City of Prescott 4th of July Fireworks Event Details

For the first time in recent memory, 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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

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    • 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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