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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Fourth of July Fireworks

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Join the City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation department for the annual free Fourth of July Celebration on Sunday, July 4. Kicking off the Fourth of July festivities is the Volleyball Tournament held at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave. Registration for the free tournament begins at 7:15 a.m. Space is limited to the first eight teams (up to 10 players per team) to register. Tournament begins at 8 a.m. Spectators must pay pool admission to swim (no fee to watch tournament). Admission is waived for tournament participants. The aquatic center will be open for open swim from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. that day (daily admission rates apply).4th of July poster-low res

Evening events are located at the Apache Junction High School football field. Gates for the event open at 6 p.m. Game booths, hosted by local non-profit organizations and activities for kids will take place starting at 6 p.m. Some of the activities include water games, bicycle, wagon and tricycle float contest (judging at 6:30 p.m.), activity packs, face painting and live entertainment. Corporate Lockdown will be rocking out some tunes on the event stage from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and will kick off the Fireworks Extravaganza at 8:30 p.m. The fireworks show is presented by Republic Services. This is a free event, open to the public (a small fee for food and game booths will apply).

Parking is limited, so please come early. There will be traffic restrictions. Please plan for delays. The Fourth of July festivities are all located on school property and no consumer fireworks, alcohol, smoking glass containers, pets or weapons will be allowed at the event or adjacent parking/viewing areas (bags and coolers brought in to the facility will be checked). If you choose to bring a pop-up tent into the event grounds you will be required to bring sandbags to anchor the tent to the ground. 

Food and drinks will be available to purchase on site. If you have a request for accommodation please contact the Parks department prior to the event. Only service animals will be permitted into the stadium. We would like to thank our fireworks presenting sponsor Republic Services, as well as our event supporters the Apache Junction Unified School District, Apache Junction Little League, Superstition Fire and Medical, the Apache Junction Police Department and Superstition Mountain Community Facilities District No. 1; without their assistance, this event would not be possible.

For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (480) 474-5240 or visit our website at www.apachejunctionaz.gov/parks.

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