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Prescott's 4th
Freedom, Fun & Fireworks 

Join us for Prescott’s 4th – Freedom, Fun and Fireworks... the best Independence Day celebration in the heart of Arizona.  Celebrate our nation’s birth surrounded by the beauty of the world-renowned Granite Dells at scenic Watson Lake.

 

Prescott, Arizona is one of Arizona’s most picturesque and historic destinations.  Nestled at an elevation of 5,200 feet above sea level  and surrounded by the largest stand of ponderosa pine forests in the U.S., Prescott’s perfect weather provides the ideal backdrop for your 4th of July Destination.  Widely recognized as a top destination to visit in the state, Prescott has something for everyone!

Live the

Wild West

by visiting Whiskey Row and the World’s Oldest Rodeo.

Enjoy the

Scenery

surrounded by incredible scenery on the many trails, golf courses, lakes, and other activities

Cuisine

Enjoy fine dining at restaurants throughout the city.

Lifestyle

Experience incredible shopping around our historic Courthouse Square.

Why Celebrate the 4th of July in Prescott, AZ?

As Arizona’s original Territorial Capital, we know a thing or two about INDEPENDENCE!  Prescott has a special place in the folklore of the West and was a favorite destination of Wyatt and Virgil Earp, Doc Holliday.  Prescott is the ideal blend of small-town appeal, high-end amenities, breathtaking views, and a historic vibe.

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About the event

What's Included

  • FREE GENERAL ADMISSION

  • FREE PARKING​

  • MAIN STAGE LIVE MUSIC

  • FIREWORKS

  • PICNIC STYLE GRASS-SEATING

  • FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE EZ-UP TENT SPOTS 10' x 10'

SEE OUR KNOW BEFORE YOU GO FOR MORE INFORMATION 

OPTIONAL PAID ADD-ONS

  • ACTIVITY ZONE WITH INFLATABLES & WATERSLIDES, FACE PAINTING & PHOTO BOOTH ($30)

  • ELEVATED VIP EXPERIENCE WITH CATERED MEALS, DEDICATED BARS,  SIDE-STAGE VIEWING, GOLF CART SHUTTLE, MASSAGE CHAIRS, 2-HOUR EARLY ENTRY, VIP PARKING & PHOTO BOOTH

  • RESERVED EZ-UP TENT SPOTS 10' x 10' INCLUDING 2-HOUR EARLY ENTRY

  • 2-NIGHT OVERNIGHT CAMPING SPOTS

  • WIDE RANGE OF FOOD TRUCKS

SEE OUR KNOW BEFORE YOU GO FOR MORE INFORMATION 

Event Schedule

11:00 AM: Early Entry Opens for VIP Guests & Pre-Paid Pop Up Tent Spots

       All Water Slides, Inflatables, Bars & Food Trucks will be open for                    Early Entry Guests

1:00 PM: Free, General Admission (GA) Entry Opens

Free Entry Guests & First Come First Served Pop Up Tent Spots

 

2:30 PM: Live Music Starts - The CheekTones

5:15 PM The Cassandra Long Band playing LIVE

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6:50 PM - 7:00 PM #AFFlyover

7:00 PM - National Anthem

7:45 PM - Pop Up Tents Must Be Taken Down

8:00 PM - Last Call for Food & Beverage

8:30 PM - Bars & Food Trucks Close

9:00 PM - Fireworks

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO 

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We ask that visitors kindly observe the following

 

General Rules

  • General Admission Gates Open at 1:00pm

  • General Admission Parking Lots Open at 12:45pm

  • Cash only - ATMs on site 

  • No outside liquids (including water)

    • ​Bring empty Canisters Free hydration water filling station inside​

  • No BBQs/GRILLs

  • No Animals

  • No Weapons

  • No outside fireworks/Sparklers

  • Lawn chairs & blankets encouraged

  • No Umbrellas / Tents in GA Grass area 

  • All items upon entry are subject to be searched including but not limited to Coolers, Backpacks, Diaper-Bags, Wagons, Strollers, Purses, Totes

  • All Ez Up Spots are laid out for 10' x 10'

Parking

  • VIP Parking: Included in VIP Ticket, Entry Only Available Between 10:30am & 2:00pm, No Re-Entry or Entry allowed to VIP Parking after 2:00pm due to traffic control

  • Pre Paid Ez Up Spots: Since the only parking options that will be available prior to 1:30pm are Watson Lake Parking & Highway 89 you will be guided upon arrival to park in one of these options

    • Once these options are filled you will have the option of Pioneer Park Parking Lot and Free Shuttle​

    • Please keep in mind Pre Paid Ez Up Spots do not include any form or preferred parking

  • General Parking is FREE and available in 3 locations:

    • Watson Lake Parking Lot - in the dirt lot adjacent to Highway 89

    • Highway 89 Parking Lot - Highway is closed and will be used as a parking lot from Watson Lake Roundabout headed South towards Prescott Lakes Parkway

    • Pioneer Park Parking Lot - Free shuttles will be provided to and from Pioneer Park starting at 1:30pm until 8:30pm at which time shuttles will pause for the Fireworks show.  Shuttles will restart after the Firework show and run until all folks in line have been shuttled back to Pioneer Park Parking Lot.

  • Handicap Parking will be offered at Watson Lake Parking Lot and Pioneer Park Parking Lot

Activity Wristbands

Activity All Day Wristbands Include:

  • Include at least 12 Water Slides or Inflatables will be available for all different ages

  • Face Painting from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

  • Photo Booth

EZ Up Tent Spots 10' x 10'

  • No stakes in grass/ground; must use weighted forms to secure Ez Up Tents​ (See Picture for Examples)

  • Designated area for Ez Up Tents Spots on a first come first serve basis starting at 1:00pm

  • We will pre-sell a limited number of dedicated Ez Up Tents Spots

  • See Pre Paid Ez Up Spots and First Come First Served sections below for more details​

Pre Paid Ez Up Spots 10' x 10' Include:

  • 2 Hour Early Arrival

  • Guaranteed Spot and Location of Spot

  • 1 Tent Per Adult Allowed

  • No Extra Tents or Belongings Will Be Allowed in First Come First Served Ez Up Spots Prior to General Admission @ 1:00pm

  • Tents are not provided, you must bring your own tent and weights (No stakes into the ground)

  • See Know Before You Go for Details

VIP Experience

VIP Experience Include:

  • Either (One) Water Slide & Inflatable Wristband OR (Two) Drink Tickets (Adult Beverage or Soft Drink)

  • 2 Hour Early Arrival

  • VIP Parking - See details above

  • Preferred Entry Line at Event Entrance

  • Catered Lunch, Snacks & Dinner

  • Hilltop Gazebo with Preferred Views

  • Side-Stage Viewing Area

  • Private Bars on the Hilltop & Side-Stage  (Hilltop VIP Bar will be the only Full Bar)

  • Golf Cart Shuttles Around Event

  • Dedicated Trailer Restrooms with Running Water

  • Massage Chairs

  • Photo Booth

  • Face Painting from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

  • Large Cooled Relaxation & Dining Tent

  • IV Treatments ($)

  • Tickets Required for Each Person, All Adults and Children Will Require their Own Ticket

  • VIP Experience Does Not Included Pre-Paid Ez Up Spots

  • No Extra Tents or Belongings Will Be Allowed in First Come First Served Ez Up Spots Prior to General Admission @ 1:00pm

Overnight Camping

  • Dry Camping - no hook ups

  • 2-Night Minimum Included in the Cost & Required

    • Required to arrive on Wednesday, July 03, 2024 between 9:00am to 5:00pm

    • Depart on Friday, July 05, 2024 by 12:00pm

    • No vehicles will be allowed in or out of the camping are on Thursday, July 04, 2024

    • For additional nights stay please contact us to arrange payment

  • Please pay close attention to the site you are selecting

    • Camping Site 22 & 24 are for Small RV's or Tents Only

    • Camping Site 28 is for a Tent Only

    • The other camping sites can fit a 30 foot RV or Two Tents

  • Each Camping Site can accommodate 1 vehicle minimum, some can accommodate 2

  • Maximum of 4 guest per site

  • Camping tickets do not include any other tickets

  • Camping sites are located outside of the event gates but directly adjacent to the event

  • Must print and display camping tickets in vehicle at all times

  • Showers are for registered campers only – do not share shower room combination with non-campers. Shower code will be issued by Park Staff

  • Quiet Hours: 10 PM to 7 AM. Turn off any generators at 10 PM

  • Campsites must be kept clean. Deposit trash in designated dumpsters

  • No garbage cans or household items are allowed to be stored outside RV’s or tents

  • Clotheslines not permitted

  • Washing, painting, maintenance or repairing of vehicles not permitted

  • Children are to be under parental supervision at all times

  • We observe fire restrictions imposed by the city and/or US Forest Service. Campfires in designated fire pits only- DO NOT BURN TRASH.

First Come First Served Ez Up 10' x 10'Spots:

  • The gates will open up for First Come First Served Ez Up Spots at 1:00pm

  • Any arrivals prior to 1:00pm that do not have a VIP Experience ticket or a Pre Reserved Ez Up Spot will not be permitted entry until 1:00pm

    • Early arrivals for First Come First Served Ez Up Spots will be allowed to line up in preparation for entry at 1:00pm

  • There will be a specific number of Ez Up Spots available for First Come First Served Use

  • Keep In Mind the spots in the grass area will be predetermined

  • There will be a specific amount of Ez Ups allowed near the children's play ground area

  • Once we have no more spots available for First Come First Served Ez Up Spots you will be told to return the Ez Up to your vehicle and the tent will not be allowed into the event

  • 1 Tent Per Adult

  • Tents are not provided, you must bring your own tent and weights (No stakes into the ground)

SPONSORS

It is not possible without our sponsors. We thank each of our sponsors that continues to support our community.

STARS & STRIPES 

Findlay Prescott Stars & Stripes Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks
Bucky's Casino Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks
Hensley Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks

PATRIOT

LIBERTY

FREEDOM

Rox Media Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks
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MEDIA SPONSOR

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INDEPENDENCE 

Foothills Bank Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks
Development Arizona Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks
Pioneer Title Sponsor of Prescott's 4th- Freedom, Fun & Fireworks
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Contact

PRESCOTTS4TH.COM

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Event Address

 3101 Watson Lake Road

Prescott, AZ 86301

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