Frisco and Copper’s 2016 Fabulous Fourth of July Weekend
Saturday, July 2, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Family Adventure Quest, presented by the Toyota Kids Adventure Games™ (Kids A.G.), will offer families a chance to experience an adventure course like no other with mud pits, slacklines, cargo nets, trekking, biking and a variety of other unique challenges in the Village at Copper and on Copper Mountain. Teams in the competitive category will consist of two challengers, one adult/teen and one child, who will tackle the course while they work together on building confidence, teamwork, communication and fun. During the Fun Run, families can compete in teams of four maximum and not all participants need to do all of the obstacles. Cost is $150 per team based on a minimum of two competitors. Pre-registration is required at www.kidsadventuregames.com.
9:30 p.m.- Fireworks will be shot off over West Lake in Copper’s Center Village.
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Sunday, July 3, 2016
1:00 p.m.- Three Dog Night will be playing a free concert at Copper Mountain.
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Monday, July 4th-
7:00am – 11:00am – Team Summit Pancake Breakfast (old community center at 110 3rd Ave.)
9:00am – 11:00am – Kids Fishing Derby at Frisco’s Meadow Creek Park (behind Walmart) staffed by and benefiting the Gore Range Chapter of Trout Unlimited. This free event is open to children 15 years old and younger. Participants must bring their own rods, bait/flies and an enthusiasm for catching the biggest fish. Registration is only available onsite on the morning of the event.
10:00am – 11:00am – Summit Concert Band (Frisco Historic Park Gazebo)
12:30pm – Fabulous Fourth of July Parade (Main Street from Madison Ave. to 6th Ave.)
This year Deaflympics medalist, Lauren Weibert, will lead off the parade as the official Grand Marshal of the 2015 Frisco 4th of July parade. Ms. Weibert won gold (slopestyle) and silver (boardercross) medals in snowboarding at the 2015 Winter Deaflympics in Khanty-Mansiysk, a city in Siberia. Also, she is often be found slinging coffee at Rocky Mountain Coffee Roasters in Frisco.
Frisco also invites kids to take a special spot in the parade and join in on the 16th annual bike parade. This is an opportunity for kids to display their creativity and patriotism. Kids are asked to bring their decorated bikes to the parking lot on the west side of Town Hall at Main Street and Madison Avenue at 11:45 a.m. on July 4. Kids 12 and under are eligible for the bike decorating contest and must be accompanied by their parents who must register and sign a waiver for each participating child. After registering, kids will show off their bikes to a small panel of judges and then join the parade. Children five and under must be accompanied by a parent or an older child during the whole parade. Every child must wear a helmet to participate. If parents are not accompanying their children during the parade, then they must be prepared to meet them at the end of the parade route at Main Street and 6th Avenue.
1:30pm – 3:30pm – Free Page 6ix concert on Main Street in front of the Historic Park. Page 6ix is one of the premier funk, soul and R&B bands in the Western U.S. Featuring six musicians who have toured the world to play marquee festival slots in support of renowned artists from every genre, Page 6ix will cover everything from Beyonce to John Legend and from Pharrell to Chris Botti with stunning vocals and stellar chops.
3:30pm – 5:00pm – Interactive drum circle with Peak Rhythms on Main Street- some free drumming fun while Main Street is closed for the celebrations. (Main Street from 3rd Ave. to 4th Ave.)
7:15pm – 9:15pm – Eric Lindell Band (Frisco Bay Marina) is an American singer-songwriter, who began his recording career in 1996 as a local/regional New Orleans-based artist. Beginning in 2006, when he was picked up by Alligator Records, he has toured nationally and internationally. Lindell’s musical style borrows from 1970s blues-rock, soul and R&B. His style has also been called “blue-eyed soul”, a common shorthand used for Anglo blues singers that has been applied to artists including Daryl Hall (of Hall & Oates fame) and Van Morrison, amongst others.