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Colorado Springs, CO July 4th Celebrations

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4th of July Events in Colorado Springs

Celebrate our great country's independence with a number of spectacular 4th of July events around Colorado Springs. Our main event in Colorado Springs on July 4 is the Fourth of July celebration at Memorial Park featuring the Colorado Springs Philharmonic orchestra performance. There are a variety of other Colorado Springs, CO 4th of July celebrations happening. July 3 is the first Friday of the month, which means many of the local downtown areas will have their First Friday Art Walks.  

2015 4th of July Celebrations 

Summer Symphony & Fireworks

The biggest show in town will be the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Fabulous Fourth summer concert at Memorial Park. This free event is fun for the entire family.  A variety of food will be available for sale, and picnics are welcome. Arrive early to grab your spot and listen to the U.S. Air Force Academy Band's Blue Steel ensemble perform before the Colorado Springs Philharmonic.  One of the best fireworks displays in town. If you would like to help offset the thousand-dollar-a-minute show, please consider donating $4.30 and we'll add your name to our sponsor roster. Also find out ways you can volunteer alongside U.S. Air Force Academy cadets by visiting our website.

Cost: FREE
Where: Memorial Park 
When: 5:30 PM Air Force Academy Band Plays ; 7:30 PM Colorado Springs Philharmonic Plays ; Fireworks start at Dusk.

Cripple Creek 4th of July Celebration

Cripple Creek 4th of JulyThis year Cripple Creek Fourth of July Celebration will feature live entertainment in the City Park located on the corner of Bennett Avenue and 1st Street. Food vendors and a beer garden will be available. While you're here, be sure to check out special 4th of July promotions in Cripple Creek's casinos, and visit Cripple Creek's fun attractions that showcase our area's rich history.

Cost: FREE
When: Saturday, July 4: 8 AM- 5 PM
Where: City Park located on the Corner of Bennet Ave and 1st Street in Cripple Creek, CO

Rock Ledge Ranch Family Fourth

Take a walk through history this July 4th at the Rock Ledge Ranch Family Fourth. Visitors have an opportunity to walk through the reenactment of revolutionary war camp, hear General William Jackson Palmer read the Declaration of Indepence, talk with Katherine Lee Bates, play carnival games and more. Tickets are available for carnival games for a nominal fee. Events will be held throughout the day.

Cost: Regular admission prices: Adults $8, Seniors $5, Students $4, Children 5 and under are free
When: Saturday, July 4: 10 AM - 5 PM
Where: Rock Ledge Ranch

The Dinosaur Resource is celebrating our military personnel this July 4th. As our small way of saying thank you, active and retired military personnel will receive one half off regular admissions on our nation's birthday.

4th of July Flag Flying Festival

Adventures Out West 4th of July Activity in Colorado Springs

It's time to fly with Adventures Out West's 4th Annual 4th of July Flag Flying Festival! Start your 4th of July with a little adventure and a lot of patriotism. AOW will host a flag flying festival at Pikes Peak Ziplines. Show your American pride by flying the Red, White, and Blue. Must supply your own flag.

Cost: $39 per person for 2 hours of zipping
WhenSaturday, July 4: 8:30 AM -12:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs
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Ride for the Brand Championship Ranch Rodeo 

Ride for the Brand Rodeo on 4th of July Weekend in Colorado SpringsKick off your 4th of July Weekend with tickets to the rodeo!  On Thursday, July 2, head downtown to see the Longhorn Cattle Drive.  On Friday the fun starts at 4:00 with the Western Smokeout BBQ Dinner, with the Championship Ranch Rodeo beginning at 6:30. Don't miss the after party starting at 9. Rodeo tickets can be purchased online and dinner tickets are available at the door. It's time for a Yee-haw Fourth!

Cost: Starting at $10 for general admission
Where: Norris-Penrose Event Center
When: Thursday, July 2. 4:00 PM 

Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival

Arts and Events FestivalIndulge your senses at the 11th annual Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival in America the Beautiful Park. This juried arts festival exhibits 100+ national, regional and local artists. The event features a primary focus on  visual artist booths and also includes three days of music performances and arts happenings. 

Where: America the Beautiful Park in Downtown Colorado Springs
When: July 3 - July 5, 10 AM - 6 PM Friday & Saturday; 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday
Cost: $5 for all three days; Kids 16 & Under Free; Military ID Free on July 4

Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration

The Tri-Lakes 4th of July is a full day celebration.  Partake in the pancake breakfast, annual fun run, children's parade and main parade, and the street fair that features delicous food, arts & crafts vendors, a street dance and multiple concerts.

When: Saturday, July 4, 2015
Where: Multiple locations for the different events

Symphony Above the Clouds

Listen to the amazing Colorado Springs Philharmonic in the 35th Annual Symphony Above the Clouds in Woodland Park, CO.  Presented by the Ute Pass Symphony Guild, the concer features patriotic music and tunes from the American songbook. 

When: Sunday, July 5, 2015: 5:30-8:30 PM; Gates open at 5 PM
Where: Woodland Park Middle School
Cost: FREE

Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibit

Georgia O'KeeffeVisit the Eloquent Object: Georgia O'Keeffe and Still-Life Art in New Mexico temporary exhibit at the Coloado Springs Fine Arts Center.  The traveling exhibition features more than 40 paintings by the famous artist and her contemporaries. The exhibit will be a great way to spend the day before the fireworks on 4th of July. 

When: June 27 - Sept. 20, 2015 
Where: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Cost: Varies 

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 4th of July Special

Cubres & ToltecMake the 4th of July truly wonderful with a train ride followed by a delicous dinner and finished with a fireworks display.  Seating is limited so early reservations are highly recommended. 

When: July 4, 2015
Cost: Tickets start at $99 

Sky Sox Fireworks Celebration

The Sky Sox Independence Day Celebration is right around the corner. Join us for America's favorites: Hot Dogs, Baseball and Fireworks! Seating options are already limited. Please see our website for available tickets and pricing.

When: July 4, 2015; Gates open at 5pm; Gametime 7:05pm

Cost: Tickets start at $14 for adults 

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Fireworks

Join the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC as they battle the Austin Aztex at Sand Creek Stadium, then enjoy a special Independence Day fireworks show after the game.

When: July 3, 2015; Gates open at 7pm; Gametime 8pm

Cost: Tickets range from $15-$35 

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Celebrate Independence Day with a trip to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Marvel at the majestic scenery, take a ride on the aerial tram, get your adrenaline pumping on the Sky Coaster, and enjoy the lively sounds of the in-park entertainment, The Geezers from 12:30-4:30pm. You won't have to miss out on your July 4 barbeque either! Head over to the Bridge View BBQ next to the entertainment stage. Grab some refreshing lemonade or a cold brew with Chef Beau's fantastic brisket, ribs and smoked meats.

When: July 3-6, 2015

Cost: Park admission  

Manitou Springs Fireworks

The Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department is proud to display the Fourth of July Fireworks again this year. Get one of the best seats in the house in Downtown Manitou Springs, and enjoy the magnificent views. Fireworks will be shot off from Higginbotham Flats.

When: July 4, 2015; 8:30-9pm

Cost: FREE

Raft Masters

Book your rafting trip now for Fourth of July weekend with Raft Masters and save a 4th off your trip. Use promo code JULY4TH when booking and receive 25% off our regular price.

When: July 4 and 5, 2015

Cost:  Please see website for pricing

4th on the 3rd Fireworks

Head down to Fort Carson's Iron Horse Park starting at 4pm to enjoy a fun-filled evening before the grand fireworks display. Listen to live music including a concert by the 4ID Band, participate in family activities including rock wall, bounce houses, a corn maze and more. Forget your picnic or need something more? Visit the food and beverage vendors, then sit back and watch as the fireworks begin to boom at appromixately 9:15-9:30pm.

When: July 3, 2015; 4-10pm

Cost: FREE

Western Heritage Day Celebration

Cheyenne Mountain State ParkStart celebrating America's freedom early by attending Cheyenne Mountain State Parks' Western Heritage Day Celebration on July 3rd. Beginning at 4pm, play horseshoes, make western crafts, practice steer roping or dress the kids up in our western wear. Live music begins at 7. The park provides a perfect birdseye view of the fireworks display from Fort Carson. Pack a picnic dinner or purchase food from an on-site vendor. All proceeds from food purchases will go to charity. 
: July 3, 2015

Cost: Activities are free, but vehicles entering the park must have a $7 daily or $70 annual State Parks pass.

Woodland Park Cemetery Crawl

The Ute Pass Historical Society will hold its annual Cemetery Crawl July 4th from 1-3pm at the Woodland Park Cemetery. Guided tours will depart every 15 minutes, with local volunteers portraying some of the area pioneers who are laid to rest in the cemetery.Tours will also be available of Ute Pass History Park at 11am. This one-hour tour looks at the parks five historic buildings, documents and artifacts related to the development of the Ute Pass area.When: July 4, 2015; 1-3pm

Cost: $5 adults; children under 12 are free

4th of July Celebration

The Black Forest Fire/Rescue Protection District invites you to come out to Fire Station No. 1, 11445 Teachout Road, to meet your Black Forest firefighters during our 3rd annual Black Forest fire/rescue open house. We will have static displays, including Centura Hospital system’s Flight for Life helicopter, which will land at the station, Firewise displays, apparatus and a special live demonstration. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and soft drinks cooked on the grill by firefighters, including our own Chief Bryan Jack. Tours of the station also will be available. 
: July 4, 2015 from 10am-2pm

Cost: Free

BOGO at Western Museum of Mining & Industry


All admissions are Buy One, Get One Free at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry on Saturday, July 4.

Colorado Springs 4th of July Lodging Deals

The Broadmoor

Broadmoor SpecialAmerican Family 4th of July Celebration

July 1 - 7, 2015

Call 888-974-2949 to reserve today

Four- and three-night packages available. starting at $830 per person based on double occupancy. Sample Package Includes: Classic guest room, dining credit, tickets to Seven Falls;  One (1 hour) horseback trail ride or Garden of the Gods Jeep tour, discount on the adult price at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, discount on published suite rates and more.


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