The City of Phoenix is, of course, the largest city in the State of Arizona, and is in the geographic center of what we refer to as the Valley of the Sun, or the Greater Phoenix area. The Phoenix 4th of July event is one of the biggest in the state, with one of the largest free fireworks show. It is usually televised. Typically, about 100,000 people attend this Phoenix Independence Day celebration.
If this isn't the 4th of July event you are looking for, try the Greater Phoenix 4th of July Celebration Guide.
What is it called?
Fabulous Phoenix Fourth
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Where is the Fabulous Phoenix Fourth?
It is at the Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd. in Phoenix (3rd Street and Indian School Road). Here's a map and directions to Steele Indian School Park. No vehicles will be allowed in the park during this event. This event is accessible by METRO Light Rail. Here is the special Light Rail schedule information.
The Arizona Department of Transportation usually provides detailed motorist information, including any travel or road restrictions, for this event. Call 5-1-1, then *7. The call is free.
When is it?
Friday, July 4, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., rain or shine.
What will happen?
A Patriotic Program and local entertainers. There will be free inflatable rides and activities in the Kids Zone, Classic Car exhibit, and a "Splash Zone" area where participants can cool off. The fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.
What does it cost?
Admission is free. Food and beverages are available to purchase.
What else do I need to know?
Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show and fireworks from the grass. Coolers are permitted, but no alcohol or glass containers. No pets. No skates or skateboards. No consumer fireworks. No fold-out tables. Fishing in the lake will not be permitted and the dog park will be closed. Expect large crowds. Bring lots of water. This is an alcohol-free event.
Street Closures: Central Avenue between Osborn and Campbell and Indian School Road between 7th Street and 7th Avenue will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. on event day. During the fireworks, 7th Street will be temporarily closed between Highland and Indian School Road and will be restricted until event traffic clears after the festival.
Call (602) 534-FEST for more information or visit the Fabulous Phoenix Fourth online.
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