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Celebrate Independence Day at the Family Festival & Fireworks Show
The 21st annual Fourth of July Family Festival and Fireworks Show will be held on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Belleview, Progress and Cornerstone Parks, near the intersection of Belleview and Windermere. With an emphasis on a safe night for families, there will be strict enforcement of laws prohibiting alcohol and personal fireworks. Pets are strongly discouraged.
There will be plenty of food, fun and games and a fantastic fireworks show for families and friends at this free event sponsored by the City of Englewood, City of Littleton, South Suburban Parks and Recreation, and Arapahoe County.
A variety of food trucks and food vendors will be available in Belleview and Cornerstone parks. At approximately 9:30 p.m., the spectacular fireworks show will be launched from the baseball fields at Cornerstone Park. There will be many activities for the entire family, including:
- The batting cages will be open from noon – 6 p.m.
- A large bounce house, slide and obstacle course for a fee starting at 3 p.m.
- Face painting at 3 p.m.
- National Guard vehicle presence for children (weather permitting)
- Colorado Journey miniature golf course will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
- The Belleview Miniature Train and the Children’s Farm will welcome families from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Pirates Cove Water Park will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Alcohol, drugs, weapons, glass containers and personal fireworks (including sparklers) are strictly prohibited. Fire marshals, police officers and park rangers will confiscate fireworks, issue citations and escort violators from the park.
No parking will be permitted on the south side of West Prentice Avenue from Windermere to Hickory Street. Motorists are encouraged to obey other traffic restrictions that will be in effect. Limited parking will be available near the parks and at the Littleton Service Center, 1800 West Belleview Avenue.
Special thanks to community sponsors and volunteers: City of Sheridan, Colorado Credit Union, Texas Roadhouse and Arapahoe Rescue Patrol.
The fireworks show will go on rain or shine unless there is a tornado, severe thunderstorm warning or high winds. Delays up to 10 p.m. will be considered but if the fireworks are cancelled, they will not be rescheduled. Check the City of Littleton and City of Englewood social media sites for updates.