Enjoy a full day of fun on the 4th of July in Durango, Colorado! There are several events throughout the day to choose from or you can fill up your whole day with a fourth of July celebration. The family-friendly activities and the entertaining atmosphere is something you don't want to miss! Come out and enjoy these events on July 4, 2021.
4th of July in Durango River Parade
Join Mild to Wild for the 4th of July River Parade that flows through the heart of Durango on the Lower Animas River. Be sure to dress up in 4th of July attire! Best costume wins a prize. Seats are limited. Kids get a 4th of July souvenir! 5 trip times are available.
4th of July Fireworks
We are excited for the return of the annual 4th of July firework display in 2021. The firework display will go on as scheduled unless drought conditions make the event unsafe. The annual fireworks display will launch from Greenmount Cemetary at 9:15 PM. The fireworks will be created by a new, internationally renowned fireworks company this year. Stay tuned for possible updates and adjustments.
Buckley Park Events
Buckley Park is a great destination for a family-friendly day of fun to celebrate July 4th. Visit the park for an Independence Day Party presented by Building Homes for Heroes from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The event will feature barbecue, beer, kids activities and live entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.
Rotary Park Events
There will be an American Gourmet Breakfast presented by Rotary Club of Durango from 7:30 – 11:30 am with pancakes, eggs, OJ, coffee and more. Breakfast is free for children under 4, $5-10 for children and adults. We are currently waiting for information on other events happening in Rotary Park this year and will update this post when that becomes available to us.
Downtown Durango Events
There will not be a 4th of July parade in 2021, however there will be a fun street dance for the entire family to enjoy. On July 4th from 5-9:30 PM, come join in on the fun at the Durango Transit Center. In past years, there has been a beer garden, live entertainment and more to enjoy.