Join Lake City for its biggest and most exciting day of the year!  This long-standing tradition of family entertainment includes a parade, races in Town Park for all ages, delicious food and drinks in the park, a book sale at the library, live music and street dance and an incredible fireworks show put on by our Volunteer Fire Department. 


2020 Parade Theme - TBA - voting ends March 27th

Parade Theme Request w Flag 2020 Small


2020 4th of July Sponsors

Arnold's Pleasant View Resort
BackCountry Basement
Blue Spruce Building Materials, LLC
Cabin Fever Mercantile
Climb: Elevated Eatery
Country Store Grocery
Elkhorn Liquors
Hall Realty, Inc
Highlander RV Campground
Lake City Public Library
Lakeview Property Management
North Face Lodge
Silver Spur
Sue Ann Paulus
Team Murphy Realty
The Sportsman Outdoors & Fly Shop
Toy Wash
Wagon Wheel Cabins 


2020 Schedule of Events - Subject to Changes

10:00 AM

Parade begins

Airforce Flyover

Following the Parade

Reading of the Declaration of Independence - in front of the Museum - 2nd & Silver

Presentation of the Flags by the Veterans Honor Guard (Lake City Town Park)

12:00 - 3:00 PM

Races begin for all ages!! Races include walking age to 70+. 

Types: Foot races, sack races, shoe kick, egg toss. Food booths, Beer and margarita booth (must be 21 years of age to purchase and artisan booths. 

4:00 PM

BINGO in the Lake City Town Park (if raining it will be in the Lake City Armory)

6:00 PM

Stand Up Paddle Board Package Raffle - $5 each or 5 for $20

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Street Dance on Siilver St. with Williams Brothers Band (thewilliamsbrothersband.com)

9:00 PM

Firework Show (in memorial Park)


Previous Parade Themes

2019 - "Lake City: Still Afloat" by Linda Downs

2018 - "History - Alive in Lake City" by Denny Brannon

2017 - "Lake City Wild. Wild Flower. Wildlife. Wild Times" by Kerry Coy

2016 - "Throwback to 1776" by Kolton Wonnacott


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970.944.2527  •  info@lakecity.com

Lake City/Hinsdale County Visitor Center
800 Gunnison Avenue
PO Box 430
Lake City, CO 81235
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