Voted the Best Small Town in Arizona and nestled among the cool pines of the majestic Mogollon Rim - Payson, Arizona comes alive in patriotic colors during its 4th of July Celebration. Whether you are a local Payson resident or a visitor, you will be treated to a show well worth the trip. Payson is known for its beautiful weather in July and breathtaking sunsets. So bring your chairs, a picnic basket and blanket, or grab some food from one of the vendors that will be on hand and enjoy a day of fun. The fireworks show & games are all FREE to the public. The event will feature, great food vendors, bouncy houses, games, prizes, music, and beautiful scenery. Don't forget that Payson is generally 20 degrees cooler than Phoenix.
4TH OF JULY WEEKEND IN PAYSON, ARIZONA
Come and enjoy Fun, Food, Entertainment & Fireworks
8:00 AM: Patriotic Ceremony will start off the celebration with a patriotic salute to those men and women who have made this a free country.
1-4:00 PM: Kid games. Kids will enjoy everything from sack races to egg toss to tug of war. Finally we will conduct the 4th Annual Payson Arizona Foot Races.
6:00-9:00 PM: Live music by the The J. Powers Band
COME SEE A GREAT SHOW IN GREEN VALLEY PARK!
9:00 PM: FIREWORKS. Enjoy one of Arizona’s most spectacular fireworks shows. Surrounded on the west by the Mazatzal Mountain Range, on the East by the Granite Dells and to the North the Majestic Mogollon Rim, Green Valley Park is a picturesque setting for a spectacular night of fun, bright lights and large boom!
Enjoy live entertainment, laid back atmosphere, and food vendors at the Summer Concert Series. The performing band is Bonfire Band
Time: 7-9 PM
Place: Green Valley Park
Free Shuttle to Green Valley Park
Due to the popularity of this event we have started running buses from the Payson High School to Green Valley Park. On July 4, starting at 5:30 pm, a shuttle bus will pick you up at the Payson High School administration parking lot (off of McLane rd.) and transport you to Green Valley Park. After the show the buses will return you to your car.
Directions: From Highway 260 & 87 - go west on Longhorn Road and turn left on McLane Rd. Follow signs to the Payson High School administration parking lot. This will be the main pick up and drop off point.