can exclusively explore all OdySea Aquarium in a more intimate adult setting, stop by the bar to grab a drink, and dance!

This happy hour event features popular beer, wine, cocktails, and food for additional purchase, live music by Dominick Provenzano, yard games, and access to the entire Aquarium. Experience the rare opportunity to walk through OdySea Voyager to get close to OdySea’s charismatic sea turtles, playful sea lions, and majestic sharks, and enjoy special "encounters" with live animals on the Aquarium floor throughout the night!"