The 4th of July is just around the corner, and it is time to start planning your activities. There are numerous events happening throughout Colorado, including parades, live concerts, art galleries, sporting events, and of course, fireworks! Here is a guide to some of the best 4th of July events and fireworks shows in Denver, CO.
Red Rocks Amphitheater Concerts- Located at 18300 W. Alameda Parkway in Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheater is one of the best places to see music near Denver. The 4th of July celebrations will be featuring bands such as Blues Traveler, Umphrey’s McGee, Smash Mouth, and Sugar Ray.
Fireworks Show at Elitch Gardens- Elitch Gardens is a well known theme park and water park in Denver, located at 2000 Elitch Circle. This will be a great place to see some fireworks in Denver, with the show starting just after dusk.
Colorado Rapids Game and Fireworks Display- The Colorado Rapids will be playing Columbus Crew on the 4th of July, with one of the best fireworks shows in Denver following the show. The game is taking place at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, with tickets costing $29.
Park Hill 4th of July Parade- Head down to Park Hill to catch one of the best parades of the year. There will be marching bands, acrobats, floats, and more. The parade meets at 23rd Avenue and Dexter Street and goes to 23rd Avenue and Krameria Street.
Fireworks at Coors Field- Every year, from July 3rd through July 6th, Coors Field hosts some of fireworks in Denver. Tickets for the show cost just $4. There will be a Rockies game on the 3rd and 4th, with fireworks occurring after the show.
Mile High Stadium Lacrosse Game and Fireworks- Catch the fireworks in Denver’s famous Mile High Stadium, following a lacrosse game between the Denver Outlaws and the Boston Cannons. Tickets start at $26 and are well worth the price.
First Friday Art Walks- The First Friday Art Walks will be starting on the 4th of July featuring great food, live music, and lots of fantastic art exhibits. This event is free to the public and takes place in Denver’s Art Districts.