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Due to the coronavirus known as COVID-19, Salida’s Fourth of July celebration will look a little different this year. But the planned events will include activities for everyone and spread people around the town to help maintain social distancing.

Image courtesy of SBA

The City of Salida invites you to flaunt your mask and join in their mask and costume contest. To qualify, take a photo of your mask/costume and tag @Salidabusinessalliance on Facebook or Instagram.

Along with this theme, the Salida Business Association (SBA) will host the following events:

  • Chalk Art in Alpine Park from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Stationary Mas(k)querade Parade from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Lights with Bikes at 9 p.m. (Click here for Bike parade route)

Salida’s Fourth of July Bike With Lights. Image courtesy of SBA


There will be food and drinks available at restaurants and bars throughout Salida as well as shopping opportunities at local stores. The SBA encourages participants to “Shop, Eat, Enjoy the Promenade.”

People can pre-register for the Chalk Art event in Alpine Park by emailing your name and contact information to

To register for the Stationary Mas(k)querade click here. Those who wish to participate are encouraged to register soon as space is limited.

At dusk on the 4th of July, the city of Salida will put on its annual fireworks display on Tenderfoot Mountain; a location which can  be seen all over the city from safe vantage points. Its message to residents and visitors; have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend, so it is reminding all participants to practice social distancing and wear a facemask.

For more information on the listed events click here.