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Red, White and Boom

July 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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One event on July 4, 2017 at 6:30 am

Celebrate America’s Independence Day at Minneapolis Red, White and Boom, a celebration hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The annual event attracts more than 75,000 people to sites along the downtown Minneapolis riverfront, and features live music, great food, fun activities for the whole family, and the grand finale – fireworks!

Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay, and 5K

6:30 am

The Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon route travels through scenic Northeast Minneapolis, ending at the beautiful Stone Arch Bridge on Main Street.

Live Music and Family Activities

6-10 pm

Join us in Father Hennepin Bluffs Park for FREE family activities in the Family Fun Zone including jugglers, magicians, face painting, caricature artists and balloon artists.  Live music will be playing at Mill Ruins Park and Father Hennepin Bluffs Park.

Music Line-Up

Monday, July 3

Live FREE music and a movie at Nicollet Island.

7-8:30 pm: Music – Annie Mack
Dusk: Movie – Captain America: Civil War


Tuesday, July 4

Father Hennepin Bluff Park
Lineup to be determined.

Mill Ruins Park
8:00pm, Tre Aaron

Boom Island
Lineup to be determined.


10 pm

Each year a spectacular fireworks display concludes the Red, White and Boom Celebration. The fireworks display will be shot off from Water Power Park. Find a viewing area.

The Fourth of July Fireworks are funded by private donations from property owners, businesses, retailers, food and beverage establishments, residential communities, loft and condominium associations and property management companies located or doing business in Minneapolis. If you would like to support the fireworks through a donation please fill out the Firework Donation Form [PDF].

For further questions regarding fireworks donation please contact Erica Chua at echua@minneapolisparks.org or 612-230-6479.


July 3, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:


Minneapolis Riverfront
Minneapolis , MN United States + Google Map

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