Fourth of July weekend is almost here! Celebrate Independence Day at some amazing Chandler area events. Enjoy fireworks and special events including: music, games, rides, and all-American food! So throw on your best patriotic clothing, grab a drink and relax this 4th of July weekend. Here are some festivities you won't want to miss ...

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Tumbleweed Park

Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015
Location: Tumbleweed Park 2250 S McQueen Rd., Chandler, AZ 85286
Details:   Park opens at 7:00 p.m.
               Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
               Music Stage, sponsored by Cornerstone Church

  • 7 - 8 p.m.  DJ spinning Top 40 Music and past favorites
  • 8 - 9 p.m.  Plastic Gladys, a local cover band specializing in multi-generational rock, blues and dance hits

Admission: Free, but parking is $5.00 per vehicle, cash only  Parking Map with Entrance Locations

This Fourth of July bring your family to Tumbleweed Park, an award winning park that offers a variety of activities including sand volleyball, horseshoe, corn hole, music, and their main attraction Playtopia. Bring along pets, kites, Frisbees, bikes, and picnic blankets. A variety of food vendors will be on-site for food purchase along with non-alcoholic beverages at the park. Come enjoy a traditional Independence Day celebration at the July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Tumbleweed Park including the 20-25 minute firework show presented by the City of Chandler.

Parking Information

  • Parking is $5.00 per vehicle (CASH ONLY)
  • Parking is available throughout Tumbleweed Park
  • Please enter at either Hamilton St. & Germann Rd. or McQueen Rd. & Celebration Way
  • Disabled parking is available at both entrances
  • **Benefits the Chandler Police Explorers and Chandler Fire C.E.R.T.**

Red, White and Rawhide

Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015
Location: Rawhide 5700 W. North Loop Rd., in Chandler, AZ 85226
Details:   5:00 p.m. but gates open at 4:00 p.m.
               Fireworks at: approximately 9:30 p.m.

Admission: $19.75- $30.00 with Children 5 and under, Free
                Parking is $10.00 per car

This celebration is brimming with tasty food, great music, fireworks, mobile water slides, food trucks and a number of vendors and plenty of attractions with something for the entire family. Rawhide is throwing one of the biggest Fourth of July parties in the city with an evening filled with amazing music. Enjoy the sounds coming from three stages featuring seven different bands. Performances include: "American Idol, David Cook" plus Country Star Matt Farris and New Comers "The Electric Cowboys" and pop-country sensation "Caleche" performs her hit "Get Down" and regional favorites "AZ TEX" delivers top-notch music with a Southwestern flavor performing Latin, R&B, Old School, and Funk." You can also look forward to: stagecoach rides, rock climbing, a petting zoo, gold panning, cowboys, gunfight performances, and aerial firework shows along with one of the largest mobile water slides and a couple of extra slides for kids of all ages. Entertainment, attractions and firework show are all included in the ticket price. Don't miss out on this action packed night at Rawhide, pre-register at

4th of Zoo-ly at the Phoenix Zoo

July 4,2015, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix AZ 85008
Admission: Adults $45; Children $35 (3-12)

There is plenty of family fun scheduled at the Phoenix Zoo's 4th of Zoo-ly! 

  • Enjoy private access to the Zoo with a variety of activities for all ages including a catered BBQ dinner at the Lakeside Lawn from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Free carousel rides and access to Stingray Bay from 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Showings of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs - the 4-D Experience at the Zoo's new 4-D Theatre - the show starts every 15 minutes and is about 15 minutes long. Arrive early, seating is limited and the last show starts at 8:45 p.m.
  • Face painting, bounce houses, animal discoveries & other activities
  • "VIP" view from the Zoo of the Tempe Fireworks show at 9:00 p.m., seating will be available at the back of the zoo - no need to bring chairs.
  • Bourbon Jacks Bar and Grill - Independence Day Weekend

    July 2-5, 2015
    Location: Bourbon Jacks Bar and Grill, 11 W. Boston Street, Chandler, AZ 85225
    Details:   Enjoy live, country music all weekend long!

    • Thursday, July 2nd - Southern Country, starts at 9:30 p.m.
    • Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th- John Eric Band, starts at 9:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, July 5th- Open Jam, starts at 6:00 p.m.

    Throw on your cowboy boots and get ready to have a great time this Fourth of July at Bourbon Jacks Bar & Grill. With Country dancing, great food, and live music you're guaranteed to have a great night where country music and great times go hand in hand!