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2019 Guide to 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks in Northern Colorado

4th of July

All of the information sourced in this guide is subject to change. Please make sure to check the linked websites to verify details!


Berthoud is leading the way into Independence day with its festivities on July 3rd (yes, July 3rd!) at Bein Park Athletic Complex from 4pm-9:30 pm. There will be a kid’s zone, a children’s parade, food trucks, and a family game area. And for the first time in 100 years, Berthoud will have a fireworks display starting at around 9:15pm. Check here for more details.

Fort Collins

The 4th of July Celebration at City Park kicks off with the Firecracker 5k at 7:30am and activities continue throughout the day; kids will love the 4th of July Parade from 10:00am-11:00am, trolley rides from noon-5pm, and playing in the City Park Pool from 11am-5:30pm ($3 admission fee). Fireworks start at 9:35pm (weather permitting).


The big event is the Greeley Stampede Independence Day Parade (billed at the largest 4th of July parade west of the Mississippi!) The parade starts at 9am and runs north along 10th Avenue starting at the University of Northern Colorado campus at 19th Street and ending on 5th Street beyond Lincoln Park. The Greeley Stampede will feature a fireworks display over Island Grove Park (where you’ll get great views wherever you sit!) Fireworks start at approximately 9:45pm.


Fireworks: Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road; Concert and 4th of July Celebration: Thompson Park (4th Avenue at Bross Street)

The Longmont Symphony Orchestra will put on a free concert and 4th of July celebration starting at at 11am in Thompson Park (4th Avenue at Bross Street) for a free concert and 4th of July celebration. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic. Fireworks start from the Boulder County Fairgrounds at approximately 9:30pm. The City of Longmont suggests: “For the best view of the fireworks, park and either walk to the fenced area in front of the Jack Murphy arena or watch from anywhere within a one mile radius of the fairgrounds.”


North Lake Park, Taft Avenue & 29th Street in northwest Loveland

Loveland’s July 4th Festival runs from 10am-10pm at North Lake Park; kids will enjoy train rides ($0.75 per ride) running from 10am-5pm and the Children’s Bike Parade starting at 2:30pm (pre-register here). There’s also a Kids Zone near the train running from 2pm-8:30pm. The fireworks display starts at 9:17pm.

For event maps and more info, visit here.


The 4th of July celebration theme is “Celebrating Local & Future Farmers of America” and includes a pancake breakfast, parade, bounce house, and ice cream social (see here for all times and details). Fireworks start at dusk at the corner of 6th St & Wilson Ave.


Boardwalk Park, 250 N. 11th Street Windsor

The Town of Windsor will have its 4th of July celebration at Boardwalk Park; the day kicks off with a Four-Legged Fun Run dog-friendly race at 8:00am. The park will host food vendors and a fireworks show starting at about 9:10pm. Families are encouraged to lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. Check here for more information.


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