Independence Day Holiday Information: 2021

Information about holiday closures, open attractions, celebrations, and safety resources associated with Independence Day.

Please note that some City services and facilities are impacted by COVID-19. View ongoing closure and limitation info beyond Independence Day.

Holiday Closures What is Open Holiday Events Safety Resources

Holiday Closures: Buses, City Offices, Libraries

Child Development Centers

Closed in observance of the holiday on Monday, July 5.

City Offices

Most City Offices are closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of the holiday.

Golf & Event Center at Balloon Fiesta Park

Closed first week of July.

Health & Social Service Centers

Closed in observance of the holiday on Monday, July 5.

KiMo Theatre

Closed for renovations.

Lucky Paws Adoption Center

Closed due to COVID.

Open Space Visitors Center

Closed on Sunday, July 4.

Senior Centers

Most centers closed on July 4 & 5 in observance of the holiday. Meal service will not operate on Monday, July 5. Learn more.

South Broadway Cultural Center

Closed on July 5.

Youth Summer Meals

Closed on Monday, July 5.

Holiday Events

This year, Albuquerque offers multiple ways to celebrate Independence Day safely!

Remember, City of Albuquerque Ordinance prohibits the sale and use of all Aerial Fireworks and Ground Audible Devices within the city limits. Report illegal fireworks.

July 4th, 2021 Fireworks at Balloon Fiesta Park

Fireworks will return to Balloon Fiesta Park on July 4, 2021. Tickets must be purchased in advance for $20 per vehicle.

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Fireworks in the Metro

A map of firework display locations taking place throughout the City on July 4, 2021

Enjoy watching firework displays hosted by the City of Albuquerque throughout the metro from your porch or backyard. The City will be launching fireworks at the parks below. Please note that the parks themselves will be closed and spectators are not allowed to gather in the parks or along the roads nearby.

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Old Town Events

The 44th Army Band featuring the Jazz Collective and Breaking Brass from New Mexico’s own National Guard will perform on Saturday, July 3 from 5-7 p.m. and the Westside Sound Big Band will perform on Sunday, July 4 from 1-3 p.m.