The City of Loveland’s Independence Day Celebration will take place on Tuesday, July 4. Large events such as this require temporary road closures and parking restrictions. The closures will be managed by on-duty law enforcement officers.
Anyone traveling downtown is asked to exercise caution due to the high volume of pedestrians crossing city streets.
Temporary Road Closures
The following road sections will be temporarily closed from 2 to 11 p.m. to through traffic:
Additionally, there will be temporary road closures for the parade route from approximately 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The parade route is as follows:
- Start at Loveland-Madeira Road near Loveland Elementary School
- North on Loveland-Madeira Road to West Loveland Avenue
- West Loveland Avenue to the State Route 48/Second Street intersection
During the fireworks from approximately 10-10:30 p.m., West Loveland Avenue will be closed from Riverside Drive to Karl Brown Way.
Some parking will be restricted due to parade and shuttle routes. Various parking spaces will be affected on the following streets:
- West Loveland Avenue in Historic Downtown
- Park Avenue
- Riverside Drive
- Third Street
- Railroad Avenue
- Harrison Avenue
Kiwanis Park, including the Matt Haverkamp Foundation Dog Park, will be closed to event parking. Please note the dog park will close at noon on July 4.
The city operates more than 10 free public lots. View parking map.
Parking fees will be waived in the City Hall/Works lot on July 4.
There are also private lots throughout Historic Downtown. Please note fees may be charged to park in these lots.
We encourage eventgoers to take advantage of FREE shuttle rides! Shuttles will run continuously from 4-11 p.m. Park-and-ride shuttle locations will be at Loveland High School (1 Tiger Trail) and the Loveland Early Childhood Center (6740 Loveland-Miamiville Road). Drop-off locations will be at Riverside Drive (near Veterans’ Memorial) and Third Street (near Whistle Stop Clay Works).
Please note eventgoers will need to walk approx. 1-2 blocks to the festivities from the drop-off locations.