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The Fourth of July is almost here, and it’s time to start making plans. What Fourth of July celebration would be complete without fireworks, American pride, and fun with family and friends? Here are some ideas of what to do around Tucson to help you celebrate in style.


“A” Mountain Fireworks
Those looking for a fireworks spectacular can enjoy the ‘A’ Mountain Fireworks show. Guests can catch the show from the downtown Tucson Convention Center’s parking lot. Join the Convention Center for refreshments at 7 p.m., followed by the fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.

Tucson Padres Fireworks Show
Join the Tucson Padres as they take on the Las Vegas 51s at Kino Sports Complex at 7:05 p.m. Enjoy America’s favorite pastime followed by a fireworks show to honor the holiday.

Let Freedom Sing Concert
The Let Freedom Sing concert, produced by Arts Express, celebrates America through a concert featuring patriotic songs like The Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, and more. The Arts Express Choir and Orchestra, as well as guest artists from the Tucson area, perform songs. The concert takes place at Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona at 3 p.m.

Tombstone Celebration
What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than in the historic town of Tombstone? A softball tournament, food booths, street entertainment, and fireworks will be featured at the celebration. The events take place for free throughout the town and begin at 8:30 a.m. for an all-day celebration.

Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is cooking up a variety of exciting activities to help celebrate the holiday. The Red, White, and Bluegrass BBQ Buffet will feature delicious BBQ eats and live entertainment for $44 per person. Reservations are recommended. A Fireworks display will also be held on the Tortolita Terrace to celebrate Independence Day