Mud season is over and summer is officially in full swing. America's birthday is right around the corner, and there will be celebrations throughout Summit County, with many events, parades, concerts and especially fireworks for the whole family to enjoy! Whether you are visiting Summit County for the 4th of July or happen to call Colorado home, you don't want to miss out on all the fun Independence Day events happening throughout the area!
If you are looking for July 4th fun in Frisco, you won't have to look very hard. The town celebrates the holiday with a pancake breakfast to start the day, followed by a parade down Main Street. There will be free concerts throughout the day as well as a drum circle the whole family can have fun with. A fishing derby is scheduled for the kiddos, which will be equally entertaining for the parents! The night will close out with a magnificent fireworks display over the Dillon Reservoir that is sure to blow the whole family away.
Breckenridge is a happening town during the Fourth of July! This picturesque mountain town is home to the Independence Day 10k Trail Run, Main Street Parade, July Art Festival, and spectacular fireworks show that can be seen throughout town. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a free concert by Funkiphino or enjoy the patriotic musical styling of the National Repertory Orchestra at the Riverwalk Center. An incredible fireworks show follows the Orchestra performance. The fireworks display can be seen throughout the town, so you're sure to be amazed wherever you are!
After your morning hike, join the fun for the 4th of July Parade down Main Street for one of the summer highlights in Breckenridge. There are also great events for kids throughout the day as well, including a drum circle, friendly water fights, pony rides and an art festival.
If you are just visiting Breckenridge for the 4th, there are exceptional lodging options available throughout the city. Choose to stay in a luxurious mountain lodge or a quaint bed and breakfast - there is no wrong option in this gorgeous town!
Breckenridge isn't the only town in Summit County for summer fun. Dillon has some great concerts for the family to enjoy this Fourth of July. Come on out for a patriotic tribute performed by the John Phillips Sousa Band of Colorado during the day. In the evening, Paradise Theater will light up the Dillon Amphitheater with a tribute to Styx. Like all great Fourth of July celebrations, the evening will close with an exceptional fireworks display over the Dillon Reservoir that you sure don't want to miss. Luckily, the sky will light up and you can see the fireworks from nearly anywhere around town!
The weekend will be filled with family activities in Copper Mountain! There will be kid adventures, bike races, and free concerts. The headlining bands are well-known in Colorado. Foghat and Savoy Brown, will delight the crowds with tunes that are sure to get people of all generations moving.
There are so many options and activities happening this July 4th in Summit County, the whole family is sure to have fun. Regardless of where you are or what you do during the day, an abundance of fireworks are sure to light up the night sky and make this Fourth of July special for everyone! From all of us here at Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties, we wish you and yours a safe and memorable Independence Day! Contact us if you would like to view available properties for sale in Summit County.
By Coldwell Banker