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Celebrate Independence Day in Fort Collins on Saturday, July 2, Sponsored by Elevations Credit Union

Released on Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Contact Information
  • LeAnn Williams, Director of Recreation, 970-221-6354,
  • Mike Calhoon, Director of Parks, 970-416-2079,, Website:

The City of Fort Collins, in partnership with Elevations Credit Union, will be hosting Independence Day festivities on Saturday, July 2.

Activities planned for July 2 include the FireKracker 5K, Stars & Stripes Golf Tournament, community parade down Mountain Avenue, free trolley rides (brought to you by Elevations Credit Union), food truck rally and live music in City Park and more! The day will conclude with celebratory fireworks at City Park, starting at 9:35 p.m.

Residents living along Mountain Avenue and the adjacent parade route, and near City Park, should expect parking impacts and road closures throughout the day. Detailed information on parking options and Transfort schedules is available online.

Day of information such as weather delays or event changes will be posted online and shared via social media channels. Follow Parks & Recreation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

For more information regarding Saturday’s Independence Day Celebration, visit