Photo courtesy Schnepf Farms.
AROUND THE VALLEY
4th of July Celebration (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 8:30 pm; event runs 6-8:30 pm. Free; fee for some activities. Live entertainment, events, swimming (Superstition Shadows Aquatics Center) and fireworks. AJHS Track and Field, 2525 S. Ironwood Dr., Apache Junction. 480-983-2181 or apachejunctionaz.gov.
All-American Festival (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9:15 pm; event runs 5-10 pm. Free general admission. Live entertainment, sensory room available, cornhole tournament, concessions and fireworks. Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria. 623-773-7133 or peoriasportscomplex.com.
Arizona Celebration of Freedom (Sat. July 3). Drive-in fireworks spectacular starting at 9 pm. Fiesta Mall, 1425 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. arizonacelebrationoffreedom.com.
Celebrate America (Sat. July 3). Fireworks at 9 pm; event runs 5-10:30 pm. $20 per vehicle general admission. Kids activities, water slides, inflatables, live music and fireworks. Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant, Pleasant Harbor Boulevard & Lake Pleasant Road, Peoria. visitphoenix.com.
Fireworks for the 4th (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm. Deals on drinks and dining, face painting, balloon twisting, an iconic chalk walk, photo ops & live music throughout the district. Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. westgateaz.com.
Fourth at the Fountain (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm; event runs 7-9:30 pm. Free. Music, food vendors and fireworks. Bring chairs and blankets. Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills. experiencefountainhills.org.
Gilbert’s July 4th Celebration (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 8:45 pm; event runs 5:30-9:15 pm. Free. Music, food trucks and fireworks. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. Gilbert Regional Park, 3005 E. Queen Creek Road, Gilbert. gilbertaz.gov.
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm; parking area opens at 7 pm. $5 parking. Food trucks and drive-in fireworks show. Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Road, Chandler. chandleraz.gov.
Scottsdale’s 4th of July Celebration (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm; event runs 5-9:30 pm. VIP admission: $36 adults, $18 ages 3-12, ages 2 & under free; $21-$36/per car for firework viewing only. BBQ, music, snow slide, fireworks and more. WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. scottsdale4th.com.
Star-Spangled 4th (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm; gates open at 6 pm. Free. Celebrate Independence Day at the ballpark! The event includes live music, inflatable water slides, bounce houses, and fireworks spectacular. Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear. goodyearbp.com.
Your Hometown 4th of July (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 8:30 pm; event runs 4-9 pm. $25/per carload general admission. Live entertainment, foam pit, marketplace, food trucks and fireworks. Schnepf Farms, 24610 S. Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek. 480-987-3100 or schnepffarms.com.
TUCSON AND SURROUNDING AREA
Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks Event (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 8:05 pm; event runs 9 am-10:30 pm. Free. Live entertainment, parade, military displays, vendors, music and fireworks. Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista. sierravistaaz.gov.
Fireworks on “A” Mountain (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9:15 pm; refreshments available between 7-9 pm. Enjoy fireworks from the Tucson Convention Center’s parking lot B with food and beverages available for purchase. 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson. 520-791-4101 or visittucson.org.
July 4th Fireworks Show (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm. Free. Due to ongoing health and safety precautions, there will not be an in-person event this year, but there will be a spectacular fireworks show for the community to enjoy. Fireworks will be launched from Naranja Park, 810 W. Naranja Dr., Oro Valley. orovalleyaz.gov.
Red, White & Boom (Sat. July 3). Fireworks at 8:30 pm; event runs 6-9 pm. Music, food trucks, kids activities and fireworks. Sahuarita Lake Park,15466 S. Rancho Sahuarita Blvd., Sahuarita. sahuaritaaz.gov.
Star Spangled Spectacular (Sun. July 4). Fireworks at 9 pm; event runs 5-9:30 pm. Free. Music, splash pad, food trucks and fireworks. Crossroads at Silverbell District Park, 7548 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson. maranaaz.gov.
Stroll and Roll Light Parade (Sat. July 3). 3-7 pm. Bring your bicycle, tricycle, scooter, or stroller, and as many red, white, and blue decorations as you can, and decorate your ride to impress the parade judges. Enjoy games, music and prizes. Lyman Lake State Park, 1 US-180, St Johns. azstateparks.com.
Tombstone 4th of July (Thurs. July 4). Fireworks at dusk (Medigovich Field); parade at 11 am. Free. car show, pin-up contest, food and fireworks at dusk at Medigovich Field, Mountain View Road North Of Hwy 80, Tombstone. tombstonechamber.com.