Celebrate the Fourth of July Across Colorado Ski Country

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Wed, 06/27/2018 - 09:47
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Independence Day is an opportunity for Coloradans and visitors alike to escape the summer heat and celebrate the Fourth of July in the mountains. Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts and their neighboring towns will mark the holiday with summer celebrations including delicious food, live music, holiday parades, family-friendly activities and brilliant fireworks displays to light up the sky.

Here’s a list of holiday events at Colorado Ski Country USA member resorts:

Winter Park Resort

Fourth of July Celebration

Hideaway Park in downtown Winter Park will host an Independence Day celebration complete with free inflatables, face painters, carnival games, and live music. A fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.winterparkresort.com.

Telluride Resort

Fourth of July Celebration

Telluride’s Fourth of July Celebration will include the annual parade down Historic Colorado Avenue, followed by the fireman's picnic in the park with games and events. As the sun sets over the San Juan Mountains, guests can enjoy the Electrolier light show in Heritage Plaza. For more information, visit www.tellurideskiresort.com.

Steamboat Resort

Fourth of July Cowboys’ Roundup Days

In Steamboat Springs, the Fourth of July is a weeklong celebration that pays homage to the Yampa Valley’s Western heritage and sense of community. Guests will enjoy a pro rodeo performance, a ranch rodeo featuring real cowboys and cowgirls from local working ranches, a summer ski jumping competition, a parade, a block party and Steamboat’s legendary fireworks display. For more information, visit www.steamboat.com.

Kendall Mountain

Silverton’s Annual Fourth of July

Hosted by the Town of Silverton, this event is known throughout the region for its old-fashioned family fun. Kendall Mountain Recreation Area will be open for camping through the holiday and is within walking distance of all downtown festivities including the parade and carnival in Memorial Park. For more information, visit www.silverton4thofjuly.org.

Howelsen Hill

Jumpin’ and Jammin’ Ski Jumping Competition

Guests can celebrate the Fourth of July Steamboat style with Olympians and ski jumping in July. The Jumpin’ and Jammin’ Ski Jumping Competition will feature 70 of the nation’s best Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping athletes as they soar off a 75-meter jump. Visitors can enjoy local food and drink vendors, music and festivities. For more information, visit www.steamboatchamber.com.

Granby Ranch

Fourth of July Celebration

Granby Ranch will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with food, games, live music, face painters, a bouncy house and a variety of family-friendly activities taking place on the Base Lawn. For more information, visit www.granbyranch.com.

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Fourth of July in Crested Butte

Crested Butte guests will enjoy a full-day Fourth of July celebration in town and on the mountain including a parade, a classic Fourth of July BBQ dinner with all the fixings and free concerts all evening at Red Lady Stage. Performances begin at 5:30 p.m. and guests are invited to bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs and dance the night away. For more information, visit www.skicb.com.

Aspen Snowmass

Wild West Rodeo in Snowmass

Celebrating its 45th season in 2018, the Snowmass Rodeo is the longest running rodeo in Colorado. This authentic western event will feature exciting competitions like saddle bronc and bull riding, team roping and barrel racing. Guests can enjoy a BBQ dinner and cocktails from the full bar or stroll around vendor booths and watch the live entertainment such as roping demonstrations. For more information, visit www.aspensnowmass.com.

*Note: Some fireworks may be cancelled or rescheduled due to on-the-ground conditions.

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