Celebrate the Fourth of July during Minneapolis Red, White and Boom, a two-day celebration hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The event, held along the downtown Minneapolis Riverfront, features live music, great food, fun activities for the whole family, and the grand finale – fireworks!
On Monday, July 4, Father Hennepin Bluff Park will offer FREE family activities in the Family Fun Zone, 6–9:30 pm including balloon twisters, caricature artists, and hair and face painting. Bands performing this year are as follows:
Father Hennepin Bluff Park
6–7:30 pm Matthew Hannah
8-10 pm Funktion Junction
Mill Ruins Park
6–7:30 pm Plaid Brixx
8–10 pm Dylan Jakobsen
Boom Island Park
8:30–9:45 pm Minnesota Orchestra (NEW this year!)
The Red, White and Boom Celebration closes with a spectacular fireworks display along the Riverfront at 10 pm. For more information please go to www.mplsredwhiteboom.com.
Pre-Fourth of July Celebration
Sunday, July 3 | 7 pm | Nicollet Island
Enjoy free live music starting at 7 pm courtesy of Kerns and the Hemispheres, followed by the outdoor classic film “Field of Dreams.” Movie starts at dusk and food trucks will be on site for food purchases.