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Fourth of July Celebration

Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado
July 4, 2015

Call 888.649.5982

About the Fourth of July Celebration

Aspen celebrates Independence Day with a whimsical twist. Approximately 20,000 local residents and visitors come together to honor the nation's birthday in true American style. Festivities include a parade, U.S. Airforce jet flyby, concerts, and a kid's bicycle rodeo.


Snowmass shows its patriotic colors with this free holiday extravaganza to entertain the whole family. This weekend includes live music on Fanny Hill, Movies and a whole lot more. Come for the weekend and explore all the on-mountain fun, plus golf, disc golf, hiking, biking trails, and western adventure that awaits July 4th revelers.

Schedule of Events


8 a.m.

Boogie’s Buddy Race, starts and ends at Boogie’s Diner
$50 for adults, $60 race-day registration, $15 for kids under 16, $90 family rate for 1-mile walk. 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 & canine 1-mile walk.
Sign up online at www.buddyprogram.org or in person in front of Boogie's Diner July 1 - July 3
The Buddy Program, www.buddyprogram.org, 970-920-2130

8:30 a.m.- 10:30am

4th of July at the AAM, Aspen Art Museum – 637 East Hyman Avenue
Farm-Fresh Breakfast Buffet 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Family Art Activity 8:30 – 10 a.m.
Adults $22, Children $12. Tickets available for non-members after 6/15. RSVP by 6/26/15
www.aspenartmuseum.org, 970-925-8050

9:30 a.m.

Kid's Bicycle Decorating,
Open to kids riding bicycles in the parade. HELMETS MANDATORY FOR KIDS AND ADULTS - No scooters or electric vehicles, please.

10 a.m. -
2 p.m.

15th Annual “America’s Birthday Carnival,” Paepcke Park
Early Learning Center’s kids’ carnival in Paepcke Park featuring carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, live music, silent auction, and concessions.
Early Learning Center, elc@rof.net, 970-920-9201

11 a.m.

Old Fashioned Fourth of July Parade, Main Street
FREE to participate, mandatory registration.
Parade Entry Forms – City of Aspen, www.aspen4th.com, 970-429-2093

12 - 3 p.m.

AVSC 4th of July Picnic, Koch Park
$10 for Adults, $5 for Children under 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.
Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, www.teamavsc.org, 970-205-5100

12:30 p.m.

Gentleman of Aspen 4th of July Rugby Game, Wagner Park
Gentleman of Aspen, www.aspenrugby.com

4 p.m.

The Aspen Music Festival and School’s FREE Fourth of July Concert, Benedict Music Tent
A beloved tradition, the annual Fourth of July celebration brings the AMFS band to the Tent with stirring patriotic favorites. Lawrence Isaacson, conductor
Sponsored by the City of Aspen, with special thanks to Melani and Rob Walton
Aspen Music Festival and School, www.aspenmusicfestival.com, 970-925-9042

7:30 p.m.

Cabaret, The Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park
Come to the Cabaret! Theatre Aspen presents the classic musical, transforming the Hurst into our very own Kit Kat Klub. Experience Theatre Aspen’s decadent and dangerous version of pre-WWII Berlin nightlife, and hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history (Cabaret, Maybe This Time) in this Tony Award®-winning musical. Ticket Price: Tickets: $32 - $100
Theatre Aspen, www.theatreaspen.org, Box Office: 844-706-7387

8 p.m. -
10:30 p.m.

“Dancing In The Streets” with Doctor Robert, Music of the Beatles, Mill St./Cooper Ave. Mall
FREE community street dance and concert featuring (40 minute intermission during Video and Fireworks Display) Aspen Chamber Resort Association, www.aspenchamber.org, 970-925-1940

9 p.m.

"Aspen Salutes America - A Video Tour across the USA", Wagner Park
Join us for this unique presentation to celebrate America.

9:20 p.m.

Fireworks Extravaganza over Aspen Mountain
(TBD - weather permitting)


**Saturday Market has been rescheduled for Friday, July 3



Charcoal and Hops BBQ by Wanderlust Website with more info and tickets: http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/colorado-wanderlust-festival/


Free music Series with Moby & The Steel Drivers presented by Wanderlust Aspen Snowmass Website w/ more info: http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/free-music-series-moby/

Schedule of Events is Subject to Change

Lodging & Event Information

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