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Celebrate July Fourth with Special Rates, Activities, and Events
Many resorts in around Phoenix and Scottsdale offer specials over the Fourth of July. These usually include access to special Independence Day parties and celebrations at the hotel. They can also be great bases for exploring Arizona over the holiday.
Note: All activities, offerings and prices are subject to change without notice. For resort stays, there may be additional charges like a resort fee and taxes. Bookings are subject to availability and other restrictions may apply.Continue to 2 of 14 below.
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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
The Fourth of July Freedom Fest is one of Fairmont Scottsdale Princess' signature "Legacy Events," a series of memorable special events presented each year for the local community and resort guests. The event, which happens between June 29-July 4, 2018, features a vintage air show, tribute band concerts, six nights of fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes, and poolside fun.
Vintage Air Shows
On July 4, more than 28 vintage military aircraft that flew in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam will fly over the resort, piloted by retired veterans. The air show concludes with a military parachutist from the All Veterans Parachute Team soaring through the skies and landing with American and military flags.
Dance and celebrate with live music under the stars at the Princess Lagoon Lawn. The Freedom Fest tribute concerts, with a patriotic introduction and fireworks intermission, will occur three consecutive nights from July 2-4.Continue to 3 of 14 below.
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Red, White, and BOOM is The Wigwam's Fourth of July celebration on the Patriot Golf Course from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with fireworks to follow (weather permitting). Admission is free to the firework show on the first fairway of the Patriot Golf Course. The event also features live DJ entertainment, a Kid Zone with bounce houses, and water slides. Unlimited rides and activities wrist bands are available for purchase and are discounted for active military.Continue to 4 of 14 below.
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Red, White and Boom at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch includes a 2.5-acre water playground with 10 swimming pools; a 30’, 3-story, high-speed waterslide; a sandy beach; beachside putting green, 28’ Rock Climbing Wall with a section for the younger children, five restaurants, and 27 holes of championship golf.
2017 Red, White and Boom Fireworks Extravaganza
From June 30 through July 4, 2017 two holiday packages are offered. Special room promotions must be booked 7 days in advance. All rates include Deluxe Guestroom, Friday Night Poolside “Cosmic Glow” and “Extreme Video Game Party;” Saturday Night Laser Tag and Dive-In Movie Night; Welcome “Desert Rose” (alcoholic & nonalcoholic) upon check-in.
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Receive a $50 resort credit and complimentary self-parking
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Receive a $19 reduced resort fee, 15% off of a two night stay and 20% off of a three night stay.
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From Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4, there are many fun and festive... activities planned for all ages. Beachside, there will be Waterslide Races, Watermelon Eating Contest, Patriotic Crafts, Airbrush Tattoos, kids and adults mermaid classes, a Dive-In Movie, Cosmic Glow Night, Patriotic Photo Booth, a cowboy sing-along, Native dancers, and making s’mores. Adults can stay fit with Lobo Fitness for a total body workout and relax and rejuvenate in Spa Avania with its “Star Spangled Spa Specials.” Center Stage Bar features live nightly entertainment.
On the evening of July 4 there will be a special “Kids Koncert” from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by the Shining Star Band, performing from 7:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The traditional “Red, White and Blue Picnic” (Adults - $30, Children ages 6 to 12 - $15, complimentary 5 and under) on Terrace Court, overlooking the spectacular fireworks display.
Where else in the Sonoran Desert can one reserve a private “starspangled” gondola cruise, the perfect spot for an unobstructed view of the fireworks? Included is a bottle of Champagne for the adults and a non-alcoholic “sparkly” for the kids. Advance reservations required through the Resort Concierge.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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Celebrate Fourth of July at The Phoenician
The Phoenician in Scottsdale undergoes a major renovation in 2017, but there will still be 4th of July staycation fun for those who take advantage of the deeply discounted summer rates. Hotel guests are invited to participate in family-friendly Independence Day activities.
Golf Course Safari Tours
Friday - Sunday, June 30 through July 2, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Explore the natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert on an informative sunrise tour. Discover the local flora and fauna - all from the comfort of your golf cart. 24-hour advanced reservation required, 480-423-2572.
Decorate Your Own Visor
Saturday, July 1, 4 p.m. Using fabric markers, kids can decorate their own visor to wear at the Funicians Club.
Saturday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. A family-friendly movie on the big screen.
Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids can come and slide on the inflatable water slide.
Frozen T-Shirt Relay Race
Sunday, July 2 at 2 p.m. How quickly can you race across the finish line... wearing a frozen t-shirt?
Saturday July 1 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Indoor 4th of July festivities complete with an inflatable obstacle course, games, face painting, balloon art, crafts and more.Continue to 6 of 14 below.
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Star-Spangled Weekend at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, located on the Gila River Indian Community, is a total destination resort showcasing the heritage, culture, art and legends of the Pima and Maricopa Tribes. The resort offerings include 500 culturally-themed rooms, the Native American Aji Spa, 36-holes of Troon-managed golf at Whirlwind Golf Club, the 1,000-acre Koli Equestrian Center, and River Boat Adventures that include pedal boats, water bikes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards.
2017 Sip, Soak & Splash Star-Spangled 4th of July Weekend Package
Rates from $159 per night, based on a two-night minimum length of stay (Sat/ Sun stay required) and includes accommodations in a luxurious guestroom, the resort’s exclusive 4th of July fireworks show (on Sat. July 1st at 9:30 p.m.) and a total of four (4) wristbands granting entrance for two children and two adults into the resort’s soak and splash waterpark lawn which is happening Saturday and Sunday. All guests on this VIP package will also enjoy... a glow party, an all weekend indoor bounce fest, Native American culturally themed programming, live poolside music as well as Cinema Splash, outdoor games and much more. Mention rate plan: JULY4Continue to 7 of 14 below.
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4th of July Weekend at We-Ko-Pa Resort
We-Ko-Pa Resort is located in Fountain Hills, near Scottsdale and North Mesa. The Fort McDowell Casino is adjacent to the resort, and the We-Ko-Pa Golf Course offers a premium golf experience.
Stay two nights and get the third night free, with rates starting at $129 per night. Includes waived Resort Fee. On July 1 and 2 the resort will feature inflatables, a DJ and drink specials. The 4th of July Special Package valid June 30 through July 4, 2017, subject to availability. Not valid with other offers.Continue to 8 of 14 below.
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Independence Day Pool Party Weekend at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
On the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE will have guest DJs and live music, vodka samplings and food specials. The pool opens at 11 a.m. and is open to the public, no cover.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Patriotic PaintScaping at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
In the evenings June 19 through July 4, 2017, Resort guests and locals alike can enjoy one-of-a-kind PaintScaping, in which themed 3D images and animations are projected across the Resort’s 11-story main building and set to music. The art of “PaintScaping,” derived from ‘painting the landscape,’ merges a virtual world with the existing world by projecting 3-dimensional digital mapping onto buildings that act as the canvas for characters, colors, and objects as living and moving parts of the façade. The PaintScaping show will feature all-American imagery paired with patriotic music. Held at 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. nightly, the show is free and open to the public.Continue to 10 of 14 below.
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4th of July Weekend at Hotel Valley Ho
Five days of poolside fun on 4th of July weekend. During Rosé Friday, June 30, enjoy rosé specials all day including $8 glasses, $30 bottles and Chandon Rosé Froseé for $12. Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, DJ JonnY Rogers is taking over the turntables from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays are for registered hotel guests only. On Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and 4, enjoy half-off cabanas and daybeds, along with $5 Deep Eddy Vodka cocktails. DJ Q will also be spinning on Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Book the Stay2Play Package and get a $50 resort credit. Return guests will also get a choice of two welcome drinks or a room upgrade (upon arrival, based on availability).Continue to 11 of 14 below.
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4th of July Weekend at Arizona Biltmore
The Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, will offer resort guests family-friendly holiday activities and entertainment at very affordable rates for the 4th of July weekend.
The resort is hosting a series of weekend-long, family-friendly festivities with highlights that include swimming with mermaids, a live DJ, Splash Cinema “Dive In” movie showings, astronomer-led stargazing, complimentary cookie decorating and salsa demonstrations live music and more. To celebrate the patriotic holiday, guests can expect a stunning show of fireworks over the Squaw Peak Lawn, set against the Sonoran backdrop of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve.Continue to 12 of 14 below.
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4th of July Weekend at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort
An award-winning resort in North Phoenix, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa provides and upscale experience for couples as well as families. If you are visiting and planning a holiday vacation in the Phoenix area, or if you are a local looking for a weekend staycation of pampering and relaxation, this resort has golf, fine dining, an amazing spa, great pools and more.
The resort has an array of family-friendly activities planned for 4th of July weekend! From Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4 the resort will host golf clinics, scavenger hunts, back-of-the-house tours, pool games, contests, live entertainment, DJ at the pool, dive-in movies, outdoor barbecues, and patriotic crafts (not all activities are scheduled for every day).Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Throughout the summer, the hotel hosts live guest DJ’s, fashion shows, music performances and more. Guests and locals can cool off with a plunge into the hotel’s rooftop WET Pool, with refreshingly chilled water, underwater music and sleek portholes offering sneaky, cheeky views to guests arriving below. The WET Pool Deck is the ultimate day club, all year long.
4th of July Weekend at WET
W Scottsdale will host pool parties Friday through Tuesday of 4th of July weekend. The DJ duo Posso will be performing on Sunday, July 2, and tickets are $20. With the exception of Tuesday, July 4 when the party takes place from noon to 10 p.m., all pool parties will run from noon to 6 p.m. On July 4 at 9 p.m. there will be a rooftop fireworks display.
Room packages are available with rates starting at $184, and include two WET Deck wristbands per bed (must be 21+), which will allow guests entry to all happenings on the WET Deck. There is a cover $20 fee on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday for... all non-hotel guests.Continue to 14 of 14 below.
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Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
The Scottsdale will be rockin’ with the Mark Long Band on 4th of July weekend with live music poolside:
- Saturday July 1 from noon to 5 p.m.
- Sunday July 2 from noon to 5 p.m.
- Monday July 3 from noon to 5 p.m.
On Saturday, July 1 resort guests are invited to relax and cool off in the pool while watching the movie, Wayne’s World.