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Posted on: June 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City facility hours/closures for July 4 and 5

City Holiday Hours

In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, please be aware of the following City facility hours and closures.


Great Outdoors Waterpark
    July 4: Open 11am-6pm
    July 5: Open 11am-6pm

Bob L. Burger Recreation Center
    July 4: Closed
    July 5: Open 5am-8pm

Waneka Lake Boathouse
    July 4: Open 10am-4pm
    July 5: Closed

Indian Peaks Golf Course
    Open dawn to dusk on July 4 and 5

FACILITIES CLOSED on July 4 and July 5

City Hall
Bob L. Burger Recreation Center
    July 4: Closed
    July 5: Open 5am-8pm
Collective Community Arts Center
Public Library
Senior Center
Public Works Service Center
Police Records and Administrative Offices
Municipal Courts

Fireworks are not allowed in Lafayette

Please remember all fireworks are illegal in Lafayette and can result in citations and fines. Please be courteous to your neighbors and pets by following the City ordinance. You can report use of fireworks to the Lafayette Police Department at 303-441-4444. Please report the violation at the time you hear or witness it in order to help officers locate the activity in a timely manner. 

Waneka fireworks display canceled for 2021

The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has made the difficult decision to cancel the July 4th Celebration at Waneka Lake.

Fundraising of $15,000-$17,000 is required for a 15-minute show, which has been accomplished in the past with business sponsors and some contributions from Lafayette residents. The Lafayette business community has been very generous in the past, but they were severely impacted by COVID, so seeking donations from those local businesses struggling to re-open wasn't possible. The Chamber would have needed to order $17,000 in non-refundable fireworks in March, which they couldn't justify not knowing if the event would be allowed. When the COVID "all-clear" was received in May, it was too late to order. 

The Chamber is truly saddened they aren't able to host the July 4th event. They hope to bring it back next year with the support of the Lafayette community.

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