Things to Do

4th of July 2019 – Fireworks, Festivals and Parades

It’s never too early to start out making holidays plans. BOOM! BANG! CHEAP! Fourth of July festivities abound in the metro Denver/Boulder area. We’ve found some of the no-cost and low-cost festivals, feasts and parades to keep the household entertained. Events are listed alphabetically for easier evaluation. We anticipate to add extra events, as they’re introduced nearer to the holiday — so verify again typically.

In case of dangerous climate or other circumstances, comparable to hearth restrictions, some fireworks exhibits could also be cancelled. Nevertheless, celebrations often go on as planned. Examine back right here and on event websites for updated info.

Right here’s what’s bursting July 2, 3 & Four:

Tuesday, July 2


Colorado Rockies Publish-Recreation Fireworks — The Rockies play the Houston Astros at Coors Area at 6:10 p.m., adopted by an enormous fireworks show. Tickets begin at $45.

4 Mile Historic Park’s Previous Normal July Four Celebration – From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., delight in old style video games, historic demonstrations, reside music, horse-drawn wagon rides and extra. Meals and drink can be obtainable for buy from meals vans and a beer backyard. Deliver a blanket and keep to observe the Glendale fireworks show. FREE entry. No pets, outdoors meals or drinks, smoking or flammables. 715 S. Forest St., Denver; 720-865-0800.


Glendale Fireworks Show – One of the most important and oldest in Denver. Begins at dusk (about 9 p.m.) Prime viewing spots at 600 and 650 Cherry Road, alongside Exposition Dr. (between S. Cherry & 4 Mile Home), north of Virginia Avenue, south of Cherry Creek Drive and west of Colorado Blvd. Many people gather in and across the parking tons at Entire Meals Colo. Blvd. and CitySet to observe.

Four Mile Park Independence Celebration, photograph by Lauren Bell

Wednesday, July 3


Stars & Stripes Independence Day Celebration — Riverdale Regional Park (Adams County Fairgrounds) from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Household activities, Kid’s Fun Zone, meals and beer for buy. Music by Southern Fryed, Kory Brunson Band and Midnight Get together Machine.Fireworks set to music begin at 9:30 p.m. Convey blankets and chairs. 9755 Henderson Rd.


Civic Middle Independence Eve Celebration — Denver’s Civic Middle Park (Broadway & Colfax), Four p.m. to 9:30 p.m. FREE concert that includes patriotic and modern favorites from Chris Daniels & The Kings and the Colorado Symphony, accompanied by a light-weight present display on the Denver City & County Constructing and dazzling fireworks finale. Take pleasure in meals truck fare along with beer & wine gardens. Lawn seating out there on first-come, first-served foundation. Takes place rain or shine. Civic Middle is definitely accessible by mild rail, bus, bicycle or 16th Road free MallRide so use public transportation. 303-861-4633.

Colorado Rockies Submit-Recreation Fireworks — The Rockies play the Houston Astros at Coors Area at 6:10 p.m., adopted by a huge fireworks display. Tickets start at $45.


Erie Fireworks Show — No frills, back-to-basics fireworks-only present produced by the Town of Erie. Convey a blanket, and perhaps a picnic, and find the right spot. After dusk a fireworks present will delight from Vista Ridge. Nice viewing places embrace: Columbine Mine Park, the Vista Ridge Clubhouse, and viewers are welcome on the driving vary (after 5 p.m.).


Littleton Pink, White and You Celebration — 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Meals, beer & wine backyard, reveals, bounces houses, FREE live performance at 7 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave., 303-409-2100.

Thursday, July 4


Arvada Fireworks Display — Arvada’s Independence Day Celebration returns to its roots, focusing on the core of the vacation–fireworks! Gates at the Stengler Sports Complicated open to automobiles at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. No personal fireworks, alcohol, drones or pets allowed. The park is at 58th and Oak St.


Aurora 4th of July Spectacular — FREE activities go from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reside music, delicious food and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Parking permitted at City Middle at Aurora, Group School of Aurora and Aurora Metropolis Place. Or take the RTD R-Line to Aurora Metro Station. Held on the Aurora Municipal Middle Nice Lawn, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.

Black Hawk

Black Hawk Growth Town Fireworks — Calls itself the most important show in Colorado. Weather and hearth restrictions permitting, the fireworks display will begin at 9:30 p.m.


Boulder: Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast — Gates to he University of Colorado’s Folsom Area open at eight p.m. for leisure adopted by fireworks. Journey FREE HOP shuttles from downtown and Twenty Ninth Road Mall starting at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 8 p.m. This system starts at 8:30 p.m. with Boy Scout Shade Guard and everybody’s favorite, Ralphie. Fireworks cap off the event at about 9:45 p.m.


Brighton Fourth of July — Carmichael Park is the location of festivities from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Activities for the whole household, music and meals distributors. DJ Tidalwave kick off the musical leisure at 5 p.m. with interactive activities, group dancing and more. Funkiphino performs at 7 p.m. After the concert watch one of the area’s largest firework displays. Convey blankets, garden chairs, bug spray, sunscreen and water. The Park is just behind City Corridor at 500 S. 4th Ave.


Broomfield Nice American Picnic — Starting at 5 p.m. in Broomfield County Commons Park with youngsters’s carnival ($eight unlimited play on inflatables, and $3 pony rides), concessions; 5:45 p.m. bike parade (open to all ages); 6 p.m. Spinphony performs; 6:15 p.m. Metropolis Council provides away FREE summer time treats; 7:15 p.m. concert by Soul X, and 9:30 p.m. fireworks. Limited parking out there at the Broomfield County Commons. Further parking shall be situated at Legacy Excessive Faculty with shuttles offered from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., 303-464-5530.

Commerce Metropolis

Commerce Metropolis 4thFest — The annual 4thFest takes place at Dick’s Sporting Items Park. Pre-match pageant starts at 5 p.m. on Burgundy Boulevard is and FREE to all. Consists of obstacle courses, trampoline, ropes course, human foosball, laser tag area, mechanical bull, stay music and more. Largest public fireworks show in Colorado at 9:30 p.m. Colorado Rapids vs. New England Revolution at 7 p.m. Tickets begin at $29. Parking tons open at 4 p.m. Restricted parking so RTD bus and rail system is encouraged. Route 62 bus cease is on the stadium’s entrance door.


Denver Outlaws Submit-Recreation Fireworks — The Outlaws vs. the Chesapeake Bayhawks at 7 p.m. One of the good close-proximity extravaganzas you’ll ever see. Fireworks inside the bowl at Mile High Stadium function pyrotechnics paired with a present on the 220-foot large Thundervision display. Tickets start at $15 (plus fees).

Highland Neighborhood 4th of July — Not confirmed for 2019. Parade, reside music with Kicked to the Curb, performances by native dance troupe, bike decorating contest, area day video games, group picnic and All-American novice pie competitors. For the Grand Finale, Little Man Ice Cream will create a 200-foot-long sundae at 11:30 a.m.. Youngsters can deliver their adorned (non-motorized) bike and meet at 32nd Ave. & Clay St. Adorning begins at 8 a.m. with the parade beginning at 9:30 a.m. down 32nd Ave. to Tejon, ending at Hershorn Park about 10 a.m.. FREE scorching canine for all. Deliver fruit, a salad or a aspect dish to share.

Observatory Park 4th of July Parade — College Park neighborhood celebrates the 4th of July at Observatory Park. Handmade non-motorized floats parade along Warren Road between Milwaukee and Fillmore. Parade rolls out in levels at 10 a.m. by age beginning with Little Tykes, then young youngsters (5 to 9) and older youngsters (10 and up). Festivities run until noon. Music by the VFW Band and a fireplace truck is available. Refreshments on the market.

Park Hill 4th of July Parade

Park Hill 4th of July Parade — The northeast Denver tradition starts at 1:30 p.m. and runs on 23rd Ave. from Dexter St. to Krameria St. Consists of floats, bicycles, costumed characters, basic automobiles, a marching band and more. The parade ends about 3 p.m. at the Kearney Road Truthful on the 2200 block of Kearney with meals, reside music, youngsters’ activities and extra.

Stapleton Pancake Breakfast & Parade — Start with a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. ($5/adults, $three/youngsters or household Four-pack for $12) at the Fountain Pavilion in Central Park, adopted by an old style parade with bikes, trikes, wagons and scooters starting at 10:30 a.m. on the Fountain Pavilion.


Englewood 4th of July Pageant — From three p.m. to 10 p.m. at Belleview & Cornerstone Parks. FREE event (small charge for some activities and points of interest) consists of face portray, bungee trampoline, bounce fort and reside entertainment. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Also Pirates Cove, Miniature Practice and Petting Farm open at 10 a.m. in Belleview Park. Each parks: Belleview and Cornerstone are situated near the intersection of W. Belleview and S. Windermere).

Estes Park

Estes Park 4th of July Celebration — Consists of greater than 100 automobiles on display within the “Steam-to-Electric” Coolest Automotive Present from 9 a.m. to three p.m. at the Estes Park Events Complicated on the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park. (Admission $5, $2.50 for teenagers.) Estes Village Band provides a FREE live performance at 7 p.m. at Efficiency Park Amphitheater. Fireworks over Lake Estes at 9:30 p.m. In addition: The Massive Bang Concert (value $17/adults, $5/youngsters) provides a view of the fireworks along with music, food, native craft beer and wine at the Estes Park Fairgrounds in the Grandstands. Estes Park FREE shuttles have extended evening hours today to take you to all activities.


Evergreen Music Pageant — 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Buchanan Park. Musical performances throughout the day. Bounce home and youngsters actions from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with meals & drink out there for purchase. Rotary Membership Basic Automotive Present from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wash Park Band headlines from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Admission: adults $15, teenagers 13 to 18 $5, youngsters underneath 12, lively army and veterans are FREE. Parking is $5 at Buchanan Park and Rec Middle and FREE at close by tons. 1520 Evergreen Pkwy., Evergreen.

Fort Collins

Fort Collins July Four Celebration — Parade at 10 a.m. along Mountain Ave. Starting at 4 p.m. take pleasure in music, food distributors and extra at City Park. Fort Collins Symphony performs at eight:15 p.m. Fireworks showover Sheldon Lake at 9:35 p.m. FREE Transfort shuttle service to and from the park beginning at 5:30 p.m. from the Downtown Transit Middle (DTC) and the CSU Towers parking zone.


Golden 4th of July Pageant — Annual pageant in Lions Park from midday to 9:30 p.m. FREE rides and face portray. Thunder and Rain plays from midday to 3 p.m., followed by Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene from 3:30 p.m. to six p.m. Ryan Chrys & The Tough Cuts take the stage at 6:30 p.m. Meals and beer concessions. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. 1300 10th St.

Green Valley Ranch

Green Valley Ranch Live performance & Fireworks — Annual event from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Green Valley Golf Membership. Free youngsters’s actions from 6 p.m. to eight p.m. Music from Dr. Kool and the Disco Divas beginning at 6:15 p.m., with headliner Dotsero at 7:50 p.m., adopted by a fireworks display choreographed to fashionable music. Food, beer, wine and different drink obtainable for purchase from new restaurant Ebert’s Terrace. No outdoors food or beverage allowed on website (including no coolers, no grills, and so on.) Free shuttle service from 10 places from 6:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Examine right here for schedule and details. 4900 Himalaya Rd., Denver.

Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch July 4th Celebration — Celebration begins at Four p.m. at Highland Heritage Regional Park with balloon twisters, face painters, video games, inflatables, reside music and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $1 every. Tickets are wanted for rides and games, which value between 1 – 7 tickets every. No refunds. Tickets may be exchanged for merchandise similar to beer, pop, water,  kiddie rides, and so on. Tickets aren’t accepted by meals distributors. Shuttles run from Highlands Ranch Excessive Faculty and Rock Canyon High Faculty to and from the park.


Lafayette 4th of July at Waneka Lake — Lafayette events on the lake from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. with food, beer and wine concessions, face painting, balloon sculpting, bounce house and other youngsters’ activities (some for a charge). Chris Daniels & The Kings carry out. Fireworks at nightfall. No shuttle service offered. The Park is at 1600 Caria Dr., 303-666-9555.


Lakewood Massive Growth Bash — FREE group Fourth of July celebration at Jeffco Stadium consists of child’s lawn games, arts and crafts distributors, meals vans and beer garden starting at 5:30 p.m. A 20-minute fireworks display choreographed to music from MIX 100 shoots off at dark, about 9:15 p.m. This yr, there’s an improved parking plan with more spots and a delegated zone for ride-hailing providers like Uber  and Lyft.


Littleton Fourth of July Pageant — FREE enjoyable, entertainment and video games in Belleview and Cornerstone Parks starting at 3 p.m. Food concessions out there. Fireworks show launches from the baseball fields at Cornerstone Park at about 9:30 p.m. No alcohol or personal fireworks (including sparklers) allowed. Please depart pets at house. 5150 S. Windermere St.


Longmont Fireworks Show — Launched from the Boulder County Fairgrounds at 9:30 p.m.. Viewers are encouraged to park at close by purchasing facilities and stroll to the fenced area in entrance of the fairgrounds or watch anyplace within a one-mile radius. Longmont Symphony Orchestra performs at 11 a.m. in Thompson Park.


Louisville Fourth of July Celebration — FREE family-friendly event on the Coal Creek Golf Course from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Face painting, jumpy castles, video games, reside music by the Boulder Concert Band and food vans on website. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. No parking at the golf course so use the free shuttles from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. from Louisville Recreation Middle or House Depot.


Loveland July 4th Celebration at North Lake Park – FREE actions and shows starting at 2 p.m. Take pleasure in a cornhole event, practice rides (75¢ per experience), youngsters’s bike parade, dedicated Child Zone, Beer Backyard and tons of meals cubicles. Stay music that includes The Burroughs begins at 4:30 p.m. Loveland Concert Band takes to the Hammond Amphitheater stage at 8 p.m. A 30-minute fireworks present begins at 9:17 p.m. over Lake Loveland.


Niwot’s July 4th Celebration — Pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Niwot Market ($5 for adults and $three for teenagers) for pancakes, sausages, eggs, inexperienced chiles, orange juice and coffee. At 9 a.m. live performance by Niwot Semi-Marching Free Grange Band. Bicycle decorating begins at 8:30 a.m. and parade beginning at 11 a.m. with classic automobiles, shade guard, pets, adorned bikes, line dancers and citizens young and previous. Parade runs from Cottonwood Sq., across Niwot Street, alongside 2nd Avenue to Murray Road. Firehouse Museum open for excursions before and after the parade.

Northglenn 4th of July Pageant


Northglenn 4th of July Family Pageant — 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. All day occasion together with Pancake Breakfast, Pedals and Paws Patriot Parade, automotive present, bounce homes, pedal boats, Duck Derby, bake sale, stay music, Beer Garden and live performance by That Eighties Band at 8 p.m. Meals & group cubicles open at midday. Fireworks display set to music after 9 p.m. (relying on climate circumstances) over Webster Lake. E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park throughout from Metropolis Corridor, 11801 Group Middle Dr.


Parker Stars and Stripes Celebration — 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Salisbury Park. FREE bounce houses and inflatables. (Small charge for face painting and tot practice.) Meals and reside music. Six Million Greenback Band performs at 6 p.m. Then fireworks at 9:30 p.m. set to patriotic music. New this yr: the All American Experience Move (2,000 out there, should pre-purchase, no onsite gross sales) — consists of early exercise subject access and exclusive entry to All American Ball Fields for greatest fireworks views and other perks. Particulars on website. Parking for 2,500 automobiles obtainable on the park for $10, money only. No alcohol, tents or canopies. Coolers and picnic gadgets are okay. ATMs on website. Salisbury Park, 12010 Motsenbocker Rd.


Superior “Let Freedom Ring” Parade & Pageant — Group parade at eight:30 a.m. Pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. Both comply with the Superior Downhill Mile race which starts at 7 a.m. Social gathering in Superior Group Park after breakfast features music, games, vendor cubicles and more.


Thornton 4th of July — 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Beer backyard & meals vendors, FREE Thornton Group Band performance at 5:15 p.m., presentation of colors, Kory Brunson Band at 7:30 p.m. Skydivers bounce at 9:30 p.m. As quickly as parachutists land, the fireworks begin. Parking details right here. Carpenter Park Fields, 11000 Colorado Blvd.


Westminster 4th of July Celebration — Youngsters Activity Zone and food vendors open at 4 p.m. A FREE live performance begins at 7 p.m., adopted by fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Have enjoyable in the Activity Zone enjoying on leaping castles, slides and more. Parking is VERY limited. Use the FREE shuttle bus from many places in Westminster and Hyland Hills. Grills, private fireworks and glass containers aren’t allowed at the event. Westminster Metropolis Park, 10475 Sheridan Blvd.


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