2021 Great American 4th Presented by the City of Maricopa

Celebrate America's independence at the City of Maricopa's annual GA4th & Tailgate!

Copper Sky Park 44345 MLK Jr. Blvd. Maricopa, AZ 85138

Great American Tailgate - Starts at noon

VIP Pool Party - 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Great American 4th - 7 to 10 p.m.

GLOW Dart Boogie (1 hour sessions) 7-10 p.m.

Highway 85 Band 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Vince Morgan Freestyle Motocross 8:30 - 8:55 p.m.

Grand Fireworks Display - 9 p.m.

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Vendor Opportunities

GA4th is one of the City's most popular events, drawing thousands every year. Visit the link below for information on how to participate as a food or market vendor.

Event Parking

Event parking is limited and $10 day-of the event, cash or card. The event entrance is at the intersection of SR 347 and Bowlin Rd. Discounted $5 prepaid parking passes and complimentary passes for Copper Sky Annual members are available at the Copper Sky member services desk until noon on July 4.


Complimentary shuttle service is available from 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. at the following stops (click each for directions)

Maricopa Elementary School

Maricopa Wells Middle School

Maricopa High School


What has two thumbs and likes to party?

Anyone going to the Great American Tailgate.

GA Tailgate festivities start at noon in the south parking lot and multipurpose fields at Copper Sky Park. All ages are welcome, but must be 21+ to sign up. The Tailgate pass includes:

  • Parking space for one vehicle for the entire day, including the main event that evening
  • Liquor permit (Note: this is the only option to carry alcohol at the event)
  • 6 Tailgate activity wristbands*
  • Space in the south fields to set up your own pop-up tent throughout the day and evening

*Activities include: waterslides, contests, lawn games, big giveaways and more! Anyone in possession of alcohol must wear a wristband.

Space is limited, sign up today!

GA Tailgate games and activities include amazing prizes. In fact, the winner of the Ultimate Tailgater contest receives four tickets to the Jason Aldean "Back in the Saddle" concert on Sept. 30 at Ak-Chin Pavilion! (Image courtesy of jasonaldean.com)

VIP Pool Party

'80s Throwback

Cool off in style at the Great American VIP Pool Party from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Copper Sky Aquatics Center. Includes DJ, games, contests and more. The theme this year is an '80s throwback!

Admission is $10 and $5 for Copper Sky Annual members; children three years and younger are free. Space is limited so register online below today.

Highway 85 Band

Popular Phoenix-based Highway 85 Band will be performing a variety of classics, from The Eagles and Creedence Clearwater Revival to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Join them at the main stage at 7:30 p.m.!

Vince Morgan is Back!

We're excited to bring back professional freestyle motocross (FMX) rider Vince Morgan of Brigade FMX as he performs a variety of gravity-defying stunts before the fireworks display! Vince is one of the first FMX riders and has been doing it for more than 20 years!

GLOW Dart Boogie

GA4th will also feature a walk-up Dart Boogie arena where guests age 7+ can play a variety of foam dart games from target practice to Capture the Flag to Free 4 All. The battlefield will even GLOW with lights, sticks, ballls and balloons! Only $10 for an hour of play and it includes all safety gear and equipment! Click here to learn more.


Victor Moreno