America's birthday is coming up and we're about to turn 247 old on July, 4th, 2023. Can you imagine the party that is coming in 2026 when America turns 250 years old?

Here in the Centennial State, we love celebrating the 4th of July (Independence Day) on the plains, in the cities, and up in the mountains. Keep going to check out the communities that have 4th of July celebrations planned, with many including an awesome fireworks display like the one here in Grand Junction.

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Colorado's 4th of July Fireworks Map

Scroll on to check out each of the 4th of July celebrations that appear on our map in the photo gallery below. Find links to each community's celebration and directions to help get you there.

In 2023, the 4th of July Happens on a Tuesday

The only downside this year to the 4th of July is that it falls on a Tuesday. What? Yes, so get the paid-time-off request in now for July 3rd so you can have a nice long weekend to enjoy Independence Day.

Dry Conditions May Alter Festival Plans for Fireworks

Conditions in each community will determine if a fireworks display can go ahead as planned. Hot and dry weather can make a traditional 4th of July fireworks display a dangerous thing. It's not uncommon for things to change by the time we get to July. Check with the community you wish to visit a few days prior to the holiday to confirm fireworks are still a go in your part of Colorado.

Colorado Fireworks: Find Fun 4th of July Celebrations in 2023

Searching for Independence Day fun and fireworks in Colorado? We got you. Scroll on to learn more about the Colorado communities that go all out for the 4th of July when it is safe to do so. Check out the celebrations planned throughout the Centennial State in the gallery below.

LOOK: Must-Do Summer Festivals in Colorado

Summer is on the way, and that means festival season in Colorado. A number of great music festivals, state fairs, county fairs, and even a Shakespeare Festival are in store for us in Colorado.

Check out the schedule and details for some of these awesome events. You'll find something in just about every corner of the Centennial State. Keep a close eye on the dates, though. Some of these events overlap. In addition, some of Colorado's festivals run for several weeks.

LET'S EAT: Grand Junction's Favorite Places for Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Check out 10 of the best places in Grand Junction to go all out for ice cream and frozen yogurt. Check out some of the famous ice cream creations at each location, and find out when they are open and how to get there.

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