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Independence Day Concert and Fireworks
Independence Day Concert and Fireworks

Festivities start at 5:30 p.m., the Colorado Springs Philharmonic performs at 7:30 p.m., and fireworks will start at 9 p.m.

July 4: 5:30 p.m.

Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Avenue

Free, additional fee for food/drink

Website: csphilharmonic.org
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