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4th of July Fireworks, Drone Show, and a Party!

  • Location: Will launch from Longmont Fire Training Center at 111 1st Avenue

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There will be something for everyone at Longmont’s 2024 July 4 Celebration! The fun begins at 5 pm on Thursday, July 4 with a family-friendly downtown street party featuring live music, carnival games, food, drinks, and great views of the drone and fireworks shows occurring at 9:15 and 9:30 pm. Visit LongmontColorado.gov/fireworks for details about the celebration and information about legal and illegal fireworks.

Street Party

The Street Party will occupy 2nd Ave. between Kimbark St. and Collyer St., and Emery St. between 1st Ave. and 3rd Ave., from 5 to 10 pm. Entrance into the street party area and carnival games are FREE and food and drinks will be available for purchase at restaurants, bars, and food trucks. Outside food and beverages will not be allowed within the street party area.

Live music will be performed throughout the event at the Wibby Brewing pavilion at 209 Emery St. The line-up will be posted online at LongmontColorado.gov/fireworks as details are confirmed. The Longmont Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to perform live music to accompany the fireworks show at 9:30 pm.

Limited street and lot parking will be available throughout the surrounding areas and designated ADA accessible parking will be available on 2nd Ave. between Emery St. and Collyer St.

Drone Show

Starting around 9:15 pm, 300 lighted drones piloted by the Innovation Center of St Vrain Valley School District Drone Performance Team, will fly high over the Dicken’s Farm Nature Area.* The team is comprised of local high school students who have created an original, fast-flying light show just for the City of Longmont. NextLight, Longmont’s community owned fiber internet service is the proud sponsor of the drone show.

Fireworks!

Once again, the Skyline Kiwanis Club of Longmont Colorado is gifting the City of Longmont an awe-inspiring fireworks display. Visit the Skyline Kiwanis webpage for information about the Kiwanis Club and how to support this year’s show through donations or sponsorship.

This year’s fireworks show will start around 9:30 pm and will be deployed from the Longmont Fire Training Center.*

* Both the Dickens Farm Nature Area and Longmont Fire Training Center, including the creek and trails, will be CLOSED to all viewers and vehicles. Access to the Dicken’s Farm Nature Area, including walking trails and the creek, will be closed to all patrons at 4 pm. Additionally, Boston Ave. between Main St. and S Martin St., and Martin St. between Ken Pratt and 1st Ave. will be closed to thru traffic for much of the evening.

Visit LongmontColorado.gov/fireworks for recommended viewing locations for both shows, other important event details, and information about legal and illegal fireworks.

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