Their are dozens of ways to celebrate Independence Day around Arizona. Here are a few of them.
Tempe Town Lake Festival (Tempe)
The event includes live music, an inflatable Kid's Ride village, vendors, water fun, family games and Fireworks. Admission is $8 at the gate or two for $15 and kids under 12 are free. The event will be held at Tempe Beach Park from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Fabulous Phoenix 4th (Phoenix)
The event will feature three stages of local entertainment, free inflatable rides, a Kids Zone, a "Hurricane Beach Area", a fly-over, food, beverages and Fireworks. The event will be held at Steele Indian School Park from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (Chandler)
The event includes live music, a free kids carnival, a bike parade, fireworks and food and beverage vendors. Admission is free. The event will be held at Tumbleweed Park from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The fireworks show will begin at 9:30 p.m.
30th Annual 4th of July Celebration (Surprise)
The event includes a free Rookie League Baseball game and Fireworks. The event will be held at Surprise Stadium. The gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the game starts at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks will follow the game at approximately 8:30 p.m.
4th of July Bash 2012 (Casa Grande)
The event starts at the Palm Island Family Aquatics parks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. with activities including open swim, activities and for the entire family. It costs $1 for adults and 50 cents for children under 17.
The event continues at Paul Mason Sportsplex from 7 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m. and includes relay races, bouncers, music, games, food and Fireworks.
Star Spangled 4th (Goodyear)
The event includes activities for kids, a flyover, live music, a hot dot and pie eating contest and Fireworks. Admission is free. The event will be held at Goodyear Ballpark from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
4th of July All American Festival (Peoria)
See live music and entertainment, a kids zone, a water zone, a fly-over, a hot dog eating contest, and Fireworks. Admission is $5 for adults and free for kids under 12. The event will be held at the Peoria Sports Complex from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Independence Day Celebration (Litchfield Park)
Join water games, a DJ, hot dogs, shaved ice and watermelon. Admission is $2 or a Recreation Center pass. The event will be held at Litchfield Park Recreation Center Swimming Pool from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fourth at the Fountain (Fountain Hills)
The event will include a hot dog eating contest, bounce house, fun slide, rock climbing wall, dunk tank, music, nighttime parachute drop, beer, food, drink and merchandise. Admission is $5 for adults and free for kids under 12. The event will be held at Fountain Park from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
4th of July Sedona Laser Light Show and Concert (Sedona)
See a laser light show, concert and Red Rock BBQ food. Admission is free. The event will be held at Posse Grounds Park from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
4th of July Celebration (Payson)
The event includes bouncy houses, games, prizes, food, music and Fireworks. Admission is free. The event will be held at Green Valley Park from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Show (Prescott)
The event include an all day carnival, free craft tents for kids, contests, games, giveaways, water slides, bungee jumping, climbing walls, pony rides, rides and Fireworks. Admission is free. The event will be held at Pioneer Park from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Fantastic Family Fourth of July (Cottonwood)
The event includes food, a watermelon eating contest and Fireworks. Admission is free. The event will be held at Cottonwood Kid's Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Let Freedom Sing Concert (Tucson)
The event includes a patriotic concert. Admission is Free. The event will be held at Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona starting at 3 p.m.
July 4th Celebration (Benson)
The event includes a water fight, entertainment and Fireworks. The event will held at Lions Park beginning at 10:30 a.m. and culminating with Fireworks at 10:30 p.m.
July 4th Celebration (Sierra Vista)
The event will start with a pet promenade at 7:30 a.m. and will be followed by live music, food and an evening Fireworks display. Admission is free. The event will be held all day at Veteran's Memorial Park with the Fireworks display around 8 p.m.
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