July 3-6, 2024

 Durango, CO


Join us for a spectacular July 4th celebration in Historic Downtown Durango , featuring a whole weekend of festivities and events! Things kick off on Wednesday, July 3rd, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds & Event Center with a thrilling rodeo.

On Thursday, July 4th, get ready for an amazing day packed with multiple events. Start your morning with a gourmet breakfast at Rotary Park from 7:30 to 10:30 and live music at Buckley Park beginning at 9 and featuring Southwest Civic Winds and Durango Chorale Society. You can also lace up your running shoes and join your friends at the Freedom 5K run/walk along the Animas River Trail also at Rotary Park at 9:00 am. Experience the festive parade on Main Ave. at 5 followed by more live music and dancing at the Transit Center. The day will go out with a bang with the return of a traditional fireworks show at approximately 9 pm, drought conditions permitting.

Tuesday, July 4: The Big Day!

  • 7:30am – 10:30am: All American Gourmet Breakfast at Rotary Park
  • 9:00am – 11:00am: Start Animas River Trail Freedom 5K Run at Rotary Park
  • 9:00am – 10:30am: Free Concert in the Park featuring Southwest Civic Winds and Durango Chorale Society at Rotary Park
  • 11:30pm – 4:30pm: 4th of July Picnic at Buckley Park
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Stars & Stripes Parade
  • 6:00pm – 9:30pm: Independence Day live music and dance at the Transit Center
  • 9:00pm: 4th of July Fireworks Show

Celebrate Independence Day with us in Durango for a time full of fun, food, and festivities!


Enjoy a full day of fun on the 4th of July in Durango, Colorado! With so many events to choose from, you can spend the entire day celebrating. The family-friendly activities and entertaining atmosphere are not to be missed! Plus, if one day isn’t enough, there will be events happening from July 3rd to 6th, giving you plenty of options to fill your days. Don’t miss out on the celebration — come and join the fun on July 4, 2024!

Thursday, July 4 Events

On Thursday kick off July 4, 2024 with a gourmet breakfast at Rotary Park, then enjoy live music at Buckley Park. Experience the festive parade on Main Ave., followed by more live music at the Transit Center. The day will go out with a bang with the return of a traditional fireworks show, drought conditions permitting.

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4th of July Fireworks

We are excited for the return of the annual 4th of July firework display in 2024. The firework display will go on as scheduled unless drought conditions make the event unsafe. Stay tuned for possible updates and adjustments.

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Buckley Park Events

Buckley Park is a great destination for a family-friendly day of fun to celebrate July 4th. Enjoy the weekend celebrations with live music at Buckley Park on July 4th and an outdoor movie night at Buckley Park on the 5th.

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More Festive Events

Wednesday, July 3rd, as well as the weekend following the 4th, July 5th and 6th, will feature additional celebrations and events. You can expect some fun at this year’s Red White and Bull Rodeo at the True Western Rodeo in town. Plus, festivities will be happening all around town, including a pie-eating contest at Durango Beer and Ice Company and a watermelon-eating contest at 11th Street Station. For a breakdown of all the events, take a look at our 4th of July event info.

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Post courtesy of Durango.com.
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