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 City of Durango 4th of July Celebration Events 2018
Park Events
Park Events
All-American Gourmet Breakfast 
By Rotary Club of Durango
7:30 - 10:30 a.m.
 a.m.  Rotary Park, 

Independence Day Party
By Building Homes for Heroes & City of Durango
12 - 4:30 p.m.  Buckley Park, BBQ, Beer, Kids Activities and Live entertainment by Cannondolls and Pete Giuliani
 Freedom 5K
By Durango Parks and Recreation, 9 a.m. Rotary Park, Free, all ages, just show up

Downtown Events
 American Voices: What it means to be an American
By Fort Lewis College
9:15 - 10 a.m. Rotary Park
Stars & Stripes Parade
By City of Durango
5 - 5:45 p.m. 
Main Avenue 
Free Concert in the Park
By Southwest Civic Winds
10:15 a.m. Concert Band,  11:30 a.m. Jazz Band, Rotary Park 
Street Dance on Main  
By KSUT & City of Durango 
6 - 9 p.m. Main Avenue
Live entertainment by the Hi-Rollers. Beer garden.

Gourmet BBQ with Alfresco Bar
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rotary Park

Due to current weather trends and fire danger, the 4th of July Fireworks display has been cancelled for 2018.

Parade information:

Would you like to have a float in the 4th of July Parade?!

Please fill out the Parade Entry Form and return it to the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at the Durango Recreation Center (2700 North Main Ave, 81301). 

Cost to enter a float in the Parade: $5

Glory of winning the cash prize and bragging rights as the most patriotic float: PRICELESS!

Please contact Ashleigh Siegrist with any questions.

Street and Parking Closure Information:

Main Avenue from 10th to 12th Street, and 11th Street from Narrow Gauge to the alley in the E 100 block of 11th Street:  12:30 pm – 12:30 am.

500 Block of Main and 5th Street from Main to 3rd Avenue: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm.

Parade Route (College to 12th Street on Main Avenue), East 100 Block of 12th Street: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm.
For a map and printable version of this information Please Click here 

Parking Information:

  • Do not park in any private lots, including the Town Plaza Parking lot or the Albertson's Parking lot.
  • All City of Durango Parking Lots will be free to park in on July 4th
  • Please consider using the Durango Transit and the Main Avenue Trolley.  Additional Parking may be found at the La Plata County Fairgrounds and the Durango Recreation Center.  Trolley stops are close by and will be dropping riders off at the Transit Center.  For more information on Durango Transit, please go here: http://durangogov.org/transit
  • Please be mindful of “No Parking” signs on parking meters as vehicles inside the closure areas at the time of the parking closure will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

For questions and concerns, please contact the Community Events Supervisor at (970)375-7331

 4th of July Celebration Sponsors
Music Masters Logo  City of Durango Logo  Durango Party Rental Logo 
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 SW Civic Winds Logo

FLC Logo
 KSUT Logo

Building Homes for Heroes Logo
Rotary Logo