Keystone 4th of July Celebration

July 04, 2014

Keystone is celebrating our nation's birthday with flare. Start the morning with a Fishy Derby and our popular annual bike parade. Enjoy a BBQ and live music from Funkiphino. Cap off your night with a fireworks show.


Schedule of Events:

8:00am-9:30am Fishing Derby
This event is for children 12 and under. The entire family can cheer and enjoy a morning on the lake. Raffle prizes, BBQ, and live music will follow the event.

11am - Bike Decoration Party Followed by Children's Bike Parade
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 13:00AM. Then line up for the annual bike parade at 11AM. 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.

11am-1pm - Ala Carte BBQ at Edgewater Grill

1pm - 7:00pm Friday Afternoon Club
Start the weekend off right with Keystone Resort’s Friday Afternoon Club. Head to the Summit House to enjoy an evening of live music, drink and food specials and activities including horseshoes, corn hole, ladder ball, bocce ball and more! Free live music will feature a variety of bands throughout the summer. All activities are free and can be checked out through the Overlook Grill.
Keystone’s Friday Afternoon Club is accessible via a scenic ride on the River Run Gondola. Tickets are FREE on Fridays from 1pm-7pm and are available at the River Run Ticket Office. Call 800-354-4386 for more information.

7pm - 9pm Live Music with Funkiphino at Lakeside Village

9pm - Fireworks Show
Free Fourth of July Fireworks show - show begins at 9pm and is visible from Lakeside Village

July 05, 2014

11:00-3:00-Kid’s Fest

A variety of children’s games, activities, and entertainment will be available in the Rive Run Village. The theme for the day is “A Day At The Beach” there will be a station to create costumes/wearable craft projects.

July 06, 2014

9:00-11:00 Little Tikes Bike Race

Race especially for little ones ages 2-3 and 4-5 in the River Run Village. Registration 9:00-10:00; Race 10:00-11:00



Dillon 4th of July Celebration

9:00-1:00 Farmers Market

Enjoy homemade, handcrafted and freshly grown products at one of the best farmers markets in the high country. Live entertainment form 10:30 am - 1:00 pm / Musical Guest Trading Fours

Town Park will be packed with fun activities for the kids!

10:00-12:00 NRO Concert

The NRO was founded as a fellowship to equip young musicians for orchestral music careers. There are daily rehearsals and twice-weekly full orchestra concerts from late June through mid-August. Members of the National Repertory Orchestra also take part in smaller group performances throughout the summer months.

7:00-9:00 The Goonies Concert at the Amphitheater

Based in Boulder, CO, this 4-piece rock band will rip your shirts off with their guitar solos and unravel your sense of space and time. Reuniting in 1985, after escaping a kidnapping by a large sasquatch, the young rockstars decided to travel through time and come light up the 21st century. The Goonies!

9:00 Fireworks over the marina

*Please note that the fireworks display will be shot over the Frisco Bay Marina and be visible from the Dillon Amphitheatre.

Frisco 4th of July Celebration
July 04, 2014
Frisco’s Fabulous Fourth of July

7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Team Summit Pancake Breakfast (110 3rd Ave.) $10 for adults and $6 for kids 8 and under. Last year they had great tasting sausage and light fluffy pancakes-you don’t want to miss breakfast!

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Kids Fishing Derby (Meadow Creek park behind Walmart). Kids get fishing help and tips from the Gore Range Chapter of Trout Unlimited. The event is free and open to children 12 and younger. Bring your own rods and bait-do fish like hotdogs?

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Summit Concert Band (Historic Park Gazebo). Get your fix of traditional patriotic tunes!

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Timberline Toppers (Historic Park Gazebo)-listen to a professional square dance caller and watch this country dance swing!

12:30 p.m. – Fabulous Fourth of July Parade (Main Street from Madison Ave. to 6th Ave.) Special notes of this year’s parade: The parade will lead off with the official Grand Marshal, Marie Zdechlik who moved to Frisco in 1958. One of her favorite 4th of July memories is when the parade consisted soley of a newly married bride being pushed down Main Street in a wheelbarrow. This year’s parade will be a little bigger than that but feel free to bring your wheelbarrow!

If you have kidos that want to participate in the parade, they can do so by entering the bike parade. Bring a decorated bike/scooter/wagon to Town Hall west side parking lot at 11:45 to enter. Children must wear a helmet to participate.

1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.- Inaugural Summit High School Rock Skipping Contest/Fundraiser -like it sounds, show off your rock skipping abilities for prizes.

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Buckner Funken Jazz Concert (Historic Park Gazebo)-old school funk music

3:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m. – Interactive Drum Circle with Peak Rhythm (Main Street from 3rd Ave. to 4th Ave.) Free drumming on Main Street for all-no rhythm required.

7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. – Ernest Washington Funk Band (Marina). Unique musical renditions of jazz, soul and funk.

9:30 p.m. – Fireworks over the Frisco Bay Marina. Tune in to the simulcast of patriotic music on Krystal 93 – 93.9 or on

July 5th – Saturday
Frisco Founder’s Day!
10:00am to 4:00pm – Experience Frisco’s Heritage at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum and celebrate the Town’s History. This event features simulated gold panning, live burro rides, refreshments and wonderful live music and entertainment in the gazebo. Contact the Museum for a schedule of events.

*It is recommended that guests park once and enjoy the day on foot as everything is within walking distance.

Breckenridge Celebration Events 

July 04, 2014 - Time: 2:00pm
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. 7:00 a.m. start at Carter Park. Register at or call 970.453.1734. Registration opens on May 1st, 2013
The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race – This mountain bike race launches the 4th of July Parade in front of thousands of spectators. Come cheer on riders as they embark on a 50 mile journey on the beautiful trails in and surrounding the Breckenridge area. Register early as this race fills up very quickly. Race will take place on Main Street starting at 9:30am. For more information – registration opens on April 4, 2013
Fourth of July Garden Party - Annual Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Garden Party at the Barney Ford House Museum. Enjoy coffee, mimosas, and breakfast spread as you watch the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade in style from the best view on Main Street. 9:00 a.m. Cost Adavance ticket prices – Adults $40 ($75 day of), Children 12-6 $20 and Childrend 5 & under $10. Call 970.453.9767 x 2 for more information.
Main Street Parade – The official parade will start at 10am with the Red, White and Blue Color Guard. Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race will start the paraded at 9:30am & it will take 800+ riders ½ hour to get down Main Streets in waves. Parade registration please call 970-453-5055. Reading of the Declaration of Independence by George Washington (C.J. Muller) – Following the parade in the Blue River Plaza.
Kids’ Water Fight – Kids’ can join the Red, White & Blue Fire Dept. in an old time water fight on Main Street. Free for kids to participate. A hit every year. 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Viper ‘Show and Shine’ - Vipers will be parked on Main Street allowing spectators to view the cars. 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Free 2pm concert at the River Walk Center - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

National Repertory Orchestra: 4th of July Patriotic Concert 8:30pm - For almost 20 years, the Town of Breckenridge and National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) have collaborated to present a Patriotic Concert each July 4th at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge, CO. In order to prevent numerous empty seats seen each year due to unused free tickets and in order to offer tickets online at a greater convenience to all of our guests, this year the Riverwalk Center Box Office will sell indoor reserved seat tickets at a cost of $5, $10 and $15. There will be a limit of 5 tickets per order.

Tickets will be made available for sale online and in person at the Riverwalk Center Box Office located at 150 West Adams Avenue on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at noon. Phone orders will ONLY be accepted at 970-547-3100 after the Riverwalk Center Box Office has served guests waiting in line. The NRO Patriotic concert will be at 8:30 p.m. on July 4th in the Riverwalk Center with doors opening at 8:00 p.m. Lawn seating will remain free and will not require a ticket- first come, first seated.

Fireworks (weather permitting) - 9:45pm A full professional fireworks display will be set off from between peak 8 and 9 and can be visible from all over town.

29th Annual July Art Festival July 5-7, 2013 – The 30th Annual Breckenridge July Art Festival is annually ranked one of the top art shows in the United States. Located at Main Street Station at the corner of Main Street and South Park Ave. For further information please visit