Fireworks are back this year in full force, and we can't wait! This year it will be extra awesome with several fireworks shows all across the Denver metro area (and Front range). With the 4th falling on a Monday this year, we've all weekend to enjoy BBQs, family, friends, and FIREWORKS! Go America!

With the holiday falling on a Monday this year, most of the more giant fireworks shows will be on Monday the 4th! Some trends to note this year, some shows have been canceled due to fire danger, so make sure to reference your favorite show to ensure they will have real fireworks. Some communities have gotten creative, replacing fireworks with laser shows (Winter Park) or LED drones (Vail). Most of these events start in the morning.

We've listed every firework show for Denver's 4th of July holiday weekend. If you plan it right, you can easily see multiple shows all weekend. So have fun and stay safe!

best Denver area fireworks shows 4th of July

Denver Metro Firework Shows

Friday, July 1st

Glendale - Look skyward from Creekside Park around 9:15 to catch the display.

Saturday, July 2nd

Brighton - Riverdale Regional Park - 7th Annual Stars & Stripes Musical Fireworks at 10:00 PM! Enjoy live music from the Junebugs, The Annual Stars & Stripes 5K Run/Walk, Cornhole Tourney, and so much more.

Denver - Coors Field - Post-game fireworks spectacular.  The game with the Arizona Diamondbacks is on Sat 7/2 at 7:10 p.m. Get tickets here.

Englewood - Grab the family and head over to Cornerstone Park. Please note, there will be no firworks this year but fun, family friendly activities throughout the day.

Erie - This year's display will be launched from the rooftop of the Erie Community Center. Spread out your blanket in Erie Community Park at 450 Powers St.  Fireworks start at 9:30 PM.

Fort Collins - Loveland, Larimer, Fort Collins, and The Ranch Event Complex have combined to bring you a one amazing event!

Fort Lupton - Food, fireworks, and fun! Enjoy the region's only Ninja Warrior Course, water slides, bounce house obstacle course, bouncy boxing arena, tractor people mover, face painting, food trucks, humongous shaved ice cones, and a live concert to top off the night.  Stay for the brilliant fireworks show courtesy of the Fort Lupton Fire Protection District.

Lakewood - Big Boom Bash! is canceled this year due to increased fire risk. Boo.

Morrison - Bandimere Speedway, Sat Jul 2nd - Jet Car Nationals. Fireworks will follow the races at 9:45 PM.

Sunday, July 3rd

Denver:  Elitch Gardens - Show starts when the park closes.

Evergreen - Fireworks appear to be canceled this year.

Denver Colorado fireworks shows 4th of July

Greeley Stampede - The fireworks will take place during the Greeley Stampede. Look towards the northwest corner of Island Grove Park at approximately 9:30 PM.

Monday, July 4th

Arvada - This year's Independence Day Celebration will be held at the Stenger Sports Complex. Come early.

Aurora - The Aurora Municipal Center grounds will host this year's firework display launching from Bicentennial Park.

Broomfield - "The Great American Picnic" will begin at 5:00 with a beer garden, bike parade, The A Cappella National Championships, live music,  and then a Fireworks extravaganza.

Commerce City, Dick's Sporting Goods Park - If you want to see the 4th largest show in Colorado this year. This is the ONE. 4thFest is one of the largest fireworks display in Colorado. 

Firestone - The main event is at Miners Park at 170 Grant Ave.  As seems to be the trend, the fireworks begin at 9:30.

Golden - The Golden Lion club host this year's fun. Guess where the firework will be held? Lion Park! Activities include music provided by two bands starting at 3:00 pm and a large fireworks display in the evening. The celebration is designed to be a day for families, friends, and neighbors to get together at the beautiful park on 10th Street.

Highlands Ranch - An all-day event starting with a community parade at 9:00. Fireworks will be held at Highlands Heritage Park.

Kremmling - Annual "Fire up the Cliffs" Firework display will be held in the Kremmling Town Square. A beer tent, live music, tons of family fun, and the best mountain firework display!

Lone Tree - This year’s display will be launched from an open space on the corner of RidgeGate Parkway and Bellwether Lane.

Louisville - Play 18 and then stay for the fireworks. The boomers will be launched above the Coal Creek Golf Course Clubhouse.

Parker - The town of Parker and Xfinity invite you to "Fireworks on the Fourth" at Salisbury Park once again.

Thornton - Food vendors, beer gardens, live entertainment, parachutists, and the "Red, White, & BOOM" fireworks. Enjoy live music at 7:30.

Vail - This year they are replacing fireworks with a drone show. 

Westminster - NOTE: Due to uncertain regulations during our planning phase, there will be no pre-show entertainment or vendors this year. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. If you are interested in daytime festivities, we have partnered with the City of Northglenn, who will be hosting celebrations in 4 parks throughout the day, including a car show, face painting, music, and more! 

Winter Park, CO - Celebrate the 4th with a rousing, free concert in Rendezvous Event Center.  Pack the kids, pack a picnic, and pick your spot to enjoy the evening -- you can play cornhole, throw a bocce ball, or jump in the complimentary photo booth. There will be games for all ages to enjoy prior to The Fabulous Thunderbirds concert. After the concert, there will be a laser show (in lieu of fireworks) featuring DJ Jen G. 

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