Independence Day Happenings |

Independence Day Happenings

The City of Glenwood Springs will provide a brilliant fireworks display after the Summer of Jazz concert, weather and conditions permitting.

Family friendly, nonalcoholic, patriotic celebration with games, food, entertainment in Apple Tree Park in New Castle.

Fireworks will start at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Watch the sparkling Glenwood Springs Fourth of July fireworks display from the warm mineral waters at the Hot Springs Pool. The pool has a spectacular view of the show off Red Mountain. Traditional patriotic tunes begin playing poolside at 8 p.m. and special red-and-blue Fourth of July ice cream cones will be on sale. Extended hours are until 10:30 p.m. For more information call 970-947-2955.

All veterans of the U.S. military and any active duty personnel are invited to walk in the Aspen Fourth of July parade with the entry, “Thanks to our valley veterans.” Any pieces of gear, especially old caps, should be worn. Veterans unable to walk the route may call Peter Hoffman at 379-1371 as soon as possible to arrange transportation. Anyone who can provide a vehicle should also call Hoffman.

Veterans who want to participate should gather near Paepcke Park in Aspen by 11:15 a.m. July 4.

For more information, call Hugh Roberts at 927-4194 or Sally Glenn at 948-8278.

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