2017 Guide to Twin Cities 4th of July Celebrations

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Throw on your best red, white, and blue and celebrate the 4th of July at one of these family-friendly celebrations! From fireworks and parades to live music and great food, you can enjoy the sights of the season at an event near you! 

Coon Rapids Fourth of July Community Celebration
Where:
Boulevard Park, Coon Rapids
When:
 Sunday, July 2nd-Tuesday, July 4th
Activities: 
Firecracker 5K/10K/Kids Sparkler Dash, parade, carnival games, rides, food, live music, bingo, car show, and fireworks


Blaine’s July 4th Firework Show
Where: 
Blaine National Sports Center
When:
 Tuesday, July 4th, 10:00pm
Activities:
Firework show 


Anoka Independence Day Celebration
Where:
Castle Field
When:
 Monday, July 3rd-Tuesday, July 4th
Activities: 
Fireworks, legion alumni baseball game, live music, celebrity kickball tournament, ice cream social


Forest Lake 4th of July
Where:
Forest Lake American Legion
When:
 Friday, June 30th-Tuesday, July 4th
Activities: 
Carnival, bingo, food, live music, parade, fireworks

Manitou Days
Where:
White Bear Lake
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 2pm-Dark
Activities:
Live music, hot dog eating contest, free hot dogs for everyone, T-6 flyover, fireworks, and more! 


Rosefest
Where:
Roseville’s Central Park
When:
 Tuesday, July 4th, 1pm-10pm
Activities:
Carnival activites, inflatables, puppet shows, food vendors, and live music


Stillwater’s 4th of July Celebration
Where:
Lowell Park in Stillwater
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 7pm-Dusk
Activities:
St. Croix Jazz Orchestra performance and choreographed fireworks over the river


Fourth of July Hometown Celebration
Where: 
HealthEast Sports Center
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 6pm-Dark
Activities: 
Fireworks display, live music, concessions, paid ice skating, free open field house, splash pad & park nearby


Cottage Grove 4th of July Celebration
Where: 
Kingston Park 
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Activities: 
Cookout, concessions for sale, kids activities, fireworks

Eagan Fun Fest
Where:
Eagan’s Central Park
When:
Monday, July 3rd-Tuesday, July 4th 
Activities:
Carnival rides and games, bike parade, live music, card tournament, blood drive, huge parade and fireworks!


Prior Lake’s 4th of July Celebration
Where:
Upper Prior Lake
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 1pm-Dark
Activities:  
Annual boat parade at 1pm, and a fireworks display on Lower Prior Lake usually after 10 p.m


Freedom Days
Where:
Johnny Cake Ridge Park East, Apple Valley
When:
Tuesday, June 27th-Tuesday, July 4th
Activities:
Fishing derby, carnival, car and motorcycle show, vendor fair, live music, golf tournament, bike rodeo, family fun night, huge parade and fireworks show


Summer Fete
Where:
Normandale Lake Park, Bloomington
When:
Monday, July 3rd, 5pm-Dark
Activities:
Kids carnival, inflatables, live music and fireworks


Happy Birthday America Parade
Where:
Lions Park, Shakopee
When: 
Friday, June 30th, 10:30am-12:30pm
Activities: 
Decorate your bike, trike, or wagon and ride in the parade! Entertainment and popsicles to follow!


Richfield 4th of July Celebration
Where:
Normandale Lake Park, Bloomington
When:
Sunday, July 2nd-Tuesday, July 4th
Activities: 
Family night, street dance, car show, entertainment, and fireworks


City of Edina’s 4th of July Parade
Where:
Begins near Edina City Hall
When:
Tuesday, July 4th
Activities: 
Parade and fireworks show

Lake Minnetonka 4th of July Celebration
Where:
Commons Park in Excelsior
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 7:30am-Dusk
Activities: 
Firecracker Runs (1 mile, 5K & 10K), Sand Sculpture Contest at kids beach, Water Street Kids’ Parade and Popsicle Social, petting zoo, live music, fireworks over Lake Minnetonka


St. Louis Park Celebration
Where:
Aquila Park in St. Louis Park
When:
Tuesday, July 4th, 7pm-10:30pm
Activities:
Concessions, live music, vendors and fireworks


Chanhassen’s 4th of July Celebration
Where:
City Center Park
When:
Sunday, July 2nd-Tuesday, July 4th
Activities: 
Family night, pony rides, MN Twins youth baseball clinic, carnival games & rides, live music, parade, fireworks, and more!


4th of July Hometown Celebration – Eden Prairie
Where:
Round Lake Park
When:
Tuesday, July 4th 7:30am-11:00pm
Activities: 
Pickleball tournament, 5K run, giant games, inflatables, food & drinks, bingo, karaoke, and more!

Minneapolis Red, White & Boom
Where:
Downtown Minneapolis River Front
When:
Monday, July 3-Tuesday, July 4
Activities: 
Live music, outdoor movie, Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay, and 5K, family activities, fireworks


Tangletown Neighborhood 4th of July
Where:
Fuller Park
When:
Tuesday, July 4
Activities: 
Parade and festival with carnival games, refreshments, and live music


Fourth of July at Langford Park
Where:
Langford Park
When:
Tuesday, July 4
Activities: 
Distance race, parade, music, games, volleyball and horseshoe tournaments


Independence Day Celebration
Where:
Historic Fort Snelling
When:
Tuesday, July 4
Activities: 
Just like in the 1800s, hear cannon and musket salutes, watch a military dress parade, listen to fife and drum music and attend a mock battle!


4th of July at CHS Field
Where:
CHS Field
When:
Tuesday, July 4, 6:30pm-Dark
Activities: 
Watch Space Jam at 7:30pm with fireworks following at 10:00pm

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