4th of July Fun Around Scottsdale

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8 Fun Independence Day Celebrations Around The Valley

Get ready to ignite your Fourth of July with our guide to the best celebrations in town! From the adult-only party vibe at the W Scottsdale pool to kid-friendly inflatables at the train park, or even the air-conditioned rodeo at WestWorld, we’ve curated eight of the hottest events to make this Independence Day unforgettable. We’ve found something fun for everyone! So grab your red, white, and blue attire, gather your loved ones, and get ready to celebrate America’s birthday in style. Let the festivities begin! 🇺🇸


Red, White, & Choo Choo

June 30th: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

All aboard for a spectacular Independence Day celebration at Red, White and Choo Choo at the train park! While the kids dive into thrilling water slides, foam cannons, and bounce houses, adults can rock out to a live performance by Rock Lobster, taking you on an unforgettable musical journey through the 80s. Food trucks will be serving mouthwatering dishes and don’t miss the festive fireworks display at 9 p.m. Celebrate Independence Day early this year at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.


Scottsdale's 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld

July 4th: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July in style at WestWorld! Enjoy indoor festivities with air conditioning, including a thrilling bull-riding rodeo with mutton busting for the kids, face painting, and mouthwatering BBQ. Don’t miss the largest fireworks display in Scottsdale history at 9 pm. Plus, join in fun games like musical chairs and cake walks on the main stage. Tickets start at $25 per person. It’s a cool patriotic party you won’t want to miss!

fourth at the fountain fountain hills community services
Photo via Fountain Hills Community Services

Fourth at the Fountain

July 4th: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Gather your friends and neighbors for Fourth at the Fountain at Fountain Park on July 4th! Starting at 7:00 pm, enjoy music, prizes, and a performance by Rock Lobster until 9:00 pm. Then, marvel at the majestic fireworks display over Fountain Lake. This community-wide event is free for all ages. Bring chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets to enjoy food vendors offering Italian ice, frozen lemonade, and various dinner options. Don’t miss this celebration of Independence Day in Fountain Hills!

W Scottsdale 4th of July
Photo via W Scottsdale

Splash & Sparklers at the W Scottsdale (21+ only)

July 4th: 6:00pm - 12:00am

Experience the ultimate adult-only bash at Splash & Sparklers on the WET Deck of the W Scottsdale hotel! Dive into an evening of lively party vibes as the sky lights up with spectacular fireworks. Tickets start at $25, and hotel guests enjoy complimentary access, while cabana upgrades offer added luxury. Plus, don’t miss out on the Red, White and Bubbly weekend swim party happening Friday through Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM, featuring beats from resident DJs and refreshing cocktails. It’s a patriotic weekend celebration at the W Scottsdale!


Tempe 4th Of July Celebration

July 4th: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Join the festivities at Tempe Beach Park for the Tempe 4th Of July Celebration! Experience an evening of family-friendly fun with live entertainment, kid’s activities, and a dazzling fireworks display. Early bird admission starts at just $5, and children 5 and under receive free general admission. The Family Fun Zone offers free inflatable rides and rock climbing walls for the kids, while the food court serves up a variety of delicious options. VIP tickets, starting at $50, include an exclusive lakeside fireworks show, catered dinner, and more. Make it a memorable 4th at Tempe Beach Park!

freedom fest at the fairmont scottsdale princess
Photo via Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Fourth of July Freedom Fest

July 3rd-6th

Celebrate in style at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort’s Fourth of July Freedom Fest, exclusively for overnight guests. Enjoy four patriotic nights of live concerts featuring top-notch performances and military parachutist jumps from the All Veterans Parachute Team. On July 4th, salute America’s heroes with a vintage air show featuring aircrafts flown by retired veterans. And, of course, don’t miss the electrifying fireworks lighting up the night sky. Experience a patriotic staycation like no other at the Princess! 

fabulous phoenix 4th
Photo via City of Phoenix

Fabulous Phoenix 4th

July 4th: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Check out the annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th celebration, featuring one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southwest! Held at Steele Indian School Park, this free, family-friendly, alcohol-free event draws thousands of attendees each year. Admission is FREE, making it the perfect outing for everyone. Explore a variety of vendors selling food, beverages, arts and crafts, and more. Don’t miss the fun at PAC* Land (formerly Kids’ World), offering a fantastic array of rides, inflatables, and activities for the kids to enjoy. It’s a free & fun Fourth of July celebration for the whole family!

Photo via Schnepf Farms

Hometown 4th at Schnepf Farms

July 4th: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

For just $40 per carload, you and your crew can enjoy all the excitement this event has to offer. From water inflatables to a vibrant patriotic program, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this festive gathering. Don’t miss out on the ultimate Fourth of July experience—grab your tickets now and get ready for a day of fun at Schnepf Farms!

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