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Celebrate Independence Day

FireworkLet us keep this 4th of July holiday weekend fun, safe, and enjoyable for everyone. 


If you plan on shooting off fireworks in Greeley, be sure you use legal ones and leave the big fireworks to trained and licensed professionals.

The Greeley Stampede is planning a fireworks show at Island Grove on July 4, beginning about 9:30 p.m.

Active Fireworks complaints can be made to the Greeley Police Department by calling dispatch at 970-350-9600 ext 4. Other fireworks-related complaints can be made online at The police department will do its best to enforce the city’s municipal code and respond to violations.

Independence Day Parade

The Greeley Stampede Independence Day parade is a traditional event that brings families back year after year. The parade runs north along historic 10th Avenue, starting amidst the beautiful University of Northern Colorado campus at stampede-parade19th Street and ending on 5th Street beyond historic Lincoln Park. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. sharp on Saturday, July 3.

As Independence Day approaches, City of Greeley officials want to remind residents and visitors of city guidelines for when and how to save a spot on city property to enjoy Greeley’s Fourth of July Parade. Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department staff will conduct maintenance, including areas along the parade route—City Hall, Lincoln Park, and the Greeley Recreation Center landscapes—up until the close of business Friday, July 2.

The City of Greeley, Greeley Fire Department, and the Greeley Stampede will be live streaming the parade on YouTube for those who can’t make the parade in person.  


City of Greeley Holiday Closures

The City of Greeley will have a modified schedule in celebration of Independence Day this year. Emergency services, including fire and police, will not be impacted.

Sunday, July 4
The Family FunPlex will close to celebrate the holiday; it is typically open Sundays. Discovery Bay Waterpark, Sunrise Splash Park, and Island Grove Splash Park will be open.

Monday, July 5

City of Greeley administrative offices are closed in observance of Independence Day. When a holiday occurs on a Sunday, Greeley offices are closed on the following Monday. 

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