Looking for a Place to Celebrate the 4th of July? Here’s a list of West Metro Independence Day Events

Looking for a Place to Celebrate the 4th of July? Here’s a list of West Metro Independence Day Events

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!

Chanhassen: 4th of July Celebration

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.

Chaska ─ Fireworks

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.

Eden Prairie 4th of July Hometown Celebration 

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
10pm             Fireworks

All events are at Round Lake Park at 16691 Valley View Road in Eden Prairie.

Edina Independence Day Parade & Fireworks

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

Excelsior Lake Minnetonka 4th of July Celebration

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

Mystic Lake Rock and Rockets

5-10:30pm       Music, Food & Fun
10pm               Fireworks
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

Waconia 4th of July Fireworks over Lake Waconia

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.

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