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Colorado Springs, CO July 4th Celebrations

4th of July Events in Colorado Springs

This Independence Day find something exciting to do with Colorado Springs, CO 4th of July celebrations. 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 Fourth 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. 

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

Cripple Creek Fourth of July Celebration

This 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
Time: 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
Time: 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
Time: 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!

Where: Norris-Penrose Event Center

Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival

Indulge 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. Free to the public, 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
Time: 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
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM; Gates open at 5 PM
Where: Woodland Park Middle School
Cost: Free

Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibit

Visit 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. 13, 2015 
Where: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Cost: Varies 

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 4th of July Special

Make 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 

Colorado Springs 4th of July Lodging Deals

American 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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