Colorado Fourth of July fireworks: Locations, times and status updates

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Here is a list of 4th of July fireworks shows in Colorado and their status. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.

Adams County
Fireworks:  Fireworks both private and public displays allowed
Other events:
More info: http://www.americantowns.com/co/adams-county/news/july-4th-fireworks-for-adams-county-co-2013-schedules-and-parades-329637

Alamosa County
Fireworks: The fireworks show has been postponed until a later date.
Other Events: One mile footrace and 1/4 mile kids sprint with 4th of July parade to follow. These events are part of the day long Alamosa County’s 100th year anniversary celebration.
More info: http://www.alamosarec.org/
More info: http://www.runningguru.com/EventInformation.asp?SourceCode=1200&eID=6054

Arvada
Fireworks: Fireworks will begin after 9 p.m. at Stenger Sports Fields (West 58th Avenue and Oak Street)
Other events: Free events start at 4 p.m. including DJs, live music and a kids park with inflatables, games and other fun activities. Also craft booths and games, face painting and balloon artists, mini classic car show, tasty food and drinks, as well as displays from the Marines, Arvada Fire and Pridemark Paramedics.
More info: http://arvada.org/arts-and-culture/fourth-of-july

Aspen
Fireworks: The fireworks display has been cancelled due to the fire ban.
Other Events: Other July 4th events start at 8 a.m. with the Boogie’s Buddy Race ($), at 10 a.m. the 13th annual America’s Birthday Carnival, from 1 to 4 p.m. the AVSC 4th of July Picnic ($), at 1:30 p.m. the Aspen Art Museum’s 4th of July Community Picnic (free), at 4 p.m. the Aspen Music Festival and School’s 4th of July Concert (free), from 4 to 9 p.m. visit the Aspen Fire Station Museum for Journey Stories (free), from 5 to 8 p.m. stop by the Mil St. / Cooper Ave. Mall for Family Fun (free), at 6:30 p.m. The Hurst Theater presents Les Miserables ($), from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the Mill St. / Cooper Ave. Mall enjoy a free concert by Denver rock band The Congress.
More info: http://www.aspenchamber.org/calendar-of-events/annual-special-events/4th-of-july/

Aurora
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks begin 9:30 p.m. at the Aurora Municipal Center 15151 E Alameda Pkwy.
Other Events: The July 4th Spectacular begins at 6 p.m. and includes patriotic music, family activities with food and beverages for sale.
More info: https://www.auroragov.org/ThingsToDo/Events/FourthofJulySpectacular/index.htm

Avon
Fireworks: July 3rd Over Nottingham Lake festival starts at 5 p.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Other Events: This free event will include music headliners The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and will have food vendors, ice cold beer and a Family Zone
More info: http://www.avon.org/index.aspx?nid=414

Bandimere Speedway
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks at 9:45p.m.
Other Events: Other activities include jet cars, drag racing, music, troop salute, games, rides, contests, food and more. Admission charged.
More info: http://www.bandimere.com/events/displayevent_detail.php?eventID=361

Beaver Creek
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks begin at 9:30p.m.
Other Events: The Beaver Creek Independence Day celebration begins at noon and includes water slides, bounce houses, fly fishing, a 4×4 tour on the upper mountain, food, drinks, and a free concert by the Academy of Country Music award winner, Jack Ingram.
More info: http://www.beavercreek.com/events-and-activities/july-fourth.aspx

Black Hawk
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks start at sunset
Other Events: Other events in town include the Boom Town Band, gaming and other events.
More info: http://www.cityofblackhawk.org/

Boulder
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks display begins 8:30 p.m. at Folsom Field. Gates open at 8 p.m.
Other Events: Highlights include the Monarch High School Marching Band, Open Space & Mountain Parks Rangers, Mad Hops, and more!
More info: http://www.boulder4thofjuly.com/

Breckenridge
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Set off from the center of town they will be visible across the area.
Other Events: The day begins at 7 a.m. with an Independence Day 10K Trail Run, at 9:30 a.m. the Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race, at 10 a.m. a Main Street Parade. Starting at 12:30 p.m. kids water fight on Main Street with the Red, White and Blue Fire Department. At the same time on Main Street enjoy a Viper car show. At 2 p.m. free music is provided by Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. At 8:30 p.m. the National Repertory Orchestra will hold a patriotic concert.
More info: http://www.gobreck.com/events/fourth-july

Brighton
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks begin at dusk at Carmichael Park.
Other Events: An early evening concert will be performed by Tumbling Dice.  Bring your blanket, kids and even your dog, woof.
More info: http://www.brightonco.gov/egov/docs/1327438192792.htm

Broomfield
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. at Broomfield County Commons Park.
Other Events: The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. with kids activities to include a free petting zoo, pony rides ($3 tickets, ends at 8 p.m.) inflatables for unlimited play ($5 tickets, ends at 8 p.m.), music by Face at 5 p.m., a bike parade at 5:45 p.m., free cupcakes at 6:15 p.m., and music by Soul X at 7 p.m.
More info: http://www.broomfield.org/index.aspx?nid=611

Brush
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks to follow the 7 p.m. rodeo
Other Events: The fun begins at 6 a.m. with the Lion’s Club pancake breakfast, the used book and quit show starts at 7 a.m., the parade takes place at 10 a.m., at 11:30 a.m. a water fight is followed by free ice cream, from 1 to 7 p.m. enjoy an art show, and at 7 p.m. the 59th annual Brush Fourth of July Rodeo precedes the firework display.
More info: http://www.brushcolo.com/community/rodeo.htm

Buena Vista
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks begin at dusk at Columbine Park.
Other Events: The day kicks off at 7 a.m. with the Optimist Pancake breakfast,The East Main Street Parade starts at 10 a.m.
More info: http://www.buenavistacolorado.org/cal_event_details.asp?i=148&m=&y=2010&c=Buena+Vista+Colorado&t=YEAR

Castle Rock
Fireworks: The fireworks display has been cancelled due to a fire ban.
Other Events: Celebrations all day at Butterfield Park.
More info: http://www.crgov.com/index.aspx?NID=1155

Colorado Springs
Fireworks: Fireworks will follow a free concert by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic.
Other Events: The fun starts at 5 p.m. with food and drinks for sale, the Craig Walter Band performs at 5:30 p.m., and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic begins their performance at 7:30 p.m. Picnics are welcome but no pets, alcohol or weapons are allowed.
More info: http://www.csphilharmonic.org/summer/independence/

Commerce City
Fireworks: The Colorado Rapids are taking on the New York Red Bulls at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on July 4 – stick around for the fireworks display after the game!
Other Events: Outdoor festivities kickoff at 5 p.m. with a zip line, ropes course, mechanical bull, climbing wall, musical acts and many other activities all ages will enjoy.
More info: http://www.c3gov.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=722

Crested Butte
Fireworks: Due to Crested Butte’s fire ban, the Fireworks Display has been cancelled
Other Events: Pancake breakfast, parade, water fight live music and children's activities.
More info: http://www.cbchamber.com/4th-of-july.html

Cripple Creek
Fireworks: The fireworks show has been postponed.
Other Events: Live music and beer garden
More info: http://visitcripplecreek.com/events/cripple-creeks-4th-july-celebration-july-4-2013

Denver
Fireworks:
-- Civic Center ParkJuly 3, Civic Center Park 8p.m. The fourth annual Independence Eve Celebration will feature a free patriotic concert by The Colorado Symphony, an innovative light show on the Denver City and County Building and a stunning fireworks finale.

-- Denver Outlaws At Mile High – Over at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 4, Denver’s professional lacrosse team the Outlaws are battling it out with the New York Lizards. After the game, enjoy fireworks within the bowl at Sports Authority Field

-- Rockies Games – At Coors Field, catch The Colorado Rockies taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers during a three-game homestand, July 2-4. There will be a spectacular fireworks show following the July 3 and 4 games.

More info: http://www.denver.org/what-to-do/museum-art/denver-4th-july

Durango
Fireworks: July 4th Fireworks at Vallecito Lake at dusk.
Other Events: Pancake breakfast, freedom run, BBQ cook-off, public reading of Declaration of Independence and parade.
More info: http://www.durango.com/durango_calendar.asp

Eagle
Fireworks: July 4th at 9:30pm at the Eagle County Fairgrounds
Other Events:
More info: http://www.townofeagle.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=1196&month=7&year=2013&day=24&calType=0

Englewood
Fireworks: July 4th at 9:30 p.m. fireworks display over Belleview Park, Cornerstone Park and Progress Park
Other Events: Starting at 3 p.m. activities include: Fishing derby, live music, kids activities, pirates cove, miniature train and children’s farm.
More info: http://www.englewoodgov.org/englewood-happenings/4th-of-july-festivities

Erie
Fireworks: July 3rd at Dusk at the Colorado National Golf Club
More info: https://www.erieco.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=641

Estes Park
Fireworks: July 4th over Lake Estes at 9pm
More info: http://www.visitestespark.com/includes/calendar-of-events/July-4th-Fireworks/1520/

Firestone
Fireworks:  July 4th at Miners Park Fireworks at Saddleback Golf Club at 9:30 p.m.
More info: http://www.ci.firestone.co.us/Departments/communityEvents/4atFirestone.html

Fort Collins
Fireworks: July 4th at 9:35pm at City Park
Other Events:
More info: http://www.fcgov.com/july4th/

Fort Lupton
Fireworks: July 4th at dusk in the lot south of Safeway
Other events: Parade (new this year), 5K race, golf tournament, live music and children's events.
More info: http://www.fortlupton.org/content/4th-july-fireworks-display

Fremont County
Fireworks: The fireworks show scheduled for Skyline Drive has been cancelled.
Other Events:
More info: http://www.fremontco.com/newsnow/index.php?http://www.fremontco.com/newsnow/index.shtml

Frisco
Fireworks: July 4th at 9:30pm in Marina Park
Other Events: Pancake breakfast, bike contest and parade, main street parade, outdoor market and live music.
More info: http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/4th-of-july/schedule/

Georgetown
Fireworks: The fireworks show is back on, and will begin at Georgetown Lake at 9:15 p.m.
Other Events: 5K race, parade, BBQ at City Park, bucket brigade races
More info: http://www.georgetown-colorado.org/event/4th-july-events

Glendale
Fireworks: Come join us on July 3rd at Creekside Park for the annual Glendale fireworks display. The show will start at approximately 9 p.m.
Other Events:
More info: http://www.glendale.co.us/

Golden
Fireworks: Rescheduled until another date
Other Events: Golden’s popular 4th of July Festival will still take place beginning at noon.
More info: http://www.golden.com/signature-events.htm

Grand Junction
Fireworks: July 4th fireworks at 9:45 p.m. at Suplizio Baseball Field
Other events:
More info: http://www.gjcity.org/4th_of_July_Fireworks.aspx

Grand Lake
Fireworks: 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza at the Lakefront at 9 p.m.
Other Events:
More info: http://www.visitgrandcounty.com/discover-grand-county/towns-and-map/grand-lake.html

Gunnison
Fireworks:  July 4th in the park at 9:15pm
Other Events: Early morning launch of hot air balloons at Jorgensen Park, beer garden, food court and kids activities.
More info: http://www.gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/press-release/red-white-blue-fun-gunnison-crested-butte-colorado-0

Highlands Ranch
Fireworks: This year's show has been cancelled. Currently HRCA is planning to reschedule the fireworks show for Oktoberfest, Saturday, September 21.
Other Events: There will be parades, a family 5K run/walk, food, drinks, games, music, face painters, balloon artists, skateboard demos, carriage rides, pet adoptions
More info: http://hrcaonline.org/

Idaho Springs
Fireworks: The fireworks show has been cancelled.
Other Events: Town festival including three local bands.
More info: http://clearcreekcounty.org/event-calendar-clear-creek-county/idaho-springs-festival-fireworks/

Indian Hills
Fireworks: The fireworks show for this year has been cancelled.
Other Events: Other activities will continue as planned including a beginning with a pancake breakfast, followed by an Air Life helicopter fly-in and display, a traditional parade, food vendors including a beer garden, and live musical entertainment beginning in the late afternoon.
More info: http://www.indianhillsfirerescue.org/4thofjuly.shtml

Keystone
Fireworks: July 4th in Lakeside Village at 9pm
Other Events: Fishing derby, parade, BBQ and bike-in movie.
More info: http://m.keystoneresort.com/keystone-events.html

Lafayette
Fireworks:  July 4th at Waneka Lake, show starts at dusk
Other Events: Day events at Waneka Lake include a free concert, pie eating contest, kids' activities and a beer garden.
More info:  http://www.lafayettecolorado.com/july4thcelebration/celebrate4thofjuly2011.html

Littleton
Fireworks: Fireworks show July 4 at 9:30 p.m. from the baseball fields at Cornerstone Park
Other Events: A variety of activities will be held at Cornerstone, Progress and Belleview parks including batting cages, a fishing derby, miniature train and kids activities.
More info: http://www.littletongov.org/index.aspx?page=232&recordid=2093

Lochbuie
Fireworks: This year's show has been cancelled.
Other Events: Pancake breakfast and kids parade next to Town Hall
More info: http://www.lochbuie.org/

Lone Tree
Fireworks: This year's show has been postponed.
Other Events: Other events include the kids bike parade, live music and other activities.
More info: http://cityoflonetree.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=655

Longmont
Fireworks:  July 4th at the Boulder County Fairgrounds at 9:30 p.m.
Other Events:
More info: http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/fire/fire_safety/fireworks.htm

Louisville
Fireworks: July 4th at Coal Creek Golf Course at 9:15 p.m.
Other Events:
More info: http://www.louisvilleco.gov/

Loveland
Fireworks: July 4th at North Lake Park fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Other Events: Picnic areas, miniature train, swimming beach and picnic areas at North Lake Park.
More info: http://www.ci.loveland.co.us/index.aspx?page=691

Manitou Springs
Fireworks: July 4th at downtown Manitou Springs at 9:30 p.m.
Other Events:
More info: http://manitousprings.org/calendar/fireworks/

Monument
Fireworks: This year's display has been cancelled.
Other Events: Other events include a pancake breakfast, parade, tractor pull, food and entertainment, fun run, street fair
More info: http://www.trilakeschamber.com/

Northglenn
Fireworks: July 4th at Webster Lake at 9:30 p.m.
Other Events: Other events include a car show, Firecrackers and Flapjacks Run, a bake sale and a parade.
More info: http://www.northglenn.org/july4th

Parker
Fireworks: This year's show has been cancelled.
Other Events: Live music, food vendors, free activities and a laser light show.
More info: http://www.parkeronline.org/

Steamboat Springs
Fireworks: July 4th at Howelsen Hill at 9 p.m.
Other Events: Pioneer Days Block Party, free concert, pancake breakfast and rides down the Yampa River.
More info: http://www.steamboat-chamber.com/signature-events/july-4th-celebration

Silverton
Fireworks: July 4th at Memorial Park at dusk
Other Events: Parade, 2K, 5K and 10K runs at Memorial Park, International Rhubarb Festival and a Ducky Derby
More info: http://silvertoncolorado.com/?ai1ec_event=1309-2&instance_id=

Telluride
Fireworks: July 4th at Town Park at 9 p.m.
Other Events: annual Fireman’s Parade on Historic Main Street and barbeques scattered through the town.
More info: http://www.telluride.com/lodging/telluride-july-4-celebration

Thornton
Fireworks: July 4th at the Thornton Multipurpose Fields at 9:30 p.m.
Other Events: Beer gardens, live bands and a parachute jump.
More info: http://www.cityofthornton.net/Festivals/Pages/FourthofJuly.aspx

Vail
Fireworks: July 4th at Vail Village at dusk
Other Events: Parade, live music and children's activities.
More info: http://www.vailamericadays.com/#!schedule/c16fk / http://www.vailamericadays.com/#!fireworks/c1rlo

Westminster
Fireworks: July 4th at City Park at 9:15 p.m.
Other Events: Food vendors and a free concert.
More info: http://www.ci.westminster.co.us/ParksRec/SpecialEvents.aspx

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