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Fourth of July Activities

With another year of record-breaking heat and the ongoing threat of fire in Colorado Springs, Denver, and throughout the Pikes Peak Region, many fireworks displays have been changed or cancelled.

But this year has more Colorado cities hosting fireworks than last, and even in cities where they have been canceled there are still several great Independence Day events and activities to enjoy with your family.

Fourth of July Activities and Other Family Events for Kids in Colorado

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Fireworks Plans & Cancelations:
Updated 7/1/2013

The following communities have cancelled all commercial fireworks for 2013, but most communities are still planning Independence Day celebrations (click on a city for details). Please also remember the statewide ban on all private fireworks:

Alamosa >
Aspen >
Canon City >
Castle Rock
Creede >
Crested Butte & Mount Crested Butte
Edgewater >
Fairplay >
Fruita
Golden
Highlands Ranch >
Indian Hills >
Kiowa >
Lakewood
Lochbuie
Lone Tree
Manitou Springs >
Monument
Nederland
Parker
Sedalia
Simla
Telluride
Wheat Ridge

As of July 1, the following cities will put on fireworks displays (please check with venue or local chamber of commerce before making plans):

Arvada >
Aurora >
Avon >
Beaver Creek >
Black Hawk >
Boulder >
Breckenridge >
Brighton >
Broomfield >
Brush >
Buena Vista >
Colorado Springs -- Back On! >
Commerce City >
Copper Mountain >
Cripple Creek >
Deer Trail >
Denver >
Dillon >
Durango >
Eagle >
Englewood >
Erie >
Estes Park >
Firestone >
Fort Carson >
Fort Collins >
Fort Lupton >
Frisco >
Georgetown >
Glendale >
Glenwood Springs >
Grand Junction >
Grand Lake >
Greeley >
Green Valley Ranch >
Gunnison >
Holyoke >
Idaho Springs >
Keystone >
Kremmling >
La Junta >
Lafayette >
Littleton >
Longmont >
Louisville >
Loveland >
Montrose >
Morrison >
Northglenn >
Pueblo >
Silverton >
Steamboat Springs >
Thornton >
Vail >
Westminster >

Getting Outdoors (weather permitting)

Explore these outdoor activity ideas from Colorado Springs to Denver for a little fun and adventure over Spring Break. Show descriptions >


Academy Riding Stables

Anderson Farms

Bear Creek Nature Center

Bellevue Park

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Colorado Railroad Museum

Cottonwood Creek Recreational Center

Deerfield Hills Spray Ground

Dinosaur Ridge

Ghost Town and Wild West Museum

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Rock Ledge Ranch


Indoor Activities & Fun Things To Do

Try these indoor attractions and activities for fun, memorable experiences, no matter the weather. Show descriptions >


Artful Adventures

ArtSports World

Bemis School of Art

Bigg City – Mr. Biggs

Buell Children’s Museum

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Children’s Museum – Denver

Color Me Mine

Colorado Railroad Museum

Colorado Springs House of Bounce

Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Cottonwood Creek Recreational Center

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Downtown Aquarium – Denver

East Library, Colorado Springs

Focus on the Family Welcome Center and Whit’s End

Ghost Town and Wild West Museum

Harmony Bowl

Imagination Space by Imagination Celebration

Little Monkey Bizness

Memorial Park Aquatic and Fitness Center

Mountain Grounds Coffee House

My Gym

Peak Bowl

Puttin On The Paint

Sertich Ice Center

YMCA – Briargate Family Center












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