Join Us for an All-American
Fourth of July Celebration!

There will be plenty of family fun for everyone. We will be serving up a classic summer BBQ and topping off the evening with a very special viewing of the Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular show at a “VIP” seating area in the back of the Zoo! 


7 – 8:30 p.m. | Catered BBQ dinner at the Lakeside lawn
Enjoy an all-American dinner by Andrew’s BBQ. Feast on BBQ chopped chicken sandwiches, pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, potato chips, fruit salad, cookies, soda and bottled water. Veggie burgers will also be available.

  • Beer and wine will be available for purchase at the BBQ dinner and the fireworks show.
  • Cool treats for everyone during the fireworks show.


7 – 8:30 p.m. | Free carousel rides and access to Stingray Bay!


  • Special animal encounters 


  • Music and entertainment provided by VOXDJs
  • Inflatable bounce house & slide available for the kids during dinner

9 p.m. | Fireworks!
Gather at the back of the Zoo for a special view of the Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular show. Seating will be available in the back of the Zoo. Guests do not need to bring chairs.

Please note this event takes place at our main lake event area and not all Zoo trails will be accessible. Animal viewing will be limited.  As this is a catered event, member discounts are not available.

  • High chairs and booster seats will not be provided.
  • Limited Zoo access and animal viewing.