4th of July events 4th of July Events COS (Colorado Springs) are still a go for the upcoming holiday. However, there is still some concern regarding COVID and fireworks in this dry climate. See below for more details.
Colorado Springs Area
4th of July Symphony on Your Porch: Enjoy the Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s annual patriotic concert broadcast from your favorite radio station while watching fireworks– all from your porch! There are several places in Colorado Springs where the fireworks will be visible.
The Rocky Mountain Vibes: The Vibes will be hosting a 4th of July event featuring back-to-back movies and a fireworks show on July 3. The event will start at 4:30 p.m. with the classic baseball movie,”The Sandlot.” At 6:30 p.m., is “Independence Day,” with fireworks at 9 p.m. to end the evening.
Switchbacks: The Switchbacks are hosting Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4th at Weidner Field. They will have a firework display synced to music from iHeartRadio and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. Guests are expected to remain in their vehicles to watch the fireworks.
Falcon Freedom Days Firework Show: Falcon Freedom Days will host a Firework Show synced to music on July 4, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Firework Show will be held at Antler Creek Golf Course driving range. Ranch residents can still celebrate The Fourth safely at home by tuning in to radio station Sunny 106.3, or download the iHeartRadio app to listen to the synced music along with the fireworks display.
Rollin’ on the Riverwalk and Pueblo West 4th of July Celebration have been canceled due to COVID-19.
Fireworks in Castle Rock: Fireworks will blast off from the Santa Fe Quarry butte above Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course 9:30 p.m. on July 4. Parking on streets and roadways will be limited. In the event of severe weather, the fireworks will be postponed to Sunday, July 5. If stage 2 fire restrictions are in place on July 4, the event will be canceled.
The City of Cripple Creek will be hosting the 2020 4th of July Fireworks on July 4th starting around 9:00 pm. This will be a “drive-in” style activity. Spectators should find a good location to park their vehicle to watch the display. You must remain with your vehicle throughout the show. The fireworks will be set off from the south side of town, south of Myers Ave. Although,there will be no ancillary activities this year.
Independence Eve: no current updates for this event.
The Rockies – The Rockies have postponed what would have been their Independence Day game against the San Francisco Giants.
Berthoud will still hold its fireworks display on July 3, starting around 9:15. The fire department will set off fireworks from Waggener Farms. Gatherings prohibited on the property. Additionally, they will set them off higher in the sky, so residents can watch from home.
Brighton: The city canceled its celebration in the park. There will be fireworks beginning at dusk on the Fourth of July. The display from eastern Brighton will broadcast on channels 8 and 881, as well the city’s facebook page
Highlands Ranch: Highlands Ranch will launch a 30-minute display at 9:30 from Mountain Vista High School. Gathering prohibited. The show will be viewable from residents’ homes or certain recommended locations. It will stream online on the Douglas County Facebook.
Littleton: The city’s Red, White and You celebration has been canceled for 2020. But, Bandimere Speedway in Jefferson County will still host the Jet Car Nationals on July 4. Fireworks start at approximately 9:45 and may be visible from C-470 and Morrison.
Parker: Douglas County will have a firework display south of Parker, at a location near the Pinery. Also, it will launch at 9:30, streamed online on the Douglas County Facebook.
CANCELED: Arvada, Aurora, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver: Civic Center park, Coors Field, Empower Field, Englewood, Golden, Green Valley Ranch, Lafayette, Lakewood, Thornton, Westminster
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Reminder: recreational fireworks are illegal in Colorado Springs. That includes all fireworks with a fuse or that require a flame to ignite, according to City of Colorado Springs. Novelty items like snappers and poppers are allowed. For more information visit https://coloradosprings.gov/fireworks.