Fourth of July

Independence Day is full of events and beautiful fireworks displays


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Celebrate our great country's independence with a number of spectacular 4th of July events around Colorado Springs. Our main event is the 4th of July Celebration at Memorial Park featuring the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra performance. Check our these other great Colorado Springs 4th of July celebrations.

Enjoy live entertainment in the Brass Ass parking lot at the corner of Bennett Avenue and 3rd Street. Starting at noon, live bands will be providing your favorite hits into the evening with fireworks at 9:30 pm. Food vendors and a beer garden will be available

When: July 1, 2017, noon
Where: Cripple Creek - corner of Bennett Avenue & 3rd St.
Cost: FREE

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Walk through the reenactment of revolutionary war camp, hear General William Jackson Palmer read the Declaration of Indepence, listen to President Abraham Lincoln give the Gettysburg address, catch Patrick Henry's daughter will recite her father's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech, play carnival games and more.

When: July 4, 2017; 10am-5pm
Where: Rock Ledge Ranch
Cost: Regular admission prices; Military discount

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

When: July 4, 2017; 9am-5pm
Where: Dinosaur Resource Center
Cost: Please see website for admission rates

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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. The street fair features delicious food, arts & crafts vendors, a street dance and multiple concerts.

When: July 4, 2017, 7 am - 3 pm; Concerts run from noon - 7 p.m.
Where: 2nd & Washington St.
Cost: FREE

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Listen to the amazing Colorado Springs Philharmonic in the 37th Annual Symphony Above the Clouds in Woodland Park, CO. Presented by the Ute Pass Symphony Guild, the concert features patriotic music and tunes from the American songbook. 

When: July 5, 2017; Doors open 5 p.m., Concert at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodland Park Middle Shool athletic field
Cost: FREE

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Come enjoy hot dogs, baseball and fireworks! Celebrate the 4th of July with a Sky Sox game and post-game fireworks at Security Field. The first 1,000 fans through the gate will receive a free mini American flag. Playing the Nashville Sounds.Seating options are limited and tickets go quickly. Buy your tickets here

When: July 4, 2017; Game time 7:00 p.m.
Where: Sky Sox Stadium 
Cost: Varies

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Celebrate Independence Day weekend 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. Potcheen will be playing on the Bridgeview Bandstand from 12:30-4:30 p.m.

When: July 4, 2017
Where: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
Cost: Admission costs vary. Please see website for details.

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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, 2017; 9-9:30
Where: Downtown Manitou Springs
Cost: FREE

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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.

When: July 4, 2017
Where: Memorial Park
Cost: FREE to attend; Food vendors available for various costs.

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Come play games, spin the trivia wheel, do crafts with the kids, dig for dinosaurs, get your face painted, and enjoy some great local food. The fireworks show will begin around 9 pm.

For more information, contact the park visitor center at 719.576.2016.

When: July 2, 2017; 5-8 pm
Where: Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Cost: $7 daily or $70 annual vehicle parks pass; Food trucks additional cost; Please note: there are only 13 available complimentary military passes with valid ID at a first come first serve basis. 

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American Family 4th of July Celebration Includes:

  • Classic accommodations per night (upgrade options available)
  • One $300 dining credit (per reservation)
  • Fireworks show at The Broadmoor
  • One (1 hour ) horseback trail ride OR one Garden of the Gods Jeep Tour for each person on the package
  • One time admission to Seven Falls for each person on the package
  • Discount on the adult ticket price at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Suites available at 25% off of published rates

When: Please see details online for 2017
Where: The Broadmoor Hotel
Cost: Package prices starting at $1,230 per person for the four nights, based on double occupancy.

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Start your 4th of July with a little adventure and a lot of patriotism. Adventures Out West will host a flag flying festival at Pikes Peak Ziplines.Show your American pride by flying the Red White and Blue.

When: July 4th 2017. Morning Only, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Adventures Out West
Cost: $45.00 per person, for unlimited zips during the session. Festival is limited to 36 people so call us today!

Call AOW to register for the FUN! 1.800.755.0935

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Two of Country Music’s classic top performing artists, Pam Tillis and John Michael Montgomery will take the stage at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Saturday, July 1. Showtime begins at 6 pm with Tillis taking the stage followed by Montgomery at 8 pm at the park’s Elk Amphitheater with outdoor lawn seating and magnificent views of the Colorado Rockies.Fireworks finale to follow.

When: July 1st @ 6 p.m.
Where: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
Cost: $55-75

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Slip back in time to the good ole days and enjoy the Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest. Each year members of the community compete in the pie baking contest and enjoy scoops of homemade ice cream. Cool down from the hot summer day by spending your evening under the Pavilion in Soda Springs Park on Monday, July 3rd. From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. neighbors, friends, and guests can enjoy their homemade desserts and socialize.

When: July 3rd, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Soda Springs Park
Cost: One slice of pie for $2.00, a scoop of ice cream for $1.00

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This Annual Celebration is packed with FUN in a small town tradition! Join your family, friends and neighbors in a fun-filled day of entertainment, vendors, food and games. Fireworks can be viewed from anywhere within the city.

When: July 4th @ 9:15 pm.
Where: Woodland Park
Cost: Free

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Beginning June 27-July 2, 2017 over 10,000 athletes will travel to the state of Colorado to bring athletes, locals, and families together for an unforgettable event. The Colorado Sparkler is a baseball tournament taking place in 28 baseball diamonds across Colorado Springs. And the best part? It's open to the public!

When: June 27 - July 2, 2017
Where: Click here for details
Cost: Click here for details

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The annual "4th in the Park" event will kick off with live music by Applewood at 4 p.m. Tuesday, followed by Indigo Way at 6:30 p.m. Free watermelon will be provided by City Market. The event is free and open to the community. Attendees are invited to bring a blanket or chair for seating.

Where: Veterans Park
When: July 4, 2017; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE

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The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC kicking off Independence Day Celebrations in Colorado Springs with the first big fireworks show in town following their match against Rio Grande Valley this Saturday.

Where: Weidner Field
When: June 29, 2017 @ 7pm
Cost: $12

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