Fireworks will light up the skies in Minneapolis and the Twin Cities area on the 4th of July in 2018. The patriotic holiday will bring out spectators to be dazzled by the celebratory lights and sounds of Independence Day.
Red, White & Boom
July 3 @ 6 p.m.
Downtown Minneapolis Riverfront, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Red, White & Boom is a popular annual 4th of July celebration hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The evening will include free live music and entertainment for the family. The dazzling fireworks spectacular will light up the skies over the Stone Arch Bridge. The best place to watch the fireworks will be on the bridge but get there early because it fills up quickly. Some of the best places to watch the fireworks are Gold Medal Park, the Guthrie Endless Bridge, Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Calhoun), the Hennepin Avenue Bridge, and Nicollet Island.
Summer Fete in Bloomington
July 3 @ 5 p.m.
Normandie Lake Park, Bloomington, MN 55431
Summer Fete will feature two stages of family-friendly entertainment and a Kids’ Carnival area on the eve of Independence Day. The dazzling show of fireworks will blast off just after dusk.
Rock and Rockets at Mystic Lake
July 4 @ 5 p.m.
Mystic Amphitheater, Mystic Lake Casino, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake, MN55372
Celebrate the patriotic red, white and blue with music by local artists and “The Voice” stars Kat Perkins and Jesse Larson. Food trucks will be offering food and refreshments before the fireworks show. The awesome fireworks will dazzle the audience at 10 p.m.
Apple Valley Freedom Days
July 4 @ 6 p.m.
Apple Valley American Legion 1776, 14521 Granada D., Apple Valley, MN 55124
Johnny Cake Ridge Park East, 5800 140th St. W., Apple Valley, MN 55124
Apple Valley Freedom Days, which runs from June 28-July 4 offers family-friendly activities, including carnival rides, a car show, music, entertainment. On July 4 there be a Family Leisure Pre-Fireworks Party at 6 p.m., followed by the stunning fireworks spectacular at 10 p.m.
Chanhassen 4th of July Celebration
July 4 @ 10 p.m.
Lake Ann and Greenwood Shores, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Downtown Chanhassen, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Chanhassen’s Independence Day celebration will offer family-friendly entertainment, carnival rides, Taste of Chanhassen, and more July 2-4. The grand finale of the celebration will be the fireworks show at Lake Ann Park on July 4 at 10 p.m.
4th of July Celebration
July 4 @ 10 p.m
Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN
There will be three days of family fun in Coon Rapids on July 2-4, including a community parade, car show, live music, carnival, and more. The fireworks spectacular, considered one of the best in the Twin Cities, will blast off on July 4 a 10 p.m.
July 4 @ 10 a.m.
Eagan, MN 55123
Eagan will hold two days of festivities, including live music, carnival rides, and more. The patriotic fireworks display will be on July 4 and will begin at 10 p.m.
Eden Prairie 4th of July Hometown Celebration
July 4 @ 10 p.m.
Round Lake Park, 16691 Valley View Rd., Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Eden Prairie’s 4th of July Hometown Celebration will offer a day of family-friendly activities, games, live music, and more. Independence Day fireworks display will light up the skies at 10 p.m.
Lake Minnetonka 4th of July Celebration
July 4 @ 7 a.m.
Commons Park, Excelsior, MN 55331
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce will host an Independence Day Parade and a day of family-friendly activities. The 34th Infantry Red The National Anthem performed by the 34th infantry Red Bull Band at 9:55 p.m., followed by the fireworks spectacular.
Richfield Red White & Blue Days
July 4 @ 9 p.m.
ICE Arena Parking Lot, Richfield, MN 55423
Red White & Blues Days will be a three-day celebration on July 2-4. Join the fun as Richfield attempts to break the Guinness World Record for “Most People lighting a glow stick simultaneously” at 9:45 p.m. The grand finale of the Independence Day fun will be the fireworks spectacular at 10 p.m.
Rosefest 2018 July 4 Party in the Park
July 4 @ 1 p.m.
Central Park, 2540 Lexington Ave. North, Roseville, MN 55113
Roseville will offer an afternoon and evening of family fun, including carnival activities, live music, and food vendors. The fireworks will sparkle over Bennett Lake at 10 p.m.
Independence Day Celebration in Stillwater
July 4 @ 10 p.m.
Pioneer Park and Lowell Park, Stillwater, MN 55082
The entire family will enjoy the live music at Pioneer Park prior to the 10 p.m. fireworks show.
June 14-July 4 @ 8 p.m.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Manitou Days will conclude its three weeks of family-friendly events with a grand finale that will include an 8:30 p.m. flyover of T-6 airplanes, followed by sparkling fireworks over White Bear Lake.
72nd Annual July 4th Fireworks
July 4 @ 3 p.m.
Hester Park & Wilson Park, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Independence Day will be celebrated with an afternoon of music in the park followed by the July 4th fireworks.