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    Celebrate 4th of July With Special Rates, Activities and Events

    4th of July at Arizona resorts
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    What if you could take your family on a mini-vacation at one of our beautiful Phoenix or Scottsdale local resorts, enjoy a special 4th of July celebration, and get a great rate, too? Several of the hotels in Greater Phoenix want to entice you to celebrate with them, while enjoying the resort amenities, dining and other features without having to drive too far or buy a plane ticket. When you consider what you can save on travel expense and travel time, these are great deals for a memorable mini-vacation!

    More options for enjoying July 4th:

    Notes: 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.

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    Fourth of July Freedom Fest at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

    Fairmont Scottsdale Princess 4th of July
    ••• Courtesy of Accor Hotels

    The 4th 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.

    Resort guests will be treated to vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefiting military families.

    The all-new Sunset Beach is the resort's news and largest pool, a 7,000 sq. ft. paradise at the Princess with 830 tons of soft, chilled white sand, splash pad, glamorous cabanas, plus the new Mermaid University and Swashbuckler Academy for little guests. At the 6,000 square-foot Sonoran Splash pool complex, families can have a ball surfing in the SplashRider X-treme water ride and racing down 200-foot waterslides, while the Fairmont Fun Team leads young guests in games.

    See pictures from a previous Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Independence Day celebration.

    2017 Fourth of July Freedom Fest

    The 4th of July...MORE Freedom Fest features a vintage air show, three tribute band concerts, five nights of fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefitting military families, June 30-July 4, 2017.

    Saluting Heroes & Vintage Air Shows
    On July 4 approximately 30 vintage military aircraft that flew in World War II, Korea and in 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. Miniature flags will be provided to guests on the ground to cheer on the crews. At the Trailblazers Kids Club, veterans will meet with kid campers.

    Fairmont Freedom Fest Tribute Concerts & Fireworks
    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, are complimentary for overnight guests or those dining in La Hacienda, Bourbon Steak, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar or Ironwood American Kitchen. 

    Friday, June 30 & Saturday, July 1
    9 p.m. Fireworks Show

    Sunday, July 2
    7:45 p.m. Concert seating on the Lagoon Lawn for hotel & restaurant guests. Kids Pre-Show with Grammy award-winning Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
    8:15 p.m. Star Spangled Banner and All Veterans Parachute Team Jump
    8:30 p.m. The Spazmatics, self-proclaimed "nerds who rock"
    9 p.m. Fireworks 
    9:15 p.m. Spazmatics concert resumes

    Monday, July 3
    7:45 p.m. Concert seating on the Lagoon Lawn for hotel & restaurant guests. Kids Pre-Show with Grammy award-winning Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
    8:15 p.m. Star Spangled Banner and All Veterans Parachute Team Jump
    8:30 p.m. Drive (county music)
    9 p.m. Fireworks 
    9:15 p.m. Drive concert resumes

    Tuesday, July 4
    4:45 p.m. Vintage Air Show, best viewed from Princess Pool & Lagoons
    7:45 p.m. Concert seating on the Lagoon Lawn for hotel & restaurant guests. Kids Pre-Show with Grammy award-winning Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
    8:15 p.m. Star Spangled Banner and All Veterans Parachute Jump
    8:30 p.m. MJ Live (Michael Jackson tribute band)
    9 p.m. Fireworks 9:15 p.m. MJ Live concert resumes 

    Patriotic, Poolside!
    Sunset Beach is the resort's newest and largest pool, a 7,000 sq. ft. paradise at the Princess with 830 tons of soft, chilled white sand, splash pad, glamorous cabanas and swimming with mermaids. At the 6,000 square-foot Sonoran Splash pool complex, families can have a ball racing down 200-foot waterslides, while the Funergy Team is on deck leading games with music from DJ Splash. 

    Red, white and blue frozen drinks and watermelon eating contests round-out the fun. At night, the Sonoran Splash pool transforms into the Techno Glo Party, with fog, lasers and LED hula hoopers. Not to miss are the resort's newest friends and robot siblings, Techno-Bots Beta and Blast, who are celebrating the resort's 30th birthday, blasting into the future.

    4th of July Vacation Packages 
    The summer's popular Summer Splash Birthday Bash Package includes a $50 daily resort credit that can be applied toward spa, dining or Trailblazer's Kids Club. During the 4th of July Freedom Fest, this vacation package starts from $199, plus taxes, parking and a daily $30 resort fee. The 4th of July Freedom Fest VIP Gold Package, offering a more exclusive experience and especially ideal for couples. This package includes luxury accommodations in Fairmont Gold, along with a red, white and blue welcome amenity including fruit flavored waters, complimentary daily breakfast and afternoon hors d'oeuvres in the Fairmont Gold Lounge and reserved VIP seating at the Freedom Fest concerts. This package is offered July 2-4, 2017 and starts from $314 per night plus parking and daily resort fee.

    Freedom Fest Benefits Military Families
    A portion of the proceeds from Fairmont's 4th of July Freedom Fest will benefit Friends of Freedom, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting veterans, active duty service members and their families.

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    Resort Details

    The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is located in North Scottsdale.

    Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
    7575 E. Princess Drive
    Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    480-585-4848

    Visit the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess online.

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    4th of July at The Wigwam

    Wigwam Arizona
    ••• The Wigwam Lodge Pool. Courtesy The Wigwam

    The Wigwam is one of the few destination resorts in the area that is not in Phoenix or Scottsdale! Litchfield Park is west of Phoenix. It is a lovely, full service Southwestern-style historic property, with pools, golf, spa and upscale dining.

    Red, White & BOOM is the name for The Wigwam Great American 4th of July Celebration on the Patriot Golf Course from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with fireworks to follow (weather permitting). Complimentary admission to the firework show on the first fairway of the Patriot Golf Course. Bring your chairs, blankets, and beach towels. Bring cash for food and beverage vendors. The event also features live DJ entertainment, a Kid Zone with bounce houses, and water slides. Unlimited rides & activities wrist band are available for purchase, discounted for active Military ID. 

    Additional Fourth of July Activities at The Wigwam for Resort Guests

    • noon to 1 p.m. Arts & Crafts in Sun Lounge
    • 1:30 p.m to 2 p.m Obstacle Course at The Tower Pool
    • 2:30 p.m to 3 p.m...MORE Duck Races (down the water slide) at The Tower Pool
    • 4 p.m to 4:30 p.m Water Balloon Game on Litchfield Lawn

    The Wigwam also offers Summer Special Packages.

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    Hotel Details

    The Wigwam
    300 East Wigwam Blvd.
    Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340
    623-935-3811

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    4th of July at Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

    The McCormick Pool at The Scottsdale Resort
    ••• The McCormick Pool at The Scottsdale Resort. Siegel Photographic Inc.

    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.

    Special staycation packages are offered all summer.

    Looking for reservations at Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch? Check guest reviews and prices for Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch on TripAdvisor.

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    Hotel Details

    Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
    7700 East McCormick Parkway
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    480-991-9000
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    Independence Day Celebration at W Scottsdale

    Independence Day Celebration at W Scottsdale
    ••• Courtesy of W Scottsdale

    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...MORE all non-hotel guests. 

    VIP Cabanas and Daybed + Table reservations may be made by calling 602-405-0099.

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    Resort Details

    W Scottsdale is located in downtown Scottsdale, Arizona.

    W Scottsdale
    7277 E. Camelback Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    480-970-2100
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    Red, White and Boom at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale

    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort pool
    ••• Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa's 4th of July weekend celebration features a "Dive-In" movie night. Courtesy of Marriott International, Inc.

    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.

    Splash into Summer
    Receive a $50 resort credit and complimentary self-parking

    Stay More, Save More
    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...MORE 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.

    Looking for reservations at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch that don't involve a special package? Check guest reviews and prices for Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch on TripAdvisor.

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    Resort Details

    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch is located in central Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
    7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258

    480-444-1234
    Visit Hyatt Regency Scottsdale online.

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    Celebrate Fourth of July at The Phoenician

    Car show July 4 at The Phoenician
    ••• The Model A club of Arizona at The Phoenician. Courtesy of 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.

    Dive-In Movie
    Saturday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. A family-friendly movie on the big screen.

    Weekend Inflatables
    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...MORE wearing a frozen t-shirt? 

    Indoor Carnival
    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. 

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    Hotel Details

    The Phoenician
    6000 E. Camelback Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85253
    800-888-8234
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    Star-Spangled Weekend at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

    Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass 4th of July
    ••• Fourth of July Family Fun Weekend​ at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Courtesy of 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...MORE 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: JULY4

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    Resort Details

    Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass is located south of Phoenix in Chandler, Arizona.

    Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
    5594 West Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
    Chandler, AZ 85226
    602-225-0100

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    4th of July Weekend at We-Ko-Pa Resort

    We-Ko-Pa Resort
    ••• Courtesy of 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.

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    We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
    10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ  85264
    480-789-5320
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    Independence Day Pool Party Weekend at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

    LUSTRE Rooftop Bar at Hotel Palomar Phoenix
    ••• LUSTRE Rooftop Bar. Courtesy of 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. 

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    Hotel Details

    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
    2 E. Jefferson Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
    602-253-6633
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    Patriotic PaintScaping at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

    Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
    ••• Paintscaping at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Courtesy of 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.

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    The Westin...MORE Kierland Resort & Spa 
    6902 E. Greenway Parkway
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254

    480-624-1000

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    4th of July Weekend at Hotel Valley Ho

    Hotel Valley Ho
    ••• Courtesy of 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). 

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    Hotel Valley Ho
    6850 E. Main St.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    480-376-...MORE2600
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    4th of July Weekend at Arizona Biltmore

    Biltmore Hotel
    ••• Courtesy 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.  

    For more information and reservations, call 800-950-0086.

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    Arizona Biltmore
    2400 E. Missouri Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    6...MORE02-955-6600

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    4th of July Weekend at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort

    JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
    ••• Courtesy of JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

    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).

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    JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
    5350 East Marriott Drive
    Phoenix, Arizona 85054

    480-293-5000
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