58 Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks shows around Colorado

By Carlotta Olson Updated: June 22, 2018 at 12:50 pm • Published: June 22, 2018 0

Here's a look at dozens of Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks shows around Colorado in 2018.


- Avon - Salute to the USA: Begins at 5 p.m. with live music and fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Harry A. Nottingham Park, Avon.

- Fruita - 3rd of July Fireworks Show: Begins at dusk, Snooks Bottom Open Space, Fruita.

- Denver - Independence Eve Fireworks: 8 p.m., Civic Center Park, Denver.

- Littleton - Red, White & You: Fun-filled patriotic community event and fireworks, Clement Park, Littleton.


- Denver - Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants and Fireworks: 6:10 p.m., Coors Field, Denver, go online for ticket prices.


- Alamosa - 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, parade and fireworks at dusk, Alamosa.

- Arvada - Independence Day Fireworks: Gates open at 8 p.m., fireworks begin at dusk, Stenger Soccer Comples, Arvada.

- Aspen - Old Fashioned Fourth Of July Celebration: Parade, kids' carnival, live music, picnics and fireworks.

- Aurora - 4th of July Spectacular: Live music, food and fireworks, 6-10 p.m., Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora.

- Beaver Creek - Independence Day Celebration: Music starts at 4 p.m., with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Centennial Lawn, Beaver Creek.

- Boulder - Ralphie's Independence Day Blast: Live music with Ralphie, CU mascot and fireworks at dusk. Gates open at 8 p.m., Folsom Field, Boulder.

- Brighton - 4th of July Celebration: With music by Soul School, Carmichael Park, Brighton.

- Buena Vista - Fourth of July Celebration: Buena Vista.

- Carbondale - 4th of July Parade and Pool Party: Food, games, live music and more, Sopris Park, Carbondale.

- Colorado Springs - Boy Scouts Troop 149's 15th Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser: 7-11 a.m., Woodmen Hills Rec Center-East, Colorado Springs; robertgiles@gallowayus.com.

- Colorado Springs - Independence Day Concert and Fireworks: Festivities start at 5:30 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at dark, Memorial Park, Colorado Springs.

- Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. New Orleans Baby Cakes and Fireworks: 7 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices.

- Colorado Springs - Corb Lund: 6 p.m., Chico Basin Ranch, 22500 Peyton Highway South, Colorado Springs. Advance tickets available online.

- Commerce City - Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders FC and 4thFest: 7 p.m., fireworks after game, Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City. Go online for ticket prices.

- Creede - Independence Day Celebration: Parade, vendors, beer garden and fireworks, Creede.

- Cripple Creek - 4th of July Celebration: Music with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., City Park and in the Brass Ass Parking lot, Cripple Creek.

- Denver - Park Hill 4th of July Parade: Denver's larges Independence Day march, 1:30 p.m., Dexter Street, Denver.

- Denver - Fireworks: Elitch Gardens Denver.

- Durango - 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, walk/run and more, with fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Rotary Park and Main Avenue, Durango.

- Evergreen - 4th of July Evergreen Music Festival: With 15 performing groups, including FACE Vocal Band and some of Evergreen's most popular games, Buchanan Park, Evergreen.

- Estes Park - Fourth of July Celebration: Family-friendly festivities and events specifically tailored for the holiday, fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Estes Park.

- Fairplay - Independence Day Celebration: Music, vendors and fireworks, Front Street, Fairplay.

- Florence - Fourth of July Festival: Music, food, beer fireworks and more. June 30, July 1 and 4, Florence.

- Fort Lupton - 4th of July Celebration: Community Complex, Fort Lupton.

- Georgetown - 4th of July Celebration: Parade at 11 a.m. downtown, BBQ and entertainment at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m., Georgetown Lake, Georgetown.

- Granby - July 4th Celebration: Pancake breakfast, parade and fireworks, Granby.

- Grand Lakes - 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Music, activities, fireworks at 10 p.m., Grand Lake.

- Highlands Ranch - July 4th Celebration: Face painters, games, inflatables, music and fireworks, Highlands Ranch Heritage Regional Park, Highlands Ranch.

- Idaho Springs - 4th of July Celebration: 1 p.m. entertainment begins with fireworks at 9 p.m., Idaho Springs.

- La Junta - Old Fashioned Fourth of July: Parade, cannon firings, games and more, Bent's Old Fort, La Junta.

- Lafayette - 4th of July Celebration: Live music, beer, food and more begins at 4 p.m., with fireworks at dusk, Lafayette.

- Lake City - Fourth of July Celebration: Military flyover, parade and more, fireworks at 9 p.m., Lake City Town Park, Lake City.

- Lone Tree - Independence Day Celebration: Bike parade, food, music and fireworks, Sweetwater Park, Lone Tree.

- Manitou Springs - Woodshed Red 4th of July Celebration Concert: 1-4 p.m., Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs.

- Manitou Springs - 4th of July Fireworks: 9 p.m., Manitou Springs.

- Montrose - Independence Day Parade and Fireworks: Parade at 10 a.m. with fireworks at dusk, Montrose.

- Monument - Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, run, parade, music and street fair, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Second and Washington Streets, Monument.

- Northglenn - July 4th Festival: 7 a.m.-10 p.m., E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, Northglenn.

- Ouray - Old Fashioned Fourth of July: With many activities that have been a tradition since the early 1900s, 6:30 a.m. with fireworks at dark, Ouray.

- Pagosa Springs - Celebrate 4th of July: Parade at 10 a.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m., Pagosa Springs.

- Park Hill - 4th of July Parade: 1:30 p.m., 23rd Avenue, Park Hill.

- Parker - Parker's Stars and Stripes Celebration: Live music at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Salisbury Park, Parker.

- Pueblo - Rollin' on the Riverwalk: With fireworks, Pueblo Riverwalk, Pueblo.

- Silver Plume - 4th of July Ice Cream Social: 2-4 p.m., Dinger's Park and Pavilion, Silver Plume.

- Silverton - 4th of July Spectacular: Fireworks after dark, Silverton.

- Snowmass Village - Community Celebration & Fireworks: Lawn games, sweet treats and fireworks at 9 p.m. over Fanny Hill, Snowmass Village.

- Steamboat Springs - July 4th Fireworks: 9:30 p.m., Howelsen Hill, Steamboat Springs.

- Telluride - Fireman's 4th of July Celebration: Begins at 11 a.m., parade, BBQ and more, fireworks after sun sets, Main Street and Town Park, Telluride.

- Vail - Vail America Days: Parade, 10 a.m. beginning at Golden Peak, fireworks at dusk, Golden Peak, Vail.

- Westcliffe - Fireworks: 9 p.m., over Lake DeWeese, Westcliffe.

- Woodland Park - Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration: Vendors, food, games and fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Memorial Park, Woodland Park.

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- Breckenridge - Independence Day Celebration: Parade, music, art festival, fireworks and more, Breckenridge.


- Woodland Park - Symphony Above the Clouds and Fireworks: Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with fireworks at sundown, athletic field of the Woodland Park Middle School, Woodland Park.


- Colorado Springs - Switchbacks FC vs Sacramento Repulib FC and Independence Fireworks Extravaganza: 6 p.m., with fireworks after game, Weidner Field, Colorado Springs.

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