4th of July is here – and many local events are back on! Here are a few celebrations you can take part in. We also have included links to several of our favorite summer-related guides as well as at-home activities you can enjoy at the bottom of this post if you want to celebrate in your own special way!
Anoka’s 23rd Annual Fireworks Display | Anoka Fireworks will light up the night sky on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Castle Field (600 Castle Field Blvd/7th Ave.). Admission is free! Concessions will be available for purchase.
Blaine Fireworks | Blaine Fireworks will launch from the National Sports Center at 10pm. Visit the website for parking and safety information!
Coon Rapids 4th of July Celebration | Coon Rapids Special events held July 3rd and 4th including a carnival, parade, car show, live music, 5K, fun run, fireworks, and more! Full printout available on the website.
Hometown Celebration | Woodbury At the HealthEast Sports Center, your family can enjoy concessions, kids activities, and fireworks. There also will be free open field house time and you can skate for a small fee. Free splash pad is also always open!
Stillwater 4th of July Celebration | Stillwater Fireworks will not be available this year however free entertainment will occur! A variety of live music will be offered at various locations. See the website for specifics!
4th of July Hometown Celebration | Eden Prairie Visit Round Lake for 4th of July fun! Activities will be held from the 2nd-4th including children’s entertainment, live music, beach open for swimming and picnics, and fireworks will round out the evening at dusk.
Edina 4th of July Celebration | Edina Parade will be held July 3rd! It will also be broadcast live to the City of Edina Facebook if you prefer to watch from home! Note: fireworks will not happen this year due to COVID-19.
Lake Minnetonka 4th of July | Minnetonka / Excelsior Enjoy Firecracker runs, a kids parade, popsicle social, and fireworks!
St. Louis Park Fireworks Celebration | St. Louis Park Have a night to remember with your family and friends watching one of the best fireworks shows in the Twin Cities! There will be food trucks, vendors, and fireworks to music! DJ Bob entertainment 7 – 10 p.m. Fireworks begin promptly at 10 p.m. Rain date is July 5.
Eagan Funfest | Eagan While the carnival and parade are cancelled for 2021, Eagan Funfest will still have fireworks, a kids bike parade, a blood drive, a scavenger hunt, and the new FunFeast, where you can dine at local restaurants for a chance to win prizes.
Freedom Days | Apple Valley Events will be held from Wednesday, June 30th to July 5th! Car show, parade, fishing contest, and fireworks. See their website for a specific events schedule!
Northfield Fireworks Display | Northfield Fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 3 starting at 10 p.m. at Northfield Middle School. Viewing areas near the fireworks display include Northfield Middle School parking lot and south fields, Tyler Park, and the fields north of Jefferson Parkway. In case of bad weather, an alternate day is scheduled for July 5, 10 p.m. at Northfield Middle School.
Pan O Prog | Lakeville A week FULL of fun! From July 4-11th, you can enjoy all sorts of festivities including bingo, bowling, live music, a carnival, cruise night car show, fireworks, parade, and more! Visit their website for a complete schedule.
4th in the Park | St. Paul One of the longest running parades in Minnesota! Kick things off with an early morning distance race. Enjoy the colorful parade and stake out a patch of grass to enjoy an afternoon of music, games, volleyball & horseshoe tournaments. End the day at our Back to the 4th Happy Hour, featuring the Rocking Hollywoods! Parade starts at 11am.