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Independence Day In Durango
The 4th of July is amazing in Durango this year! There are activities all day long with something for everyone.
Start the day with a pancake breakfast and a 5k fun run/walk at Rotary Park. Breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 am. The free fun run is for all ages, and starts at 9 am. Arrive by 8:45 am to register.
The Family Fun in the Park goes from 11 am to 5 pm at Buckley Park. Listen to readings of our nation’s founding documents to remind us what the day is all about. New this year is a full orchestra (Southwest Civic Winds) accompanying the readings. Shop at the Kids to Kids Flea Market. We have live music, a magic show with Mysto the Magi and Sparkles the Clown to entertain everyone. Food and beverages are available for purchase, with all proceeds benefitting Build Homes for Heroes. Snow cones will be sold by the Durango Lions Club, plus we’ll have face painting, a bouncy house and balloon animals.
At 6 pm, come to Main Avenue for the Stars and Stripes Parade. The parade will start at College Drive and will end at 12th Street.
Immediately after the parade, come to 11th and Main for the Street Dance. The High Rollers will play, so bring your dancing shoes. Beer available from Ska Brewing Company, food and non-alcoholic beverages also available for purchase.
The Street Dance ends at a little after 9:00 pm. The Fireworks Show starts at approximately 9:15 pm and good views can be found at any Downtown cross street facing west.
Downtown DurangoMain Street
Durango, CO 81301