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Jul 4, 2014 1:48 AM by Marissa Esquivel

4th of July events in Tucson and Southern Arizona

Tucson "A" Mountain

Event Location: 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701 Venue: Tucson Convention Center

Time: Refreshments available 7 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. Admission: Free admission. Free Yourself in Tucson! The City of Tucson/Pima County host the 'A' Mountain annual fireworks celebration with kick-off around 9:15pm. You can enjoy the show from the Tucson Convention Center's (TCC) Parking Lot B, which is off Granada Avenue between Congress Street and Cushing Street. Parking is free. TCC's Food and Beverage Department will be selling food and beverages between 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Other suggested viewing locations in the downtown area with free parking are: -The 22nd Street Lot at the Interstate 10 frontage road (northeast corner) -The Mercado West End Dirt Lot, south of Congress Street and west of the Santa Cruz River. (Vendors will be selling food) -The City/State Parking Garage at 498 W. Congress, at the northeast quadrant of I-10 and Congress Street

4th of July Rock n Roll Riot at Hotel Congress
311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
Time: 10:00PM and midnight fireworks
Admission: FREE
Featuring Silverfox, Pork Torta, & Marques Emmanuel
This is a 21 and up event

4th of July festivities at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Kids Zone will feture Wii and other games, foosball, air hockey and more

The outdoor Red, Red and Bluegrass Barbeque buffet will have a live country DJ followed by the resorts annual fireworks.

July 4th Weekend Experience: JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort

Event Location: 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85745

Guests at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa can enjoy a July 4th weekend of activities, including a fireworks extravaganza on Friday, July 4th along with an underwater scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, carnival games and face-painters for kids, a pool-river rubber-duck derby, a poptail hour for teens, two-for-one green fees or half-price club rentals, a Hashani Spa package special, evening entertainment in the Salud Lobby Lounge, Desert Museum docents with critters, and other special activities and entertainment, with varying schedules, Thursday through Sunday. Details on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jwstarrpass

'Let Freedom Sing' Concert

Event Location: 1020 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85724

Arts Express celebrates America's birthday with a concert of patriotic songs by Arts Express Choir and Orchestra, staged at Centennial Hall, University of Arizona. Show your spirit and wear Red, White and Blue!

Car Show & Laser Light Show at Casino Del Sol Resort

Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757

Free Yourself in Tucson! On Independence Day at Casino Del Sol Resort, the festivities include a classic car show, Lucky Ladies night with free mini manicures and massages from Hiapsi Spa and a free stunning laser light show inside AVA Amphitheater.

FC Tucson 4th of July Blast

Event Location: 2500 W Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713

Free Yourself in Tucson! FC Tucson celebrates Independence Day with a match against Albuquerque Sol FC, with a party and post-game fireworks at Kino Sports Complex North Stadium on July 4th. Hopes are for the biggest, loudest, and most electric crowd ever! A fireworks show, presented by CenturyLink, follows the evening's match. The fireworks are just one of two displays happening in the Tucson area. Due to the fireworks, parking in the immediate area of the stadium will be severely limited. Fans are encouraged to arrive early, park on the South Side of Kino Sports Complex, and walk over the Ajo bridge to get to North Stadium. Fans coming to the match can also expect the following that will make their experience the best party in town: • WOW! Concessions powered by FC Tucson. • The eegee's Corner Bleachers and the eegee's truck selling fresh and cool eegee's all night. • Youth Soccer Fun Zone at the south end of the field. • The Tucson Medical Center Mini Ball Goal Explosion • The Pepsi Halftime t-shirt toss • Post-match autograph session presented by Desert Diamond

Independence Day Stars and Stripes Classic BBQ

Event Location: 10000 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704 Resort guests and locals alike are invited to celebrate Independence Day with Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort's Stars and Stripes Classic BBQ event. Attendees will enjoy two live concerts, featuring Kaci Bays and Ken Martinson from 6 to 7 p.m. and country singer Marnie Chastain from 7 to 9 p.m. Throughout the event, the resort's culinary team will be cooking-up a buffet-style BBQ feast featuring baby back ribs, southwestern green chili pork, gourmet hamburgers and hot dogs, roasted chicken, veggie burgers, tamales, served alongside an array of seasonal salads, side dishes and desserts. At 9 p.m., the resort will light-up the Tucson skies with a 30-minute spectacular fireworks show.

July 4th at Children's Museum Tucson

Event Location: 200 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701

Free Yourself in Tucson! Celebrate America's birthday with Children's Museum Tucson for a special Kidpendence Day. Families will have the opportunity to decorate patriotic hats, participate in a geyser competition, paint fireworks and more.

July 4th Celebration in Oro Valley

Event Location: 23 W Calle Concordia, Oro Valley, AZ 85704

The town of Oro Valley hosts family-friendly activities, live entertainment food trucks and fireworks at James D. Kriegh Park. Enjoy fireworks from the Hilton El Conquistador starting at 9:00PM (weather permitting)

Old-fashioned July 4th in Tubac

Event Location: 1 Tubac Road, Tubac, AZ 85646 Tubac celebrates Independence Day with free, old-time games for kids, free hot dogs and watermelon, and a "squirt-down" courtesy of the Tubac Fire Department, at Tubac Presidio State Historical Park, 10AM to 12PM, organized by the Tubac Chamber of Commerce with help from local non-profit organizations. Park admission is FREE during the event. In the evening, 4PM -9PM, enjoy extravagant Big Sky fireworks and festivities with food booths, a kid's zone and live entertainment, at Tubac Golf Resort. Parking $10 per car.

Red, White & Brew 4th of July

Event Location: 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd., Tucson, AZ 85718 Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort hosts a Red, White and Brew BBQ. Music by Hey Bucko! Wristbands will be sold at the event for food an drink; white, red or rose wine, Sandia Watermelon Cocktail, beer on tap provided by 3 local breweries, and sodas.

Family-Style 4th of July in Tombstone

Event Location: 411 N. 9th St., Tombstone, AZ 85638 Tombstone hosts a family-style July 4th celebration with a softball tournament, food and fireworks at dusk at Medigovich Field.

July 4th Celebration in Sierra Vista

Event Location: 3105 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 Sierra Vista celebrates July 4th with various events all day, beginning with a Pets & People Promenade at 7:00 a.m., Ft Huachuca Military displays (9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m), arts & craft vendors, live concerts and food. From 8:05 - 9:00 pm enjoy the 47th Spectacular "4th of July" Fireworks Show at the Vista Sports Complex, Domingo Paiz, Tacoma St. and Coronado Dr.

July 4th Fun in Bisbee

Event Location: 48 Main St., Bisbee, AZ 85603 4th of July in Bisbee: The big day begins with the world-famous Coaster Race in Historic Tombstone Canyon. Later, watch the traditional parade in Bisbee's Warren neighborhood, and have fun at the traditional "mining, mucking and hard-rock drilling" contest.

July 4th Military Appreciation Day at International Wildlife Museum

Event Location: 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 International Wild Life Museum would like to thank all the brave soldiers, sailors and airmen for their dedication, service and sacrifice for defending our freedoms and way of life. Receive FREE admission with military ID on Friday, July 4th.

Star-Spangled Spectacular w/ Fireworks: Marana

Event Location: 7548 N. Silverbell Road, Marana, AZ 85743

Crossroads at Silverbell Park hosts Marana's fireworks fiesta. Visit Marana's Arizona Pavilions District for an evening of patriotic fun and excitement. Activities include jumping castles, food vendors and a country music concert in the park featuring the Greg Spivey Band at 7:00 PM.

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