Pull out the red, white, and blue and get ready to celebrate Independence Day in Colorado! Experience classic car shows, parades, and of course fireworks from all over the Front Range with these 5 places to celebrate the Fourth of July!
From the annual Ralphie’s Indepedence Day Blast to the Craig Towler Freedom Run, it’s no surprise that Travel + Leisure named Boulder one of “America’s Best Towns for July 4th” two years in a row.
Start your day with a 5/10K morning run and cool off afterwards at the Boulder Reservoir for an afternoon of paddle boarding and relaxation. Later on, head to Folsom Field to see Ralphie the Buffalo, listen to live music, and watch the fireworks light up the Boulder sky.
The 4th at Firestone is a great way to kick off Independence Day! Start with a pancake breakfast or even a morning run at the Firecracker 5K that takes runners through a tour of the Carbon Valley communities. Following the morning festivities is a parade full of floats, marching bands, classic cars and more. Finish the day off with food, drinks and music with fireworks at Miners Park.
Get ready to watch fireworks in Castle Rock blast off at the top of the Butte above Red Hawk Golf Course. This spectacular location is just south of The Meadows on the west side of the Town, known as Santa Fe Quarry butte which allows people the chance to avoid the traffic and celebrate anywhere you can see the butte.
Denver is allowing people the chance to celebrate a day early during the Independence Eve Celebration in Civic Center Park. This annual celebration provides entertainment for everyone with a free patriotic concert to an innovative light show, and a stunning fireworks finale.
The City of Loveland lights up the sky over Lake Loveland for 30 minutes in celebration of our independence. USA Today even recognized Loveland’s firework display as one of the Top 22 shows in the Nation in 2015. Before the show, check out vintage collector vehicles, grab some Bedrock BBQ and listen to live music by Loveland Concert Band at.
Gather the family and celebrate the Fourth of July in the Colorado Front Range this year!