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In case you’re still making last minute plans for the fourth of July we put together a comprehensive list of fireworks displays and other events celebrating Independence Day.


Fireworks — Friday July 4


Apple Valley: Fireworks at 10pm at Johnny Cake Ridge Park

Blaine: Fireworks at 10pm at the National Sports Center

Bloomington: Fireworks at 10pm at Normandale Lake Park

Chanhassen: Fireworks start at 10pm at Lake Ann Park

Chaska: Fireworks start at 10pm at McKnight Park

Coon Rapids: Fireworks at 10pm

Eagan: Fireworks at 10pm at Eagan Festival Grounds

Eden Prairie: Fireworks at 10pm at Round Lake Park

Edina: Fireworks at 10pm at Rosland Park

Excelsior: Fireworks start at 10pm.  Commons Park in Excelsior is the hub of Excelsior fireworks activities

Maplewood: Fireworks start at 10pm in Hazelwood Park

Marine on St. Croix: Fireworks at 10pm in the Village Square

Minneapolis: Fireworks start at 10pm along the river in Downtown Minneapolis

Prior Lake: 10pm at Mystic Lake Casino

Richfield: 10pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park

Roseville: Fireworks at 10pm in Central Park

St. Cloud: Fireworks at 10pm best viewed between Wilson and Hester parks

St. Louis Park:  Fireworks at 10pm at Aquila Park

St. Paul: Fireworks begin at 10pm at the State Capital Mall

Stillwater: Fireworks begin at 10pm in Downtown Stillwater.

White Bear Lake: Fireworks begin at 10pm at Memorial Beach

Woodbury: Fireworks begin at 10pm at Bielenberg Sports Center



Fireworks – Saturday, July 5

Delano: Fireworks begin at 10pm in Central Park.

Mendota Heights: Fireworks at 10pm at Mendakota Country Club



Other Independence Day Activities


Taste of Minnesota

A series of concerts andJuly 3 through July 6, Carver County Fairgrounds

Thursday, July 3

8:30 pm – Soul Asylum


Friday, July 4

8:30pm – Starship


Saturday, July 5

8:30pm – Halestorm


Sunday, July 6

8:30pm – Joe Nichols

Delano 4th of July Celebration

Minnesota’s oldest and largest fourth of July celebration includes a 5k, a bean bag tournament , parade, food and fireworks.


Friday, July 4

9:15am -  5k race

10:30am – 4th of July Parade


Saturday, July 5

10:00am – Bean Bag Tournament

10:00am – Fireman Waterball Tournament


Fort Snelling Independence Day Celebration

8am to 5pm on July 4th — Cannon salutes, War of 1812 reenactment, fife and drum music, plus more.


Lake Minnetonka 4th of July Airshow

7:45pm to 9pm  — Excelsior Bay and surrounding area


Minneapolis Red, White and Boom

This two day celebration includes music, food, running races and of course fireworks

Thursday, July 3

Hot Dam 5k – 6:30pm at the Stone Arch Bridge

Live Music and Movie –7pm  at the Nicollet Island Amphitheater


Friday, July 4

TC Half Marathon – 6:30am beginning in Northeast Minneapolis

Red, White and Boom Fireworks – 10pm along the downtown Minneapolis riverfront


Firecracker 5k and 10k

8:30am – City of Excelsior