If it involves fireworks, summer nights, barbecues, live music and Freedom, count us in! We are celebrating Independence Day all weekend long in Winter Park and have a ton of activities for the whole family to enjoy! Check out all of the Fourth of July Weekend Celebrations and plan an incredible weekend in the mountains!
Friday's at Cooper Creek Music on the Square
Enjoy live music by the fountain with national recording artists, local musicians and some of Denver’s best talent. Kick off the season with Gary Key and Sam Osborne. Playing together for more than two decades playing an unlimited selection of our favorite songs from classic rock to country to Blues and more.
The Village at Winter Park Friday Music Series
Enjoy a variety of FREE live music on Friday afternoons in the Village gazebo from 4-6pm. With a great selection of local and Denver artists, it’s the perfect way to relax after a long summer day on the mountain!
The Village at Winter Park Coca-Cola® Family Movie Night
The Village at Winter Park presents the Coca-Cola® Family Movie Night! All our movies are FREE and are family friendly. Movies will be held outdoors on the lawn next to the Private Lesson Center. A limited number of chairs are provided, so enjoy dinner in the Village followed by a perfect family activity. All movies will begin just after dusk. Times may vary week to week, weather permitting. This week’s movie: Surf’s Up!
Rendezvous Run for Independence
Join us in beautiful Winter Park, Colorado’s Favorite Playground, for the Rendezvous Run for Independence 5 mile run/walk.
The race starts at The Vintage Hotel @ Winter Park Ski Resort. Competitors will wind their way through the Winter Park Resort, down the Fraser River Trail, through green forests and open valleys, through the Town of Winter Park, finishing at Rendezvous for an after race celebration. Every participant will get a T-shirt, post-race party, and a prize entry. The Rendezvous after party will include refreshments, awards and prize drawings from Cooper Creek Square. Shuttle bus service running round trip from Rendezvous to the Vintage Hotel will be provided.
Race Day Schedule – Click Here for Map of the course
- 6:45am Shuttle Service begins
- 7:00-8:30am Packet pick up and registration at the Vintage Hotel
- 9:00am Race start
- Post-race party at Rendezvous finish line
Village Uncorked! Wine, Art and Cheese Festival
The Village Uncorked! Wine, Art, and Cheese Festival returns to The Village at Winter Park Resort for the 6th year on July 2nd from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Come kick off the 4th of July weekend and step up your wine game by sampling regional wines and cheeses, which will also be available for sale. Watch, listen and learn during our Cheese 101 class! Purchase one-of-a-kind photography, stained glass, jewelry and more. Admission is FREE and guests can purchase taste tickets at the event.
Ice Cream Social at Cooper Creek Square
Celebrate 4th of July weekend in style. Come down to Cooper Creek for our annual Ice Cream Social. Enjoy live music with Andy Straus & the Real McCoy. Suz-Q-Z, face painter extraordinaire, is back for her fifth straight year, along with balloon artists, glitter tattoos, playground and climbing boulders and bouncy house. And don’t forget the ice cream. Enjoy one of two flavors and sprinkles of all colors.
Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
July 2, 3, and 4, Sat-Monday 7:30 AM to 11 AM each day
Come out and enjoy an all you can eat Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Fraser River Valley Lions Club! Proceeds raised will be used to benefit numerous Grand County non-profit organizations and to provide scholarships to local Grand County students.
Vista Vibe Saturday's Live Music at Granby Ranch
Lollygagging with Llamas at Snow Mountain Ranch
Did you know that llamas make great pack animals? Join us at the Rowley Homestead and learn all about backpacking with llamas! Participants will learn to pack a llama and will go on a group hike. After the hike, participants will roast marshmallows or mini-hot dogs over an open campfire. And, don’t forget… llamas love photos! Be sure to take a photo with the llamas before heading home for the day.
High Country Stampede Rodeo
Exciting Rodeo Entertainment for Families and Groups. Celebrating the 4th of July - Wear Red, White, & Blue. Junior Rodeo begins at 3:00pm. Main Performance begins at 7:00pm. Enjoy our Chuck Wagon BBQ - 4-9:00pm. Rain or shine, we have covered stands. Check out our website for more information and special events. Location: John Work Arena, 1741 County Road 73, Fraser, Co 80442
Fees/Admission: Adults - $10 Children (6-12) - $8 Children (5 & under) - Free Military & Seniors (62 & over) - $8 BBQ not included in admission
Lion's Club Fishing Derby
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Fraser River Valley Lions Club Annual Kid's Fishing Derby at the Lions Club Ponds in Fraser. Come enjoy the time with your children and catch a big fish! Prizes for age groups, fish size and much more!
4th of July BBQ at Devil's Thumb Ranch
11am - 3pm
Bring friends and family for an Independence Day celebration at the Ranch with live music, guided hikes, fly-casting, archery and a petting zoo. Happy hour drink specials with BBQ purchase, which includes all you can eat burgers, hot dogs, ribs, chicken, grilled corn, summer green, potato and fresh fruit salads, housemade cornbread and two dessert selections. Cost:
$29/adult (ages 12 and older), $14.50 (kids under 12) Reservations:
Fitness in the Park at Hideaway Park
Join us Sundays June 12-August 28, 2016 in Hideaway Park or Cooper Creek Square for FREE fitness classes, to include Yoga, Pilates, CrossFit, Zumba, plus more. Please note, locations may vary.
Lance Gutersohn's 4th of July Celebration in Hideaway Park
Come join us for an evening of free family fun with a magic show, face painters, live country music by Buckstein, and fireworks at dark to celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2016 in Hideaway Park, downtown Winter Park! Stop by one of our restaurants in the Town of Winter Park or Fraser and pick up dinner for the park. Bring your own beverage of choice or purchase an alcoholic beverage at the small beer garden at Hideaway Park.
4th of July Picnic and Carnival at Snow Mountain Ranch
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join on the Programs Building Lawn on Monday July 4th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for our Annual Independence Day Carnival!
We'll have a barbeque, face painting, lawn games, kite flying, bubble blowing, snow cones, popcorn and more!
4th of July Family Carnival at Granby Ranch
For more information on all of the Fourth of July Weekend Celebrations head to the PlayWinterPark.com Event Calendar