July 4th Events In Colorado Springs, CO - Visit Colorado Springs

Fourth of July

Independence Day is full of events and beautiful fireworks displays


Independence Day is full of events and beautiful fireworks displays. This year, while many events may be postponed or canceled, there is still plenty to do in Colorado Springs safely. 

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 from your porch featuring the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra performance. Check out these other great Colorado Springs 4th of July celebrations below.

In addition to our community events, you can also enjoy the many outdoor activities Colorado Springs has to offer. And as our attractions begin to open up, make sure to check out our attractions page for the most up-to-date information.


Get ready for the largest 4th of July event with fireworks erupting across the Pikes Peak Region.  Enjoy the Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s annual patriotic concert broadcast from your favorite radio station – all from your porch!

When: July 4, 2020
Where: From your porch
Cost: FREE

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During this custom guided tour, you'll experience gliding on a world-class SUP board in pristine waters with scenic views and an abundance of wildlife. Midway through our excursion we'll take a rejuvenating break and enjoy yummy, healthy snacks.

When: July 4, 2020
Where:  South Catamount Lake
Cost: $65/pp

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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, 2020
Where: Dinosaur Resource Center
Cost: Admission rates

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**Please note this event has been canceled. 

Slip back in time to the good old 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.

When: First Monday in July
Where: Soda Springs Park
Cost: One slice of pie for $2.00, a scoop of ice cream for $1.00

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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: July 1 - 5, 2020
Where: Click here for details
Cost: Click here for details

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The City of Cripple Creek will be hosting the 2020 4th of July Fireworks on Saturday, July 4th starting about 20 minutes after dusk (approx. 9:00 p,m.).  This will be a “drive-in” style activity.  

When: July 4, 2020
Where: Cripple Creek - corner of Bennett Avenue & 3rd St.
Cost: Free

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**This event has been canceled.

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, 2020
Where: 2nd & Washington St.
Cost: Free

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**Event TBD for 2020

Manitou Springs Chamber presents Woodshed Red at The Bud Ford Pavilion at Soda Springs Park in Manitou on Thursday, July 4th! Join them for the 2nd annual 4th of July tradition this year with a FREE concert by Manitou's most beloved bands! Beer and brats, hot dogs, ice cream and more will be available at the delectable food vendors. Bring the whole family! Set up your lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and enjoy a fun day in the park with fantastic music! **2020 information TBD

Free parking available at the shuttle lot (10 Old Man's Trail) as well as complimentary Manitou Springs shuttles running throughout the day.

When: July 4, 2020
Where: Downtown Manitou Springs
Cost: Free

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This year the July 4th Fun Run will be a VIRTUAL RACE or a "long distance" run. 

When: July 4, 2020
Where: Palmer Lake, CO
Cost: $25

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**Canceled.

Woodland Park's annual fireworks start at dusk and can be seen from pretty much anywhere in the Woodland Park community!  **Fireworks scheduled unless there is a fire ban**

Date: July 4, 2020
Where: Set off at Woodland Park High School
Cost: Free

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**This event has been canceled.

The Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration begins at 9:00am – 3:00pm on Thursday, July 4th at Memorial Park in Woodland Park, CO. The day is filled with fireworks, music, a beer garden, performers, kids activities, a food court, fishing derby, bouldering, artists, crafters, flag raising and a three on three basketball tournament. Additional events on July 4th include a pancake breakfast and cemetery crawl. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Click here to see the full schedule. 

Date: July 5, 2020
Where: Woodland Park, CO
Cost: Free!

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We are proud to join our community and be one of ten areas to host fireworks for 4th of July Symphony On Your Porch, presented by the City of Colorado Springs, Schmidt Construction, and El Pomar Foundation, and organized by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Sports Corporation. Proceeds support the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.

Watch from your porch or tune in to KKTV.com for a livestream. To hear musical selections by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, tune your radio to Sunny 106.3 FM, Y96.9 FM, KCME 88.7 FM, 92.9 Peak FM, or AM 740 KVOR or download the iHeart Radio app to stream for free.

The property will be CLOSED to all local traffic and is open only to overnight resort guests. 

Date: July 4, 2020
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Cost: FREE

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**2020 event canceled.

Grab your neighbors and join Old Colorado City in Bancroft Park for the first annual community 4th of July picnic! There will be yard games, live music and lunch. Bring your chairs, picnic blankets and family and enjoy an afternoon in your neighborhood park. 

Date: July 4, 2020
Where: Old Colorado City, CO
Cost: Meal tickets. Adult - $8, Children 10 and Under - $5

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Do you love some rock 'n roll?! Grab some food, drinks and a blanket and enjoy the music from The Atomic Fireballs! Playing in Elk Park Amphitheater 12:30pm to 4:30pm

See The Veteran Truck on display in the park just outside the Visitor Center.

Date: July 3-5, 2020
Where: Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Cost: Varies

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