Activities and Fireworks, July 3 and 4, 2014
“Star Spangled Splash” begins with a 5K at 8 a.m., followed by a Sand Volleyball Tourney from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., along with beer gardens, food trucks and a disc jockey (DJ). Live music by Rob Drabkin and Big Otis Surf Club 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Family activities include paddleboards, sailing, canoe and kayak fun, hydro-bikes and more. Reservoir closes at 6 p.m. No fireworks.
The morning of the Fourth features a pancake breakfast at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church, followed by the Coolest Car Show and Professional Bull Riding at the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, followed by the Estes Village Band’s annual patriotic concert at 7 p.m. at the Performance Park Amphitheater, at the west end of downtown. Festivities actually begin July 3 with the Tunes, Treats and Toasts party from 4 – 9 p.m. at the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, which includes live music by the Dennis-Tobias Band and the Moses Jones Band, a pig roast, beer garden and face painting for the kids.
Events in Superior span from 7 a.m. to noon, beginning with the downhill mile race, followed by a parade at 8:30 a.m. and a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m., with vendors, interactive DJ, games, prizes and inflatables.
Fireworks display begins 9:40 p.m. in Folsom Field. Gates open at 8 p.m.
Live music by the Mighty Twisters, Mad Hops jump rope team and a cameo by CU-Boulder mascot, Ralphie. Presentation of the colors by Boy Scouts.
Colorado National Golf Club
Fireworks are on July 3 at dusk.
Entertainment starts at 5 p.m. and concludes at 10 p.m. on the range and includes kid’s play land, fun and games.
Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m., visible from Stanley Park and the Lake Estes Trail.
Waneka Lake Park
Fireworks begin at dusk.
Food trucks, beer & wine garden, free face painting, balloon sculpting, bounce houses and pony rides begin at 4 p.m. A concert from the Deja Blue Dance Band will begin at 4:30 p.m. Note that no alcohol, grills or illegal personal fireworks are allowed.
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Note that pets and illegal fireworks are not allowed.
Fireworks cancelled due to the destruction of the Coal Creek Golf Couse in the September floods.
No fireworks this year.
For information about activities and fireworks around the state, visit The Denver Channel, Fox31 Denver, and Denver.org. For more information on local activities, visit The Daily Camera and Your Boulder.