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4th of July Celebrations in Summit County

Posted by Breckenridge Associates Real Estate on Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 1:16pm.

There's so much happening over the 4th of July weekend, you can pick and choose where you want to go and what you want to do. Here's the breakdown for the 4th around the county. Happy Independence Day to all!

Breckenridge
July 2-4
27th Annual July Art Festival
Location: Ridge St and Washington Ave, Breckenridge Arts District
10 am - 6 pm daily

July 4
Breckenridge Independence Day 10K Trail Run
This scenic 10k trail running race offers up some of the best views in the Breckenridge area, while finishing just in time to catch the Main Street parade and other festivities.
Where: Carter Park
Time: 7 am start
Info: 970-453-1734

Garden Party
Annual Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Garden Party at the Barney Ford House Museum. Watch the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade in style from the best view on Main Street.
where Barney Ford House Museum
Time: 9am
Cost: $60/$75/$100
Info: 970-453-9767

The Firecracker 50, USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships
The race launches the 4th of July Parade in front of thousands of spectators. 12 National Championships will be crowned and there are also categories for Sports, Beginners, and 2-person teams.
Where: Main Street
Time: 10 am start
Info: www.mavsports.com

Main Street Parade
Time: 10 am
Info: 970-453-2913 for more information and for parade registration

27th Annual July Arts Festival
The 27th Annual Breckenridge July Art Festival is annually ranked one of the top art shows in the United States. This year they will be part of the Arts District Grand Celebration on Washington Avenue and Ridge Street. Please click here for more information.

Arts District Grand Celebration
Open studios, artist demonstrations, make and take art projects for children, music, dancing and more. This is a grand celebration for the arts! For details, please email: japeraw@townofbreckenridge.com.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Free Concert
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s irresistible live show and aggressive, musically perceptive approach has proven them over time to be the singular standout among the numerous bands that launched the Nineties swing revival. This seven-man group forged a massively successful fusion of classical American sounds from jazz, swing, Dixieland and big-band music.
Where: Riverwalk Center
Time: 2 pm
Cost: Free- no tickets needed

National Repertory Orchestra 4th of July Holiday Concert
Where: Riverwalk Center
Time: 8:30 pm
Cost: Free lawn seating. Tickets are required for indoor seating and free reserved seating tickets for indoor seating will be available in person at the Riverwalk Center Box Office on Thursday, July 1 at noon, no phone or online orders available.

Fireworks
Where: Can be seen from around town
Time: 9:30 pm
Weather dependent

For more information on events in Breckenridge, click here.



Copper Mountain
July 2-4
3 Ring Weekend

A free family event featuring live music, a concious carnival, "Primp my Ride" kid-powered parade and fireworks. Past acts includeRusted Root, K.C. & the Sunshine Band and The Village People. 3ringweekend.com

July 3
Copper Half Marathon
Come up to Copper Mountain Resort this summer to run one of the most beautiful running events in the State. Limited to just 500 runners, the 10k (6.2 mile) Trail Run/Walk will take place on Saturday July 3rd starting at 9:00am in the center of town in Burning Stone Plaza. A new course that will be both challenging and scenic.

For more information on events in Copper Mountain, click here.



Frisco
July 2-4
Extreme Ink Carnival
10 am – 9 pm (Held at Summit Blvd. and Marina Rd.)

July 3
Frisco’s Founders Day

Discover Frisco’s Heritage at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum and celebrate Founder’s Day. This fun filled day at the park will have activities for the young and old alike as well as refreshments and ice cream for sale with proceeds benefiting the Summit County Preschool.

July 3-4
Downtown Frisco Green Art Festival
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Downtown Frisco Green Art Festival
Where: 3rd Ave.

July 4
Frisco’s Fabulous Fourth of July
(Marina road is closed from 6 am – 11 pm. Escorted Marina business parking will be available from 6 am – 4 pm. Handicap parking is available at the Marina but restricted movement will be enforced between 7 pm – 11 pm )

9:30 pm
Frisco’s Fireworks over Lake Dillon
Best Views are from the Frisco Bay Marina
Weather dependent

For more information on events in Frisco, click here.



Keystone Resort
July 3
River Run Kidzfest
It's time to have some fun! Bring your family and get back into some good old family times. Enjoy gold panning, petting zoo, train rides, caricatures, face painter, balloon artist, midway games, mascots~ Olivia and Oliver, spin art, kids' show, bounce houses and much, much more!

July 4
Bike Parade and Celebration
River Run is celebrating our nation's birthday with flare. Bring your bike, tricycle, or wagon and join us for our popular annual bike parade. The bike decoration party starts promptly at 9:30 am. Then line up for the annual bike parade at 10:00 am. Children will receive decorations for their bikes and must be present to receive the decorations. One decoration bag per child. Parents are invited to join the fun and encouraged to bring their own decorations. All KNC staff reserve the right to deny adults decorations so that more children may enjoy the race-day fun. Don't miss this Fourth of July tradition in Keystone's River Run Village.

For more information on events in Keystone, click here.



Dillon
July 3
Sunset at the Summit

Free Concert at Lake Dillon at 7pm

July 4
4th of July Boat Parade
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Dillon Marina and Marina Park at 3pm

For more information on events in Dillon, click here.



***All events subject to change.***

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