4th of July in Scottsdale

By local contributor
Kristen Kearney

Scottsdale celebrates Independence Day in style with fireworks shows, barbecues, military tributes and live concerts. It’s cool summer fun for the whole family!


Fourth of July Freedom Fest

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’s 7th Annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest (June 30 - July 4) is a star-spangled celebration that includes a vintage air show, jumps by the All-Veterans Parachute Team, live music by The Spazmatics and MJ Live, colorful fireworks and plenty of poolside fun. 


4th of Zooly

Join the Phoenix Zoo on July 4 for a family friendly, all-American Fourth of July celebration! Enjoy a classic summer BBQ, live music, free carousel rides, a bounce house, and up-close animal encounters. Top off the evening with a special viewing of the Tempe Town Lake fireworks show.


4th of July Celebration at WestWorld

Be red, white and cool at Scottsdale’s 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld of Scottsdale on July 4! This family friendly, patriotic wonderland is held in climate-controlled, indoor comfort and features a kids’ zone, stunt master BMX show, All-Star Stunt Dogs Challenge, bull-riding rodeo, a petting zoo and, of course, fireworks!


Red, White & Rawhide

This Independence Day party is so big it could only be held at Rawhide! Enjoy live music, tasty food, family friendly attractions, live-action stunt shows, and a spectacular fireworks display on July 1.