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Tucson Arizona Fireworks Fourth of July

Even with the continuing coronavirus, many 4th of July fireworks events throughout Tucson will still be held this Thursday, July 4, 2024. Large crowd gatherings, like the free Independence Day Party downtown at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC), and many resorts are listed below. All events are held on Tuesday, July 4, 2024 unless otherwise indicated. See more Tucson Daily Events.

Personal fireworks restrictions. While certain fireworks are permitted to be set off in the city limits, there will be several, unannounced, private shows popping up throughout the night. Tucson and Pima County has new restrictions and uses of fireworks and laws. With the extreme fire danger, personal fireworks danger is high.

4th of July Weather: The summer monsoon may attempt to disrupt local fireworks shows. In some years, the rain storms start during the holiday event. Check the weather for the Fourth of July

Tucson Fireworks Events

Held July 4, 2024:

  • Free 21st Annual Downtown Tucson "A" Mountain Fireworks at the Tucson Convention Center starts at about 9:15pm. View the Tucson fireworks show from the Tucson Convention Center. Free parking at TCC Lot B (off Cushing Street between Granada and Church Avenues) or Parking Lot C (off Granada between Broadway Blvd and Cushing St.). Parking opens at 7:00pm and fireworks show begins at 9:15pm. Free parking also available all day Sunday at the City/State garage and at meters throughout the downtown area. There is paid parking for $5 in the Mercado District lots south of Congress Street. Sun Link streetcar and bus transit fares are free! Tailgating cooking or barbecues are not permitted in the City/State garage. There will be entertainment and food vendors (burgers, hot dogs, ice cream and refreshments). SunLink Streetcar provides access to the TCC at the Cushing Street stops. The Official Tucson Fireworks is sponsored by Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment. For more details: City of Tucson Fireworks announcement. Call 520-791-4101.
  • Diamonds in the Sky Celebration Fourth of July baseball and fireworks at Kino Veteran's Memorial Stadium, July 4. Free entry with donation of one non-perishable food item per person or $1 donation at the gate. $1 hot dogs, fireworks, baseball, giveaways, carnival games, prizes, drink specials. Clear bag policy in effect.
  • Casino Del Sol free fireworks display and 29th Anniversary Fireworks Celebration and party at AVA Amphitheater at 9pm. Free fireworks display on Monday, July 3rd at 9pm.
  • Marana's Free Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks and Car Show held on July 4th from 5-9pm at Crossroads at Silverbell District Park, 7448 N. Silverbell Rd. Car show, over 35 food vendors and crafts, playground, splash pad, musical instrument Petting Zoo and Creation Station for Kids. Fireworks start at 9:00pm. Coolers, chairs, blankets and picnics welcome. Dogs welcome, if leashed. No glass containers or BBQing in the park. CDC recommendations followed. Handicapped parking available. New this year, the Town of Marana will provide two parking lots with FREE multiple 15-passenger shuttles running throughout the day.  The designated lot to park at for the shuttle is Coyote Trail Elementary School (8000 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743) or at the former Urgent Care on Silverbell (now owned by MUSD) at 8333 N. Silverbell Road. Road signage will help you navigate to these lots. The free event is located at Crossroads and Silverbell District Park for valid tags. Courtresy handicapped-accessible shuttle at each parking lot.The event is located behind the Arizona Pavillions Shopping Center and within the Continental Ranch neighborhood. View fireworks from Tucson's northwest side. Sponsored by the Town of Marana and contributors. For more information on Parking and Event Details.

  • Westin La Paloma Fireworks, 3660 E. Sunrise Drive. Fireworks starts at 8:30pm.
  • Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive. Fireworks start at 9:15pm.
  • Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal. Fireworks start at 9pm.
  • Mt. Lemmon does not have a fireworks show, but Mt. Lemmon/Summerhaven usually hold a July 4th Parade. Fire restrictions are in effect over the Independence holiday. Travel up the Catalina Highway to Summerhaven/Mt. Lemmon with caution. 520-400-4141.
  • Oro Valley: The Town of Oro Valley continues its holiday tradition with their July 4th Celebration from 5-9pm. with live music, jumping, castles, games and crafts, and beer garden. James D. Kriegh Park from 5-9 p.m. to join the fun! This year�s event will be emceed by Frank!Powers with a special musical guest Heart and Soul. Attendees can also enjoy food trucks, jumping castles, face painting, a beer garden, kids crafts, lawn games and much more! Oro Valley Aquatic Center will be open until 8:30 p.m.. Visit: http://orovalley.gov

Southern Arizona Fireworks Events

  • Bisbee 4th of July Celebration 8:00 a.m. Coaster Races - Tombstone Canyon and Main Street, Bisbee, 11:00 a.m. Parade in Warren, starting at Cole Avenue and West Vista. 6:00 p.m. Water Slides at Vista Park. 1:00 p.m. Hard Rock Drilling and Mucking at Brewery Gulch. Fireworks at Sunset.
  • Sahuarita Stars and Stripes. 4:30 p.m. Rolling Thunder parade. 5 - 8:30 p.m. live music. 8:45 p.m. laser show. 9 p.m. fireworks. Car show, beer and wine, food trucks, and vendors. Sahuarita Town Hall at 375 W. Sahuarita Center Way. Free admission.

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