List Of Fireworks Displays, Fourth Of July Celebrations
(updated July 1, 2016)
Wondering where to go to see professional fireworks displays in Colorado? We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of 4th of July events below.
ALAMOSA – Celebrate our country’s independence in the friendly town of Alamosa. The patriotic celebration starts with a Kiwanis pancake breakfast followed by a Main Street parade. Fireworks at dusk at the Alamosa Fairgrounds. More info: alamosa.org
ARVADA – Events start at 4 p.m. at the Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex, entrance at 58th Avenue and Oak Street. Apex Park & Recreation District, Arvada Festivals Commission, and KOOL105 will provide free entertainment and a variety of food will be available for purchase. Fireworks cap off the evening. More: arvada.org
ASPEN – Start the day with a race at 8 a.m. and parade at 11 a.m. Fireworks are scheduled for 9:20 p.m. over Aspen Mountain, weather permitting. More info: aspenchamber.org
AURORA – The city’s Municipal Center Great Lawn will feature live music from country/pop singer and America’s Got Talent finalist, Emily West. A free concert will begin at 8 p.m., space is limited so arrive early for the best seats.The fireworks show begins at the Aurora Municipal Center at 9:30 p.m. with choreographed music on Studio 1430 KEZW. The Aurora Municipal Center is located at 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, but there is limited seating on the lawn. Additional recommended viewing locations include east of Potomac Street, south of Sixth Avenue, north of Mississippi Avenue and west of Buckley Road. More info: https://www.auroragov.org
AVON — The 29th annual “FirstBank Salute to the USA presented by Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa” in Harry A. Nottingham Park takes place on Friday, July 3 starting at 5 p.m. Take part in all the family-friendly festivities going on throughout the park with face painters, fire jugglers, stilt walkers, balloon sculptors, magicians, and so much more! Bring your blanket and enjoy festival-style food favorites and get ready for an amazing fireworks display – 10,000 shells explode in a pyrotechnic extravaganza of dazzling color and sound. You won’t want to miss this hallmark event – Salute to the USA will quickly become a tradition in your family! Learn more at Avon.org
BEAVER CREEK – Independence day celebration, with live music and family fun. There’s free outdoor family activities including multiple slides and bounce houses from noon to 5 p.m. at Stars, Stripes and Slides. During the afternoon and evening you won’t want to miss the Beaver Creek Independence Day celebration for all ages with food, drinks and free live music followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. More info: beavercreek.com
BENNETT — No fireworks show this year.
BLACK HAWK – “Boomtown” fireworks begin at 9 p.m., launched from two locations. The Boom Town Band performs 4-8 p.m. in Stroehle Square, Black Hawk and Main streets. More info: cityofblackhawk.org
BOULDER – Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast is free to the public and will take place at Folsom Field on Saturday, July 4. .Gates open at 8 p.m. The program starts at 8:30 p.m. Community donations toward the celebration costs will be accepted at the gates. Free HOP and Buff Bus service will be provided from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. from downtown city parking garages and 29th Street to Folsom Field and back. Fireworks begin around 9:40 p.m.
BRECKENRIDGE – The day begins with a 10K trail run. The Firecracker 50 bike race leads the Fourth of July Parade on historic Main Street. The race begins at 9:30 a.m. The parade starts at 10 a.m. After the parade, kids can beat the heat with a water fight. End the night with the National Repertory Orchestra performing a patriotic concert at the Riverwalk Center followed by fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Learn more at GoBreck.com
- Adams County is hosting a NEW fireworks event in Brighton. The Stars and Stripes fireworks event will kick off at 4 p.m. with an opening ceremony honoring military and first responders at the Adams County Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. A massive fireworks display is scheduled to start at approximately 9:45 p.m. Immediately following the pyrotechnics, visitors are invited to enjoy a screening of the film “Top Gun.” Learn more atAdcoGov.org
- The Brighton 4th of July Concert, Fireworks and Laser show begins at 2 p.m. Fireworks will go off in Carmichael Park at dusk. More info: brightonco.gov
BROOMFIELD – The Great American Picnic celebration begins at 5 p.m. with a bike parade, pony rides, inflatables, free concerts, and fireworks display at dusk. Bring your picnic dinner or enjoy a dinner from our vendors at the park. Charcoal grills are not permitted. Celebration will be at Broomfield County Commons, 13200 Sheridan Blvd. More info: broomfield.org
BRUSH – Rodeo scheduled for 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds with a fireworks display to follow at 9:30 p.m.. More info: brushchamber.org
BUENA VISTA – Events begin at 7 a.m. and parade at 10 a.m. Fireworks at dusk at the Rodeo Grounds. More info: buenavistacolorado.org
CALHAN — Blood Sweat and Tears Racing brings exciting auto races to the El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, CO. See Stock Cars, Hobbies, Hornets and Trucks race, along with Midget & Sprint cars and “Cat Tour.”Followed by fireworks. Learn more at ColoradoSprings.org
CANON CITY – Begin the evening in Veteran’s Park (1st & Royal Gorge Blvd.) with a 5K and a scavenger hunt. Fireworks at dusk. More info: canoncity.com
CASTLE ROCK – The Town’s Rockin’ the Fourth: Red, White & Boom! fireworks show will be July 4 at Metzler Ranch Community Park, 4175 Trail Boss Road. The fireworks show begins around 9:45 p.m. and will last about 30 minutes. The best view of this low-flying show will be inside the park. However, for safety reasons, parking inside the park and along Trail Boss Road will not be permitted. More info: crgov.com
CHERRY HILLS COUNTRY CLUB– Cherry Hills Country Club has a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. However, it is not open to the public.
COLORADO SPRINGS – The city’s 4th of July celebration will include the Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at dusk at Memorial Park, More info: csphilharmonic.org
COMMERCE CITY — Colorado’s Major League Soccer Club, the Rapids, play the Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club at 7 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Fireworks close out the evening. Learn more at ColoradoRapids.com
COPPER MOUNTAIN – Fireworks occur every Saturday from now until Sept. 19. However, there are no fireworks on Fourth of July because they are encouraging people to see the fireworks in Frisco. More info: villageatcopper.com
CREEDE – There is a fireworks show will be occurring at dark thirty from the west side hill above town. More info: creede.com
CRESTED BUTTE – Parade in town and festivities during the day in town. Fireworks and music in the base area with a concert from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm on Saturday, July 4 at the Red Lady Stage. Fireworks (sponsored by the Town of Mt. Crested Butte) go off from 9:30pm – 9:45pm with choreographed music by Joe Fitzpatrick. The band plays a last short set from 9:45pm to 10:15pm.. More info: skicb.com
CRIPPLE CREEK – This year’s 4th of July Celebration will feature live entertainment in the City Park located on the corner of Bennett Avenue and 1st Street. Food vendors and a beer garden be available, so come for a fun and relaxing 4th of July in Cripple Creek’s cooler temperatures and beautiful scenery. More info: 4th of July Celebration will feature live entertainment in the City Park located on the corner of Bennett Avenue and 1st Street. Food vendors and a beer garden be available, so come for a fun and relaxing 4th of July in Cripple Creek’s cooler temperatures and beautiful scenery. More info: cripple-creek.co.us
DACONO: Colorado National Speedway will have fireworks after races on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. More info: coloradospeedway.com
- Civic Center Park (Colfax & Broadway) Free community concert, light show and fireworks display on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Denver’s Civic Center Park beginning at 8 p.m. Lawn seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnics; food truck concessions will also be available on-site. The event will take place rain or shine. Learn more at CivicCenterConservancy.org
Exhilarating fireworks show with live music and fire-breathing jet dragsters running down a quarter mile track at over 290 MPH. Also featuring 7-second racers, family festivals and games, contests, food, live bands, and much more! Gates open at 2pm for spectators.
Adults 25$ for advance and 28$ at the gate
Junior 14$ for advance and 16$ at the gate
5 and under are free!
At approximately 9:45 pm
For more information visit www.Bandimere.com or call 303-697-4870
- Sports Authority Field At Mile High Check out the biggest Post-Game Fireworks Show in Denver! It will be at the Outlaws July 4th Game! Denver Outlaws vs. Boston Cannons at 7 p.m. Get tickets at DenverOutlaws.com
- Coors Field: There won’t be any fireworks at Coors Field on the July 4th weekend because the Colorado Rockies are playing away games. The next fireworks game is on Friday, July 10. More: colorado.rockies.mlb.com/col/ticketing/fireworks.jsp
- Elitch Gardens — Fireworks on July 4. Learn more: https://www.elitchgardens.com
- Check out a full list of July 4th events happening in Denver at denver.org
DURANGO – Fireworks will go off at dusk over Main Ave. durango.org
EAGLE – Bike parade in the morning and fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. the Eagle County Fairgrounds at dusk. townofeagle.org
ENGLEWOOD – The Family Festival & Fireworks event will be followed by a professional fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. The events will take place at Cornerstone Park (5150 S. Windermere Street.) englewoodgov.org
ERIE — On July 3, visit the Colorado National Golf Club at 2700 Vista Parkway in Erie, CO 80516. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. Fireworks will conclude the evening at dusk. Admission to event & fireworks show are FREE and open to the public! Children’s activities will include bungee trampolines, inflatable bouncy land, mechanical bull rides, obstacle courses, climbing walls, clowns, games and face-painting! Learn more at ErieCo.gov
ESTES PARK – Fireworks are set to go off over Lake Estes at 9:30 p.m. Other events include the “Coolest Car Show’ and live music. Learn more at visitestespark.com
FAIRPLAY – The parade is at 5 p.m. BBQ is at 6 p.m. and the fireworks show at Fairplay Beach is at 9 p.m. Learn more at fairplayco.us
FIRESTONE – Full day of Independence Day celebrations! Saddleback Golf Club will set off fireworks at 9:30 p.m. ci.firestone.co.us
FORT CARSON – An Independence Day celebration will take place on FRIDAY, July 3, at Fort Carson Iron Horse Park. Superhero photos with Captain America and Wonder Woman at the Prizes, Promos and Info booth! Photos from 4-8 p.m. Line closes at 8 p.m. for fireworks. Look for the big, clear tent!The fireworks show is scheduled for 9:15 p.m. More at: mwrfortcarson.com
FORT COLLINS — Day starts off with the FireKracker 5k at 7:30 a.m. in City Park, 1500 West Mulberry St. the Parade presented by Blue Ocean and Richardson Foundation. begin at 10 a.m. The fireworks display is scheduled to begin around 9:35 p.m. at City Park over Sheldon Lake. In the event of rain or wind, the display may be delayed until 10 p.m. If the weather has not cleared by 10 p.m., the display will be postponed to July 5 at dusk. Learn more at FCGov.com
FORT LUPTON – The fireworks show will take place at the Rec Center Grounds at 9:30 p.m. The rec center is 203 South Harrison Ave. Fort Lupton, CO 80621. Learn more at fortlupton.org
FRISCO — Day will begin at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast hosted by Team Summit and will end with a fireworks display over Dillon Reservoir beginning at 9:30 p.m. Learn more at TownofFrisco.com
FRUITA – Fireworks show FRIDAY, July 3. Visible anywhere in town. See more events at Fruita.org
GEORGETOWN – In Georgetown, there will be a morning parade followed by Bucket Brigades in the afternoon, and a 1950s band in the evening along with fireworks over Guanella Pass. Idaho Springs will be hosting an afternoon BBQ and live music in Citizens Park, however, due to the construction, there is no plan for fireworks over the Charlie Taylor Waterwheel this year. clearcreekcounty.org For a complete list of things to do, please visit www.ClearCreekCounty.org or. georgetown-colorado.org
GLENDALE – Fireworks will be blasted off on THURSDAY, July 2. Best places to view the fireworks are north of Virginia Street, south of Cherry Creek Drive South, west of Colorado Blvd., and east of Cherry Street. Four Mile House will be offering its own celebration, as will Glendale’s Whole Foods. Rain date is Saturday, July 18. glendale.co.us
GOLDEN – Bring a picnic and join the Golden Lions Club for the 4th of July community celebration in Lions Park on 10th Street again this year. This is one of the major ways for the Lions to give back to the Golden community and our country. Activities start at noon and include free rides for the kids, face painting, live music, and a large fireworks display in the evening (weather permitting!). Details at cityofgolden.net
GRANBY — Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Mainstreet. Party in the Park immediately following in Polhamus Park. The night ends with fireworks following the Flying Heels Rodeo around 9:15 p.m. More at GranbyChamber.com
GRAND JUNCTION – Fireworks display at Lincoln Park at 9:45 p.m. The Suplizio Baseball Stadium will be open for seating. Tickets go on sale July 4 at 7pm with gates opening at 8 p.m. $2 per person with 5 and under free. Learn more at gjcity.org
GRAND LAKE — Watch fireworks over Colorado’s largest natural lake. The display begins after it is fully dark outside, often close to 10 p.m. Learn more at GrandLakeChamber.com
GREELEY — The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. on 19th Street and will end at 5th Street beyond Lincoln Park. Fireworks will follow the concert by Gary Allan in the Stampede Arena (approximately around 10:30-11 p.m.) The display will be featured over the northwest corner of Island Grove Park. Learn more at GreeleyStampede.org
GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Fireworks At Fiddler’s Green featuring the Colorado Symphony playing patriotic favorites and songs from “Frozen,” “Harry Potter,” “Star Wars” and other favorites. Tickets start at $16.50: fiddlersgreenamp.com
GUNNISON — Watch the sun rise as hot air balloons take to the skies around Jorgenson Park. Later in the evening, the park will host traditional summertime fun including three-legged races, log sawing, bounce houses and more. The firework display is set to start at 9:15 p.m. Learn more at GunnisonCrestedButte.com
HIGHLANDS RANCH -4th of July parade starts at 9 a.m. with a festival from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. with live music and a hot dog eating contest. The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. and will be located north of Town Center Drive near the Sgt. Chris Falkel Dr. intersection. Streets will be closed 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the following locations: Town Center Dr. between Lucent and Highlands Ranch Parkway, Barrons and Ridgeline Blvd. at Bluepoint. Schedule of festivities available at hrcaonline.org/
HOLYOKE — Fireworks by the Volunteer Holyoke Fire Department will be held City Park, located at Johnson Street and Highway 385 at 9:30 p.m. More info at Holyoke.schoolfusion.us.
HUGO– Fireworks show at the Hugo fairgrounds at 9 p.m. More information available at HugoColorado.com
IDAHO SPRINGS: Idaho Springs will be hosting an afternoon BBQ and live music in Citizens Park, however, due to the construction, there is no plan for fireworks over the Charlie Taylor Waterwheel this year. clearcreekcounty.org
INDIAN HILLS – Join us this year as Indian Hills Fire Rescue hosts its Fourth of July celebration. The event celebrates our nation’s birthday beginning with a pancake breakfast followed by an auto extrication demonstration, Air Life helicopter fly-in and display, and a traditional parade. Unfortunately, this year we lost our pyrotechnicians. Consequently, no fireworks are planned for this year. Learn more at indianhillsfirerescue.org
KEYSTONE – Fireworks show at Lakeside Village at 9 p.m.Start the morning with a fishing derby and our popular annual bike parade. Enjoy a BBQ, live music and a day full of family activities. Cap off your night with a fireworks show. 4th of July Entertainment: Trout Steak Revival and The Burroughs. keystoneresort.com
KREMMLING – A small-town Independence Day celebration that begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Square with a bbq dinner, home-baked pies, live music and games for kids, and ends with a spectacular fireworks display off the cliffs at dark. Get more details at visitgrandcounty.com
LAFAYETTE — Lafayette Chamber is hosting a celebration from 4 p.m.–10 p.m. at Waneka Lake, 1600 Caria Dr. Fireworks will begin at dusk, approximately 9:30-9:45 p.m. The following items are not allowed on the event site. Alcohol – Glass bottles or containers – Grills of any kind – Illegal personal fireworks – Open fires. Learn more at LafayetteColorado.com
LA JUNTA – John Fisher Hose Fireworks display at the La Junta Fairgrounds on Harris Road, La Junta CO 81050. Learn more at lajuntaevents.com/
LAKEWOOD – No fireworks.
LARKSPUR – Perry Park Country Club will launch fireworks at dusk. perrypark.org
LEADVILLE – Join us for an old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration with a parade, Firecracker 5K, BBQs and fireworks! The best place to view the fireworks is at the Lake County High School football field on West BBQs and fireworks! The best place to view the fireworks is at the Lake County High School football field on West 4th Street. 5K, BBQs and fireworks! The best place to view the fireworks is at the Lake County High School football field on West BBQs and fireworks! The best place to view the fireworks is at the Lake County High School football field on West 4th Street. visitleadvilleco.com
LIMON – Fireworks on Friday, July 3, at Gaskill Field. Check out their Facebook page for more information Gaskill Field. Check out their Facebook page for more information https://www.facebook.com.
LITTLETON – Red, White & You is on Friday, July 3, at Clement Park. Fireworks at 9:30 (NO PETS). ifoothills.org/ Then on Saturday, the City of Littleton is hosting the 4th of July Family Festival and fireworks show at Cornerstone, Belleview and Progress parks. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. littletongov.org)
LONE TREE – Residents from Lone Tree and Acres Green are invited to attend Lone Tree’s Independence Day Celebration on Saturday at Sweetwater Park. Wristbands are required. Children age 3 and under do not need to wear a wristband. Wristbands will be available until supplies last, last year we ran out of wristbands so come and pick them up early! Learn more at cityoflonetree.com
LONGMONT– A fireworks display will be held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, near the intersection of Hover Road and Boston Avenue. No parking on fairgrounds. For the best view of the fireworks, park at a nearby shopping center and either walk to the fenced area in front of the Jack Murphy arena or watch from anywhere within a one mile radius of the fairgrounds. Learn more at ci.longmont.co.us/
LOUISVILLE: Fireworks at Coal Creek Golf Course on 585 West Dillon Road at 9:15 p.m. Learn more at Louisvilleco.gov
LOVELAND — The July 4th Festival is held annually at North Lake Park which is located at the corner of Taft Avenue & 29th Street in Loveland. Fireworks Show is set for 9:17 p.m. over Lake Loveland. Learn more at CityofLoveland.org
MANITOU SPRINGS – The Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department is proud to display the Fourth of July Fireworks once again. Magnificent views of the fireworks can take place in Downtown Manitou Springs. The fireworks will be shot off from Higginbotham Flats at 8:30 p.m. Learn more at ManitouSprings.org
MONTROSE – Fireworks at Sunset Mesa. other Celebrations on Main Street begin at 11 a.m. Learn more at VisitMontrose.com
MONUMENT – No fireworks, but several 4th of July events in Monument, Palmer Lake and Tri-Lakes area. Learn more at MonumentColorado.org
MORRISON – Fireworks at Bandimere Speedway. There will be 90 mph Jet Cars, drag racing, live music, troop salute, and games. Learn more at Bandimere.com
NEDERLAND — Thanks to a wet and rainy spring, the town is planning a 4th of July celebration with fireworks. The parade will kick off the festivities at noon. The evening ends with a fireworks at dusk. It can be seen from Guercio Field over Baker Reservoir. For more information on the Nederland 4th of July event, please visit their Facebook page.
NORTHGLENN — July 4th Family Festival will be held in E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park at 11800 Community Center Drive. American Legion Post 22 Color Guard will honor our nation’s military, capped off by a 21-gun salute at 7:30 p.m. The festival finishes with a spectacular fireworks show at 9:30 p.m., set off from Webster Lake. Learn more at Northglenn.org
OURAY — Jeep “Glow” Parade begins around 8 p.m. at the Switzerland of America Overlook. Decorate your Jeep with twinkle lights and glow sticks. Parade starts down the hill and through Ouray at dusk. It is followed by Ouray’s Fourth of July Fireworks and laser show display, provided by the Ouray Volunteer Fire Department, the City of Ouray, the Ouray Jeep Raffle and the Mountain Air Music Series. Learn more at OurayColorado.com
PARKER – Celebrate Independence Day at the Town’s annual celebration, Let Freedom Sing! Fireworks will be launched at 9:30. Grab blankets and lawn chairs and set up to enjoy live music, festive food vendors, family activities and more! On July 4 at Salisbury Park, 11920 Motsenbocker Rd. from 6 to 10 p.m.
More information Parker Buzz
PUEBLO – Rollin in the Riverwalk with fireworks following the Pueblo Symphony concert. General admission is $3 per person. More information at PuebloRiverwalk.org
RIFLE — Fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. on Friday, July 3. Best seen at Centennial Park. Learn more at RifleCo.org
SILVERTON – Fireworks will be shot off from Shrine Road after dark. colorado.gov
SIMLA – Fireworks show tentatively scheduled on July 4 at the Simla football field.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS –– 112th annual Cowboys’ Roundup days involves a hometown parade ending in a big dance party in the street. A fireworks show at Howelsen Hill begins around 9 p.m. Learn more at SteamboatChamber.com
STERLING — There’s a Heritage Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Overland Trail Museum. Learn more at LoganCountyChamber.com
TELLURIDE – The firefighters shoot off the fireworks just above Town Park making for a display that you can see from almost anywhere in town. Enjoy the show from a blanket in the park, while enjoying a cocktail along Main Street, or from the top of the Gondola! Note that the fireworks are dependent upon the weather conditions. Learn more at telluride.com
THORNTON — A spectacular fireworks show follows a parachute jump at 9:30 p.m. Families can watch from Carpenter Park Fields at 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. Learn more at CityofThornton.net
VAIL – The annual Vail Fireworks Show will take place at Golden Peak on July 4th at dusk (Approx. 9:30pm). The Fireworks will be synchronized to a powerful musical soundtrack. vailamericadays.com
WELLINGTON: Fireworks will go off at dusk near library park. See more festivities at TownofWellington.com
WESTCLIFFE: At dusk, on the 4th of July, Lake DeWeese transforms into a blaze of fireworks put on by the Wet Mountain Valley Fire. custercountyco.com
WESTMINSTER – Join us for the annual 4th of July Celebration. Celebration at City Park from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., At 7 pm enjoy a concert by Daddy Blue followed by a spectacular fireworks show at 9:15 pm. Parking is VERY LIMITED at City Park so take advantage of the FREE shuttles from many locations in Westminster and Hyland Hills. Visit http://www.ci.westminster.co.us/ParksRec/SpecialEvents.aspx for a shuttle schedule.
WHEAT RIDGE – No fireworks on July 4. Fireworks still on for the Carnation Festival on Aug. 14 – 16 at Anderson Park. Learn more at thecarnationfestival.com
WINDSOR: Fireworks over the Windsor Lakes after the concert. See more festivities at windsorgov.com
WINTER PARK — After many years at the Fraser Valley Sports Complex, this year’s Lance Gutersohn’s 4th of July Celebration is moving to downtown to Hideaway Park. The park is located at the intersection of Highway 40 and Rendezvous Way. Free live music starts at 6:00 p.m. with fireworks at dark. Learn more atPlayWinterPark.chambermaster.com