4th of July Celebration


Event Details

Morning Activities

Superstition Shadows Aquatics

4-on-4 Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament

Registration for the free tournament begins at 7:15am. Space is limited to the first 8 teams (up to 10 players per team) to register. Tournament begins at 8am. Admission is waived for tournament participants. Spectators will be required to pay the pool admission fee.

Open Swim

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center will be open for swimming from 9am-3pm on Tuesday, July 4 (daily admission rates apply). For information on hours and rates click here

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Main Event

The main event is located at Superstition Shadows Park, 1091 W Southern Ave, in the area south of the skate park. The gates will open at 6 pm. This is a free event, open to the public (a small fee for food and game booths will apply).Game booths, hosted by local organizations and activities for kids will take place at the field starting at 6pm. Bicycle, Tricycle, & Wagon Mini Float Contest - judging at 6:30 p.m., floats should be placed in front of the main Parks & Recreation booth- Winners will be announced around 7:30pm during the bands intermission.

Parking and traffic for this event is limited. Please see our parking/traffic map for details on entering/exiting the event. We are excited to offer a shuttle service this year, running on a loop from the AJHS parking lots to the event area! There will be two pickup locations, one at the southwest corner of the south AJHS parking lot, and one near the AJHS north gymnasium. The shuttles will begin at 5:45pm and run continuously until 8:15pm, pausing for the Fireworks show. 15 minutes after the Fireworks show is over, the shuttles will begin to run again until 9:30pm. You can see the Shuttle Route here

The event is NOT at the High School Football/track field. There will not be access through the school property from the south parking lot. There will be a shuttle pick up in this parking lot. Should you choose to walk you will be walking 3/4 mile, you will follow the shuttle route (using the sidewalks) listed on the map. 

Please note that the following items are prohibited: Consumer Fireworks, Smoking/Vaping, Alcohol, Pets, Glass Containers, & Weapons. All bags/coolers will be checked at the gate. 

The event is NOT at the High School Football/track field. 

4th of July Booth and Food Truck Information-We are not taking new vendors at this time.

Promote your local business, food trucks or non-profit agency during our activities geared for the whole family!  

Vendors will be required to either be a registered non-profit, have a City of Apache Junction business license or purchase temporary license ($15).

Also, if you plan on selling anything you will need to purchase a TPT license through the state.

Questions? Contact jgrimm@apachejunctionaz.gov

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The Fireworks Extravaganza - 8:30pm*

The fireworks show is the main event! The show will begin at 8:30pm, and you definitely don't want to miss it!

*Weather permitting.


Thank you to our event sponsors & supporting agencies that make this event possible!

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