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This is the BEST place in the country for beautiful warm days on the river, golf course, mountains, riding bikes & celebrating the 4th of July.  Here is a run down on the fun in which ever fun and funky mountain town you find yourself this holiday weekend.

Dillon:

7/4 10AM-12 Noon. The National Repertory Orchestra takes the Dillon Amphitheater stage for a special Independance Day celebration unlike any other concert in Colorado. The beautiful mountain and lake backdrop frames this free concert starting at 10 AM and featuring the Lake Dillon Theatre Company Summer Musical Theatre performers. Show up early to reserve a prime seat on the lawn.

 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre

Forever In Blue Jeans
Forever In Blue Jeans creates for the audience an authentic Neil Diamond experience that’s sure to please. Featuring some of the best musicians in Colorado, this tribute band plays all the hits and truly delivers!  Town of Dillion

Frisco: The small town of Frisco will open up again in 2015 for a fun weekend of patriotic activities beginning on Saturday, July 4, 2015.  There will be a pancake breakfast, an authentic small town parade, and much more! Join us for a great music line-up and concerts that will have you dancing in the streets in the afternoon and into the evening!

Frisco 4th

Frisco’s Fabulous Fourth of July

8:00am – Team Summit Pancake Breakfast (110 3rd Ave.)

9:00am  – Kids Fishing Derby (Meadow Creek)

10:00am – 11:00am – Summit Concert Band (Historic Park Gazebo)

12:30pm – Fabulous Fourth of July Parade (Main Street from Madison Ave. to 6th Ave.)

1:30pm – Guild of Ages (Historic Park Gazebo)

3:30pm – 5:00pm – Interactive Drum Circle with Peak Rhythm  (Main Street from 3rd Ave. to 4th Ave.)

7:15pm – 9:15pm – The Long Run– Eagles Tribute band (Marina)

9:30pm – Fireworks over the Marina

 

Breckenridge:

Celebrate Independence Day with lively entertainment, free activities and dynamic family fun. Breck’s Independence Day celebration kicks off with a 10K trail run and continues throughout the day with the Firecracker 50 bike race leading the vibrant Fourth of July Parade on historic Main Street, July Arts Festival, live music, kids’ activities, concerts and so much more. End the night with the National Repertory Orchestra performing a patriotic concert at the Riverwalk Center followed by fireworks at 9:45pm.  Click here for Details

Breck fireworks 4th

 

Copper Mountain:  Every Saturday night roast s’mores at the Copper Campfire and watch the fireworks at West Lake in Center Village at dusk (weather permitting).  Copper’s activities let you enjoy the mountain and the Village at Copper with the entire family.  Race on Summit County’s only go kart track, conquer the climbing wall or see who gets the first hole-in-one at Copper’s mini golf course.  Summer Details Here

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Winter Park:  The Village Uncorked! Wine, Art, and Cheese Festival returns to The Village at Winter Park Resort for the 5th year on July 4th from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Come celebrate our nation’s birthday and step up your wine game by sampling regional wines and cheeses, which will also be available for sale. Watch, listen and learn in our hands-on interactive “Learning Tents,” which will feature demonstrations, cheese workshops, and a wine and cheese pairing course. Purchase one-of-a-kind photography, stained glass, jewelry and more.

Event Schedule:
12 p.m. – Village Uncorked opens to the public
12 p.m.-4 p.m. – Gazebo Band: James and the Devil
12 p.m.-4 p.m. – PLC Plaza: DJ Keith
12 p.m.-4 p.m. – Mixology sessions all day in PLC Plaza
1 p.m. – Cheeses 101
2 p.m. – Wine & Cheese Pairing
3 p.m. – Cheesemaking
4 p.m. – Festival closes

Admission is FREE.

It’s a $25 dollar ticket for a custom wine glass and unlimited ‘taste’ samples – Details Here

Vail Fourth 4th of July Parade 2012
Vail Fourth 4th of July Parade 2012

Vail:  The parade will begin at Golden Peak at 10:00 a.m. on July 4 and will wind its way through the villages, ending in Lionshead. Vail’s parade is one of the most popular events during the Independence Day holiday. This year’s parade theme is Celebrate the USA! Great Moments in American History.

Bravo Vail Patriotic concert (free) 2PM Ford Amphitheater

FIREWORKS Gold Peak 9:30PM

Vail Details Here

Minturn:

Minturn 4th of julyMinturn Details Here

 

Avon:

Avon 4th

photo credit: Jon Sheppard

The 29th annual FirstBank Salute to the USA presented by Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa” in Harry A. Nottingham Park takes place on Friday, July 3 starting at 5:00 p.m.

Take part in all the family friendly festivities going on throughout the park with face painters, fire jugglers, stilt walkers, balloon sculptors, magicians, and so much more!  Bring your blanket and enjoy festival style food favorites from fresh squeezed lemonade and funnel cakes to mini-donuts and roasted ears of corn.  Relax and get ready for the most amazing fireworks display the State of Colorado has to offer – 10,000 shells explode in a pyrotechnic extravaganza of dazzling color and sound.  You won’t want to miss this hallmark event – Salute to the USA will quickly become a tradition in your family!

  • Date: July 3, 2015
  • Day: Friday
  • Times:  5:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Harry A. Nottingham Park
  • Fee: FREE
  • New this year!
    • Expanded venue featuring beer and wine sales on the north side of the park (beach/sand volleyball side)
    • Portions of the park will be closed starting at 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to accommodate set-up of the event
  • Tips:
    • Parking is extremely limited and we encourage you to walk, ride your bike or take public transportation
    • Bags and coolers will be checked at all festival entry points for alcohol (no outside alcohol allowed)
    • Plan ahead – due to the high volume of vehicular traffic at the conclusion of the fireworks display and in an effort to get you to your destination as quickly as possible, all vehicles traveling south on W. Beaver Creek Blvd. – towards Avon Elementary – will be directed westbound on Highway 6.  All vehicles traveling south on Avon Road – towards Beaver Creek – will be directed eastbound on Highway 6.  We thank you in advance for your patience!
    • Leave pets at home – large crowds and fireworks can easily scare pets (no pets allowed)
    • Please read the Special Event Notice for additional information regarding event impacts to traffic, Nottingham Park, etc.
    • Please drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive – Eagle River Youth Coalition provides safe transportation options  Details HERE

 

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Beaver Creek Join Jeffrey Cash in Beaver Creek July 4th. concerts begin at 2pm

Beaver Creek Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate our nation under the blue skies of Beaver Creek this summer on Saturday, July 4th. Spend the day strolling and exploring unique shops and art galleries, hiking through the aspen glades or enjoying a gourmet lunch on a picturesque patio all within Beaver Creek. After lunch, enjoy free outdoor family activities including multiple slides and bounce houses from noon to 5 p.m. at Stars, Stripes and Slides. During the afternoon and evening you won’t want to miss the Beaver Creek Independence Day celebration for all ages with food, drinks and free live music followed by fireworks!

12:00PM – 5:00PM
Stars, Stripes and Slides! – Bring the family to Beaver Creek this Independence Day and enjoy free slides, bounce houses, games and more before the concert and fireworks!
2:00PM Concert gates, food vendors and bar opens
Live Music from Rob Drabkin 
4:00PM Live Music by Crow Moses
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Evening kids’ fun zone activities open
6:00PM
Live Music by Sunny Sweeney
8:00PM
Live Music by Charlie Worsham 
9:30PM
Fireworks Begin!

Guests are politely reminded that no outside alcohol is allowed and dogs should remain at home during this event. 

 

Glenwood Springs

7/4/2015
Time: 8:00 AM

Two Rivers Park
Devereux Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Phone:
970-945-6429

Event Description: 4K run/walk. Fun events for entire family. Second Annual. Sponsored by Glenwood Springs Lions Club. early registration: $20 adults, $10 17 yrs & under.
Directions:
Two Rivers Park Glenwood Springs, CO

By Diana Rowe, Examiner.com 

Forget about the expensive beach vacation! Denverites looking to make a splash for their summer vacation look no further than Glenwood Hot Springs. Attracting tourists since 1888, the football field-length thermal pools are one of the largest mineral hot springs pools in the world and one of the major attractions in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. From May through August, Glenwood Hot Springs Pool is bubbling with activity all summer long. Guests can lounge by one of two pools in your poolside cabana (full day $85).

Perhaps you’d prefer to dip your toes and then take the plunge? The largest pool’s heated waters are 90-93°F (32°-34°C) while its smaller pool, mostly used for therapy, is kept warmer at 104°F (40°C). Kids of all ages can’t resist the two water slides, with 300 feet of twists and turns, tumbling more than four stories!

Summer is made for a family adventure at Glenwood Hot Springs with extended hours and getaway packages – and yes, there is a Kiddie Pool. Slides are open every day 10:00 am to 6:00 PM, and choose passes from four to unlimited rides. Packages are $43.25 for adults and $36 for children, and include the Super Splash with Glenwood Hot Springs Pool admission, all-day water slide pass, and pizza slice and refillable soda from the Grill. Weekday rates are slightly less.

Glenwood Hot Springs is more than a warm dip in the pool – it’s a complete resort getaway. Stay nearby at the 107-room Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge. While the Spa of the Rockies invites guests for a healing experience in one of nine treatment rooms. Get out of the pool and challenge your family to a round at the Glenwood Hot Springs Miniature Golf Course. The 18-hole round is shady and near the water slides. Adults $6.25; children $4.25.

Make your summer splash at Glenwood Hot Springs, located along I-70 at Glenwood Springs, approximately 165 miles west of Denver and 90 miles east of Grand Junction. You can also explore Glenwood Springs, Colorado for an array of summer vacation activities including biking, hiking, golf and the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park & Historic Fairy Caves.

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