Things to do for 4th of July in Colorado Springs 2018

Things to do 4th of July in Colorado SpringsIf you are still recovering from the school year and don’t realize we are well into summer, you may be shocked to hear that the 4th of July is right around the corner. Have no fear, the Springs Homes team has gotten together to give you some things to do for 4th of July in Colorado Springs.

This year the holiday falls mid-week, so no 3-day weekend, but nonetheless, get out and enjoy some Colorado summer sunshine and celebrate this festive holiday with friends and family. Most of our local residents know about the Memorial Park Celebration and the TriLakes/Monument Parade and festivities, but we choose to give you some local alternatives to your 4th of July holiday celebration.


Cripple Creek July 4th Celebration and Fireworks

This year’s 4th of July Celebration will feature live entertainment in the Brass Ass parking lot at the corner of Bennett Avenue and 3rd Street. Starting at noon, live bands will be providing your favorite hits till 4 p.m. From 6-10 p.m., another great live band will play you into the evening with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Location: City Park and in the Brass Ass Parking lot.

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 4th 12-4pm and 6-10pm.

Cost: Free

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Independence Day at Rock Ledge Ranch – Family Fourth

Come and tour the historic homes at Rock Ledge Ranch and see your favorite characters from history reenact and recite the Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Independence. Pikes Peak Brass Band will provide festive entertainment while George Washington, General William Jackson Palmer, and Teddy Roosevelt will be on hand for a meet and greet. Carnival games and food vendors will be round out this great historical family-friendly day.

Location: Rock Ledge Ranch, 3105 Gateway Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 4th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: Regular Admission

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Woodland Park Cemetery Crawl

Tours run every 10 minutes from 1 to 3 p.m. on the 4th of July introducing you to 12 living portrayals of Woodland Park’s founding fathers. All ages are captivated by the characters they meet!.

Location: Woodland Park Cemetery, 540 Manor Court, Woodland Park, CO 80863

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 4th, 1-3pm

Cost: $5 per person

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Location: Green Box Arts Farm Stand, 6990 Lake Street, Green Mountain Falls, CO 80819

Date/Time: Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018, at 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm

Cost: Free

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Woodshed Red 4th of July Celebration Concert!

A free concert by Manitou’s most beloved band! Beer will be provided by Manitou Brewing Company and brats, hot dogs, ice cream and more will be available at Margo’s Vienna Station. Attendees are welcome to bring a lawn chair, blanket, and cooler.

Free parking will be available at the shuttle lot (10 Old Man’s Trail) as well as complimentary Manitou Springs shuttles running throughout the day.

Location: Soda Springs Park, 42 Park Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Date/Time: Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018, at 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

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Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

The Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration features kid activities, a food court, live music and performers, artists, crafters, a beer garden, fire engine rides, the flag raising while the Wind Symphony performs, a fishing derby, and a three versus three basketball tournament! Free fireworks at the high school, conditions permitting.

Location: Memorial Park in Woodland Park, N Park St & W Lake Ave, Woodland Park, CO 80863

Date/Time: Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018, at 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

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