MESA, Ariz. - More than 40,000 people are expected to attend the Arizona Celebration of Freedom event.

The festivities will take place at the Mesa Convention Center between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

There are two main stages featuring local bands, a train that kids can ride on, a Fallen Soldier Memorial featuring Arizona's heroes, an interactive chalk mural for families to color, inflatable historical monuments and a carnival.

There will also be a naturalization ceremony beginning at 7 p.m.

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Admission is free. Parking is free.

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