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Fourth of July in Aspen

Aspen hosts a Fireworks Extravaganza each Fourth of July.

The constant festivals and cultural events make Aspen the place to be during summer months, and Fourth of July is no different. The holiday weekend is packed with parties, picnics, fairs, and performances! If you are staying at the Ritz Carlton Aspen Residence Club, you will have plenty of choices that are fun for the whole family.

Friday, July 1st

- 5pm to 8pm: 9th Annual Aspen Antiques & Fine Arts Fair Preview Party, sponsored by Aspen Peak Magazine. This 10 day event will be held in the Apsen Ice Garden and will feature 35 world renowned dealers of fine art, jewelry, and precious antiques. The $20 tickets benefit Grass Roots TV Aspen.

- 6pm: Aspen Chambers Symphony with Nicholas McGregan, who will conduct works by Beethoven, Bruchi, and Mendelssohn.

- 6pm to 12am: 12th Annual Boogie's Bash for the Buddies at Aspen Mountain, an annual fundraiser that supports mentoring programs for over 600 youths in the valley. There will be live music, a silent and live auction, cocktails, and food donated by some of Aspen's best restaurants.

- 7:30pm: Becky's New Car at the Rio Grande Pack, a romantic comedy about a woman juggling love, life and the pursuit of happiness.

Saturday, July 2nd

- 8am to 3pm: The Saturday Market features 70 vendors of fresh produce, meat, flowers, clothing, leather, Colorado wine, jewelry, artisan products, non-profits, and live music from noon to 2pm.

- 10am to 6pm: Aspen Antiques & Fine Arts Fair

- 4:30pm: Chamber Music at the Harris Concert Hall by Aspen Music Festival and School

- 7:30pm: Becky's New Car

- 8:30pm: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis in the Benedict Music Tent

Sunday, July 3rd

- 10am to 6pm: Aspen Antiques & Fine Arts Fair

- 4pm: Aspen Festival Orchestra in the Benedict Music Tent

Monday, July 4th

- 8am: Boogie's Diner Buddy 5 Mile Charity Race

- 9am: 1 Mile Family/Canine Walk

- 10am to 6pm: Aspen Antiques & Fine Arts Fair

- 10am to 2:30pm: 11th Annual "America's Birthday Carnival" in Paepcke Park featuring games, BBQ, silent auction, and bake sale.

- Noon: Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade on Main Street

- 1pm: AVSC 16th Annual Community Picnic in Koch Park with BBQ, kids games, live entertainment and beer garden.

- 1:30pm: Aspen Art Museum's Annual Fourth of July Picnic at the Aspen Art Museum with free BBQ and beer, picnic, family art activities, and a parade float with visiting musician/composer Nico Muhly.

- 3pm: Aspen Rugby Summer Touch League Finals at Wagner Park

- 4pm: Free 4th of July Concert by the Aspen Music Festival Band in the Benedict Music Tent

- 8 to 10:30pm: "Dancing In The Streets," Mill Street & Cooper Avenue Mall, a free community concert

- 9:15pm: Fireworks Extravaganza over Aspen Mountain