4th of July - Independence Day Weekend
All American Fourth of July in Estes Park
Fireworks over Lake Estes starting around 9:30 pm on July 4th.
- Start the day off with the traditional Independence Day Pancake Breakfast at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church (920 Big Thompson Avenue). 7am - 10:30am. $8; under 10 $5. $1 off with non-perishable food donation. All proceeds go to Crossroads Ministries of Estes Park.
- During the day you can go paddleboarding, hiking, play miniature golf, go for a horse ride, explore the aerial adventure park (Open Air Adventure Park) or check out the Coolest Car Show held at the Estes Park Events Center & Fairgrounds from 10 am to 4 pm. You could also go to the Historic Hoedown at the Stanley Hotel starting at 3 pm.
- Settle down at the Performance Park Amphitheater at 7 pm to enjoy the Estes Village Band's annual patriotic concert featuring the works of John Philip Sousa and others. It's free to all.
- Fireworks start at 9:30 over Lake Estes. Good places to see the show are from the Lake Estes Trail or at the Fairgrounds.
Grand Lake's Old Time Fourth - Dance Party and Family Fun Games at Lakefront Park, including a Water Balloon volley. Best Dressed Patriot Contest, and a Lighted Boat Parade on Grand Lake.