4th of July Events

4th of July Events

The 4th of July is one of the best holidays in America.  Independence Day celebrates our freedom, and we all love the food and fun that comes with it.  It is summertime in Flagstaff, and everyone is looking forward to getting outdoors.  Grab your friends and family and head up to Northern Arizona and enjoy the cooler weather. There are so many festivals, concerts, parades and lightshows to choose from over the 4th of July weekend.  Undoubtedly, you will want to come for the day or stay all weekend.

Events in Downtown

Check out the Flagstaff Downtown Mile Run and then stay for the big Independence Day Parade. Visit the festival at Heritage Park or Art in the Park at Wheeler Park.  Later in the day, celebrate with the Flagstaff Symphony for their annual concert.

4th of July Events in Flagstaff

Flagstaff 4th Fest & Laser Light Show

July 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 2023 Flagstaff 4th Fest is the best Independence Day celebration in town.  Celebrate the 4th with live music, activities for the kids and food trucks.  Finish the evening off with a laser light show.  The event starts at 5pm {Read More}

Downtown Street Faire at Heritage Square The Downtown Street Faire at Heritage Square will be held in downtown Flagstaff over 4th of July. On Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th, see live music, jugglers, mimes, balloon sculptures, stilt walkers, {Read More}

4th of July Flagstaff Downtown Mile

July 4 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

The 4th of July Flagstaff Downtown Mile is presented by Team Run Flagstaff and the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce. Before the annual 4th of July parade, six waves of competitors and a kids' race will cover a mile on {Read More}

Flagstaff 4th of July Parade

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Flagstaff 4th of July Parade will take place in historic Downtown Flagstaff.  Celebrate Independence Day at Flagstaff's best parade.  Bring out the kids and the whole family.  Starting at 9am, the parade will start at Elm & Beaver.  Get {Read More}

The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra presents their annual Flag Fourth concert on the 4th of July.  This fantastic concert is held at the Pepsi Amphitheater starting at 3pm until 5pm.  Bring your blankets and chairs to sit on the grass and {Read More}

Twin Arrows Fireworks

July 4 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Twin Arrows Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July at Twin Arrows Casino with fireworks. This is Northern Arizona's premier fireworks show.  Come for the live music, entertainment, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies.  Fireworks start at 10pm. Come early or stay {Read More}

Flagstaff Art in the Park

August 31 - September 2

Over the Labor Day Weekend, come out to the Flagstaff Art in the Park.  Art in the Park will be held on August 31st through September 2nd, 2024, at Wheeler Park in Downtown Flagstaff.  This is Flagstaff's favorite arts and {Read More}

About Independence Day

Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, is a significant national holiday in the United States. It commemorates the day in 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was adopted, declaring the country’s independence from Great Britain. This historic event marked the beginning of a new era for the nation, freeing it from colonial rule and allowing it to govern itself autonomously.

Celebrate with patriotic displays, including fireworks, parades, concerts, and picnics. Therefore, it is a reminder of the hard-fought struggle for freedom. The values of liberty and democracy are what the nation is founded. It is a time for Americans to come together and reflect on the sacrifices made by those who fought for the country’s independence and those who continue to defend its freedoms today.

Independence Day is not only a time of celebration but also a time of reflection on the nation’s history and the ideals that it upholds. Also, it is an opportunity to appreciate the rights and freedoms that many often take for granted and to honor the legacy of those who have worked to secure and protect them. Furthermore, it serves as a reminder of the enduring spirit of the American people and the continued importance of safeguarding the principles of democracy and independence.