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4th of July Celebration in Clear Creek County

July 4

Come spend the day with Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown and Silver Plume!

Stroll through our unique shops, visit historic landmarks, tour museums, pan for gold, or experience a little adventure on Clear Creek’s rapids, atv’s, train, or zipline!

In Georgetown, there will be a morning parade followed by a picnic, entertainment, and other special events. And be sure to stay for the fireworks over Georgetown Lake this year.

The Georgetown Loop Railroad will also be hosting it’s annual 4th of July train ride and BBQ buffet.  The train departs from the Silver Plume station at 6:00 pm.  Hear the story of Clear Creek while you travel down to the Georgetown Devil’s Gate station.  Enjoy a BBQ buffet, then re-board the train and return by 8:00 pm.  Cost is $49.95 for adults, and $32.95 for children, ages 3-15.

Idaho Springs will be hosting an afternoon BBQ and live music downtown in Citizens Park from 2-9pm, and be sure to stay for the fireworks over the Charlie Taylor Waterwheel this year.

Silver Plume’s Annual 4th of July Ice Cream Social will be held from 2-4 pm at Dinger’s Park and Pavilion on Main Street, across from the George Rowe Museum. There will be an assortment of baked goods, ice cream and beverages. Proceeds will benefit People for Silver Plume, Inc. and historic preservation.

For a complete list of things to do, please visit www.ClearCreekCounty.org or www.facebook.com/VisitClearCreek

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