Scottsdale 4th of July celebration returns for 6th year

Fireworks will begin at WestWorld of Scottsdale on July 4, at 9 p.m.

Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration returns for the sixth year to the 300,000 square-foot fully air-conditioned Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

The annual event will take place 4-9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, for a full night of Fourth of July fun suitable for all ages.

WestWorld of Scottsdale is at 16601 N. Pima Road.

This sixth year celebration takes on the theme “Fortnite 4th” featuring gamers live in action on a 16×9 LED Wall, Fortnite-themed games for kids to enjoy, and a full menu of Fortnite-themed food and beverages including Fortnite Fries, Rice Krispy Med Kits and more available for purchase.

This red, white and blue event brings together rides, interactive games and food for the whole family, all within a cool environment, ending the night with a bang — a fireworks show at approximately 9 p.m.

Guests attending the event have the option to upgrade their experience with a Backyard Barbecue ticket.

Paying $35 in advance, admission includes unlimited food by Chef Michael DeMaria of M Culinary, including hamburgers and cheeseburgers, barbecue pulled pork, Vienna Beef hot dogs, potato salad, green salad, watermelon, all-American desserts and ice cream, and beverages in an exclusive area encompassing the South Hall.

Scottsdale 4th of July will have activities for all ages. (Independent Newsmedia/Arianna Grainey)

This ticket delivers a photo booth to capture patriotic moments, lawn games including cornhole, as well as unlimited access to all the fun, games, and festivities for the whole family throughout the event.

General admission tickets include free activities:

  • Fireworks
  • Fortnite 4th Experience
  • Watch pro gamers live on giant screen
  • Battle Royale laser tag
  • Live DJ dance party — Show off your best Fortnite moves!
  • Build a fort and chop it down
  • Fortnite Nerf target practice
  • Fortnite temporary tattoos
  • Contests and prizes
  • Good Karma K9Z stunt show
  • Superhero appearances by Captain Marvel and Captain America
  • Pony rides by Carter’s Farm
  • Petting zoo by Carter’s Farm
  • Bull riding show by Mercer Rodeo
  • Mutton busting by Mercer Rodeo
  • Game trucks
  • Food and beverage options

Kids wristbands are also available for purchase for unlimited fun featuring exciting rides and features.

Scottsdale 4th of July is presented by Plexus Worldwide, M Culinary Concepts, R Entertainment and Hensley Beverage Company.

Guests also have the option to park on the polo field at WestWorld with friends and family for $20 a carload to see the fireworks show set against the McDowell Mountains. Polo field lot opens at 7 p.m.

Tickets at Scottsdale4th.com.

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