Fourth of July fireworks and events scheduled around Colorado:
– La Veta – Independence Day Parade: 10 a.m., Main Street; lavetacucharachamber.com.
– Pueblo – Car Racing and Fireworks: 6 p.m., I-25 Speedway, Pueblo, go online for admission costs; i25speedway.com.
– Peyton – Falcon Freedom Days: Food, family fun and fireworks, 6:30-10 p.m., Antler Creek Golf Course, Peyton, free; tinyurl.com/kj9gyc2.
– Colorado Springs — Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC vs. Rio Grande Valley FC and Fireworks: 7 p.m., Weidner Field, 6303 Barnes Road, go online for ticket prices: switchbacksfc.com.
– Commerce City – Colorado Rapids vs. Houston Dynamo and Fireworks: 7 p.m., fireworks after game, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City. Go online for ticket prices: coloradorapids.com.
– Cripple Creek – 4th of July Celebration: Food, beer garden, music begins at noon, with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., visitcripplecreek.com.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
– Fort Carson – Fort Carson Freedom Fest: Color powder run, car show, live music and fireworks. Noon-10 p.m. , Iron Horse Park, Fort Carson, free admission; carsonfreedomfest.com.
– Pagosa Springs – Celebrate 4th of July: Carnival, parade and more. Fireworks after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Pagosa Springs; visitpagosasprings.com.
– Steamboat Springs – July 4th Celebration: Rodeos, music and more. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Steamboat Springs; steamboatchamber.com.
– Meeker – Range Call Celebration: Concerts, 4th of July parade and more, Meeker; meekerrangecall.com.
– Longmont – Louisville Slugger Independence Day Tournament: Garden Acres Park Complex & Clark Centennial Park, Longmont; visitlongmont.org.
– Copper Mountain – Independence Day Celebration: Live music and activities, Sunday, Copper Mountain; parade and fireworks, Tuesday, Frisco; coppercolorado.com.
– Avon – Salute to the USA: Begins at 5 p.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m., Harry A. Nottingham Park, Avon; avon.org.
– Fruita – 3rd of July Fireworks Show: Begins at dusk, Fruita; fruita.org.
– Denver – Independence Eve Fireworks: 8 p.m., Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver; denver.org.
– Keystone – Independence Day Celebration: Live music, petting zoo, barbecue and more, with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Keystone; facebook.com/keystone.
– Littleton – Red, White & You: Fun-filled patriotic community event and fireworks, Clement Park, Littleton; ifoothills.org/events/red-white-and-you.
– Alamosa – 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, parade and fireworks at dusk, Alamosa; alamosa.org.
– Arvada – Independence Day Celebration: Entertainment food trucks and fireworks, Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex, Arvada; visitarvada.org.
– Aspen – Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration: Parade, kids’ carnival, live music, picnics and fireworks; aspenchamber.org.
– Aurora – 4th of July Spectacular: Live music, food and fireworks, 6-10 p.m., Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora; visitaurora.com.
– Boulder – Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast: Live music with Ralphie, CU mascot and fireworks at dusk, Folsom Field, Boulder; tinyurl.com/hty4qao.
– Breckenridge – Celebrate Independence Day: Begins with Independence Day 10K Trail Run at 7 a.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m., Breckenridge; visitbreck.com.
– Brighton – 4 p.m., with fireworks at 9:45 p.m., Carmichael Park, Brighton; brightonco.gov/4thofjuly.
– Broomfield – Great American Picnic: Activities begin at 5:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Broomfield; broomfield.org.
– Buena Vista – Fourth of July Celebration: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, activities and fireworks at dusk, Buena Vista; buenavistacolorado.org.
– Colorado Springs – Independence Day Concert and Fireworks: Festivities start at 5:30 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at dark, Memorial Park, Colorado Springs; csphilharmonic.org.
– Colorado Springs – Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Nashville Sounds and Fireworks: 6:40 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices: skysox.com.
– Commerce City – Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders FC and Fireworks: 7 p.m., fireworks after game, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City. Go online for ticket prices: coloradorapids.com.
– Crested Butte – 4th of July in Crested Butte: All day activities with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Crested Butte; cbchamber.com/events.
– Denver – Denver Outlaws vs. Atlanta Blaze and Fireworks: 6:30 p.m., fireworks after game, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St., Denver. Go online for ticket prices: denveroutlaws.com.
– Denver – Fireworks: 10 p.m., Elitch Gardens Denver. Go online for admission prices: tinyurl.com/jkvq654.
– Durango – 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, walk/run and more, with fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Durango; durango.org.
– Estes Park – Fourth of July Celebration: Family-friendly festivities and events specifically tailored for the holiday, fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Estes Park; visitestespark.com.
– Fairplay – Independence Day Celebration: Music, vendors and fireworks, Front Street, Fairplay; fairplayco.us/events.html.
– Granby – 4th of July Parade and Party in the Park: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Main Street and Polhamus Park, Granby; business.granbychamber.com.
– Grand Lakes – 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Music, activities, fireworks at 10 p.m., Grand Lake; grandlakechamber.com/events.
– Kremmling – Kremmling Fire Up the Cliffs: BBQ dinner at 6 p.m., fireworks at dark, Kremmling Town Square, Kremmling; visitgrandcounty.com.
– La Junta – Old Fashioned Fourth of July: Parade, cannon firings, speeches, and debates, 1:30-4 p.m., Bent’s Old Fort, La Junta. John Fisher Hose Fireworks Display, 9 p.m., La Junta Rodeo Grounds; lajuntaevents.com.
– Lafayette – Celebrate 4th of July 2017: Food, beer activities begin at 4 p.m., with fireworks at dusk, Waneka Lake, Lafayette; lafayettecolorado.com.
– Lake City – Fourth of July Celebration: Parade at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m., Lake City; lakecity.com.
– Manitou Springs – 4th of July Fireworks: 9 p.m., Manitou Springs; msvfd.com.
– Montrose – Independence Day Parade and Fireworks: Parade at 10 a.m. with fireworks at dusk, Montrose; cityofmontrose.org.
– Monument – Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration: Pancake breakfast, run, parade, music and street fair, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monument; trilakeschamber.com.
– Northglenn – July 4th Festival: Run, duck derby, with fireworks at 9:30 p.m., E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, Northglenn; northglenn.org/july4th.
– Ouray – Old Fashioned Fourth of July: With many activities that have been a tradition since the early 1900s, 6:30 a.m. with fireworks at dark, Ouray; ouraycolorado.com.
– Park Hill – 4th of July Parade: 23rd Avenue, Park Hill; parkhillparade.org.
– Parker – Parker’s Stars and Stripes Celebration: Live music at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 6:30 p.m., Salisbury Park, Parker; parkeronline.org.
– Snowmass Village – Community Picnic & Fireworks: Lawn games, sweet treats and fireworks at 9 p.m. over Fanny Hill, Snowmass Village; gosnowmass.com.
– Telluride – Fireman’s 4th of July Celebration: Begins at 11 a.m., parade, BBQ and more, fireworks after sun sets, Telluride; telluride.com/4th-july-celebration.
– Vail – Vail America Days: Parade, music and street festival, Vail; tinyurl.com/jjmjcmu.
– Westcliffe – Fireworks: Dusk, over Lake DeWeese, Westcliffe; custercountyco.com/4th-of-july-weekend.
– Woodland Park – Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration: Vendors, food, games and fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Memorial Park, Woodland Park; tinyurl.com/jatzy5t.
– Woodland Park – Symphony Above the Clouds and Fireworks: Gates open at 5 p.m., music at 5:30 p.m. with fireworks at sundown, athletic field of the Woodland Park Middle School, 600 E. Kelly Road, Woodland Park; csphilharmonic.org.