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Independence Day Celebrations

Celebrate the birth of the nation at a variety of events.


NOTE: All events occur on July 4 unless otherwise noted.

$3 Swim Admission on July 4th Hours vary by pool. Swim for $3 per person during swim hours. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Various pool locations in Golden, Littleton, and Morrison. 303-409-2333. ifoothills.org/events


4th of July Fireworks 6-10pm. Celebrate with live music, jump castles, and food trucks. Coal Creek Golf Course, 585 W. Dillon Rd., Louisville. 303-335-4581. louisvillerecreation.com

Aurora’s 4th of July Spectacular 6-10pm. Celebrate the 4th of July with live music, food, and a fireworks display. Aurora Municipal Center, Great Lawn, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora. 303-739-7182. auroragov.org

Colorado Rapids 4th Fest 5pm. Enjoy an outdoor festival, the Rapids playing the Seattle Sounders FC, and then a fireworks show. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City. coloradorapids.com

Colorado Rockies Fireworks July 3 and 4, 6:10pm. Watch the Colorado Rockies play against the Cincinnati Reds with a fireworks display following the game. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St., Denver. mlb.com/rockies

Denver Outlaws Fireworks 7pm. Cheer on the Denver Outlaws as they battle the Atlanta Blaze. Stay after the game for world-renowned Zambelli Fireworks paired with visuals on a 220-foot-wide, high-definition screen. Sports Authority Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St., Denver. denveroutlaws.com


Firefall Concert and Fireworks 7:30pm. Celebrate Independence Day with a concert and fireworks on the lawn at Hudson Gardens. Tickets required. $22 adult, $10 child. The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. 303-797-8565. hudsongardens.org

Independence Celebration July 1, 5-10pm. Enjoy old-time games and historic demonstrations. Admission is free but there is a charge for food, refreshments, and some activities. Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St., Denver. 720-865-0800. fourmilepark.org

Independence Eve July 3, 8pm. Celebrate with live music, a light show, and fireworks display. Bring a picnic or purchase from the available concessions. Civic Center Park, Colfax and Broadway, Denver. civiccenterconservancy.org

July 4 Parade 8:45-10:30am. Participate in a family bike and pet parade, followed by a community parade. Town Center North, 9285 Hepburn St., Highlands Ranch. 303-791-2500. hrcaonline.org

Keystone’s Independence Day Weekend Celebration June 30-July 4, noon-9:30pm.


Celebrate Fourth of July with a weekend of fun activities, barbecue, and fireworks. There will be a different set of activities every day. Lakeside Village, Keystone. keystoneresort.com

Lafayette 4th of July 4-10pm. Enjoy music from Chris Daniels and the Kings, a bounce house, and face painting. Additional fees may apply for some kids” activities. Fireworks show at dusk. Waneka Lake Park, 1600 Caria Dr., Lafayette. 303-666-9555. lafayettecolorado.com

Park Hill 4th of July Parade 1:30pm. Be part of Denver’s largest Independence Day parade including marching bands, floats, and classic cars. Stay after the parade for the Kearney Street Fair for food, music, and kids” games. Greater Park Hill, 2300 Dexter St., Denver. parkhillparade.org

Red, White & You July 3, 5-10pm. Enjoy free entertainment, fireworks, and a concert featuring the Wash Park Band. Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. 303-409-2612. ifoothills.org/rwy

Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast 8pm. See Boulder’s largest fireworks display along with CU’s mascot Ralphie the Buffalo, the Mad Hops jump rope team, music, and a Boy Scout Color Guard. Folsom Field, University of Colorado Campus, Boulder. 303-541-1928. boulder4thofjuly.com


Star Spangled Splash 7am-4pm. Enjoy live music, a 5K or 10K run, sand volleyball, and water activities for the whole family. Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N. 51st St., Boulder. boulderrez.org

Super Diamond Concert and Fireworks July 3, 7:30pm. Celebrate Independence Day with a concert and fireworks on the lawn at Hudson Gardens. $26 adult, $10 child. The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton. 303-797-8565. hudsongardens.org

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