The 4th of July is right around the corner! Now is the time to start planning how you and your family will spend this year’s holiday. If you are interested in attending a festival, a concert, a fireworks show, or any other type of organized activity, you have many options.
Following is a list of 4th of July activities taking place this year in Douglas County:
4th of July Fireworks in Castle Rock – Beginning at sundown on the 4th of July, the Town of Castle Rock will launch fireworks from the Santa Fe Quarry above Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course. Make sure to visit the Town of Castle Rock’s website for more information and tips on the best places to see the fireworks show.
Independence Day Celebration in Lone Tree – If you are a resident of Lone Tree or Acres Green, you won’t want to miss this year’s 4th of July festivities on the 4th of July! From 4:00 pm until approximately 9:30 pm, the celebration will take place in Sweetwater Park. Activities and entertainment will include live music, water slides, a climbing wall and obstacle course, games, and much more. There will also be a bike parade (bike decorating begins at 3:00 pm), and a fireworks show that will be begin at 9:15 pm.
Stars and Stripes Independence Day Celebration in Parker – From 6 pm until 10 pm in Salisbury Park enjoy 4th of July activities, food, live music, games, fireworks, and more. This event is open to people of all ages, and many of the activities are free of charge. Food and beverages will be for sale and the Six Million Dollar Band will be playing live music for all to enjoy. The fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:30 pm.
July 4th Celebration in Highlands Ranch – Beginning at 4:00 pm and ending at 9:30 pm, the Highlands Ranch Community Association will host a festive celebration suitable for all ages! Highland Heritage Regional Park is where the celebration will take place. Don’t miss the live music, games, balloons, hot dog eating contest, face painting, and Eurobungee! Food and beverages will be sold by various vendors and the fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:30 pm.
Other Locations in Colorado for 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks:
If you are not going to be located in Douglas County this year on the 4th of July, and you want to enjoy festivities in another Colorado location, consider attending these events:
- Fireworks in Denver’s City Center Park (**This Event Will Take Place on MONDAY, July 3rd)
- Fireworks in Boulder at Folsom Field
- 4th of July Festivities in Englewood at Cornerstone Park & Belleview Park
- Cripple Creek 4th of July on the 1st (**This Event Will Take Place on Saturday, July 1st)
- Fireworks in Manitou Springs & Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest (Ice Cream & Contest Will Take Place on Saturday, July 3rd)
- Littleton Family Festival & Fireworks
Looking for More Information?
There is plenty of information available about other places to celebrate the 4th of July in Colorado, rules and regulations about fireworks, and more. Check out the following sources for additional details: