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Town of Marana gets ready for their biggest event of the year

The 'Star-Spangled Spectacular' runs from 5pm - 9:30 pm on July 4
Posted at 7:00 PM, Jul 03, 2024

MARANA, Ariz. (KGUN) — With the 4th of July tomorrow, many are preparing for the holiday’s festivities, including the Town of Marana. The town’s 4th of July celebration is its biggest event of the year, attracting more than 12,000 people.

The ‘Star-Spangled Spectacular’ takes place at Crossroads at Silverbell District Park located at 7548 N. Silverbell Road. The event kicks at 5 p.m. and runs through 9:30 p.m., with the firework show beginning at 9 p.m.

Some of the attractions include:

  • Food trucks
  • Vendors
  • Performers
  • Activities
  • Car show

New this year is a 12-foot community mural people will be able to paint on.
“We really want to provide a quality product for our citizens so we try to make things as free as possible,” Town of Marana Recreation Superintendent Bob Stinson said. “We have plenty of options. We invite people to bring coolers, bring their own snacks, bring their own food, just show up and have a good time.”

Additional free parking for the event will be available at Coyote Trail Elementary School, 8000 N. Silverbell Road, and the former urgent care on Silverbell Road. Free shuttle rides will be given to and from the park throughout the event.

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Madison Thomas joined KGUN 9 in July of 2023 as a multimedia journalist. She graduated from Arizona State University in May of 2023 with a degree in journalism and mass communication. She has lived in Arizona her entire life and grew up in Douglas. Madison is thrilled to share the stories from the community she grew up in. Share your story ideas and important issues with Madison by emailing madison.thomas@kgun9.com or by connecting on InstagramTwitter or Facebook.