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 out 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, 2018
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 Independence, 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, 2018
Where: Rock Ledge Ranch
Cost: Regular admission prices

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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, 2018
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, 2018
Where: 2nd & Washington St.
Cost: FREE

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Please note that Woodland Park will not be having fireworks due to the fire ban. 

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, 2018
Where: Woodland Park Middle School 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. Playing the New Orleans Baby Cakes. Seating options are limited and tickets go quickly. Buy your tickets here

When: July 4, 2018
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. 

When: July 4, 2018
Where: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
Cost: Admission costs vary. Please see website for details.

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***Manitou Springs has canceled their fireworks due to the fire ban.

 

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, 2018
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, 2018
Where: Memorial Park
Cost: FREE to attend; Food vendors available for various costs.

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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 2018
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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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 on Monday, July 3rd. From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. neighbors, friends, and guests can enjoy their homemade desserts and socialize.

When: July 2, 2018
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 4, 2018.
Where: Woodland Park
Cost: Free

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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: June 24 - July 1, 2018
Where: Click here for details
Cost: Click here for details

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This 2 hour SUP excursion with Dragonfly Paddle Yoga will be experienced among the beautiful backdrop of Spruce Mountain and the Rocky Mountain Front Range. Class will be a blend of gentle flows and restorative postures. After the class, you'll savor a healthful lunch on the lake. 

When: July 4, 2018 
Where:  Palmer Lake
Cost: $40

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Take a walk around the Woodland Park Cemetery and meet some of the old pioneers who are resting there. tours run every 15 minutes from 1pm-3pm. 

When: July 4, 2018
Where: Woodland Park
Cost: $5

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*Woodland Park will not be holding their fireworks due to fire restrictions.

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. 

When:  July 4, 2018
Where: Woodland Park, CO
Cost: Free

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