of Goodyear, Arizona
Immediate Release: July 2, 2009
Goodyear's Fireworks are the
Best in the West and Free!
GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (July 2, 2009) Enjoy the APS Fireworks
Spectacular beginning at 9:35 p.m. Gates to Goodyear Ballpark open at 6 p.m.
Best in the Southwest
is one of only a few West Valley cities to offer a fireworks display this
year...and it's FREE.
Fireworks Spectacular in Goodyear earned the West Valley View Reader's Choice
Award as the number one fireworks show in the Southwest Valley. The 25-minute
show is set to popular and patriotic music, and begins at 9:35 p.m.
celebration is from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 4 at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way, at Estrella Parkway just south of Yuma Road. There will be live music,
activities for kids and adults, and plenty of fun. Ballpark vendors will offer
plenty of food and beverage choices, along with beer, wine and cocktails.
Free admission and parking
around the ballpark and at Desert Edge High School is free. There is a shuttle
between Desert Edge High School and the ballpark.
of July celebration is moving this year to Goodyear Ballpark from its former
location at Goodyear Community Park, so be sure to come to the new location!
live R&B, jazz, blues, soul, and funk with headliner Cold Shott and the
Hurricane Horns, along with special guests Capt'n Henry & the Rum Runners.
of food and beverages are available for purchase from vendors throughout the
ballpark, including hot dogs, nachos, tamales, sandwiches, sno-cones, beer and
Reds 1977 MVP George Foster will sign autographs. $20 fee includes autographed baseball or
8x10" photo. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Cancer Treatment
Centers of America.
Zone features an expanded area with water rides on the third base concourse,
bouncers and other inflatable fun on the first base concourse, and more.
Unlimited-ride wristbands are available for $10, or five rides for $5.
miss the F-16 flyover from Luke Air Force Base at 7 p.m.
stroll through the Cool Zone on the Concourse, where temperatures are 15-20
New this year
Luxury Suites are
air-conditioned and feature party facilities for groups of 15 people. A flat
rate price of $750 includes food, non-alcoholic beverages, plasma flat screen
televisions and reserved parking. In-suite cash bar service is also available.
Balconies with an unparalleled view of the fireworks make this a perfect place
to host an Independence Day celebration for friends, family and business
on the third level at the ballpark, is ideal for an exclusive party of 40 or
more guests. A casual dining buffet, non-alcoholic beverages and reserved
parking are included in the flat rate pricing of $1,500 and up. Beer, wine and
cocktail service is also available at an additional charge. Misters and
generous shade help keep guests at the private party cool and comfortable
throughout the celebration.
To book a
Luxury Suite or The Terrace, or for more information, call 623-882-3120.
Cool Zone, located
on the Goodyear Ballpark Third Base Concourse, will offer welcome relief from
the summer heat. Enjoy a shady stroll through the misting fans, where
temperatures are 15 to 20 degrees cooler.
Tips for your trip
are welcome to bring:
factory-sealed plastic bottled water per person
snack items, pre-packaged and factory-sealed only
food and formula
soft-sided coolers and bags (16"x16"x8" maximum)
following are prohibited:
chairs, large umbrellas, canopies
or large coolers
cans, sports bottles or thermos bottles
bicycles, scooters, inline skates, shoe-skates and other action sports
except for certified service dogs for guests with disabilities
complete listing of Goodyear Ballpark rules and regulations, visit http://www.goodyearaz.gov/index.aspx?NID=1942.
For more information, contact Goodyear Ballpark at 623-882-3120.