Celebrating the Fourth in Arcadia
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the 4th of July without leaving the neighborhood.
Arcadia Neighborhood Parade
Come one, come all! Bring your pets, decorated bikes, go-peds, wagons, skate boards, roller blades, trikes, baby strollers, go-carts, antique cars, floats and you! The City of Phoenix Fire Department will be leading the parade. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, fruit juice, muffins, pastries, and bagels to share in a "Potluck Breakfast!" Music, fun, singing, prizes and more fun!
The parade route starts ends at Jokake and Calle Tuberia. To keep the parade route clear, it is best to park on Lafayette.
Parade Registration: 7:30 AM Parade Start: 8:00 AM
Prizes awarded for: Most Patriotic Family, Man and Woman, Best Decorated Bike and Wagon, Best Dressed Pet, Most Unusual, Grand Prize, Best Kids Group.
Arizona Country Club
If you are member of Arizona Country Club, you and your family can enjoy a banquet and a great fireworks show with no crowds. They usually always have a ton of games for the kids. Call the club to make your reservation.
Lower Arcadia Celebration
Each year the generous Paceley family opens their front yard (SE corner of 52nd street and Osborn) to the neighborhood. Fun for the kids, great food. Bring chairs and blankets and watch the fireworks from Arizona Country Club.