Family Friendly 4th of July Events

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Check out some great family-friendly 4th of July options in and around Boulder this year! For families with really young kids, or those who just don’t want to be out late, check out Parenting Place’s Kids’ July 4th Bike Parade OR head over the Boulder Rez for some daytime fun. The evening events are all fun, but remember you can see a lot of them from outside of the crowd if you want a more mellow experience for your family. Whatever you decide to do–enjoy!

Boulder: Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast: Gates open at 8 p.m. Program at 8:30pm.

Boulder: Kids’ July 4th Bike Parade. 10am to 1pm.

Boulder: Boulder 4th of July at the Boulder Rez. Race, family-friendly activities, food trucks & more. 6am to 6pm. Boulder Rez

Broomfield: Broomfield County Commons Park: Celebration begins at 5:30 p.m.

Lafayette: Waneka Lake: Celebration begins at 4 p.m.

Louisville: Coal Creek Golf Course: Events begin at 6 p.m.

Longmont: Boulder County Fairgrounds: Fireworks planned for 9:30 p.m.

Boulder Family Events: June 28 to July 4, 2013


Friday, June 28

Saturday, June 29

  • Boulder Farmer’s Market. Meet your farmers, do some artwork, get some lunch. There is always so much going on at the market! 8:00am to 2:00pm.
  • FREE Day at BMoCA. Join them all day to delight in their exhibits or stop by during the Farmer’s Market for a fun kids craft.
  • Twenty Ninth Street Live! Live musical performances Saturday nights throughout the summer. Food trucks, drinks, music. All outside at the Twenty Ninth Street Mall. 7:00 to 10:00pm. 

Sunday, June 30

Monday, July 1

Tuesday, July 2

Wednesday, July 3

  • Bands on the Bricks. Get down and enjoy great live music playing on the Pearl Street Mall. Check out the line up here. Free. 7:00 to 9:00pm [libations starting at 5:30pm]
  • Boulder Farmer’s Market. Meet your farmers, buy some veggies, get some dinner, listen to live music and even have a beer. There is always so much going on at the market and it’s not as crowded as Saturdays, so it’s great for families! 4:00 to 8:00pm.
  • FREE Night at BMoCA. Join them all day to delight in their exhibits. 4 to 8pm.
  • TEBO Train on Pearl Street Mall. Free. 10:00am to 11:15am. More details in the June 10 listing.
  • Kids Eat FREE tonight at Wahoo’s!

Thursday, July 4–Happy 4th of July!