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Independence Day Activities
July 4, 2014

Activities —> Events and Festivals
The 2014 Silver City Independence Day Celebration is going to be fantastic.  The theme this year is "Stars and Stripes Forever".
Though the celebration is not until July 4, vendors are already asking for application forms.  So here they are!  Click on the links listed below in blue to print your copy.
The Silver City Independence Day Celebration is produced by the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by PNM and the Town of Silver City.  If you would like to receive a hard-copy of these forms, come by the Chamber of Commerce office located at 3130 Hwy. 180 East in Silver City.
For directions or additional information, call our office at (575) 538-3785.

Enjoy a small-town July 4 in Silver City, New Mexico!Come join in for the fun!
 There will be booth spaces offering various types of food choices from burritos and gortitas, to hot dogs, corn on the cob, various types of BBQ and plenty of funnel cakes, sno-cones and smoothies. Vendors will be showcasing jewelry, cutlery, apparel, games, face painting and caricatures, along with several informational and non-profit booths.

Parades, fireworks and an old-time Ice Cream Social (at the Silver City Museum) are highlights during Silver City's annual Independence Day festivities.

Good viewing areas are usually available along Highway 90 just prior to downtown. Weather and fire conditions can effect this schedule, so contact the Chamber for more information at (575) 538-3785.  Fireworks will be at dusk (approximately 9:00 p.m.)  July 4 


Silver City's July 4 Parade will take place on July 4.  It features riders and groups celebrating Grant County's Western heritage: Many participants are mounted on horseback, adding to the Old West appeal of downtown Silver City. Great viewing spots are available almost everywhere downtown, with particularly good spots on the shady side of Bullard Street.

Enjoy a small-town Fourth of July in Silver City, New Mexico!

Ice Cream Social
The Ice Cream Social is an old-fashioned community event held annually since 1984, featuring ice cream and cold beverages, musical entertainment, children's games, and the ever-popular cakewalk, held in the Silver City Museum's tree-shaded courtyard. Admission is free, with refreshments and game tickets sold.

The Museum will be open to visitors at no charge during the Ice Cream Social, and the Museum Store will also maintain the same hours. For more information, contact the Silver City Museum at (575) 538-5921 or

Enjoy a small-town Fourth of July in Silver City, New Mexico! Celebrate Grant County's agricultural and Western heritage at the Independence Day Parade through historic downtown.

Please note that information regarding destination hours of operation, seasonal closings and other information is subject to change. Please contact the destination to confirm your travel plans.



  Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1028 Silver City, NM 88062

3130 HWY 180 E, Suite C [MAP]
Silver City, NM 88061
(575) 538-3785
(800) 548-9378