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4th of July Fun Guide

Activities to Celebrate 4th of July at Home and Around Southern Arizona

By East Tucson Macaroni Kid June 26, 2020

July 4th celebrations will look different this year, but you can have a red, white, and blue extravaganza right in your own home! We've compiled some of our favorite patriotic craft and food ideas that we've shared over the years. We've also listed some of the virtual and in-person 4th of July events happening around Tucson and Southern Arizona, even a few fireworks displays to view from afar!  Of course, however you choose to spend your 4th of July, be sure to follow all recommended safety precautions for all the things (virus safety, fire safety, water safety...), and have a BLAST!

 Patriotic Crafts




πŸ”΄ 3 Easy July 4th Crafts for Kids 

βšͺ 4th of July candle holders 

πŸ”΅ 4th of July centerpiece 

πŸ”΄ 4th of July crown

βšͺ Patriotic Rocket

πŸ”΅ Patriotic Picnic Placemats (for any patriotic holiday)

Fun Fourth of July Food




πŸ”΄Berry Flag Cake

βšͺDesserts and Sides for 4th of July 

πŸ”΅Easy Star Biscuit Bites

πŸ”΄Patriotic Popsicles

βšͺPatriotic Fruit Pops

πŸ”΅Patriotic Fruit Skewers

πŸ”΄Star-Spangled Watermelon

Fireworks and Other Patriotic Events



πŸ”΄Thursday, July 2 & Friday, July 3: A Salute to America Outdoor Concert at Gaslight Music Hall Oro Valley 

βšͺ Friday, July 3: Paint an American Sky at Creative Juice

πŸ”΅ Friday, July 3: Watch a broadcast of the 2019 Colossal 4th Fireworks on Facebook

πŸŽ† Friday, July 3: Davis Monthan Salute to America Fireworks Display

πŸ”΄ Saturday, July 4: Create your own Fireworks Over Tucson at Creative Juice

βšͺ Saturday, July 4: Let Freedom Sing (Online Event)

πŸŽ† Saturday, July 4: Marana Star-Spangled Spectacular (Fireworks Only)  The Marana fireworks display has been canceled. 

πŸŽ† Saturday, July 4: Town of Sahuarita Fireworks 

πŸŽ† Saturday, July 4: Sierra Vista Fireworks 

πŸŽ† Saturday, July 4: Town of Benson Fireworks 


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