The Fourth of July is the celebration of America’s independence, but here’s a little known fact: We didn’t actually declare our independence on that day.
The Twin Cities is the place to be if you want the best bang for your buck this Fourth of July weekend. Finance website, Wallet Hub, ranks Minneapolis the number one city in the U.S. to celebrate the Fourth!
We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.
The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.
Stop fighting the crowd for a blanket on the grass and a spot to wait for the fireworks to begin. Since Minnesota is home to 10,000 plus lakes, and fireworks tend to be set off over a lake, there are a lot of options for viewing the fireworks that don’t involve waiting a long time for it to get dark and being pretty far from a bathroom.
These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.
This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
Yes, it seems like just yesterday we were all being beaten down by the long winter and polar vortex. Believe it or not, Independence Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, making for a nice long weekend.
The winter and spring may have been cold and wet, but Independence Day has proven worth the wait for many Minnesotans. It has been a beautiful Fourth of July already, and the great weather weekend is just beginning.
This summer, for the first time since the scenic river town of Red Wing started celebrating Independence Day, it won’t have fireworks to mark the holiday. A committee couldn’t come up with the money necessary to put the show on.
With the Independence Day holiday approaching, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up enforcement this weekend against drunken boating.
We’ve got a list of many of the major Minnesota 4th of July and Independence Day events — check them out!
The Fourth of July is next week Thursday, and not surprisingly, it looks like many communities are going to have festivities spilling over into the weekend that follows. Besides the usual community fireworks and parades, there’s a lot to choose from around the state.
Young or old, everyone loves a good showing of fireworks. Here are the best places in Minnesota to see them.
Hey there America, are you ready to step out and party? It is time for the Independence Day celebrations throughout the Minnesota region this July 4th holiday. So come on out and have some fun at these great party festivals.
Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!
Before every holiday we hear the same reports: a projection of how many Americans are going to get in their cars or hop on airplanes to travel.
Although they’re fictional, we all wish we could hail to these chiefs! But who deserves your vote as best?
July 4 is typically Minnesota’s deadliest day on the road, but the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says preliminary reports state no fatal crashes occurred in the state on Independence Day.
Hundreds of cyclists celebrated their freedom on Independence Day by taking off their pants and riding through downtown Minneapolis.
Crowds flocked to watch the fireworks at Minneapolis’ annual Red, White and Boom celebration, bringing bug spray, water bottles and even some portable fans to deal with Wednesday’s record-breaking heat.
No A/C, no electricity and clothes made out of wool. Many Minnesotans spent Independence Day living like it was the early 1800s.