If you are spending the 4th of July in the Mile High City, there is plenty to do for everyone in the family. You can find concerts and festivals and of course plenty of fireworks. Check out some of the best the area has to offer.
Independence Eve Presented by Anadarko
Here is a perfect opportunity to get a head-start on the celebration and gather in Civic Center Park for the annual Independence Eve Celebration, on July 3rd at 8pm. You will be treated to a great concert, a spectacular light show, and of course stunning fireworks. This is a free event.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
This destination is for the entire family and caters to art lovers. The Cherry Creek Arts Festival runs from the 4th to the 6th and features visual, performing, and culinary arts. For the kids, Artivity Avenue is a complete area of interactive activities that is sure to delight. This is a free event.
Concerts at Red Rocks
A completely unique site, Red Rocks offer concerts for the holiday. As part of the “Under the Sun Tour,” you can catch a foursome of performances on the 4th of Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, and Uncle Kracker. You will not find a better venue to watch a concert other than Red Rocks. Ticket prices vary.
Frozen in Skyline Park
If you have not heard of the movie phenomenon Frozen there is a reason it is the fifth highest grossing movie of all time and the highest grossing animated movie of all time. On the 5th of July you can take in the movie for free at Skyline Park in downtown Denver under the stars. If you have children this is not one you will want to miss.
Park Hill 4th of July Parade
If you like parades, the parade at Park Hill on the 4th is sure to delight. This is a great place to take the kids and will feature marching bands, acrobats, and great floats. This is another free event.
The Colorado Rockies and Fireworks
The Colorado Rockies will be hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers for a four game series from July 3rd to the 6th. Not only can you see a great baseball game, but on the 3rd and 4th you will be able to witness a spectacular fireworks show. Ticket prices vary.
If you live in the Denver area you have plenty to choose from, and if you are looking for a getaway during the holiday, Denver is a perfect destination.