Colorado Springs celebrates America's Independence Day with a wide array of free community events across the neighborhoods and towns. Festive decorations, fireworks, picnics, and lots of patriotic music make this day so special. Well, this year the festivities have been modified, so make sure to check for the updates.
Star-Spangled Symphony & July 4th Block Party
After an indoor concert at Pikes Peak Center, the public can continue to celebrate at a block party on an adjacent street! The largest 4th of July event with fireworks over the Pikes Peak Region can be enjoyed with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s annual patriotic concert broadcast from a radio station of your choice. Check out the
Family Fourth at Rock Ledge Ranch
Historical Rock Ledge Ranch, located on the west side of Colorado Springs, offers an annual celebration full of reenactments, educational activities, and entertainment. Independence Day festivities at the ranch start at 10 am on July 4th. The main highlight of the Family Fourth celebration is the re-enactment of a Revolutionary War Encampment. Honest Abe himself reads the famous Gettysburg Address, while General William Jackson Palmer and Teddy Roosevelt talk about various historical events. Entertainment also includes a Declaration of Independence reading, patriotic music, and carnival games.