The Best Independence Day Activities in and Around Scottsdale
Are you ready to show off your American pride this summer? Independence Day is the perfect time to do so, and it’ll be here before you know it. Don’t get stuck frantically trying to find just the right celebration. Scottsdale and the surrounding areas host plenty of red, white and blue gatherings. All you need to do is decide how you want to parade your patriotism.
Independence Day Celebration at WestWorld
Taking place 3:00-9:30 p.m. on the 4th, this indoor event is a family-friendly festival of fun. You can keep cool in the air-conditioned facility while enjoying multiple activities. Some of the entertainment includes a BMX show, bull riding rodeo and stunt dog challenge. There will also be a children’s zone, lots of food and drinks, and a phenomenal nighttime fireworks presentation.
Drinking and Dancing in Old Town
Nothing says liberty like letting loose, and Old Town has numerous bars that hold electrifying patriotic parties. Maya Day and Nightclub is the best place to start your bar crawl. Relax in the pool all day, and bust a move on the dance floor at night. Wasted Grain and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row are also popular Independence Day hot spots.
Phoenix Zoo’s 4th of Zooly
Bring your children to the Phoenix Zoo for a family-oriented 4th of July event. In addition to adorable animal encounters, there will be live entertainment, bounce houses, free rides on the carousel, and a BBQ feast ending with cool summertime treats. The event takes place 7-10 p.m. and ends with a viewing of the Tempe Town Lake fireworks.
Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular
If you prefer, you can see the Tempe fireworks up close. From 4-11 p.m., the lake’s South Bank will transform into one big bash. This freedom festival includes a huge inflatable village, rock-climbing walls, field games, live music, an expansive food court and a color guard and aerial show before the big finale: the brilliant fireworks display over the lake.
No matter how you want to celebrate the independence of our country, you’ll find something exciting to do in the Scottsdale area. Make a weekend of it, and stay at Best Western Plus Scottsdale Thunderbird Suites. If you check out our website, you’ll find big savings, which means you can afford even more July 4th adventures with friends and family.
Thank you for taking the time to read. Have a great day 🙂