Vail Valley set to BOOM! 4th of July Happenings

July 2-5
Vail, Avon, Minturn, Beaver Creek, Eagle

Event Overview
Stay tuned for complete information in July 4th celebrations in the Vail Valley including:


  • The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Salute to the USA:

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. Event Time: 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

  • Date: July 3
  • Day: Sunday
  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
  • Music: DJ Harry starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks display starts at 9:45 p.m.
  • Location: Harry A. Nottingham Park
  • Fee: FREE

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Beaver Creek:

  • Independence Day Celebration:

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 with a special performance by Bruce in the USA-the World’s #1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E St. Band. Great food and fireworks top off this evening that is not to be missed!

Monday, July 4, 2011: 5:00pm-10pm, Free to everyone

Guests are politely reminded that no dogs or outside alcohol are allowed in Beaver Creek per resort regulations

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  • Town of Eagle Fourth of July Fireworks:

Location: Fireworks set off at Eagle County Fairgrounds 

Hours: 10:00pm 

Cost: Free
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  • Town of Eagle July 4th Bike Parade
    Jul 4, 2011:

Decorate your bikes and parade through Eagle, ending at the Eagle Town Park for games, treats, and prizes.

Hours: Meet at 8:15am at Brush Creek Park, Parade starts at 8:30am 

Contact: Mary Boyd at 970-328-9455 

Cost: Free
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  • Vail America Days Parade, Picnic, Patriotic Concert, Fireworks:

Vail America Days Parade, Picnic, Patriotic Concert, Fireworks throughout Vail Valley CO 

Hosted By Community Events (970) 376-3756

Mon, July 4, 2011 | 9am to 10pm | free

Vail America Days celebrates the Fourth of July with flags on 

The celebration starts with a red, white, and blue parade that winds its way through the downtown area. That is followed by an All-American picnic and free music at the Ford Park all afternoon and into the evening.
Bravo! America the Beautiful – Patriotic Concert: MONDAY – JULY 4, 2:00 PM

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

Jeff Tyzik, Conductor 

Byron Stripling, Trumpet and Vocalist

America the Beautiful 

Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival and Vail Valley Foundation Patriotic Concert

Tickets for this event are not sold through Bravo. Tickets can only be purchased in person, at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Box Office on July 1 at 8:00 a.m. Limit 4 tickets per person. Complimentary lawn seating is available the day of the concert on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 970.476.5612 for more information or visitonline

~Vail Valley Partnership

PHOTO CREDIT: Jack Affleck, Vail Resorts