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4th of July firework shows return to Southern Arizona, where to watch

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Posted at 9:50 AM, Jun 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 19:24:17-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Firework shows are returning to Southern Arizona this year!

Here's where to go for all the best "oohs" and "aahs."

This article will be updated as more shows are announced.

Tucson | July 4 | "A" Mountain

The City of Tucson confirmed plans for its annual "A" Mountain fireworks celebration starting at 9:15 p.m. on July 4.

Free parking is available at the Tucson Convention Center's Parking Lot B (off Cushing Street between Granada and Church avenues) or Parking Lot C (off Granada between Broadway Boulevard and Cushing Street). Paid parking is also available at the Mercado District lots (south of Congress Street off of Avenida del Convento and Linda Avenue) for $5.

Tucson | July 4 | Casino Del Sol

The casino has not revealed plans for fireworks.

Tucson - July 3 | 7 p.m. | Kino Sports Complex, 2817 E. Ajo Way

Fireworks will start following the 7 p.m. FC Tucsn game against Fort Lauderdale CF.

Oro Valley - July 4 | 9 p.m. | 810 W. Naranja Drive

The Town of Oro Valley is not hosting an in-person event, but fireworks will still be launched into the sky for the community to enjoy. The show begins at 9 p.m. at Naranja Park and will last for 20 minutes.

"In lieu of an event, the Town ordered larger shells (fireworks) to be seen from greater distances," said Communications Administrator Misti Nowak. The show will also be streamed on Oro Valley's Facebook page.

Marana | July 4 | 5 - 9:30 p.m. | 7548 North Silverbell Road

The Star Spangled Spectacular is back! The Marana event will feature 25 food vendors, a splash pad, music and fireworks at the end of the night.

"To ensure the comfort and safety of our residents, Town staff will be following CDC-recommended safety guidelines for events and large gatherings," said the event's description.

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base| July 2 | 6-9 p.m. | 12000 E. Tanque Verde Rd.

"Salute to America" will begin with a 4 p.m. festival at the Outdoor Recreation Complex & Bama Park on base. The event is not open to the public.

Sahuarita | July 3 | 6-9 p.m. | 15466 S. Rancho Sahuarita Blvd

Sahuarita's Red, White & Boom celebration takes place the July 3. Attendees can enjoy food trucks, kids activities, and music. Viewing areas include North Santa Cruz Park and Anza Trail Park sports fields.

Douglas | July 2-4 | 1412-1598 5th St

The Fourth of July Summer of Freedom Celebration spans the entire weekend at Veterans Park. On Friday, July 2, the city of Douglas is having a movie night. The next day, a parade will commence on G Ave. at 10 a.m. Finally, on July 4, a day-long celebration will take place from 11 - 10 p.m., ending with a fireworks display.

Nogales | July 4 | 1500 N Hohokam Dr

A 4th of July celebration is happening at Fleischer Park in Nogales this Independence Day. The fireworks begin at 8:30 p.m.

Patagonia | July 4

Patagonia's "Hometown" parade starts at 11 a.m. at the Patagonia Schools parking lot. A firework show will begin at dusk, according to the Patagonia Regional Times.

Tombstone | July 4

Tombstone Fire Department's annual 4th of July Celebration starts at 7:30 p.m. at Medigovich Field.