4th Fest Colorado FAQ




Alcohol consumption at 4th Fest will only be permitted inside the stadium, in the stadium Cantina, and on the enclosed Cantina Patio. No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed to be brought onto the complex and consumption of alcohol will not be permitted in other areas.


With the exception of service animals, there will be no animals or pets of any kind allowed on the Dick's Sporting Goods Park complex.


Yes, there is an ATM located on the west side of the stadium next to the ticket office between gates “F” and “G”


The festival outside the stadium will be free for fans to attend. There is no charge for parking on the complex. There is also no charge for fans taking public transportation or walking onto the complex.

Tickets for the Rapids' match vs. New York Red Bulls are on sale now BY CLICKING HERE. Fans will need to hold a Rapids game ticket to enter the stadium at any time during the day. All guests who are 3 years of age or older require a game ticket to enter the stadium.

This event is one of the most popular games of the season, and will sell out soon, so make sure to get your tickets early. To purchase your tickets, call the Rapids at (303) 825-GOAL or order online by CLICKING HERE. Tickets can also be purchased at the stadium box office and at the ticket kiosks located inside all Colorado Dick's Sporting Goods retail locations.


For a list of answers to frequently asked questions about Dick's Sporting Goods Park, including everything from driving directions to public transportation to prohibited items CLICK HERE


Flash Seats is a paperless ticketing system that allows fans to register online and then to simply come to the stadium, scan a photo ID or credit card, and walk right in. If fans can’t make it to the game, Flash Seats also allows transferring or re-selling tickets to anyone else in a safe and secure environment! For details visit FlashSeats.com.


Several private events and activities will be taking place on the fields complex on July 4th. For 4th Fest, berms surrounding the fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park will be open to fans to sit on for the fireworks show after the events end!


There is no parking fee at Dick's Sporting Goods Park! Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Once all the paved parking lots are full, parking will be made available in the dirt lots surrounding the complex.

Be advised that all roads leading into the complex and stadium will be completely closed to traffic starting at 8:30pm and will not reopen until after 10pm.

Events are taking place on the complex all day, so make sure to plan ahead and arrive early for the best parking spots!



  • animals or pets
  • sparklers, firecrackers or fireworks of any kind
  • open flames
  • alcohol
  • grills with open flame are prohibited (Propane grills are allowed in designated tailgating areas only, see information in "Tailgating" below.  For more information)
  • stakes driven into the ground
  • weapons of any kind
  • illegal drugs
  • un-approved pamphlets, advertisements, or handouts
  • selling or distributing of any goods or services without prior consent from the Rapids
  • no overnight camping will be permitted
  • Vuvuzellas


A silent auction will be held at the Community Relations Table at the top of section 129.


Smoking is not allowed on or near the fields. Any cigarette butts left behind will be deemed as litter and could result in the client receiving a fine. Smoking is allowed in designated areas around the stadium only.


Propane grills are allowed for tailgating in the paved parking lots. Respect your fellow fans by only occupying one parking space and using the space directly behind your vehicle or in adjacent landscape areas to tailgate.


As with all MLS games, in the case of inclement weather the MLS Referee will make all final decisions regarding the play of game.

In the event of severe weather that could hinder the fireworks show, please follow us on: ColoradoRapids.com, Facebook and Twitter for important announcements.


The Colorado Rapids strongly encourage all fans that have pre-ordered their tickets to pick them up at Will Call prior to the 4th of July. Fans can pick up their Will-Call tickets any time at the stadium's West Box Office, which is open 9am-5pm M-F, 10am-3pm on Saturdays and on Rapids game days until the start of the second half.