Where to Celebrate July 4 in the Pikes Peak Region

Here’s where to find some red, white and boom in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region to celebrate Independence Day.

Here’s where to find some red, white and boom in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region to celebrate Independence Day. There are lots of fireworks displays to choose from, plus some other traditional favorite celebrations minus the explosives. Unless noted, fireworks displays begin at dusk.

Summer Symphony: Memorial Park

July 4

This is Pikes Peak region’s largest event that includes great local food, patriotic music by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and thunderous fireworks over Prospect Lake with a brilliant mountain view.
csphilharmonic.org
Free


Tri-Lakes Fourth of July Pioneer Days

July 4

Start the day with a pancake breakfast, and stick around for the street fair and patriotic parade through Monument. You’ll find a beer garden and live music throughout the day. End the night with a colorful sky of fireworks at Palmer Lake, conditions permitting.
trilakeschamber.com


Manitou Springs Fourth of July Concert

July 4

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy live music by Woodshed Red. Play a game of cornhole. Feel free to bring your own picnic or grab brats, hot dogs and ice cream from local food vendors.
manitousprings.org
Free


4th of July Neighborhood Picnic

July 4

Gather with the neighbors in Old Colorado City for a community-wide picnic at Bancroft Park with live music and fresh food off the grill.
shopoldcoloradocity.com
$5-$8


Family Fourth at Rock Ledge Ranch

July 4

This traditional celebration includes a Revolutionary War reenactment, followed by a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Don’t miss the pie, lemonade and watermelon for sale as you tour the historic property.
rockledgeranch.com
Admission $8 adults, $5 kids 6-17, $4 seniors, $5 active military, free for members


Old-Fashioned Fourth of July, Woodland Park

July 4

Celebrate in the mountains at Memorial Park with various performances by dancers, magicians and musicians. Fill up from food vendors and try out the bouldering cave simulator. An Old West show and fishing derby make for more fun. Head to the high school for fireworks at dark, conditions permitting.
city-woodlandpark.org
Free admission


Fireworks Extravaganza, Cheyenne Mountain Resort

July 4

Looking for a more private show? If you’re an overnight guest, member of the Country Club of Colorado or have confirmed dinner reservations, you can join this beachside fireworks display over the lake.
cheyennemountain.com
Members and resort guests only


Switchbacks FC 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular and Billy Ray Cyrus

July 4-5

Bring your home-grown energy to cheer on the Switchbacks against Orange County SC on Thursday night. Get a free blanket; then roll it out on the field for a fireworks display to end with a bang. Get your fireworks doubleheader by coming back to Weidner Field Friday night for the Billy Ray Cyrus concert plus firework show.
switchbacksfc.com
Game tickets: $12-$50
Concert tickets: $19-$399


Symphony Above the Clouds

July 5

The celebration continues with Woodland Park’s annual celebration featuring the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Fort Carson’s cannons and fireworks.
symphonyabovetheclouds.org and csphilharmonic.org
Free

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