The best 4th of July fireworks shows near you


Arvada– The fireworks show will be held at Stenger Sports Complex with gates opening at 7 pm and fireworks starting around 9 pm.  Arvada decided to scale back their once expanded Fourth of July celebration due to lack of volunteers, strain on policing, low interest of food vendors and limited parking.

Broomfield– Activities begin at 5 pm with pony rides for $3 and unlimited inflatable play for $8.  Music and food vendors will be present.  The fireworks begin around 9:30 pm.

Annual Bike Parade– Decorate your bikes/trikes/wagons and scooters and meet at the South Red shelter near Championship Field at Broomfield County Commons at 5:30 pm.  Kids must wear a helmet!

Northglenn– They have an entire day full of Fourth of July fun!  Held at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, the day starts with a 7 am pancake breakfast.  Followed by a 4 mile run, bake sale, car show, duck derby, and more.  Find the full line-up here.

Thornton Beer garden and food vendors open at 4 pm, with music starting at 5:15 pm.  Fireworks immediately follow the nighttime parachuters jumping through the sky at 9:30 pm.  Find parking info here.

Westminster– The fun starts at City Park at 4 pm!  There will be activities, food vendors, a beer garden and music.  Concerts begin at 7:15 pm with the fireworks starting at 9:15 pm.  Find out if the FREE shuttle bus is a good option for you here.