4th of July Celebration

2016 July 4th Celebration for Gila Bend

Join us as we celebrate our country's independence!

We have a day long celebration filled with family fun events for all ages that includes swimming, relay contests, watermelon and hot dog eating contests ($50 goes to the winners), a talent show, a water park extravaganza and of course a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm!

Are you interested in being a vendor at this year's event? Just download the Vendor Registration Packet, fill in the neccessary information, and then you can fax the form to 928-683-6430 or drop it off in person at 644 West Pima Street in Gila Bend.

Click for Vendor Registration

Schedule of Events

9 am - Kids Mud Bog Contest

10 am - Pool opens (no charge) closes at

10 am - 12 pm Sand castle contest
(age groups 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12)

Noon - Ring Toss @ Pool
(age groups 5-8, 9-13, 14-18)

Noon - 7pm Water Park Fun @ the Stadium

1 pm - Watermelon Eating Contest @
Burleson Park ($50 to the winner)

2 pm - Money Toss @ Town Pool
(age groups 5-8, 9-13, 14-18)

3 pm - Relay Races @ Town Pool
(age groups 5-8, 9-13, 14-18)

4 pm - Hot Dog Eating Contest @ Stadium
($50 to the winner)

6 pm - Talent Show Begins

7:30 pm Prizes Ceremony for Contest Winners

9 pm - Fireworks Show Begins
[Canopies and umbrellas are allowed, but must be disassembled by 8pm, no exceptions]