Independence Day Celebration

Independence Day

Monday, July 4th, 2016
4:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Sweetwater Park

Residents from Lone Tree and Acres Green are invited to attend Lone Tree’s Independence Day Celebration on Monday,July 4, 2016 at Sweetwater Park. 


Wristband Information:

Wristbands are required to enter the Independence Day Celebration. Children age 3 and under do not need to wear a wristband.

Wristbands will be available until supplies last, last year we ran out of wristbands so come and pick them up early!

Guidelines for Wristband allocation include:

  • Each residence in Lone Tree and Acres Green, can pick up four (4) wristbands and purchase an additional four (4) wristbands at $5.00 each (while supplies last). Cash or Check only. 
  • If picking up for another person, the following must be provided:
    - A copy of their ID with their current address with a signed note
    - A copy of their ID and a utility bill with current address and a signed note
  • Proof of residency includes:
    - ID with current address
    - Utility bill and ID
    - Rental agreement and ID
    - Deed and ID
    - Car Registration or Insurance Card and ID
    - Bank Statement and ID
    - Online account with current address and ID

Please do not lose or remove your wristband, it is non-replaceable and will be used for re-entry into the event. There will be security checking at each entrance.

2016 Wristband Pick-up Dates:
Sunday, June 5th, 11am-2pm; Lone Tree Arts Center Lobby
Wednesday, June 8th, 4pm-7pm; Lone Tree Arts Center Lobby
Saturday, June 18th, 6pm-9pm; Sweetwater Park Summer Concert (city tent)
Wednesday, June 22nd, 5pm-8pm; Lone Tree Arts Center Lobby
Saturday, June 25th, 10am-4pm; Lone Tree Arts Center Lobby
Wednesday, June 29th, 8am-6pm; Lone Tree Arts Center Lobby
Thursday, June 30th, 8am-6pm; Lone Tree Arts Center Lobby

Event Entertainment:

Enjoy music from 101st Army Rock Band and headliner, Funkiphino. Kid's activities to include: Dance Foam Pit, Water slides (bring your swim gear), Waky Ball, Bungee Run, Climbing Wall, Obstacle courses, Animal Land, Big Baller, other inflatables and new this year- The Cave of Confusion and backyard games.  There also will be an artists corner with face painting, glitter tattoos and wacky hair art.  Don't miss performances by the BMX Stunt team and the funky Gora Gora Orkestar Marching Band throughout the afternoon.  

Food Trucks onsite include:

El Toro the Tot, Barbed Wire Reef, Sokare, Crepes A Go Go, Lena B BBQ, The Savory Life, BTO Frozen Yogurt and Kona Ice 

Event Schedule:

3pm-3:45pm: Bike Decorating 
3:50pm: Line-up for Bike Parade
4:00pm: Bike Parade 
4:00pm-9:00pm: Event Open
4:00pm-8:00pm: Kid's Activities Open - lines will be shut down at 8pm
4:00pm-5:45pm: Animation from BMX Stunt Team and Gora Gora Orkestar 
4:30pm-6:00pm: 101st Army Rock Band
6:00pm-6:30pm: BMX Stunt Show
7:00pm-9:00pm: Funkiphino
9:15pm: Fireworks

Kids Bike Parade:

Fourth of July festivities begin with the children's bike parade down Lone Tree Parkway, Sweetwater Road and into the park from Sweetwater Trail.  Free Bike Decorating begins at 3:00 pm. Bring your bike and decorate it in the spirit of 4th of July. Bike decorating will take place at 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm, at the entrance to Club Terrance Drive, Lone Tree. Bike Parade will begin at 4:00 pm and the parade will move north –east down Lone Tree Parkway, turning into Sweetwater Road and into the south entrance of Sweetwater Park.

Bike Parade Map 

 Interested in Volunteering? Visit Volunteer Connect

Parking and Event Details:

Lone Tree Civic Center

  • This parking lot is closed to the public for the event.
  • This parking lot is designated command center in the event that Emergency Response is implemented, including evacuation of the park.
  • Access to this parking lot is permitted only to event operations personnel. Parking in this area may result in your car being towed.

Lone Tree Library

  • Parking lot opens at 3:30 pm
  • Handicap Only parking is available.

Commuter Bus - Lone Tree Link

  • From 3pm-10pm (except from 9:15pm-9:45pm during the fireworks)
  • Pick-up points will be the Lone Tree Library and Civic Center Lots.
  • Drop-off will be at the entrance to Sweetwater Park off of Sweetwater Rd
  • At the end of the evening, it will pick-up at the entrance to Sweetwater and drop at the above parking lots.  

Cook Creek Pool*

  • Parking lot opens at 6:00 pm for Event Parking.  There is no parking for event attendees in this parking lot before 6:00 pm.
  • Handicap parking is available.

Treo Parking Lot

  • Located on 9070 Maximus Drive, Lone Tree.  Located off Yosemite Street, Lone Tree.
  • Handicap parking is available.

Street Parking

  • Residential street parking is permitted in Lone Tree and Acres Green.
  • Please consider residents and ensure you do not impact access to their residence.
  • Parking illegally may potentially result in your car being towed and/or incur a citation. City of Lone Tree Police Department will be patrolling residential streets.
  • Handicap parking is available on the west side of Sweetwater Road, from Lodgepole Trail and Big Horn Court.  This area is signed as Handicap Parking.

What to Bring:

  • Sunscreen/Hat
  • Lawn Chairs (no high – back lawn chairs are permitted between the sound booth and the stage).
  • Tarps and Blankets (no bigger than 5’ X 8’.  Please share your tarp when you’re not using it).
  • Coolers and unopened plastic water/soda bottles and cans (coolers will be searched if need be).
  • Camera (no professional photo equipment allowed).
  • Stroller’s and Baby packs are allowed.
  • Rain Gear (event goes on rain or shine).
  • Alcohol in plastic bottles or cans is permitted.

What NOT to Bring:

  • No glass in the park.
  • No smoking in the park.
  • No illegal drugs.
  • No unlicensed vending.
  • No professional photo equipment, video cameras or video recording equipment.
  • No dogs of any kind.
  • No Tents of any kind.

What will be available onsite?

  • Food Trucks - food
  • Beverage Tent - non alcoholic beverages
  • Port-a-potties and handicap access.
  • Hand sinks.
  • Trash and Recycling Stations.
  • Lost and Found (located at the City of Lone Tree Tent).

For More information Contact
Allissa Dailey
Events Manager
Lone Tree Arts Center
10075 Commons Street
Lone Tree, CO  80124
Ph: 720-509-1011
Fax: 720-509-1101

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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