Parades, fishing contests, car shows and of course FIREWORKS are all available on one special day in a variety of west metro locations – check out the list below to find a great way to celebrate our nation’s most patriotic holiday!
July 2 – 4, below are highlights for July 4:
7-10am Adult Fishing Contest
10-11am Costume Contest, winners ride in cars at parade
10-1pm Classic Car Show
10-4pm Rotary Club Taste of Chanhassen & Beer & Wine Garden
11-noon Kids Fishing Contest & Sand Sculpture Contest at Lake Ann
11:45am Live Music featuring American Bootleg
2:30pm July 4th Parade
10 pm Fireworks Spectacular at Lake Ann Park
All events are held in downtown Chanhassen at City Center Park at 7700 Market Boulevard and at Lake Ann.
Dusk City of Chaska Fireworks
Launched near Lake Jonathan in McKnight Park. Best vantage points are from McKnight Park, Jonathan Elementary and the Chaska Commons at 142 Pioneer Trail.
9am Optimists 5k Run
10-7pm Beach, Canoeing and Paddleboarding
10-8pm Splash Pad
Noon-9pm Inflatable Fun
Noon-11pm Food and Drinks
3-4:30pm Kids Beach Party at the Park
4-7pm BMX Demonstrations & K-9 Demonstrations
4-9 pm Bingo
5 & 6:15pm Magic Show with Michael Madden
8pm Music from Synergy
All events are at Round Lake Park at 16691 Valley View Road in Eden Prairie.
10am 4th of July Parade, begins behind Edina City Hall, ends at US Bank parking lot
10pm Fireworks at Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St., Edina
7:30am Firecracker Runs (1 mile, 5K & 10K)
9am Sand Sculpture Contest
11am Water Street Kids’ Parade and Popsicle Social
4pm rothers & Others Band
5:30 Firefly Forest Band
7:30pm Ornery Bastards Band
9:55 The National Anthem Performed by Kate Raddatz
Dusk The Best Fireworks on Lake Minnetonka
Commons Park in Excelsior
5-10:30pm Music, Food & Fun
Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Coolers, picnic baskets and outside food and beverages are not permitted.
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd NW, Prior Lake
Dusk Fireworks ─ launched from Lake Waconia Regional Park
Bring blankets, beach towels or lawn chairs and bug spray! Best views are from a boat on Lake Waconia.