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These Fireworks Displays In Arizona Will Drop Your Jaw

It’s that time of year again where grilling, pool time, and ice cold drinks go hand in hand with some striking fireworks. If you’re already getting geared up for some Fourth of July celebrations, then you’re in luck. We’ve developed a long list of the Independence Day fireworks displays around the state along with a few BIG events that should be even more spectacular than the ones we saw in 2015. Check it out:

Here’s a look at other events going on from Friday leading up to Independence Day.

JULY 1

Red, White, and Boom (Ahwatukee Foothills, 5-10pm)
Features live entertainment, food, drinks, games, and fireworks at 9 p.m.! Admission is $5 per person, kids 5 and under are free.
Address: Pecos Park, 17010 S 48th St

Light Up The Sky (Phoenix, 6:30-9:30pm)
Features games, food, drinks, and fireworks at 9:10 p.m. Free admission.
Address: Maryvale Baseball Park, 3600 N 51st Ave

July 2

Scottsdale Independence Day Celebration (Scottsdale, 3-9:30pm)
Features air-conditioned fun with family-friendly activities, music, food, and drinks. Fireworks go off at 9 p.m. General admission is $12 in advance, kids 5 and under are free.
Address: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd

July 3

Free Fireworks Extravaganza (Tucson, 7pm)
Music, food, and fireworks at 8:30pm. What more could you ask for? Admission is free!
Address: Casino Del Sol Resort, 5655 W Valencia Rd

Independence Day Celebration (Anthem, 6-10pm)
This event features rides, food, and fireworks after the sun sets. Admission is free and ride wristbands are $15.
Address: Anthem Community Park, 41703 N Gavilan Peak Pkwy

Westgate Firework Fest (Glendale, 5-9:30pm)
Features live music, food, a beer garden, and fireworks at 9 p.m. Free admission.
Address: Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 N Sunset Blvd

July 4

4th of July in Bisbee (Bisbee, all day)
Events include a parade at 10am, hardrock drilling and mucking at the Brewery Gulch parking lot, and a fireworks display in the evening.

4th of July Fireworks (Casa Grande, 7pm)
Features fun family activities, like relay races, plus music, food, drinks, and fireworks at 9pm. Admission is free.
Address: Paul Mason Sportsplex, 2525 N Pinal Ave

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular (Chandler, 4-10:30pm)
You’ll find lots of activities at this community event, including music, laser tag, and a chance for the kids to meet dinosaurs. Parking is $5 per vehicle.
Address: Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S McQueen Rd

Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade (Flagstaff, 9-11am)
Enjoy a parade in the pines with this large-scale parade through downtown Flagstaff.

A Flag Fourth (Flagstaff, 2pm)
This concert features the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra playing patriotic music outdoors. Admission is free.
Address: Pepsi Amphitheatre at Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop

Fireworks All Month Long (Flagstaff, 10pm)
Experience a month-long fireworks display on Independence Day and each Friday for the rest of the month! Admission is free and the event is open to all ages.
Address: Twin Arrows Casino Resort, 22181 Resort Blvd

John Michael Montgomery Concert (Fort McDowell, 6pm)
Celebrate Independence Day with some wonderful country music by John Michael Montgomery, followed by fireworks. Tickets start at $15.
Address: Fort McDowell Casino, 10424 N Fort McDowell Rd

Fourth at the Fountain (Fountain Hills, 6-10pm)
Enjoy family-friendly music and games until the fireworks start up at 9pm just over the lake. This is a free event!
Address: Fountain Park, 12925 N Saguaro Blvd

Star Spangled 4th (Goodyear, 6-10pm)
This event features live music, kid-friendly activities, food, and fireworks. Admission is free.
Address: Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S Ballpark Way

4th of July Splash Bash (Litchfield Park, 10am-5pm)
This large pool party is perfect for a hot summer day! Enjoy water games, music, and food. Admission is $2.
Address: Litchfield Park Recreation Center, 100 Old Litchfield Rd

Marana Star Spangled Spectacular (Marana, 5-9:30pm)
Enjoy an evening of family fun with activities, food, and fireworks at 9pm. Admission is free.
Address: Crossroads at Silverbell Park, 7548 N Silverbell Rd

Arizona Celebration of Freedom (Mesa, 6-10pm)
This family-friendly event features games, food, and live entertainment. Admission is free!
Address: Mesa Convention Center, 263 N Center St

Hometown 4th of July Celebration (Payson, all day)
This all-day celebration starts at 8am with a flag raising ceremony and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Afterwards, enjoy games, food, live music, and fireworks at 9pm. Admission is free.
Address: Green Valley Park, 1000 W Country Club Dr

4th of July All-American Festival (Peoria, 5-10pm)
Features fun water activities, food eating contests, live entertainment, and fireworks at 9:15pm. Admission is $10, kids 12 and under are free.
Address: Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N 83rd Ave

4th of July Fireworks Celebration (Prescott, 12pm)
Enjoy a day of celebration with rides (including a mechanical bull!), music, food trucks, and drinks. Admission is $5, ride wristbands are $10.
Address: Mile High Middle School, 300 S Granite St

4th of July Wet Fest (Sedona, 1-4pm)
Not into booming fireworks? You might want to try this free pool party which has live music and a hot dog eating contest!
Address: Sedona Community Pool, 570 Posse Ground Rd

4th of July Parade & Freedomfest (Show Low, all day)
Start the day with a hometown parade through Deuce of Clubs at 9am, then on to family activities, food, and live music at 3pm. Finish the night with a wonderful fireworks display at 9pm.
Address: Show Low High School Football Field, 500 W Old Linden Rd

July 4th Celebration (Sierra Vista, all day)
Wowee, this event starts at 7am and doesn’t end until the fireworks do at 9pm. Enjoy activities like a pets promenade, military displays, live music, and a chili taste-off!
Address: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E Fry Blvd

4th of July Celebration (Surprise, 4:30pm)
Enjoy an all-American baseball game at 5:30pm then fireworks at 8:30pm. Admission is free with a canned food donation.
Address: Surprise Stadium, 15930 N Bullard Ave

Old-Fashioned July 4th in Tubac (Tubac, 10am-12pm)
Looking for a taste of the good ol’ days in your July 4th celebrations? Check out this event in Tubac which features some old school games, hot dogs, lemonade, and even a visit from the local fire department. Admission is free.
Address: Tubac Presidio State Historical Park, 1 Burruel St

July 4th At Tubac Golf Resort (Tubac, 4pm)
Features family-friendly activities, food, and fireworks at 8:45pm. Parking is $10 per vehicle.
Address: Tubac Golf Resort, 65 Avenida de Otero

Let Freedom Sing Concert (Tucson, 3pm)
Enjoy a concert of patriotic songs by the Arts Express Choir. General seating is a suggested donation of $10 per person.
Address: U of A Centennial Hall, 1020 E University Blvd

Small Town 4th of July Parade (Williams, 10-11am)
Think Independence Day isn’t complete without a small town parade? Check out this one in Williams which runs along Route 66.

4th of July All-American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular (Yuma, 4-11pm)
Features family-oriented entertainment, kid splash zones, barbeque, and fireworks towards the end of the night. Admission is free!
Address: Desert Sun Stadium, 1280 Desert Sun Dr

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. In addition to writing, she also enjoys taking photos, running, and weaving. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats.