Fireworks

July 4 might be on a Tuesday, but that just means you can catch fireworks for four days instead of one. We rounded up 30 awesome fireworks shows to attend. And in between oohs and aahs, check out some of the great musicals, concerts and other fun events taking place.

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1. Ooh and aah at spectacular fireworks!

Saturday, July 1 to Tuesday, July 4
Celebrate America’s birthday with a literal bang. There are at least 30 fireworks shows in the Valley. Most offer live music, games, rides, activities, grilled food and plenty of patriotic fun.
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2. Relive a tale as old as time

Thursday, June 29 to Sunday, July 2
Experience the magic of Disney’s classic “Beauty and the Beast” as a live-action musical. Enjoy your favorite characters and songs along with jaw-dropping sets and costumes.
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3. Experience a Meltdown

Friday, June 30
Rock out at this live show with the bands Stone Sour (“Through Glass,” “Bother,” and “Fabuless”), Powerman 5000 (“When Worlds Collide,” “Bombshell”) and DED (“Anti-Everything,” “I Exist”).
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4. Smile at a crocodile (or don’t)

Friday, June 30
Watch crocodiles and alligators feed, pet a range of reptiles, go on a night walk to count the crocs, and enjoy a dinner of grilled burgers or hot dogs.
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5. Visit Egypt for the last time

Thursday, June 29 to Saturday, July 1
The Broadway musical “Aida” sees its final performance this weekend. Don’t miss out on the famous love story set in ancient Egypt or the timeless music of Elton John.
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6. Feel fright by laser light

Friday, June 30
Halloween comes early thanks to this pair of laser lights shows set to monster-themed music like “Thriller” and “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” and the works of Metallica.
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7. See a legend

Friday, June 30
Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana brings a fusion of jazz, rock and Latin American music to the Valley stage. Don’t miss 40 years of greatest hits in one show.
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8. Splash around to the sound

Saturday, July 1
Ride fun water slides, splash in cool water and listen – or dance – to live music from artists like Bow Wow, Ty Dollar $ign, Raven Felix, Chanel West Coast and more.
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9. Chow down on food truck deliciousness

Saturday, July 1
Sample more than 20 of the Valley’s best food trucks at this Fourth of July celebration that includes a live DJ, wet bounce houses for kids and more fun. *Free Event!
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10. Hear high-energy country

Sunday, July 2
The final concert of the summer at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park features high-energy country band Mogollon. After the concert stick around for fireworks. *Free Event!
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Out Of The Valley

Giddyup!

Thursday, June 29 to Tuesday, July 4
Head north to the World’s Oldest Rodeo. It offers daily performances that include steer wrestling, wild horse races, bull riding and tons more. Plus, during the weekend, see the Rodeo Parade and visit an arts and crafts show.
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Hot Upcoming Event

Two chances to watch WWE wrestling

Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4
For two days, WWE wrestling comes to the Valley. On Monday, you can watch Monday Night Raw and on Tuesday catch WWE Smackdown Live.

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