Fourth Of July Things To Do On The Cheap In The Mile High

June 28, 2018

Looking for Fourth of July fun on the cheap around the Mile High? There's a ton of ways to celebrate on the cheap in Denver. Check out the list below. 


Monday, July 2

Four Mile Historic Park’s Old Fashioned July 4 Celebration – From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 715 S. Forest St., Denver; 720-865-0800

Glendale Fireworks Show - about 9 p.m. between S. Cherry & Four Mile House


Tuesday, July 3

Civic Center Independence Eve Celebration — Denver’s Civic Center Park (Broadway & Colfax), 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. FREE

Colorado National Golf Club Extravaganza — Fireworks, family activities, food and music in Erie. Street parking only. 2700 Vista Pkwy., Erie.

Colorado Rockies Post-Game Fireworks — Coors Field at game at 6:10 p.m. fireworks follow

Denver Union Station Stars & Stripes Express Fest — 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Held on the Plaza Beer Garden Patio. Lineup includes: Boomers, New Sensations and Phat Daddy. 

Littleton Red, White and You Celebration — 5 p.m. to 10 p.m


Wednesday, July 4

Applewood Valley Church — From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Golden Firehouse 5 firetruck. 2035 Ellis St., Golden.

Arvada Fireworks Display — Arvada’s Independence Day Celebration - The park is at 58th and Oak St.

Aurora 4th of July Spectacular — FREE activities go from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m, fireworks at 9:30 p.m. 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.

Black Hawk Boom Town Fireworks - Calls itself the largest display in Colorado. Weather and fire restrictions permitting, the fireworks display will begin at 9:30 p.m.

Boulder: 4th on Pearl — Special edition of Bands on the Bricks from noon to 8 p.m. - 1300 Block of Pearl Street and the Boulder County Courthouse Lawn. Parking on the holiday is FREE in City of Boulder Parking Garages.

Boulder: Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast — Gates to he University of Colorado’s Folsom Field open at 8 p.m. for entertainment followed by fireworks. Ride FREE HOP shuttles from downtown and Twenty Ninth Street Mall beginning at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 8 p.m.

Brighton Fourth of July — Carmichael Park is the site of festivities from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. - The fireworks show is on the east side of Vikan Middle School. The Park is at 650 E. Southern St.

4th of July Carnival in Centennial - kid’s parade beginning at 10:30am. 6700 S Colorado Blvd., Centennial. Parking is available across the street at the Salvation Army.

Colorado Rockies Post-Game Fireworks - 6:10 p.m. game at Coors Field, followed by a huge fireworks display. 

Commerce City 4thFest - The annual 4thFest takes place at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Largest public fireworks show in Colorado at 9:30 p.m.

Denver Outlaws Post-Game Fireworks — The Outlaws vs. the Boston Cannons at 7 p.m. One of the coolest close-proximity extravaganzas you’ll ever see. Fireworks within the bowl at Mile High Stadium feature pyrotechnics paired with a show on the 220-foot wide Thundervision screen. 

Englewood 4th of July Festival — From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Belleview & Cornerstone Parks.

Lakewood Big Boom Bash — New FREE community Fourth of July celebration at Jeffco Stadium includes kid’s lawn games, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and beer garden starting at 5:30 p.m

Northglenn 4th of July Family Festival — 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. All day event including Pancake Breakfast, Pedals and Paws Patriot Parade, 4-mile run, car show, bounce houses, pedal boats, Duck Derby, bake sale, Beer Garden and concert by Last Men On Earth. Fireworks display set to music at 9:30 p.m. over Webster Lake. E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park across from City Hall, 11801 Community Center Dr.

Thornton 4th of July — 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Skydivers jump at 9:30 p.m. As soon as parachutists land, the fireworks start. Parking details here. Carpenter Park Fields, 11000 Colorado Blvd.

Westminster 4th of July Celebration - Westminster City Park, 10475 Sheridan Blvd.