Where To Get Your July 4th Ooohs And Aaahs
Monday, July 2nd, 2012
The weather is shaping up to be a warm and delightful Independence Day this coming July 4th. So just where can you find some fantastic fireworks to fill your yearly quota of ooh and aah exclamations? Glad you asked, we’ve put together a list of a few communities around Eagle Ridge where you could go to enjoy bright, multicolored explosions.
Celebrate by attending the 40th annual Music in Plymouth on Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:30PM. An evening of music and entertainment will be concluded by a fireworks display which is choreographed to music.
Starting at 10:30AM there will be a parade, and at 10:30PM will be the fireworks. There’s also softball tournaments, an entertainment tent, and a 5k race. For more information check out the website here.
The Minneapolis “Red, White & Boom” celebration on the Minneapolis Downtown Riverfront begins Tuesday, July 3rd with a 5K Fun Run at 6:30PM at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park. You can listen to live music and watch movies in the Nicollet Island Pavillion starting at 7:00PM with the band “Romantica” and a showing of “Captain America” at 9:00PM.
On July 4th, the day begins with the TC Half Marathon at 6:30AM on Historic Main Street. Then four stages featuring live music kick off at 3:30PM, family activities and entertainment start at 6:00PM at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, and finally, fireworks at 10:00PM.
There are also celebrations at Powderhorn Park which start at noon with live music, food vendors and a fireworks display at 10:00PM. The park is located at 3400 15th Avenue South.
More information about the Minneapolis events can be found at this website.
ST. PAUL: Harriet Island
Watch fireworks at dusk on the 4th of July launched from Harriet Island, which begins at dusk.
While Maple Grove is not having a fireworks display on July 4th, you can still get plenty of fireworks on Saturday, July 14, as a part of Maple Grove Days. Fireworks are scheduled for 10:00PM and will be launched from West Arbor Lake, behind the Maple Grove Community Center.
Have a safe and happy Independence Day!