City of Goodyear, Arizona
For Immediate Release: June 26, 2009
Sizzling Fireworks, Cool Zone Misters
...The West Valley is the place to be this 4th!
GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (June 26, 2009) Enjoy the APS Fireworks Spectacular from the comfort of an air-conditioned luxury suite or the third floor Terrace where misters keep you and your guests comfy while you enjoy great food and fantastic fireworks at Goodyear Ballpark. Be sure to check out the Cool Zone on the Concourse!
New this year
The 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 associates.
The Terrace, located 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.
The 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.
Best in the Southwest Fireworks!
Goodyear is one of only a few West Valley cities to offer a fireworks display this year...and it's FREE.
The APS 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.
The 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
Parking around the ballpark and at Desert Edge High School is free. There is a shuttle between Desert Edge High School and the ballpark.
The 4th 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!
Enjoy 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.
A variety of food and beverages are available for purchase from vendors throughout the ballpark, including hot dogs, nachos, tamales, sandwiches, sno-cones, beer and margaritas.
The Kids 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.
Don't miss the F-16 flyover. Expect to see the jets arriving from Luke Air Force Base (7 p.m.).
Tips for your trip
Guests are welcome to bring:
- One factory-sealed plastic bottled water per person
- Single-serving snack items, pre-packaged and factory-sealed only
- Juice boxes
- Baby food and formula
- Small umbrellas
- Seat cushions/blankets/towels
- Small soft-sided coolers and bags (16"x16"x8" maximum)
The following are prohibited:
- Lawn chairs, large umbrellas, canopies
- Hard-sided or large coolers
- Glass, cans, sports bottles or thermos bottles
- Alcoholic beverages
- Skateboards, bicycles, scooters, inline skates, shoe-skates and other action sports equipment
- Pets, except for certified service dogs for guests with disabilities
For a complete listing of Goodyear Ballpark rules and regulations, visit Goodyear Ballpark's website.
For more information, contact Goodyear Ballpark at 623-882-3120.