Great American 4th & Tailgate 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 - Noon to 5 p.m.

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

Great American 4th - 7 to 10 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 run from noon to 5 p.m. in the south parking lot and multipurpose fields at Copper Sky Park. 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, access to karaoke finals and more! Anyone in possession of alcohol must wear a wristband.

Space is limited, sign up today!

GA4th Pool Party

Cool off in style at the GA4th Pool Party from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Copper Sky Aquatics Center. Includes DJ, games and more!

Details coming soon.


Victor Moreno, Holly Fain