City to observe Independence Day Monday

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The following City of Colorado Springs administrative and elected administrative offices and agencies will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day:

  • Administrative offices for Mountain Metropolitan Transit
  • City Administration Building
  • City Clerk
  • City Hall
  • Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
  • Deerfield Hills, Hillside, Meadows Park, and Westside community centers
  • Municipal Court
  • Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Administrative Building
  • Sales Tax Office
  • Sertich Ice Center
  • Sports Office and Therapeutic Recreation Programs

The following City facilities are open Monday:

  • City fountains, pools and spray grounds
  • Garden of the Gods Park
  • Patty Jewett Golf Course
  • Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain (weather permitting)
  • Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
  • Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center
  • Valley Hi Golf Course

Family Fourth at Rock Ledge Ranch

From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site will host a variety of activities, including live music; reenactments from notable historical figures; a performance by the Seven Falls Indian Dancers; carnival games, rope making, a candy scramble, wagon rides and more.

Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors (55+), and $4 for children (6-17). Children ages 5 and under are free. There are discounts available for active duty military with an ID. For more information, visit

Star-Spangled Symphony, July 4th Block Party and 4th of July Symphony on Your Porch

Celebrate the 4th of July at the new Star-Spangled Symphony & July 4th Block Party on Monday from 3:30-7 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs. There will be a free concert and block party at the Pikes Peak Center, featuring patriotic tunes like 1812 Overture, The Olympic Spirit, America the Beautiful, among others. Fireworks, weather dependent, are scheduled to begin at 9:15 p.m. Visit for complete details, including a full schedule of events and fireworks map.

This event received funding from the City through the Lodgers and Automobile Rental Tax (LART). The purpose of LART funding is to provide funds for marketing and other qualified expenses to support special events that attract visitors to Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region, provide economic and cultural benefit, enhance the quality of life in the city, engage the community and encourage tourist activity.

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