Best places to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Colorado

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The Fourth of July is finally here, and many may be contemplating where to watch fireworks blast into the night sky. 

Luckily, there are plenty of firework shows planned throughout Colorado to choose from.

Check out our handy list of places to help celebrate America’s 241st birthday.

And as always, make sure to read up on the firework laws in your area

ALAMOSA

WHAT: Alamosa 4th of July Celebration

WHERE: Alamosa Fairgrounds

WHEN: July 4 at dusk

ARVADA

WHAT: Celebrate Independence Day in Arvada. 

WHERE: Lutz Ballfield and Stenger Sports Complex, 11200 West 58th Avenue

WHEN: July 4 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

AURORA 

WHAT: Fourth of July Spectacular 

WHERE: Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 East Alameda Parkway

WHEN: July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

BEAVER CREEK 

WHAT: Beaver Creek Independence Day Celebration

WHERE: Centennial Park

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

BRECKENRIDGE

WHAT: 4th of July in Breckenridge

WHERE: Near the Gondola lots – making them visible all throughout town.

WHEN: July 4 from about 9:45 p.m. to 11 p.m.

MAP: Firework displays in Colorado 

BOULDER

WHAT: Fireworks at Folsom Field

WHERE: Folsom Field, 2400 Colorado Avenue

WHEN: July 4 at 8 p.m.

BROOMFIELD

WHAT: Broomfield Fireworks Display 

WHERE: Broomfield County Commons Park 

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m. 

CASTLE ROCK

WHAT: Fireworks in Castle Rock 

WHERE: The top of the butte above Red Hawk Golf Course, just south of The Meadows on the west side of Town, known as Santa Fe Quarry butte.

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m. 

COLORADO SPRINGS 

WHAT: Independence Day celebration

WHERE: Memorial Park

WHEN: July 4 at about 9 p.m.

COMMERCE CITY

WHAT: 22nd Annual Colorado Rapids 4thFest

WHERE: Dicks Sporting Goods Park 

WHEN: July 1 and July 4 at about 9:30 p.m. 

COPPER MOUNTAIN

WHAT: Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Extravaganza 

WHERE: Over Dillon Reservoir

WHEN: July 4

CORTEZ

WHAT: Cortez Rotary Fireworks Display

WHERE: Cortez City Hall 

WHEN: July 4 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

DENVER 

WHAT: Independence Eve Fireworks

WHERE: Civic Center Park in downtown Denver.

WHEN: July 3 at 9 p.m.

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WHAT: Colorado Rockies postgame fireworks show

WHERE: Coors Field 

WHEN: July 3 and July 4

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WHAT: Fireworks at Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

WHERE: 2000 Elitch Circle

WHEN: July 4 at dusk

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WHAT: Fireworks Spectacular

WHERE: Green Valley Ranch, 4900 Himalaya Road

WHEN: July 4 at 9:35 p.m.

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WHAT: Denver Outlaws Fireworks Show featuring Colorado Symphony

WHERE: Sports Authority Field, 1701 Bryant St, Denver, CO 80204

WHEN: After the Outlaws' MLL match against the Atlanta Blaze, July 4, 7 p.m. faceoff

ENGLEWOOD 

WHAT: 4th of July Family Festival & Fireworks

WHERE: Belleview Park – near the intersection of West Belleview Avenue and South Windermere Street.

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

ESTES PARK 

WHAT: 4th of July Celebration 

WHERE: Lake Estes

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m. 

FAIRPLAY

WHAT: Independence Day Celebration

WHERE: Front Street

WHEN: July 4

FRISCO

WHAT: Frisco’s Fabulous 4th of July

WHERE:  Main Street and Frisco Bay Arena

WHEN: July 4

FORT COLLINS 

WHAT: 4th of July Celebration

WHERE: City Park over Sheldon Lake

WHEN:  July 4 at about 9:35 p.m.

GOLDEN 

WHAT: July 4th Golden Lions Park Festival

WHERE: Lions Park on 10th Street

WHEN: July 4 at dusk

GLENDALE

WHAT: Glendale Fireworks Show

WHERE: Cherry Street and Cherry Creek Drive South

WHEN: July 1 at dusk.

GRANBY 

WHAT: Fireworks at the Granby Rodeo 

WHERE: Flying Hills Arena 

WHEN: July 1 after the rodeo performance 

GRAND LAKE

WHAT: Fireworks over Grand Lake 

WHERE: Grand Lake

WHEN: July 4 around 10 p.m.

GREELEY 

WHAT: The Greeley Stampede fireworks

WHERE:  The northwest corner of Island Grove Park.

WHEN: July 4 at about 9:30 p.m.

HIGHLANDS RANCH 

WHAT: July 4 Celebration

WHERE: Highland Heritage Regional Park

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

IDAHO SPRINGS

WHAT: 4th of July Celebration in Clear Creek County

WHERE: Citizens Parks over the Charlie Tayler Waterwheel 

WHEN: July 4 at 9 p.m. 

KEYSTONE RESORT 

WHAT: Fourth of July Fireworks show

WHERE: Lakeside Village

WHEN: July 3 at 9:30 p.m.

KIOWA 

WHAT: Kiowa Fireworks Show

WHERE: Elbert County Fair Grounds 

WHEN: July 4 at 9 p.m. 

LAFAYETTE 

WHAT: Celebrate 4th of July 2017

WHERE: Waneka Lake Park, 1600 Caria Drive

WHEN: July 4 at dusk

LITTLETON 

WHAT: Family Festival & Fireworks

WHERE: Cornerstone Park, 5150 South Windermere Street

WHEN:  July 4 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.]

LONE TREE

WHAT: Independence Day Celebration

WHERE: Sweetwater Park

WHEN: July 4 at 9:15 p.m. 

LONGMONT 

WHAT: Fireworks in Longmont

WHERE: Boulder County Fairgrounds

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

LOVELAND

WHAT: July 4th Celebration 

WHERE: North Lake Park over Lake Loveland 

WHEN: July 4 at 9:17 p.m. Show to last about 30 minutes. 

NORTHGLENN 

WHAT: Northglenn July 4th Festival

WHERE: E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, 11701 Community Center Drive

WHEN: July 4 starting at 9 p.m.

PALMER LAKE

WHAT: Palmer Lake Fireworks

WHERE: Limbach Park

WHEN: Live music at 7 p.m., with fireworks at dark

PARKER 

WHAT: Parker Stars and Stripes Celebration Presented by Fit 36

WHERE: Salisbury Park, 12010 South Motsenbocker Road

WHEN: July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

PUEBLO 

WHAT: Rollin on the Riverwalk

WHERE: Pueblo Riverwalk

WHEN: July 4 from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

SALIDA

WHAT: 4th of July Celebration 

WHERE: Riverside Park in downtown Salida

WHEN: July 4 at dusk 

SILVERTON 

WHAT: July 4 Celebration

WHERE: Near the Shrine of the Mines on Anvil Mountain

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

THORNTON 

WHAT: 4th of July in Thornton

WHERE: Carpenter Park Fields at 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard

WHEN: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

VAIL 

WHAT: The annual Vail Fireworks Show

WHERE: Golden Peak

WHEN: July 4 at dusk 

WESTMINSTER 

WHAT: July 4th Celebration

WHERE: Westminster City Park at 10475 Sheridan Boulevard

WHEN: July 4 at 9:15 p.m.

WINTER PARK

WHAT: Lance Gutersohn's 4th of July Celebration 

WHERE: Hideaway Park

WHEN: July 4 at dusk

Did we miss a place? Email bobbi.sheldon@9news.com to get your location added to our list.

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