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PHOENIX OFFERING FAMILY EVENTS TO CELEBRATE 2014 INDEPENDENCE DAY
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is making it easy for families to celebrate Independence Day in 2014 with three free public fireworks displays and a holiday week promotion. Information on the free Independence Day celebrations is available online at phoenix.gov/parks.
Phoenix’s Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St, is making Independence Day a weeklong celebration by offering $4 discounted admission for adults and seniors the entire week of the July 4th holiday. More information is available online at pueblogrande.com or by calling 602-495-0900.
The Parks and Recreation Department also is producing the three public celebrations listed below. These events were made possible by the generous financial support of numerous sponsors and neighborhood partners.
Saturday, June 28 from 7 to 9:00 p.m.
After Dark in the Park
Deer Valley Park, 19602 N. 19th Ave.
This free event features local food vendors, live music and inflatable rides for kids. The event will end with a fireworks display at 8:45 p.m. More information is available by calling 602-495-3735.
Thursday, July 3 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Light Up the Sky
Maryvale Baseball Park, 3600 N. 51st Ave.
This free event features games, information booths, inflatable rides, and a colorful fireworks display that begins at 9:10 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. More information is available by calling 602-262-6575.
Friday, July 4 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Fabulous Phoenix 4th
Steele Indian School Park, 3rd Street and Indian School Road
Festivities will kick off at 6 p.m. July 4 at Steele Indian School Park, 3rd Street and Indian School Road in central Phoenix. The fireworks display will begin at 9:30 p.m. Fabulous Phoenix 4th will feature two stages of live, local entertainment, free inflatable kids rides, the Phoenix Fire Department’s “Spray Zone” where kids can cool off, informational booths and a wide variety of beverage and food options for purchase.
To avoid traffic congestion and limited parking around the park, attendees can use METRO light rail when traveling to the Fabulous Phoenix Fourth. In addition to the nine park-and-ride lots on the light rail line, visitors can catch the rail from stations in downtown Phoenix, where on-street parking will be free. In addition to purchasing passes, attendees can find detailed METRO light rail information online at www.metrolightrail.org.
The city’s free admission fireworks displays were made possible with the generous financial support of sponsors that include the Freedom Wireless Foundation, APS, Port of Subs, Mega 104.3,101.1 FM the Beat, KSLX 100.7 and Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport for Fabulous Phoenix Forth along with the Milwaukee Brewers, 88.3 FM Radio Campesina, T-39 Telemundo, 92.7 The Gold Mine, Watermill Express, and the John F. Long Foundation for Light Up The Sky; Jamba Juice and the Deer Valley Senior Bingo Committee for After Dark in the Park; and All City Towing.