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Happy 4th of July!
50th Annual 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 7:00AM - 9:00PM
Registration at 7AM for the 7th Annual Pets & People Promenade begins at 7:30AM Ramada #3/Salute to America 8AM/Awards Presentation 8:30AM (Jenn Sherwood 459-0433) “Salute to The Union” Ceremony 11:30AM-12:30PM/Chili Cook-off tasting cup presales at Noon with Judging at 12:30PM/Fort Huachuca Military displays 9AM-3PM/All Day Arts & Crafts Vendors/Fireworks Show 8PM /Veterans Memorial Park 3105 E Fry Blvd-Sierra Vista 458-7922 www.sierravistaaz.gov
Junior Ranger Field Camp 7:30AM - 1:00PM
$10/Every Tuesday through July 25th/Children ages 9 to 10 years old/This half-day camp allows children to explore the natural and cultural resources of Saguaro National Park while completing activities about the plants, animals and people of the Sonoran Desert/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158
Benson July 4th Celebration "Let Freedom Ring" 9:00AM - 10:00PM
The City of Benson celebrates Independence in a classic big way with a family-friendly parade/Water fight by local Fire Fighters, and all day fun in Lions Park with vendors, food, music, Children's activities throughout the day, and a spectacular Fireworks Show at night (Parade Route: north on Patagonia Street, west on 6th Street, north on Central, east on 5th Street, south of Gila Street, west on 7th St) All other Events at Lions Park 435 N. Adams St-Benson (City of Benson 586-9645) www.cityofbenson.com
Summer Movie Fun-Norm of the North (PG) 9:45AM
Kids can enjoy a movie a week for 10 weeks, for less than $1 per film/Make Harkins Summer Movie Fun for kids an annual tradition for your family/All Adults must be accompanied by Children (same price) Tickets are on sale now/Harkins Theatres Tucson Spectrum 18 5455 S Calle Santa Cruz 889-5588 for details
CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse 10:00AM
$1 Goosebumps (PG) (Ten Movies in Ten Weeks $5-See Theater Manager for Details) Cinemark Park Place 20 5870 E Broadway Blvd. 745-2321
Celebrate July 4th, Old West Style 10:00AM - 5:00PM
July 1st-July 4th/Weekend celebration of history, heritage, and our precious freedom/$18.95, Free admission kids ages 11 & under/Flag ceremony and National Anthem/A special patriotic musical presentation on the Grand Palace stage/Games for kids /Old Tucson signature live stunt and comedy shows/Rides for the young and young at heart on the train, antique cars and vintage carousel/Living history presentations and historic site tours/Plus a festive parade on Tuesday, July 4th! A special July 4th show in the Grand Palace/Old Tucson 201 S. Kinney Rd. 883-0100
Family Style 4th of July 10:00AM - 8:00PM
Free/Games, hot dogs, nachos, watermelon and a Fire Engine “Squirt Down" Fireworks display at dusk/Medigovich Field North Street at 7th Street/Other family themed activities planned by Tombstone Forward. Activities in the City Park (corner of 3rd and Allen streets) include: a Red, White & Blue Lap Quilt Judging – Kids Games – Bouncy House – Entertainment – Bike, Trike, Wagon and Stroller Parade and More! Tombstone 457-3106 www.tombstoneweb.com
4th of July Celebration at OV Aquatic Center 12:00PM - 4:00PM
$1 for children/$3 for adults/Have fun on our interactive splash pad and giant waterslide-Games and prizes for kids/Oro Valley Aquatic Center 23 W. Calle Concordia 297-7946
Magic Tree House Space Mission 2:00PM
$14/$10/Children 3 & under Free/In Magic Tree House® Space Mission, a mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
The Jungle Book (1967) 2:00PM
Free/2 Times: 2PM & 5PM (Other Cartoons playing 1 hour before each movie start) Enjoy the exploit of Mowgli, orphaned as a baby and raised by a loving pack of wolves, as he grows and forges friendships with the jungle animals/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040
Let Freedom Sing~Salute to the Armed Forces 3:00PM
$10/$25 A musical celebration of our nation’s birthday with Big Band Express and the Let Freedom Sing Choir and so many more! UA Centennial Hall 1020 E University Blvd. www.arts-express.org/event/let-freedom-sing OR 319-0400
Florence Freedom Fest 3:00PM - 9:00PM
Start, your day at our community pool, then head down to Heritage Park for a day filled with activities, mud volleyball tournament, horseshoe tournament, corn hole tournament, inflatables, food vendors, a live band and of course, Fireworks/Heritage Park 600 N Main St-Florence 868-7589 or www.florenceazchamber.com
Touring The Solar System 4:00PM
$14/$10/Under 3 Free/We’ll even explore moons, asteroids, the Milky Way and beyond-With one of our talented planetarium operators steering the spaceship, this is a fun, fascinating ride/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
City of Yuma 4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular 4:00PM - 10:00PM
$1 per person at the gate (3 & under free) Please help us support the Yuma Community Food Bank by bringing non-perishable food items/pie eating contests, hot dog eating contest and more! Dry slides and jumpy castles and a splash zone with the Yuma Fire department water cannon and large water slides as well as activities and games for the whole family to enjoy/Patriotic entertainment, ceremonies and a live performance of the National Anthem/25 minute spectacular fireworks display! Desert Sun Stadium 1280 Desert Sun Dr-Yuma (City of Yuma 928-373-5000) www.yumaaz.gov
Marana's Spectacular Independence Day Celebration 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Enjoy live music, dozens of food trucks, inflatables for the kids, two beer gardens for the parents, and of course, a magnificent fireworks show/Crossroads at Silverbell District Park 7548 North Silverbell Rd. (Town of Marana 382-1900)
Oro Valley 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Free/Kid's Activities, face painting, tie-dye t-shirts, patriotic crafts, walk climbing activities and jumping castles-Food Trucks-Live Music & So Much More! Naranja Park 810 W. Naranja Dr. (Town of Oro Valley 229-4700)
"A" Mountain Downtown Fireworks 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Special events happening before the show at the Tucson Convention Center-Parking is free! The best viewing spot for the fireworks Downtown is at the TCC’s parking lot B/Food Vendors Selling Hamburgers and Hot Dogs/Fire Works at 9PM! TCC 260 S. Church Ave.
2nd Annual Fourth of July Diamonds in the Sky Celebration! 6:00PM
Tucson Saguaros vs. Monterey AmberJacks baseball game! Giveaways, games, food, activities for kids and a post-game fireworks display/General admission tickets only $4 & free for kids 5 & under/Purchase tickets at the Kino Sports Complex 2500 E. Ajo Way 8AM-4PM Monday- Friday/Reserved seating tickets available only on the Tucson Saguaros website for $11-$15/Pecos League AA Baseball/Free Parking/Kino Sports Complex 2500 E Ajo Way 434-1339 (Gates Open 5PM)
Red, White and Boom! 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Family friendly event with Children’s activities 6PM-10PM/Live music from 7PM-10PM/Fireworks at 9PM and a food truck rally during the entire event! Sahuarita Lake Park-15466 S Rancho Sahuarita Blvd-Sahuarita 445-7850
Fourth of July Fireworks Show & Activities 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Free/Join us for great food, games and a traditional old fashioned Fourth of July celebration/Events kick off at 6:30PM with relay races, bouncers and games for the whole family, and food and beverages available for purchase-Fireworks at 9PM/Paul Mason Sportsplex 2525 N Pinal Ave-Casa Grande (Matt 421-8677 (677 x450) www.casagrandechamber.org
Spider Guy! 7:00PM
Mild mannered student, Billy Baker is just like any other student at Excelsior Junior College until a science experiment goes terribly wrong/When he is bitten by a genetically altered spider, Billy assumes powers and abilities he never dreamed of, but now he faces a difficult choice! Should he remain an average college student or use his new powers to help the imperiled citizens of Center City? Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE SPIDER GUY ARTICLE)
Fourth of July Party! 7:30PM
Free 21+/Celebrate 4th of July at Hotel Congress with a fireworks before and after party! Music by La Cerca, Architecture and more! Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848
Jaws! Outdoor Screening 7:30PM - 10:00PM
$8/$6 (1975) PG/This 4th of July, the fireworks will have teeth as you experience the greatest summer fright flick of all-time at a wet-n-wild outdoor screening that will make you glad you’re nowhere near the ocean! In addition to the safe land-locked seating, a limited number of water-filled kiddie pools with complimentary inner tubes will be available for purchase($10 very limited), for those who want the totally terrifying Jaws viewing experience (two people limit per pool)! Just when you thought it was safe to go to The Loft....The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844 (The Curry Pot Food Truck 6PM-10PM)
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz 8:00PM
Free, 21+/Great Prizes/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St-On the Plaza 622-8848
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