4th of July Fireworks in Southeast Minnesota – 2019 Guide
We've compiled a list of places to check out incredible 2019 4th of July firework shows and Independence Day celebrations around Southeast Minnesota. Get all the details of each event listed below in alphabetical order and in the interactive map above.
If you know of a July 4th fireworks celebration in Southern Minnesota that is not included on this list, please let us know by sending us an email here and we'll get it added to the map.
Albert Lea Parade and Fireworks
The annual 3rd of July parade in Albert Lea begins at the Fairgrounds, traveling south on bridge ave, turns west on Fountain street, turns south on St. Mary Ave, ending at Central Park. On July 4th, Bayside Skiers Ski show at Fountain Lake and fireworks at dusk.
Location: Fountain Lake
Address: Albert Lea, MN 56007
Dates/Times: Parade on July 3rd at 12pm, Fireworks at dusk
Location: Bandshell Park in Austin
Address: 4th Street and 9th Place SW, Austin, MN
Dates/Times: All day July 3rd & 4th, Fireworks at dusk both nights.
Blooming Prairie Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
The largest 4th of July celebration in Southern Minnesota with events July 3rd and 4th including a parade and fireworks show on July 4th.
Location: Victory Field Park
Address: 202 4th Ave NW, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
Dates/Times: July 3-4, Parade (2:30pm-4pm) and Fireworks (10pm) on July 4th
Click here for events schedule.
Cannon Valley Fair
Along with all of the rides at The Cannon Valley Fair in Cannon Falls, there will be a Grand Parade, circus performances, harness horse racing, magic shows, music, and a fireworks show on the 4th of July.
Location: Cannon Valley Fair
Address: 800 N 9th St, Cannon Falls, MN 55009
Date/Times: Parade at 11am, circus at 2pm, 4pm & 7pm, horse races at 2pm, magic shows at 3pm & 5pm, live music 6p, Fireworks at dusk
Admission: Free on July 4th
Deer Creek Speedway
One of the areas largest FIREWORKS displays! Weekly racing action featuring USRA Modifieds & B-Mods, WISSOTA Super Stocks, Midwest Modifieds & Street Stocks. Slingshots race on Button Buck Speedway at 3:00pm.
Location: Deer Creek Speedway
Address: 25262 US Hwy 63, Spring Valley, MN 55975
Date/Time: June 29 - racing starts at 6pm
Admission: Adults $15, Seniors/Students $13, Kids 12 and under free.
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Dover Independence Day
This event is on Wednesday, July 3 with meals in the park, Kids pedal pull, root beer floats, music in the park, and fireworks at dusk.
Location: Dover Park
Address: Park Ave., Dover, MN 55929
Date/Time: July 3rd - 5:30p -10pm. Fireworks at dusk
Eitzen 4th of July Family Fun Fest
Breakfast, flea market, pedal pull, beer garden, food stands, supercross racing, raffle, grand parade, spectacular fireworks, and so much more! See the event flyer here.
Location: Eitzen, MN 55931
Date/Times: July 4th, Various event times, fireworks at dusk.
Location: Tustin Park
Address: Elysian, MN 56028
Date/Times: Parade - July 4th 2 pm to 5 pm | Fireworks July 5th, starting at 10 pm
Faribault Fireworks Display
The City of Faribault 4th of July fireworks will be after the Music in the Park concert with the Gold Star Band in South Alexander Park.
Location: South Alexander Park
Address: 909 7th Ave NW, Faribault, MN 55021
Date/Time: Music starts at 7pm, Fireworks at 10pm
Harmony 4th of July Celebration
Enjoy food, drinks, petting zoo, toad races, fireworks, and more in the biggest little town in Southeast Minnesota! Grand Parade at 4 PM and live entertainment from Jim Busta Band featuring Mollie B.
Location: North Park
Address: Harmony, MN 55939
Dates/Times: July 4th - Kiddie Parade at 2:45 pm, Grand Parade at 3pm, Fireworks at dusk.
Grand Meadow's annual community celebration is June 28th-30th with various events like a car show, parade, 5k run, and fun activities for kids. Grand Meadow's Fireworks are scheduled for July 4th at dusk.
Location: Grand Meadow
Dates/Times: Meadowfest is 6/28-6/30 - Fireworks on July 4th at dusk
Mankato Red, Hot, Boom
A free, family-friendly 4th of July concert with City Mouse and the Mankato Symphony Orchestra followed by the Red, Hot, Boom fireworks display.
Location: Vetter Amphitheater at Riverfront Park
Address: 310 W Rock St, Mankato, MN 56001
Dates/Times: July 4th - concert starts at 7pm, fireworks at 10pm
Mazeppa Daze Celebration and Fireworks Displays
The big Mazeppa Daze celebration kicks off Friday, July 12th with the parade, street dance, live music with JT & the Gunslingers and a mini fireworks display at dusk. The big Mazeppa Daze fireworks display will be on Saturday, July 13th at dusk preceded by the pancake breakfast, volleyball and softball tournaments, 5k fun run/walk, kids carnival, duck races, bingo, BBQ dinner and live music from the Sheet Rockers. Click here for the complete list of events and times.
New Prague Independence Day Celebration
Food trucks and Fireworks
Location: Middle School Ball Fields
Address: 721 Central Ave N, New Prague, MN 56071
Date/Time: July 3rd - food trucks at 7pm, fireworks at dusk (10pm)
Northfield July 4 Festivities and Fireworks
Fireworks will be launched from the kickball diamond of the Northfield Middle School at dusk. You can watch from the green spaces around the middle and high schools, Bridgewater Elementary, and nearby Tyler Park.
Location: Northfield Middle School
Address: 2200 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057
Dates/Times: July 4th fireworks start at 10 pm.
North Morristown 4th of July Celebration
It's the oldest 4th of July Celebration in Minnesota! The parade starts at 10 am and the fireworks start at 10 pm.
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
Address: 10500 215th St. W Morristown, MN 55052
Date/Times: July 4th - Parade 10 am | Fireworks
Oronoco 4th of July Fireworks
Just north of Rochester, the town of Oronoco will be having a fireworks show at Oronoco Park starting at 10 pm on July 4th.
Location: Oronoco Park
Address: 3rd Ave NW, Oronoco, MN 55960
Date/Times: July 4th, 10 pm fireworks
Owatonna Early Edition Rotary Club Fireworks Display
The fireworks display is funded by donations from the public. You can donate by rounding up your purchase totals at Fairway Foods and Ace Hardware in Owatonna, mail a check to Owatonna Chamber of Commerce. The Girls Sweden soccer team will be collecting donations at the event.
Location: Steele County Fair Grounds
Address: 1525 S Cedar Ave, Owatonna, MN 55060
Date/Time: July 4 at 10pm
Admission: Free - donations greatly appreciated
Red Wing 4th of July Fireworks
Watch the amazing fireworks shine over Red Wing.
Location: Bay Point Park
Address: 1303 Levee Road, Red Wing, MN 55066
Date/Time: July 4th 7-10pm
Rochester Honkers Game
Those wanting to get an early start to fireworks season will not want to miss the Rochester Honkers Fireworks Extravaganza. Taking place on Friday, June 28th immediately after the Honkers baseball game.
Location: Mayo Field
Address: 403 E. Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904
Dates/Times: June 28th, 7:05 game time; fireworks display following the game
Admission: Ticket info can be found here.
Rochester's Salute to the 4th with Petty Fever
Silver Lake Park will again be the home of Rochester's firework celebration. Riverside Concerts, the City of Rochester, Rochester Parks & Recreation, and The Commission present A Salute to the 4th featuring award-winning Tom Petty tribute band PETTY FEVER on Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 PM with fireworks at 10:00 PM.
Location: Silver Lake Park
Address: 700 West Silver Lake Drive NE, Rochester, MN 55906
Dates/Times: July 4th, 8:30 pm concert; 10 pm fireworks display
St. Charles Light Up the Sky Fireworks Display
There will be food vendors on site and fireworks show put on by the St. Charles Fire Department. More details coming soon.
Location: St. Charles High School Ballfield
Address: 600 East 6th
Date/Time: July 4th - Fireworks at 10pm.
Stewartville Summerfest Parade and Fireworks
Stewartville’s Fireworks Show will be the evening of July 4th, as part of their Summerfest activities. The festivities start that evening with a Grand Parade at 6:30 pm, followed by fireworks in Florence Park at dusk.
Location: Florence Park
Address: Lakeshore Dr. NW, Stewartville, MN 55976
Dates/Times: July 4th, 6:30 pm grand parade; fireworks at dusk
Treasure Island Independence Day Celebration
This event is outdoors and is rain or shine. The annual Independence Day celebration returns to Treasure Island! Your amphitheater show ticket includes access to Kidz Bop, food and drink stands, free inflatables, complimentary 3D fireworks glasses and synchronized music during the fireworks. Get reserved seating for the largest fireworks display in southern Minnesota! Entry to inflatables and food & beverage stands opens at 6 PM.
Location: Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Address: 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, Minnesota 55089
Dates/Times: July 3rd at 8pm
Wanamingo 4th of July Celebration
Events July 2nd, 3rd and 4th including Rib Feed, Fireman's BBQ Dinner, Grand Parade, Fire and Rescue Waterfight, free family fun area, concessions, and Fireworks at dusk. Click here for full events schedule.
Location: Riverside Park
Dates/Times: July 3-4, Fireworks July 4th at dusk
If you know of a July 4th fireworks celebration in Southern Minnesota that is not included on this list, please let us know by sending us an email here and we'll get it added to the list.