JULY 3-4, 2021
memories are waiting to be made.
There isn’t a single better place to spend 4th of July weekend than in Arizona’s hometown: Payson. Come enjoy family fun, gorgeous weather, and everyone’s favorite… fireworks over the lake. If you’ve been before, you know that it’s magical. If you’ve never been, what are you waiting for? Make this 4th of july one to remember.
STAY UP TO DATE
The Town of Payson has received several inquiries about the fourth of July Fireworks show, scheduled to be held on 07-04-2021. We have heard from residents who want the show to go on and residents concerned about risks associated with the show. The Town appreciates the feedback we have received and has used all of the information available to make an informed decision.
The Town of Payson intends to shoot fireworks at the fourth of July celebration held at Green Valley Park, provided it can be done safely. The Town of Payson will continue to evaluate its ability to safely shoot fireworks up until launch time and reserves the right to cancel the show to preserve the health, safety, and welfare of residents of the Town.
Saturday Schedule – July 3
8 AM – Payson Golf Club
Enjoy a beautiful Saturday morning on the green at Payson Golf Club at this 9-hole scramble to benefit Friends of Payson Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. Call (928) 474-2273 to register.
Summer Concert Series
7 PM – Green Valley Park
Join locals and visitors alike for this free summer staple at Green Valley Park. Sol DeVille is a multi-genre band that all will enjoy. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and experience a cool, star-filled evening full of music and fun.
Sunday Schedule – July 4
Join us for the following free activities taking place at Green Valley Park
There will be no alcohol served or allowed at Green Valley Park. This rule is strictly enforced by staff and Law Enforcement. Violators may be asked to leave the park and/or face charges.
There will be limited parking available at Green Valley Park on July 4th. Please plan accordingly by accessing THIS MAP. As a reminder, it is a violation of ARS code 28-873 to block private driveways. We appreciate you abiding by “NO PARKING” signs and staff’s requests.
There will be a shuttle service to Green Valley Park from Payson High School beginning at 4pm and ending at 9:45pm. Please plan accordingly, especially if you are in need of Handicap-Accessible parking.
Reading of the Declaration of Independence
9 AM – Museum Parking Lot
A moment to remember our freedoms together as a community.
Gospel Hour by Six Gal 'n Hat
10:30 AM – Green Valley Park Stage
Enjoy classic Gospel tunes by local family band.
Kid & Family Games
12 – 3 PM – Green Valley Park
All kids are welcome to play the “classics”., each beginning on the hour. 12pm: Egg Race | 1pm: Water Balloon Toss | 2pm: Tug of War
Pie Eating Contest
3 PM – Green Valley Park
Both adults and kids are welcome to participate in this fun, American game. make sure you come hungry! Ages 13 & under at 3pm, ages 14+ at 3:30. *Must sign waiver prior to participation. If under 18, accompanying parent/ guardian signature required.
Live Music By Splash
4 PM – 9 PM – Amphitheater
Sit on the grass and enjoy popular cover songs, or get up and dance! Either way, it’s a good ole time.
Fireworks Over The Lake
9 PM – Green Valley Park
Tt’s what everyone has been waiting for! Enjoy a firework show like you’ve never seen before reflected over the lake.
*Time could be delayed due to safety or weather, so we appreciate your patience.
Fireworks provided by Green Valley Water and Town of Payson Water Department.
Will there be food?
Will there be fireworks?
The fireworks portion of the 4th of July weekend is currently being evaluated on a daily basis. Updates to the event of any kind will be made here on the official site as well as on Facebook at @AdventurePayson
Where do I park?
What should we bring?
A few more things...
- Dogs are welcome as long as they are mild-mannered. Town ordinances require that they must be leashed at all times.
- Public consumption of alcohol is prohibited in the park and at all listed events.
- Staking is not allowed in the park. If you bring a canopy, please be prepared to weigh it down with sand or another weight. Stakes cannot be used.