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9 Issues to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: July 1-4, 2022

9 Issues to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: July 1-4, 2022

The primary weekend of July brings aromas of roast turkey legs, steak on a stake, fresh-baked items and Independence Day celebrations.

COLORADO, USA — Glad Independence Day weekend!

Rejoice the USA of America’s 246th birthday by soaking in the very best summer season festivals and occasions Colorado has to supply. With fireworks, parades, festivals, festivals, rodeo, soccer, racing and baseball, there’s a lot to do, see and discover in Denver and Colorado this primary weekend of July.

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Independence Day fireworks

COLORADO — Fourth of July weekend is right here and plenty of could also be considering the place to observe fireworks blast into the night time sky. Fortunately, there are many firework reveals deliberate all through Colorado from which to decide on.

Take a look at our helpful record and map of locations to assist have a good time America’s 245th birthday. As all the time, be certain that to learn up on the firework legal guidelines in your space.

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Cherry Creek Arts Competition

DENVER — A Colorado custom returns this weekend at Denver’s Cherry Creek North Buying District. The Cherry Creek Arts Competition has been an award-winning celebration of the visible, culinary and performing arts for greater than 30 years. In addition to 250 nationwide juried artists promoting unbelievable authentic artworks, the present provides reside performers, reside music, interactive artwork experiences, meals cubicles, drinks and a full block of family-friendly actions. The competition runs Friday to Sunday on 2nd Avenue by means of third Avenue from Clayton Road to Steele Road. To study extra, go to CherryCreekArtsFestival.org.

Greeley Stampede

GREELEY — The Greeley Stampede continues by means of Monday, July 4 at Greeley’s Island Grove Regional Park. The 13-day competition has been a Colorado custom since 1922 centered on celebrating and preserving our state’s Western heritage by means of rodeo, concert events, a carnival, vendor truthful, meals and extra. The Greeley Stampede options a big Independence Day celebration. The annual parade can be held Monday morning and fireworks are deliberate Monday night time.

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Fan Expo Denver

DENVER — Fan Expo Denver is the biggest expo in Colorado to have a good time all issues in popular culture. Fan Expo Denver runs from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3 on the Colorado Conference Middle in downtown Denver.

Elijah Wooden, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd — the 4 hobbits from the Oscar-winning trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” — can be on the present. William Zabka, Martin Kove, Jacob Bertrand and Peyton Record of “Cobra Kai” stardom are to seem in any respect three days of the occasion. “Sons of Anarchy” star Charlie Hunnam, C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels, “The Guide of Boba Fett” star Ming-Na Wen in addition to “Clerks” stars Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Jeff Anderson, Trevor Fehrman and Brian O’Halloran are additionally scheduled. Fan Expo Denver tickets are on sale at FanExpoHQ.com.

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies will gentle off two of the biggest fireworks shows within the state this weekend. The Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks play Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Coors Area. Put up-game fireworks are set for Friday and Saturday. Snag your seats at Rockies.com/Tickets.

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Colorado Rapids’ 4thFest

COMMERCE CITY — The Colorado Rapids’ will host its twenty fifth annual 4thFest at Dick’s Sporting Items Park as a part of the membership’s match in opposition to Austin FC on Monday, July 4. The Independence Day vacation recreation has been an annual custom for the membership since its inception in 1996.

This 12 months’s occasion will function a household competition and block social gathering previous to the match together with the post-game fireworks show. The Rapids mentioned the pre-match household competition exterior the Commerce Metropolis soccer stadium may have reside music, a bounce home, soccer darts, rock-climbing wall, cell ropes course, alpine tubing slide, mechanical bull, trackless prepare, pedal carts and toddler zone. The household competition is free and open to the general public. Tickets to the Rapids’ match and in-stadium seating for the fireworks can be found at ColoradoRapids.com/Tickets.

Meeker Vary Name 

MEEKER — The 137th annual Vary Name can be held this weekend in Meeker. The rodeo, which started in 1885, is the “oldest annual rodeo in Colorado.” A CPRA rodeo is scheduled for Friday, July 1 on the RBC Fairgrounds. This 12 months’s headliner is Maddie and Tae at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 2. For tickets and a whole Vary Name schedule, go to MeekerRangeCall.com.

Pink Ryder Roundup Rodeo

PAGOSA SPRINGS — The 73rd annual Pink Ryder Roundup Rodeo takes place Saturday by means of Monday. The occasion contains a grand entry, 4-H truck raffle, mutton bustin’, Pink Ryder BB gun drawing and sanctioned rodeo occasions every day. Tickets can be found on the gate of the Western Heritage Occasion Middle Rodeo Grounds at Freeway 160 and 84 or on-line.

Excessive Nation Stampede Rodeo

FRASER — The Excessive Nation Stampede Rodeo begins its thirty ninth rodeo season this Saturday night time. This week’s rodeo theme is “Celebrating the 4th of July,” so remember to put on purple, white and blue. The rodeo additionally options scrumptious meals choices on the Chuck Wagon Grill which can be open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The 2022 Excessive Nation Stampede Rodeo continues Saturday nights by means of Aug. 13 with tickets obtainable at gate.

4th of July Parade & Rodeo

GRANBY — Granby may have three days of Independence Day festivities. Granby will host a rodeo at Flying Heels Area that includes the Westernaires on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3. Fireworks can be launched after Sunday’s rodeo. Granby’s 77th annual 4th of July Parade steps off at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 4.

Prime Golf Stadium Sequence

BOULDER — The Topgolf Dwell Stadium Tour will go to Folsom Area on the College of Colorado at Boulder (CU) this weekend. The immersive golf expertise will come to the house of the Colorado Buffaloes soccer by means of Saturday, July 2. The stadium tour lets gamers tee it up inside a few of the nation’s most iconic stadiums, hitting golf balls at on-field targets positioned between 60 and 140 yards from the tee field.

Colorado Renaissance Competition

LARKSPUR — Take a magical tour by means of time and legend on the annual Colorado Renaissance Competition. The competition’s village streets may have artisans promoting authentic artwork, fresh-baked items, roasted turkey legs, steak on a stake and way more. There can be jousting, comedy reveals and a solid of tons of strolling and performing all through the faire. The competition runs on weekends by means of Aug. 7. Tickets are offered at ColoradoRenaissance.com.

4th of July Spectacular  

AURORA — The Metropolis of Aurora will have a good time the 246th birthday of the USA of America with a celebration on the Aurora Municipal Middle. The free 4th of July Spectacular runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday with reside musical performances by Syndicate, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles, and Brothers of the Solar, adopted by Aurora’s 30-minute firework show launched from close by Bicentennial Park.

Stars & Stripes Celebration

BRIGHTON — Adams County will benefit from the Stars & Stripes Independence Eve Celebration at Riverdale Regional Park on Sunday, July 3. The social gathering takes place from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Riverdale Regional Park with reside music from The Junebugs and Caitlyn Ochsner, meals distributors, beer and fireworks.

Fort Carson Freedom Fest

FORT CARSON — Freedom Fest hosted by Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division can be held Friday, July 1 at Iron Horse Park. The occasion can be open to the general public. Guests and visitors is not going to have to have a go to enter publish for this occasion. Leisure will embrace a live performance that includes Matt Stell, Eric Paslay, Elvie Shane and The Jeffrey Alan Band, meals and drinks can be obtainable for buy and the night will conclude with a big fireworks show at 10 p.m.

Stars and Stripes Without end Live performance & Fireworks

LITTLETON — Arapahoe Philharmonic, in collaboration with Breckenridge Brewery, presents “Stars and Stripes Without end Live performance and Fireworks” in-person and livestream on Sunday, July 3 at 8 p.m. The Breckenridge Brewery Littleton Beer Backyard may have meals, drinks, music and patriotic fireworks. Buy tickets on-line at Arapahoe-Phil.org.

4th of July Parade 

GRAND JUNCTION — Downtown Grand Junction’s annual 4th of July Parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 4 on Foremost Road. The parade if free to the general public.

Hearth Up the Cliffs 

KREMMLING — City of Kremmling will host its free Hearth Up the Cliffs block social gathering from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4. The social gathering may have reside music, beer backyard and household actions main as much as Kremmling’s fireworks show.

4th of July Celebration

WELLINGTON — Wellington’s Independence Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. Monday, July 4 on Cleveland Avenue. The thirty second annual Northern Colorado Automobile & Truck Present and competition begins at 11 a.m. at Wellington Neighborhood Park. Fireworks at deliberate to launch round 9:30 p.m.

Competition on the Fourth 

PALMER LAKE — Palmer Lake’s 2nd annual Competition on the Fourth is about for Monday, July 4 beginning at 2 p.m. There can be 4 native bands, native eating places, retailers and meals vehicles. Organizers will booked 25 native distributors which is able to present meals, beverage, items, companies and crafts. Enjoyable actions for the household embrace inflatable bounce castles and impediment programs, hole-in-one disc golf contest, video games and leisure.

Artwork within the Park 

LA VETA — Rejoice summer season with La Veta’s stunning Artwork within the Park occasion this weekend. That includes handmade arts, crafts, jewellery, attire, work, ceramics, glass, wooden and extra, Artwork within the Park can be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to five p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday with free admission.

Snowmass Artwork Competition

SNOWMASS — The three-day Snowmass Artwork Competition will showcase native and nationwide artists representing a wide selection of mediums together with work, sculptures, images, ceramics, glass, wooden and extra. Vacation weekend festivities in stunning Snowmass embrace a live performance by Hazel Miller on Sunday and fireworks on Monday. The Snowmass Artwork Competition runs Saturday by means of Monday.

Colorado Nationwide Speedway

DACONO — Colorado’s quickest three-eighths-mile NASCAR-sanctioned racetrack, Colorado Nationwide Speedway, will host two huge nights of racing and fireworks this Independence Day weekend. King of the Wing Dash Vehicles, Bandolero, Legends and Circle Drags will headline Saturday and Sunday night time’s extravaganzas. Gates open at 4 p.m. every night time with tickets on the gate or ColoradoSpeedway.com.

KYGO Birthday Bash

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Denver’s 98.5 KYGO is bringing in some huge names in nation music for its birthday live performance. Chris Younger, Walker Hayes, Mitchell Tenpenny, Morgan Wade and Callista Clark will carry out at KYGO’s Birthday Bash live performance. 98.5 KYGO is celebrating its forty second birthday with the Saturday, July 2 live performance at Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre.

Colorado Music Competition

BOULDER — The Colorado Music Competition is again. The summer season live performance collection provides 22 performances of orchestral and chamber music by the Colorado Music Competition Orchestra and visitor artists. Concert events start Thursday, June 30 and proceed by means of Sunday, Aug. 7 at Chautauqua Auditorium. For a full record of in-person and live-streaming performances and to buy all tickets, go to ColoradoMusicFestival.org.

Pink Rocks

DENVER — There is no such thing as a higher venue for reside music within the nation than Colorado’s Pink Rocks Amphitheatre. The Pink Rocks 2022 live performance schedule (introduced to date) is steadily rising and even options some concert events postponed from 2020.

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Films this weekend

“Elvis” led the film field workplace final weekend, however “Prime Gun: Maverick” continues to rule Hollywood. The Joseph Kosinski-directed movie starring Tom Cruise has earned about $1 billion worldwide, together with greater than $520 million domestically.

New films this weekend

  • Minions: The Rise of Gru
  • Mr. Malcolm’s Record

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Elvis — $31.1 million 
  2. Prime Gun: Maverick — $30.5 million
  3. Jurassic World: Dominion — $26.4 million
  4. Black Cellphone — $23.4 million
  5. Lightyear — $17.7 million
  6. Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity — $1.7 million
  7. Jugjugg Jeeyo — $0.7 million 
  8. All the pieces In all places All at As soon as — $0.5 million
  9. The Bob’s Burgers Film — $0.5 million
  10. The Unhealthy Guys — $0.4 million

RELATED: ‘Elvis’ is king, alone, of field workplace after closing tallies

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Have a patriotic weekend!

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