Colorado Springs, CO July 4th Celebrations

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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 in Colorado Springs on July 4 is the Fourth of July celebration at Memorial Park featuring the Colorado Springs Philharmonic orchestra performance. There are a variety of other Colorado Springs, CO 4TH of July celebrations happening.

4th of July Celebrations


The biggest show in town will be the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Fabulous Fourth summer concert at Memorial Park. 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. One of the best fireworks displays in town.

When: July 4
Cost: Free to attend; Food vendors available for various costs.



This year Cripple Creek Fourth of July Celebration will feature live entertainment in the Brass Ass parking lot located on the corner of Bennett Avenue and 3rd Street. Food vendors and a beer garden will be available. While you're here, be sure to check out special 4th of July promotions in Cripple Creek's casinos, and visit Cripple Creek's fun attractions that showcase our area's rich history.

When: July 1
Cost: FREE


Take a walk through history this July 4th at the Rock Ledge Ranch Family Fourth. Visitors have an opportunity to 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. Tickets are available for carnival games for a nominal fee. Events will be held throughout the day.

When: July 4; 10am-5pm
Cost: Regular admission prices; Military discount


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 one half off regular admission on our nation's birthday with active or retired military ID.

When: July 4; 9am-6pm
Cost: Please see website for admission rates

4th of July Flag Flying Festival

It's time to fly with Adventures Out West's 5th Annual 4th of July Flag Flying Festival! Start your 4th of July with a little adventure and a lot of patriotism. Show your American pride by flying the Red, White, and Blue. Must supply your own flag (max size 5'x7'). Souvenier T-Shirt. Zips start at 8:30am and 10:30am - course is open 2 hours per session.

When: July 4; 8:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $45 per person


Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival

Indulge your senses at the 11th annual Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival in America the Beautiful Park. This juried arts festival exhibits 100+ national, regional and local artists. The event features a primary focus on visual artist booths and also includes three days of music performances and arts happenings.

When: TBD
Cost: TBD

Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration

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, and the street fair that features delicous food, arts & crafts vendors, a street dance and multiple concerts.

When: TBD
Cost: TBD

KS Symphony Above the Clouds

Listen to the amazing Colorado Springs Philharmonic in the 35th Annual Symphony Above the Clouds in Woodland Park, CO. Presented by the Ute Pass Symphony Guild, the concer features patriotic music and tunes from the American songbook.

When: TBD
Cost: TBD

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 4th of July Special

Make the 4th of July truly wonderful with a train ride followed by a delicous dinner and finished with a fireworks display. Seating is limited so early reservations are highly recommended.

When: TBD
Cost: TBD


Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Fireworks

Join the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC as they battle the Austin Aztex at Sand Creek Stadium, then enjoy a special Independence Day fireworks show after the game.

When: TBD
Cost: TBD


Manitou Springs Fireworks

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; 8:30-9pm
Cost: FREE


Freedom Fest

Let's celebrate with some red, white and boom! Fort Carson MWR is celebrating Independence Day with a 2-day festival. Mark your calendars for Freedom Fest, happening on July 1-2, 2017, 12 p.m.-10 p.m. each day.

Please visit the website for more information.