9 Fourth of July parties around Phoenix you may want to check out

Posted at 11:00 AM, Jun 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-28 14:00:46-04

Looking to celebrate Fourth of July out on the town?

Quite a few places around the Valley are hosting DJs, pool parties and dance parties. Here's a roundup of nine parties you may want to check out.

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IndepenDANCE Party at Cobra Arcade Bar (July 1)

Put on your red, white and blue and head to downtown Phoenix and chill with Rio Earp and DJ Fashen. Plus, you have 40 vintage arcade games to play.

Cobra Arcade Bar, 801 N. Second Street, Phoenix AZ
Time: 9 a.m. - 2 a.m.


Fourth of July American Hip Hop/R&B Battle: East Coast vs West Coast (July 1 & 2)

DJ Slick 76 and DJ Melo take you through the Hip Hop and R&B hits of the 1990s and 2000s.

Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. Second Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85003
Time: Doors open at 8 p.m. Show at 9 p.m.
Admission: $3 - $5


Wasted Grain: Red, White & Booze (July 1-3)
Featuring Good Boy Daisy, Smashed, Metalhead, Ebinezer

Wasted Grain has a few acts lined up over the Fourth of July weekend. On July 2, they'll host Ebinezer and For The Love for their Independence Day soiree.

Wasted Grain, 7295 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale


Freedom Fourth Pool Party at LUSTRE (July 2)

Spent part of the Fourth of July weekend at the pool. LUSTRE’s Freedom Fourth Pool Party will have guest DJs, beer samplings and giant pool toys.

LUSTRE Rooftop Bar, 2 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix AZ 85004
Time: Doors open at 11 a.m.
Admission: $15 cover


RELEASE Pool Party at Talking Stick Resort (July 2-3)
Featuring Armin Van Burren and Paul Oakenfold

Fourth of July by the pool or under a cabana. Nothing beats it. The Pool at Talking Stick is celebrating Independence Day with Armin Van Burren and Paul Oakenfold.

Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
Armin Van Burren: Tickets start at $30
Paul Oakenfold: Tickets start at $15


Salt River Tubing: Firecracker Bucks (July 2-4)

Float down the Salt River and relax on the Fourth of July weekend. The Salt River will be hosting its "bag it for bucks" campaign which encourages floaters to store their trash in specialty bags in an effort to keep the river clean. Those that do will receive a $7 rental discount for their next float. On July 4, the first 1,000 people will receive leis.

Salt River Tubing, 9200 N. Bush Highway, Mesa AZ
Time: Open daily, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $17 (tube rental, shuttle, parking)


The Latin Pre-Independence Fiesta en Sky Lounge (July 3)
Featuring DJ Kupa

It's the day before the fourth, but celebrate with Latin dance and music.

Sky Lounge, 132 E. Washington Street, Phoenix
Time: Doors open at 10 p.m.


W Scottsdale: Beauty & Beats (July 3)
Featuring Jessica Who, Saint Clair and Sam Pace

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the W Scottsdale. You can swim, dance and listen to music all day and all night. The party starts at noon with DJs and goes until 2 a.m. Jessica Who, Saint Clair and Sam Pace perform.

W Scottsdale, 7277 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale AZ 85251
Time: Doors open at 12 p.m. DJs from 12 p.m. - 2 a.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Admission: $20 (or 2 free tickets if you stay on property)


Maya Day+Nightclub: Rain Man (July 3 - July 4) (21+)

Looking for a night out on the town? Head over to Maya Day+Nightclub for Independence Day. Hang by the pool during the day and dance inside all night.

Maya Day+Nightclub, 7333 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale AZ 85251
July 3: Rain Man (Tickets $10). Doors open at noon.
July 4: Dillon Francis (Tickets $45). Doors open at noon.