||31st Annual Boogies Buddy Race
Rio Grande Park
$50 for adults, $60 race-day registration. $15 for kids under 16. $90 family rate for 1-mile walk.
Choose between a 5-mile race with cash prizes or a family & canine 1-mile walk.
Online registration coming soon!
Buddy Program, www.buddyprogram.org
|10 a.m. –
|17th Annual “America’s Birthday Carnival”
Early Learning Center’s kids’ carnival in Paepcke Park featuring carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, snow cones, balloon animals, live music, silent auction, and BBQ lunch.
Early Learning Center, earlylearningaspen.com, 970-920-9201
||Old Fashioned Fourth of July Parade
Parade Begins on Main Street
FREE to participate, mandatory registration.
See Parade Entry Form on this page – City of Aspen, 970-429-2093
|12 – 3 p.m.
||AVSC Annual 4th of July Picnic
Koch Lumber Park (corner of Garmisch & Cooper Ave.)
$20 Adults; $15 for kids 10 & under
AVSC’s 4th of July Picnic welcomes both the Aspen Community and our guests. Please join the AVSC following the parade for a festive time in the park with live music, the AVSC airbag, dunk tank, snow cones, kid’s games, beer garden and of course, a good old burger BBQ.
Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, www.teamavsc.org, 970-205-5100
||The Aspen Music Festival and School’s FREE Fourth of July Concert
Benedict Music Tent
Please join the AMFS band at the Benedict Music Tent stage with stirring patriotic favorites. This free, beloved tradition is led by conductor Lawrence Isaacson
Aspen Music Festival and School, www.aspenmusicfestival.com, 970-925-9042
||Hairspray The Musical!
The Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park
You can’t stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl’s inspiring dream to dance. The 1950’s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.
Purchase tickets in person, by phone, or via our website at: http://www.theatreaspen.org
Theatre Aspen, www.theatreaspen.org, Box Office: 970-300-4474
|8 p.m. –
|“Dancing In The Streets”
Mill Street/Cooper Ave. Mall
FREE community street dance and concertm(20 minute intermission during Fireworks Display)
Aspen Chamber Resort Association, www.aspenchamber.org, 970-925-1940
||Fireworks Extravaganza over Aspen Mountain
(TBD – weather permitting)
Belly Up Aspen
‘Electronica outfit who combine dub, lounge, jazz, hip-hop and Latin ingredients.’ Return after 13 SOLD OUT shows!
Belly Up Aspen, Box Office, www.bellyupaspen.com , 970.544.9800