Every year Denver celebrates America’s Independence Day with great pomp and gaiety. In case you want to catch on some action and witness some live events or dazzling fireworks display then the below list will be useful for you this year.
Independence Day Events
Red Rocks Amphitheater Legendary rock bands will perform as part of Independence Day Weekend on July 4 and 5. July 4 will have a performance by Blues Traveler followed by Smash Mouth and Sugar Ray. July 5 will see Umphrey’s McGee in live action. Red Rocks Amphitheatre and State Park, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison, CO – 80401. Phone – 720-865-2494 Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater For $17-$35, you get to witness Colorado Symphony’s celebration of Star Wars and Independence Day spirit. It will be followed by a huge fireworks display. 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Englewood, CO 80111. Phone – 303.220.7000 Time – Showtime from 7:30 pm onwards on July 4 City Park Jazz Put on your dancing shoes in the festive spirit of Independence Day. Head straight to City Park Bandstand to experience the soulful and powerful jazz rendition by SuCh to turn the park into an open-air jazz club. The jazz performances happen every Sunday evening in the months of June and July City Park Bandstand, 17th Ave. and Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO – 80220 Time – 6pm onwards on July 4 Liberty 4-mile run For the health conscious the 4 mile run is a great way to burn off the celebratory binging and drinking. Tickets are priced at $25 – $35 Washington Park, bordered by Downing Street on the west and Franklin St. on the east. Phone – 303-750-9474 Time – 8:30am onwards on July 4 Park Hill Parade Its bright display of colors, fun and laughter as the community spills on the streets in their full glory of Idnepence Day celebrations 23rd Avenue, Park Hill, CO. Phone – 303-918-6517 Time – 1:30 pm onwards on July 4
4th of July Fireworks Displays
Glendale Firework Show (The Best Show in the City) July 3rd Glendale Fireworks will light up the sky at dusk (generally between 9 and 9:30 p.m.) Best places to view the fireworks & Setup picnics are north of Virginia Street, south of Cherry Creek Drive South, west of Colorado Blvd., and east of Cherry Street. For close-in viewing, gather in and around the CitySet development or at Whole Foods. 950 South Birch Street, Glendale, CO 80246. Phone – 303-759-1513 Time – 9 or 9:30 after dusk Fireworks after the MLB game July 3rd and 4th sees Colorado Rockies take on the LA dodgers in Coors Field. The four-game match will be followed by a brilliant display of fireworks on both days. Coors Field, 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205. Phone – 303-292-0200 Time – After the MLB game Light up the Night – 4th of July Spectacular in Aurora Touted as the town’s biggest display of fireworks, the event is special in more ways than one. It commences with performance by Golden Eagle Concert Band. The cuisine includes the popular Mythos Food Truck. Surrounding areas from where the fireworks display can be viewed include Potomac Street and north of Mississippi Avenue Great Lawns, Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, CO – 80012 Time – 3rd July 9:45pm onwards Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park At $34.99 it does appear a bit steep, but the amazing rides, roller coasters and water slides will definitely fuel the pre-fireworks display enthusiasm. Follow up your adventure ride within the park with a brilliant array of fireworks starting from dusk onwards. 2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204. Phone – 303-595-4386 Time – 4th July 9:30pm onwards 4th of July in Thornton The celebrations start from 4pm for beer and food vendors. This will be followed by two different live performances. A parachute jump will precede the firework celebrations. Carpenter Park Fields, 11000 Colorado Blvd, Thornton, CO 80233. Phone – 303-255-7800 Time – 4th July 9:30pm onwards Westminister Colarado July 4th While the food and activity zone opens from as early as 4pm, the actual fireworks will commence from 9:15pm onwards. A car show and bike parade will precede the actual display. City Park, 10455 Sheridan Blvd., CO – 80031. Phone – 303-460-9690 Time – 3rd July 9:15pm onwards Did you forget anything? let us know in the comment area below.