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Best 4th Of July Parties In Minnesota

June 20, 2013 7:00 AM

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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.

Lake Minnetonka 4th of July
Excelsior Commons and Port
1 Water St.
Excelsior, MN 55331
(952) 474-6461
www.lakeminnetonka.patch.com

Date: July 4, 2013

There is a great celebration every year on Lake Minnetonka and this 4th of July is no different. The firecracker races are always a family favorite at this festival. The sculptures in the sand contests are dirty but awesome. The live entertainment will send you and your family home cheering for more, especially from the Minnesota Orchestra. Last but not least, the fireworks display sends the night out with a bang. You and your guests can always find a place to stay while you’re there. Check out the Birdhouse Inn and Gardens.

Eagan’s July 4th Funfest
Eagan Festival Grounds
1501 Central Parkway
Eagan, MN 55121
(651) 675-5077
www.eaganfunfest.org

Date: July 3-4, 20313

July 4th is always a day to remember and the party is just getting started for this town. Eagan’s July 4th Funfest has games and a carnival for the kiddies with a date night with their parents. The awesome bike parade will leave you wanting to peddle your way off the grounds when the night is over and the ice cream contests are spectacular and fun as well. Get out and have some fun with your family this July 4th. If you and your family need a place to stay in case you are traveling, please feel free to check out Best Western Plus.

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Chanhassen’s 4th of July Celebration 
City Center Park
7700 Market Blvd.
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Lake Ann Park
1456 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN 55317
(952) 227-1100
www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us

Date: July 2-4, 2013

Chanhassen’s 4th of July Celebration has games, music and rides for the kids. The games on the beach are sandy but so much fun. The parade in the community is always nice too. Let’s not forget the awesome fireworks display at Lake Ann. This is always a favorite so come early to secure your spot. You and your guests can always find a room at AmericInn, County Inn and Suites, as well as at the Holiday Inn Express.

Bloomington Summer Fete
Normandale Lake Bandshell
5901 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55438
(952) 563-8895
www.ci.bloomington.mn.us

Date: July 3, 2013

The folks of Bloomington are running hot again on July 3rd. People searching for fun can find it here. The festival has an awesome carnival for the kiddies and music too. It has a kiddie stage and a Summer Fete Main Stage for the adults that will feature acts like The Tuxedo Band and the Power of 10. You and your family can come on out and party together. The fireworks display starts at dusk, so please don’t miss the main attraction. If you and your family are traveling and would like to stop by and enjoy this spectacular show, please feel free to check out the Crown Plaza Hotel or Staybridge Suites Minneapolis.

Richfield 4th of July
Veteran Memorial Park
6335 Portland Ave.
Richfield, MN 55423
(612) 861-9350
www.richfield4thofjuly.com

Date: July 2-4, 2013

The Richfield 4th of July event is held every day until 11 p.m. It will have fun for every member of the family. The children’s parade is a show-stopper and the car shows for dad and his sons are definitely favorable. The street dances will have everyone on the dance floor wanting to shake it until sundown. If you and your friends and family would love to come and explore this celebration, please feel free to check out the County Inn and Suites or the High Timber Lounge.

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Misty Wesley is a freelance writer covering all things Minnesota. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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