Looking for ideas for the 4th of July?
Colorado Landmark, Realtors in Boulder, along with our friends at Perry & Co. in Denver have compiled the below list of what's happening on the Front Range on July 3rd and 4th, 2010.
Arvada: July 4 3pm-10pm Contact: 720-898-7000 North Jeffco Park & Recreation District 13150 W. 72nd Ave. Arvada, CO Various activities, events for children, food, live music, and more. 25 mins of Fireworks at 9pm.
Aurora: July 4 starting at 6pm Contact: 303-739-7756 Aurora Municipal Center 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Aurora , CO 80012 U.S. Army Ivy Band performance – Huge fireworks display (25 minutes) on Great lawn (west side of Aurora Municipal Center) with patriotic simulcast provided by KEZW radio. Food and beverage booths.
Boulder: July 4 8:30pm Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast! Folsom Field Boulder, CO Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra followed by Fireworks display at 9:30pm
Broomfield: July 4 7pm Contact: 303-464-5509 Broomfield County Commons Park 13200 Sheridan Blvd. Broomfield, CO 80020 Various family activities, free concert by Funkiphino at 7pm. Fireworks around 9:15
Brighton: July 4 9pm Friendship Park S. 8th St. & Southern St. Brighton, CO. Concert & Fireworks around 9pm
Castle Rock: July 4 6pm-11pm Enjoy a concert in the park, food and beverage vendors and beer sales prior to an intense fireworks show at the Metzler Ranch Community Park, 4175 Trail Boss Road.
Commerce City: July 4 7pm-10pm Colorado Rapids game Contact: 303-727-3500 Dick’s Sporting Goods Park 6000 Victory Way Commerce City, CO 80022 Fireworks following the home Rapids vs New York Red Bulls soccer game
Denver – Coors Field: July 2 & 3 6pm-10pm Contact: 303-292-0200 Coors Field Neighborhood Lodo 2001 Blake St Denver , CO 80205 Fireworks after the Rockies vs San Francisco Giants games both nights.
Denver – Denver Country Club July 4 9:30pm Historically the DCC opens their east gate across from Bed, Bath & Beyond about 8:30 to allow friends to watch the fireworks show from the fairway. If not, the best place to watch is north of the Country Club along 1st Ave.
Denver – Invesco Field: July 4 7pm Denver Outlaws game Contact: 720-258-3000 Invesco Field at Mile High 1701 Bryant St. Denver, CO 80204 Fireworks after Outlaws vs Bayhawks lacrosse game.
Edgewater: July 3 4pm-10pm Contact: 303-238-7803 x. 28 Citizens Park 2431 Chase St. Edgewater, CO Fireworks start around 8:45pm
Englewood: July 4 3pm-10pm Contact: 303-762-2300 Belleview Park (near the corner of Windermere and Belleview) 5001 S. Inca Dr., CO 80110 Field games, activities, and live entertainment from 3 – 9 pm. The grand finale is Fireworks at 9:30 pm.
Estes Park: July 4 Lake Estes. Grab front-row seats early on the lake shore and enjoy free music until the fireworks begin. The show starts about 9:30pm, weather permitting. Festivities earlier in the day include a pancake breakfast, a patriotic concert and a classic car show. 970-577-6400.
Glendale: July 3 9:30-11pm Infinity Park 950 S. Birch St. Glendale, CO 80246 Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 PM. There will be at least two big festivals in the city that day – one at Whole Foods; and the other, the Sam Taylor’s Brew ‘n’ Que, at Infinity Park (please note that fireworks viewing will be limited at the Infinity Park site).
Fort Collins: July 4 11am – 10pm Live music, a beer garden and good ole American fun in the Town Square. Fireworks shot over City Park Lake at 9:35pm.
Glendale – Four Mile Historic Park: July 4 10am-4pm Four Mile Historic Park 715 S. Forest St. Denver, CO 80246 Various activities, games, music, etc. but no fireworks show.
Golden: July 4 12pm-10pm Lions Park 1300 10th St & Maple St. Golden, CO 80401 Children’s activities, free rides, food, music Fireworks at 9:30pm
Greeley: July 4 10pm Fireworks following the concerts at Island Grove Park.
Green Valley Ranch: July 4 8-9:30pm Green Valley Ranch Amphitheatre 4890 Argonne Way Denver, CO 80249 At Amphilitheater & Place Concert, etc
Highlands Ranch: July 4 11am-10pm Directly across from Town Center, at the intersection of Highlands Ranch Parkway & Blake Dr. Highlands Ranch Town Center, and Civic Green Park are great locations to watch the show. Balloon Twisters, Face Painters, Vern’s Mini Train, Hayrack Rides, Games & Inflatables, Eurobungee, parades, 5k and 3 live bands. Fireworks around 9:30pm
Lakewood: July 3 1pm-10pm at Jefferson County Sports Stadium located at 500 Kipling St & 6th Ave. Art Activities, Games and Rides for the kids. Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, and a Beer Garden for the adults. Fireworks at 9:30pm
Littleton: July 4 3pm-10pm Contact: 303-762-2300 Belleview Park (near the corner of Windermere and Belleview) 5001 S. Inca Dr., CO 80110 Field games, activities, and live entertainment from 3 – 9 pm. The grand finale is Fireworks at 9:30 pm.
Lone Tree: July 4 3pm-10pm Sweetwater Park 8300 1/2 Sweetwater Rd. Lone Tree, CO 5K run, parade, children’s activities, etc. Fireworks at 9:15pm
Longmont: July 4 9:30pm Boulder County Fairgrounds located at Hover & Boston. Fireworks at 9:30pm.
Loveland: July 4 8pm Contact: (970) 962-2727 Celebrations at North Lake Park located at the corner of Taft Ave & 29th St. An 80+ member band will play many patriotic favorites culminating with the fireworks show at 9:17pm.
Morrison: July 2 & 3 3pm-10pm Bandimere Speedway 3051 S. Rooney Rd Morrison, CO Fireworks * Jet Cars * Drag Racing * Troop Salute * Games * Rides * Music * Contests * Magicians *Food * Show * Car Toys Aftershock Stage with live entertainment * More! Fireworks at 9:30pm both nights.
Nederland: July 4: This scenic mountain town celebrates a midsummer rite with a noon parade in downtown Nederland; fireworks at dusk over Barker Reservoir; and live music in the evening. 303-258-3266, ext. 23.
Northglenn: July 4 6-10:30pm Contact: 303-450-8800 EB Rains Jr. Memorial Park 11801 Community Center Dr. Northglenn, CO 80233 Numerous activities. Fireworks at 9:30pm
Parker: July 3 6-10pm Contact: 303-841-0353 Salisbury Park, 9200 Motsenbocker Rd in Parker. Live music, food vendors and children’s activities. The fireworks display will begin at 9:30 p.m.
Westminster: July 4 7pm Contact: 303-430-2400 ext. 2223 Westminster City Park 10455 Sheridan Blvd. Westminster, CO Concert by the Nacho Men, food vendors Fireworks at 9:15pm.
A HUGE thanks to our wonderful friends at Perry & Co. for compiling this list. Perry & Co. is a Denver tradition, specializing in Denver residential, commercial, land, and investment properties.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July holiday from Colorado Landmark, Realtors!