Here is a roundup of some of Arizona’s most celebrated Fourth of July events, with several returning for the first time in over three years! 

Arcadia 4th of July Parade


For more than 25 years, Arcadia residents have hosted this annual event, bringing together local groups and entertainers to their neighborhood to celebrate the Fourth of July. Arcadia’s parade returns this year to ignite the spirit of celebration and patriotism for families and friends alike. 


When: July 4, 2022, 8-9 a.m.

Where: Parade starts at

60th St. and Calle Tuberia

Cost: Free

First at the Fountain


The town of Fountain Hills is celebrating Independence Day early. The event will host the band Rock Lobster until the fireworks show blasts off over the world-famous fountain. Food, drinks and other activities will also be available. 


When: July 1, 2022, 8-9:30 p.m.

Where: Fountain Park,

12925 N. Saguaro Blvd.

Cost: Free

Red, White and Choo & Choo


The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park returns this year with Red, White, and Choo & Choo, featuring old and new family activities. The event includes live music, bounce houses, a dunk tank, water slides, field games, a pie-eating contest, and their signature train and carousel rides. 


When: July 3, 2022, 4-9 p.m.

Where: McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Road

Cost: $15 for anyone 13+, $5 for children ages 3-11, and free for

children under 2 years old.

Red, White, and Floom


At Tempe Town Lake, this year’s family-friendly celebration includes various activities for children, food and beverage vendors, a spectacular music-themed fire show, and an 80s cover band called Rock Lobster. 


When: July 3, 2022, 6-10 p.m.

Where: Tempe Beach Park,

80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy. 

Cost: Free

Scottsdale 4th 


Be red, white and cool at Scottsdale 4th of July. This annual family-favorite event features a bull-riding competition; mutton busting; Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show; performances by characters from hit movie Encanto, games and dancing. The Scottsdale 4th Parade of Heroes honors outstanding community leaders. Fireworks start at sundown. Dog food donations are welcome at the door to support Vista Del Camino and pet owners in need.  


When: July 4, 2022, 5-9 p.m.

Where: WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Road 

Cost: Tickets start at $15 per person.

All-American Bash


Chandler’s annual event returns with Cold Shott and Hurricane Horns, one of the Valley’s most popular rhythm and blues bands, and other family-friendly activities, including balloon art, glitter tattoos and yard games. 


When: July 4, 2022, 7-9:30 p.m.

Where: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park,

178 E. Commonwealth Ave.

Cost: Free

All-American Festival


The City of Peoria has pulled out all the stops for this year’s All-America Festival. The annual event will showcase Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, water slides, food and beverage vendors, a cornhole tournament and a sensory room (for those who may have sensory processing needs). 


When: July 4, 2022, 5-10 p.m.

Where: Peoria Sports Complex,

16101 N. 83rd Ave.

Cost: Free, VIP packages

available for purchase. 

Royal Fourth of July


This resort is celebrating the fourth with three days of fun! The public is welcome to come out and enjoy brunch at T. Cooks, yoga classes, live music and drink specials, cooking and grilling demos, cocktail classes and more, all with that Independence Day flair!


When: July 1-July 3, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where: Royal Palms Resort,

5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix

Cost: Varies depending on activity

Fourth of July at STK Steakhouse


For those just looking for a patriotic meal, STK Steakhouse in Scottsdale has what you need. Guests can indulge in a red, white, and blue steak dinner, with a price that mirrors the year America declared its independence. The meal includes a filet topped with a lobster tail, blue corn tortilla strips and a garlic cream sauce. 


When: July 4, 2022

Where: STK Steakhouse,

 7134 E. Stetson Dr.

Cost: $17.76. Veterans, gold star families, active military members, and frontline workers will receive 20 percent off.

5th of July Fireworks Spectacular


After a busy holiday weekend, head to downtown Phoenix and enjoy the air-conditioned Chase Field as the Diamondbacks play a home game. Stick around to watch the roof open to a fireworks show in honor of the holiday. 


When: July 5, 2022,

game starts at 6:10 p.m.

Where: Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St.

Cost: Tickets start at $15