BEST BETDATE: July 3 2013, 9:30 PM to July 4 2013, 1:00 AMCost:Free; suggested donation.CATEGORY: Special EventsVENUE INFORMATION:McNichols Civic Center Building144 W. ColfaxDenver, CO
Have work off on the Fourth? Get the freedom celebrations started early with the Independence Eve Official After Party's lineup of craft beer, creative cocktails, and live music—plus a countdown to midnight. RSVP ahead of time to cut the lines. Donations benefit the Civic Center Conservancy's park revitalization efforts. Before the party: The fourth-annual Independence Eve event includes a fireworks show set to music performed live by the Colorado Symphony. Wed 9:30 p.m.
—Image courtesy of Stevie Crecelius via Civic Center Conservancy