City of Prescott 4th of July Fireworks Event Details

The City of Prescott will host their Independence Day Fireworks on Watson Lake on Thursday, July 4.  The family-friendly event will begin at 1 p.m., with fireworks expected to take place around 9:00p.m.  Here are important event details.

  • State Route 89 will be closed between the Willow Lake Road roundabout, and Prescott Lakes Parkway, starting at 2 p.m., until following the fireworks show.  The road will re-open as soon as the area is safe for traffic.  Attached is a street closure map.
  • There will be a variety of family-friendly activities, including live music, water slides, inflatables, games and activities, plus a beer garden (21 and over).  There will also be food vendors with a variety of options available. The 108th US Army Band will be performing during the Fireworks celebration.
  • $5 general admission fee (Children under 5 are free).
  • $20 unlimited inflatables pass (general admission included).
  • Gates will open at 12:30 p.m.
  • Parking:
    • Parking at Watson Lake is limited, and first come, first served, for a $10 fee.  Ample handicap accessible spaces are available at the Watson Lake area, also for $10 fee.
    • Free parking is available at Pioneer Park, with free shuttles running to the event, between 2 p.m. until 11:45 p.m.
  • Watson Lake is closed for the entire day, due to preparations for the event.
  • We ask that visitors kindly observe the following restrictions:  No coolers, no canopies, no backpacks, no outside liquids, no outside food or drink, no BBQs, no animals, no firearms, no outside fireworks.
  • Lawn chairs and umbrellas for shade are welcomed, blankets encouraged. All bags are subject to search.
  • Please bring a flashlight to navigate after the fireworks show.

For more information about the Fireworks, and other events in Prescott, go to visit-prescott.com, or prescottevents.net, or call Recreation Services at 928-777-1122.

CONTACT

  • City Management
  • John Heiney
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • City Hall

    201 S Cortez St

  • 928-777-1220

FAQ

    • If you are a member of the media, please contact Communications.
    • If you would like to contact the Mayor or a Councilmember, contact information can be found here
    • If you would like to contact a specific department, contact information can be found here

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