4th of July

July 4, 2016

Location › Downtown Aspen
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Event Schedule

Monday, July 4
8:00am
Rio Grande Park

30th Annual Boogie's Buddy Race

Adults › $50 ($60 after July 3)
Kids (15 & under) › $15
Family › $90

Celebrate the Fourth of July by running or walking to support the Buddy Program! Choose between a challenging but festive 5-mile race with cash prizes or a family and canine 1-mile walk.  Sign up online at buddyprogram.org or in person in front of Boogie's Diner June 30 - July 3. 

Buddy Program » (970) 920-2130

Register Now »

9:30am

Kid's Bicycle Decorating

Open to kids riding bicycles in the parade.  HELMETS MANDATORY FOR KIDS AND ADULTS - No scooters or electric vehicles, please. Contact Charlie Tarver at 970-925-7970.


10:00am - 2:00pm

16th Annual "America's Birthday Carnival"

Early Learning Center's kids' carnival featuring bounce houses, games, food, silent auction, and bake sale.

Early Learning Center » (970) 920-9201.


11:00am
Main Street

Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade

FREE to participate, mandatory registration. Parade Information and Entry Forms can be found at aspen4th.com.

City of Aspen » (970) 429-2093

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12:00pm - 3:00pm

AVSC 21st Annual 4th of July Picnic

Adults › $15
Kids (under 10) › $10

Come catch up with old friends, play some volleyball, and have an icy cold beer all while supporting the largest youth non-profit in the Valley, Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club. BBQ, live music, games and more.

Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club » teamavsc.org / (970) 205-5100


8:30 - 10:30am
637 E Hyman Ave.

4th of July at the Aspen Art Museum

Adult › $45
Kids › $25

Start off July 4th at the Aspen Art Museum with Farm Fresh Breakfast buffet, fresh OJ and bottomless mimosas. Family Art Activity 8:30 - 10:30am.

Aspen Art Museum » aspenartmuseum.org / (970) 925-8050


4:00pm
Benedict Music Tent

Aspen Music Festival & School's FREE Fourth of July Concert

A beloved tradition, this celebration brings the AMFS band to the Tent stage with stirring patriotic favorites.  Lawrence Isaacson, conductor; Anna Deavere Smith, narrator; Barbara Fleck, guest conductor.  Sponsored by the City of Aspen with special thanks to Melani and Rob Walton.

Aspen Music Festival and School » aspenmusicfestival.com / 970-925-9042


5:00pm - 8:00pm
Mill St./Cooper Ave Mall

FREE Family Fun

Clowns and face painters!

City of Aspen


6:30pm

Mamma Mia! The Hurst Theatre

MAMMA MIA!, The Hurst Theater in Rio Grande Park. Before the fireworks! Tickets: $32 and up. 

Theater Aspen, theatreaspen.org, Box Office: 844-706-7387


8:00pm - 10:30pm
Mill St. / Cooper Ave. Mall

"Dancing In The Streets"

FREE community concert featuring Whitewater Ramble; 20 minute intermission during Firework Display, weather permitting.

Aspen Chamber Resort Association » aspenchamber.org / (970) 925-1940


9:15pm
Over Aspen Mountain

Fireworks Extravaganza!

WEATHER PERMITTING ». Please check back for any last minute changes.