List Of Fireworks Displays, Fourth Of July Celebrations For 2011
Wondering where to go to see professional fireworks displays in Colorado? We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of 4th of July events below.
2011 Independence Day Celebrations in Denver and the entire state of Colorado
- Fireworks begin at dark at Alamosa Fairgrounds on July 4 when it gets dark. More information 719-589-3681.
- Fireworks kick off at night (at about 9 p.m.) on July 4th at the Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex located just west of Kipling on W. 58th Avenue. Show lasts about 25 minutes. The fireworks are set to a musical simulcast on KOOL 105.1. Festivities begin at 3 p.m. Call 720-898-7400, or go to
- for more information.
- Aspen/Snowmass plans to celebrate Independence Day the “Old Fashioned” way on July 4th. A fireworks extravaganza over Aspen Mountain happens when the sun goes down. Details can be found at
- Fireworks will be launched 9:30 p.m. on July 4, on the west side the Aurora Municipal Center lawn and can be viewed within a two mile radius. Fireworks will be 25 minutes long and patriotic music will be simulcast on 1430 KEZW. For additional information, visit
- or call 303-739-7000.
- At 9:45 p.m. SUNDAY, July 3, fireworks will be launched over beautiful Nottingham Lake. The fireworks extravaganza is choreographed to a musical score simulcast on 97.7 KZYR. Kids events begin at 5 p.m. To learn more about Avon’s Salute to the USA, call 970-748-4060 or go to
- Fireworks will begin at sundown, about 9:30 p.m. and will be shot from the Roaring Fork Club.
BLACK HAWK COLORADO
- Fireworks will begin at sundown, about 9:30 p.m. and the show will last about 30 minutes. More info at
- or call 303-582-2292.
- Fireworks spectacular at Folsom Field at the University of Colorado with Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast. Fireworks, choreographed to live music, begin at 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 8 p.m. and program begins at 8:30 p.m. Admission to the fireworks display is free. For more information about parking and shuttle buses, go to
- Fireworks on July 4th. Fireworks display at the Riverwalk Center at 9:30 p.m., following a National Repertory Orchestra 4th of July Patriotic Concert at 8:30 p.m. Prior to that the Firecracker 50 bike race, designated as the USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Biking National Championships, kicks off the Main Street parade. . Learn more at
- Fireworks at Friendship Park on 8th and Southern St. on July 4. We will “Brighten the Brighton” sky at 9 p.m. Come at 6 p.m. and enjoy the music, concessions and other activities in the park. For more information, call the event hotline: (720) 685-7339. Learn more at
- Great American Picnic and Fireworks Extravaganza will be held at Broomfield County Commons, located at 132nd and Sheridan on July 4 the fireworks display begins, approximately 9:15 p.m. at the Broomfield Commons. For additional information, call (303)-464-5530 or visit
- Fireworks at the Brush Pro-State Rodeo on July 4. For more info call 970-842-5001 or go to
- . Morgan County Fairgrounds at 718 Ellsworth St. Brush Rodeo is a three-day event from July 2-July 4.
BUENA VISTA COLORADO
- The Fourth of July parade will begin at 10 a.m. on East Main Street.Fireworks will begin at the Rodeo grounds on County Road 321 at dusk. For more information call (719) 395-6612 or go to
- The Byers Park and Recreational District in Byers will have a fireworks display at the Quint Valley Fairgrounds at dusk.
CANON CITY COLORADO
- Fireworks will be shot on top of Skyline Drive — a panoramic view of Canon City. There will be a live band and free watermelon. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. Contact the city’s Chamber of Commerce office at (719)-275-2331 for more information.
- Independence Day Celebration on July 4. There will be a parade, family activities, BBQ, and kids activities. Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m. at North Face Park. To learn more, go to
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CASTLE ROCK COLORADO
- There will be fireworks on SUNDAY, July 3, at 9:45 p.m. at the NEW Rocky Mountain Freedom Festival at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.Festival from July 1 to 3. For more information and the Rocky Mountain Freedom Festival music lineup see the article here.
The Meadows neighborhood will host its 4th of July party at Metzler Ranch Park, 4175 Trail Boss Road, on July 4 as they have in past years. The fun starts at 6 p.m. and ends with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. The best views are up close but beware that traffic can be horrible when you leave. The display will last about a half-hour. The website for the event is the website for the Town of Castle Rock.
COLORADO SPRINGS COLORADO
- The city of Colorado Springs is joining Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base and the Air Force Academy to host fireworks at the the Air Force Academy’s Falcon stadium. Celebrations are on July 4. The celebration is open to the public and the event is free. Gates will open at 4 p.m. Music will be provided by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic at 7 p.m. and the Air Force Academy Band at 8 p.m. The fireworks show will begin at 9:30 p.m. Parking available at and near the Cadet Field House. Parking will be extremely limited, so carpooling is strongly encouraged. All visitors should enter the Academy through the North Gate, exit 156B. Visitors cannot bring coolers, alcohol, barbecue grills, pets other than working service dogs, or fireworks. Learn more at
- .There will also be fireworks following the Sky Sox games on July 4. Learn more at
COMMERCE CITY COLORADO
- On SUNDAY, July 3, the fireworks will start after the Rapids game at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The Colorado Rapids v. Houston Dynamo MLS game begins at 7 p.m. Tickets ($17) are required to enter stadium. The fireworks display will be choreographed to patriotic music simulcast over 92.5 The Wolf. To learn more go to
- or to the official website
- or call 303-727-3500.
COPPER MOUNTAIN COLORADO
- There will be fireworks over West Lake on SATURDAY, July 2, at 9 p.m. as part of Copper’s 3 Ring Weekend. More information at
- Fireworks in Parque de Vida, Cortez with food and craft vendors, and activities from 11am to 8:30pm. Fireworks begin at 9pm. Hosted by the Cortez Rotary. Regional firework displays and activities at the Ute Mountain Casino, Rico, Mancos and Dove Creek. Cortez: 970-564-4096 Mancos: 970-533-7434. Go to
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- Festivities begin with a parade down Main Street at 10 am on the 4th, followed by games at the Ball Park. The Days of ‘92 Mining Competitions provide plenty of family fun throughout the day on both July 3 and July 4. The Fireworks’ Show will be at dark at the North end of the City of Creede high up on Inspiration Point. For more information go to
CRESTED BUTTE COLORADO
- Fireworks will be on SUNDAY, July 3 AND MONDAY, July 4. Fireworks on Sunday will be presented by the town of Crested Butte and fireworks on Monday will be presented by town of Mt. Crested Butte, with fireworks shot off from the base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort at 9:20 p.m. On Sunday, there are also fireworks at Jorgensen Park in Gunnison. More information (800) 814-8893, or visit
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CRIPPLE CREEK COLORADO
- Residents of the gold camp have always loved to celebrate the Fourth of July. Put on by Cripple Creek Fire Dept., the town will showcase a massive fireworks display, beginning at dark, choreographed to music. It will held at City Park and admission is free. For more information, go to
DEER TRAIL COLORADO
- The fireworks will begin at dusk on Saturday, July 2 at the Rodeo grounds in connection with the demolition derby. Call 303-769-4464 for more information.
- On July 4th, there will be the Delta city fireworks which are set to go off at dusk at Confluence Park.
- In Denver, you can see fireworks on July 1, July 2, July 3 and July 4 at several locations.
- Fireworks at Coors Field after the Colorado Rockies’ evening games against the Kansas City Royals. The games and fireworks are on FRIDAY, July 1, and SATURDAY, July 2. Tickets required. For more information call (800) 388-7625 or 303-762-5437 or go to ColoradoRockies.com.
- Fireworks and Colorado Symphony Concert at Civic Center Park on SUNDAY, July 3 at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Lawn seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; blankets or low-rise concert/beach chairs are encouraged. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
- Fireworks at Invesco Field at Mile High on SUNDAY, July 3 following Outlaws Lacrosse game. Fireworks within the bowl at INVESCO Field provide an experience of pyrotechnics paired with a music video tribute on the stadium’s 97 foot wide THUNDERVISION screen. You’ll never forget this kind of fireworks show! Learn more at Denveroutlaws.com
- On SATURDAY, July 2: “Never Forget Our Soldiers” – An Evening of Tribute at Dillon Amphitheatre. A concert by the Air Force Academy Band will follow finishing the evening off with fireworks over Lake Dillon, choreographed to music and simulcast on Krystal 93!
- On July 4, Dillon has an old fashioned 4th of July event planned. Starting at noon at Town Park with the children’s bike parade, a BOCCE tournament, pie eating contests, watermelon eating contests followed by Dillon’s boat parade on the shores of Lake Dillon. Top off the evening at the Amphitheatre with a concert featuring a traditional USO show and evening fireworks displayed over Frisco Bay.
- Learn more about both events at TownofDillon.com.
- The fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. at the cemetery on the Fourth of July. You’ll be able to see the show in Historic downtown.
- Fireworks will be set off on SUNDAY July 3 at Citizens Park at 24th and Chase St. Fireworks will begin around 8:30 or 9 p.m. For more information, go to
- or call 303-238-7803 ext. 128.
- Fireworks display will be launched from the baseball fields at Cornerstone Park at 9:30 p.m. on July 4th and can be seen from Belleview, Progress and Cornerstone Parks. To see the full schedule, call (303)762-2680 or go to
- Denver Colorado National Golf Club on SUNDAY, July 3. The fireworks are shot from the golf course and the driving range becomes the sitting area. For more information about the Independence Day Spectacular call 303-665-2732 or visit
- (formerly Vista Ridge) For more information Call (303)-926-2793 or go to
ESTES PARK COLORADO
- Independence Day Firework is free and will begin at 9:30 p.m. contact the Estes Park Conference and Visitors Center at 970-577-9900 or visit VisitEstesPark.
- Fireworks on July 3rd at dark. Fireworks will be shot over the section of South Platte called the Fairplay Beach. There will also be a parade, BBQ and free concert.
- 4th At Firestone will be held on July 4th ends with fireworks launched from Saddleback Golf Course at 9:45 p.m.. For more information call 303-833-3291 or go to
- The town of Flagler will begin fireworks at dusk on July 4 at Mossland Memorial Golf Course. The fireworks show overlooking the lake on the course at dusk.
FORT CARSON COLORADO
- SUNDAY, July 3, beginning at 4 p.m. at Ironhorse Park. Fireworks will be set to music by the 4th Infantry Division Band. Attendees over the age of 18 must present a federal or state issued photo ID and proof of vehicle registration and insurance. Visitors should enter through Gate 1, off State Highway 115. Besides service animals, no pets are allowed. Weapons, glass bottles and backpacks also are prohibited. To learn more info, call the Outdoor Recreation Complex at 719-526-4494 or the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office at (719) 526-4143 /7525.
FORT COLLINS COLORADO
- Fireworks will be shot over Sheldon Lake at dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.) at City Park, located at 1599 City Park Drive. Transport buses will be offering free rides to and from City Park for the fireworks. They can be caught at the Downtown Transit Center and at the CSU Moby Arena For more information, call (970) 484-6500 or go to
FORT LUPTON COLORADO
- Fireworks begin at dusk on July 4 south of the Safeway Complex and east of the community recreation center. For more information call 303-857-6694.
- Display will begin at dusk on July 4 at the Fraser Sports Complex which is 1/2 mile north of Fraser at 220 County Road 514. Call (800) 903-7275 or 970-726-4118, or
- for more information.
- Frisco’s Fabulous Fireworks are set to go off at 9:30 p.m. on July 4th over Lake Dillon, with best views at Frisco Bay Marina with a simulcast on Krystal 93.9 FM. For more information call (970)668-3076 or log onto
- Georgetown offers fireworks on July 4th at dusk. View the show from Georgetown Lake or City Park. Take I-70, exit 228. Go to
- Fireworks are scheduled for SATURDAY, July 2nd at 9 p.m. In case of a rainout the fireworks will be done on July 3. The fireworks are shot off at Creekside Park, at E. Virginia Ave. and S. Clermont St. Best viewing is at Cherry and Exposition. Call 303-759-1513 or go to the
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GLENWOOD SPRINGS COLORADO
- Fireworks on July 4. The City of Glenwood Springs and Symphony in the Valley celebrate the 4th of July with a free concert of patriotic and Americana music at the band shell in Two Rivers Park, followed by a fantastic fireworks display, with the best views from Two Rivers Park and the nearby pedestrian bridge, weather and conditions permitting. More info at
- or call 970-945-6589.
- Fireworks begin around 9:30 p.m. on July 4 at Lions Park, located 10th and Maple Streets. The Golden Lions Club will sponsor the day’s activities at Lions Park. Park in the outlying parking lots to avoid the congestion on 10th St. after the fireworks. Entertainment will be provided all day from various bands. Drawings for door prizes, children’s rides and food will also carry on throughout the day. For more information go to
- or call the Golden Chamber of Commerce at 303-279-3113.
- Fireworks over the rodeo grounds on SATURDAY and SUNDAY July 2 and July 3 after the rodeo. It can be seen best from the rodeo grounds but you can park comfortably from many areas nearby and see the amazing display. Granby will host the “largest small town parade” according to Granby’s Chamber of Commerce beginning at 10:30 a.m. on July 4. To learn more go to
GRAND LAKE COLORADO
- July 4–Grand Lake FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA- Lakefront at dark. For more information call the Grand Lake Chamber 970-627-3402. Or go to
- Greeley Independence Stampede — a Rodeo and Western Celebration. There will be fireworks following the concert at Island Grove Park on July 4th. For more information call (800) 982-BULL or log onto
GREEN VALLEY RANCH COLORADO
- Fireworks on July 4 at the Amphitheater and Plaza at Oakwood Homes area. There will be food, live music and fun. To learn more, go to
- or call 303-595-8747.
- Fireworks will go off at dusk at Jorgensen Park on July 4th. Fun activities and events will take place at downtown Gunnison along with food and vendors. Fireworks can be best viewed from Jorgensen Park and Legion Park. For more information call Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association’s toll-free line, (800) 814-8893, or visit
HIGHLANDS RANCH COLORADO
- Fireworks will set off at 9:15 p.m. at the Intersection of Highlands Ranch Parkway and Blake Drive on the 4th. Festivities at the Town Center include music, games, food, beer and a pet-adoption fair. A concert with the Cruisin’ Cats is at 7 p.m. in Civic Green Park. For more information call 303-791-2500. For more info, go to
- Fourth of July Fireworks are going to be at Holyoke City Park at Hwy 385 and Johnson Street starting at dusk.
IDAHO SPRINGS COLORADO
- The Old Fashioned 4th of July will take place on July 4th. There will fireworks over Bridal Veil Falls and Charlie Tayler Waterwheel around 9 p.m. For more information, go to
INDIAN HILLS COLORADO
- The Indian Hills Fire Rescue will host a July 4th Celebration with fireworks at dusk (weather permitting), approximately 9:20 p.m. Stage show at 6 p.m. at the helipad, with entertainment and bands. Take Hwy 285 south to Parmalee Gulch Rd. go right on Parmalee 3 miles to the Indian Hills Fire Station, located at 4476 Parmalee Gulch Rd Call 303-697-4568 for more information or go to
- This year’s firework display will be held at Keystone Lakeside Village at 9 p.m. Prior to the display there will be music and other entertainment including food, beverages and kid’s activities. For more information call 970.468.8945 or go to
- Fire Up the Cliffs 4th of July Celebration – Live Music, BBQ and fireworks. Activities begin at 6 p.m. in the Kremmling Town Square and the fireworks will light up the Kremmling landmark cliffs at dark. Please leave your pets at home. Admission to the event and fireworks is free. All activities and excellent firework viewing takes place in Town Square Park. Kremmling is located 97 miles northwest of Denver (where Highway 9 from Silverthorne and Highway 40 from Winter Park intersects.) For more information call (877) 573-6654 or visit
LA JUNTA COLORADO
- Fireworks will be held at 9 p.m. at La Junta Municipal Golf Course. Learn more on the
This wonderful July 4th celebration is free to the public and will take place from 4 pm – 10pm at Waneka Lake; 1600 Caria Dr. in Lafayette. The celebration will include free kid’s activities, live entertainment, food concessions, lawn games and fireworks at dusk. Dance to the music of The Modniks, Rock Music of the 60’s inspired by the British Invasion and California Sounds in the style and energy of the era. Performance will take place from 5 pm-9pm. Donations are being accepted for the fireworks show, contributions are trickling in but we have a long way to go. There are many ways that you can donate. Visit LafayetteColorado.com or call at 303-666-9555.
- Celebrate Lakewood on Parade on SUNDAY, July 3! Due to cutbacks there will be no parade this year, but there will still be the festival and fireworks! Fireworks are at 9:35 p.m. This will be held at the Jefferson County Sports Stadium located at 500 Kipling Street and 6th Avenue. Food, live entertainment, activities for kids. Learn more at
- Public display at Prowers County Fairground. Learn more at
- Independence Day festivities on Monday, July 4, will begin at 9 a.m. with the Firecracker 5K. Registration will be available prior to the race at the Lake County Courthouse at 505 Harrison Ave. At 10 a.m., the annual July Fourth Parade will take place on Harrison Ave., Leadville’s main thoroughfare. The fun will continue throughout the day with an open house and barbecue at the Leadville Lake County Airport, a barbecue at the Fire Department, and another ice cream social at The Delaware Hotel from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be children’s games and a community picnic at the Lake County High School field in the evening, followed by the Tony Hren Memorial Fireworks Display, sponsored by the Leadville Lions Club, at dusk.
- There will be fourth of July Festivities on FRIDAY, July 1. A spectacular fireworks show will be launched at Clement Park on the corner of Bowles & Pierce. Fireworks set to go off at 9:30 p.m. Party begins at 5 p.m. with food and wine concessions, kids bounce houses. Music acts begin at 6 p.m. Pets not allowed. Can park at Clement Park or Columbine High School but NOT at Jefferson County’s Columbine Library. Go to
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- There will also be Fourth of July festivities on MONDAY, July 4. The 16th annual Fourth of July Family Festival and Fireworks Show will be held at Belleview, Progress and Cornerstone Parks near the intersection of Belleview and Windermere.There will be plenty of food, fun, entertainment, games and a fantastic fireworks show for families and friends at this free event sponsored by the cities of Littleton and Englewood, Arapahoe County, and South Suburban Parks and Recreation. Additional financial support is provided by the cities of Sheridan and Centennial. Learn more at Littletongov.org.
LONE TREE COLORADO
- Residents from Lone Tree and Acres Green are invited to attend Lone Tree’s annual Independence Day Celebration, featuring the City’s fourth annual Firecracker 5K Run, community parade, live entertainment, activities for kids, local food vendors and spectacular fireworks show. Wristbands are required to enter the celebration at Sweetwater Park. Each household in Lone Tree and Acres Green can pick up four (4) wristbands and purchase an additional four (4) wristbands at $5 each (while supplies last). You must show a driver’s license or billing statement with your current address to receive the wristbands. Kids ages 3 and under do not need to wear a wristband. Parade into park begins at 4 p.m. Fireworks Display start at 9:00 p.m. Call 303-708-1818 or go to
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- Celebrate the 4th of July with the wonderful music of the Longmont Symphony Orchestra at Thompson Park at noon. Public display of fireworks at Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, at Hover and Boston will take place at 9:30 p.m. Call 303-651-8437 or go to
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- Independence Day Fireworks Display over at North Lake Park located at 29th and Taft Avenue beginning at 9:17 p.m., following 8 p.m “Star Spangled Spectacular” concert. Visitors to the July 4th Festival are urged to bicycle or walk to the park as parking will be limited to paid car parking in the lots at Loveland High School or on-street parking in surrounding neighborhoods. . No RV parking will be allowed this year at the Loveland High School parking lot. Call 970-962-2432 or
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- Fireworks on July 4 at Coal Creek Golf Course, 545 West Dillon Road. There’s no parking at the golf course. Free shuttle from Louisville Recreation Center and Home Depot. Call 303-335-4536 or go to
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MANITOU SPRINGS COLORADO
- The fireworks are tentatively scheduled for dusk and will be shot from Higginbotham FlatsFlats, across the valley from the town. A final decision on the fireworks display will be made the weekend of July 4. To learn more, call the Volunteer Fire Dept at 719-685-1444 or go to
- Take part in Meeker’s July 4 Range Call and the oldest annual rodeo in Colorado! There will be a barn dance, bank robbery re-enactment, pro rodeo, July 4th parade and fireworks on Cemetery Hill. To learn more go to
MONUMENT, PALMER LAKE and TRI-LAKES AREA
- There are activities from Dawn to past Dusk — it’s a great place to stay all day for the good old time flavor of the 4th. There’s a funrun, a pancake breakfast, a parade and fireworks! Fireworks will be at Palmer Lake. Go to
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PALMER LAKE COLORADO
- There’s a street fair and parade in Monument and Palmer Lake on SUNDAY, July 3. Fireworks, choreographed to music from 92.9FM the PEAK will be on SUNDAY, July 4. Go to
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- Fireworks Display at Bandimere Speedway on SATURDAY, July 2. Gates open at 8 a.m. Discount tickets are available at Big O Tires locations and advance tickets can be purchased at White Fence Farm, Mardel, and the Bandimere Speedway’s Box Office. Tickets required to see the fireworks and the races.
- or call (800) 664-8946 or 303-697-6001. Adults are $20 ($17 advance) and children 6-12 are $13 ($11 advance). Rides, live music and contests begin at 2 p.m..
- Fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. over Webster Lake at E.B Rains Jr. Memorial Park, 117th Avenue and Community Center Drive (S.E corner of 120th and I-25.) Scheduled activities include a pancake breakfast, a bake sale, a kids’ fun area with inflatables and a military recognition. Pedal boats will be available for rent throughout the day and during the fireworks show. Call 303-450-8713 for more information or go to
- Ouray, Colorado will have its huge annual fireworks display just after dusk on July 4th. Launched from just above the town on the first southern switchback of Hwy 550, viewers have a canopy of explosions overhead paired with the canyon-created echoes of the bursts. “It’s a seriously great time,” a viewer says. Learn more from the Ouray Chamber Resort Assn., (970) 325-4746.
PAGOSA SPRINGS COLORADO
- The Town of Pagosa Springs will grace the skies over Pagosa Country with fireworks display. Fireworks will be at the football field by the Pagosa Springs High School. Show starts when it gets dark, approximately 9PM. There is also a 4th of July parade beginning at 10am on the 4th. It runs through the heart of town.
- Festivities of the 65th annual Cherry Days from July 1-July 4 include a book sale, Classic Car Show, bike rides, dinners, beer and wine tastings, a silent auction, works by local artists, food, a barbecue, live music and more. Got to http://www.paoniachamber.com.
- Parker’s annual Let Freedom Sing Celebration, including a professional fireworks show, is on July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Salisbury Park, 9200 Motsenbocker Road. In reflection of the Town’s incorporation date of 1981, the evening’s celebrations will begin with the increasingly popular 6 Million Dollar Band, bringing your favorite hits of the 80’s! This high-energy show kicks off the event at 6 p.m. and will keep everyone on their feet! The event continues at 8:30 p.m. when 35-piece brass band, Rocky Mountain Brassworks takes the stage and performs rousing patriotic favorites and Sousa marches. Admission to the event is free and onsite parking will be $5, cash only. Onsite parking and handicap accessible parking are limited and are located at Salisbury Park. Visit
- or call 303-841-0353 for more information on this fun event.
- Fireworks displays at the usual community locations.
- Fireworks will be on SUNDAY, July 3 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds.
- Wholesome games in Riverside Park in downtown Salida, from noon p.m. to 3 p.m.; sponsored by Salida Recreation. Parade on F Street at 4 p.m.; fireworks from Tenderfoot Mountain at dusk. Call (877) 772-5432 or go
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- Fireworks display to be set off by the Silverton San Juan Volunteer Fire Department above Shrine Hill. It is largest fireworks display on the Western Slope. Donations accepted. Shrine Road will be closed to spectators. Call 970-387-5522 or
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SNOWMASS VILLAGE COLORADO
- On July 1, there’s a free sunset concert and fireworks on the slopes beside the Snowmass Village Mall. Firefall concert on Fanny Hill begins at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks. For more information, go to
SOUTH FORK COLORADO
- Fire officials cancelled the town’s fireworks display because of high fire risk and strong winds. Call South Fork Visitors Center at (800) 571-0881 to learn more.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLORADO
- One of the largest displays in the state, the breathtaking fireworks at historic Howelsen Hill on July 4th are a Steamboat tradition. Anyone can get front row seats at the base of Howelsen Hill for the exciting show, which starts at roughly 9:00pm. Steamboat’s busy weekend doesn’t stop there. Cowboys’ Roundup Days, which celebrates the Yampa Valley’s Western heritage, features amusement for all ages, such as a community all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, the annual parade down Lincoln Avenue, a Pioneer Days Block Party with a free community concert and root beer floats for the kids, and the Pro Rodeo Series. The weekend festivities also include an authentic cattle drive, where local ranchers will drive 100 cattle from their ranch down Lincoln Avenue to Romick Arena. The cattle will then play a part in the Ranch Rodeo. Visit
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- Fireworks show at Town Park at dark and is free to the public. Also in Telluride, guests will enjoy the town’s 7th Annual Plein-Air Festival. The six-day event includes watching artists at work, a quick-draw competition and sale, a cocktail party, an auction, and a concert at the Sheridan Opera House. On its last day, Telluride Plein-Air will pause from noon to 1:00pm for the town of Telluride’s 4th of July parade. In Telluride, anyone can enjoy a mix of culture with Independence Day fun. Call 970-728-3041 or go to
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- Fireworks display at Thornton Multipurpose Fields at East 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard at 9:35 p.m. Events prior to fireworks include walk-around entertainers, food and the Longmont Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. and a parachute jump just before fireworks go off. Call 303-255-7800 or
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- There’s a street fair and parade in Monument and Palmer Lake on July 3. Fireworks, choreographed to music from 92.9FM the PEAK will be on July 4. Go to
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- The 4th of July celebration starts in Golden Peak at 10 a.m. Concert at 2 p.m. at Vail amphitheater. Fireworks will be shot at Golden Peak at 9:45 p.m. For more information call 970-376-3756 or go to
- Fireworks will be shot on July 4th at dusk in the open field across Wellington Jr. High School. There will also be a parade on Cleveland Avenue in downtown Wellington beginning at 10 a.m. and a Northern Colorado car and truck show starting at 11 a.m. There will be games and entertainment at the Family Fun Fest at Library Park. For more information, call 970-568-3381.
- Fireworks show on the 4th over Deweese Reservoir. There’s also a car show. Learn more atColoradoDirectory.com.
- Fireworks begin at dusk at Westminster City Park soccer field, at 105th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard. Celebrate the 4th of July in Westminster. Food vendors open at 6 pm. A free concert by The Nacho Men starts at 7 pm followed by fireworks at 9:15 pm. Parking is VERY LIMITED. Use the FREE shuttle bus from many locations in the Westminster/Hyland Hills area. GRILLS, FIREWORKS, and GLASS CONTAINERS are not allowed at the event. For more information, check out
- or call 303-658-2223.
- After sunset on July 4, the Wiggins Fire Department sponsors a fireworks display at the Wiggins High School football field. The town hosts a daylong celebration with an afternoon parade and carnival booth games.
- Concert and fireworks on July 4 at Windsor Lake, with best viewing at/near Boardwalk Community Park at 100 N. 5th Street. The concert starts at 7 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
WINTER PARK COLORADO
- Display on July 4 will begin at dusk at the Fraser Sports Complex which is 1/2 mile North of Fraser. Activities include mini golf, barbecue, live music, face painting and much more, starting at 4 p.m. Free to the public. Go to
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WOODLAND PARK COLORADO
- There will be a pancake breakfast beginning at 9 a.m., fishing contest, fire truck rides, games, prizes, entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and more! Fireworks will be launched at Woodland Park High School starting at dusk. To learn more,
- Fireworks show on July 4 at the football field
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