Denver is widely known as a cultural hotspot for music, theater, cuisine, and much more. It’s no wonder the mile-high city is a desirable location to spend Fourth of July! Whether you are a first-time visitor or a local resident, it can be difficult to choose from so many exciting options. This year, we have you covered by selecting and highlighting some of the most popular ways to celebrate Independence Day.
Denver Fourth of July is an annual spectacle that everyone should witness in their lifetime. However, no matter what time of year you decide to visit, booking a trip is always an excellent decision. Your next great decision should be to explore our free Vacation Guide. It’s loaded with helpful information on the best local restaurants, activities, attractions, and more. Make your Denver trip unforgettable with our help!
Your Guide to the Best Denver Fourth of July Events
The first stop on your quest to celebrate this patriotic holiday should be Independence Eve at Civic Center Park. This is truly one of the best 4th of July celebrations in Colorado. Attend and be stunned by the quality of performances including a live music concert, light show, and finale of fireworks. As its name implies, the event doesn’t quite take place on Independence Day. In fact, it occurs the night before on July 3rd. The entertainment begins at 8 p.m. and admission is free, so be sure to find a good vantage point to watch in the park. Independence Eve can draw quite a crowd and space is limited, so get there early!
Park Hill Fourth of July Parade
If you still have energy the next day, see if you can make it to the Park Hill 4th of July Parade. This annual event will not disappoint. It’s known as the biggest Fourth of July march in Denver! Don’t forget to wear your most patriotic attire and enjoy an afternoon of creative floats, classic cars, costumes, and marching bands. If you get an opportunity amidst all the celebration, take a moment to enjoy the historic Park Hill neighborhood, one of the oldest in the city. Make it a full day of fun by staying for the Kearney Street Festival afterward!
Fireworks at Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
Don’t let the celebration stop there! You can get keep that excitement flowing at Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park. Get your blood pumping on their thrilling rides and roller coasters, then make sure to stay for the evening. At the park’s typical closing time, you will be able to view an awe-inspiring display of 4th of July fireworks.
Relax After All of the Excitement
Here at Castle Marne, we want you to have a truly top-notch experience in Denver. Whether you are enjoying the holiday festivities or a relaxing weekend getaway, we have accommodations for you. Our elegant Lang Room includes a luxurious queen-size bed in an exquisitely designed room to make any occasion special. Check our availability and book your next trip with us. Our bed and breakfast is conveniently located near all the excitement for Fourth of July. We look forward to welcoming you to Denver!