Civic Center Conservancy
1560 Broadway, Suite 2250
Denver, Colorado 80202

Independence Eve

presented by Anadarko | Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Join us for Independence Eve presented by Anadarko, the fourth annual free community celebration featuring a patriotic Colorado Symphony concert, light show and fireworks display on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Denver’s Civic Center Park (Colfax & Broadway) beginning at 8:00 p.m.


Lawn seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; arriving early is greatly encouraged, as are blankets or low-rise concert/beach chairs. Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnics; concessions will also be available on-site. The event will take place rain or shine.


Produced by the Civic Center Conservancy, the City and County of Denver and the Colorado Symphony, the 2013 Independence Eve Celebration presented by Anadarko is made possible by the generosity of community partners: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, the City & County of Denver and Denver Arts & Venues, VISIT DENVER, Comcast, The Denver Post Community, CBS4 Denver, Southwest Airlines, the CU Denver Boots to Suits program and Xcel Energy.


New this year, the Civic Center Conservancy will partner with Imbibe to host an Independence Eve After-Party in the McNichols Civic Center Building (144 W. Colfax Ave.) following the Independence Eve concert and fireworks. The event is open to the public (ages 21+), with a suggested donation of $10. Food and beverage tickets will be sold on site. More details are available at


Civic Center is easily accessible by light rail, bus, bicycle or the 16th Street FREE MallRide and use of public transportation is encouraged. Information on nearby B-cycle bike-sharing locations is available at Bike racks will be available on the north and south sides of Civic Center Park.


Parking is available at nearby surface lots and parking garages, including the Cultural Garage (12th and Broadwway), the Denver Justice Center Garage located at 490 West 14th Ave (SW corner of 14th Street & Delaware Street), and the Central Parking lots/garages at 1530 Cleveland Place, Denver Pavilions (15th & Welton), 1256 Delaware, 1440 Tremont, 1200-1300 blocks of Cherokee and 1745 Sherman.


Please note that road closures will include the one block of Bannock and Cherokee between 14th Avenue Parkway and Colfax and 14th Ave. Parkway from Cherokee to Broadway. Broadway will be close at 6 p.m. from 19th Ave. to 13th Ave. A close-in drop-off location will be available at the corner of 14th Avenue Parkway and Cherokee. Additional traffic information will be available closer to the event.