City Park July 4th Fireworks

This year’s July 4th Fireworks in Denver & surrounding burbs offers up some amazing venues!  Enjoy live music, food trucks, fireworks display and more at several top venues around town!

Read on to get “the scoop” on the top 10 Places for this year’s Fourth of July Holiday in Denver, Littleton, Lone Tree, and Highlands Ranch.  

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Our team hopes this article makes your 4th of July a memorable time with family & friends!

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🎉 Denver: Civic Center Park

If you want something fun to do the night before the fourth, then Civic Center Park is the place to be! Enjoy food, fun and lots of entertainment!

Bring your blankets or low rise beach chairs to enjoy the free patriotic concert and innovative light show.  Bring a picnic dinner or if you prefer to grab something at the concessions stands.

WHEN: July 3rd, 2018

LOCATION:  Civic Center Park, 101 West 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203.

TIME: Starts at 8:00 p.m.

FEE: Free

PARKING: The light rail, bus, bicycle or the 16th Street Free MallRide is the suggested form of transportation for this event.  If you prefer to drive you can use parking garages or parking lots for a fee.

NOTABLE ITEMS:  Lawn seating is limited so get there early.

🎆 Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park


Denver Fireworks and July 4th EventsTake the family and enjoy a day of rollercoaster rides and a giant water park at Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park.  To finish your fun day stay and enjoy the fireworks show.

WHEN:  July 4th, 2018

LOCATION: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, 2000 Elitch Circle, Denver, CO 80204

TIME: 10:30 a.m. until the fireworks finale’.

FEE: $34.99 unless you’re a season pass holder

🎇 Denver: Park Hill

Acrobats, marching bands, festive floats, and classic cars are included in this fun parade for July 4th Fireworks in Denver!

More than 50 groups will be a part of the parade, in one of Denver’s largest, oldest and most diverse areas of Park Hill. Park Hill has been voted one of the “Top Communities” to live in Colorado year after year.

WHEN:  July 4th, 2018

LOCATION: The parade runs along 23rd Avenue, from Dexter St. to Krameria St.  You will be able to view the parade on both the north and south sides of 23rd Avenue in Park Hill

TIME: the parade starts at 1:30 p.m.

FEE:  Free

PARKING: 23rd Avenue will be closed.  Side streets are available for parking all along the parade route. 

NOTABLE ITEMS:  Get there early with your blankets and/or lawn chairs, since it is usually a highly attended event.

⚾ Coors Field – Colorado Rockies Game

What is more patriotic than baseball, hot dogs, beer, and fireworks?  The Colorado Rockies will be hosting the San Francisco Giants on the Fourth.July 4th Fireworks in Denver

A spectacular fireworks display will follow the game.  This show will go on even if others are canceled due to the dry weather.

WHEN:  July 3rd and 4th, 2018

Location: Coors Field, 2001 Blake St., Denver, CO 80205.

TIME: Game time is at 6:10 pm

FEE:  Starts at $26.00

PARKING:  There are parking lots and garages near the stadium.  Keep in mind the closer you are the more expensive it gets

🎆 Sports Authority Field

 With 5 professional sports teams in our Mile High City, mix your Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration with professional soccer or lacrosse! 

Colorado’s professional soccer team, the Rapids, will end their game with fireworks lighting up the sky.

Sports Authority Field 4th of July Fireworks celebration will come after The Outlaws Lacrosse game!

The evening sky will be lite with bangs and booms!

WHEN:  July 4th, 2018

LOCATION:  Colorado Rapids will be at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 8435 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree, CO 80124.

The Outlaws are playing at Sports Authority Field, 1701 Bryant St., Denver, CO 80204.

TIME:  The Rapids game starts at 7:00 p.m.  The Outlaws game start at 7:00 p.m.

FEE:  The Rapids tickets start at $31.00.  The Outlaws tickets start at $26.00

🎈Denver: Cherry Creek Art Festival

The Cherry Creek Art Festival is a popular annual event on July 6-8th

This festival is a cultural celebration. It will include culinary, visual, and performing arts.

More than 350,000 annual visitors will enjoy a wide range of fun activities and fine cuisine. If music, dance, and theater from around the globe sounds entertaining, this is for you!Even the youngest family members will be able to enjoy a full block of interactive activities.

WHEN: July 6th-8th, 2018

LOCATION: Cherry Creek North, between Columbine and Steele Streets, from 2nd to 3rd Avenues

FEE: Free

🎉 Highlands Ranch: Highland Heritage Regional Park

There is always a lot of family fun on the Fourth in the Ranch!  This Highlands Ranch family event will include live music, face painters, games, Euro bungee, balloon twisters and food trucks!

The stage entertainment will include Coverado from 4:00-5:30.  Biker Jim’s will be sponsoring a Hot Dog Eating Contest at 5:30 p.m. 

From 6:00-7:30 you will be able to listen to The Drones Band and No Visible Flaws will be playing from 8:00-9:30.  To end the evening, there will be a fireworks show that can be viewed almost anywhere in Highlands Ranch!

July 4th Fireworks in Denver

WHEN:  July 4th, 2018

LOCATION:  Highland Heritage Regional Park,  9651 S Quebec St., Highlands Ranch, CO 80130.

TIME:  Events start at 4:00 p.m. and end after the firework show

FEE:  Unlimited Activity wristbands are available for $20.00.  These wristbands do not cover food or beverages.  You may also purchase individual tickets for rides and games for $1.00 each. 

The cost for each activity can range from 1-7 tickets.

PARKING: Shuttle parking is available to and from the event if you part at either Highlands Ranch High School, 9375 Cresthill Ln. Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 or Rock Canyon High School, 5810 McArthur Ranch Rd., Lone Tree, CO 80124. 

NOTABLE ITEMS:  Food vendors will not accept wristbands or tickets.  There are also no refunds for the tickets, but you can exchange them for merchandise including beer, soda, water and kiddie rides.  

🎇 Hudson Gardens & Event Center

So you’re a Neil Diamond fan? This is your spot to be for the ringing in the holiday!

Super Diamond, a Neil Diamond tribute band will be playing on July 3rd. On the Fourth of July, you can sing with Firefall to one of their songs “Just Remember I Love You.”

There will be a fireworks display on both nights, following the band’s performances.

July 4th Fireworks in Denver


WHEN:  July 3rd and 4th, 2018

LOCATION:  The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr. Littleton, CO 80120

TIME: 7:30 p.m. – until the fireworks are over

FEE:  Tickets must be purchased to see the bands.  Prices range from $39.00.

🇺🇸 Littleton / Englewood: Cornerstone & Belleview Parks

Both Cornerstone & Belleview Parks will have a lot of family-friendly activities.  There will be live music, food trucks, activities for the kids, and of course fireworks to celebrate July 4th in Littleton this year!

Cornerstone Park will have the Dragondeer, a live band, perform at 7:00 p.m.

July 4th Fireworks in Denver

WHEN: July 4th, 2018


Cornerstone Park, 5150 S. Windermere St., Littleton, CO 80120. 

Belleview Park, 5001 S. Inca Dr. Englewood, CO 80110

TIME:  3:00 p.m. until the fireworks end

🇺🇸 Littleton: Clement Park

Clement Park’s Red, White and YOU Celebration!   Start your holiday celebration early on July 3rd in Clement Park!

This annual event starts off with beer and wine gardens, food vendors, other community sponsored booths and a kids area. 

Later in the evening, you will be able to enjoy the Foothills Park & Recreation District’s performing arts program.  Before the fireworks display, The Nacho Men will be performing. 

This is a free concert, which includes humor, a blend of dance music and fun choreography. Post concert time, it’s time for the sky to light up!

July 4th Fireworks in DenverThe Nacho Men will be back briefly after the fireworks to do a band encore, calling the evening to a close at 10:00 p.m.

WHEN:  July 3rd, 2018

LOCATION: Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton, CO 80123


TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. rain or shine

FEE:  Free

PARKING:  Carpooling is highly recommended because the parking is limited.

NOTABLE ITEMS:  Be prepared for lots of walking so wear comfortable shoes.  Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended. 

For safety reasons; no pets, or items that can be staked into the ground.  Examples of these items are large canopy tents and picnic umbrellas.

🎆 Lone Tree : Sweetwater Park

The city of Lone Tree is having it’s annual Independence Day Celebration! This Fourth of July event is ONLY open to residents of Lone Tree & Acres Green. 

The list of events at this year’s celebration starts with bike decorating from 3:00-3:45.  The bike parade will begin at 4:00. 

From 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. you can enjoy family activities, the photo booth, beverage booth and food truck.  Musical entertainment by Chris Buehrle will be from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

July 4th Fireworks in Denver


Music from headliner MarchFourth will start at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m., just in time for the fireworks show.

LOCATION: Sweetwater Park, 8300-1/2 Sweetwater Road, Lone Tree, CO 80124

TIME:  4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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