Fireworks in Cottonwood and Verde Valley
Happy 4th of July to you! If you want to see some fireworks this year in the Verde Valley, Cottonwood has a great aerial display at 8:45pm. The Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza is held annually and is in their 22nd year. Fireworks are shot off from the Cottonwood Kids Park located at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds. However, the fireworks can be seen from all over town. So pack up the kids and head to Cottonwood to celebrate Independence Day! Read about it here. Come early and enjoy free food from 4-6 p.m., the VFW Patriotic Salute, and kid’s games (with wristband purchase).
The Town of Clarkdale will have an Old Fashioned 4th of July. Starting at 8am until 11am, there will be a parade, an ice cream social and the Cottonwood Community Band will perform. This event is free and is always great for kids and adults alike. For all the fun, head over to the Clarkdale Town Gazebo.
Cliff Castle Casino is not planning a fireworks display this year.
The City of Sedona has no fireworks display planned for the 4th of July 2021. Sedona hasn’t had a fireworks display in years. The city will offer free recreation swimming at the Community Pool Wet Fest from 11am until 4pm, but reservations are required. Merkin Vineyards is giving away free gelato.
On Monday, July 5, The Beaver Creek Parade, led by Camp Verde Pose 93 American Legion Riders, will leave the Sycamore Park area in Lake Montezuma at 9 AM and travel south on Montezuma Avenue past the Rollins Park Village Square. Montezuma Avenue in this section will be closed to other traffic from about 9 until 9:30 AM. The other festivities will open at 8 a.m. at Rollins Park with a flag raising and music from Kaleidoscope. There will be free food too.