The 4th of July weekend is almost here - seems like we were just complaining about the snow 2 weeks ago.

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So, where can you go to see the fireworks for the 4th of July in Central Minnesota?  There are actually several locations to do that, some on the 3rd and some on the 4th and some on both days.  Just depends on where you are and what's most convenient for you and your family.

St Cloud Fireworks

St. Cloud fireworks is busy organizing the event that will be in Hester and Wilson parks including food trucks, entertainment and of course, the fireworks at dusk.

St. Joe - Joetown Rocks

This event is over two days. The 3rd is a giant event in the parking lot across from the church of St. Joseph. The 4th is the parade at 10 am.


Lots of events in Annandale.  Parade, kiddie parade, boat parade, carnival, and fireworks

Willmar Lakes Area

Spicer has a 4th of July celebration that lasts all weekend long.

Spicer's 4th of July Celebration 2023 July 1-4, 2023 Join the fun in Spicer during their 4-Day 4th of July Celebration! Enjoy a Briggs Motley Arts, Crafts & Gift Show, Grand Day Parade, Street Dance, Fireworks and much more! July 1st - Hoops by the Lake 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at 8am July 1st - Spicer Street Dance featuring BellaDiva from 8-11pm July 2nd-4th Spicer Treasureland Market from 9am-5pm July 2nd - Green Lake Road Race at 7am


Brainerd Lakes area has a celebration that starts at 6pm on the 4th with a parade, and there will be entertainment, food, drinks and activities including a family relay race until the fireworks at about 10:15pm.

Elk River


4th of July parade starting at 10:30am

We will update with more information as we get it.

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