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Does Sedona Allow Fireworks on the 4th of July?

Sheri Sperry July 3, 2023

Sedona 4th of July Events 2023 - Sheri Sperry Luxury Home Specialist

4th of July Events 2023

Sedona & Surrounding Cities in Arizona

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Sheri Sperry of Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona


Patriotic Flowers for the 4th of July

FAQ - Does Sedona Allow Fireworks?

FIREWORKS! Many locals and visitors alike want to know what is happening in our great city Sedona on the 4th of July.   The most often asked question (FAQ) is: "Can you buy and shoot off fireworks?" Is there a fireworks celebration? (See Below) Unfortunately, no fireworks are allowed in the city limits. Without getting too far into the weeds on this, the AZ Legislature passed a bill to allow ground consumer fireworks. It took effect on December 1, 2017. Each city will still be able to ban fireworks. Please remember that Federal and Tribal lands have their own restrictions. Call your local government or Fire District to determine if your area allows fireworks. 

Fun Things To Do In Sedona and the Verde Valley On Independence Day

4th of July Wet Fest - 12p to 4p -

570 Posse Ground Road - (Sedona Community Pool) Sedona 86336 - 

The Pool is open to the public!


  Spend your afternoon enjoying some cool wet fun and drive to your favorite fireworks show at night. Enjoy lunch (food not included) and music,  a swimming pool, and water slide fun. Look up often and take in the views of the red rocks. Plenty to see from this location. Food trucks will be outside the pool gate, with fun water games and toys meant to beat the heat.

Verde Canyon Railroad - sheri sperry 928.274.7355

Verde Canyon Railroad - 300 N Broadway Clarkdale Railroad

Grape Train Escape!  July 15, 29, and August 9, and September 2.

Offered during the 5:30 p.m. Saturday Starlight Trains through September, a number of the train cars are dedicated to The Grape Train Escape event. Regional purveyors of fine Arizona wines and worldwide vintners showcase their award-winning vintages on the rails. Wine-tasting and harmonizing appetizers take one back to a time when relaxing train travel was recognized as a hallmark of sophistication.      

The Town of Clarkdale

  Start off with an old-fashioned morning parade in the historic small town of Clarkdale. Enjoy children's parades and other fun activities.  

Fireworks in Cottonwood 4th of July sheri sperry @ 928.274.7355 for real estate info

Fireworks In Cottonwood!

Annual Fantastic Family Fourth of July -  Cottonwood 4p to 9:30p

Cottonwood Kid's Park - in front of the Verde Valley Fairgrounds on 12th Street

Cottonwood 4th of July fireworks - courtesy of sheri sperry @928.274.7355 for all your real estate needs.

  If you really need to see a fireworks show. This will be a fun event. It is about a 30-minute drive from Sedona.  Typically there are a lot of fun events for kids and food items, etc.  

Jerome Arizona's richest Ghost Town - courtesy of sheri sperry @928.274.7355 for all your real estate needs.

There will be a parade. In past years, community members have assembled at the Firehouse around 9:30a with a parade around town starting at 10:30a, Featuring classic cars, etc., and Jerome Ukulele Orchestra. Keep checking for further updates.  The address of the firehouse where the parade will start is 101 Main St.
Camp Verde Home of Historic Fort Verde - courtesy of sheri sperry @928.274.7355 for all your real estate needs.
Camp Verde
It is located close to Cottonwood, and I suggest attending that fireworks display for family fun.

Verde River Kayak

Other Outdoor Activities

Other outdoor activities to keep in mind that are always available are trolley car rides, Verde Valley rafting (see above), biking, hiking, tennis, golf,  swimming, fishing, birding, and enjoying a picnic by Oak Creek. Don't forget shopping or exploring art galleries and other sightseeing tours such as tours: segway, jeep, air, helicopters, wine, vortex, and balloon rides! There is a lot to do in Sedona and the Verde Valley!  I strongly suggest you make your reservations early for these activities.

Jeep Broken Arrow courtesy of sheri sperry @928.274.7355 for all your real estate needs.

Honanki Ruins - courtesy of sedona secret 7 - call sheri sperry @928.274.7355 for all your real estate needs.


Happy Fourth of July!

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NOTE: All information presented, including event schedules, directions, and pricing, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. You should check with the organizers, event and attraction website, management, and organizing team for more or current information. SellSedona.com is not responsible for inaccuracies or changes to the information provided. Information is provided as a convenience to you.


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