Fireworks in Colorado 2017: Find all Colorado fireworks shows from Denver, Aurora, Boulder and more

Find all fireworks shows in Colorado in 2017
Posted at 4:56 PM, Jun 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 18:13:38-04

DENVER — Millions of Coloradans will watch or partake in fireworks celebrations on Independence Day, and Denver7 has rounded up each public show we could possibly find. 

Find your town in the list below:

ALAMOSA — Tuesday, July 4: 

Celebrate our country’s independence in the friendly town of Alamosa. This patriotic celebration starts with a Kiwanis pancake breakfast followed by a Main Street parade. Alamosa Fairgrounds will host fireworks at dusk.

Learn more here.

ARVADA — Tuesday, July 4:

Join Arvada between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Lutz Ballfield and Stenger Sports Complex, Entry at 58th Avenue and Oak Street, Arvada, CO. Come for the food and stay for the fireworks that end the evening!

Learn more here. 

ASPEN — Tuesday, July 4: 

Join Aspen for racing, bike decorating, a carinval, a parade, a picnic, a free concert (4 p.m. on the corner of Garmisch and Cooper Ave),  a community dance at 9:15 p.m. fireworks over Aspen Mountain.

Learn more here.

Note: The fireworks display has been canceled due to fire restrictions

AURORA — Tuesday, July 4:

Join Aurora at the Aurora Municipal Center  for musical entertainment starting at 6 p.m., with a fireworks show capping off the night at 9:30 p.m.

Learn more here. 

AVON — Monday, July 3: 

Join Avon for food, friends and fun. A small carnival will be in town ahead of musical entertainment and fireworks:

5:45 - 7:15 p.m. | Lauren Michaels Band

7:45 - 9:15 p.m. | Colorado Pops Orchestra

9:15 p.m. | Colorado's greatest display of fireworks!

Learn more here. 

BEAVER CREEK — Tuesday, July 4:

Join Beaver Creek for an independence celebration that ranges from 9:30 a.m. through 9:30 p.m. Live music will continue along with food from 2 p.m. through 8:15 p.m. Fireworks cap off the evening at 9:30 p.m.

Learn more here. 


There will be no public fireworks in Bennett in 2017.

BLACK HAWK — Tuesday, July 4:

Black Hawk will present a "BoomTown" experience with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Learn details from Black Hawk here. 

BOULDER — Tuesday, July 4:

Fireworks begin during the "Ralphie's Independence Day Blast" starting at 9:40 p.m. Gates open at 8 p.m., and admission is free!

Learn more here. 

BRECKENRIDGE — Tuesday, July 4:

A fireworks show at 9:45 p.m. in Breckenridge is just one of a host of activities, including a 10k run, bike race, garden party and parade. Learn more about the festivities here.

Learn more here.

BRIGHTON — Tuesday, July 4:

A celebration will kick off for the 4th of July at 4 p.m. in Brighton, lasting through fireworks at 9:45 p.m. at Carmichael Park.

Learn more here and here

BROOMFIELD — Tuesday, July 4:

A day of events will last from 12 to 9:30 p.m., when a fireworks display will cap the evening.

Learn more about the events, including music and more, here. 

BRUSH — Sunday, July 2:

A barbecue and more will kick off celebrations.

Monday, July 3: Events from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. will continue the busy weekend.

Tuesday, July 4: Performances and events will last all day from 6 a.m. through a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.

See the schedule:

BUENA VISTA — Tuesday, July 4:

Prepare for an all day celebration including a pancake breakfast, 5k, parade and 9 p.m. fireworks show.

See the jam-packed schedule here.

BYERS - Tuesday, July 4:

Head over to downtown Byers for a 7 a.m. Independence Day breakfast, then prepare to watch the town celebrate America at the Byers Fourth of July Parade at 10 a.m., and lastly, head over to the rodeo at 4 p.m. Cap it all of with the Fourth of July fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. at the Quint Valley Fairgrounds.

CANON CITY — Tuesday, July 4:

A celebration in Veteran's Park begins at 4 p.m. and will culminate in fireworks on Skyline Drive at 9 p.m.

More here. 

CASTLE ROCK — Tuesday, July 4:

Prepare for a firework show at the top of the butte above Red Hawk Golf Course, just south of The Meadows on the west side of Castle Rock. Onlookers should find a comfortable spot and get ready to enjoy. It can be seen just about anywhere in Castle Rock.

More here. 

COLORADO SPRINGS — Tuesday, July 4:

Prepare for the Colorado Springs Philharmonic's performance in Memorial Park. The 7:30 p.m. concert is beloved in the Springs, and will be capped off by a dusk fireworks show.

More here.

COMMERCE CITY — Tuesday, July 4:

Commerce City boasts what they call the largest public fireworks display in the state, and they'll all be shot off at dusk on July 4. The show is set to blast off at 9:30 p.m., with fans of the Colorado Rapids being able to watch inside Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, or from parking lots surrounding the Rapids stadium.

More here. 

COPPER MOUNTAIN — Sunday, July 2:

One of the earlier fireworks shows in the state features a dusk show at Copper Mountain's center village.

Learn more about the weekend in the mountains.

CREEDE — Tuesday, July 4:

A fireworks show will cap off the night in Creede after a day of celebration. The fireworks are advertised for "Dark-Thirty" also known as dusk.

Learn more about the event.

CRESTED BUTTE — Tuesday, July 4:

Described as a "funky, fun" celebration, expect a parade, music and fireworks at the Base Area of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

Learn more here.

CRIPPLE CREEK — Saturday, July 1:

Can't get enough Fourth of July? Cripple Creek aims to solve that problem by kicking off a celebration of the holiday on July 1. The early celebration will be located in the Brass Ass parking lot with music throughout the afternoon and evening, and fireworks will cap the evening at 9:30 p.m.

Learn more here.

DACONO — Saturday, July 1:

Fireworks at the racetrack will win the day in Dacono, where the Colorado Speedway is located. Saturday will feature a double header, along with 6:30 p.m. fireworks.

Sunday, July 2:

A second night of fireworks at the Colorado Speedway will kick off Sunday with fireworks again at 6:30 p.m.

Learn more here.

DENVER — Monday, July 3:

Independence Eve celebrations will kick off at 8 p.m. in Civic Center Park at Broadway and Colfax. Celebrations will include a concert and stunning fireworks show thereafter.

Tuesday, July 4:

Fireworks at Elitch Gardens will shoot off at dusk on Independence Day.

Learn more about both events:

Tuesday, July 4:

A celebration for Independence Day will last from 6 p.m. through a fireworks show at 9:35 p.m. in Green Valley Ranch.

Learn more here.

Tuesday, July 4: 

Celebrate Independence Day with the Denver Outlaws at Sports Authority Field at Mile High at 7 p.m. with fireworks to be shot off after the game.

Learn more here.

Monday & Tuesday, July 3 & 4:

See the Rockies play at Coors Field AND see fireworks after the games on both Monday and Tuesday nights.

Learn more here.

DURANGO — Tuesday, July 4:

Celebrations in Durango will last from 8 a.m. on Tuesday through 10 p.m., after a fireworks show that evening.

Learn more about festivities here. 

EAGLE (Gypsum) — Tuesday, July 4:

A fireworks show will take place over the Brush Creek Pavilion at dusk.  You'll find  music, food, games and community fun for everyone.

More here.

ENGLEWOOD — Tuesday, July 4:

Celebrate the 4th of July with Englewood from 3 to 10 p.m., with a fireworks show beginning at 9:30 p.m. in Cornerstone Park.

More details.

ERIE — Monday, July 3:

Just a day before most celebrations kick off, the Town of Erie wil celebrate the holiday beginning at 5 p.m. There will be free music, food and fireworks at dusk at the Colorado National Golf Club in the Vista Ridge Neighborhood.

More details. 

ESTES PARK — Tuesday, July 4:

Spend the afternoon in Estes Park being active and enjoying  a car show, mini golf and a patriotic concert at 7 p.m. Fireworks will kick off over Lake Estes at 9:30 p.m.

Learn more. 

FAIRPLAY — Tuesday, July 4:

Celebrate the 4th with Fairplay from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring the southern band Richie Law. Fireworks kick off just after 9 p.m. at 4th and Front Street.

Learn more about the celebration here.

FIRESTONE — Tuesday, July 4:

Music, a parade and fireworks highlight the Firestone Independence Day celebration.  Fireworks kick off at 9:30 p.m. near Miners Park.

Learn more.

FLORENCE — Tuesday, July 4:

A four day celebration in Florence, Colorado will culminate in Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Pioneer Park on Tuesday.

Learn more about other events here. 

FORT CARSON — Sunday, July 2:

A two-day festival at Fort Carson's Iron Horse Park will cap off in fireworks on Sunday at 21:30.

Learn more here.

FORT COLLINS — Tuesday, July 4:

A festival consisting of fireworks, a parade, a 5k, music and more will take place Tuesday in Fort Collins. See fireworks over Sheldon Lake in City Park at 9:35 p.m.

Learn more. 

FORT LUPTON — Tuesday, July 4:

An anticipated music performance from Fort Lupton's own talented Kimi Most will highlight a day-long celebration from 7 a.m. through 7:30 p.m., with fireworks at dusk at Community Park.

Learn more.

FRISCO — Tuesday, July 4:

Start the day off right with a pancake breakfast and end the day with a fireworks display over Dillon Reservoir at dusk.

Learn more about the celebration.

FRUITA — Monday, July 4:

Fruita will put on a fireworks show on Monday at 9 p.m. located at the Snooks Bottom Open Space.

More here. 

GEORGETOWN — Tuesday, July 4:

The 4th of July in Georgetown celebration includes a 5K, parade and fireworks. The fireworks will be over Georgetown Lake at dusk.

More here.

GLENDALE — Saturday, July 1:

Glendale's annual fireworks show will be at 9 p.m. on Saturday, three days before Independence Day, at Cherry Street and Cherry Creek Drive South.

Learn more here.

GOLDEN — Tuesday, July 4:

A day-long celebration includes three bands, rides for children and fireworks at Lions Park on 10th Street. Watch fireworks at 9:15.

Learn more here. 

GRANBY — Saturday, July 1:

The Flying Heels Arena will have fireworks on Saturday, July 1, after the rodeo performance. Check the Granby Rodeo website for details and updates.

GRAND JUNCTION — Tuesday, July 4:

Independence Day fireworks will take place after the GJ Rockies game vs. Orem on July 4. Buy a ticket and see the fireworks from inside the stadium or watch from Lincoln Park.

GRAND LAKE — Tuesday, July 4: 

Grand Lake's 4th of July Celebration will include fireworks over the lake at approximately 10 p.m.

GREELEY — Tuesday, July 4:

In its 96th year, the Greeley Stampede will feature fireworks displays over the northwest corner of Island Grove Park on July 4 at approximately 9:30 p.m. 

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Tuesday, July 4:

Fiddler's Green will host fireworks on July 4 after a Train concert. Check here for tickets and information.


See Crested Butte.


See Eagle.

HIGHLANDS RANCH — Tuesday, July 4: 

The Highland’s Ranch July 4th Celebration returns to Highland Heritage Regional Park this year. The celebration will start at 4 p.m. with balloon twisters, face painters, games and inflatables, and live music and conclude with the fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

HOLYOKE — Tuesday, July 4: 

The Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks will be held at Holyoke City Park on July 4.

IDAHO SPRINGS — Tuesday, July 4:

Idaho Springs will be hosting an afternoon live music and dancing downtown in Citizens Park from 1-9 p.m. Be sure to stay for the 9 p.m. fireworks show over the Charlie Taylor Waterwheel.

INDIAN HILLS — Tuesday, July 4: 

The Fourth of July 2017 schedule of events, hosted by Indian Hills Fire Rescue, does not include fireworks.

KEYSTONE — Monday, July 3

Events start at 8 a.m. with the annual Fishing Derby in Lakeside Village, followed by children’s events throughout the day. You can book a VIP lounge spot for fireworks for $50 per person for anyone aged 13 and up. Kids 4-12 cost $20 per person. The free fireworks celebration starts at 9:30 p.m.

More info here.

KIOWA — Tuesday, July 4

Fireworks will be held at the Elbert County Fairgrounds, located at 95 Ute Ave. Admission is free, though parking will be first-come, first-serve at the fairgrounds.

KREMMLING — Tuesday, July 4

Kremmling’s “Fire Up The Cliffs” event starts at 5 p.m. in Town Square, and features BBQ, baked goods, live music, and events for children. Fireworks will begin after dark.

More info here. 

LAFAYETTE — Tuesday, July 4

Celebrate 4th of July at Waneka Lake Park starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Grab some grub from food truck vendors Abo's Pizza, Suburban Wiener, Butcher and the Blonde; beer from Odd 13 or cider and wine from Stem Ciders and Wine. There will be a bounce house and face-painting for the kids, and a live band all afternoon. Free fireworks begin at dusk.

More info here.


Castle Rock is the closest fireworks celebration this year — See Castle Rock above.

LA JUNTA — Tuesday, July 4

Start the day with the kids at the Wet & Dry Waterslides & Bounce Castle at the First National Bank of La Junta, which runs from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The 4th of July Water Parade starts at 11 a.m. downtown, and the Old Fashioned Fourth of July runs from 1:30 – 4:15 p.m. at Bent’s Old Fort. The John Fisher Hose Fireworks Display starts at 9 p.m. at the La Junta Rodeo Grounds.

More info here.

LEADVILLE — Sunday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 4

Leadville is hosting tours, gold panning, mule and burro events, a cookout and live music starting at 11 a.m. Sunday. On the Fourth, start the day with the Firecracker 5K (registration from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m.), then head over to the annual parade downtown at 10 a.m. A cookout will be held at the airport from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., then you can top your day off with fireworks at dusk, which can be seen across Leadville, with Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive as a backdrop.

More info here.

LIMON — Tuesday, July 4

Start the day with the Star Spangled Banner 5K Fun Run/Walk at Limon Town Hall, follow up with a horseshoe tournament at Railroad Park at noon, then head over to Gaskill Field at the Limon Schools buildings at 5:30 p.m. for a community BBQ (with suggested donation), hear music from the 101st Army bands, dance, eat ice cream, and get ready for the 9:45 p.m. fireworks display: “The largest show we have ever had!” the town says.

More info here.

LITTLETON — Tuesday, July 4

There will be family-friendly events beginning at 3 p.m. at Cornerstone and Belleview parks. Food will be available, as well as plenty of activities for the kids. Free fireworks begin after dark at Cornerstone Park, located at 5150 S. Windermere St. in Littleton.

More info here. 

LONE TREE — Tuesday, July 4

Events at Sweetwater Park begin at 4 p.m., but you’ll need to buy a wristband to get in. They’re available to Lone Tree and Acres Green residents for free for up to four. Up to four additional wristbands can be bought for $5 apiece. You’ll need an ID or proof of residency to pick them up, and supplies are limited. There will be a kids bike parade, an artist corner, obstacle course, water slide and plenty of other activities, as well as live music and food. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

More info here.

LONGMONT — Tuesday, July 4

The free Longmont 4th of July Fireworks Display starts at 9:30 p.m. at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. The show is free, but there won’t be parking at the fairgrounds. The city advises people to park at nearby shopping centers and to walk to the fenced-in area in front of Jack Murphy or anywhere else nearby. Handicapped parking will be available at the south entrance of the fairgrounds, and KGUD 90.7 will sync their music up with the fireworks display for added effect.

More info here.

LOUISVILLE — Tuesday, July 4:

The 4th of July fireworks display will be held at the Coal Creek Golf Course from 6-10 p.m. However, there's no parking at the golf course. Get shuttle and event information here.

MANITOU SPRINGS — Tuesday, July 4: 

The Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fireworks show from 9 to 10 p.m., which can be seen across Manitou and the greater Colorado Springs area.

Learn more here.  

MONTROSE — Tuesday, July 4: 

This year's fireworks will be viewable at 8:30 p.m., or later depending on darkfall, at the Clifford E. Baldridge Regional Park complex and a number of locations along south Townsend. 

MONUMENT — Tuesday, July 4:

Live music will kick off the evening at 7 p.m. at Palmer Lake in Monument on Independence Day. Fireworks will begin at dusk. 

Learn more here.


Morrison will not be holding fireworks celebrations this year. 


Nederland will not be holding fireworks celebrations this year. 

NORTHGLENN — Tuesday, July 4: 

Celebrate America's birthday at the July 4th Festival in EB Rains Jr. Memorial Park in the City of Northglenn. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

Learn more here.

OURAY — Tuesday, July 4: 

Watch as the fireworks light up the night sky and listen to the unique sound of the booms echoing past you down the canyon. Our favorite spot to watch is Fellin Park, but you can't really go wrong anywhere in town. 

Learn more here.

PARKER — Tuesday, July 4: 

Celebrate Independence Day at the town's annual Stars and Stripes Celebration. Fireworks will be launched at 9:30 p.m. in Salisbury Park. Festivities will last from 6 to 10 p.m.

Learn more here. 

PUEBLO — Tuesday, July 4: 

Rollin' in the Riverwalk will hold this year's 4th of July celebrations, with music and a fireworks display around 9 p.m.

Learn more here. 

RIFLE — Monday, July 3: 

This year's fireworks display will begin at dusk on Monday, July 3, and will be best seen at Centennial Park, 300 West 5th Street.

Learn more here.

SILVERTHORNE — Tuesday, July 4: 

Silverthorne will hold a 4th of July celebration in Rainbow Park lasting from 10 a.m. through noon. 

More details here.

SIMLA — Tuesday, July 4:

The fireworks show is scheduled for July 4 at the Simla football field at dusk.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Tuesday, July 4: 

A fireworks show at Howelsen Hill begins around 9 p.m., but a celebration will last all day.

Learn more details here. 

STERLING — Tuesday, July 4: 

The annual Heritage Festival at the Overland Trail Museum kicks off at 10 a.m. and lasts all day, with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Sterling’s fireworks show is separate from the Heritage Festival and takes place at Pioneer Park.

Learn more here. 

TELLURIDE — Tuesday, July 4: 

Kick off the 4th of July with some exercise by participating in the Telluride Foundation’s Rundola. Then, at 11 a.m., take in the parade on Main Street and the barbecue in Town Park after that. Fireworks will launch over Town Park after dark, weather permitting.

Learn more here. 

THORNTON — Tuesday, July 4: 

Thornton’s 4th of July celebration at Centennial Park Fields includes a beer garden, food vendors and a battle of the bands. After dark, parachutists kick off the fireworks show.

Learn more here.

VAIL — Tuesday, July 4: 

Independence Day in Vail kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. The parade route starts at Golden Peak and winds its way to Lionshead. Fireworks synchronized to music start at dusk at Golden Peak.

Learn more here. 

WELLINGTON — Tuesday, July 4: 

Wellington’s 4th of July celebration includes a pancake breakfast at the Filling Station, music, and ice cream social and more. Fireworks will start at dusk near Wellington Middle School.

Learn more here. 

WESTCLIFFE — Tuesday, July 4: 

Start your Independence Day with a pancake breakfast at the depot on Main Street, then take in the parade starting at 10 a.m. Fireworks start at approximately 9 p.m. at Lake Deweese.

Learn more here. 

WESTMINSTER — Tuesday, July 4: 

The all-day July 4th Celebration at Westminster City Park kicks off with the fire department fishing derby at 8 a.m. Fireworks are scheduled for 9:15 p.m. Parking is limited but shuttles will be available.

Learn more here. 

WHEAT RIDGE — Monday & Tuesday, July 3 & 4: 

There’s no citywide fireworks show on July 4 in Wheat Ridge, but the annual Carnation Festival will have fireworks both nights at the baseball field.

Learn more here.