Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food and beverage writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

Fourth of July Party and Fireworks View at The Lodge


  • The Lodge 6 South Farmer Avenue Tempe, AZ, 85281 United States

The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen in Downtown Tempe will host a "Red, White and Bigfoot" party for a Fourth of July celebration and the best patio viewing of the Tempe Town Lake Festival — the most spectacular firework show in the Valley. Starting at 5 p.m., guests can reserve a spot on the patio with high-definition televisions and games, such as corn hole and jumbo Jenga, or the indoor dining area for patriotic specials such as $5 Jack Daniels and Deep Eddy vodka, $4 PBR tall cans and $3 Lodge drafts. An all-American picnic-style barbecue will be served with Executive Chef Aaron May's Jack Daniels-infused barbecue ribs, gourmet hot dogs, corn-on-the-cobs, apple pies, and watermelon. Entertainment includes live music that starts at 6 p.m., a homemade pie eating contest, best patriotic attire contest, and viewing of the firework attractions at 9 p.m. Pie eating contest winner will receive a Lodge swag bag and the "best dressed" winner will receive a Lodge bar tab.

The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and the "Red, White, and Bigfoot" party starts at 5 p.m. No cover at the door. For more information on the Fourth of July party, please call (480) 967-0578.