Minneapolis 4th of July Guide

Wondering what’s happening this holiday weekend in Minneapolis? Explore all your 4th of July options in one place!

Due to COVID-19, the Minneapolis Red, White And Boom 4th of July fireworks event has been cancelled this year. It will return to the Mississippi Riverfront in 2022!


For 2021, the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board has announced a series of 4th of July events around the city. Check out all the fun happening at neighborhood and regional parks in Minneapolis:

For the latest updates, visit the MPBR website.

Nokomis Park

4955 W Lake Nokomis Pkwy
11 am-1 pm

Free family activities: Balloon artists and magician.

Armatage Park

2500 W 57th St.
11 am-1 pm

Free family activities: Balloon and caricature artists.

Webber Park

4300 Webber Parkway
11 am-1 pm

Free family activities: Kids dance with DJ and balloon artists.

Stewart Park

2700 S 12th Ave.
4 pm-6 pm

Free family activities: Balloon artists and kids dance with DJ.

Beltrami Park

111 Summer St. NE
4 pm-6 pm

Free family activities: Balloon artists and magician.

Lake Harriet

4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway
2 pm-3:30 pm

Free family activities: Caricature artists and Minneapolis Pops Orchestra.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

420 Main St. SE
3 pm-6 pm

Free Family activities: Live music from Maria and the Coins and The Changeups.

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More 2021 4th of July Events In Minneapolis


The Fab 4th of July at Fuller Park

The annual tradition of the Tangletown 4th of July parade and celebration will be put on hold again this year and focus on creating a neighborhood celebration. Live music featuring the Roe Family Singers, food trucks include Finer Meats & Eats, Cafe Ena‘s empanadas, and 9-Yum-Yum Ice Cream Truck! Local businesses will be present with activities, giveaways, and more. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets, pick up some food from one of our vendors, and get ready to enjoy live music with your neighbors!

Freedom & Free Beer

Inbound BrewCo
July 4, 2021
11:00am-10:00pm

Freedom tastes best with a free beer. This Independence Day, when you buy a pint in the taproom, you'll receive 1 FREE wooden nickel (good for 1 free beer - limited to your first purchase).**THE CATCH**You must be dressed in some form of red, white, and blue. It can be an Old Navy flag shirt, blue pants and a red top, your full American flag suit, or anything else your heart desires.

4TH OF JULY SUMMER BASH

Pryes Brewing Company
July 4 & 5, 2021
Starting at 11am

Join Pryes outdoors at the taproom for two days of fun in the sun, as they celebrate the weekend of the 4th with a Summer Bash! They'll have loads of fresh beer at the patio tap trailer, pizza & more from Cason Italian Eatery, the MN Nice Cream truck to cool you down, lawn games and FIRE DANCERS to dazzle you with a very unique 4th of July light show!
This is an all-ages event. Dogs are welcome to join on the patio.