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List Of Fireworks Shows In Colorado For July 4, 2010

The following is a list of communities and their activities for the July Fourth holiday. We will keep this list updated. If you have further information to add to this list, or see a correction that needs to be made, please send an e-mail to newstips@TheDenverChannel.com.

Most firework displays are on SUNDAY, July 4, 2010, unless otherwise noted.

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2010 Independence Day Celebrations


  • Fireworks begin at dark at Alamosa Fairgrounds on July 4 when it gets dark, about 9 p.m. The parade down Main Street will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. Cowboy Breakfast at San Luis Valley Federal Bank parking lot. Learn more by calling 719-589-3681.


  • Fireworks kick off at night (9 p.m. ish) on July 4th at the Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex located just west of Kipling on W. 58th Avenue. 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 Arvada.org for more information. There will be lots of family fun which include a Kids Park with obstacle course, games, car show, temporary tattoos, food concessions, and entertainment all day. KOOL 105 will be hosting a classic car show. Parking will be on a first-come first-serve basis beginning at 2 p.m. No parking will be allowed on Kipling Street.
  • Please remember that fireworks, alcohol and pets are not allowed in the Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex.


  • Aspen/Snowmass plans to celebrate Independence Day the “Old Fashioned” way on SATURDAY and SUNDAY July 3rd and 4th. The schedule of events for Aspen’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July includes an outdoor market, antique and arts fair, Natalie Cole concert, walking and running races, children’s bicycle decorating, the tenth annual “America’s Birthday Carnival,” a parade down Main Street, picnics and even more concerts. While most of the activities will be open to everyone, the Natalie Cole concert and some other performances require tickets. All of the excitement concludes with a fireworks extravaganza when the sun goes down. Details can be found at AspenSnowmass.com


  • 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. It is the largest fireworks display in the metro area and a features a performance by the U.S. Army Band from Ft. Carson. Fireworks will be 25 minutes long and patriotic music will be simulcast on KEZW. The lawn at East Alameda Avenue and Chambers Road can fit about 2,000 people so there is limited seating. The fireworks also may be viewed from surrounding areas. Best viewing locations include east of Potomac Street, south of Sixth Avenue, north of Mississippi Avenue and west of Buckley Road. Places to park: Town Center at Aurora, Aurora City Place, and Community College of Aurora. Lawn seating is not available at Bicentennial Park. For additional information, visit AuroraGov.org or call 303-739-7000. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be canceled and not rescheduled.
  • The fireworks at Southlands Mall have been canceled for this year.


  • At 9:45 p.m. SATURDAY, 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 avon.org


  • Take part in Boogie's Diner Buddy 5-Mile race on Friday, July 2. The race will begin at Boogie's Diner at Cooper Street and Hunter Street. To learn more go to The Buddy Program website.


  • Fireworks will begin at sundown, about 9:30 p.m. Enjoy a night of gaming, dining and fireworks at historic Black Hawk. You can watch at any point in Black Hawk and the show will last about 30 minutes. More info at CityofBlackHawk.org or call 303-582-2235.


  • 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 Boulder4thofJuly.com.


  • They are still monitoring the dry conditions in our area, but as of Friday, June 25 the fireworks in Breckenridge are still scheduled to happen 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. Breckenridge’s Independence Day Parade takes place at 10 a.m. along the town’s historic Main Street and will feature bag pipers, floats, kids’ bike brigade, Vipers and more. Learn more at TownOfBreckenridge.com.


  • 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 BrightonCo.gov


  • Great American Picnic and Fireworks Extravaganza will be held at Broomfield County Commons, located at 132nd and Sheridan. We start our celebration at 6:30 p.m. with children's entertainment and carnival games. At 7 p.m. enjoy a free concert. Bring your picnic dinner or enjoy a hot dog grilled to perfection for a minimal cost at the park. After the concert, at dusk, the fireworks display begins, approximately 9:15 p.m. at the Broomfield Commons For additional information, call (303)-464-5530 or visit broomfield.org/events.


  • Fireworks at the Brush Pro-State Rodeo on July 4. For more info call 970-842-5001 or go to BrushColo.com. Morgan County Fairgrounds at 718 Ellsworth St. Brush Rodeo is a three-day event from July 2- July 4.


  • The Fourth of July parade will begin at noon 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 Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce .


  • The Byers Park and Recreational District in Byers is having one of the largest open rodeos in Byers at Quint Valley. We will be having the rodeo at 4 p.m. followed by a large fireworks display at dark.


  • There is a July 4th celebration at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, with a 21-black powder gun salute and the Geezers band playing. Fireworks will be shot on top of Skyline Drive. People start congregating at Pueblo Community College - Fremont Campus on Highway 50 at about 6:30 p.m. 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 http://www.carbondalegov.org/ and click on Events.


  • Rockin' the 4th will be held at Metzler Ranch Park, 4175 Trail Boss Road. It's a holiday helping of family fun with kids events, live entertainment and of course, a fireworks show. The fun starts at 6 p.m. and ends with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. The website for the event is the website for the Town of Castle Rock.


  • There will be no Fourth of July Celebrations at Memorial Park has been canceled due to budget constraints.
  • The Air Force Academy will have fireworks on July 4. The celebration is open to the public. 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. Due to expected record-level attendance, people should arrive early. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic will perform at the academy before a 9:30 p.m. fireworks display. The academy expects as many as 50,000 people to attend the event, which they say will be the biggest in town. In the event of inclement weather, the celebration may be cancelled. Visitors can bring cameras, lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas, and sealed plastic water bottles. But, visitors cannot bring coolers, alcohol, barbecue grills, pets other than working service dogs, or fireworks. Learn more at USAFA.af.mil.
  • There will also be fireworks following the Sky Sox games on July 2 and July 3.Learn more at MinorLeagueBaseball.com/


  • On July 4, the fireworks will start after the Rapids game at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The Colorado Rapids v. New York Red Bulls MLS game begins at 7 p.m. Tickets required to enter stadium. Get to the stadium early for the free pregame “4thFest” festival at the stadium, featuring food, interactive elements, family activities and live bands! Following the game, there will be a free concert by national recording artists Meese, in their final-ever Denver concert! To learn more go to ColoradoRapids.com or to the official website 4thFestColorado.com or call 303-727-3500.


  • Town of Como in Park County will have fireworks display on the Fourth of July


  • Copper Mountain includes an environmentally conscious element to its July 4th celebration this year. Following the "3 Rings" of the Copper Environmental Foundation's credo - connect, respect, protect - Copper's 3 Ring Weekend is full of eco-'edutainment,' hands-on activities promoting movement, creativity and learning, a mountain carnival atmosphere, and live music from Billy Kelly and the Blah Blah Blahs, The Martini Shot, and Rojos Calientes. Free family fun also includes the Primp My Ride kid powered parade and fireworks. More information about Copper’s 3 Ring Weekend can be found at 3ringweekend.com. Also this year, the resort is bringing back the Copper Mountain Half Marathon and Trail 10K for the race’s fourth year. The exhilarating course starts and finishes in the heart of the Village at Copper and includes a MaraFun race for the kids. Please see www.CopperHalf.com for details.


  • Celebrations on the Fourth of July will begin at dark in City Park on North Mildred. Call 719-565-3414 or cityofCortez.com for more info.


  • Festivities begin with a parade down Main Street at 10:00 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. Competitors from Colorado and surrounding states compete in hard rock mining related events. On Friday, July 3, the events will include hand-mucking, machine jack-drilling and single jack hand-drilling. Events begin at 9 a.m. each day. This year the Fireworks' Show will be at dark at the North end of the City of Creede high up on Inspiration Point. For more information, call (719) 658-2276 or go to Creede.com.


  • The 4th of July celebration in Crested Butte begins early. Starting at 6 a.m, guests can check out a hot air balloon rally, which launches from Jorgensen Park. Early risers with some extra energy can go from there to the Gothic to Crested Butte Run, Walk or Crawl, which starts at 8:00am, followed by a “Carb Load” at the Crested Butte Fire Protection District Annual Pancake Breakfast. Then, starting at 11:a.m., people will line Crested Butte’s Elk Avenue to take in the spectacle of the town’s Fourth of July parade. And the summer heat won’t be an issue because anyone can cool down in the Wet Zone, where fire trucks open up the hoses and get everyone soaked. Following the festivities in town, a jam-packed July 4th celebration will commence up the hill in Mt. Crested Butte. An evening of entertainment for all ages awaits at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, where a musical lineup featuring the band Mama’s Cookin’ will entertain starting at 7:30pm, leading up to a fireworks display. Please see GunnisonCrestedButte.com for details.


  • 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, call (719) 689-3461 or go to VisitCrippleCreek.com.


  • Deer Trail is one community that puts on a great display. The fireworks will begin at dusk on July 4 at the Rodeo grounds. 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.


  • Fireworks and Colorado Symphony Concert at Civic Center Park on SATURDAY, July 3 at 8 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, coincides with the beginning of both the Biennial of the Americas and The Colorado Symphony’s summer season. The Independence Eve Celebration will be accented with an innovative light show on the Denver City and County Building and a stunning fireworks finale. Lawn seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; blankets or low-rise concert/beach chairs are encouraged. Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnics; concessions will also be present on-site. In the event of rain, the concert may have a delayed start or be cancelled – but the fireworks will continue at 9:15 p.m.
  • Fireworks at Coors Field after the Colorado Rockies' evening games on FRIDAY, July 2 and SATURDAY July 3 against the San Francisco Giants. Tickets required. For more information call (800) 388-7625 or 303-762-5437 or go to ColoradoRockies.com.
  • Fireworks at Invesco Field at Mile High on July 4 following Outlaws Lacrosse game. Learn more at InvescoFieldAtMileHigh.com
  • Blues Traveler Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The concert begins at 6 p.m. Red Rocks provides a good view of the fireworks show downtown. For more information contact: 303-830-TIXS.
  • The 18th Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival will be taking place July 3-5. The arts festival weekend event is a world-class and award-winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts. The CCAF is located in Denver’s Cherry Creek North Business District, from 2nd to 3rd, on the six streets starting on Clayton through Steele. Learn more info at CherryArts.org.
  • More events listed on Denver's City Web site or Denver.about.com


  • There are a wide array of events in Dillon for Independence Day. At 1 p.m., children’s bike decorating which will be followed by a parade in Dillon Town Park. There will also be a watermelon seed spitting contest along with other food and entertainment. At 9:30 p.m. on July 4, there will be a firework display over Dillon Reservoir.


  • The July 4 holiday festivities will begin with the Freedom Fun Run/Walk, presented by Parks and Recreation beginning at 9 a.m. sharp and starting from Rotary Park. This event has no entry fee. The evening events are all on Main Avenue and begin with the Stars and Stripes Parade at 6 p.m. Topping off the 4th of July celebration will be the salute-to-America fireworks display from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. The show boasts over 2,200 charges and lasts nearly a half-hour. Find many great locations in town for viewing. It's presented by Durango Fire and Rescue. Learn more at DurangoGov.org
  • Anyone hungry for a good time can head over to Durango’s Independence Day Barbeque. Advertised as ‘Red, White and Blues,’ the event is sure to be a fantastic combination of American food and music. For more information, visit DurangoMountainResort.com.


  • Fireworks will be set off on SATURDAY July 3 at Citizens Park at 24th and Chase St. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Vendors will begin serving drinks and food at 4 p.m. Fireworks will begin around 8:30 or 9 p.m. For more information, go to www.edgewaterco.com or call 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. There will also be games, entertainment, food and fishing on hand. For more information, call (303)762-2680 or go to City of Englewood. As a reminder, all alcohol, glass containers, pets and fireworks are strictly prohibited.


  • Fireworks wil be shot off at Denver Colorado National Golf Club on SATURDAY, July 3. It is FREE. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with a kid's fishing tournament free of charge. At 5 p.m. the GIANT kid's play land opens with jumpy castles, climbing wall, slides, clowns, games, firetrucks and food vendors. 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 Denver Colorado National Golf Club (formerly Vista Ridge).
  • Erie will also be holding the annual 4K run/walk. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the community recreation center and is open to ages 13 and more. Call (303)-926-2793 or go to ErieCo.gov.


  • Independence Day Fireworks. One of Colorado's most brilliant fireworks displays over Lake Estes. The event is free and will begin at 9:30 p.m. Call 800-44-ESTES for more info. Best view is from the lakeshore. For more info EstesParkCVB.com.
  • Estes Park also has a car show at 10 a.m. at Bond's Park, Music in the Mountains Concert at Rocky Ridge Music Center at 3 p.m. and Patriotic Music concert at Performance Park Amphitheater at 7 p.m.


  • Fireworks on Fourth of July at 9 p.m. Fireworks will be shot over the section of South Platte called the Fairplay Beach. But you can see fireworks anywhere in town. There will also be a parade and watermelon eating contest.


  • 4th At Firestone will be held on July 4th ends with fireworks launched from Saddleback Golf Course at 9:45 p.m.. The event will feature a parade with over 60 entries, vendor and craft exhibitors, a carnival with Crabtree Amusements from July 2-4th, Free live music, prizes, and one of the best fireworks displays in the area by Tri-State Fireworks. For more information call 303-833-3291 or go to http://www.ci.firestone.co.us/.


    The town of Flagler will begin fireworks at dusk on July 4 at Mossland Memorial Golf Course. Just sit back and enjoy the fireworks show overlooking the lake on the course at dusk. The golf course will be open all day if you are interested in playing round of golf. Meals will be available at the golf course. The Historical Society and town of Flagler will have free watermelon at the Second Central School Museum from 2 pm till 6: pm. There will also be games including horseshoes, washers and watermelon seed spitting contest. If you are looking for an old fashioned Fourth of July Celebration join us in Flagler.


  • The Celebration will occur SATURDAY, July 3, beginning at 4 p.m. at Ironhorse Park. The event includes many family-oriented activities to include arts and crafts and big-air jumpers for children, food vendors and musical entertainment by the New Sensation Band. 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.


  • 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. The buses will begin at 5:30pm and will conclude at 10:30pm July 4th will kick off in Old Town Square and Civic Center Park at 11 a.m. with petting zoos, live music all day, beer gardens, wagon rides, and much much more! Listen to the Fort Collins Symphony as they usher in the fireworks. For more information, call (970) 484-6500 or go to FCgov.com


  • Fireworks begin at dusk on July 4. The display will take place south of the Safeway Complex and east of the community recreation center. There will be parking nearby. 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. Activities include barbecue, horseshoe tournament, live music, kids activities and much more, starting at 3 p.m. Call (800) 903-7275 or 970-726-4118, or click here 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. All day events start at 9 a.m. with a Kids Fishing Derby at Meadow Creek Park. For more information call (970)668-3076 or log onto TownOfFrisco.com.


  • Georgetown offers a great firework experience on July 4th at dusk. View the show from Georgetown Lake or City Park. There's always plenty of room and plenty of parking. Take I-70, exit 228. Go to Town.Georgetown.co.us


  • Fireworks are scheduled for SATURDAY, July 3rd at 9 p.m.. The fireworks are shot off at Creekside Park, at E. Virginia Ave. and S. Clermont St. Come early to play in the new park just south of the Infinity Park stadium; and then walk up Cherry Street to snag your favorite viewing location because views of the fireworks will be limited from Infinity Park South. Call 303-759-1513 or go to the city's website for more information.


  • 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 GlenwoodChamber.com 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 GoldenLionsClub.org or call the Golden Chamber of Commerce at 303-279-3113.


  • The City of Goodland will host Freedom Fest on the 4th of July, 2010. The event will feature a professional fireworks extravaganza, contests, food, carnival rides, musical entertainment and events for everyone. The event will take place at the Sherman County Fairgrounds.


  • Granby will host the "largest small town parade" according to Granby's Chamber of Commerce beginning at 10:30 a.m. Fireworks over the rodeo grounds on July 4 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. To learn more go to GranbyChamber.com.


  • July 4 Fireworks over Grand Lake at dusk. Call 970-627-3372 for more information or go to GrandLakeChamber.com.


  • 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 GreeleyStampede.org.


  • Fireworks on July 4 at the Amphitheater and Plaza at Oakwood Homes area. There will be food, concert by Jakarta and fun. To learn more, go to GVRCO.com 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 log onto GunnisonChamber.com or GunnisonRotary.org call 970-641-1501.


  • Fireworks will set off at 9:30 p.m. at the Intersection of Highlands Ranch Parkway and Town Center Drive on the 4th. For more information call 303-791-2500. For more info, click here. There will also be a family pet and bike parade, community parade, kiddie games and a street market. Parking available around the Highlands Ranch Town Center.


  • Fourth of July Fireworks are going to be at Holyoke City Park at Hwy 385 and Johnson Street starting at dusk.


  • The Old Fashioned 4th of July will take place on July 4th. There will fireworks over Charlie Tayler Waterwheel around 9 p.m. For more information call 303-567-4421. More info at IdahoSpringsCo.com.


  • 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. The whole day starts at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and a parade at 11 a.m. To get to the celebration in Indian Hills 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 IndianHillsFireRescue.org.


  • This year's firework display will be held over Keystone Lake. Prior to the display there will be music and other entertainment including food, beverages and kid's activities from the Edgewater Cafe. For more information go to target="new">Keystone.snow.com.


  • Fire Up the Cliffs 4th of July Celebration – KVFD BBQ, Live Music by Blue Krewe; Louisiana Roots Rock and Blues, dessert pie sale, fireworks and the 3rd Annual Mud Shuffle and Calcutta. Activities begin at 6pm 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 KremmlingChamber.com.


  • Fireworks will be held at the town's rodeo grounds beginning at dusk and is free to the public. Learn more on the city's Web site.


  • Celebrate Lakewood on Parade on SATURDAY, July 3! Art activities, games and rides for the kids, live music and a beer garden for the adults and food and fireworks for the entire family. The festival begins at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Sports Stadium, located at 500 Kipling Street (just south of 6th Ave.), Learn more at LakewoodonParade.org.


  • Public display at Prowers County Fairground. Learn more at ci.lamar.co.us.


  • Leadville 4th of July Celebrations: The July 4th Parade will kick the festivities off at 10 a.m. There's also a Firecracker 5k run. The children events and games are at 7 PM at the high school football field. Of course the fireworks will commence at dusk. To learn more, go to CityofLeadville.com. Fireworks done by Leadville Lions Club.


  • Fourth of July Festivities on July 4. A spectacular fireworks show will be launched from the baseball fields at Cornerstone Park. Other activities will take place at Belleview, Cornerstone and Progress Parks (near South Windermere and West Belleview Avenues.) Food concessions will be available. Face painting and field games start at 4 p.m. Go to Littleton.gov for more information.


  • 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 CityofLoneTree.com for more info.


  • 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 VisitLongmont.org for more information.


  • 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. Call 970-962-2563 or CityofLoveland.org to learn more.



  • The fireworks will be launched on Red Mountain at about 9:30 p.m. This annual Fourth of July Holiday tradition is put on by the Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department and is visible from downtown. To learn more, call the Volunteer Fire Dept at 719-685-1444 or go to ManitouSprings.org.


  • 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 TownOfMeeker.org or RangeCall.com.


  • 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 PalmerLakeFireworks.com for more information. Monument is almost in between Denver and Colorado Springs west off Highway I-25.


  • Fireworks Display at Bandimere Speedway on SATURDAY, July 3. Gates open at 3 p.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. Click here or call (800) 664-8946 or 303-697-6001. Adults are $20 ($17 advance) and children 6-15 are $13 ($11 advance). Day begins at 8:30 a.m. with qualifying racing. Rides, live music and contests begin at 3 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 Northglenn.org.


  • 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.


  • 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. Go to VisitPagosaSprings.com to learn more.


  • There's a street fair and parade in Monument and Palmer Lake on SATURDAY, July 3. Fireworks, choreographed to music from 92.9FM the PEAK will be on SUNDAY, July 4. Go to PalmerLakeFireworks.com for more information.


  • Let Freedom Sing Celebration, including a professional fireworks show is on SATURDAY July 3 at from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at at its new location at Salisbury Park, 9200 Motsenbocker Road. Concert by Slopeside. 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. The fireworks display, which is set to music, begins at 9:30 p.m. Parking will be available on site at the Salisbury Equestrian Park, south of the ball fields’ lots. Regular and handicap reserved parking will both be available for $5. No alcohol is permitted at the park or parking lots. Admission to the event is free. Visit parkeronline.org or call 303-841-0353 for more information on this fun event.


  • Fireworks will be on SATURDAY, 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 Salida.com or SalidaChamber.org for more information.


  • 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 click here for more information.


  • On THURSDAY, July 1, there's a free sunset concert and fireworks. Firefall concert on Fanny Hill begins at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks. For more information, go to SnowmassVillage.com.


  • Fireworks on SATURDAY, July 3 at the Visitor Center Parking Lot, at the intersection of Highway 160 and Highway 149. Other Saturday events include a 10 a.m. parade, 4:30 p.m. street dance and a Kiwanis Chili Dinner. Call South Fork Visitors Center at (800) 571-0881 to learn more.


  • 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 Steamboat.com for details.


  • 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 visitTelluride.com to learn more.


  • 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. Call 303-255-7800 or CityofThornton.net for more information.


  • There's a street fair and parade in Monument and Palmer Lake on SATURDAY, July 3. Fireworks, choreographed to music from 92.9FM the PEAK will be on SUNDAY, July 4. Go to PalmerLakeFireworks.com for more information.


  • 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 ThinkVail.com


  • 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 at ColoradoDirectory.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 the city's Web site or call 303-658-2223.


  • 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.


  • Display 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. Call (800) 903-7275 or 970-726-4118, or click here for more information.


  • 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, click here.


  • Fireworks show on July 4 at the football field
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