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Things to do for 4th of July in Colorado Springs 2022

June 20, 2022

If you are still recovering from the school year and didn't realize we are well into summer, you may be shocked to hear that the 4th of July is right around the corner. Have no fear, the Springs Homes team has gotten together to give you some things to do for the 4th of July in Colorado Springs.

This year the holiday falls on Monday, so happy 3-day weekend to you!

Get out and enjoy some Colorado summer sunshine and celebrate this festive holiday with safety and good health habits.

Star-Spangled Symphony & July 4th Block Party

Location: Pikes Peak Center, 190 S Cascade

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022 3:30 pm-7 pm

The adjacent street outside of the Pikes Peak Center will be closed for a block party to include food vendors, a beer garden, and a simultaneous broadcast of the concert outside on the north lawn. Festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. and conclude at 7:00 pm with the 80-minute concert beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Center.

Cost: The concert is FREE and open to the public.

Fireworks in the Pikes Peak Region

The following locations will be hosting firework displays, weather and fire-restriction permitting, with restricted on-site access. These shows will be visible to residents at their homes across the region; see for details:

  • The Broadmoor
  • The Club at Flying Horse
  • Falcon Freedom Days at Meridian Ranch
  • Banning Lewis Ranch
  • City of Colorado Springs Fire Department Complex
  • Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne Mountain Resort
  • Garden of the Gods Resort and Club

Here are some other organized events that will feature fireworks.

  • Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC – ticketed event
  • Rocky Mountain Vibes – July 4th; ticketed event

Festival on the Fourth at Palmer Lake

Location: Palmer Lake

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022 2 pm-8 pm

Cost: Free, parking $10

More Info: There will be 2 beer gardens, 12 local bands, local restaurants, shops, and food trucks. There will be up to 50 local vendors which will provide food, beverages, goods, services, and crafts. Fun activities, games, fun, and entertainment for everyone. Check out their Facebook page for more info.

TriLakes July 4th Pancake Breakfast, Parade & Street Fair

Location: Monument, 2nd & Washington St.

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022 9:30-12:00 pm, breakfast at 7 am

Cost: Free

More Info: The TriLakes celebration features a pancake breakfast, annual fun run, children's parade, and main parade. The street fair features delicious food, arts & crafts vendors, a street dance, and multiple concerts. Park at Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road, and ride the bus to and from downtown Monument.

Woodland Park July 4th

Location: Memorial Park 200 North Park Street Woodland Park, CO 80863

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022, 9 am - 3 pm, Fireworks set off from Woodland Park High School

Cost: Free

More Info: Lots of kid's activities, a food court, live music and performers, artists, crafters, a beer garden, fire engine rides, the flag-raising while the Wind Symphony performs, and much much more!

Fireworks in Castle Rock

Fireworks in Castle Rock (July 4) - Fireworks will blast off from the Santa Fe Quarry butte above Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4.

Location: Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022 approximately at 9:30 pm

More Info: Website Parking on streets and roadways will be limited so please be courteous of driveways and adhere to any posted neighborhood parking restrictions.

Old North End 4th of July Children's Parade

Location: Old North End, Boddington Park, Colorado Springs, CO

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022, 3 pm-5 pm

Cost: Free

Family Fourth at Rock Ledge Ranch

Location: Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site 3105 Gateway Road Colorado Springs 80904

Date/Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022, 10 am-5 pm

Cost: $8 for adults, Youth $4, 5 and under free

Are Fireworks Legal in Colorado Springs?

Not to be a party-pooper, but here is a little reminder that recreational fireworks are illegal in Colorado Springs and some outlying areas. That includes all fireworks with a fuse or that require a flame to ignite. Novelty items like snappers and poppers are allowed. For more information visit

In addition, El Paso County restricts both unlawful fireworks and well as permissible fireworks in the incorporated cities to include Colorado Springs, Monument, Fountain, and Manitou Springs, as well as all United States Forest Service Lands. Check here for more info.

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