Where to see July 3 and July 4 fireworks in the Twin Cities

It’s Fourth of July weekend, and that means fireworks. But many cities hold their fireworks shows on July 3, including the first ever holiday fireworks at the new CHS Field in downtown St. Paul. And if you’re in the Waconia area, you’ll get a double dose of fireworks from the Taste of Minnesota and the city of Waconia on the Fourth.

Friday, July 3 fireworks

St. Paul
Starting at dusk, following the Saints game at CHS Field.

Taste of Minnesota, Waconia
Fireworks starting at 10:20 p.m. Carver County Fairgrounds, 501 W. 3rd Street.

Canterbury Park, Shakopee
Starting at dusk. Free for kids 17 and under, $8 for adults. Live horse racing in the afternoon.

Bloomington
Starting at dusk at Normandale Lake Park, W. 84th Street and Normandale Lake Blvd.

Anoka
Starting at dusk. The city suggests Castle Field near Anoka High School as the best viewing spot.

Hudson, Wis.
Starting at dusk from Lakefront Park.

Saturday, July 4 fireworks

Minneapolis
Red, White and Boom celebration, with fireworks at 10 p.m. at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park near St. Anthony Falls and the Stone Arch Bridge.

St. Paul
Starting at dusk, following the Saints game at CHS Field.

Lake Minnetonka
Starting at dusk from the south shore of Excelsior Bay.

Taste of Minnesota, Waconia
Starting at 10:20 p.m. from the Carver County Fairgrounds, 501 W. 3rd Street.

Apple Valley
Starting at 10 p.m. from Johnny Cake Ridge Park East.

Chanhassen
Starting at 10 p.m. from Lake Ann Park,.

Coon Rapids
Starting at 10 p.m. near Coon Rapids Ice Center.

Delano
Starting at 10:30 p.m. at Central Park.

Eagan
Starting at 10 p.m. at Central Park

Eden Prairie
Starting at 10 p.m. at Round Lake Park

Edina
Starting at dusk at Rosland Park.

Forest Lake
Starting at 10 p.m. from American Legion Post 225.

Lakeville
Starting at dusk from Lakeville North High School.

Maplewood
Starting at 10 p.m. at Hazelwood Park.

Prior Lake
Starting at 10 p.m. at Lakefront Park.

Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake
Starting at dusk

Richfield
Starting at dusk at Veterans Memorial Park.

Roseville
Starting at 10 p.m. at Central Park.

St. Louis Park
Starting at 10 p.m. from  Aquila Park.

Waconia
Starting at 10 p.m. at Lake Waconia Regional Park.

White Bear Lake
Starting at dusk at Memorial Beach Park

Woodbury
Starting at dusk from  Bielenberg Sports Center.


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