June 19, 2017 // 2017 4th of July Events Things to Do

Interactive Map: Where to Watch the Fireworks in Colorado 2017

Don’t know where to watch the fireworks this 4th of July? Find the closest show to you and keep scrolling for more details on each of the events! If you’ll be in Boulder for the 4th, check out our latest blog on Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast & the WK Tradition, here, and come join us at Folsom Field!

 

 

 

 

Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast:

 

Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast has been a Boulder tradition since 1941. Crowds of thousands gather each year at CU’s Folsom Field to enjoy Boulder’s largest fireworks display and local entertainment such as Open Space and Mountain Parks Rangers, the Mad Hops skip rope team, the Monarch High School Marching Band, School of Rock, and of course, Ralphie. This event is hosted by the associates of WK Real Estate, the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) and the City of Boulder. Media Sponsors include the Daily Camera, KBCO and Boulder Channel 8.

 

  • Event Begins: 8:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 2400 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

 

 

Westminster 4th of July Celebration:

 

See a stunning fireworks display while you enjoy spectacular, sweeping views of the Front Range! The City of Westminster’s 4th of July Celebration, presented by Hyland Hills Water World, is a longstanding tradition that you won’t want to miss. Enjoy live music, food, games and more at this fun, free event!

 

  • Event Begins: 4:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 10455 Sheridan Blvd., Westminster, CO 80020

 

 

Arvada 4th of July Celebration:

 

Celebrate Independence Day in Arvada mingling with neighbors and friends, as the City of Arvada, Apex Park & Recreation District, Arvada Festivals Commission and KOOL105 provide free entertainment.The event starts at 4:00 pm to the end of fireworks display approx. 10:00 pm. A variety of food will be available for purchase! Fireworks cap off the evening, but don’t miss the incredible fun during daylight hours.

 

  • Event Begins: 4:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 11200 W 58th Ave, Arvada, CO 80002

 

 

4th of July in Thornton:

 

Including Beer Gardens and Food Vendors open for business, the presentation of Colors and National Anthem, and much more! Beginning at 7:30 PM, enjoy the Kory Brunson Band followed by the Nighttime Parachutists Jump!

 

  • Event Begins: 4:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 11000 Colorado Boulevard, Thornton, CO 80233

 

 

Louisville’s 4th of July Celebration:

 

Including live patriotic music performed by the Boulder Concert Band, food trucks from around the region. bouncy houses, and inflatable fun!

 

  • Event Begins: 6:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 585 W Dillon Rd, Louisville, CO 80027

 

 

4th at Firestone:

 

The 4th at Firestone evening event has all kinds of fun music, a beer garden in the park sponsored by the Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce and local food trucks offering tasty selections. Don’t miss a spectacular fireworks display to wrap up a great day of celebration.

 

  • Event Begins: 10:00 AM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 170 Grant Ave., Firestone, CO 80520

 

 

July 4th Fireworks – Estes Park:

 

Watch one of Colorado’s most brilliant fireworks displays unfold in the sky over Lake Estes. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and find a spot along Lake Estes to watch the colors unfold to celebrate the 4th of July!

 

  • Event Begins: 9:30 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 1770 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517

 

 

4th of July in 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 11:00 am and include free rides for the kids, face painting, live music and food. Then just after dusk the City of Golden with put on a large fireworks display (weather permitting!).

 

  • Event Begins: 11:00 AM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 1300 10th St, Golden, CO 80401

 

 

4th of July Family Festival & Fireworks:

 

There will be plenty of family fun at the 22nd Annual Family Festival and Fireworks. Activities will take place all afternoon at Belleview Park and Cornerstone Park. The event is free, but a fee will be charged for some activities.

 

  • Event Begins: 10:00 AM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 5001 S Inca Dr, Englewood, CO 80110

 

 

4th of July Concert & Fireworks:

 

DJ Tidalwave will kick off the musical entertainment at 5 p.m. consisting of interactive activities, group dancing and more. The event’s headliner and local entertainment of Erica Brown with The Movers & Shakers will take the stage at 7 p.m. to entertain guests with rock, soul and R&B! When the sun goes down DJ Tidalwave will have a script writer on the east facing wall of City Hall illuminating words and images with a laser. Immediately after, there will be a patriotic presentation. The city will cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks display – weather permitting – beginning at 9:45 p.m.

 

  • Event Begins: 4:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 650 E Southern St, Brighton, CO 80601

 

 

Commerce City’s Annual 4th Fest:

 

Celebrate the Fourth of July safely in Commerce City with the largest public fireworks show in the state of Colorado. Commerce City’s free annual 4thFest celebration, Monday, July 4, takes place outside at the south end of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (6000 Victory Way). Outdoor festivities kickoff at 5 p.m. with an inflatable obstacle course, bungee trampoline, Velcro wall, mechanical bull, food vendors, live music and more.

 

  • Event Begins: 5:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022

 

 

Fireworks in Longmont:

 

Fireworks, your family, and the 4th of July! The Longmont 4th of July Fireworks Display will take place at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. For the best view of the fireworks, park at nearby shopping center and either walk to the fenced area in front of the Jack Murphy arena or watch from anywhere with a one mile radius of the fairgrounds.

 

  • Event Begins: 9:30 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

 

 

Parker Stars & Stripes Celebration:

 

Celebrate Independence Day at the Town of Parker’s Stars and Stripes Celebration.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and set up for an evening jam packed with family fun. General admission is free so save the date and come join in on the fun!

 

  • Event Begins: 6:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE ($5 parking fee, cash only)

 

  • Address: 12010 N Motsenbocker Rd, Parker, CO 80134

 

 

Northglenn July 4th Festival:

 

Celebrate America’s birthday at the July 4th Festival in EB Rains Jr. Memorial Park in the City of Northglenn. Some call the event Denver’s largest family picnic as families and friends bring out their blankets and picnic baskets to get a great seat for the annual fireworks program.

 

  • Event Begins: 7:00 AM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • 11701 Community Center Dr, Northglenn, CO 80233

 

 

4th of July Fireworks at City Park:

 

Northern Colorado’s favorite 4th of July Fireworks celebration begins at 9:35 (weather permitting).  Get to City Park early and don’t forget to take advantage of free shuttles from Downtown and CSU.  Specail thanks to Blue Ocean Foundation for sponsoring the 4th of July Community Celebration.

 

  • Event Begins: 10:00 AM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • 1599 City Park Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80521

 

 

July 4th Celebration at North Lake Park:

 

Organized in the late 1970’s by local community groups, the July 4th Celebration in North Lake Park serves as the central site for celebrating Independence Day in Loveland. Festivities include food and game booths sponsored by nonprofit community organizations, entertainment sponsored by the City of Loveland, and Loveland Fire Rescue Authority.  This annual celebration attracts steady crowds during the day culminating with well over 20,000 people in the North Lake Park area when the fireworks demonstration begins.

 

  • Event Begins: 10:00 AM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 2750 N Taft Ave, Loveland, CO 80538

 

 

July 4th in Broomfield:

 

Tuesday, July 4 at Broomfield County Commons Park! We start our celebration at 5:30 pm with pony rides and inflatables. Enjoy a free concert with contemporary acappella group “17th Avenue Allstars” and “Wash Park”. Bring your picnic dinner or enjoy a dinner from our vendors at the park. Charcoal grills are not permitted. After the concert, at dusk, the fireworks display begins, approximately 9:30 pm.

 

  • Event Begins: 5:30 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 13200 Sheridan Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80020

 

 

Fireworks in Castle Rock:

 

The fireworks will blast off from the top of the butte above Red Hawk Golf Course, just south of The Meadows on the west side of Town, known as Santa Fe Quarry butte. This high-flying show can be seen from almost anywhere in Town. Avoid the traffic and celebrate from your own backyard or from anywhere you can see the butte. The show starts at approximately 9:30 p.m. and will last about 15 minutes.

 

  • Event Begins: 9:30 PM

 

  • Admission: NONE. Watch from anywhere in town.

 

  • Address: 2156 Red Hawk Ridge Dr, Castle Rock, CO 80109

 

 

4th of July Spectacular:

 

The city of Aurora, Colorado invites you to experience the 4th of July Spectacular and celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks show that lights up the area skyline. The Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn will feature live music, delicious food and a fireworks display revered as one of the best in Colorado. What you should bring: Blankets, Lawn chairs, Money & ID for food and beverages.

 

  • Event Begins: 6:00 PM

 

  • Admission: FREE

 

  • Address: 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012

 

 

 

 


HAVE A HAPPY 4TH!

 

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