4th of July Fairs, Rodeos and Events | Events Calendars


July 9-16: Mesa County Carnival and Fair: Carnival, July 9-16; Fair, July 12-16, Mesa County Fairgrounds, Grand Junction; mesacountyfair.com.

July 12-17: Park County Fair: fair play; fairplayco.us/events.html.

July 13-17: Custer County Fair: Westcliffe; visitwetmountainvalley.com.

July 16-23: El Paso County Fair: El Paso County Fairgrounds, Calhan; elpasocountyfair.com.

July 23-30: Montrose County Fair and Rodeo: Montrose County Fairgrounds, Montrose; montrosecountyfairandrodeo.com.

July 23-August. 1: Weld County Fair: Weld County Fairgrounds, Greeley; weldingcountyfair.com.

July 28-31: Arapahoe County Fair: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Aurora; arapahoecountyfair.com.

July 28-August. 7: Logan County Fair: Sterling; lcfair.org.

July 29-August. 7: Douglas County Fair and Rodeo: Stone Castle; douglascountyfairandrodeo.com.

July 29-August. 7: Delta County Fair: Delta County Fairgrounds, Hotchkiss; deltacountyfair.com.

July 30-31: 16th Street Fair: Arts and Crafts, 16th Street Mall, Denver; coloradoevents.org/16thstreetfair.

July 30-August. 8: Jeffco Junior 4-H Fair: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden; jeffco.us/fairgrounds.

July 30-August. 7: Elbert County Fair: Kiowa; elbertcountyfair.com.

July 31-August. 7: Grand County Middle Park Fair and Rodeo: Kremling; middleparkfairandrodeo.com.

August 1-7: Garfield County Fair and Rodeo: Garfield County Fairgrounds, Rifle; garfieldcountyfair.com.

August 3-7: Adams County Fair: Brighton; adamscountyfair.com.

August 5-9: Larimer County Fair and Rodeo: The Ranch, Loveland; larimercountyfair.org.

August 6-13: Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo: Hugo; lincolncountyfair.info.

August 6-13: San Luis Valley Fair: Mount Vista; slvfair.com.

August 8-13: Moffat County Fair: Craig; visit moffatcounty.com/events.

August 11-12: Ouray County Fair: Ridgway; ridgwaycolorado.com/news-events/events.

August 11-14: Boulder County Fair: Colorado’s oldest fair, Longmont; bouldercountyfair.org.

Aug 26-Sept. 5: Colorado State Fair: Colorado State Fairgrounds, Pueblo; coloradostatefair.com.

Colorado State Fair

Sept. 17-18: Holistic Fair: Explore alternative choices for caring for your body, mind, spirit, and the environment, Loveland; tinyurl.com/y7t38kxx.


June 2-5: Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo: Arena at Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth; elizabethstampede.com.

June 2-August. 18: Wild West Rodeo Series: Thursdays, Gus Darien Equestrian Estate, Carbondale; carbondalerodeo.com.

June 9-11: Ute Mountain Round-Up Rodeo: Montezuma County Fairgrounds, Cortez; utemountainroundup.org.

June 18-19: Parade Rodeo and Rodeo: Evergreen; whatsgoinevergreen.com.

June 22-August. 17: Snowmass Rodeo: Wednesdays, Snowmass Rodeo Grounds, Snowmass Village; snowmassrodeo.org.

June 23-26: Overview: Alamosa Fairgrounds, Alamosa; alamosaroundup.com.

June 23-July 4: Greeley Stampede: Island Grove Regional Park, Greeley; greeleystampede.org.

July 2-4: Red Ryder Roundup Rodeo: Archuleta County Fairgrounds, Pagosa Springs; visit pagosasprings.com/events.

July 2-August. 13: High Country Stampede Rodeo: Saturdays, John Work Arena, Fraser; highcountrystampede.com.

July 6-11: Rooftop Rodeo: Estes Park; rooftoprodeo.com.

July 13-16: Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo: Norris-Penrose Event Center, Colorado Springs; pikespeakorbust.org.

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

July 14-16: Breeder Days: Rodeo, horse show, carnival and more, Gunnison; www.cattlemensdays.com.

July 15-16: Stampede PRCA & WPRA Rodeo: Westcliffe; visitwetmountainvalley.com.


June 30-July 4

• Winter Park — Celebrate the 4th: Concerts, Fitness in the Park, Run for Independence and more, Winter Park; playwinterpark.com/4th-july-celebration.

1st of July

• Littleton — Red, White and You: Fun Patriotic Community Event, Clement Park, Littleton; ifoothills.org/events/red-white-and-you.

July 2nd

• Lafayette – Independence Day and fireworks: Food, beer garden, fireworks and more, Lafayette; lafayettecolorado.com.

July 2-4

• Florence — 4th of July Weekend Celebration: Drive-in movies, live music, parades, fireworks and more; cityofflorence.colorado.gov/fourth-of-july-festival.

• Granby — 4th of July celebration: Pancake breakfast, bike parade, fireworks and more, Granby; destinationgranby.com/events/4th-of-july.

July 3

• Snowmass Village – Community Celebration and Independence Day Concert: Fanny Hill, Snowmass Village; gosnowmass.com/events.

July 3-4

• Creede — Independence Day Celebration: Street festival, vendors, live music, fireworks and more, Creede; creede.com/4th-of-july.

• Lake City – Independence Weekend Celebration: Games, parade, street dancing, fireworks and more, Lake City; lakecity.com.

4th July

• Arvada — Independence Day Fireworks: 7-10 p.m., Dusk Fireworks, Stenger Soccer Complex, Arvada; arvadafestivals.com.

• Aurora – 4th of July show: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. launched from the Bicentenaire park. Viewings only take place at Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn. Fireworks can also be seen from area and neighborhood residents; tinyurl.com/zpd8ncw.

• Breckenridge — Independence Day Celebration: Brekenridge; gobreck.com/event/independence-day-celebration.

• Boulder – Ralphie’s Independence Day Fireworks: CU’s Folsom Field, Boulder; bouldercoloradousa.com/events/annual-events.

• Brighton – Concert and 4th of July celebration: Carmichael Park, Brighton; brightonco.gov/131/brighton-events.

• Colorado Springs — Fourth of July Symphony on Your Porch: Enjoy the patriotic concert broadcast by local radio stations and watch the fireworks on your porch, from 9 p.m. to 9:35 p.m.; coloradospringssports.org/4th-of-july-symphony-in-the-park.

4th of July symphony on your porch

• Cripple Creek — 4th of July Fireworks: 9:30 p.m., Old Homestead House, Cripple Creek; visit cripplecreek.com/cripple-creek-events.

• Durango — July 4 – Tribute to America: Pancake Breakfast, Walk/Run and Fireworks, Durango; durango.org.

• Estes Park — 4th of July Celebration: Hiking, pedalo, car show and fireworks, Estes Park; visitstespark.com/events-calendar/summer-events.

• Fairplay — Independence Day Celebration: Parade, fireworks and more, Fairplay; fairplayco.us/events.html.

• Glenwood Springs — 4th of July Celebration: Live music, family activities and more, Glenwood Springs; visitglenwood.com/events/annual.

• Grand Junction — Downtown 4th of July Parade: Big crossroads: visitgrandjunction.com/events-calendar.

• Highlands Ranch — Parade and Fireworks: upland ranch; tinyurl.com/23dz54k4.

• La Junta — Old-fashioned Fourth of July: Parade, cannon firing, games and more, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, La Junta; visitlajunta.net.

• Loveland — July 4: Vendors, children’s play area, food trucks, fireworks and more, North Lake Park, Loveland; LovGov.org/July4th.

• Monument — 4th of July street fair and family beer garden: Second and Washington Streets and Limbach Park, Monument; trilakeschamber.com.

• Parker — Parker’s Stars and Stripes Celebration: Music of the 80s, Parker; parkeronline.org/82/community-events.

• Pagosa Springs — 4th of July Celebration: Parade, fireworks and more, Pagosa Springs; visit pagosasprings.com/events.

• Silverton — 4th of July Show: Silverton; silvertoncolorado.com.

• Vail – Vail America Days: With a citywide drone show choreographed to music, Vail; www.vailamericadays.com.

• Woodland Park – Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration: memorial park, wooded park; woodlandparkchamber.com/copy-of-community-calendar.

• Westcliffe — July 4: Fireworks over Lake DeWeese, Westcliffe; visitcustercounty.com/fourthofjulyincustercounty.

Maria R. Newman