Arvada fireworks show adds touch of sparkle to rough summer season

Annual display gives Jeffco residents a place to celebrate on Independence Day

Bob Wooley
bwooley@coloradocommunitymedia.com
Posted 7/5/22

At just a few minutes after 9 p.m. on July 4, fireworks lit up the sky over Arvada's Stenger Sports Complex.

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Arvada fireworks show adds touch of sparkle to rough summer season

Annual display gives Jeffco residents a place to celebrate on Independence Day

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At just a few minutes after 9 p.m. on July 4, fireworks lit up the sky over Arvada's Stenger Sports Complex.

With 58th Avenue closed to traffic, a  lively crowd, many with camping chairs in tow, followed Van Bibber Creek Trail to the west side of the park to stake out a good spot to view the action.

In a summer of high gas prices, social unrest, upended travel plans and the cancellation of other local events, Arvada's event drew a large crowd, eager to watch Independence Day fireworks.

Lakewood's Big Boom Bash, originally scheduled for July 2, was cancelled due to increased fire risk caused by ongoing drought conditions.

July 4, fireworks, Arvada, Jeffco, Stenger

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