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4th of July celebrations in Southern Colorado

Posted: 12:57 PM, Jun 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-19 14:57:30-04

Still deciding how to celebrate Independence Day in Southern Colorado? Well, there are plenty of patriotic festivities going on that week!

Cripple Creek’s 4th of July celebration will be held on July 1, starting and noon and ending at 9:30 p.m. with fireworks! There will be live entertainment, food, drinks and more, all for free. For more information, click here

Rock Ledge Ranch Family Fourth will be held on July 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost is regular admission prices, as the historic homes will be open, a witness re-enactment of a Revolutionary War Encampment and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. For more information, click here

The Dinosaur Resource Center is celebrating July 4th with military personnel as a way to say thank you. Active and retired military will receive half off regular admission for the event. The celebration will begin at 9:00 a.m. and go until 6:00 p.m. For more information, click here

The Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration will be a full day event, where visitors can enjoy a pancake breakfast, annual fun run, children’s parade, street fair, arts and crafts and more. The event is free, for more information, click here

‘Symphony Above the Clouds’ will be celebrating America’s holiday with a little patriotic music in Woodland Park. On July 5, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic will perform in the 37th Annual Symphony Above the Clouds concert. For more information, click here

The Sky Sox will be celebrating July 4th with some baseball, hot dogs and fireworks. The event starts at 7:00 p.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. For tickets, click here

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is celebrating Independence Day weekend with scenery, an aerial tram ride, Sky Coaster and more. Admission costs vary, for more information, click here

The Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department will be celebrating July 4th with a  fireworks display in downtown Manitou. The fireworks will start at 9:00 p.m. and is free, free, free. For more information, click here

A free ‘Summer Symphony and Fireworks’ celebration will be held at Memorial Park. People can enjoy a variety of foods, a U.S. Air Force Academy Band’s Blue Steel Ensemble performance and Colorado Springs Philharmonic. For more information, click here

The Broadmoor will be celebrating Independence Day with an ‘American Family 4th of July Celebration.’ There are a number of packages available for a 4th of July stay at the Braodmoor, some of which include discounted tickets to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, fireworks, dining credits and more. For more information on the packages available, click here

Manitou Springs Summertime Ice Cream Social and Pie Baking Contest will be held on July 2 in Soda Springs Park. Visitors can enjoy or compete in a pie baking contest, tons of homemade ice cream, and more. For event info and prices, click here .

Woodland Park’s ‘Old Fashioned 4th of July’ celebration is a small town tradition, with entertainment, food, games, fireworks and more. The event is free, for more information, click here .

The Triple Crown Colorado Sparkler will be held from June 24 to July 1, where over 10,000 athletes will travel to Colorado. The baseball tournament will take place at 28 different baseball diamonds across the Springs! The event is open to the public, for locations and more information, click here .

Lastly, looking for something a little more relaxing for your Independence Day celebration? ‘Sup Yoga and Lunch’ will be held at Palmer Lake from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on July 4. The price is $40 which includes all equipment (SUP Board, Paddle Leash, PFD, Anchor), participants must be at least 18 years of age. For more information, click here