Everyone deserves a fantastic 4th of July. I mean we are celebrating our country’s independence! Plus it’s always a joyous summertime occasion with great weather, great fireworks and great friends! If you are staying in the Valley, take your pick from the many 4th of July events going on around town…
Independence Day Weekend at W Scottsdale’s WET Pool
Friday, July 2 to Monday, July 5
Noon to night
Spend Independence Day weekend at W Scottsdale and indulge in cool drinks and hot beats all weekend long with musical performances by Plain White T’s, Chester French, DJ White Shadow, Kelley James and much more! On Sunday, stay as day turns to night and watch an awe-inspiring firework display to celebrate the 4th.
7277 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale
Arizona Biltmore’s “Disney in Concert” on 4th of July
Sunday, July 4
The Arizona Biltmore’s summer-long “Hollywood & Wine” Festival kicks off its Hollywood Blockbuster Movie Month on July 4th weekend with members of The Phoenix Symphony and a quartet of acclaimed vocalists performing ”Disney in Concert” that will bring to life the magical music of the movies and will conclude with a fabulous firework show! The Phoenix Symphony musicians and four accomplished vocalists perform selections from Colors of the Wind, Beauty & the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pirates of the Caribbean, Aladdin and It’s a Small World After All. Concert tickets are $35 and can be purchased at www.arizonabiltmorehollywoodandwine.com.
4th of Zoo-Ly at the Phoenix Zoo
Sunday, July 4
6 to 10 p.m.
Join the Phoenix Zoo for a one-of-a-kind celebration! This Independence Day bash includes exclusive access to the Zoo, a classic summer BBQ dinner with all of the trimmings and exciting activities for kids and adults of all ages. The patriotic night rounds out with the best seat in town to watch the Tempe Town Lakes Fireworks Show in a special area in the back of the Zoo!
Tempe Town Lake 4th of July Festival
Sunday, July 4
For the whole nine yards of 4th of July fun, you may want to look into Tempe Town Lake’s festivities. The outdoor extravaganza will include a Fantastic Family Fest, an inflatable village with rock climbing walls, face painting, relay races, rides and entertainment for kids. They will love water and games at the Splash Playground, while you can munch on hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue, roasted corn, snow cones, ice cream and lemonade. Stay tuned for the honor guard presentation along with the National Anthem sung by the winner of the Star Spangled Idol competition. There will also be live bands performing pop, rock and country music on the Main Stage from 4:30 to 11 p.m. Then get bundled up on the lawn for the fireworks show set to patriotic and classical music.
80 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Cave Creek Coffee Company’s 4th of July Celebration
Sunday, July 4th
7 p.m. to Midnight
Celebrate our nation’s independence in Cave Creek with an evening filled with activities including live music from the Cave Creek Cowboy Crew, The Wheel of drinks, and outdoor fireworks show and more. De Kuyper (adult liquor) Snow Cones will be dished out in flavors like watermelon, raspberry, cherry, grape, and island punch, in addition to food specials including the Jalapeno Beer marinated Bratwurst. Yum! Guests are also invited to enjoy drink specials all evening long featuring $5 Washington apple / kamikaze shots and $6 Margaritas. Plus admission is free!
6033 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek
4th of July Weekend at the Radisson
Enjoy music, games, fireworks and festivities at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort this 4th of July weekend! Plus, the hotel is offering great nightly deals:
- Stay Friday, July 2 for as low as $149 with a $75 credit
- Stay Saturday, July 3 for as low as $179 with a $75 credit
- Stay Sunday, July 4 for as low as $79
***Firework show on the 2nd & 3rd!
10438 North Fort McDowell Road, Scottsdale