July 4th in Leadville
Leadville celebrates July 4th with small-town charm! Join us for these 2023 events.
Firecracker Fun Run
8:30 a.m. – A Firecracker 5k fun run kicks off the morning. Meet at the corner of Harrison Avenue and 5th Street.
July 4th Parade
10 a.m. – Enjoy an old-fashioned parade along Harrison Avenue, Leadville’s main street. Cool floats, local bands, burros, Victorian costumes, and much more!
Annual 4th of July Airport Cookout
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – You’ll be ready for lunch after the morning’s activities. Join us for a picnic and planes at the Annual 4th of July Airport Cookout. Fly in or drive in to North America’s highest-elevation airport! Enjoy root beer floats, hot dogs, and burgers.
Dusk – Fireworks glow against the backdrop of Colorado’s highest peaks! (Weather conditions permitting)
More Holiday Fun
While you’re here, hike, bike, fish, ride the train, relax at Twin Lakes and Turquoise Lake, and more. Explore our genuine and historic mountain towns. Find outdoor summer fun. Kick back in a comfortable hotel, motel, B&B, cabin, or vacation rental.
Or celebrate with a drive up Independence Pass! The Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway gives stunning views of surrounding peaks.
Join us for an old-fashioned Fourth!