This 4th of July will be different, there's no way around it, but it can still be memorable. Especially if you live in the Colorado Springs area.
In addition to 10 fireworks shows across El Paso County, Colorado Springs will also have a special Independence Day helicopter flyover conducted by Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division, in cooperation with the city of Colorado Springs and several other community organizations.
A Blackhawk helicopter flyover will take place Saturday, July 4, from approximately 6:55 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The flyover route will include Weidner Field, Banning Lewis Ranch, Falcon Freedom Days at Meridian Ranch, the Club at Flying Horse, Garden of the Gods, Patty Jewett Golf Course, the Broadmoor, Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, the Broadmoor Shrine, and Fort Carson.
These same locations will feature fireworks displays at 9 p.m. on Saturday.