Free and family friendly July 4th events in Denver 2018
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The entire family will have fun celebrating America's birthday at the Fourth of July festivals and events in Denver and the surrounding area in 2018. Kids and adults will enjoy the community gatherings, festival food, music, fireworks, and more in honor of Independence Day. 

City Park Jazz
July 1 @ 6-8 p.m.
City Park, 1600 City Park Esplanade, Denver, CO 80208

There will be a free jazz concert Euforquestra on the Sunday before the Fourth of July This is one of 10 free jazz concerts at City Park in Denver during the summer of 2018.

Independence Eve Celebration
July 3 @ 8 p.m.
Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80202

The Independence Eve celebration will be a free community event sponsored by Anadarko. Kids and adults will enjoy the concert, light show, and fireworks.

4th of July Celebration
July 4
Estes Park, 500 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517

The entire family will have fun at this American celebration of Independence Day. Take the family to enjoy sports activities and the Coolest Car Show in the afternoon. The Este Village Band will perform a patriotic concert of the music of John Phillip Sousa at 7 p.m. The Big Bang Concert will be at Estes Park Fairgrounds. The evening will be capped off with a spectacular display of fireworks over Lake Estes.

Golden Lions Club 4th of July Festival
July 4 @ 12 p.m.
Lions Park, 1300 10th St., Golden, CO 80401

The Golden Lions Club will host this free family-friendly festival on Independence Day. Kids will enjoy the free rides for children and face painting. There will be live music by the bands Union Gray (Rockin’ Country), Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene (Rockabilly), and Something Underground (Rock).  The festival will be followed by a large firework show at the park on 10th Street.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Old Fashioned July 4th Celebration
July 4 @ 10 a.m.
Paepcke Park, Aspen, CO  81611

Independence Day will be celebrated with a day full of family-friendly events in Aspen. The 18th Annual ‘America’s Birthday Carnival” will offer activities for kids from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade will kick off at 10 a.m. on Main Street.  The Aspen Music Festival and School’s FREE Fourth of July Concert will be held at Benedict Music Tent at 4 p.m.  There will be fun for the family throughout the day. Some of the events, such as the parade, will be free of charge while others will be ticketed.

Cherry Creek Arts Festival
July 6-8 @ 10 a.m.
Denver’s Cherry Creek North Shopping District, Denver, CO 80206

The Cherry Creek Arts Festival will be a celebration of performing, culinary, and visual arts expected to draw about 350,000 people. Admission will be free for this family-friendly festival.