The summer season is a great time to get out and explore the beauty of northern Arizona. Sedona is situated among the red rocks that offer truly magnificent sights. Guests often visit for the 4th of July holiday to help celebrate this American tradition in a new and unique way. Sedona offers plenty of exciting activities to keep you busy throughout your trip. Take a look at what you can expect when you spend your 4th of July in Sedona:

Northern Arizona Events

Sedona is not your typical vacation destination. We appreciate the beauty and serenity of our starry night sky that is viewable every night. The city code does not allow fireworks for the 4th of July in Sedona, but you will find incredible night sky viewing. Sedona is committed to its position as a “dark sky community,” restricting light pollution to allow unobscured views of the natural, star-filled sky.

There are plenty of nearby northern Arizona cities that do offer exciting 4th of July events. Perhaps the most renowned event is Flagstaff’s Annual Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade. This annual event returns for 2021 and showcases a patriotic display all around the historic downtown neighborhood. In addition to the parade, the event will showcase an amazing fireworks show in the evening. The Chamber of Commerce has a spacious yard where you can pull up with a blanket or chair and enjoy the display above you. Additional events can also be found further up north in the nearby town of Williams. This exciting town is known for its historic railroad that is at the center of its 4th of July celebration. Williams will be hosting their annual parade in addition to their chili cook-off and many other events. Of course, fireworks will also be on display in the evening, helping you bring in the 4th of July in an exciting way.

Sedona Summer Activities

Make sure to enjoy some time around Sedona during your 4th of July stay. Hiking among the beautiful red rocks is an absolute must. Hit the local spas for natural healing activities. Dine with the many fine restaurants in the city such as The Hudson. As mentioned, the night sky is incredibly clear up in Sedona, so make sure to time some time out of your evenings to look up at the stars.

Book Your Stay for the 4th of July in Sedona

It doesn’t get much better than a summer stay right here in Sedona. Book one of our exclusive rentals today and see how you can enjoy Sedona for yourself.