4th of July in Colorado’s MTN Towns

4th of July Celebration, Aspen
Aspen’s Old Fashioned 4th of July has non stop events planned all through out the day! Parades, Pool Parties, Picincs, BBQ’s and more will fill your day. For more information please visit www.aspenchamber.org/calendar-of-events/annual-special-events/4th-of-july/


4th of July Celebration, Avon
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Salute to the USA: July 3 – 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m: Over 10,000 shells explode in the sky above Avon during Colorado Rockies largest display that is choreographed to a musical score simulcast on local radio. But that’s not all. The concert and children activities begin at 5:00 and vendors are open selling food and drinks. The grand finale fireworks display kicks-off at 9:45 over Nottingham Lake. For more information on this event, click here www.avon.org/index.aspx?nid=414


4th of July Celebration, Beaver Creek
Celebrate the birth of our nation under the blue skies of Beaver Creek. Ride the Centennial chair lift up to Spruce Saddle with your mountain bike and cruise down. Try fly fishing on the Eagle River or nearby creeks. Whatever you choose to do by day, head to the Beaver Creek back lawn located next to the Centennial Chair lift by night for a celebration for all ages. Enjoy two free outdoor concerts that are sure to keep the whole family entertained. Great food and fireworks top off this evening that is not to be missed! For more information visit Beaver Creek events www.beavercreek.com/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-summer.aspx


4th of July Celebration, Breckenridge
Come celebrate with us on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Tons of events can be found around the town including:
The Arts District Grand Celebration; The Independence Day 10k Trail Run; The Fourth of July Garden Party; Reading of the Declaration of Independence by George Washington; Kids’ Water Fight; A Viper “Show and Shine”; and a Airshow at 11:30am.  For more information please visit www.gobreck.com/events/fourth-july


4th of July Celebration, Buena Vista
Old fashioned hometown celebration!
Pancake breakfast 7am. Parade will be at 10am on East Main. Want to be in it? Just show up at the Courthouse at 9:30. KIDS–decorate your pet or your bike and ride in the parade; you might when a small prize!! Kids games and entertainment in Forest Square park (outside the Chamber building) after the parade. Barbque by the Rotary Club. There will also be a Pie Booth!   For more information please visit www.buenavistacolorado.org/calendar.asp


4th of July Celebration, Dillon
Enjoy music starting with the National Repertory Orchestra in the morning followed by old fashioned 4th of July events starting at noon at Town Park with the children’s bike parade, a BOCCE tournament, pie eating contests, watermelon eating contests and more followed by Dillon’s boat parade on the shores of Lake Dillon. Top off the evening at the Amphitheatre with a concert featuring the Doo Wop Denny Rockin’ Oldies Show at 5pm and Eyes Wide Open playing at 7pm.


4th of July Celebration, Town of Eagle

Bike Parade at 8:15am: Decorate your bikes and parade from Brush Creek Park through Eagle, ending at the Eagle Town Park for games, treats, and prizes.  For more information, click here www.townofeagle.org/CurrentEvents.aspx?EID=735 


4th of July Celebration, Frisco

8:00 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast – Enjoy a bountiful pancake breakfast and support the Summit Tigers, 3rd Avenue and Granite

9:00 a.m. – Kids’ Fishing Derby – Meadow Creek Pond

10:00 a.m.  – Live entertainment – Summit Concert Band – Historic Park Gazebo

11:00 a.m.  – Live entertainment – Timberline Toppers – Historic Park Gazebo

11:45 a.m.  – Kids’ Decorated Bike Contest and Parade Registration -Town Hall

12:15 p.m.  – Kids’ Decorated Bike Contest – Town Hall

12:30 p.m.  – Main Street Parade

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   – Live entertainment – March Fourth Marching Band – Historic Park Gazebo

7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.  – Live entertainment – Finale Concert – Jakarta – Marina Park

9:30 p.m. – Fireworks have been cancelled due to statewide stage 2 Fire ban.   A patriotic music simulcast by Krystal 93 will still play and stream online.

9:30 p.m. – Flashlight Tribute


4th of July Celebration, Keystone
Keystone’s 4th of July Celebration kicks off with a bang. Featuring a day full of events ranging from a Kids Free Fishing Derby, to our Bike Parade and Block Party and a night of fireworks, Keystone is the place to be this summer. Finish the night with a fireworks display over Keystone Lake at 9pm, weather permitting.


4th of July Celebration, Glenwood Springs
4th of July Downtown Fanfare, from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., enjoy great deals with local merchants in the heart of Glenwood Springs. Street performances, music, and family fun to celebrate the 4th of July!


4th of July Celebration, Steamboat Springs
For over 100 years Steamboat has celebrated Independence Day in true western fashion, with events for the entire family. Kick back in your boots at several community events including a community all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, the annual Yampa Valley Bank parade down Lincoln Avenue, Pioneer Days Block Party featuring a free community concert and root beer floats for the kids, evening rodeos, and the Ranch Rodeo where local ranches compete against one another in the Old West tradition.  For more information, click here my.steamboat.com/events/109th-cowboys-roundup-days-july-4th-celebration


4th of July Celebration, Telluride
Come join the town of Telluride in our Fourth of July Celebration! Enjoy a parade down Main Street (Colorado Avenue) and a series of events hosted by Telluride’s Volunteer Fire Department including a picnic and kids’ games. For more information, click here www.visittelluride.com/festivals-events/calendar/2012-07-04/telluride-4th-july-celebration


4th of July Celebration, Vail
Vail America Days Parade, Picnic, Patriotic Concert: Vail America Days Parade, Picnic, Patriotic Concert. The celebration starts with a red, white, and blue parade that winds its way through the downtown area. Bravo! America the Beautiful – Patriotic Concert: at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Call 970.476.5612 for more information please visit www.vailmusicfestival.org/concertPage.php?date=1309759200&event=212


Crested Butte Music Festival, Gunnison/Crested Butte

The Crested Butte Music Festival hosts internationally renowned soloists, musicians from major and regional orchestras across the country, local performers, and vocal artists from opera companies such as the New York Metropolitan Opera. The Festival offers an artistic range of classical music through symphony and chamber with the Festival Orchestra, as well as opera, jazz, bluegrass and dance. For more information please visitwww.gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/event/crested-butte-music-festival

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