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Staying cool in Chandler!

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Stay cool in Chandler, AZ.

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It’s really hot here in Chandler, Arizona wouldn’t you agree?

Some of our friends from out of state ask us what do we do when it’s so hot? How do we stay active and keep cool at the same time?


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Here are some fun places we like to take the grandkids and suggest to out of town visitors:

Chandler Fun Centers

Water Parks in Chandler, AZ.

Spray Pads in Chandlers parks:

Chuparosa Park Spray Pad
2400 S. Dobson Rd. between Queen Creek & Germann roads.

They have 1 ground spray, 4 spray rings, and 1 candy cane-shaped shower.

Desert Breeze Park Spray Animals
660 N. Desert Breeze Blvd.
Between Rural Rd. & McClintock Dr.
and between Ray Rd. & Chandler Blvd.They have 3 Dolphins, 1 elephant, and 3 ground sprays
Espee Park Spray Pad
450 E. Knox Rd., between Arizona Ave. & McQueen Road.They have 1 water tower, 3 candy cane-shaped showers, spray rings, ground sprays.

Water Wonderful Fun for Fourth of July in Arizona!!

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fireworks and family fun in Phoenix, AZ

  1. Steele Indian School Park

300 E. Indian School Rd, Phoenix AZ

3rd Street and Indian school

  • Free- 6pm-10pm rain or shine
  • Free inflatable rides
  • Activities in the Kid Zone
  • Classic Car exhibit
  • Splash Zone
  • Food and drink available to purchase

Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show and fireworks from the grass. Coolers are permitted, but no alcohol or glass containers. No pets. No skates or skateboards. No consumer fireworks. No fold-out tables. Fishing in the lake will not be permitted and the dog park will be closed. Expect large crowds. Bring lots of water. This is an alcohol-free event.

  1. Chandler’s 4th of July Fireworks celebration (alcohol-free)

Tumbleweed Park

2250 S. McQueen Rd, Chandler AZ

McQueen and Germann

  • Parking $ 5 per vehicle
  • 4pm to 10:30 pm
  • Cactus Bike Push, Pull Peddle Bike Parade
  • Call John Stewart for registration and details 480-236-9123
  • There will be Kid games at this year’s event
  • Food and Drink available for purchase

Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show and fireworks from the grass. Coolers are permitted, but no alcohol or glass containers. Pets are permitted as long as they stay on leash. No skates or skateboards. No consumer fireworks. No B-B-Q’s permitted. Food must be precooked. Pop- up tents and fold out tables permitted but someone must stay with equipment at all times. Canopies are not allowed to be staked into the ground. Expect large crowds. Bring lots of water. This is an alcohol-free event.

  1. Westgate Firework Fest

Fountain Park and Water Dance Plaza

6751 N Sunset Blvd, Glendale AZ 85305

101 and Glendale Ave

5pm to 9:30pm

Fountain Park

  • splash pad
  • f ace painting
  • Radio Disney
  • dancing
  • games
  • prizes

 Water Dance Plaza

  • Beer garden
  • Live bands
  • 95.5 The Mountain’s Mountain Man Jay
  • 99.9 KEZ Marty Manning
  • KNIX Barrel Boy

In both Fountain Park and WaterDance Plaza, stroll the streets and see amazing American-made classic cars lining Coyotes Blvd and Westgate Blvd for our All-American Classic Car Show brought to you by
Nancy Perry Productions.

Plus, picnic in the park or plaza with grab and go dinner deals from participating restaurants before and during the fireworks. Or, pull up and park in any lot to catch the fireworks show and enjoy your grab and go dinners “drive-in style.” Then, stick around after the fireworks show for fun and festive nightlife at our bars.

  1. Red, White, White and Boom   ( Thursday July 3rd

Ahwatukee Country Club Water Dance Plaza

48th St., Phoenix AZ 85044

12432 S. Warner and 48th St

Free  5pm-10pm

  • Live bands
  • Expanded Kids Zone, zip line, bounce house and more
  • Food vendors
  • Beverages, beer
  • Local vendors
  • Summer treats, shaved ice, frozen lemonade, cotton candy and more

“VIP” tickets available $ 25 adults $ 15 kids. This outdoor venue features a comfortable misted area, complimentary food and a dedicated beer and beverage bar in the venue and private restrooms.

  1. Arizona Celebration of Freedom

Mesa Convention Center

201 N. Center St, Mesa AZ 85201

University and Center

Free 6pm to 10:30pm

  • Military vehicle display
  • Fallen heroes display
  • Car show
  • Public safety vehicle display
  • American heritage exhibits
  • Kids zone
  • Splash zone with water slide
  • Indoor entertainment
  • Food court
  • Beer garden
  1. City of Apache Junction Fourth of July Celebration

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center (Morning Events)

1091 W southern Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85120

7:15am – 2pm

  • Volley ball tournament registration begins at 7:15, free, space limited to first 8 teams
  • Tournament begins at 8 am. Spectators must pay pool admission, admission waived for tournament participants.
  • Public Swimming from 10am to 2pm ($2 per adult, $1 per child
  • Age appropriate games and races

Apache junction High School Track/ Field (Evening Events)

2525 S Ironwood Dr., Apache Junction AZ

Gate open at 6pm

  •  Free watermelon while supplies last
  • Game booths
  • Inflatables
  • Water games
  • Bicycle/wagon float contest
  • Live music

No pets, alcohol, glass containers, tobacco, weapons may be brought in, and no alcohol will be sold or be allowed at the event. No smoking. No horses. No consumer fireworks. People can bring in coolers with food and beverages. Coolers will be checked at the gates for prohibited items. Food and drinks will be available to purchase. Lawn chairs or blankets are allowed.

Call 480-966-8795

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