Celebrate Independence Day in Artesia

4th of July

This Fourth of July in Artesia, we're going big! With a variety of events for all ages, there's sure to be something that you'll enjoy. Whether you're ready for family fun, a thrilling way to get some extra exercise, or a classic Independence Day tradition to share with loved ones, we've got just the thing you're looking for right here in Artesia. You don't want to miss it!

Download our printable flyer of events here.

Patriotic Film Fest

Thursday, July 1st - Sunday, July 4th

Join us at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center for this free event! Popcorn provided. Please bring your own beverages.
Schedule of Showtimes
Thursday, July 1st at 1 PM - National Treasure | Thursday, July 1st at 6 PM - American Sniper | Friday, July 2nd at 1 PM - The Sandlot | Friday, July 2nd at 6 PM - Top Gun | Saturday, July 3rd at 1 PM - Hidden Figures | Saturday, July 3rd at 6 PM - Night at the Museum | Sunday, July 4th at 1 PM - Independence Day

Firecracker Golf Scramble

Saturday, July 3rd  |  7 AM

Play golf and help fund Artesia's fireworks show. Gather a team of four and sign up today for a great time on the green.  Don't forget to come out to fireworks on Sunday to see what your registration fees funded!

Printable registration form available here.

Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, July 3rd  |  9 AM

Head to Jaycee Park for Saturday's volleyball tournament! Players need to sign a waiver to participate. Registration begins at 8:00 AM and play starts at 9:00 AM. Call Becky Argo at 575-308-8019 for more information.


Cornhole Tournament

Saturday, July 3rd  |  5 PM

Calling all cornhole masters! Sign up your two-person team or as an event sponsor. Complete your registration through the Scoreholio app.

Click the link below to open the app store on your device. Download Scoreholio to automatically pull up the cornhole registration form in the app.

Star Spangled Dash

Sunday, July 4th  |  7 AM

Join the fun at a red, white, and blue color run. Held at Jaycee Park in Artesia, there will be a 5K and a 10K run. Registration groups include adults, kids and teens between 6 and 17, and children under 5. The proceeds will benefit Changing Lives Coalition, Inc., a local non-profit specializing in youth outreach.

Downtown Cruise

Sunday, July 4th  |  4 PM

It's not Independence Day without a downtown cruise. The route will begin at the Bulldog Bowl parking lot and travel east down W Mahone Dr., then west down W J J Clarke Dr.. Participants are encouraged to meet at the Bulldog Bowl at 3 PM. The cruise will start at 4 PM.

Parade route available here.

Patriotic Family Paint Class

Sunday, July 4th  |  5 PM

Sign up for a 12x12 canvas tie dye project, held at Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. This one hour, beginner-friendly paint class will leave you with new skills and a patriotic piece of art!


Sunday, July 4th  |  9 PM

Artesia's annual fireworks show is a local favorite and huge hit for all ages. Celebrate the Fourth and come out to Jaycee Park at sundown to enjoy the show. We recommend parking in the south lot adjacent to the park and walking to your spots to enjoy the show. Donations welcome! Every dollar goes to making this year's fireworks better than ever.

Printable donation form available here.

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