The skies will light up Monday right around dusk in communities across Northern Colorado with patriotic fireworks displays.

Fort Collins July 4th Activities:

Begin at dusk and are shot over City Park Lake. The City of Fort Collins will cap off July 4th by providing spectacular fireworks show presented by Poudre Valley Health System at 9:35 p.m. FREE and open to the public.

Loveland 4th Of July Activities:

The July 4th Festival in North Lake Park serves as the central site for celebrating Independence Day in Loveland. Festivities include food and game booths sponsored by nonprofit community organizations, entertainment sponsored by the City of Loveland, and the area’s largest and longest fireworks show sponsored by Loveland Fire & Rescue and the City of Loveland. This annual celebration attracts steady crowds during the day culminating with well over 20,000 people in the North Lake Park area when the fireworks demonstration begins.

Greeley Stampede 4th Parade and Fireworks:

The 4th Parade begins at 9am. Over 120 entries fill the parade route that runs north on 10th Avenue starting at 19th Street and ends at 5th Street. The Greeley Stampede produces one of the region's best firework displays. The spectacular firework show is displayed on the northwest corner of the park and is scheduled for 10pm on Monday, July 4, 2011 (weather depending).

Windsor 4th Of July Activities:

July 4, 9:30pm – Fireworks! Fireworks are scheduled rain or shine at 9:30 pm at Boardwalk Park.