From music to art to fresh-picked lavender, Denver has plenty for you to get involved in this 4th of July weekend.

Thursday, July 4

Colorado 2019 Fireworks Displays

When: July 4
Where: Multiple Locations Across Colorado

Celebrate our country's independence at one of many professional fireworks displays happening in Colorado this year. Check out our full list here!

Colorado Rapids: 4thFest Celebration

When: July 4
Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park

This free community festival outside of the park includes live music, food and drinks, and the largest public fireworks show in the state of Colorado! The Rapids also take on the New England Revolution, so make sure you get your tickets before they're gone.

Denver Outlaws vs Chesapeake Bayhawks

When: July 4
Where: Broncos Stadium at Mile High

The Outlaws face off against the Chesapeake Bayhawks in this 4th of July game! A fireworks show will follow the game.

la musidora, musical chairs

La Musidora | Courtesy of Denver Art Museum

La Musidora

When: Through Oct. 30
Where: Denver Art Museum

La Musidora, the interactive and immersive art display outside of the Denver Art Museum, is back for another summer! The 90-foot artwork features musical chairs that make beautiful sounds when rocked in tandem.

Friday, July 5

Dive-In Movie: Spider-Man - Into the Spider-Verse

When: July 5
Where: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Swing into the Spider-verse with a showing of the animated feature, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

dead and company band

Courtesy of Dead & Company (Facebook)

Dead & Company

When: July 5-6
Where: Folsom Field at CU Boulder

Calling all Deadheads! Dead & Company will be in Boulder with two shows at Folsom Field!

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

When: July 5-7
Where: Cherry Creek North

This award-winning arts festival celebrates visual, performing, and culinary arts in Cherry Creek. Enjoy interactive art experiences and see the work of more than 265 artists during this weekend event. 

The Avett Brothers

When: July 5-7
Where: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

The American folk-rock band will be at Red Rocks for three nights! They'll be accompanied by Erika Wennerstrom, Nicole Atkins, and Lake Street Dive. To view Red Rocks' summer lineup, click here.

First Friday Art Walk

When: Monthly
Where: Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe

See hundreds of artists along with live entertainment, food, and beverages.


When: Through Aug. 3
Where: Denver Performing Arts Complex

Shakespeare's Hamlet takes on a 90s grunge theme in this performance by Band of Toughs.

Saturday, July 6

Indigo Blooms Botanicals Lavender Farm Festival

When: July 6
Where: Indigo Blooms Botanicals and Lavender Farm, Elizabeth, CO

Pick your own lavender, explore goods from local artisans, practice yoga in the lavender farm, and more during this 2nd annual event. 

Village Uncorked Wine Festival

When: July 6
Where: Winter Park Resort

Honestly, what could be better than sipping wine while you've got picturesque views of Colorado's beautiful mountains? Try more than 40 wines and cheeses, as well as learn from the best at various seminars and classes. 

colorado renaissance festival

Courtesy of Colorado Renaissance Festival (Facebook)

Colorado Renaissance Festival

When: Through Aug. 4
Where: Colorado Renaissance Festival

Browse this 16th century-themed festival featuring music, artisans, and more. Open weekends through August 4, rain or shine. Learn more about the Renaissance Festival here.

Yoga on the Plaza

When: Through Aug. 31
Where: Denver Union Station

Bring your mat for a free yoga class before the farmer's market each Saturday. 

Sunday, July 7

Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Romeo and Juliet

When: July 7
Where: Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, University of Colorado, Boulder

See the classic (and tragic) love story play out under the stars during this summer theater series in Boulder. As You Like It will also be featured at the festival – click here to see the full lineup.

2019 Women's World Cup Watch Party

When: July 7
Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park

The 2019 Women's World Cup Finals are nearly here! Watch all of the action as you enjoy a drink, some food, and much more. Oh, and this event is completely free to the public!

City Park Jazz

When: Through Aug. 4
Where: City Park

Bring a picnic and enjoy free jazz in the park during this summer concert series. Read more about summer music festivals in Colorado!

What are your plans for the 4th of July weekend? Did we miss anything on our list? Let us know in the comments!