Independence Day

Parade & Fireworks

A fun-filled day of activity will help bring Independence Day cheer to the Montrose community. The festivities kick off with a pancake breakfast, followed by a parade down historic Main Street, activities at Cerise Park, and live music at the Montrose Rotary Amphitheater, culminating with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk.*

*Fireworks display contingent on possible fire restrictions.

Event Schedule

  • 8 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast
  • 10 a.m.: Parade
  • 3 p.m.: Fun in the Park (Family/kid activities include cornhole, ring toss, washers outdoor game, blocks/Jenga, star chalk art, bubble station, cookie decorating, obstacle course, 4th of July 'cut and paste', and 4th of July coloring pages) 
  • 5:30 p.m.: The Montrose Community Band
  • 7 p.m.: The Brown Family Band
  • DUSK: Fireworks

Parade Details

The annual 4th of July Parade is brought to you by the City of Montrose and the Montrose Police Department. The parade route down historic Main Street runs from Pythian Ave to Rio Grande Ave.

Event Partners

  • Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans - Pancake Breakfast
  • Montrose Children's Museum - Family Activities
  • Montrose Cadets - Parade
  • Montrose County Sheriff's Posse - Parade
  • Montrose Police Department - Parade and Concert
  • City of Montrose Public Works Parks and Streets - Parade and Concert

Food Vendors

  • Baan Thai
  • Frosty Freeze
  • Jimmers BBQ
  • Loncheria Koritas
  • New Orleans Snow Balls
  • Polar Express
  • Rico's Chili Dogs
  • Salas Tacos
  • Suck it Fruity

Beer Vendor

  • The Montrose Veterans Memorial Coalition

General Vendors

  • Bling Cleaning
  • Montrose Recreation District
  • Rosemont Baptist Church
July 4 event graphic and schedule - click image for pdf version

Contact Us

Phone: 970.252.4880

Event Sponsorship

Unify Montrose Logo Opens in new windowA special 'thank you' to Unify Montrose, the sponsor of the Kid Zone for family festivities at Cerise Park!

Support your favorite 4th of July activity by becoming an event sponsor. Opportunities range in price and availability. Learn more here.

Don't forget volunteering is a great way to become an In-Kind Sponsor!