Mesa: Entertainment and Patriotic Programs Set for Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T

~ Mesa, Arizona - The annual Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T is set to take place on Thursday, July 4th. This event is more than just a fireworks show, it is a grand celebration of the country's freedom and independence. The festivities will feature two outdoor stages for entertainment and patriotic programs, as well as unique patriotic entertainment inside the Mesa Convention Center.

The main stage, known as Stage America, will be located on the grass outside the Mesa Convention Center. Attendees can enjoy live music from the Bayou Bandits while waiting for the highly anticipated Salute to America at approximately 9:20 p.m. Following this tribute, Mesas' spectacular fireworks display will light up the night sky at 9:30 p.m.

For those looking for a more historical experience, the Mesa Amphitheatre will host Revolutionary War reenactments by We Make History at 6:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m. In between these performances, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Arizona Band will entertain with patriotic music.

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Outdoor activities also include the Patriotic Military Showcase featuring various military vehicles on display and the Patriotic Superhero Stunt Show with performances at 6:30 p.m., 7:20 p.m., and 8:10 p.m.

Inside the air-conditioned Mesa Convention Center, attendees can enjoy several patriotic programs including the Let Freedom Ring Laser Light Show. This spectacular display of lasers, photos, and patriotic music will take place at 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m. Additionally, visitors can pay their respects at the Fallen Soldiers Memorial which honors Arizona's fallen heroes from the war on terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan. Historic flags of the U.S. will also be presented throughout the evening at 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8 p.m., and 8:45 p.m.

The 15th Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T is expected to be the biggest and best yet. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre, located at 263 N. Center St. For more information, visit

This year's celebration is made possible by the generous support of sponsors including the City of Mesa, Mesa Convention Center, Sertoma Club, Mesa Recycles, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Willmeng Construction, Prensa Arizona, VCA Animal Hospitals, 95.5 The Mountain, Celerion, Nesbitt, Sundt and Renewal by Andersen.

Don't miss out on Mesas' American tribute this July 4th! Join in on the festivities and celebrate freedom with your community.

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